Amanda Farías

Jan 2022 - Dec 2025
District 18 (Bronx)
Majority Leader

Comittees

Bronx Delegation of the New York City Council
Committee on Consumer and Worker Protection
Committee on Economic Development (chair)
Committee on Finance
Committee on Land Use
Committee on Rules, Privileges and Elections
Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
Subcommittee on Landmarks, Public Sitings and Dispositions

Legislation (2024-2025 Session)

Council member Amanda Farías has introduced 16 bills in the current legislative session.

15 bills are in Committee , 1 bills are Enacted

intro.nyc/0026-2024 Restricting non-essential helicopter operations at city heliports to helicopters powered fully by electric engines.
with 11 sponsors
intro.nyc/0027-2024 Monitoring helicopter noise.
with 8 sponsors
intro.nyc/0028-2024 Establishing a system to obtain employment and income information from a third-party for the city’s use in making determinations for benefits and services eligibility.
with 4 sponsors
intro.nyc/0029-2024 Requiring a training program for first responders and an awareness campaign regarding domestic violence-related traumatic brain injuries
with 10 sponsors
intro.nyc/0164-2024 The preparation of community impact reports for city-subsidized economic development projects.
with 2 sponsors
intro.nyc/0165-2024 A study on the feasibility of establishing a commercial and residential linkage fee.
with 2 sponsors
intro.nyc/0166-2024 Requiring building owners to provide shower hoses and informational materials on Legionnaires’ disease to tenants.
with 5 sponsors
intro.nyc/0167-2024 Requiring the establishment of a municipal human milk bank.
with 3 sponsors
intro.nyc/0168-2024 The department of investigation’s oversight of the police department use of surveillance technology.
with 7 sponsors
intro.nyc/0169-2024 The installation of electric vehicle charging equipment on lampposts.
with 5 sponsors
intro.nyc/0170-2024 Increased penalties for department of buildings violations issued to parking structures.
with 3 sponsors
intro.nyc/0171-2024 Waste collection from nursing homes.
with 3 sponsors
intro.nyc/0172-2024 Enacted The compensation received by for-hire vehicle drivers for advertising on the interior of for-hire vehicles.
with 5 sponsors
intro.nyc/0173-2024 The establishment of a parking permit enforcement unit within the department of transportation.
with 6 sponsors
intro.nyc/0676-2024 Requiring the taxi and limousine commission to conduct a study and report on increasing the use of electric for-hire vehicles and installing new charging infrastructure
with 4 sponsors
intro.nyc/0745-2024 Requiring the dept of transportation to conduct an annual study on bicycle activity.
with 2 sponsors

Sponsored Legislation

Council member Amanda Farías has sponsored 107 bills originally introduced by other Council members in the current legislative session.

