|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 13, 2021||referred to consumer protection|
senate Bill S1547
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Consumer Protection Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1547 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1547 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1547 SPONSOR: KAVANAGH TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation to third-party food delivery service fees PURPOSE OF BILL: To prohibit a third-party food delivery service from imposing on a food service establishment a per-order fee of more than 10% of the purchase price. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill adds a new section 396-rrr to Article 26 of the general business law. Subsection 1 defines terms. Subsection 2 law prohibits a third-party food delivery service from imposing on a food service establishment a per-order fee of more than
S1547 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1547 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 13, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. KAVANAGH, KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to third-party food delivery service fees THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section 396-rrr to read as follows: § 396-RRR. THIRD-PARTY FOOD DELIVERY SERVICE FEES. 1. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: (A) "COVERED ESTABLISHMENT" SHALL MEAN ANY FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT THAT OFFERS, EITHER DIRECTLY OR THROUGH A THIRD-PARTY FOOD DELIVERY SERVICE, IN A SINGLE COMMERCIAL TRANSACTION OVER THE PHONE OR INTERNET, THE SALE AND SAME-DAY DELIVERY OF FOOD AND BEVERAGES TO CUSTOMERS FROM ONE OR MORE RETAIL LOCATIONS WITHIN THE STATE. (B) "FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT" SHALL MEAN ANY BUILDING, VEHICLE, OR STRUCTURE, OR ANY ROOM OR DIVISION IN A BUILDING, VEHICLE, OR STRUCTURE WHERE FOOD IS PREPARED, SERVED OR SOLD FOR IMMEDIATE CONSUMPTION ON OR IN THE VICINITY OF THE PREMISES, CALLED FOR OR TAKEN OUT BY CUSTOMERS, OR PREPARED PRIOR TO BEING DELIVERED TO ANOTHER LOCATION FOR CONSUMP- TION. (C) "ONLINE ORDER" MEANS AN ORDER PLACED BY A CUSTOMER THROUGH A PLAT- FORM PROVIDED BY A THIRD-PARTY FOOD DELIVERY SERVICE. (D) "PURCHASE PRICE" MEANS THE MENU PRICE OF AN ONLINE ORDER, EXCLU- SIVE OF TAXES, GRATUITIES, AND ANY OTHER FEES THAT MAY MAKE UP THE TOTAL COST TO THE CUSTOMER OF AN ONLINE ORDER. (E) "THIRD-PARTY FOOD DELIVERY SERVICE" MEANS ANY WEBSITE, MOBILE APPLICATION, OR OTHER INTERNET SERVICE THAT OFFERS OR ARRANGES FOR THE SALE AND SAME-DAY DELIVERY OR SAME-DAY PICKUP OF FOOD AND BEVERAGES EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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