SUBPART DD. LOUISIANA ASSOCIATION OF UNITED WAYS/LA 2-1-1
§120.111. Income tax checkoff; donation for Louisiana Association of United Ways/LA 2-1-1
A. Every individual who files an individual income tax return for the current year and who is entitled to a refund may designate on his current year return that all or any portion of the total amount of the refund to which he is entitled shall be donated to the Louisiana Association of United Ways/LA 2-1-1, hereinafter referred to as "United Ways/LA 2-1-1", in lieu of that amount being paid to him as a refund, in which case the refund shall be reduced by the amount so designated. The designation shall be made at the time of the filing of the current year tax return and shall be made on the income tax return form as prescribed by the secretary of the Department of Revenue. No donation made under the provisions of this Subsection shall be invalid for lack of an authentic act.
B. Donated monies shall be administered by the secretary and disbursed to United Ways/LA 2-1-1 in accordance with the provisions of R.S. 47:120.37. The United Ways/LA 2-1-1 shall use the monies derived from such donations for the 2-1-1 helpline for the purpose of alerting and educating the public on important services, opportunities, crises, and facts, and for necessary staff and administrative costs associated with the United Ways/LA 2-1-1 program.
C. The Senate Committee on Revenue and Fiscal Affairs or the House Committee on Ways and Means, may, at its discretion, request a report from the United Ways/LA 2-1-1 relative to its operations. The form and content of the report shall be prescribed by the chairman of the committee, but the report shall at a minimum contain a detailed explanation of the revenues and expenditures, as well as a description of the organization's activities. The committee may summon any person employed by or associated with the United Ways/LA 2-1-1 to provide testimony with respect to the report.
Acts 2012, No. 5, §1, eff. Apr. 25, 2012.