intro.nyc/0004-2024 Enacted Requiring the use of shore power by cruise terminal operators and community traffic mitigation plans in neighborhoods impacted by cruise ships at berth
Introduced by Alexa Avilés
intro.nyc/0005-2024 Translating the citizen’s air complaint program portal into the designated citywide languages.
Introduced by Alexa Avilés
intro.nyc/0019-2024 Enacted Requiring the posting of lithium-ion or other storage battery safety information in powered bicycle or powered mobility device businesses.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0021-2024 Enacted Increasing the penalties for illegal powered mobility devices.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0022-2024 Vending on bridges.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0023-2024 Establishing auditing requirements for minority and women-owned business enterprise procurement.
Introduced by Selvena N. Brooks-Powers
intro.nyc/0024-2024 Permitting street vendors to vend within two feet from the curb.
Introduced by Carmen N. De La Rosa
intro.nyc/0025-2024 Enacted Provision of senior citizen rent increase exemption application forms pre-populated with applicable data to eligible persons living in city-supervised Mitchell-Lama housing.
Introduced by Eric Dinowitz
intro.nyc/0031-2024 Requiring testing at city waterfronts for harmful substances in the water and the posting of results online.
Introduced by James F. Gennaro
intro.nyc/0039-2024 Enacted Establishing a program to assist with door and window repair and security for survivors of domestic and gender-based violence.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0045-2024 Mayor's Desk for Signature Requiring the NYC department of education to report actual class sizes and expand reports on the number of students in special programs in New York city public schools.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph
intro.nyc/0047-2024 Repealing the misdemeanor criminal penalties for general vendors and mobile food vendors.
Introduced by Shekar Krishnan
intro.nyc/0049-2024 Enacted Vendor display and storage of goods, and to repeal sections 17-313 and 20-463 of such code, relating to bookkeeping requirements for vendors.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0050-2024 Enacted Requirement of food vendors to obtain a certificate of authority to collect sales tax, to repeal sections 17-310 and 20-457 of such code, relating to tax clearance and minimum tax payments for the renewal of mobile food licenses and permits and general ve
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0051-2024 Enacted Prohibiting vending in bicycle lanes.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0070-2024 Prohibiting non-essential helicopters from operating at heliports owned or operated by the city.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
intro.nyc/0078-2024 The disposition of real property of the city.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
intro.nyc/0080-2024 Hazardous obstruction by vehicles and civilian complaints to the department of transportation for hazardous obstruction violations.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
intro.nyc/0093-2024 Enacted Requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to develop a healthy nyc population health agenda.
Introduced by Lynn C. Schulman
intro.nyc/0098-2024 Requiring the department of correction and correctional health services to establish a medical clinic to treat persons transported to a court facility.
Introduced by Nantasha M. Williams
intro.nyc/0110-2024 A report on the permanent affordability commitment together program.
Introduced by Alexa Avilés
intro.nyc/0111-2024 Reporting on vacant public housing dwelling units.
Introduced by Alexa Avilés
intro.nyc/0112-2024 Prohibiting the department of sanitation from charging the New York city housing authority for sanitation services.
Introduced by Alexa Avilés
intro.nyc/0126-2024 Mayor's Desk for Signature Requiring provision of body armor to fire department employees within the bureau of emergency medical services providing emergency medical services.
Introduced by Joseph C. Borelli
intro.nyc/0127-2024 Mayor's Desk for Signature Providing de-escalation and self-defense training to fire department employees within the bureau of emergency medical services providing emergency medical services.
Introduced by Joseph C. Borelli
intro.nyc/0142-2024 Requiring the department of education to conduct a biannual study on student access to home internet and electronic devices.
Introduced by Selvena N. Brooks-Powers
intro.nyc/0147-2024 Requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to conduct a community needs assessment to identify needs and gaps in services for people experiencing long COVID.
Introduced by Tiffany Cabán
intro.nyc/0149-2024 The rights of persons who engage in sex work.
Introduced by Tiffany Cabán
intro.nyc/0153-2024 A feasibility study on housing adaptation and mobility, voluntary residential buyouts, and related support services for residents of high-risk flood zones.
Introduced by Tiffany Cabán
intro.nyc/0156-2024 Requiring district attorneys to report on retained and seized property.
Introduced by Tiffany Cabán
intro.nyc/0157-2024 Requiring the police department to submit reports on complaints of police misconduct.
Introduced by Tiffany Cabán
intro.nyc/0179-2024 Police department tow pound capacity.
Introduced by Oswald Feliz
intro.nyc/0180-2024 Establishing a program to provide financial assistance to small retail businesses for the purchase of security system technology.
