New York City Council Header
File #: Int 0078-2014    Version: Name: Requiring food vendors to post prices.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Consumer Affairs
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 vendors to post prices
Sponsors: Karen Koslowitz, Peter A. Koo, Rory I. Lancman, Deborah L. Rose, Carlos Menchaca
Council Member Sponsors: 5
Summary: This bill would require mobile food vendors to post the total selling price of every item offered for sale, either in print or digital format, and would prohibit the vendor from charging more than the amount displayed.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 78-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 78, 3. Int. No. 78 - 2/26/14, 4. Proposed Int. No. 78-A - 10/28/16, 5. Committee Report 10/26/16, 6. Hearing Testimony 10/26/16, 7. Hearing Transcript 10/26/16
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2017AKaren Koslowitz City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/26/2016*Karen Koslowitz Committee on Consumer Affairs Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/26/2016*Karen Koslowitz Committee on Consumer Affairs Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/26/2016*Karen Koslowitz Committee on Consumer Affairs Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/26/2014*Karen Koslowitz City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/26/2014*Karen Koslowitz City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Proposed Int. No. 78-A

 

By Council Members Koslowitz, Koo, Lancman, Rose and Menchaca

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring food vendors to post prices

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1.  Section 17-314 of subchapter 2 of chapter 3 of title 17 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subdivision e to read as follows:

e. Post the total selling price for each food item offered for sale from any vehicle or pushcart used in the operation of a food vending business. Such posting shall be displayed in print or digital format. It shall be unlawful for a food vendor to charge more than the total amount displayed on such vehicle or pushcart.

§2.  This local law shall take effect 120 days after it becomes law, provided, however, that the commissioner shall take any actions necessary prior to such effective date for the implementation of this local law including the adoption of any necessary rules.

 

 

LS # 503

RC/LUR

10/04/16