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File #: Int 0122-2014    Version: * Name: Requiring food service establishments to provide hand sanitizer dispensaries in close proximity to buffet stands.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 2/26/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring food service establishments to provide hand sanitizer dispensaries in close proximity to buffet stands.
Sponsors: Rosie Mendez, Donovan J. Richards
Council Member Sponsors: 2

Int. No. 122

 

By Council Members Mendez and Richards

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring food service establishments to provide hand sanitizer dispensaries in close proximity to buffet stands.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

                     Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 17 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 17-198 to read as follows:

                     § 17-198 Hand Sanitizer Dispensaries. a. For the purposes of this section, “food service establishment” means a place where food is provided for individual portion service directly to the consumer whether such food is provided free of charge or sold, and whether consumption occurs on or off the premises or is provided from a pushcart, stand or vehicle.

                     b. Food service establishments that operate or maintain a self-service salad bar or buffet shall be required to provide a hand sanitizer dispensary in close proximity to such salad bar or buffet, but no closer than six feet to and no further than twelve feet from such salad bar or buffet.                     

                     §2.                     This local law shall take effect 60 days after its enactment into law.

 

 

 

 

 

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