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Please note: this meeting has been deferred.
Meeting Name: Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business Licensing Agenda status: Deferred
Meeting date/time: 6/27/2019 Deferred Minutes status: Deferred  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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Int 1407-2019 *Mark Levine  A study on single-use plastics.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require the Department of Consumer Affairs, in consultation with the Department of Sanitation, the Department of Environmental Protection and the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities, to conduct a comprehensive study of new waste policy initiatives that will reduce the sale, distribution and use of single use plastic items in the city. The final report would be due on December 1, 2020.   Action details Not available
Int 1416-2019 *Mark Levine  Use of reusable beverage containers provided by customers at food service establishments.IntroductionThis bill would prohibit food service establishments that serve beverages in single-use containers from refusing the request of a customer who asks for a beverage to be served in a reusable beverage container provided by the customer instead of the establishment’s single-use container, provided that the beverage container is capable and appropriate for serving such beverage. In addition, this bill would require such food service establishments to have signs informing customers that they may request service of beverages in their own reusable containers.   Action details Not available
Int 1775-2019 *James G. Van Bramer PreconsideredEating utensils.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would require food service establishments to only provide non-reusable utensils upon request for take out or delivery.   Action details Not available