Erik D. Bottcher

Jan 2022 - Dec 2025
District 3 (Manhattan)

Comittees

Committee on Civil Service and Labor
Committee on Contracts
Committee on Economic Development
Committee on Higher Education
Committee on Immigration
Committee on Mental Health, Disabilities and Addiction
Committee on Public Housing
Committee on Small Business
Committee on Technology
Manhattan Delegation of the New York City Council (co-chair)

Legislation (2024-2025 Session)

Council member Erik D. Bottcher has introduced 11 bills in the current legislative session.

7 bills are in Committee , 4 bills are Laid Over in Committee

intro.nyc/0010-2024 Establishing a pilot program to install drinking fountains on fire hydrants and the repeal of this local law upon the expiration thereof.
with 3 sponsors
intro.nyc/0011-2024 Expanding the commercial citywide routing system for sidewalk cleanliness violations and technical amendments thereto, including to repeal and reenact subdivision c of section 16-118.1.
with 7 sponsors
intro.nyc/0128-2024 Requiring the department of buildings to verify whether applications for demolition permits are for buildings in special purpose districts and notify local community boards of proposed demolitions in special purpose districts.
with 3 sponsors
intro.nyc/0658-2024 Monitoring and evaluating homelessness prevention and aftercare programs.
with 7 sponsors
intro.nyc/0659-2024 Preventing interference of sidewalk sheds in parks and playgrounds.
with 9 sponsors
intro.nyc/0660-2024 Required lighting under sidewalk sheds.
with 10 sponsors
intro.nyc/0661-2024 Penalties for failure to apply for corresponding work permits after installing a sidewalk shed.
with 8 sponsors
intro.nyc/0662-2024 Increasing certain penalties for excessive noise from motor vehicles
with 13 sponsors
intro.nyc/0663-2024 Newsrack Requirements
with 4 sponsors
intro.nyc/0741-2024 Prohibiting city agencies from procuring single-use water containers.
with 7 sponsors
intro.nyc/0862-2024 Requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to staff each police precinct with a licensed social worker.
with 8 sponsors

Sponsored Legislation

Council member Erik D. Bottcher has sponsored 125 bills originally introduced by other Council members in the current legislative session.

