|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to budget and revenue|
|Dec 11, 2019||referred to rules|
senate Bill S6898
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Budget And Revenue Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6898 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Law Section:
- Tax Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §630-h, amd §612, Tax L; add §99-hh, St Fin L
S6898 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6898 SPONSOR: JACOBS 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 adoption access fund on their personal income tax returns PURPOSE: To amend the tax law and the state finance law, in relation to allowing taxpayers to make a gift to the Adoption Access Fund on their personal income tax returns SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill amends the tax law by adding new section 630-h to create the "Adoption Access Fund" and require that an option be included on all New York State personal income tax forms, enabling taxpayers to contribute all or a portion of their tax refunds to the Adoption Access Fund.
S6898 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6898 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E December 11, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. JACOBS -- 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 adoption 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-h to read as follows: § 630-H. GIFT TO THE ADOPTION 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 ADOPTION ACCESS FUND. SUCH CONTRIBUTION SHALL BE IN ANY WHOLE DOLLAR AMOUNT. 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 ADOPTION 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 ADOPTION 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. ADOPTION ACCESS FUND. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED IN THE JOINT CUSTODY OF THE COMPTROLLER AND THE COMMISSIONER OF THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES A SPECIAL FUND TO BE KNOWN AS THE "ADOPTION ACCESS FUND". 2. SUCH FUND SHALL CONSIST OF ALL REVENUES RECEIVED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION SIX HUNDRED THIRTY-H 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 THE FUND AS DEFINED IN THIS SECTION AND DEPOSITING THEM INTO THE FUND ACCORDING TO LAW.
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