Int. No. 1048-A
By Council Members Koslowitz, Brewer, Comrie, Dromm, Fidler, James, Koo, Mendez, Palma, Richards, Van Bramer, Arroyo, Garodnick, Gennaro, Reyna, Vann and Ulrich
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the price of items sold at newsstands.
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Subdivision b of section 20-231 of subchapter seven of chapter two of title 20 of the administrative code, as amended by local law number 2 for the year 2002, is amended to read as follows:
b. Items other than newspapers, magazines, periodicals, and prepaid telecommunication or transit cards may be offered for sale from a newsstand if they are sold for less than [five] ten dollars exclusive of taxes; provided, however, that apparel, jewelry, hair ornaments, handbags and video cassettes shall not be offered for sale from a newsstand and that if food items are offered for sale, they must be prepackaged.
§ 2. This local law shall take effect 90 days after its enactment into law.