senate Bill S7478

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes minors to operate temporary businesses without certain licenses or permits

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Consumer Protection Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to consumer protection
Oct 27, 2021 referred to rules

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S7478 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9560
Current Committee:
Senate Consumer Protection
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §398-g, Gen Bus L

S7478 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes minors to operate temporary businesses operating for less than thirty days and generating less than five thousand dollars in profit per calendar year without certain licenses or permits; permits local government or law enforcement to require such temporary business to move if the location is determined to pose a substantial risk to health and safety.

S7478 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7478 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7478
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             October 27, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. REICHLIN-MELNICK -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the general business law,  in  relation  to  authorizing
   minors  to  operate  temporary  businesses without certain licenses or
   permits

   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
 398-g to read as follows:
   §  398-G. TEMPORARY BUSINESSES OPERATED BY MINORS. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES
 OF THIS SECTION:
   (A) "MINOR" SHALL MEAN AN INDIVIDUAL UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN.
   (B) "TEMPORARY BUSINESS" SHALL MEAN ANY  BUSINESS  THAT  OPERATES  FOR
 LESS  THAN  THIRTY DAYS AND GENERATES LESS THAN FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS IN
 PROFIT IN A CALENDAR YEAR.
   2. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, RULE OR  REGULATION  TO
 THE  CONTRARY,  A  MINOR  SHALL  NOT BE REQUIRED TO OBTAIN ANY PERMIT OR
 LICENSE, OTHER THAN A LICENSE REQUIRED  BY  ARTICLE  FIVE,  SIX,  SIX-C,
 SIX-D,  SEVEN,  EIGHT-B, ELEVEN, FOURTEEN, TWENTY-SEVEN, TWENTY-SEVEN-A,
 TWENTY-EIGHT, TWENTY-NINE-A, THIRTY-FIVE-C OR FORTY-ONE OF THIS  CHAPTER
 OR  A  PROFESSIONAL  LICENSE REQUIRED BY THE EDUCATION LAW OR THE PUBLIC
 HEALTH LAW, TO OPERATE A TEMPORARY BUSINESS.
   3. THE LOCAL GOVERNING BODY OR THE LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OF THE
 CITY, TOWN, OR VILLAGE IN WHICH THE MINOR OPERATED TEMPORARY BUSINESS IS
 LOCATED MAY REQUIRE SUCH MINOR TO MOVE THE LOCATION  OF  SUCH  TEMPORARY
 BUSINESS  IF  SUCH  LOCATION IS DETERMINED TO POSE A SUBSTANTIAL RISK TO
 THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF SUCH MINOR OR OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11971-02-1

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