Charles Barron

Jan 2002 - Dec 2023
District 42 (Brooklyn)

Comittees

Caucus - Black, Latino and Asian Caucus
Caucus - Progressive Caucus
Committee on Finance
Committee on Health
Committee on Higher Education
Committee on Hospitals
Committee on Housing and Buildings
Committee on Public Housing

Legislation (2022-2023 Session)

Council member Charles Barron has introduced 5 bills in the current legislative session.

4 bills are in Committee , 1 bills are Withdrawn

intro.nyc/0143-2022 Remediating lead water hazards in schools.
with 29 sponsors
intro.nyc/0144-2022 Creating an elected civilian review board and repealing the civilian complaint review board and independent police investigation and audit board.
with 4 sponsors
intro.nyc/0214-2022 Disclosure of information regarding past engagement in slavery by city contractors.
with 18 sponsors
intro.nyc/0215-2022 Social services for the wrongfully convicted.
with 19 sponsors
intro.nyc/0463-2022 Creating an elected civilian review board and repealing the civilian complaint review board and independent police investigation and audit board.
with 7 sponsors

Sponsored Legislation

Council member Charles Barron has sponsored 52 bills originally introduced by other Council members in the current legislative session.

intro.nyc/0030-2022 Requiring the dept of correction to create and implement policies to address medical needs during and after lock-ins.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0093-2022 Regulation of commercial rent.
Introduced by Diana I. Ayala
intro.nyc/0104-2022 Enacted Defining the term self-closing door.
Introduced by Oswald Feliz
intro.nyc/0105-2022 Enacted Housing and fire safety.
Introduced by Oswald Feliz
intro.nyc/0106-2022 Enacted Sale of electric space heaters.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0115-2022 Minimum temperatures required to be maintained in dwellings.
Introduced by Crystal Hudson
intro.nyc/0116-2022 One-Stop Shop NYC Business Portal
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0131-2022 Enacted Requiring the fire dept to conduct residential education and outreach regarding the safe operation of electric space heaters.
Introduced by Pierina Ana Sanchez
intro.nyc/0133-2022 Inspections of sprinkler system and standpipe system fire department connections.
Introduced by Nantasha M. Williams
intro.nyc/0135-2022 Creating a new parking permit for expectant mothers experiencing a difficult or complicated pregnancy.
Introduced by Nantasha M. Williams
intro.nyc/0181-2022 Requiring the department of correction to publish all of its rules, policies and directives.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0192-2022 Excluding community land trusts and affordable cooperative rentals from the housing portal.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0193-2022 Lead-based paint hazards in common areas of dwellings.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0194-2022 Requiring landlords to test apartment air quality before offering a lease for signature.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0208-2022 Enacted Inspections of self-closing doors and fire safety notices in residential buildings.
Introduced by Nantasha M. Williams
intro.nyc/0209-2022 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
intro.nyc/0210-2022 Creating a marine debris disposal and vessel surrendering office.
Introduced by Joann Ariola
intro.nyc/0227-2022 Requiring DOT to make available on its website biographical information pertaining to all street and park name changes.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0228-2022 Increasing the number of drinking fountains adjacent to public parks and greenstreets.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0232-2022 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/0240-2022 DOITT updating 311 complaint types and reporting on such updates.
Introduced by Jennifer Gutiérrez
intro.nyc/0241-2022 Providing public school students with mobile hotspot devices.
Introduced by Jennifer Gutiérrez
intro.nyc/0242-2022 Establishment of a Marshall Plan for Moms Task Force.
Introduced by Jennifer Gutiérrez
intro.nyc/0243-2022 Requiring multiple dwelling owners to post notices regarding electric space heater safety.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0244-2022 Residential curbside organics collection.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0258-2022 Report on suitable locations for installing public bathrooms.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph
intro.nyc/0274-2022 Establishing a goal of zero waste for NYC by 2030.
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0275-2022 Goal of zero waste to landfill.
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0276-2022 De-escalation and trauma-informed training for dept of homeless services employees.
Introduced by Chi A. Ossé
intro.nyc/0277-2022 Prohibiting the police department from deploying the strategic response group to a nonviolent gathering of individuals exercising the right of freedom of speech or peaceably to assemble.
Introduced by Chi A. Ossé
intro.nyc/0280-2022 Community recycling centers.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0281-2022 Organic waste drop off sites.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0293-2022 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
intro.nyc/0328-2022 Requiring a minority and women-owned business enterprise consultant for city projects with budgets in excess of ten million dollars.
Introduced by Selvena N. Brooks-Powers
intro.nyc/0329-2022 Establishing a reward for individuals who provide information leading to the apprehension, prosecution or conviction of a person who seriously injures or kills another individual in a hit-and-run accident.
Introduced by Selvena N. Brooks-Powers
intro.nyc/0341-2022 Accessibility in small businesses.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0342-2022 An office of interagency tourism affairs.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0353-2022 Requiring the department of investigation to investigate allegations of evidentiary misconduct by police officers.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
intro.nyc/0354-2022 Establishing an office of continuing education and adult literacy.
Introduced by Kevin C. Riley
intro.nyc/0355-2022 Permitting incarcerated individuals in city jails to choose the gender of their doctor.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0356-2022 Establishing a program for child visitors of department of correction facilities.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0357-2022 Requiring the department of correction to use an electronic case management system to track investigations of sexual abuse.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0365-2022 Provision of mental health services for children visiting incarcerated individuals.
Introduced by Althea V. Stevens
intro.nyc/0367-2022 Establishing an office of pandemic preparedness.
Introduced by Marjorie Velázquez
intro.nyc/0400-2022 Establishing a warming centers program.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph
intro.nyc/0401-2022 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/0403-2022 Distributing IDNYC applications to all high school students.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph
intro.nyc/0414-2022 Rat mitigation progress in rat mitigation zones.
Introduced by Chi A. Ossé
intro.nyc/0442-2022 Abating rodents as a requirement for the issuance of certain construction permits.
Introduced by Erik D. Bottcher
intro.nyc/0480-2022 Enacted Naming of 78 thoroughfares and public places.
Introduced by Shekar Krishnan
intro.nyc/0549-2022 Banning solitary confinement in city jails.
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
intro.nyc/0558-2022 Enacted Extending the rent stabilization laws.
Introduced by Pierina Ana Sanchez