Chris Banks

Jan 2024 - Dec 2025
District 42 (Brooklyn)

Comittees

Brooklyn Delegation of the New York City Council
Committee on Aging
Committee on General Welfare
Committee on Oversight and Investigations
Committee on Public Housing (chair)
Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management
Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
Subcommittee on Senior Centers and Food Insecurity

Legislation (2024-2025 Session)

Council member Chris Banks has introduced 1 bills in the current legislative session.

1 bills are in Committee

intro.nyc/0805-2024 Creating a business directory for NYCHA tenant-owned businesses and establishing a marketing campaign to highlight the New York city housing authority tenant-owned business directory.
with 7 sponsors

Sponsored Legislation

Council member Chris Banks has sponsored 99 bills originally introduced by other Council members in the current legislative session.

intro.nyc/0005-2024 Translating the citizen’s air complaint program portal into the designated citywide languages.
Introduced by Alexa Avilés
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/0045-2024 Enacted 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/0055-2024 Requiring the department of sanitation to accept commercial solid waste at city-owned or operated marine transfer stations and city-owned or operated rail transfer stations.
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0058-2024 Delaying the greenhouse gas emission reduction requirements outlined in Local Law 97 by 7 years.
Introduced by Vickie Paladino
intro.nyc/0059-2024 Temporarily exempting certain covered buildings from building emissions limits and studying the impact of such limits on such buildings and on the electrical distribution grid.
Introduced by Vickie Paladino
intro.nyc/0060-2024 Prohibiting the operation of electric scooters and bicycles with electric assist in parks.
Introduced by Vickie Paladino
intro.nyc/0084-2024 Mayor's Desk for Signature Workforce survey of migrants, including recent arrivals and asylum seekers, and to repeal such amendments upon the expiration thereof.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0085-2024 Mayor's Desk for Signature Health survey of migrants, including recent arrivals and asylum seekers, and to repeal such amendments upon the expiration thereof.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
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/0099-2024 Creation of curbside overnight truck parking sections in Industrial Business Zones.
Introduced by Nantasha M. Williams
intro.nyc/0100-2024 Suspension of alternate side parking regulations on Losar.
Introduced by Julie Won
intro.nyc/0110-2024 Enacted Report on the New York city housing authority’s permanent affordability commitment together program.
Introduced by Alexa Avilés
intro.nyc/0131-2024 Adding a 311 complaint category for noise from sirens.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0133-2024 Exempting certain grocery stores from the commercial rent tax.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0276-2024 Wrongful deactivation of high-volume for-hire vehicle drivers.
Introduced by Shekar Krishnan
intro.nyc/0277-2024 Taxicab driver pay for electronically dispatched taxicab trips.
Introduced by Shekar Krishnan
intro.nyc/0293-2024 Prohibiting the dissemination of materially deceptive audio or visual media in local elections.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0340-2024 Automatic waiver of certain additional penalties for a parking violation if a vehicle owner responds to a notice of violation between forty-five and ninety days of its issuance.
Introduced by Mercedes Narcisse
intro.nyc/0341-2024 Enacted Requiring the NYC DOE to report the number of students reported to the office of school health as having a diagnosis of sickle cell disease or trait.
Introduced by Mercedes Narcisse
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/0397-2024 Amending the nuisance abatement law regarding the sale or delivery of cannabis.
Introduced by Keith Powers
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/0435-2024 Expanding availability of rapid testing for sexually transmitted infections.
Introduced by Pierina Ana Sanchez
intro.nyc/0440-2024 Requiring the department of homeless services to designate eligibility specialists at shelters.
Introduced by Althea V. Stevens
intro.nyc/0441-2024 Improving young adults’ access to voter registration materials.
Introduced by Althea V. Stevens
