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File #: Int 2206-2021    Version: * Name: Provision of financial grants to small businesses and non-profit organizations to be used for cleaning expenses.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Small Business
On agenda: 1/28/2021
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation the provision of financial grants to small businesses and non-profit organizations to be used for cleaning expenses
Sponsors: Brad S. Lander, Mark Gjonaj , Kalman Yeger , Ben Kallos
Council Member Sponsors: 4
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Small Business Services to create a financial grant program for small businesses and non-profit organizations to assist with the purchasing of cleaning supplies and services to minimize the spread of infectious diseases during a public health emergency.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2206, 2. Int. No. 2206, 3. January 28, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 1-28-21, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - January 28, 2021

Int. No. 2206

 

By Council Members Lander, Gjonaj, Yeger and Kallos

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation the provision of financial grants to small businesses and non-profit organizations to be used for cleaning expenses

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 10 of title 22 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 22-1006 to read as follows:

§ 22-1006 Infectious disease related cleaning expenses. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Financial grant. The term “financial grant” means the provision of money to an entity without an obligation of repayment.

Public health emergency. The term “public health emergency” means any declared state of emergency made in response to an outbreak of an infectious disease or other circumstances warranting enhanced sanitizing procedures for public health purposes as determined by the commissioner.

Small business. The term “small business” means a small business as defined by the United States small business administration pursuant to part 121 of title 13 of the code of federal regulations.

b. The department shall establish and operate a program to provide financial grants to small businesses and non-profit organizations to assist in the purchasing of cleaning supplies and services to minimize the spread of infectious disease during a public health emergency.

c. The commissioner shall establish criteria and procedures for the application for, and disbursement of, grants pursuant to this section. Such criteria and procedures shall be made publicly available on the department’s website. 

§ 2. This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law, provided that the commissioner of small business services may take all actions necessary for its implementation, including the promulgation of rules, before such effective date.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JDK

LS 14498

6/1/2020