assembly Bill A6553

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes gifts, on personal income tax returns, for substance use disorder education and recovery

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Current Bill Status Via S4086 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 08, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.585
substituted for a6553
Jun 08, 2021 substituted by s4086
rules report cal.585
reported
reported referred to rules
Mar 19, 2021 referred to ways and means

A6553 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4086
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §629-b, Tax L; add §89-j, St Fin L; add §19.45, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7204
2017-2018: S897
2019-2020: S1117

A6553 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes gifts, on personal income tax returns, for substance use disorder education and recovery; establishes the substance use disorder education and recovery fund for the receipt and expenditure of monies from such gifts; directs the office of addiction services and supports to provide grants to organizations engaged in activities dedicated to providing education, prevention, treatment or recovery to those suffering from substance use disorders.

A6553 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6553
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. McDONALD -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Ways and Means
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  tax  law, in relation to authorizing a gift for
   substance use disorder education and recovery on personal  income  tax
   returns;  to  amend the state finance law, in relation to establishing
   the substance use disorder education and recovery fund; and  to  amend
   the  mental hygiene law, in relation to providing grants for substance
   use disorder education and recovery
 
   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 629-b to
 read as follows:
   § 629-B. GIFT FOR  SUBSTANCE  USE  DISORDER  EDUCATION  AND  RECOVERY.
 EFFECTIVE  FOR  ANY  TAX  YEAR COMMENCING ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO
 THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE, AN INDIVIDUAL IN ANY  TAXABLE  YEAR  MAY  ELECT  TO
 CONTRIBUTE  TO  THE  SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER EDUCATION AND RECOVERY FUND.
 SUCH CONTRIBUTION SHALL BE IN ANY WHOLE  DOLLAR  AMOUNT  AND  SHALL  NOT
 REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF STATE TAX OWED BY SUCH INDIVIDUAL.  THE COMMISSION-
 ER  SHALL  INCLUDE  SPACE  ON THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX RETURN TO ENABLE A
 TAXPAYER TO MAKE SUCH CONTRIBUTION. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER  PROVISION
 OF LAW ALL REVENUES COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE CREDITED
 TO  THE SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER EDUCATION AND RECOVERY FUND AND USED ONLY
 FOR THOSE PURPOSES ENUMERATED IN  SECTION  EIGHTY-NINE-J  OF  THE  STATE
 FINANCE LAW.
   §  2. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 89-j to
 read as follows:
   § 89-J. SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER EDUCATION AND RECOVERY FUND.  1.  THERE
 IS  HEREBY ESTABLISHED IN THE JOINT CUSTODY OF THE COMMISSIONER OF TAXA-
 TION AND FINANCE AND THE STATE COMPTROLLER, A SPECIAL FUND TO  BE  KNOWN
 AS THE "SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER EDUCATION AND RECOVERY FUND".
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08337-01-1