senate Bill S1175B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the regulation of street vendors in cities with a population of one million or more; repealer

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 11, 2022 print number 1175b
Feb 11, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to cities 1
Jan 05, 2022 referred to cities 1
Dec 03, 2021 committee discharged and committed to cities 1
Apr 26, 2021 print number 1175a
Apr 26, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to cities 2
Jan 07, 2021 referred to cities 2

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S1175 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Cities 1
Law Section:
General City Law
Laws Affected:
Add §18-e, Gen City L; amd §§160.50 & 440.10, CP L; amd §436, NYC Chart; rpld §§17-313, 17-322, 20-463 & 20-474, §20-468 subs c - f, amd NYC Ad Cd, generally
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6817

S1175 - Summary

Relates to the regulation of street vendors in cities with a population of one million or more by authorizing such cities to adopt a program to regulate street vendors; requires street vendors to obtain a permit; provides for penalties for failure to comply with such regulations.

S1175 - Sponsor Memo

S1175 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1175
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RAMOS  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities 2
 
 AN ACT to amend the general city law, in relation to the  regulation  of
   street vendors
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. The general city law is amended by  adding  a  new  section
 18-e to read as follows:
   § 18-E. STREET  VENDORS.  1.  FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF THIS SECTION, THE
 FOLLOWING DEFINITIONS APPLY:
   A. "STREET VENDOR" MEANS A PERSON WHO SELLS FOOD OR MERCHANDISE FROM A
 FOOD TRUCK, PUSHCART, STAND, DISPLAY, PEDAL-DRIVEN  CART,  WAGON,  SHOW-
 CASE,  RACK, OTHER NONMOTORIZED CONVEYANCE, OR FROM ONE'S PERSON, UPON A
 PUBLIC STREET, SIDEWALK OR OTHER PEDESTRIAN PATH.
   B. "LOCAL LEGISLATIVE BODY" MEANS THE LEGISLATIVE BODY OF A CITY.
   2. A. A LOCAL LEGISLATIVE  BODY  SHALL  NOT  REGULATE  STREET  VENDORS
 EXCEPT  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  SUBDIVISION  THREE,  FOUR  OR FIVE OF THIS
 SECTION.
   B. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO AFFECT  THE  APPLICA-
 BILITY OF ANY LAWS, RULES, OR REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO FOOD SAFETY TO A
 STREET VENDOR WHO SELLS FOOD.
   C.  NOTHING  IN  THIS  SECTION  SHALL  BE CONSTRUED TO REQUIRE A LOCAL
 LEGISLATIVE BODY TO ADOPT A NEW PROGRAM TO REGULATE  STREET  VENDORS  IF
 THE  LOCAL  LEGISLATIVE  BODY  HAS  ESTABLISHED AN EXISTING PROGRAM THAT
 SUBSTANTIALLY COMPLIES WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SECTION.
   3. A. A LOCAL LEGISLATIVE BODY MAY ADOPT A PROGRAM TO REGULATE  STREET
 VENDORS IN COMPLIANCE WITH THIS SECTION.
   B. A LOCAL LEGISLATIVE BODY'S STREET VENDING PROGRAM SHALL COMPLY WITH
 ALL OF THE FOLLOWING STANDARDS:
   (I)  A  LOCAL  LEGISLATIVE  BODY  SHALL NOT REQUIRE A STREET VENDOR TO
 OPERATE WITHIN SPECIFIC PARTS OF THE PUBLIC  RIGHT-OF-WAY,  EXCEPT  WHEN
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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S1175A - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Cities 1
Law Section:
General City Law
Laws Affected:
Add §18-e, Gen City L; amd §§160.50 & 440.10, CP L; amd §436, NYC Chart; rpld §§17-313, 17-322, 20-463 & 20-474, §20-468 subs c - f, amd NYC Ad Cd, generally
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6817

S1175A - Summary

Relates to the regulation of street vendors in cities with a population of one million or more by authorizing such cities to adopt a program to regulate street vendors; requires street vendors to obtain a permit; provides for penalties for failure to comply with such regulations.

