File #: Int 0504-2022    Version: * Name: Cannabis business directory.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Economic Development
On agenda: 6/2/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to a cannabis business directory
Sponsors: Carlina Rivera , Crystal Hudson, Rita C. Joseph, Sandy Nurse, Jennifer Gutiérrez, Julie Won, Alexa Avilés, Chi A. Ossé, Amanda Farías, Darlene Mealy, Kevin C. Riley
Council Member Sponsors: 11
Summary: This bill would require the Office of Cannabis Business Services to create and regularly update a directory of active cannabis establishments in the city, identifying where such establishments are operated by social and economic equity applicants and minority- and women-owned business enterprises, and make such directory available on the website of the Department of Small Business Services.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 504, 2. Int. No. 504, 3. June 2, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-2-22, 5. Committee Report 6/28/22, 6. Hearing Testimony 6/28/22, 7. Hearing Transcript 6/28/22

Int. No. 504

 

By Council Members Rivera, Hudson, Joseph, Nurse, Gutiérrez, Won, Avilés, Ossé, Farías, Mealy and Riley

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to a cannabis business directory

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

     

Section 1. Subdivision c of section 1309 of chapter 56 of the New York city charter, as added by a local law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the establishment of an office of cannabis business services, is amended to read as follows:

c. The responsibilities of the office shall include:

1. monitoring the implementation of regulations pursuant to the cannabis law governing cannabis and cannabis establishments in the city;

2. establishing citywide social and economic cannabis equity goals at no less than those established under section eighty-seven of the cannabis law;

3. assisting social and economic equity applicants in applying for a license to operate cannabis establishments in accordance with article four of the cannabis law; [and]

4. offering, to the extent permitted under the cannabis law, incentives and programs to social and economic equity applicants in the city; and

5. creating and regularly updating a directory of all active cannabis establishments in the city, indicating where cannabis establishments are operated by social and economic equity applicants; where such establishments are businesses certified as minority or women-owned enterprises pursuant to section thirteen hundred four of the charter; and making such directory available to the public on the department’s website.

§ 2. This local law takes effect at the same time as a local law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the establishment of an office of cannabis business services.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Session 12

ARP

LS #7928/8110

5/24/22