assembly Bill A1926

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the abortion access fund and allows taxpayers to make gifts to the fund

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Jan 13, 2021 referred to ways and means

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A1926 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S758
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §630-i, Tax L; add §99-ii, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8681, S6632

A1926 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A1926 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1926
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 13, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  REYES,  QUART,  WALKER, SIMON, L. ROSENTHAL,
   PICHARDO,  EPSTEIN,  FERNANDEZ,  CRUZ,   LAVINE,   SEAWRIGHT,   GLICK,
   DE LA ROSA,  O'DONNELL,  HEVESI, OTIS -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Ways and Means
 
 AN ACT to amend the state finance law and the tax law,  in  relation  to
   establishing the abortion access fund and allowing taxpayers to make a
   gift to such 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 state finance law is amended by adding a  new  section
 99-ii to  read as follows:
   §  99-II.  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-I 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.
   3. A. ON OR BEFORE THE FIRST DAY OF  FEBRUARY  EACH  YEAR,  THE  COMP-
 TROLLER  SHALL CERTIFY IN A REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR, THE TEMPORARY PRESI-
 DENT OF THE SENATE, THE SPEAKER OF THE    ASSEMBLY,  THE  CHAIR  OF  THE
 SENATE  FINANCE  COMMITTEE  AND THE CHAIR OF THE ASSEMBLY WAYS AND MEANS
 COMMITTEE, THE AMOUNT OF MONEY DEPOSITED IN  THE  ABORTION  ACCESS  FUND
 DURING  THE  PRECEDING  CALENDAR  YEAR  AS THE RESULT OF REVENUE DERIVED
 PURSUANT TO SECTION SIX  HUNDRED  THIRTY-I  OF  THE  TAX  LAW  AND  FROM
 GRANTS,_GIFTS  AND BEQUESTS. SUCH REPORT SHALL INCLUDE HOW THE MONIES OF
 THE FUND WERE UTILIZED DURING THE PRECEDING  CALENDAR  YEAR,  AND  SHALL
 INCLUDE:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.