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Meeting Name: Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business Licensing Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/13/2018 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: 250 Broadway - Committee Rm, 14th Fl.
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Int 0930-2018 *Justin L. Brannan  Disclosure of service fee charges associated with tickets to entertainment events in NYC.IntroductionThis bill would require the operator of a place of entertainment or its agent to disclose service fees, along with the price of a ticket on advertising and promotional materials. Further, the bill would require operators or agents to disclose what portion of the total ticket price the service fee represents. Currently, operators or agents regularly conceal these fees until the final stages of a transaction. By requiring early disclosure, this bill would allow consumers to make more informed decisions before beginning a transaction.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0930-2018 *Justin L. Brannan  Disclosure of service fee charges associated with tickets to entertainment events in NYC.IntroductionThis bill would require the operator of a place of entertainment or its agent to disclose service fees, along with the price of a ticket on advertising and promotional materials. Further, the bill would require operators or agents to disclose what portion of the total ticket price the service fee represents. Currently, operators or agents regularly conceal these fees until the final stages of a transaction. By requiring early disclosure, this bill would allow consumers to make more informed decisions before beginning a transaction.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1185-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Requiring nightlife establishments to post signage informing patrons about harassment and to train employees about harassment among patrons.IntroductionThis bill would require nightlife establishments to post signs informing patrons about harassment and to annually train employees about harassment among patrons. The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) would enforce the penalty for failing to post signs—a civil penalty of not more than $500 for each violation. DCA would also inspect establishments’ training records upon request.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1185-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Requiring nightlife establishments to post signage informing patrons about harassment and to train employees about harassment among patrons.IntroductionThis bill would require nightlife establishments to post signs informing patrons about harassment and to annually train employees about harassment among patrons. The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) would enforce the penalty for failing to post signs—a civil penalty of not more than $500 for each violation. DCA would also inspect establishments’ training records upon request.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1186-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Requiring the Office of Nightlife to post information on its website for nightlife establishments, including resources and trainings about harassment among patrons.IntroductionThis bill would require the Office of Nightlife to post information on its website for nightlife establishments. Information would include, but not be limited to, resources and online trainings for employees and patrons about harassment among patrons.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1186-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Requiring the Office of Nightlife to post information on its website for nightlife establishments, including resources and trainings about harassment among patrons.IntroductionThis bill would require the Office of Nightlife to post information on its website for nightlife establishments. Information would include, but not be limited to, resources and online trainings for employees and patrons about harassment among patrons.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 0580-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.  NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services, Office of Public Safety to update its mandatory security guard training curriculum to include sexual harassment prevention and bystander intervention training for all security guards who work in nightlife establiResolution Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 0580-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.  NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services, Office of Public Safety to update its mandatory security guard training curriculum to include sexual harassment prevention and bystander intervention training for all security guards who work in nightlife establiResolution Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available