SUBPART OO. BASTION COMMUNITY OF RESILIENCE DONATION
§120.221. Income tax checkoff; Bastion Community of Resilience
A. Every individual who files an individual income tax return for the current tax 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 Bastion Community of Resilience in lieu of that amount being paid to him as a refund. In this case the refund shall be reduced by the amount so designated. The designation shall be made at the time of filing the current year tax return and shall be made upon the income tax return form as prescribed by the secretary of the Department of Revenue, hereinafter referred to as the "secretary". No donation made under the provisions of this Part shall be invalid for want of an authentic act.
B. There is hereby established in the state treasury a special escrow fund to be known as the Bastion Community of Resilience Fund, hereinafter referred to as the "fund". The fund is established to receive deposits of donations made on individual income tax returns for the benefit of Bastion Community of Resilience. The fund shall be administered by the state treasurer, who shall every three months, remit the remaining balance of monies in the fund to Bastion Community of Resilience. Monies remitted to Bastion Community of Resilience from such donations shall be used for the development of innovative housing for recent war veterans suffering from traumatic brain injury or polytrauma, along with their families.
C. The House Committee on Ways and Means, may, at its discretion, request a report from Bastion Community of Resilience relative to its operations. The form and content of the report shall be prescribed by the chairman of the committee, but shall at a minimum contain a detailed explanation of the revenues and expenditures, as well as a description of Bastion Community of Resilience activities. The committee may summon any person employed by or associated with Bastion Community of Resilience to provide testimony with respect to the report.
Acts 2013, No. 392, §1, applicable to taxable years on or after Jan. 1, 2013.