senate Bill S5952

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides taxpayer gifts for gun violence research; establishes the gun violence research fund

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Current Bill Status Via A2111 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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    • Passed Assembly
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1203
substituted for s5952
Jun 10, 2021 substituted by a2111
May 24, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 20, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 19, 2021 1st report cal.1203
May 04, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Mar 23, 2021 referred to budget and revenue

Votes

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May 19, 2021 - Finance committee Vote

S5952
16
2
committee
16
Aye
2
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 4, 2021 - Budget and Revenue committee Vote

S5952
5
1
committee
5
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Budget and Revenue Committee Vote: May 4, 2021

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

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S5952 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2111
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §630-i, Tax L; add §86, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9224
2017-2018: A7021
2019-2020: A7539

S5952 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides taxpayer gifts for gun violence research; requires the tax commission to include space on the personal income tax return to enable a taxpayer to make such contribution; establishes the gun violence research fund.

S5952 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5952 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5952
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 23, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. REICHLIN-MELNICK -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Budget and Reven-
   ue
 
 AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to providing taxpayer gifts for
   gun violence research; and to amend the state finance law, in relation
   to establishing the gun violence research fund

   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-i to
 read as follows:
   § 630-I. GIFT FOR THE GUN VIOLENCE RESEARCH FUND.  EFFECTIVE  FOR  ANY
 TAX  YEAR COMMENCING ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE,
 A TAXPAYER IN ANY TAXABLE YEAR  MAY  ELECT  TO  CONTRIBUTE  TO  THE  GUN
 VIOLENCE RESEARCH FUND ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION EIGHTY-SIX OF THE
 STATE FINANCE LAW. SUCH CONTRIBUTION SHALL BE IN ANY WHOLE DOLLAR AMOUNT
 AND SHALL NOT REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF STATE TAX OWED BY SUCH TAXPAYER.  THE
 COMMISSIONER  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 GUN VIOLENCE RESEARCH FUND AND USED  ONLY  FOR  THOSE
 PURPOSES ENUMERATED IN SECTION EIGHTY-SIX OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW.
   §  2.  The  state finance law is amended by adding a new section 86 to
 read as follows:
   § 86. GUN VIOLENCE RESEARCH FUND. 1.  THERE IS HEREBY  ESTABLISHED  IN
 THE JOINT CUSTODY OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER AND THE COMMISSIONER OF TAXA-
 TION  AND  FINANCE  A  SPECIAL  FUND  TO  BE  KNOWN AS THE "GUN VIOLENCE
 RESEARCH FUND".
   2. SUCH FUND SHALL CONSIST OF ALL REVENUES RECEIVED BY THE  DEPARTMENT
 OF  TAXATION  AND  FINANCE,  PURSUANT  TO  THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION SIX
 HUNDRED THIRTY-I OF THE TAX LAW AND ALL OTHER MONIES APPROPRIATED, CRED-
 ITED, OR TRANSFERRED THERETO FROM ANY OTHER FUND OR SOURCE  PURSUANT  TO
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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