intro.nyc/0003-2024 Removal of abandoned or derelict vehicles.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu
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/0017-2024 Enacted Electric vehicle supply equipment in open parking lots and parking garages.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan
intro.nyc/0020-2024 Third-party delivery workers and powered bicycle safety.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
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/0030-2024 Safety standards for powered bicycles and powered mobility devices used for deliveries.
Introduced by Oswald Feliz
intro.nyc/0035-2024 A prohibition on the sale of laundry and dishwasher pods and sheets using polyvinyl alcohol.
Introduced by James F. Gennaro
intro.nyc/0036-2024 Collection of recyclable materials after a holiday.
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/0044-2024 The senior citizen rent increase exemption and the disability rent increase exemption.
Introduced by Crystal Hudson
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/0046-2024 Developing a strategic blueprint to reduce capital project durations by at least 25 percent.
Introduced by Shekar Krishnan
intro.nyc/0047-2024 Repealing the misdemeanor criminal penalties for general vendors and mobile food vendors.
Introduced by Shekar Krishnan
intro.nyc/0050-2024 Enacted Requiring food vendors to obtain a certificate of authority to collect sales tax, repeal sections 17-310 & 20-457 of such code, relating to tax clearance and minimum tax payments for renewal of mobile food licenses, permits and general vending licenses.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0052-2024 Street cleanliness grading system.
Introduced by Francisco P. Moya
intro.nyc/0057-2024 Penalties for failure to store waste in a satisfactory manner in required receptacles and for placing waste at the curb or on the street or sidewalk prior to the specified time for collection.
Introduced by Chi A. Ossé
intro.nyc/0061-2024 Establishment of a task force to study options and make recommendations for a plan to implement a municipal public bank.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0063-2024 Exemption from the commercial rent tax.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0064-2024 Temporary exemption from the payment of the commercial rent tax for certain businesses.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0065-2024 Reporting on moneys on deposit.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0066-2024 Reporting on non-depository city financial services.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0069-2024 Enacted Prohibiting provisions in employment agreements that shorten the period in which claims and complaints of unlawful discriminatory practices, harassment or violence may be filed and in which civil actions may be commenced.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
intro.nyc/0078-2024 The disposition of real property of the city.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
intro.nyc/0079-2024 Installation of pedestrian lighting fixtures.
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/0107-2024 Air quality monitoring at designated “heavy use” thoroughfares.
Introduced by Alexa Avilés
intro.nyc/0111-2024 Reporting on vacant public housing dwelling units.
Introduced by Alexa Avilés
intro.nyc/0120-2024 Enhancing the pre-arraignment physical and behavioral health screenings of arrestees held at the central booking facility of a criminal court in the city of New York.
Introduced by Diana I. Ayala
intro.nyc/0133-2024 Exempting certain grocery stores from the commercial rent tax.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0143-2024 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/0151-2024 The terms “inmate,” “prisoner,” and “incarcerated individual” and other similar terminology as used therein.
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/0166-2024 Requiring building owners to provide shower hoses and informational materials on Legionnaires’ disease to tenants.
Introduced by Amanda Farías
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/0183-2024 Allowing consolidation of required reports on building energy efficiency and emissions.
Introduced by James F. Gennaro
intro.nyc/0186-2024 Requiring DEP to report on its progress toward decreasing the presence of sewage and stormwater contaminants in the city waterways and various strategies to achieve those goals, and providing for the expiration and repeal of such requirement.
Introduced by James F. Gennaro
intro.nyc/0187-2024 Requiring the creation of a database of subsurface conditions to support better engineering of geothermal heat pumps.
Introduced by James F. Gennaro
intro.nyc/0204-2024 Earned Safe and Sick Time Act
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0206-2024 Requiring correction officers to carry and administer opioid antagonists while on duty and to receive related training.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
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/0227-2024 Prohibiting certain commercial establishments from parking vehicles on city streets.
Introduced by Robert F. Holden
intro.nyc/0246-2024 Requiring city agencies to provide an “X” option for gender on certain forms.
Introduced by Crystal Hudson
intro.nyc/0247-2024 Requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to conduct monkeypox education and prevention efforts and establish an infectious disease vaccine scheduling portal.
Introduced by Crystal Hudson
intro.nyc/0248-2024 Complaints of housing violations.
Introduced by Crystal Hudson
intro.nyc/0249-2024 Minimum temperatures required to be maintained in dwellings.
Introduced by Crystal Hudson
intro.nyc/0255-2024 Use of force incidents involving police department use of a motor vehicle.
Introduced by Crystal Hudson
intro.nyc/0256-2024 Requiring the commissioner of sanitation to study the feasibility and potential environmental effects of a recycling mandate for household textiles.
Introduced by Crystal Hudson
intro.nyc/0271-2024 Installation of protected bicycle lanes.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph
intro.nyc/0284-2024 Creation of a separate 311 category for COVID-19 testing site complaints.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0287-2024 Creation of a public awareness campaign on the dangers of purchasing cannabis or cannabis products from unlicensed cannabis retailers.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0291-2024 Increasing civil penalties for idling infractions by trucks and buses.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0301-2024 Installation of solar-powered crosswalks.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0347-2024 Fees for the installation of solar power energy systems.
