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S01710 Summary:

BILL NO    S01710 

SAME AS    SAME AS A04279

SPONSOR    BOYLE

COSPNSR    GOLDEN, MARCHIONE

MLTSPNSR   

Add S99-w, St Fin L; add S630-d, Tax L

Relates to establishing the "police officer protection" fund for the purpose of
retrofitting officer patrol vehicles with bullet-proof glass.
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S01710 Text:

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

                                         1710

                              2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                                   I N  S E N A T E

                                   January 14, 2015
                                      ___________

       Introduced by Sens. BOYLE, GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and
         when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

       AN  ACT  to  amend the state finance law and the tax law, in relation to
         establishing the police officer protection fund

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

    1    Section  1.  The  commissioner  of  the  division  of criminal justice
    2  services shall establish and implement a program to retrofit all  patrol
    3  vehicles  of  the  New York police department, and thereafter all patrol
    4  vehicles of the New York state police, with  bullet-proof  glass  within
    5  five  years  of the effective date of this act. Funding for such program
    6  shall be drawn from  the  police  officer  protection  fund  established
    7  pursuant to section 99-w of the state finance law.
    8    S  2. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 99-w to
    9  read as follows:
   10    S 99-W. POLICE OFFICER PROTECTION FUND. 1. A SPECIAL FUND TO BE  KNOWN
   11  AS  THE  "POLICE  OFFICER  PROTECTION FUND" IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED IN THE
   12  CUSTODY OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER AND THE COMMISSIONER  OF  TAXATION  AND
   13  FINANCE.
   14    2.  THE  FUND  SHALL  CONSIST  OF  ALL MONIES TRANSFERRED TO SUCH FUND
   15  PURSUANT TO LAW, ALL MONIES REQUIRED BY ANY PROVISION OF LAW TO BE  PAID
   16  INTO  OR CREDITED TO THE FUND, ALL MONIES FROM GIFTS PURSUANT TO SECTION
   17  SIX HUNDRED THIRTY-D OF THE TAX LAW AND ANY INTEREST EARNINGS WHICH  MAY
   18  ACCRUE  FROM  THE  INVESTMENT  OF  MONIES IN THE FUND. NOTHING CONTAINED
   19  HEREIN SHALL PREVENT THE STATE FROM RECEIVING GRANTS, GIFTS OR  BEQUESTS
   20  FOR  THE  PURPOSES OF THE FUND AS DEFINED IN THIS SECTION AND DEPOSITING
   21  THEM INTO THE FUND ACCORDING TO LAW.
   22    3. MONIES OF THE FUND, WHEN ALLOCATED, SHALL BE AVAILABLE TO THE DIVI-
   23  SION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES FOR THE PURPOSE  OF  ESTABLISHING  AND
   24  IMPLEMENTING  A  PROGRAM TO RETROFIT ALL PATROL VEHICLES OF THE NEW YORK

        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD07202-01-5
       S. 1710                             2

    1  POLICE DEPARTMENT, AND THEREAFTER ALL PATROL VEHICLES OF  THE  NEW  YORK
    2  STATE POLICE, WITH BULLET-PROOF GLASS.
    3    4.  MONIES  SHALL BE PAYABLE FROM THE FUND ON THE AUDIT AND WARRANT OF
    4  THE COMPTROLLER ON VOUCHERS APPROVED AND CERTIFIED BY  THE  COMMISSIONER
    5  OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES.
    6    S  3.  The tax law is amended by adding a new section 630-d to read as
    7  follows:
    8    S 630-D. GIFT FOR THE POLICE OFFICER PROTECTION  FUND.  EFFECTIVE  FOR
    9  ANY TAX YEAR COMMENCING ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN,
   10  AN  INDIVIDUAL IN ANY TAXABLE YEAR MAY ELECT TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE POLICE
   11  OFFICER PROTECTION FUND. SUCH CONTRIBUTION SHALL BE IN ANY WHOLE  DOLLAR
   12  AMOUNT  AND  SHALL NOT REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF STATE TAX OWED BY SUCH INDI-
   13  VIDUAL. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL INCLUDE SPACE ON THE PERSONAL INCOME  TAX
   14  RETURN  TO ENABLE A TAXPAYER TO MAKE SUCH CONTRIBUTION.  NOTWITHSTANDING
   15  ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW  ALL  REVENUES  COLLECTED  PURSUANT  TO  THIS
   16  SECTION  SHALL  BE  CREDITED  TO POLICE OFFICER PROTECTION FUND AND USED
   17  ONLY FOR THOSE PURPOSES ENUMERATED IN SECTION NINETY-NINE-W OF THE STATE
   18  FINANCE LAW.
   19    S 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
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