senate Bill S2242A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes a tax check-off for gifts to food banks

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 12, 2016 print number 2242a
Jan 12, 2016 amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 06, 2016 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 22, 2015 referred to investigations and government operations

Co-Sponsors

S2242 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §625-a, Tax L; add §82, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5790
2013-2014: S946

S2242 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes a tax check-off for gifts to food banks; establishes the gifts to food banks fund; authorizes and directs the commissioner of temporary and disability assistance to promulgate rules and regulations necessary to distribute grants to local not-for-profit corporations for the distribution of food to persons in need.

S2242 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2242 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2242

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the tax law and the state finance law,  in  relation  to
  authorizing a tax check-off for gifts to food banks

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The tax law is amended by adding a  new  section  625-a  to
read as follows:
  S  625-A. GIFTS TO FOOD BANKS. EFFECTIVE FOR ANY TAXABLE YEAR COMMENC-
ING ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN,  AN  INDIVIDUAL  IN
ANY TAXABLE YEAR MAY ELECT TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE GIFTS TO FOOD BANKS FUND
FOR  FINANCIAL  SUPPORT FOR REGIONAL FOOD BANKS. SUCH CONTRIBUTION SHALL
BE IN ANY WHOLE DOLLAR AMOUNT AND SHALL NOT REDUCE THE AMOUNT  OF  STATE
TAX OWED BY SUCH INDIVIDUAL. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL INCLUDE SPACE ON THE
PERSONAL  INCOME  TAX  RETURN TO ENABLE A TAXPAYER TO MAKE SUCH CONTRIB-
UTION. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW ALL REVENUES COLLECTED
PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE CREDITED TO THE GIFTS  TO  FOOD  BANKS
FUND  AND  USED ONLY FOR THOSE PURPOSES ENUMERATED IN SECTION EIGHTY-TWO
OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW.
  S 2. The state finance law is amended by adding a new  section  82  to
read as follows:
  S  82. GIFTS TO FOOD BANKS FUND. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED IN THE
JOINT CUSTODY OF THE COMMISSIONER OF TAXATION AND FINANCE AND THE  STATE
COMPTROLLER  A  SPECIAL  FUND  TO  BE  KNOWN AS THE "GIFTS TO FOOD BANKS
FUND". MONIES IN THE FUND SHALL BE KEPT SEPARATE FROM AND NOT COMMINGLED
WITH OTHER FUNDS HELD IN THE JOINT CUSTODY OF THE COMMISSIONER OF  TAXA-
TION AND FINANCE AND THE STATE COMPTROLLER.
  2.  SUCH FUND SHALL CONSIST OF ALL REVENUES RECEIVED BY THE DEPARTMENT
OF TAXATION AND FINANCE  PURSUANT  TO  THE  PROVISIONS  OF  SECTION  SIX
HUNDRED  TWENTY-FIVE-A  OF THE TAX LAW AND ALL OTHER MONEY APPROPRIATED,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04758-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S2242A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §625-a, Tax L; add §82, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5790
2013-2014: S946

S2242A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes a tax check-off for gifts to food banks; establishes the gifts to food banks fund; authorizes and directs the commissioner of temporary and disability assistance to promulgate rules and regulations necessary to distribute grants to local not-for-profit corporations for the distribution of food to persons in need.

S2242A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2242A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 2242--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. LARKIN, PANEPINTO -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Investigations
  and Government Operations -- recommitted to the Committee on  Investi-
  gations  and  Government  Operations in accordance with Senate Rule 6,
  sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the tax law and the state finance law, in relation to
  authorizing a tax check-off for gifts to food banks

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  tax  law is amended by adding a new section 625-a to
read as follows:
  S 625-A. GIFTS TO FOOD BANKS. EFFECTIVE FOR ANY TAXABLE YEAR  COMMENC-
ING  ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN, AN INDIVIDUAL IN
ANY TAXABLE YEAR MAY ELECT TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE GIFTS TO FOOD BANKS FUND
FOR FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR REGIONAL FOOD BANKS. SUCH  CONTRIBUTION  SHALL
BE  IN  ANY WHOLE DOLLAR AMOUNT AND SHALL NOT REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF STATE
TAX OWED BY SUCH INDIVIDUAL. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL INCLUDE SPACE ON THE
PERSONAL INCOME TAX RETURN TO ENABLE A TAXPAYER TO  MAKE  SUCH  CONTRIB-
UTION. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW ALL REVENUES COLLECTED
PURSUANT  TO  THIS  SECTION SHALL BE CREDITED TO THE GIFTS TO FOOD BANKS
FUND AND USED ONLY FOR THOSE PURPOSES ENUMERATED IN  SECTION  EIGHTY-TWO
OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW.
  S  2.  The  state finance law is amended by adding a new section 82 to
read as follows:
  S 82. GIFTS TO FOOD BANKS FUND. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED IN  THE
JOINT  CUSTODY OF THE COMMISSIONER OF TAXATION AND FINANCE AND THE STATE
COMPTROLLER A SPECIAL FUND TO BE KNOWN  AS  THE  "GIFTS  TO  FOOD  BANKS
FUND". MONIES IN THE FUND SHALL BE KEPT SEPARATE FROM AND NOT COMMINGLED
WITH  OTHER FUNDS HELD IN THE JOINT CUSTODY OF THE COMMISSIONER OF TAXA-
TION AND FINANCE AND THE STATE COMPTROLLER.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04758-03-6

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