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Meeting Name: Committee on Consumer Affairs (inactive) Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/9/2015 10:30 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Committee Room - City Hall
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Int 0726-2015 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr. Proposed Int. No. 726-ARequiring the dept of consumer affairs to hold multiple business education events each year throughout the five boroughs.IntroductionThis bill would require DCA and SBS to organize and conduct business education days in at least two separate locations in each borough every year. These events would provide local businesses with information regarding the laws, rules, regulations that are enforced by DCA, including but not limited to: • Consumer protection laws • Truth in pricing laws • Licensing regimes The first of these events would be held on or before June 30, 2015. Any lectures or materials produced for the events would be available on DCA’s website and provided in English and in the six most common languages spoken by limited English proficient individuals in the city. The bill would also require DCA to submit an annual report to the Council detailing: (i) the number of business education days held, (ii) the location of each event, (iii) the number of participants in each event; and (iv) the information provided at each event.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0726-2015 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Requiring the dept of consumer affairs to hold multiple business education events each year throughout the five boroughs.IntroductionThis bill would require DCA and SBS to organize and conduct business education days in at least two separate locations in each borough every year. These events would provide local businesses with information regarding the laws, rules, regulations that are enforced by DCA, including but not limited to: • Consumer protection laws • Truth in pricing laws • Licensing regimes The first of these events would be held on or before June 30, 2015. Any lectures or materials produced for the events would be available on DCA’s website and provided in English and in the six most common languages spoken by limited English proficient individuals in the city. The bill would also require DCA to submit an annual report to the Council detailing: (i) the number of business education days held, (ii) the location of each event, (iii) the number of participants in each event; and (iv) the information provided at each event.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0726-2015 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Requiring the dept of consumer affairs to hold multiple business education events each year throughout the five boroughs.IntroductionThis bill would require DCA and SBS to organize and conduct business education days in at least two separate locations in each borough every year. These events would provide local businesses with information regarding the laws, rules, regulations that are enforced by DCA, including but not limited to: • Consumer protection laws • Truth in pricing laws • Licensing regimes The first of these events would be held on or before June 30, 2015. Any lectures or materials produced for the events would be available on DCA’s website and provided in English and in the six most common languages spoken by limited English proficient individuals in the city. The bill would also require DCA to submit an annual report to the Council detailing: (i) the number of business education days held, (ii) the location of each event, (iii) the number of participants in each event; and (iv) the information provided at each event.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0726-2015 ARafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Requiring the dept of consumer affairs to hold multiple business education events each year throughout the five boroughs.IntroductionThis bill would require DCA and SBS to organize and conduct business education days in at least two separate locations in each borough every year. These events would provide local businesses with information regarding the laws, rules, regulations that are enforced by DCA, including but not limited to: • Consumer protection laws • Truth in pricing laws • Licensing regimes The first of these events would be held on or before June 30, 2015. Any lectures or materials produced for the events would be available on DCA’s website and provided in English and in the six most common languages spoken by limited English proficient individuals in the city. The bill would also require DCA to submit an annual report to the Council detailing: (i) the number of business education days held, (ii) the location of each event, (iii) the number of participants in each event; and (iv) the information provided at each event.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0729-2015 *Vincent J. Gentile Proposed Int. No. 729-ARequiring an annual analysis of, and recommendations based on, violations dismissed by the dept of consumer affairs’ tribunal.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Consumer Affairs to issue an annual report analyzing the violations dismissed by its tribunal. The report would be required to include an analysis of trends and the characteristics of violations dismissed and reasons for dismissal and a comparison to previous reports issued pursuant to this law. Finally, it would be required to include planned actions that the Department will take to minimize the issuance of violations that are ultimately dismissed.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0729-2015 *Vincent J. Gentile  Requiring an annual analysis of, and recommendations based on, violations dismissed by the dept of consumer affairs’ tribunal.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Consumer Affairs to issue an annual report analyzing the violations dismissed by its tribunal. The report would be required to include an analysis of trends and the characteristics of violations dismissed and reasons for dismissal and a comparison to previous reports issued pursuant to this law. Finally, it would be required to include planned actions that the Department will take to minimize the issuance of violations that are ultimately dismissed.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0729-2015 *Vincent J. Gentile  Requiring an annual analysis of, and recommendations based on, violations dismissed by the dept of consumer affairs’ tribunal.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Consumer Affairs to issue an annual report analyzing the violations dismissed by its tribunal. The report would be required to include an analysis of trends and the characteristics of violations dismissed and reasons for dismissal and a comparison to previous reports issued pursuant to this law. Finally, it would be required to include planned actions that the Department will take to minimize the issuance of violations that are ultimately dismissed.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0729-2015 AVincent J. Gentile  Requiring an annual analysis of, and recommendations based on, violations dismissed by the dept of consumer affairs’ tribunal.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Consumer Affairs to issue an annual report analyzing the violations dismissed by its tribunal. The report would be required to include an analysis of trends and the characteristics of violations dismissed and reasons for dismissal and a comparison to previous reports issued pursuant to this law. Finally, it would be required to include planned actions that the Department will take to minimize the issuance of violations that are ultimately dismissed.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available