assembly Bill A9118

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to contributions made to college savings accounts

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 28, 2016 signed chap.454
Nov 16, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 08, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.928
substituted for s6942
May 10, 2016 referred to higher education
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 05, 2016 advanced to third reading cal.550
May 04, 2016 reported
Apr 05, 2016 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 28, 2016 referred to higher education

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A9118 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6942
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §695-e, Ed L

A9118 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to contributions made to family tuition accounts; provides that a taxpayer may deposit a sum derived from his or her personal income tax refund into college savings accounts.

A9118 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9118

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 28, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BUCHWALD,  McDONALD, RIVERA, SKOUFIS, MAYER,
  PAULIN, THIELE, MOSLEY, BRABENEC, GALEF, RAIA,  CRESPO,  HYNDMAN,  RA,
  SIMON,   GRAF,  ROZIC,  CERETTO,  CROUCH,  STIRPE,  O'DONNELL,  STECK,
  SEPULVEDA, BLAKE, PICHARDO,  RICHARDSON,  ZEBROWSKI,  CAHILL,  MURRAY,
  PEOPLES-STOKES, JAFFEE, SALADINO, ROBINSON, FAHY, LALOR -- Multi-Spon-
  sored  by -- M. of A. BARCLAY, BLANKENBUSH, CYMBROWITZ, JOYNER, MAGEE,
  McLAUGHLIN, NOLAN, RAMOS, TITONE -- read  once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee on Higher Education

AN  ACT  to amend the education law, in relation to authorizing personal
  tax refunds to be contributed to accounts under  the  college  savings
  program

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 695-e of  the  education  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  593  of  the  laws  of 2003, is amended to read as
follows:
  4. Contributions to accounts may be made [only]  in  cash  OR  MAY  BE
DEPOSITED  BY  A TAXPAYER WHO HAS ELECTED TO CONTRIBUTE ALL OR A PORTION
OF A REFUND OF PERSONAL INCOME TAX TO AN ACCOUNT THAT  HAS  BEEN  ESTAB-
LISHED UNDER THIS ARTICLE.
  A.  TAXPAYER  CONTRIBUTIONS  SHALL  BE  MADE  BY DIRECT DEPOSIT TO THE
DESIGNATED ACCOUNT. THE AMOUNT ELECTED TO BE CONTRIBUTED BY THE TAXPAYER
MUST BE AT LEAST TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS AND MAY BE APPLIED  AS  A  CONTRIB-
UTION ONLY FOR THE TAX YEAR IN WHICH THE REFUND IS ISSUED.
  B.  THE  ELECTION SHALL BE MADE ON A FORM PRESCRIBED BY THE DEPARTMENT
OF TAXATION AND FINANCE AND FILED WITH THE TAXPAYER'S TAX RETURN FOR THE
TAX YEAR OR AT SUCH OTHER TIME AND IN SUCH OTHER MANNER AS  THE  DEPART-
MENT MAY PRESCRIBE. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PRESCRIBE THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF
ACCOUNTS  TO  WHICH  A TAXPAYER MAY ELECT TO CONTRIBUTE A PORTION OF THE
REFUND.
  C. THE ELECTION TO CONTRIBUTE ALL OR A PORTION OF A REFUND  SHALL  NOT
BE REVOCABLE.
  D.  ALL  OR A PORTION OF A REFUND MAY NOT BE CONTRIBUTED TO AN ACCOUNT
THAT HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED UNDER  THIS  ARTICLE  IF  THE  AMOUNT  OF  THE

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