|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Dec 21, 2018||signed chap.375|
|Dec 11, 2018||delivered to governor|
|Jun 20, 2018||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.2129
substituted for s8938
|Jun 20, 2018||substituted by a4572a|
ordered to third reading cal.2129
|Jun 06, 2018||referred to rules|
senate Bill S8938Signed By Governor
Archive: Last Bill Status Via - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S8938 - Details
S8938 - 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.
S8938 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8938 SPONSOR: FUNKE TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: Authorizes a tax check-off for gifts to the regional food banks to assist in providing food and nutritious supplement to those in need throughout New York State. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: The Tax Law is amended by adding a new Section 625-a and the State Finance Law is amended by adding a new Section 82 to allow taxpayers to make contributions to the regional food banks in New York State on their tax returns. JUSTIFICATION:
S8938 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8938 I N S E N A T E June 6, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. FUNKE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules 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: § 625-A. GIFTS TO FOOD BANKS. EFFECTIVE FOR ANY TAXABLE YEAR COMMENC- ING ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN, 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. § 2. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 82 to read as follows: § 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 TO LAW. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL PREVENT THE STATE FROM RECEIVING GRANTS, GIFTS OR BEQUESTS FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE FUND AS DEFINED IN THIS SECTION AND DEPOSITING THEM INTO THE FUND ACCORDING TO LAW. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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