assembly Bill A4736

2021-2022 Legislative Session

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

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Feb 08, 2021 referred to ways and means

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A4736 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6477
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §186-f, Tax L; add §99-ii, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8486

A4736 (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.

A4736 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4736
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  B. MILLER  --  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-II OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW; and
   § 2. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 99-ii to
 read as follows:
   § 99-II. 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.
                                                            LBD08898-01-1