STATE OF NEW YORK
April 19, 2022
Introduced by M. of A. JOYNER -- read once and referred to the Committee
on Ways and Means
AN ACT to amend the tax law and the state finance law, in relation to
providing for taxpayer gifts for uterine fibroids education and estab-
lishing the uterine fibroids education 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 209-P to
2 read as follows:
3 § 209-P. Gift for uterine fibroids education. A taxpayer in any taxa-
4 ble year may elect to contribute to the support of the uterine fibroids
5 education fund. Such contribution shall be in any whole dollar amount
6 and shall not reduce the amount of the state tax owed by such taxpayer.
7 The commissioner shall include space on the corporate income tax return
8 to enable a taxpayer to make such contribution. Notwithstanding any
9 other provision of law, all revenues collected pursuant to this section
10 shall be credited to the uterine fibroids education fund and shall be
11 used only for those purposes enumerated in section ninety-seven-bbbbb of
12 the state finance law.
13 § 2. Part 2 of article 22 of the tax law is amended by adding a new
14 section 630-k to read as follows:
15 § 630-k. Gift for uterine fibroids education. An individual in any
16 taxable year may elect to contribute to the uterine fibroids education
17 fund. Such contribution shall be in any whole dollar amount and shall
18 not reduce the amount of state tax owed by such individual. The commis-
19 sioner shall include space on the personal income tax return to enable a
20 taxpayer to make such contribution. Notwithstanding any other provision
21 of law all revenues collected pursuant to this section shall be credited
22 to the uterine fibroids education fund and used only for those purposes
23 enumerated in section ninety-seven-bbbbb of the state finance law.
24 § 3. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 97-bbbbb
25 to read as follows:
26 § 97-bbbbb. Uterine fibroids education fund. 1. There is hereby estab-
27 lished in the joint custody of the commissioner of taxation and finance
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.
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1 and the comptroller, a special fund to be known as the "uterine fibroids
2 education fund".
3 2. Such fund shall consist of all revenues received by the department
4 of taxation and finance, pursuant to the provisions of section two
5 hundred nine-P and section six hundred thirty-k of the tax law, and all
6 other moneys appropriated, credited or transferred thereto from any
7 other fund or source pursuant to law. Nothing contained in this section
8 shall prevent the state from receiving grants, gifts or bequests for the
9 purposes of the fund as defined in this section and depositing them into
10 the fund according to law.
11 3. Monies of the fund shall be expended only for uterine fibroids
12 education projects. As used in this section, "uterine fibroids education
13 projects" means educational projects, including grants for uterine
14 fibroids education programs for health care providers and public, which
15 are approved by the department of health.
16 4. Monies shall be payable from the fund on the audit and warrant of
17 the comptroller on vouchers approved and certified by the commissioner
18 of health.
19 5. To the extent practicable, the commissioner of health shall ensure
20 that all monies received during a fiscal year are expended prior to the
21 end of that fiscal year.
22 § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.