Bill Text: NY A06863 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Provides for notification to teachers regarding the federal income tax educator expense deduction.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-22 - referred to education [A06863 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A06863-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     March 22, 2019
        Introduced by M. of A. ORTIZ, SIMON, WEPRIN, SEAWRIGHT, WILLIAMS -- read
          once and referred to the Committee on Education
        AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to notification to teach-
          ers regarding the federal income tax educator expense deduction
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 115 to
     2  read as follows:
     3    § 115.  Teacher  notification;  educator  expense  deduction.  1.  For
     4  purposes  of  this section, the term "teacher" shall mean a kindergarten
     5  through grade twelve teacher, instructor, counselor, principal  or  aide
     6  for  at least nine hundred hours a school year in a school that provides
     7  elementary or secondary education, and the term "school" shall mean  any
     8  school that provides elementary or secondary education.
     9    2.  Each  principal, administrator or chief school officer of a school
    10  located within this state shall  notify  each  teacher  at  such  school
    11  regarding the federal income tax educator expense deduction available to
    12  teachers.  Such  notification  shall  be made in writing and provided to
    13  teachers during the month of January of each year.
    14    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.