S1175A - Sponsor Memo

S1175A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1175--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  RAMOS, JACKSON -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Cities  2  --
   committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
   recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the general city law, in relation to the  regulation  of
   street vendors in cities with a population of one million or more
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The general city law is amended by  adding  a  new  section
 18-e to read as follows:
   § 18-E. STREET  VENDORS.  1.  FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF THIS SECTION, THE
 FOLLOWING DEFINITIONS APPLY:
   A. "STREET VENDOR" MEANS A PERSON WHO SELLS FOOD OR MERCHANDISE FROM A
 FOOD TRUCK, PUSHCART, STAND, DISPLAY, PEDAL-DRIVEN  CART,  WAGON,  SHOW-
 CASE,  RACK, OTHER NONMOTORIZED CONVEYANCE, OR FROM ONE'S PERSON, UPON A
 PUBLIC STREET, SIDEWALK OR OTHER PEDESTRIAN PATH.
   B. "LOCAL LEGISLATIVE BODY" MEANS THE LEGISLATIVE BODY OF A CITY  WITH
 A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE.
   2.  A.  A  LOCAL  LEGISLATIVE  BODY  SHALL NOT REGULATE STREET VENDORS
 EXCEPT IN ACCORDANCE WITH  SUBDIVISION  THREE,  FOUR  OR  FIVE  OF  THIS
 SECTION.
   B.  NOTHING  IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO AFFECT THE APPLICA-
 BILITY OF ANY LAWS, RULES, OR REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO FOOD SAFETY TO A
 STREET VENDOR WHO SELLS FOOD.
   C. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL  BE  CONSTRUED  TO  REQUIRE  A  LOCAL
 LEGISLATIVE  BODY  TO  ADOPT A NEW PROGRAM TO REGULATE STREET VENDORS IF
 THE LOCAL LEGISLATIVE BODY HAS  ESTABLISHED  AN  EXISTING  PROGRAM  THAT
 SUBSTANTIALLY COMPLIES WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SECTION.
   3.  A. A LOCAL LEGISLATIVE BODY MAY ADOPT A PROGRAM TO REGULATE STREET
 VENDORS IN COMPLIANCE WITH THIS SECTION.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05066-02-1

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S1175B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Cities 1
Law Section:
General City Law
Laws Affected:
Add §18-e, Gen City L; amd §§160.50 & 440.10, CP L; amd §436, NYC Chart; rpld §§17-313, 17-322, 20-463 & 20-474, §20-468 subs c - f, amd NYC Ad Cd, generally
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6817

S1175B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the regulation of street vendors in cities with a population of one million or more by authorizing such cities to adopt a program to regulate street vendors; requires street vendors to obtain a permit; provides for penalties for failure to comply with such regulations.

S1175B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1175B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1175--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. RAMOS, BIAGGI, BRISPORT, HARCKHAM, JACKSON, RIVERA,
   SALAZAR, SEPULVEDA, SERRANO -- read twice  and  ordered  printed,  and
   when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities 2 -- committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to  said  committee  --  recommitted  to  the Committee on Cities 1 in
   accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --  committee  discharged,  bill
   amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
   tee
 
 AN ACT to amend the general city law, the criminal  procedure  law,  the
   charter  of  the  city  of New York and the administrative code of the
   city of New York, in relation to the regulation of street  vendors  in
   cities with a population of one million or more; and to repeal certain
   provisions of the administrative code of the city of New York relating
   thereto
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Legislative findings  and  declaration.    The  legislature
 finds  and declares that street vending plays a crucial role in New York
 City's small business landscape, allowing immigrants, military veterans,
 and others to create a foothold in the City's economy.   Street  vendors
 contribute  significantly  to the vibrancy of the City's streetscape and
 add a visible cultural representation of the City's inhabitants.  Howev-
 er,  street  vendors  in  New  York City have historically faced several
 barriers to business viability as a  result  of  antiquated  City  laws,
 rules, and policies limiting the number of vending permits and licenses,
 as  well  as  the criminalization of vending by the New York City Police
 Department and other agencies.   To  effectuate  the  removal  of  these
 barriers,  the  legislature  finds  and declares that there should be no
 limit on the number of street vending permits and licenses that  can  be
 issued  in the City. Artificially created limits on the number of street
 vendors only forces the creation of  underground  markets,  as  well  as

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05066-11-2

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