assembly Bill A6071

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to purposes of licensing by the department of consumer affairs in the city of New York, includes businesses offering certain adult entertainment within the definition of "cabaret"

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to cities
Feb 23, 2017 referred to cities

A6071 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5654
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Amd §20-359, add §20-359.1, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A9829, S7261
2015-2016: A6832, S1338

A6071 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to licensing by the department of consumer affairs in the city of New York; includes businesses offering certain adult entertainment within the definition of "cabaret".

A6071 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6071

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. CRESPO -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Cities

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  administrative code of the city of New York, in
  relation to the licensing of  establishments  providing  adult  enter-
  tainment

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 20-359 of the administrative  code
of  the  city of New York, as amended by local law number 34 of the city
of New York for the year 1986, is amended to read as follows:
  3. "Cabaret." (A) CLASS A CABARET: Any room, place  or  space  in  the
city  in which any musical entertainment, singing, dancing or other form
of amusement is permitted in connection with the restaurant business  or
the  business  of  directly  or indirectly selling to the public food or
drink, except  eating  or  drinking  places,  which  provide  incidental
musical entertainment, without dancing, either by mechanical devices, or
by not more than three persons.
  (B)  CLASS  B  CABARET: ANY ROOM, PLACE OR SPACE IN THE CITY, WHICH IS
NOT LICENSED TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, IN WHICH ANY ENTERTAINMENT  OR
OTHER  FORM OF AMUSEMENT IS PERMITTED IN CONNECTION WITH A BUSINESS WHEN
SUCH ENTERTAINMENT OR  AMUSEMENT  INCLUDES  (I)  ANY  LEWD  OR  INDECENT
CONDUCT  PERFORMED  BY ANY PERSON EMPLOYED BY, INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR OF
OR PATRON OF SUCH BUSINESS, OR (II) ANY PERSON EMPLOYED BY,  INDEPENDENT
CONTRACTOR  OF OR PATRON OF SUCH BUSINESS APPEARING UNCLOTHED OR IN SUCH
MANNER OR ATTIRE AS TO EXPOSE TO VIEW ANY PORTION  OF  THE  PUBIC  HAIR,
ANUS, VULVA, GENITALS, AREOLA OR ANY SIMULATION THEREOF.
  §  2.  The  administrative  code of the city of New York is amended by
adding a new section 20-359.1 to read as follows:
  § 20-359.1 CLASS B CABARETS. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ESTABLISH A SPECIFIC
LICENSE FOR CLASS B CABARETS, WHICH SHALL BE  ISSUED  PURSUANT  TO  THIS
SUBCHAPTER.  EVERY CLASS B CABARET SHALL BE SUBJECT TO ALL PROVISIONS OF

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.