A01774 Summary:

BILL NO    A01774 

SAME AS    No same as 

SPONSOR    Ortiz (MS)

COSPNSR    Jaffee, Colton, Clark, Hooper, Magnarelli, Abbate, Titone, Cusick

MLTSPNSR   Cook, Duprey, Gottfried, Gunther, Jacobs, Perry, Schimel, Sweeney,
           Weisenberg

Add S627-a, Tax L; add S89-h, St Fin L

Establishes the New York state veterans' cemetery operation and maintenance
fund to provide moneys for the operation and maintenance of state veterans'
cemeteries; establishes the gift for veterans' cemetery operation and
maintenance to provide revenue to such fund; such a gift may be made on a
taxpayer's personal income tax return in whole dollar amounts.
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A01774 Actions:

BILL NO    A01774 

01/09/2013 referred to veterans' affairs
01/08/2014 referred to veterans' affairs
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A01774 Text:

                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
       ________________________________________________________________________

                                         1774

                              2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                                 I N  A S S E M B L Y

                                      (PREFILED)

                                    January 9, 2013
                                      ___________

       Introduced by M. of A. ORTIZ, JAFFEE, COLTON, CLARK, HOOPER, MAGNARELLI,
         GABRYSZAK,  ABBATE, TITONE, CUSICK, CASTRO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.
         of A. BOYLAND, COOK,  GOTTFRIED,  GUNTHER,  JACOBS,  V. LOPEZ,  PERRY,
         SCHIMEL,  SWEENEY, WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the Commit-
         tee on Veterans' Affairs

       AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation  to  establishing  a  gift  for
         veterans'  cemetery  operation  and  maintenance  which may be made on
         personal income tax return; and to amend the  state  finance  law,  in
         relation  to establishing the New York state veterans' cemetery opera-
         tion and maintenance fund

         THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
       BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

    1    Section  1.  The  tax  law is amended by adding a new section 627-a to
    2  read as follows:
    3    S 627-A.   GIFT FOR  VETERANS'  CEMETERY  OPERATION  AND  MAINTENANCE.
    4  EFFECTIVE  FOR  ANY  TAX  YEAR COMMENCING ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO
    5  THOUSAND FOURTEEN, AN INDIVIDUAL  IN  ANY  TAXABLE  YEAR  MAY  ELECT  TO
    6  CONTRIBUTE  TO THE NEW YORK STATE VETERANS' CEMETERY OPERATION AND MAIN-
    7  TENANCE FUND.  THE CONTRIBUTIONS SHALL BE IN ANY WHOLE DOLLAR AMOUNT AND
    8  SHALL NOT REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF STATE TAX OWED BY  SUCH  INDIVIDUAL.  THE
    9  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  INCLUDE  SPACE ON THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX RETURN TO
   10  ENABLE A TAXPAYER TO MAKE SUCH CONTRIBUTION. NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER
   11  PROVISION  OF  LAW, ALL REVENUE COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL
   12  BE CREDITED TO THE NEW YORK STATE VETERANS' CEMETERY OPERATION AND MAIN-
   13  TENANCE FUND, ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION EIGHTY-NINE-H OF THE STATE
   14  FINANCE LAW.
   15    S 2. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 89-h  to
   16  read as follows:
   17    S  89-H.  NEW  YORK STATE VETERANS' CEMETERY OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE
   18  FUND. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED IN THE JOINT CUSTODY OF THE COMMIS-

        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD01145-01-3
       A. 1774                             2

    1  SIONER OF TAXATION AND FINANCE AND THE STATE COMPTROLLER, A SPECIAL FUND
    2  TO BE KNOWN AS THE "NEW YORK  STATE  VETERANS'  CEMETERY  OPERATION  AND
    3  MAINTENANCE FUND".
    4    2.  SUCH  FUND SHALL CONSIST OF ALL REVENUE RECEIVED BY THE DEPARTMENT
    5  OF TAXATION AND FINANCE, PURSUANT  TO  THE  PROVISIONS  OF  SECTION  SIX
    6  HUNDRED TWENTY-SEVEN-A OF THE TAX LAW AND ALL OTHER MONEYS APPROPRIATED,
    7  CREDITED  OR  TRANSFERRED THERETO FROM ANY OTHER FUND OR SOURCE PURSUANT
    8  TO LAW.
    9    3. MONEYS IN THE NEW YORK STATE VETERANS' CEMETERY OPERATION AND MAIN-
   10  TENANCE FUND SHALL BE KEPT SEPARATE AND SHALL NOT BE COMMINGLED WITH ANY
   11  OTHER MONEYS IN THE CUSTODY OF THE COMMISSIONER OF TAXATION AND  FINANCE
   12  AND THE STATE COMPTROLLER.
   13    4.  THE  MONEYS  IN  SUCH FUND SHALL BE EXPENDED PURSUANT TO APPROPRI-
   14  ATIONS FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF STATE VETER-
   15  ANS' CEMETERIES.
   16    S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
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