assembly Bill A1568

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes a tax check-off for gifts to food banks

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to ways and means
Jan 12, 2015 referred to ways and means

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A1568 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §625-a, Tax L; add §82, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6045
2011-2012: A359
2013-2014: A7097
2017-2018: A4572

A1568 (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.

A1568 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1568

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. MAGEE, MARKEY, CLARK -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.
  of A. GLICK, MORELLE, PERRY -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Ways and Means

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 STATE GIFTS TO FOOD
BANKS FUND FOR FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR REGIONAL FOOD BANKS. SUCH  CONTRIB-
UTION  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 CONTRIBUTION. 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
SOLE  CUSTODY OF THE COMMISSIONER OF TAXATION AND FINANCE 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
SOLE CUSTODY OF THE COMMISSIONER OF TAXATION AND FINANCE.
  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,
CREDITED,  OR TRANSFERRED THERETO FROM ANY OTHER FUND OR SOURCE PURSUANT

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04758-02-5

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