NYC Releases New Restaurant Grade Rules For Comment

Law360, New York (March 21, 2014, 5:46 PM EDT) -- The New York City Health Department and City Council on Friday officially released a package of proposed restaurant grade reforms for public comment, taking the city one step closer to implementing new rules that will reduce fines and make the system less burdensome on restaurant owners.

In the works since last summer, the proposed package of reforms would set fixed fines for most health code violations that pop up during restaurant grading inspections, instead of allowing Health Tribunal examiners to decide — at their discretion, within...
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