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File #: Int 1471-2019    Version: Name: Requiring the dept of small business services to offer certain business services including training and education.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Small Business
On agenda: 3/13/2019
Enactment date: 8/23/2019 Law number: 2019/156
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of small business services to offer certain business services including training and education
Sponsors: Helen K. Rosenthal, Corey D. Johnson, Kalman Yeger , Mark Levine, Diana Ayala , Justin L. Brannan, Carlina Rivera , Stephen T. Levin, Keith Powers , Vanessa L. Gibson, Ben Kallos, Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Robert F. Holden, Andrew Cohen, Bill Perkins, Margaret S. Chin, Paul A. Vallone, Farah N. Louis
Council Member Sponsors: 18
Summary: This bill would require the New York City Department of Small Business Services (“SBS”) to provide small businesses with training and education related to business operations, marketing, and regulatory compliance. SBS may also offer other assistance it deems necessary. SBS would also be required to annually report on the type and number of training and education programs it offers annually, and the number of people who participate in such programs.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1471-B, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1471-A, 3. Summary of Int. No. 1471, 4. Int. No. 1471, 5. March 13, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 6. Committee Report 3/18/19, 7. Hearing Testimony 3/18/19, 8. Hearing Transcript 3/18/19, 9. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 3-13-19, 10. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - March 13, 2019, 11. Proposed Int. No. 1471-A - 6/6/19, 12. Proposed Int. No. 1471-B - 8/2/19, 13. Committee Report 7/22/19, 14. Hearing Transcript 7/22/19, 15. July 23, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 16. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 7-23-19, 17. Int. No. 1471-B (FINAL), 18. Fiscal Impact Statement, 19. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor, 20. Local Law 156
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8/27/2019BHelen K. Rosenthal City Council Returned Unsigned by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/23/2019BHelen K. Rosenthal Administration City Charter Rule Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/23/2019BHelen K. Rosenthal City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/23/2019BHelen K. Rosenthal City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
7/22/2019*Helen K. Rosenthal Committee on Small Business Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/22/2019*Helen K. Rosenthal Committee on Small Business Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/22/2019*Helen K. Rosenthal Committee on Small Business Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/22/2019BHelen K. Rosenthal Committee on Small Business Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
3/18/2019*Helen K. Rosenthal Committee on Small Business Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/18/2019*Helen K. Rosenthal Committee on Small Business Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/13/2019*Helen K. Rosenthal City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/13/2019*Helen K. Rosenthal City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1471-B

 

By Council Members Rosenthal, The Speaker (Council Member Johnson), Yeger, Levine, Ayala, Brannan, Rivera, Levin, Powers, Gibson, Kallos, Cornegy, Holden, Cohen, Perkins, Chin, Vallone and Louis

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of small business services to offer certain business services including training and education

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 10 of title 22 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 22-1003 to read as follows:

§ 22-1003 Business services including training and education to small businesses. a. The department shall provide business services including training and education to small businesses regarding the following subjects:

1. Business operations, including the establishment and use of technological or other systems to deliver goods or services to customers efficiently, reduce costs, and maximize profits;

2. Marketing, including identifying market opportunities, preparing and executing marketing plans, developing pricing strategies, locating contract opportunities, negotiating contracts, utilizing public relations and advertising techniques, engaging in e-commerce, and retail merchandizing;

3. Compliance obligations, including education about regulatory requirements and assistance in understanding laws and rules applicable to small businesses; and

4. Such other training and education as the commissioner may deem appropriate.

b. The department shall conduct outreach to the small business community in order to advertise such training and education.

c. No later than January 1, 2020, and on or before January 1 annually thereafter, the department shall submit to the mayor and the speaker of the council and post on the department’s website an annual report regarding training and education offered to small businesses during the preceding fiscal year pursuant to this section. Such report shall include, but need not be limited to:

1. The total number of business services including training and education offered disaggregated by borough and whether such training and education was offered in multiple languages;

2. A general description of each business services including training and education offered; and

3. The total number of people who participated in each business services including training and education disaggregated by borough. 

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

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