Introduced by Oswald Feliz
intro.nyc/0191-2024 Requiring the department of citywide administrative services to give two years notice of lease expiration to tenants of city-leased properties.
Introduced by Jennifer Gutiérrez
intro.nyc/0194-2024 Establishing a task force to study the feasibility of building charging stations for bicycles with electric assist to be used by food delivery workers.
Introduced by Jennifer Gutiérrez
intro.nyc/0201-2024 Establishing an office of child care to oversee free child care for all city residents.
Introduced by Jennifer Gutiérrez
intro.nyc/0217-2024 Prohibiting places or providers of public accommodation from using biometric recognition technology and protecting any biometric identifier information collected.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0228-2024 Mayor's Desk for Signature Provision of information regarding the NYC Care program to older adults.
Introduced by Crystal Hudson
intro.nyc/0233-2024 The establishment of a police department policy for using facial recognition technology and regular audits to ensure compliance.
Introduced by Crystal Hudson
intro.nyc/0238-2024 Establishing a technical support program for older adults.
Introduced by Crystal Hudson
intro.nyc/0257-2024 Universal summer youth program plan.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph
intro.nyc/0258-2024 Winterization of farmers’ markets,
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph
intro.nyc/0260-2024 Establishing a warming centers program.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph
intro.nyc/0262-2024 Requiring the installation of speed humps on roadways adjacent to any park equal or greater than one acre.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph
intro.nyc/0264-2024 Establishment of a parking enforcement unit within the department of transportation.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph
intro.nyc/0265-2024 Health insurance for city employees.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph
intro.nyc/0266-2024 Establishing a bullying prevention task force.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph
intro.nyc/0267-2024 Making certain bathrooms in city facilities available for public use.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph
intro.nyc/0272-2024 In relation to a capital plan and timeline for installing public bathrooms.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph
intro.nyc/0288-2024 Requiring the department of consumer and worker protection to implement an outreach and education program regarding phone scams involving voice cloning.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0289-2024 An office of interagency tourism affairs.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0291-2024 Increasing civil penalties for idling infractions by trucks and buses.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0293-2024 Prohibiting the dissemination of materially deceptive audio or visual media in local elections.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0296-2024 Menstrual products in city bathroom facilities.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0329-2024 Increasing fines for the depositing of residential or commercial refuse into public litter baskets.
Introduced by Francisco P. Moya
intro.nyc/0353-2024 Installation of solar photovoltaic systems on city-owned property.
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0360-2024 The fees charged in a residential rental real estate transaction.
Introduced by Chi A. Ossé
intro.nyc/0379-2024 Reducing noise caused by chartered helicopters.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0405-2024 The creation of a taskforce to study improving safety in homeless shelters.
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
intro.nyc/0406-2024 Establishing a commission to develop a citywide shelter siting plan for implementation by the department of homeless services and social services.
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
intro.nyc/0407-2024 Sales of cooperative apartments.
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
intro.nyc/0408-2024 Creating a division within the department of small business services to assist street vendors and requiring the commissioner of small business services to update the department’s programs to facilitate street vendor access.
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
intro.nyc/0425-2024 Limiting the use of facial recognition technology in residential buildings.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0428-2024 The posting of information relating to wage theft at construction sites.
Introduced by Pierina Ana Sanchez
intro.nyc/0429-2024 Periodic inspections of gas piping systems, ordinary plumbing work, reestablishing the plumbing and fire suppression piping contractor license board, piping systems, emergency work, fire suppression piping work, and seizure.
Introduced by Pierina Ana Sanchez
intro.nyc/0431-2024 Ensuring business licensing and regulatory compliance of all mobile food and general vendors.
Introduced by Pierina Ana Sanchez
intro.nyc/0433-2024 A report on hearings concerning department of buildings violations that are adjourned by the office of administrative trials and hearings.
Introduced by Pierina Ana Sanchez
intro.nyc/0434-2024 Building water system maintenance and inspection.
Introduced by Pierina Ana Sanchez
