Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2023||
referred to cities
Assembly Bill A204
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-A204 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-A204 (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.
2023-A204 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 204 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y (PREFILED) January 4, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. EICHENSTEIN -- read once and referred to the Committee on Cities AN ACT to enact the "save our stores act" THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: 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 individuals. § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
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