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File #: Int 1680-2019    Version: * Name: Reporting requirements regarding the production, processing, distribution and consumption of food in the city required by Local Law 52 of 2011.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Economic Development
On agenda: 8/14/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reporting requirements regarding the production, processing, distribution and consumption of food in the city required by Local Law 52 of 2011
Sponsors: Paul A. Vallone, Corey D. Johnson, Ben Kallos, Diana Ayala , Vanessa L. Gibson, Brad S. Lander, Helen K. Rosenthal, Farah N. Louis
Council Member Sponsors: 8
Summary: This bill would require the Office of Long-Term Planning and sustainability to expand its annual Food System Metrics Report to include additional information regarding: (1) the changing patterns of the retail availability of food; (2) the number of people eligible for public food programs but not enrolled; (3) the number of retailers who accept SNAP or other public benefits; (4) the density of fast-food establishments; (5) the number and percent of sub-populations experiencing food insecurity; and (6) the metrics charting progress towards reducing inequities in the distribution of food and diet-related diseases. OLTPS would also need to consider other sources of citywide data in developing the annual Food System Metrics Report.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required, Oversight, Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1680, 2. Int. No. 1680, 3. August 14, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8-14-19, 5. Committee Report 9/18/19, 6. Report - Growing Food Equity in New York City, 7. Hearing Testimony 9/18/19, 8. Hearing Transcript 9/18/19, 9. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - August 14, 2019
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9/18/2019*Paul A. Vallone Committee on Education Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/18/2019*Paul A. Vallone Committee on Education Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/18/2019*Paul A. Vallone Committee on Economic Development Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/18/2019*Paul A. Vallone Committee on Economic Development Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/14/2019*Paul A. Vallone City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/14/2019*Paul A. Vallone City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1680

 

By Council Members Vallone, the Speaker (Council Member Johnson), Kallos, Ayala, Gibson, Lander, Rosenthal and Louis

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reporting requirements regarding the production, processing, distribution and consumption of food in the city required by Local Law 52 of 2011

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

     

Section 1. Paragraphs 19 and 20 of subdivision a of section 3-120 of subchapter 2 of chapter 1 of title 3 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 52 for the year 2011, are amended to read as follows:

19. the number of vendors at greenmarkets, farmers' markets and similar markets operated by the council on the environment of New York city or any successor entity, and the average number of vendors at such markets, sorted by borough; [and]

20. for the report due no later than September first, two thousand fourteen, and in every report thereafter, contents of the report on food security as required by subdivision j of section 20 of the charter;

§ 2. Subdivision a of section 3-120 of subchapter 2 of chapter 1 of title 3 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 52 for the year 2011, is amended by adding new paragraphs 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 and 26 to read as follows:

21. the changing patterns of the retail availability of food, disaggregated by neighborhood;

22. the number of individuals or households eligible for public food programs but not enrolled in such programs, disaggregated by race, age and gender of the individual, and disaggregated by community district for households;

23. the number of retailers who accept SNAP or other benefits, disaggregated by community district;

24. the density of fast food establishments, where such term has the same meaning as set forth in section 20-1201 of the code, disaggregated by community district;

25. the number and percent of various sub-populations experiencing food insecurity based on most recent available census data; and

26. the metrics charting progress towards reducing socioeconomic, racial and ethnic inequities in the distribution of food insecurity and diet-related diseases.

§ 3. Section 3-120 of subchapter 2 of chapter 1 of title 3 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 52 for the year 2011, is amended by adding a new subdivision a-1 to read as follows:

a-1. The report required by subdivision a of this section shall incorporate other sources of data including, but not limited to, the mayor’s management report, annual city budget reports, the department of health’s annual community health surveys and restaurant data, the department of education’s reports on the use of school meals, and the New York state department of agriculture and markets’ food retail database.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law.

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