senate Bill S6632

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing the abortion access fund and allowing taxpayers to make gifts to the fund

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 17, 2019 referred to rules

S6632 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8681
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §630-g, Tax L; add §99-hh, St Fin L

S6632 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the abortion access fund and allows for individuals to designate a gift to the fund on their personal income tax returns.

S6632 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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