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File #: Int 1015-2013    Version: * Name: Publishing guides to inform businesses of the rules and regulations governing the operation of certain businesses.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Small Business
On agenda: 3/13/2013
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to publishing guides to inform businesses of the rules and regulations governing the operation of certain businesses.
Sponsors: David G. Greenfield, Fernando Cabrera , Margaret S. Chin, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Mathieu Eugene, Vincent J. Gentile, Sara M. Gonzalez, Peter A. Koo, G. Oliver Koppell, Karen Koslowitz, Brad S. Lander, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Annabel Palma, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Deborah L. Rose, Peter F. Vallone, Jr., Jumaane D. Williams, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Daniel J. Halloran III, Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 20
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2013*David G. Greenfield City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/13/2013*David G. Greenfield City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/13/2013*David G. Greenfield City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 1015
 
By Council Members Greenfield, Cabrera, Chin, Comrie, Eugene, Gentile, Gonzalez, Koo, Koppell, Koslowitz, Lander, Mark-Viverito, Palma, Recchia, Rose, Vallone, Williams, Rodriguez, Halloran and Ulrich
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to publishing guides to inform businesses of the rules and regulations governing the operation of certain businesses.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
      Section 1.  Chapter one 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 Business guide, dissemination. The commissioner shall produce a guide, to be updated on a quarterly basis, explaining all local laws and department rules and practices relevant to each category of license or permit granted or enforced by the commissioner whether pursuant to this code or rules promulgated hereunder or pursuant to state law or regulations promulgated thereunder. Such guide shall also include a listing of benefits offered by the department which may be available to small business owners. Such guide shall be available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, and Russian, and in any additional language the commissioner deems appropriate. Such guide shall be conspicuously posted on the department's website and shall be mailed to each licensee or permittee.
      §2. Chapter one of title 20 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 20-119 to read as follows:
      §20-119 Business guide, dissemination.  The commissioner shall produce a guide, to be updated on a quarterly basis, explaining all local laws and department rules and practices relevant to each category of license or permit granted or enforced by the commissioner whether pursuant to this code or rules promulgated hereunder or pursuant to state law or regulations promulgated thereunder. Such guide shall also include a listing of benefits offered by the department which may be available to small business owners. Such guide shall be available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, and Russian, and in any additional language the commissioner deems appropriate. Such guide shall be conspicuously posted on the department's website and shall be mailed to each licensee or permittee.
      §3.      This local law shall take effect 120 days after its enactment into law.
 
 
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