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Meeting Name: Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business Licensing Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/28/2020 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
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Int 1609-2019 *Ritchie J. Torres Proposed Int. No. 1609-AChanging the name of the Department of Consumer Affairs to the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection.IntroductionThis bill amends the New York City Charter and Administrative Code to change the name of the Department of Consumer Affairs to the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection, establish the Office of Labor Standards and the Division of Paid Care as offices within the Department, and update references to these offices and other agency nomenclature. The bill also clarifies the Department’s powers to seek restitution on behalf of consumers and workers related to any law within its jurisdiction. It also designates the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearing as the tribunal in which the Department may begin proceedings to recover civil penalties and grants the Commissioner the power to adopt, reverse, modify, or remand OATH trial decisions for additional proceedings. Finally, the bill repeals the Consumers Council established under §2204 of the New York City Charter and the Tow Advisory Board.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1609-2019 *Ritchie J. Torres  Changing the name of the Department of Consumer Affairs to the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection.IntroductionThis bill amends the New York City Charter and Administrative Code to change the name of the Department of Consumer Affairs to the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection, establish the Office of Labor Standards and the Division of Paid Care as offices within the Department, and update references to these offices and other agency nomenclature. The bill also clarifies the Department’s powers to seek restitution on behalf of consumers and workers related to any law within its jurisdiction. It also designates the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearing as the tribunal in which the Department may begin proceedings to recover civil penalties and grants the Commissioner the power to adopt, reverse, modify, or remand OATH trial decisions for additional proceedings. Finally, the bill repeals the Consumers Council established under §2204 of the New York City Charter and the Tow Advisory Board.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1609-2019 *Ritchie J. Torres  Changing the name of the Department of Consumer Affairs to the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection.IntroductionThis bill amends the New York City Charter and Administrative Code to change the name of the Department of Consumer Affairs to the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection, establish the Office of Labor Standards and the Division of Paid Care as offices within the Department, and update references to these offices and other agency nomenclature. The bill also clarifies the Department’s powers to seek restitution on behalf of consumers and workers related to any law within its jurisdiction. It also designates the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearing as the tribunal in which the Department may begin proceedings to recover civil penalties and grants the Commissioner the power to adopt, reverse, modify, or remand OATH trial decisions for additional proceedings. Finally, the bill repeals the Consumers Council established under §2204 of the New York City Charter and the Tow Advisory Board.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1609-2019 ARitchie J. Torres  Changing the name of the Department of Consumer Affairs to the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection.IntroductionThis bill amends the New York City Charter and Administrative Code to change the name of the Department of Consumer Affairs to the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection, establish the Office of Labor Standards and the Division of Paid Care as offices within the Department, and update references to these offices and other agency nomenclature. The bill also clarifies the Department’s powers to seek restitution on behalf of consumers and workers related to any law within its jurisdiction. It also designates the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearing as the tribunal in which the Department may begin proceedings to recover civil penalties and grants the Commissioner the power to adopt, reverse, modify, or remand OATH trial decisions for additional proceedings. Finally, the bill repeals the Consumers Council established under §2204 of the New York City Charter and the Tow Advisory Board.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available