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Meeting Name: Committee on Small Business Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/22/2019 11:30 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: 250 Broadway - Committee Rm, 14th Fl.
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Int 1000-2018 *Mark Gjonaj  Proposed Int. No. 1000-BIn relation to microbusinesses.IntroductionThis bill would define the term “microbusiness” as a business that employs no less than one employee and no more than nine employees. The bill would require the Department of Small Business Services to report on issues specific to microbusinesses and the number of microbusinesses doing business in the City of New York. The list of microbusinesses would be disaggregated by industry and zip code.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1000-2018 *Mark Gjonaj   In relation to microbusinesses.IntroductionThis bill would define the term “microbusiness” as a business that employs no less than one employee and no more than nine employees. The bill would require the Department of Small Business Services to report on issues specific to microbusinesses and the number of microbusinesses doing business in the City of New York. The list of microbusinesses would be disaggregated by industry and zip code.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1000-2018 *Mark Gjonaj   In relation to microbusinesses.IntroductionThis bill would define the term “microbusiness” as a business that employs no less than one employee and no more than nine employees. The bill would require the Department of Small Business Services to report on issues specific to microbusinesses and the number of microbusinesses doing business in the City of New York. The list of microbusinesses would be disaggregated by industry and zip code.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1000-2018 BMark Gjonaj   In relation to microbusinesses.IntroductionThis bill would define the term “microbusiness” as a business that employs no less than one employee and no more than nine employees. The bill would require the Department of Small Business Services to report on issues specific to microbusinesses and the number of microbusinesses doing business in the City of New York. The list of microbusinesses would be disaggregated by industry and zip code.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1049-2018 *Carlina Rivera  Proposed Int. No. 1049-ARequiring the dept of small business services to assess the state of storefront businesses.IntroductionThe bill would require the Department of Small Business Services (SBS) to complete an assessment of the state of storefront businesses in at least twenty community districts in the City once every three years. The bill would further require SBS in coordination with the department of finance and city planning to produce a report containing information related to storefront businesses. The report would include information related to storefront business environment, such as the number of storefront businesses, the types of economic activities, the numbers of employees at such storefronts, annual sales and sales tax, the number of vacant storefront businesses, and district demographics.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1049-2018 *Carlina Rivera   Requiring the dept of small business services to assess the state of storefront businesses.IntroductionThe bill would require the Department of Small Business Services (SBS) to complete an assessment of the state of storefront businesses in at least twenty community districts in the City once every three years. The bill would further require SBS in coordination with the department of finance and city planning to produce a report containing information related to storefront businesses. The report would include information related to storefront business environment, such as the number of storefront businesses, the types of economic activities, the numbers of employees at such storefronts, annual sales and sales tax, the number of vacant storefront businesses, and district demographics.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1049-2018 *Carlina Rivera   Requiring the dept of small business services to assess the state of storefront businesses.IntroductionThe bill would require the Department of Small Business Services (SBS) to complete an assessment of the state of storefront businesses in at least twenty community districts in the City once every three years. The bill would further require SBS in coordination with the department of finance and city planning to produce a report containing information related to storefront businesses. The report would include information related to storefront business environment, such as the number of storefront businesses, the types of economic activities, the numbers of employees at such storefronts, annual sales and sales tax, the number of vacant storefront businesses, and district demographics.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1049-2018 ACarlina Rivera   Requiring the dept of small business services to assess the state of storefront businesses.IntroductionThe bill would require the Department of Small Business Services (SBS) to complete an assessment of the state of storefront businesses in at least twenty community districts in the City once every three years. The bill would further require SBS in coordination with the department of finance and city planning to produce a report containing information related to storefront businesses. The report would include information related to storefront business environment, such as the number of storefront businesses, the types of economic activities, the numbers of employees at such storefronts, annual sales and sales tax, the number of vacant storefront businesses, and district demographics.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1467-2019 *Mark Gjonaj  Proposed Int. No. 1467-AInformation about city laws and rules that apply to small businesses.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of Small Business Services to establish a searchable and interactive guide to aid business owners in understanding city laws and rules applicable to businesses, including the applicable licenses, permits, certifications and zoning information. This bill also would require the Department of Small Business Services to update the guide within 30 days of being informed about a change to a law or rule by the agency having primary jurisdiction over such law or rule.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1467-2019 *Mark Gjonaj   Information about city laws and rules that apply to small businesses.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of Small Business Services to establish a searchable and interactive guide to aid business owners in understanding city laws and rules applicable to businesses, including the applicable licenses, permits, certifications and zoning information. This bill also would require the Department of Small Business Services to update the guide within 30 days of being informed about a change to a law or rule by the agency having primary jurisdiction over such law or rule.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1467-2019 *Mark Gjonaj   Information about city laws and rules that apply to small businesses.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of Small Business Services to establish a searchable and interactive guide to aid business owners in understanding city laws and rules applicable to businesses, including the applicable licenses, permits, certifications and zoning information. This bill also would require the Department of Small Business Services to update the guide within 30 days of being informed about a change to a law or rule by the agency having primary jurisdiction over such law or rule.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1467-2019 AMark Gjonaj   Information about city laws and rules that apply to small businesses.IntroductionThis bill would require the Commissioner of Small Business Services to establish a searchable and interactive guide to aid business owners in understanding city laws and rules applicable to businesses, including the applicable licenses, permits, certifications and zoning information. This bill also would require the Department of Small Business Services to update the guide within 30 days of being informed about a change to a law or rule by the agency having primary jurisdiction over such law or rule.