assembly Bill A11177

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Enacts the "save our stores act"

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Dec 04, 2020 referred to cities

A11177 (ACTIVE) - Details

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Law Section:
New York City
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2021-2022: A2587, S3684
2023-2024: A204, S2115

A11177 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Waives the assessment of fines or monetary penalties against a not-for-profit organization, school, place of worship or small business located in a city with a population of one million or more by a state or local agency for a violation of law, rule, regulation or executive order during the COVID-19 covered period; provides exceptions.

A11177 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
                             December 4, 2020
 Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Eichenstein)
   -- read once and referred to the Committee on Cities
 AN ACT to enact the "save our stores act"
   Section 1.  Short title. This act shall be known and may be  cited  as
 the "save our stores act".
   §  2.  1. (a) Notwithstanding any other law, rule or regulation to the
 contrary, in a city with a population of one million or more,  any  fine
 or  monetary  civil  penalty assessed against a not-for-profit organiza-
 tion, school, place of worship or small business by  a  state  or  local
 agency for a violation of state or local law, rule, regulation or execu-
 tive  order  during the COVID-19 covered period shall be deemed void and
 waived unless such fines or  penalties  are  assessed  for  a  violation
 provided in paragraph (b) of this subdivision.
   (b) No waiver of fines or penalties shall be given if a state or local
 agency  determines  that  the violation may result in a natural resource
 damage claim or serious actual harm, is a violation of  human  or  civil
 rights  law,  results  in loss of employee wages or benefits, interferes
 with any remedy, review, or resolution related to harassment or discrim-
 ination claims, was or is  a  willful  violation,  involves  tax  fraud,
 violates  requirements  related to federal funding to the state, relates
 to state funding or procurement, or is a penal law violation.
   2. For the purposes of this act, the following terms  shall  have  the
 following meanings:
   (a) "COVID-19 covered period" means the duration of the state disaster
 emergency  declared  on March 7, 2020 pursuant to executive order number
 two hundred two of two thousand twenty; and
   (b) "Small business" means any business  which  is  resident  in  this
 state, independently owned and operated, and employs one hundred or less
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.