Penalty Schedule for Violation of Prohibition on Conversion Therapy

Adopted Rules: Closed to Comments

Effective Date: 
Sunday, July 22, 2018

Statement of Basis and Purpose of Rule

Local Law 22 of 2018 added subchapter 19 to Chapter 5 of Tile 20 of the Administrative Code, to prohibit offering or providing conversion therapy.  To implement Local Law 22, DCA adds a new rule, Section 6-69, to Subchapter B, Chapter 6, of Title 6 of the Rules of the City of New York, to establish fixed penalties for the violations of the laws related to the prohibition of conversion therapy in accordance with this law. 

DCA’s authority for this rule is found in Sections 1043, 2203(c), 2203(f), and 2203(h)(1) of the City Charter, Section 20-827 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York, and Section 2 of Local Law 22 of 2018. 

This proposed rule was not subject to analysis under section 1043(d) of the Charter, pursuant to section 1043(d)(4)(ii).