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1471-2019 *Helen K. Rosenthal Proposed Int. No. 1471-BRequiring the dept of small business services to offer certain business services including training and education.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Department of Small Business Services (“SBS”) to provide small businesses with training and education related to business operations, marketing, and regulatory compliance. SBS may also offer other assistance it deems necessary. SBS would also be required to annually report on the type and number of training and education programs it offers annually, and the number of people who participate in such programs.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1471-2019 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Requiring the dept of small business services to offer certain business services including training and education.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Department of Small Business Services (“SBS”) to provide small businesses with training and education related to business operations, marketing, and regulatory compliance. SBS may also offer other assistance it deems necessary. SBS would also be required to annually report on the type and number of training and education programs it offers annually, and the number of people who participate in such programs.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1471-2019 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Requiring the dept of small business services to offer certain business services including training and education.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Department of Small Business Services (“SBS”) to provide small businesses with training and education related to business operations, marketing, and regulatory compliance. SBS may also offer other assistance it deems necessary. SBS would also be required to annually report on the type and number of training and education programs it offers annually, and the number of people who participate in such programs.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1471-2019 BHelen K. Rosenthal  Requiring the dept of small business services to offer certain business services including training and education.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Department of Small Business Services (“SBS”) to provide small businesses with training and education related to business operations, marketing, and regulatory compliance. SBS may also offer other assistance it deems necessary. SBS would also be required to annually report on the type and number of training and education programs it offers annually, and the number of people who participate in such programs.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1472-2019 *Helen K. Rosenthal Proposed Int. No. 1472-BRequiring owners to submit registration statements regarding ground floor and second floor commercial premises.IntroductionThis bill would require the department of finance to collect data and establish a public dataset of commercial properties in the City. Such dataset would contain the following data disaggregated by council district and census tract: the median and average total duration of leases; the median and average remaining term to lease expiration; the median and average size of rentable floor area per premises lease; the number of such premises reported as being leased and vacant; the median and average rent; and the number of such premises whose lease is due to expire within two years of June 1 of the current calendar year. The bill would further require the release of a list of addresses of commercial properties, and whether or not those properties are vacant. The owners of a ground floor or second floor commercial premises would be required to submit this information to the department of finance as a part of the annual income and expense statement submission. Supplemental registrations are required if the premises become vacant or the ownership of the premises has changed.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1472-2019 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Requiring owners to submit registration statements regarding ground floor and second floor commercial premises.IntroductionThis bill would require the department of finance to collect data and establish a public dataset of commercial properties in the City. Such dataset would contain the following data disaggregated by council district and census tract: the median and average total duration of leases; the median and average remaining term to lease expiration; the median and average size of rentable floor area per premises lease; the number of such premises reported as being leased and vacant; the median and average rent; and the number of such premises whose lease is due to expire within two years of June 1 of the current calendar year. The bill would further require the release of a list of addresses of commercial properties, and whether or not those properties are vacant. The owners of a ground floor or second floor commercial premises would be required to submit this information to the department of finance as a part of the annual income and expense statement submission. Supplemental registrations are required if the premises become vacant or the ownership of the premises has changed.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1472-2019 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Requiring owners to submit registration statements regarding ground floor and second floor commercial premises.IntroductionThis bill would require the department of finance to collect data and establish a public dataset of commercial properties in the City. Such dataset would contain the following data disaggregated by council district and census tract: the median and average total duration of leases; the median and average remaining term to lease expiration; the median and average size of rentable floor area per premises lease; the number of such premises reported as being leased and vacant; the median and average rent; and the number of such premises whose lease is due to expire within two years of June 1 of the current calendar year. The bill would further require the release of a list of addresses of commercial properties, and whether or not those properties are vacant. The owners of a ground floor or second floor commercial premises would be required to submit this information to the department of finance as a part of the annual income and expense statement submission. Supplemental registrations are required if the premises become vacant or the ownership of the premises has changed.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1472-2019 BHelen K. Rosenthal  Requiring owners to submit registration statements regarding ground floor and second floor commercial premises.IntroductionThis bill would require the department of finance to collect data and establish a public dataset of commercial properties in the City. Such dataset would contain the following data disaggregated by council district and census tract: the median and average total duration of leases; the median and average remaining term to lease expiration; the median and average size of rentable floor area per premises lease; the number of such premises reported as being leased and vacant; the median and average rent; and the number of such premises whose lease is due to expire within two years of June 1 of the current calendar year. The bill would further require the release of a list of addresses of commercial properties, and whether or not those properties are vacant. The owners of a ground floor or second floor commercial premises would be required to submit this information to the department of finance as a part of the annual income and expense statement submission. Supplemental registrations are required if the premises become vacant or the ownership of the premises has changed.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available