Sale of plants and flowers during the Asian Lunar New YearLegal Effective Date: January 27, 2017This bill would provide an exemption from existing laws requiring street vendors to obtain a license before selling goods and services on New York City streets. This bill would allow individuals to sell plants and flowers on Asian Lunar New Year Day and during the previous seven days. Read Local Law 3 of 2017. Penalties for Tobacco and Electronic Devices RetailersEffective Date: December 5, 2020Notice of Adoption of the Department`s Penalty Plans for Tobacco Retailers and Electronic Cigarette Retailers to reflect recent changes to New York State law. Read the rule. Prohibition of non-cash facilitiesLaw Date of entry into force: 19. November 2020A local law amending the New York City Administrative Code regarding the prohibition on grocery stores and retail establishments refusing cash payments. Read Local Law 34 of 2020. Distance and route restrictions for food suppliers; Amendment of three local laws for the year 2021. Coming into force of the law: April 22, 2022This bill would change the wording of the Int. 2289-A respecting distance limits to provide that an employee may set a maximum distance per trip from a food service establishment where the employee picks up food, beverages or other goods that the employee is travelling while travelling. The Bill would also amend the effective dates of Int.
2288-A and Int. 2294-A to provide that these local laws will come into force on the same day as Int. 2288-A and Int. 2294-A. 2289-A. In addition, the bill provides that a study on the working conditions of food suppliers can come into effect immediately. Read Local Law 118 of 2021. Billiards, name change and penalty scheduleRule Effective Date: March 24, 2021Notice of Adoption to Amend Ministry of Consumer and Labour Protection (“Ministry”) Rules Implementing Local Laws 80 and 99 of 2020. The latter rule removes all references to billiards, adds an entry to the ministry`s penalties for unauthorized activities, and clarifies that all references to the Ministry of Consumer Affairs refer to the Ministry of Consumer and Labour Protection. Finally, this final rule adds a penalty plan to the implementation of Local Law 99, which creates requirements for hotels related to hotel service interruptions). Read the rule. While the 2020 presidential election attracted an unprecedented number of mail-in ballots, New York`s slow counting process stood out from other states that completed counting within a day or two of Election Day.
Changing the rules for process server auditsEffective date of the rule: June 10, 2020The Ministry of Consumer Affairs (“DCA”) is amending the process server rules to implement Local Law 112 of 2019, which requires the ministry to conduct audits of certain process servers and establish a notification system. including for application suspensions and revocations, as well as for denying requests to, Process server licenses. Read the rule. On September 30, 2020, insured employees in New York State began accumulating one-hour leave per 30 hours worked. As of January 1, 2021, employees will be able to take accumulated leave. Establish general provisions relating to the working conditions of third-party service employees and the obligation for third-party delivery services to allow delivery personnel to set limits on the distance and route for deliveries. Effective date: April 22, 2022This bill would require food delivery requests and courier services to give delivery drivers the ability to: (i) establish a maximum distance per trip they will travel; and (ii) the employee does not agree to travel on bridges or tunnels. Apps and messaging services would be required to give workers the ability to change settings at any time. Apps or couriers could not offer a worker trips that did not match the parameters or punish a worker for his parameters.
The following information will be provided prior to travel: • Address where food, beverages or other goods are to be collected; • estimated time and distance per trip; •Tip; • Indemnities payable, excluding tips. In addition, the bill would contain different definitions; obligations to the Ministry of Consumer and Labour Protection, applications and courier services; and enforcement capabilities, including those available to the city and workers, that would apply to all food supplier laws. Read Local Law 114 of 2021. Since March 2020, Cuomo has the ability to unilaterally implement COVID-19 restrictions while the state was in a state of emergency. Rules clarifying the obligations of mobile car wash operatorsDate of entry into force: 27. February 2020The ministry amends Title 6 of the New York City Rules to clarify that mobile car wash services are licensed to operate a car wash service. The rule establishes specific application requirements for mobile car wash services, as well as obligations to provide licences and keep certain records of vehicles used for mobile car wash services. The rule also provides penalties for failure to provide the ministry with up-to-date information on vehicles used for mobile car wash services and failure to display the car wash licence in vehicles used for mobile car wash services while the mobile car wash is in operation. Read the rule. Emergency rule on predatory pricingEffective date of the rule: 26. June 2020The rule makes price reductions illegal for any product or service essential to health, safety and well-being during a declared state of emergency.
Read the rule. Renewals of license, approval, consent and registration require at least 45 days` notice for renewal as a result of the COVID-19 emergency. Effective date of the Act: May 26, 2020. Note: This local law is effective immediately, expires and is considered repealed on March 1, 2021. This law obliges municipal authorities to publish a list of all licenses, permits, consents or registrations not covered by the extension provided for in Article Four of Mayor`s Emergency Decree No. 107, issued on April 14. 2020. The list shall be published on the Agency`s websites not later than 14 days after the coming into force of this Act. In addition, this bill requires that all extension periods not be earlier than 45 days after the expiry of section four of the Mayor`s Emergency Order. For licences, permits, consents or registrations that expire on or after March 12, 2020 and have a term of less than 45 days, the renewal provided for in this Bill will apply only to the initial term of that licence, approval, consent or registration.
Read Local Law 57 of 2020. Rules adopted for Ständer Stoop Line Effective Date: October 29, 2020Notice of modification of the Stoop Line booth rules to clarify, among other things, the requirements for building a Stoop Line stand and prohibited activities on a Stoop Line stand. Read the rule. Emergency rule prohibiting price reductions for certain personal and household goods and servicesEffective date: March 16, 2020The Department of Consumer Affairs (“DCA”) is adopting an emergency rule declaring unscrupulous the practice of reducing the prices of personal and household goods and services if: (a) consumers reasonably believe that they are assisting in diagnosing or monitoring symptoms of the disease; prevent the spread of disease or treat disease; or (b) distributors market as an aid in diagnosing or monitoring the symptoms of the disease, preventing the spread of the disease or treating the disease. This prohibition is limited to diseases designated by New York City as an imminent threat to public health or safety or that are subject to a state of emergency in New York City. Read the rule. NEB actions and licensee disclosure in the event of a security breach. Enforcement date: April 10, 2022This bill would amend the city`s data breach notification laws to align them with the requirements of New York`s SHIELD Act. This would bring certain definitions of city law into line with state law. City agencies that have suffered a security breach affecting individuals` private identification data should immediately disclose it to the city`s Chief Privacy Officer, the Office of Cyber Command, and the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications.
previously, the NYPD received this type of disclosure.