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File #: Int 0294-2014    Version: * Name: Limiting the fees charged by the City for making online payments.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Governmental Operations
On agenda: 4/29/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to limiting the fees charged by the City for making online payments.
Sponsors: Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Fernando Cabrera , Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Elizabeth S. Crowley, Vanessa L. Gibson, Andy L. King, Peter A. Koo, Deborah L. Rose, Paul A. Vallone, Carlos Menchaca, Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 12
Summary: This bill would limit the maximum convenience fee that an agency may charge for an online payment to the lesser of $50 or 2% of such payment.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 294, 2. Committee Report 2/27/17, 3. Hearing Testimony 2/27/17, 4. Hearing Transcript 2/27/17
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2017*Julissa Ferreras-Copeland City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/27/2017*Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Committee on Governmental Operations Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/27/2017*Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Committee on Governmental Operations Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/29/2014*Julissa Ferreras-Copeland City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/29/2014*Julissa Ferreras-Copeland City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 294

 

By Council Members Ferreras-Copeland, Cabrera, Cornegy, Crowley, Gibson, King, Koo, Rose, Vallone, Menchaca, Salamanca and Ulrich

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to limiting the fees charged by the City for making online payments.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Chapter 48 of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new section 1076 to read as follows:

§1076 Limits on Fees Charged for Online Payments. The maximum fee that an agency or other City governmental entity may charge for the payment of a tax, penalty, fee or other payment to the City of New York online, rather than payment by other means, shall be fifty dollars, or two percent of the amount of such payment, whichever is less.

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

 

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