File #: Int 1103-2016    Version: * Name: Requiring signage about the risks of sugars and other carbohydrates for people with diabetes and prediabetes.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 3/9/2016
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring signage about the risks of sugars and other carbohydrates for people with diabetes and prediabetes
Sponsors: Inez D. Barron, Andrew Cohen, Annabel Palma, Jumaane D. Williams, James Vacca
Council Member Sponsors: 5
Summary: This bill would require restaurants with seating areas to post a sign with information on the risks of excessive intake of sugars and other carbohydrates for people with diabetes and prediabetes. The sign would be created by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and would be in available in a variety of languages.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required, Grace Period Applies
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1103, 2. March 9, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Committee Report 5/3/17, 4. Hearing Testimony 5/3/17, 5. Hearing Transcript 5/3/17
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12/31/2017*Inez D. Barron City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/3/2017*Inez D. Barron Committee on Health Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/3/2017*Inez D. Barron Committee on Health Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/9/2016*Inez D. Barron City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/9/2016*Inez D. Barron City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1103

By Council Members Barron, Cohen, Palma, Williams and Vacca

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring signage about the risks of sugars and other carbohydrates for people with diabetes and prediabetes

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

                     Section 1. Chapter 15 of title 17 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 17-1506 to read as follows:

                     § 17-1506 Required diabetes information signage. a. Every food service establishment that sells food for consumption on the premises of such establishment shall display the poster created by the department pursuant to subdivision b of this section in a conspicuous location within such establishment.

                     b. The department shall create a poster containing information on the risks of excessive sugar and other carbohydrate intake for diabetic and prediabetic individuals. Such poster shall be made available to food service establishments in covered languages.

                     c. Any person who violates subdivision a of this section, or any rules promulgated pursuant to this section, shall be liable for a civil penalty of not more than $500, recoverable in a proceeding before any tribunal established within the office of administrative trials and hearings or within any agency of the city of New York designated to conduct such proceedings, except that a person shall not be subject to such civil penalty for a first-time violation of subdivision a of this section, or any rules promulgated pursuant to this section, if such person proves to the satisfaction of the department, within thirty days of the issuance of the notice of violation and prior to the commencement of an adjudication of the violation, that the violation has been cured. The submission of proof of a cure shall be deemed an admission of liability for all purposes. The department shall permit such proof to be submitted electronically or in person. A person may seek review, before the tribunal within any agency of the city of New York designated to conduct such proceedings, of the determination that the person has not submitted proof of a cure within fifteen days of receiving written notification of such determination.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law, except that the department of health and mental hygiene shall take such actions are as necessary for the timely implementation of this local law, including the creation of a poster pursuant to the requirements of section 1 of this local law and the promulgation of rules, prior to such effective date.

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