intro.nyc/0435-2024 Expanding availability of rapid testing for sexually transmitted infections.
Introduced by Pierina Ana Sanchez
intro.nyc/0436-2024 Electrical code and repealing chapter 3 of title 27 of the administrative code of the city of New York in relation thereto.
Introduced by Pierina Ana Sanchez
intro.nyc/0437-2024 The license term for master electrician and special electrician licenses.
Introduced by Pierina Ana Sanchez
intro.nyc/0438-2024 Requiring cooperative corporations to provide financial information to prospective purchasers of cooperative apartments.
Introduced by Pierina Ana Sanchez
intro.nyc/0451-2024 Suspending or revoking stoop line stand licenses after repeated violations.
Introduced by Sandra Ung
intro.nyc/0467-2024 Inspections of sprinkler system and standpipe system fire department connections.
Introduced by Nantasha M. Williams
intro.nyc/0468-2024 Department of transportation posting information on traffic control device and speed reducer requests on its website.
Introduced by Nantasha M. Williams
intro.nyc/0471-2024 Establishing a New York city freedom trail task force.
Introduced by Nantasha M. Williams
intro.nyc/0472-2024 Requiring the borough presidents to provide equal employment opportunity trainings to community board members.
Introduced by Nantasha M. Williams
intro.nyc/0474-2024 Establishing dynamic parking zones.
Introduced by Nantasha M. Williams
intro.nyc/0480-2024 Police department transparency in the use of surveillance technology.
Introduced by Julie Won
intro.nyc/0501-2024 Background checks for child care providers, employees, and volunteers.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu
intro.nyc/0502-2024 Background checks for child care providers, employees, and volunteers.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu
intro.nyc/0552-2024 Street resurfacing timeline.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan
intro.nyc/0585-2024 A teacher retention reporting requirement and task force.
Introduced by Eric Dinowitz
intro.nyc/0587-2024 Requiring the 311 customer service center to conduct customer satisfaction surveys after each 311 call intake is closed and to publish agency report cards.
Introduced by Eric Dinowitz
intro.nyc/0592-2024 Requiring individuals registering as lobbyists to complete an annual anti-sexual harassment interactive training and to provide the certification of completion as part of registration.
Introduced by James F. Gennaro
intro.nyc/0606-2024 Requiring that every bicycle with electric assist, electric scooter and other legal motorized vehicle be licensed and registered.
Introduced by Robert F. Holden
intro.nyc/0641-2024 Nutrition standards and beverage options for children’s meals served in food service establishments.
Introduced by Kevin C. Riley
intro.nyc/0643-2024 A plan to identify and facilitate the use of indoor facilities for basketball games.
Introduced by Kevin C. Riley
intro.nyc/0644-2024 Structurally unsound tree privately-owned trees.
Introduced by Kevin C. Riley
intro.nyc/0645-2024 Establishing a pilot program to match small businesses with social media content creators for assistance with marketing and advertising, and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.
Introduced by Kevin C. Riley
intro.nyc/0646-2024 Accessibility for the deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind community in the implementation of text-to-911.
Introduced by Kevin C. Riley
intro.nyc/0647-2024 Bus lane restrictions.
Introduced by Kevin C. Riley
intro.nyc/0648-2024 Requiring the disclosure of school admissions policies and procedures.
Introduced by Kevin C. Riley
intro.nyc/0649-2024 The establishment of an office of cannabis business services.
Introduced by Kevin C. Riley
intro.nyc/0650-2024 The cleaning and maintenance of city property.
Introduced by Kevin C. Riley
intro.nyc/0651-2024 Requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to create pamphlets identifying mental health resources available to individuals experiencing pregnancy loss.
Introduced by Kevin C. Riley
intro.nyc/0675-2024 Establishment of a task force to study the gender pay disparity and economic self-sufficiency among the labor force in the city
Introduced by Carmen N. De La Rosa
intro.nyc/0689-2024 Cabinet for older New Yorkers.
Introduced by Crystal Hudson
intro.nyc/0691-2024 Annual reporting on racial and gender disparities in STEM education for high school students
Introduced by Farah N. Louis
intro.nyc/0693-2024 Requiring the office of urban agriculture to create and implement a plan to convert unused industrial areas to urban agriculture sites.
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0694-2024 Long-term citywide bathroom strategy.
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0734-2024 Establishing prevailing wage requirements for city-contracted human service workers
Introduced by Althea V. Stevens
intro.nyc/0765-2024 Establishing a task force on vehicles registered out-of-state
Introduced by Robert F. Holden
intro.nyc/0772-2024 Building emissions calculations, adjustments and penalties.
Introduced by Linda Lee
intro.nyc/0784-2024 Establishing a tracking system concerning the disposal of yellow and brown grease
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0791-2024 Requiring the department of social services to post on its website data concerning vacant supportive housing units
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
intro.nyc/0802-2024 Establishing a standard insurance policy for food procurement vendors
Introduced by Julie Won