The bill would restrict the fees during emergencies, like the coronavirus pandemic, when restaurants can’t have diners on the premises.READ MORE: Teen Stabbed To Death After Dutchess County High School Football Game, Former Student Charged
During such times, the apps wouldn’t be allowed to charge more than a 15% fee per order.Attorney Says Current Whereabouts Of Brian Laundrie, Gabby Petito's Fiancé, Are Unknown
Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday he supports the council’s action.
“This is one where we want to make sure people are treated fairly. And they saw something that wasn’t fair to every day people going through so much, and I think it’s smart legislation, so I will support it,” he said.MORE NEWS: Caught On Video: Carmine's Hostess Attacked After Asking Tourists For Proof Of Vaccination
Violations of the proposed law could mean fines up to $1,000 per restaurant per day.
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