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File #: Int 1000-2018    Version: * Name: In relation to microbusinesses.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Small Business
On agenda: 6/28/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to microbusinesses
Sponsors: Mark Gjonaj , Robert F. Holden
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: In an effort to better support the smallest and most vulnerable small businesses, this legislation defines the term “microbusiness” and requires the Department of Small Business Services to report on the number of microbusiness registered and doing business in the City of New York.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1000, 2. Int. No. 1000, 3. June 28, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-28-18, 5. Committee Report 11/26/18, 6. Hearing Testimony 11/26/18, 7. Hearing Transcript 11/26/18

Int. No. 1000

 

By Council Members Gjonaj and Holden

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to microbusinesses

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 22-1001 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 208 for the year 2017, is amended to read as follows:

                     § 22-1001 Definitions. As used in this chapter, the following terms have the following meanings:

Commissioner. The term “commissioner” means the commissioner of small business services.

Department. The term “department” means the department of small business services.

Microbusiness. The term “microbusiness” means a business that is independently owned and operated, not dominant in its field, with nine or fewer full-time employees or full-time equivalent employees.

§ 2. Chapter 10 of title 22 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 22-1003 to read as follows:

§ 22-1003 a. Microbusiness report. Beginning on January 1, 2019, and annually thereafter, the department shall submit to the council and post on its website, a list of the number of the microbusinesses registered and doing business in the city.

b. Such list shall be disaggregated by:

1. The borough, community district, council district and zip code of the address where such microbusiness is registered; and

2. Industry, pursuant to the most recent industry classifications standards of the north American industry classification system

§ 3. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LS # 6399

6/5/2018