New York City Department of Consumer Affairs
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New York, NY
The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) is the department of the Government of New York City responsible for enforcing the city's consumer protection laws, licensing businesses in 55 different industries, paid sick leave law, commuter benefits law, mediating consumer complaints, and participating in consumer education. Its regulations are compiled in title 6 of the New York City Rules. Bill de Blasio appointed Julie Menin, the currect commissoner.
- Gerard Maxwell Weisberg was the last Commissioner of Public Markets from 1966 to 1968.
- Bess Myerson was appointed by John V. Lindsay from 1969 to 1973 as the first commissioner of the renamed agency.
- Mark J. Green was appointed by David N. Dinkins and served from 1990 to 1993.
- Alfred C. Cerullo III was appointed by Rudolph W. Giuliani and served until 1995.
- Jules Polonetsky by Rudolph Giuliani from 1998 to 2000.
- Jonathan Mintz was appointed by Michael Bloomberg and served from 2006 to 2013.
- Julie Menin appointed by Bill de Blasio in 2014.
- New York City Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (OATH), for hearings conducted on certain summonses issued by the Department
- New York City Public Advocate
- New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
- New York State Department of State
- New York City Charter § 2201; "There shall be a department of consumer affairs, the head of which shall be the commissioner of consumer affairs."
- New York City Department of Consumer Affairs website.
- William McDonald (reporter) (5 January 2015). "Bess Myerson, New Yorker of Beauty, Wit, Service and Scandal, Dies at 90". The New York Times. New York City, New York: NYTC. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 6 January 2015.
- Murphy, William (5 January 2015). "Bess Myerson, first Jewish Miss America, television star and NYC's first consumer affairs commissioner, dies at 90". Newsday. Retrieved 6 January 2015.
- James C. McKinley, Jr. (April 16, 1993). "Green Reconsiders Leave And Resigns Consumer Post". New York Times. Retrieved 2015-02-07.
Two days after he said he would take a leave of absence from his post as Consumer Affairs Commissioner to run for New York City Council President, Mark Green yesterday changed his mind and resigned from his post.
- "Finance Chief Is Appointed By Giuliani". New York Times. December 3, 1995. Retrieved 2015-02-06.
Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani named the city's Commissioner of Consumer Affairs, Alfred C. Cerullo 3d, to be Commissioner of the New York City Department of Finance yesterday
- "Center for NYC Neighborhoods". Retrieved October 2015. Check date values in:
- Official website
- Department of Consumer Affairs in the Rules of the City of New York
- CityAdmin, a collection of NYC administrative decisions from the Center for New York City Law
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