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Meeting Name: Committee on Small Business Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/27/2020 11:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
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Int 1470-2019 *Mark Levine Proposed Int. No. 1470-BLegal services for small business tenants.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Small Business Services (“SBS”) to provide individualized legal assistance to small business tenants on commercial lease-related issues free of charge, through a designated organization. It would also empower SBS to provide legal representation in court for small business tenants facing eviction, lease termination or allegations that the businesses had breached their lease terms, at no cost to the small business tenant, through a designated organization. SBS would also be required to provide assistance to small businesses with regards to funding programs related to COVID-19, such as loans and grants, until 180 days after the Mayor’s declaration of a state of emergency expires. All these programs would be subject to appropriation. Additionally, SBS would have to report on the outcomes of the programs established by the bill, including certain characteristics of the businesses served and the designated organizations who provided the programs.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1470-2019 *Mark Levine  Legal services for small business tenants.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Small Business Services (“SBS”) to provide individualized legal assistance to small business tenants on commercial lease-related issues free of charge, through a designated organization. It would also empower SBS to provide legal representation in court for small business tenants facing eviction, lease termination or allegations that the businesses had breached their lease terms, at no cost to the small business tenant, through a designated organization. SBS would also be required to provide assistance to small businesses with regards to funding programs related to COVID-19, such as loans and grants, until 180 days after the Mayor’s declaration of a state of emergency expires. All these programs would be subject to appropriation. Additionally, SBS would have to report on the outcomes of the programs established by the bill, including certain characteristics of the businesses served and the designated organizations who provided the programs.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1470-2019 *Mark Levine  Legal services for small business tenants.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Small Business Services (“SBS”) to provide individualized legal assistance to small business tenants on commercial lease-related issues free of charge, through a designated organization. It would also empower SBS to provide legal representation in court for small business tenants facing eviction, lease termination or allegations that the businesses had breached their lease terms, at no cost to the small business tenant, through a designated organization. SBS would also be required to provide assistance to small businesses with regards to funding programs related to COVID-19, such as loans and grants, until 180 days after the Mayor’s declaration of a state of emergency expires. All these programs would be subject to appropriation. Additionally, SBS would have to report on the outcomes of the programs established by the bill, including certain characteristics of the businesses served and the designated organizations who provided the programs.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1470-2019 BMark Levine  Legal services for small business tenants.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Small Business Services (“SBS”) to provide individualized legal assistance to small business tenants on commercial lease-related issues free of charge, through a designated organization. It would also empower SBS to provide legal representation in court for small business tenants facing eviction, lease termination or allegations that the businesses had breached their lease terms, at no cost to the small business tenant, through a designated organization. SBS would also be required to provide assistance to small businesses with regards to funding programs related to COVID-19, such as loans and grants, until 180 days after the Mayor’s declaration of a state of emergency expires. All these programs would be subject to appropriation. Additionally, SBS would have to report on the outcomes of the programs established by the bill, including certain characteristics of the businesses served and the designated organizations who provided the programs.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1958-2020 *Donovan J. Richards Proposed Int. No. 1958-AReporting on financial assistance received by small businesses impacted by COVID-19.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Small Business Services to prepare a report detailing which businesses received a grant or loan from the New York City Employee Retention Program or New York City Small Business Continuity Loan Fund, both created to help small businesses with revenue losses because of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. For each business that received a grant or loan, the report would include the Council District, zip code, industry type including whether the recipient is a mobile business, and the amount of grant or loan received by the business. SBS would submit the report to the Mayor and Speaker of the City Council and make the information publicly available by posting the report on its website.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1958-2020 *Donovan J. Richards  Reporting on financial assistance received by small businesses impacted by COVID-19.