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File #: Int 1698-2019    Version: * Name: Requiring the Department of Consumer Affairs to communicate electronically, in addition to regular mail, where an electronic mail address is provided by a licensee.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business Licensing
On agenda: 9/12/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the Department of Consumer Affairs to communicate electronically, in addition to regular mail, where an electronic mail address is provided by a licensee
Sponsors: Daniel Dromm , Ben Kallos
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill requires the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) to send copies of all written communication by electronic mail in addition to regular mail where an applicant for a license or renewal of a license provides an electronic mail address.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1698, 2. Int. No. 1698, 3. September 12, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-12-19, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - September 12, 2019

Int. No. 1698

 

By Council Members Dromm and Kallos

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the Department of Consumer Affairs to communicate electronically, in addition to regular mail, where an electronic mail address is provided by a licensee

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Section 20-107 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding new subdivisions d as follows:

d. Every application for a license or the renewal of an existing license shall provide an opportunity for the applicant to include an electronic mail address. Copies of every written communication sent by the department to the applicant by mail including, but not limited to, notices relating to the renewal, suspension, or revocation of a license, shall be sent electronically to such applicant if such applicant provides the department with an electronic mail address.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

BAM

LS 10786

6/26/2019