Local Law 80 of 2021: Consumer Affairs

On July 18, 2021, the City enacted Local Law 80 of 2021 (LL80). LL80 amends the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reducing penalties and allowing opportunities to cure for certain violations, to repeal chapter 4-B of title 16 of such code, relating to the recycling of plastic carryout bags and film plastic, to repeal section 20-117 of such code, relating to disclosure of a security breach by a licensee of the department of consumer and worker protection, to repeal section 20-118 of such code, relating to notification of the department of consumer and worker protection by a licensee of a judgment regarding identity theft, to repeal section 20-212 of such code, relating to the licenses required to operate an amusement device, gaming café, and amusement arcade, to repeal 20-213 of such code, relating to the fees for such licenses, to repeal subchapter 13 of chapter 2 of title 20 of such code, relating to the licensing of auctioneers by the department of consumer and worker protection, to repeal sections 20-297.2, 20-297.3, and 20-297.4 of such code, relating to the licensing of laundries, to repeal subdivision e of section 20-634 of such code, relating to the collection of written statements from applicants for a license by the commissioner of the department of consumer and worker protection to the advisory task force, to repeal subchapter 16 of chapter 2 of title 20 of such code, relating to the licensing of persons who are conducting a sale of goods, wares or merchandise, to repeal section 20-348 of such code, relating to permitting conduct of games of bingo after 6 p.m. on Sundays, to repeal subchapter 2 of chapter 4 of title 20 of the administrative code of the city of New York, relating to the sale of charcoal, to repeal subchapter 4 of chapter 4 of title 20 of such code, relating to the sale of chopped meat, to repeal subchapter 6 of chapter 4 of title 20 of such code, relating to the sale of processed meats or meat products, to repeal subchapter 9 of chapter 4 of title 20 of such code, in relation to the sale of plumbing fixtures that do not comply with section 604.4 of the New York city plumbing code, to repeal subchapter 10 of chapter 4 of title 20 of such code, in relation to the sale of water supply control valves, to repeal subchapter 11 of chapter 4 of title 20 of such code, in relation to the sale of gauges that utilize mercury, to repeal section 20-713 of such code, in relation to the display of the current selling price of prescription drugs.

Please continue to monitor this web page as the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP)—formerly the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA)—provides updates on how LL80 impacts the businesses it regulates.

Get information about the Repeal of Gaming Cafe and Amusement Arcade Licenses.

Get information about the Repeal of Retail Laundry License.