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Small Business Services to prepare a report detailing which businesses received a grant or loan from the New York City Employee Retention Program or New York City Small Business Continuity Loan Fund, both created to help small businesses with revenue losses because of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. For each business that received a grant or loan, the report would include the Council District, zip code, industry type including whether the recipient is a mobile business, and the amount of grant or loan received by the business. SBS would submit the report to the Mayor and Speaker of the City Council and make the information publicly available by posting the report on its website.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1958-2020 *Donovan J. Richards  Reporting on financial assistance received by small businesses impacted by COVID-19.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Small Business Services to prepare a report detailing which businesses received a grant or loan from the New York City Employee Retention Program or New York City Small Business Continuity Loan Fund, both created to help small businesses with revenue losses because of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. For each business that received a grant or loan, the report would include the Council District, zip code, industry type including whether the recipient is a mobile business, and the amount of grant or loan received by the business. SBS would submit the report to the Mayor and Speaker of the City Council and make the information publicly available by posting the report on its website.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1958-2020 ADonovan J. Richards  Reporting on financial assistance received by small businesses impacted by COVID-19.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Small Business Services to prepare a report detailing which businesses received a grant or loan from the New York City Employee Retention Program or New York City Small Business Continuity Loan Fund, both created to help small businesses with revenue losses because of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. For each business that received a grant or loan, the report would include the Council District, zip code, industry type including whether the recipient is a mobile business, and the amount of grant or loan received by the business. SBS would submit the report to the Mayor and Speaker of the City Council and make the information publicly available by posting the report on its website.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 2043-2020 *Mark Gjonaj  Preconsidered Int. No. 2043-ATelephone order charges by third-party food delivery services while a state of emergency has been declared and food service establishments are prohibited from operating at maximum indoor occupancy and for 90 days thereafter.IntroductionThird-party food delivery services are entities that provide restaurants with online order and delivery services. This bill would amend the conditions in existing law under which third-party food delivery services are prohibited from charging restaurants for telephone orders that did not result in a transaction during the call. Under the existing law, such charges are prohibited only during states of emergency when on-premises dining is prohibited entirely, plus an additional 90 days thereafter. This bill would instead prohibit such charges during states of emergency when restaurants are restricted from operating at maximum indoor occupancy, plus an additional 90 days thereafter.Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 2043-2020 *Mark Gjonaj   Telephone order charges by third-party food delivery services while a state of emergency has been declared and food service establishments are prohibited from operating at maximum indoor occupancy and for 90 days thereafter.IntroductionThird-party food delivery services are entities that provide restaurants with online order and delivery services. This bill would amend the conditions in existing law under which third-party food delivery services are prohibited from charging restaurants for telephone orders that did not result in a transaction during the call. Under the existing law, such charges are prohibited only during states of emergency when on-premises dining is prohibited entirely, plus an additional 90 days thereafter. This bill would instead prohibit such charges during states of emergency when restaurants are restricted from operating at maximum indoor occupancy, plus an additional 90 days thereafter.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 2043-2020 *Mark Gjonaj   Telephone order charges by third-party food delivery services while a state of emergency has been declared and food service establishments are prohibited from operating at maximum indoor occupancy and for 90 days thereafter.IntroductionThird-party food delivery services are entities that provide restaurants with online order and delivery services. This bill would amend the conditions in existing law under which third-party food delivery services are prohibited from charging restaurants for telephone orders that did not result in a transaction during the call. Under the existing law, such charges are prohibited only during states of emergency when on-premises dining is prohibited entirely, plus an additional 90 days thereafter. This bill would instead prohibit such charges during states of emergency when restaurants are restricted from operating at maximum indoor occupancy, plus an additional 90 days thereafter.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2043-2020 AMark Gjonaj   Telephone order charges by third-party food delivery services while a state of emergency has been declared and food service establishments are prohibited from operating at maximum indoor occupancy and for 90 days thereafter.IntroductionThird-party food delivery services are entities that provide restaurants with online order and delivery services. This bill would amend the conditions in existing law under which third-party food delivery services are prohibited from charging restaurants for telephone orders that did not result in a transaction during the call. Under the existing law, such charges are prohibited only during states of emergency when on-premises dining is prohibited entirely, plus an additional 90 days thereafter. This bill would instead prohibit such charges during states of emergency when restaurants are restricted from operating at maximum indoor occupancy, plus an additional 90 days thereafter.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 2054-2020 *Francisco P. Moya Preconsidered Int. No. 2054-AFees charged by third-party food delivery services while an emergency has been declared and food service establishments are prohibited from operating at the maximum indoor occupancy, and for 90 days thereafter.IntroductionThird-party food delivery services are entities that provide restaurants with online order and delivery services. This bill would amend an existing law limiting third-party food delivery service fees under certain circumstances. Under the existing law, third-party food delivery services are prohibited from charging restaurants more than 15% per order for delivery and more than 5% per order for all other fees during states of emergency when on-premises dining is prohibited entirely, plus an additional 90 days thereafter. This bill would instead limit such fees during states of emergency when restaurants are restricted from operating at maximum indoor occupancy, plus an additional 90 days thereafter. In addition, this bill would exempt from the 5% limit on non-delivery fees, any fees incurred by the third-party delivery service for processing the customer transaction for which the third-party service acts as a “pass-through” by charging such fees to the restaurant.Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 2054-2020 *Francisco P. Moya  Fees charged by third-party food delivery services while an emergency has been declared and food service establishments are prohibited from operating at the maximum indoor occupancy, and for 90 days thereafter.IntroductionThird-party food delivery services are entities that provide restaurants with online order and delivery services. This bill would amend an existing law limiting third-party food delivery service fees under certain circumstances. Under the existing law, third-party food delivery services are prohibited from charging restaurants more than 15% per order for delivery and more than 5% per order for all other fees during states of emergency when on-premises dining is prohibited entirely, plus an additional 90 days thereafter. This bill would instead limit such fees during states of emergency when restaurants are restricted from operating at maximum indoor occupancy, plus an additional 90 days thereafter. In addition, this bill would exempt from the 5% limit on non-delivery fees, any fees incurred by the third-party delivery service for processing the customer transaction for which the third-party service acts as a “pass-through” by charging such fees to the restaurant.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 2054-2020 *Francisco P. Moya  Fees charged by third-party food delivery services while an emergency has been declared and food service establishments are prohibited from operating at the maximum indoor occupancy, and for 90 days thereafter.IntroductionThird-party food delivery services are entities that provide restaurants with online order and delivery services. This bill would amend an existing law limiting third-party food delivery service fees under certain circumstances. Under the existing law, third-party food delivery services are prohibited from charging restaurants more than 15% per order for delivery and more than 5% per order for all other fees during states of emergency when on-premises dining is prohibited entirely, plus an additional 90 days thereafter. This bill would instead limit such fees during states of emergency when restaurants are restricted from operating at maximum indoor occupancy, plus an additional 90 days thereafter. In addition, this bill would exempt from the 5% limit on non-delivery fees, any fees incurred by the third-party delivery service for processing the customer transaction for which the third-party service acts as a “pass-through” by charging such fees to the restaurant.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2054-2020 AFrancisco P. Moya  Fees charged by third-party food delivery services while an emergency has been declared and food service establishments are prohibited from operating at the maximum indoor occupancy, and for 90 days thereafter.IntroductionThird-party food delivery services are entities that provide restaurants with online order and delivery services. This bill would amend an existing law limiting third-party food delivery service fees under certain circumstances. Under the existing law, third-party food delivery services are prohibited from charging restaurants more than 15% per order for delivery and more than 5% per order for all other fees during states of emergency when on-premises dining is prohibited entirely, plus an additional 90 days thereafter. This bill would instead limit such fees during states of emergency when restaurants are restricted from operating at maximum indoor occupancy, plus an additional 90 days thereafter. In addition, this bill would exempt from the 5% limit on non-delivery fees, any fees incurred by the third-party delivery service for processing the customer transaction for which the third-party service acts as a “pass-through” by charging such fees to the restaurant.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available