assembly Bill A9857

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes gifts, on personal income tax returns, for substance use disorder education and recovery

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 30, 2018 referred to finance
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 17, 2018 advanced to third reading cal.926
May 15, 2018 reported
Feb 14, 2018 referred to ways and means

A9857 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S897
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §629-b, Tax L; add §89-i, St Fin L; add §19.45, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7204
2019-2020: S1117
2021-2022: S4086

A9857 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes gifts, on personal income tax returns, for substance use disorder education and recovery; establishes the substance use disorder education and recovery fund for the receipt and expenditure of monies from such gifts; directs the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services to provide grants to organizations engaged in activities dedicated to providing education, prevention, treatment or recovery to those suffering from substance use disorders.

A9857 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9857

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 14, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GALEF -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Ways and Means

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in  relation  to  authorizing  a  gift  for
  substance  use  disorder education and recovery on personal income tax
  returns; to amend the state finance law, in relation  to  establishing
  the  substance  use disorder education and recovery fund; and to amend
  the mental hygiene law, in relation to providing grants for  substance
  use disorder education and recovery

  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-b  to
read as follows:
  §  629-B.  GIFT  FOR  SUBSTANCE  USE  DISORDER EDUCATION AND RECOVERY.
EFFECTIVE FOR ANY TAX YEAR COMMENCING ON OR  AFTER  JANUARY  FIRST,  TWO
THOUSAND  SEVENTEEN,  AN  INDIVIDUAL  IN  ANY  TAXABLE YEAR MAY ELECT TO
CONTRIBUTE TO THE SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER EDUCATION  AND  RECOVERY  FUND.
SUCH  CONTRIBUTION  SHALL  BE  IN  ANY WHOLE DOLLAR AMOUNT AND SHALL NOT
REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF STATE TAX OWED BY SUCH INDIVIDUAL.  THE COMMISSION-
ER 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 SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER EDUCATION AND RECOVERY FUND AND USED  ONLY
FOR  THOSE  PURPOSES  ENUMERATED  IN  SECTION EIGHTY-NINE-I OF THE STATE
FINANCE LAW.
  § 2. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 89-i  to
read as follows:
  §  89-I.  SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER EDUCATION AND RECOVERY FUND. 1. THERE
IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED IN THE JOINT CUSTODY OF THE COMMISSIONER OF  TAXA-
TION  AND  FINANCE AND THE STATE COMPTROLLER, A SPECIAL FUND TO BE KNOWN
AS THE "SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER EDUCATION AND RECOVERY FUND".
  2. SUCH FUND SHALL CONSIST OF ALL REVENUES RECEIVED  PURSUANT  TO  THE
PROVISIONS  OF  SECTION  SIX  HUNDRED  TWENTY-NINE-B OF THE TAX LAW, ALL
REVENUES RECEIVED PURSUANT TO APPROPRIATIONS BY THE LEGISLATURE, AND ALL
MONEYS APPROPRIATED, CREDITED OR TRANSFERRED THERETO FROM ANY OTHER FUND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets