|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jul 17, 2019||referred to rules|
senate Bill S6632
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6632 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6632 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6632 SPONSOR: BIAGGI TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the tax law and the state finance law, in relation to allowing taxpayers to make a gift to the abortion access fund on their personal income tax returns PURPOSE: To break down barriers and aid in access to reproductive healthcare SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 adds a new section 630-g to the tax law establishes the abortion access fund. Section 2 adds a new section 99-hh to the state finance law, which sets about the parameters of the abortion access fund as established by the comptroller and commissioner of health. Section 3 sets the effective date.
S6632 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6632 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E July 17, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BIAGGI -- 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 allowing taxpayers to make a gift to the abortion access fund on their personal income tax returns 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 630-g to read as follows: § 630-G. GIFT TO THE ABORTION ACCESS FUND. EFFECTIVE FOR ANY TAX YEAR COMMENCING ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE, AN INDI- VIDUAL IN ANY TAXABLE YEAR MAY ELECT TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE ABORTION ACCESS 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. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ALSO ENSURE THAT A DESCRIPTION OF THE ABORTION ACCESS FUND IS INCLUDED WITHIN THE TAX FORM PREPARATION INSTRUCTION BOOKLET. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, ALL REVENUES COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE CREDITED TO THE ABORTION ACCESS FUND AND SHALL BE USED ONLY FOR THOSE PURPOSES ENUMERATED IN SECTION NINETY-NINE-HH OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW. § 2. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 99-hh to read as follows: § 99-HH. ABORTION ACCESS FUND. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED IN THE JOINT CUSTODY OF THE COMPTROLLER AND THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH, A SPECIAL FUND TO BE KNOWN AS THE "ABORTION ACCESS FUND". 2. SUCH FUND SHALL CONSIST OF ALL REVENUES RECEIVED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION SIX HUNDRED THIRTY-G OF THE TAX LAW, AND ALL OTHER MONIES APPROPRIATED, CREDITED, OR TRANSFERRED THERETO FROM ANY OTHER FUND OR SOURCE PURSUANT TO LAW. NOTHING CONTAINED HEREIN SHALL PREVENT THE STATE FROM RECEIVING GRANTS, GIFTS OR BEQUESTS FOR THE PURPOSES OF EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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