intro.nyc/0442-2024 Restricting social media usage for youth.
Introduced by Althea V. Stevens
intro.nyc/0443-2024 Requiring the city to report on the impact of social media on the mental health of young people.
Introduced by Althea V. Stevens
intro.nyc/0444-2024 Provision of mental health services for children visiting incarcerated individuals.
Introduced by Althea V. Stevens
intro.nyc/0445-2024 Requiring the provision of notices regarding the obligation to maintain retaining walls.
Introduced by Althea V. Stevens
intro.nyc/0446-2024 Waiving parks permit fees for schools and child day care centers and providing an online system for school permit applications.
Introduced by Althea V. Stevens
intro.nyc/0447-2024 Reporting on crossing guard deployment.
Introduced by Althea V. Stevens
intro.nyc/0448-2024 An advisory board on crossing guard deployment.
Introduced by Althea V. Stevens
intro.nyc/0449-2024 Creation of a commerical landlord watch list.
Introduced by Althea V. Stevens
intro.nyc/0450-2024 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/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/0473-2024 Offering community service in lieu of civil penalties for certain littering violations.
Introduced by Nantasha M. Williams
intro.nyc/0480-2024 Police department transparency in the use of surveillance technology.
Introduced by Julie Won
intro.nyc/0512-2024 Review of patterns of contractual spending by the city agencies with not-for-profit organizations.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan
intro.nyc/0539-2024 Prohibition on sharing location data with third parties.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan
intro.nyc/0557-2024 Adding a 311 complaint category for unlicensed cannabis retailers.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0570-2024 Creating a land bank.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0571-2024 Establishment of a Wards Island affordable housing task force.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
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/0615-2024 Maximum working hours for home care aides.
Introduced by Christopher Marte
intro.nyc/0638-2024 Requiring that NYPD vehicles be equipped with bulletproof glass.
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
intro.nyc/0665-2024 Provision of union membership guidance for public-sector employees in NYC.
Introduced by Carmen N. De La Rosa
intro.nyc/0666-2024 Increasing civil penalties and prohibiting issuance of the food service establishment permit for outstanding penalties for violations of the fair work week law.
Introduced by Carmen N. De La Rosa
intro.nyc/0667-2024 Requiring a workers’ rights training for certain fast food employees
Introduced by Carmen N. De La Rosa
intro.nyc/0668-2024 Requiring newly constructed multiple dwellings to provide adequate space to store and sort organic waste.
Introduced by Carmen N. De La Rosa
intro.nyc/0669-2024 Establishing an office of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression.
Introduced by Carmen N. De La Rosa
intro.nyc/0670-2024 NYC agencies policies regarding work-related communications during non-work hours
Introduced by Carmen N. De La Rosa
intro.nyc/0671-2024 Civil service examination fee waivers.
Introduced by Carmen N. De La Rosa
intro.nyc/0672-2024 Creation of a COVID-19 memorial task force.
Introduced by Carmen N. De La Rosa
intro.nyc/0673-2024 Adding a 311 complaint category for dog runs.
Introduced by Carmen N. De La Rosa
intro.nyc/0674-2024 Creation of a residential parking permit system in Northern Manhattan.
Introduced by Carmen N. De La Rosa
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 Enacted Cabinet for older New Yorkers.
Introduced by Crystal Hudson
intro.nyc/0692-2024 Testing drinking water for the presence of microplastics
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0695-2024 A study of single-use plastics
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0696-2024 Establishing organic waste composting facilities in each borough.
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0697-2024 Updated waste characterization studies
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0698-2024 Clarifying the definition of organic waste drop off site
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0736-2024 Establish a rat contraceptive pilot program.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu
intro.nyc/0737-2024 Establishing gratuity standards for food delivery workers.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu
