The NYC Council is holding a hearing on an important package of small business relief legislation that the NYC Hospitality Alliance has been advocating for. There are also a few bills we are concerned with.
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- This bill would prohibit the enforcement of personal liability provisions in commercial leases or rental agreements involving a COVID-19 impacted tenant where the default or other trigger event happened during the COVID-19 state of emergency.
- This bill would prohibit certain third-party food delivery services, entities that provide restaurants with online order and delivery services, from charging restaurants more than a 10% fee per order for the use of their service.
- This bill requires the Department of Consumer Affairs to waive and/or refund all fees due in the year 2020 related to sidewalk café licenses.
Read the full text of the legislative package: