assembly Bill A8486

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to using a portion of the public safety communications surcharge to support volunteer fire department initiatives

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to ways and means
Aug 07, 2019 referred to ways and means

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A8486 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §186-f, Tax L; add §99-hh, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A4736

A8486 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to using a portion of the public safety communications surcharge to support volunteer fire department initiatives; establishes the New York state volunteer fire department auxiliary fund.

A8486 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8486

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             August 7, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. B. MILLER, BLANKENBUSH, BYRNE, CROUCH, DeSTEFANO,
  HAWLEY,  JOHNS,  MANKTELOW,  NORRIS,  PALUMBO, SALKA, SCHMITT, STEC --
  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
  using  a  portion  of  the  public  safety communications surcharge to
  support volunteer fire department initiatives

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

  Section  1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 5 of section 186-f of the tax
law, as added by section 3 of part B of chapter 56 of the laws of  2009,
is amended to read as follows:
  (a)  forty-one and seven-tenths of the revenues collected and received
under this section into the [state general]  NEW  YORK  STATE  VOLUNTEER
FIRE  DEPARTMENT  AUXILIARY fund ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION NINETY-
NINE-HH OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW; and
  § 2. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 99-hh to
read as follows:
  § 99-HH. NEW YORK STATE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT AUXILIARY  FUND.  1.
ESTABLISHMENT  OF  THE  FUND.   THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED IN THE JOINT
CUSTODY OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER AND THE COMMISSIONER  OF  TAXATION  AND
FINANCE  A SPECIAL FUND TO BE KNOWN AS THE NEW YORK STATE VOLUNTEER FIRE
DEPARTMENT AUXILIARY FUND. MONEYS IN THIS ACCOUNT SHALL BE KEPT SEPARATE
AND NOT COMMINGLED WITH ANY OTHER MONEYS IN THE  CUSTODY  OF  THE  COMP-
TROLLER.
  2.  SOURCE  OF  FUNDS. THE SUM EQUAL TO THE AMOUNT IDENTIFIED IN PARA-
GRAPH (A) OF SUBDIVISION FIVE OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY-SIX-F OF THE
TAX LAW SHALL BE CREDITED TO THE FUND.
  3. USE OF FUNDS. SUCH MONEYS SHALL BE USED FOR THE PURPOSE OF  PROVID-
ING VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS IN THE STATE WITH GRANTS FOR THE PURCHASE
OF PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT, TURNOUT GEAR, HAZMAT SYSTEMS, COMMUNI-
CATIONS  TECHNOLOGY, RENOVATION OR RESTORATION OF BUILDINGS THAT CONTAIN

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