intro.nyc/0738-2024 Requiring third-party food delivery services that solicit gratuities to do so before or at the same time an online order is placed
Introduced by Shaun Abreu
intro.nyc/0743-2024 Mayor's Desk for Signature Requiring city agencies to offer career counseling to municipal employees to advise them of professional development and promotional opportunities.
Introduced by Carmen N. De La Rosa
intro.nyc/0746-2024 The improvement of paved medians through the planting of vegetation or use in stormwater management
Introduced by Oswald Feliz
intro.nyc/0762-2024 Establishing exemptions for third-party food delivery services from the limits on fees charged by such services on food service establishments.
Introduced by Rafael Salamanca, Jr.
intro.nyc/0772-2024 Building emissions calculations, adjustments and penalties.
Introduced by Linda Lee
intro.nyc/0781-2024 Organic waste recycling by city agencies.
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0794-2024 Composition of the youth board.
Introduced by Althea V. Stevens
intro.nyc/0795-2024 Requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to conduct hearing screenings for school-aged children throughout the city and develop an outreach campaign.
Introduced by Althea V. Stevens
intro.nyc/0796-2024 Providing local community boards and elected officials with advance notice of the installation of sidewalk sheds
Introduced by Althea V. Stevens
intro.nyc/0797-2024 Reporting on student clubs and organizations.
Introduced by Althea V. Stevens
intro.nyc/0800-2024 Tree maintenance prioritization
Introduced by Nantasha M. Williams
intro.nyc/0801-2024 Explanations for subcontractor denials in city contracting.
Introduced by Julie Won
intro.nyc/0802-2024 Establishing a standard insurance policy for food procurement vendors
Introduced by Julie Won
intro.nyc/0803-2024 Protests of agency procurement decisions
Introduced by Julie Won
intro.nyc/0809-2024 Mayor's Desk for Signature Requiring the commissioner of citywide administrative services to report on the administration of promotion examinations.
Introduced by Carmen N. De La Rosa
intro.nyc/0814-2024 Updating stormwater management plans and reports
Introduced by James F. Gennaro
intro.nyc/0815-2024 Creation of an inland flood hazard area map, climate adaptation planning, and resilient construction for inland areas.
Introduced by James F. Gennaro
intro.nyc/0860-2024 Requiring certain contracted entities to make public job training and employment data collected pursuant to projects in excess of $150,000.
Introduced by Alexa Avilés
intro.nyc/0861-2024 Requiring disclosure of community benefit agreements in the annual report by certain contracted entities.
Introduced by Alexa Avilés
intro.nyc/0865-2024 Records of the chief medical examiner that relate to work-related fatal injuries in the workplace, and to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reporting on workplace fatalities.
Introduced by Carmen N. De La Rosa
intro.nyc/0871-2024 Extending reasonable workplace accommodations to caregivers.
Introduced by Kamillah Hanks
intro.nyc/0872-2024 Creating an interagency task force on squatting.
Introduced by Kamillah Hanks
intro.nyc/0873-2024 Requiring the New York City Police Department to report on arrests of individuals under eighteen years of age.
Introduced by Kamillah Hanks
intro.nyc/0874-2024 Establishing a pilot abatement program for unsafe operators of pedal-assist bicycles.
Introduced by Kamillah Hanks
intro.nyc/0875-2024 Requiring the installation of pedestrian lighting on step streets
Introduced by Kamillah Hanks
intro.nyc/0897-2024 Committee on city healthcare services.
Introduced by Mercedes Narcisse
intro.nyc/0902-2024 Giving qualified entities a first opportunity to purchase and an opportunity to submit an offer to purchase certain residential buildings when offered for sale.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0907-2024 Reporting on locations in which persons are squatting.
Introduced by Susan Zhuang
intro.nyc/0910-2024 Establishment of community hiring and compensation standards for city assisted housing development projects.
Introduced by Carmen N. De La Rosa
intro.nyc/0964-2024 Creation of a disaster assistance center.
Introduced by Kamillah Hanks
intro.nyc/0968-2024 Mayor's Desk for Signature Naming of 100 thoroughfares and public places,
Introduced by Shekar Krishnan
intro.nyc/0975-2024 Establishing an office of black male excellence.
Introduced by Kevin C. Riley