Health and Human Services Committee, July 13, 2020
The Health and Human Services Committee will meet to dsicuss amd review the following:
Board Bill Number 27
Introduced by Alderwoman Christine Ingrassia
The Board Bill would impose certain transparency requirements and restrictions on “third-party food delivery services” and “food establishments”, as these terms are defined in in the Bill. These include requirements that third-party food delivery services and food establishments disclose their policies regarding delivery worker gratuities, that third-party food delivery services disclose the commissions charged food establishments for online orders taken through their platforms, and require that food establishment’s their Health Department performance and risk-based inspection letter grades on platforms used to take online orders. The Board Bill would also prohibit third-party food delivery services from imposing requirements regarding food establishments’ prices for online orders, cap delivery fees at 5%, and require third-party food delivery services to obtain business licenses.
This video is the result of a law passed in 2016 by 21st Ward Alderman Antonio French. The historic “Transparency in Government Law” requires all public meetings of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen; the Board of Estimate & Apportionment; the Board of Public Service; and the Preservation Board be recorded and made available on an official City of St. Louis YouTube channel.