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File #: Int 0498-2018    Version: * Name: Requiring food vendors to post prices.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business Licensing
On agenda: 2/14/2018
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
Council Member Sponsors: 1
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. 498, 2. Int. No. 498, 3. February 14, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 498

 

By Council Member Koslowitz

 

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.

 

 

RC/LUR/BAM

LS 503/Int. 836-2012/Int. 78-2014

LS # 1066

12/29/17