senate Bill S1117

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee


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Jan 11, 2019 referred to investigations and government operations

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S1117 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §629-b, Tax L; add §89-j, St Fin L; add §19.45, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7204
2017-2018: S897

S1117 (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.

S1117 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1117 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1117

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. AMEDORE, AKSHAR -- 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 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 NINETEEN, 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-J  OF  THE  STATE
FINANCE LAW.
  §  2. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 89-j to
read as follows:
  § 89-J. 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".

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

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