senate Bill S632A

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes a gift for eliminating the stigma relating to mental illness on personal income tax returns

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 20, 2015 signed chap.422
Nov 10, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2015 returned to assembly
passed senate
substituted for s632a
Jun 16, 2015 substituted by a833a
ordered to third reading cal.1652
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 21, 2015 print number 632a
Apr 21, 2015 amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 07, 2015 referred to investigations and government operations

Co-Sponsors

S632 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A833
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §629-a, Tax L; add §95-h, St Fin L; add §7.47, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4840
2011-2012: A4286
2013-2014: S3864, A5953

S632 - Summary

Establishes a gift for eliminating the stigma relating to mental illness on personal income tax returns; establishes the mental illness anti-stigma fund into which such gifts shall be deposited; directs the monies in such fund be used by the office of mental health to provide grants to organizations dedicated to eliminating the stigma attached to mental illness and those with mental health needs.

S632 - Sponsor Memo

S632 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   632

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. CARLUCCI, LATIMER -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Investigations
  and Government Operations

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation  to  establishing  a  gift  for
  eliminating  the  stigma relating to mental illness on personal income
  tax returns; to amend the state finance law, in relation to establish-
  ing a mental illness anti-stigma fund; and to amend the mental hygiene
  law, in relation to directing the office of mental health  to  provide
  grants  to  organizations dedicated to eliminating the stigma attached
  to mental illness and persons with mental health needs

  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 629-a to
read as follows:
  S 629-A. GIFT FOR ELIMINATING THE STIGMA RELATING TO  MENTAL  ILLNESS.
EFFECTIVE  FOR  ANY  TAX  YEAR COMMENCING ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO
THOUSAND FIFTEEN, AN  INDIVIDUAL  IN  ANY  TAXABLE  YEAR  MAY  ELECT  TO
CONTRIBUTE  TO  THE  MENTAL  ILLNESS ANTI-STIGMA FUND. 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
CONTRIBUTION.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, ALL REVENUE
COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION  SHALL  BE  CREDITED  TO  THE  MENTAL
ILLNESS  ANTI-STIGMA FUND AND USED ONLY FOR THOSE PURPOSES ENUMERATED IN
SECTION NINETY-FIVE-H OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW.
  S 2. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 95-h  to
read as follows:
  S  95-H.  MENTAL  ILLNESS  ANTI-STIGMA FUND. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTAB-
LISHED IN THE JOINT CUSTODY OF THE COMMISSIONER OF TAXATION AND  FINANCE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02004-02-5

Co-Sponsors

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S632A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A833
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §629-a, Tax L; add §95-h, St Fin L; add §7.47, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4840
2011-2012: A4286
2013-2014: S3864, A5953

S632A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a gift for eliminating the stigma relating to mental illness on personal income tax returns; establishes the mental illness anti-stigma fund into which such gifts shall be deposited; directs the monies in such fund be used by the office of mental health to provide grants to organizations dedicated to eliminating the stigma attached to mental illness and those with mental health needs.

S632A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S632A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 632--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. CARLUCCI, CROCI, LARKIN, LATIMER, ORTT -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on  Investigations  and Government Operations -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  tax law, in relation to establishing a gift for
  eliminating the stigma relating to mental illness on  personal  income
  tax returns; to amend the state finance law, in relation to establish-
  ing a mental illness anti-stigma fund; and to amend the mental hygiene
  law,  in  relation to directing the office of mental health to provide
  grants to organizations dedicated to eliminating the  stigma  attached
  to mental illness and persons with mental health needs

  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  629-a  to
read as follows:
  S  629-A.  GIFT FOR ELIMINATING THE STIGMA RELATING TO MENTAL ILLNESS.
EFFECTIVE FOR ANY TAX YEAR COMMENCING ON OR  AFTER  JANUARY  FIRST,  TWO
THOUSAND  FIFTEEN,  AN  INDIVIDUAL  IN  ANY  TAXABLE  YEAR  MAY ELECT TO
CONTRIBUTE TO THE MENTAL ILLNESS  ANTI-STIGMA  FUND.  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
CONTRIBUTION. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF  LAW,  ALL  REVENUE
COLLECTED  PURSUANT  TO  THIS  SECTION  SHALL  BE CREDITED TO THE MENTAL
ILLNESS ANTI-STIGMA FUND AND USED ONLY FOR THOSE PURPOSES ENUMERATED  IN
SECTION NINETY-FIVE-H OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW.
  S  2. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 95-h to
read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02004-08-5

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