Ari Kagan

Jan 2022 - Dec 2023
District 14 (Brooklyn)


Caucus - Jewish Caucus
Committee on Economic Development
Committee on Environmental Protection
Committee on Finance
Committee on Housing and Buildings
Committee on Land Use
Committee on Resiliency and Waterfronts (chair)
Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

Legislation (2022-2023 Session)

Council member Ari Kagan has introduced 4 bills in the current legislative session.

4 bills are in Committee Requiring leading pedestrian interval signals at intersections adjacent to hospitals, libraries, schools, and senior centers
with 7 sponsors Improving safety at pedestrian crossings in the city.
with 5 sponsors Banning companies that charge a fee for “student debt relief” already provided by the federal government.
with 3 sponsors Suspending meter parking regulations on the Asian Lunar New Year.
with 2 sponsors

Sponsored Legislation

Council member Ari Kagan has sponsored 24 bills originally introduced by other Council members in the current legislative session. Dismissal of summonses alleging violations of executive orders in connection with COVID-19 and the refund of monetary penalties paid in connection with such violations.
Introduced by Kalman Yeger Report on the impact of the deaths of parents and guardians from COVID-19 on children and the repeal of such requirement upon the expiration thereof.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu Raising the inspection fees for certain housing inspections.
Introduced by Pierina Ana Sanchez Prohibiting discrimination on the basis of a person’s height or weight in opportunities of employment, housing, and access to public accommodations.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu Creating a marine debris disposal and vessel surrendering office.
Introduced by Joann Ariola Creating a historic and cultural marker program.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer Reducing noise caused by sightseeing helicopters that meet federal noise reduction standards.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer Requiring DOT to make available on its website biographical information pertaining to all street and park name changes.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer Increasing the number of drinking fountains adjacent to public parks and greenstreets.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer Report on suitable locations for installing public bathrooms.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph Community recycling centers.
Introduced by Keith Powers Organic waste drop off sites.
Introduced by Keith Powers DOT to establish a program to allow community centers, schools, arts and cultural institutions and religious institutions to use adjacent outdoor spaces.
Introduced by Althea V. Stevens Increasing certain penalties for excessive noise from motor vehicles.
Introduced by Erik D. Bottcher Provision of mental health services for children visiting incarcerated individuals.
Introduced by Althea V. Stevens Report tracking the opioid settlement fund.
Introduced by Linda Lee Requiring the mayor’s office of criminal justice to evaluate the effectiveness of criminal justice programs that receive funding from the city.
Introduced by Nantasha M. Williams Enacted Naming of 78 thoroughfares and public places.
Introduced by Shekar Krishnan Requiring DOT to notify property owners ordered to repair sidewalks of existing department plans to make repairs on same sidewalks.
Introduced by Linda Lee Hazardous obstruction by vehicles and civilian complaints to the department of transportation for hazardous obstruction violations.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler Sale and processing of catalytic converters.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer Enacted Extending the rent stabilization laws.
Introduced by Pierina Ana Sanchez Operation of horse drawn carriages and to replace the horse drawn carriage industry with a horseless electric carriage program.
Introduced by Robert F. Holden Requiring landlords to provide tenants with documentation of damages when deducting money from a tenant’s security deposit.
Introduced by Crystal Hudson