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0351-2024 Requiring the department of sanitation to develop a plan for ensuring proper disposal of rechargeable batteries used for powered mobility devices.
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
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/0361-2024 De-escalation and trauma-informed training for department of homeless services employees.
Introduced by Chi A. Ossé
intro.nyc/0362-2024 A report on the outreach and distribution of pre-exposure prophylaxis throughout the city of New York.
Introduced by Chi A. Ossé
intro.nyc/0365-2024 Designation and usage of public libraries as polling places.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0376-2024 Requiring the department of correction to publish all of its rules, policies and directives.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0379-2024 Reducing noise caused by chartered helicopters.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0381-2024 Creation of a permanent COVID-19 wastewater testing program and the reporting of testing results, and to repeal section 24-531 of such code, relating to the creation of a pilot program to test sewage for SARS-CoV-2 RNA.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0382-2024 Requiring an after hours variance for the removal of construction debris.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0386-2024 Monthly reports on animal shelters that are in contract with the city.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0387-2024 Standards and reporting regarding indoor air quality in schools within the city school district.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0391-2024 Sidewalk shed design requirements.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0392-2024 Requiring permit holders responsible for sidewalk sheds or scaffolding to repair or replace certain damaged city-owned trees.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0393-2024 Removing construction-related equipment.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0394-2024 Altering the timeline of initial façade examinations for new construction and coordinating all façade examinations on each city block.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0397-2024 Amending the nuisance abatement law regarding the sale or delivery of cannabis.
Introduced by Keith Powers
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/0411-2024 Prohibiting the issuance of private vehicle parking permits and revoking such existing permits.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
intro.nyc/0416-2024 Requiring the department of investigation to investigate allegations of evidentiary misconduct by police officers.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
intro.nyc/0419-2024 Establishing penalties for alternate side parking violations and requiring towing of certain vehicles in violation of alternate side parking rules.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
intro.nyc/0425-2024 Limiting the use of facial recognition technology in residential buildings.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
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/0441-2024 Improving young adults’ access to voter registration materials.
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/0474-2024 Establishing dynamic parking zones.
Introduced by Nantasha M. Williams
intro.nyc/0478-2024 Requiring agencies to translate and distribute to community-based organizations emergency information in the designated citywide languages.
Introduced by Julie Won
intro.nyc/0503-2024 Requiring the department of buildings to create and maintain an assistance and outreach program for compliance with façade inspection requirements.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu
intro.nyc/0518-2024 Identifying all vacant and underutilized municipally-owned sites that would be suitable for the development of renewable energy and assessing the renewable-energy generation potential and feasibility of such sites.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan
intro.nyc/0541-2024 Banning moving billboards.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan
intro.nyc/0556-2024 Requiring double decker sight-seeing buses to have at least one employee present on the upper level at all times when passengers are present.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0557-2024 Adding a 311 complaint category for unlicensed cannabis retailers.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0558-2024 Creating a historic and cultural marker program.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0561-2024 Requiring authorized emergency vehicles to have an emergency signal device that emits pulsating, low-frequency tones.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0569-2024 Reducing noise caused by sightseeing helicopters that meet federal noise reduction standards.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0570-2024 Creating a land bank.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0577-2024 Requiring the department of education to conduct a study on the feasibility of installing green roofs on schools.
Introduced by Eric Dinowitz
intro.nyc/0579-2024 Requiring information about elections for non-municipal offices, ballot proposals and referenda in the voter guide.
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/0596-2024 The mayor’s office of operations establishing and maintaining an online tool for measuring performance of city agencies.
Introduced by Robert F. Holden
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/0607-2024 Requiring tenant relocation services to the same community district, a nearby community district, or the same borough.
Introduced by Shekar Krishnan
intro.nyc/0608-2024 Requiring the department of housing preservation and development to increase tenant relocation services in the event of a vacate order.
Introduced by Shekar Krishnan
intro.nyc/0609-2024 Requiring the department of housing preservation and development to report on the special repair fund.
Introduced by Shekar Krishnan
intro.nyc/0613-2024 Requiring a report on outreach by the police department and fire department to police officers, firefighters, and civilian employees potentially exposed to environmental hazards as a result of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11
Introduced by Christopher Marte
intro.nyc/0623-2024 Increasing penalties for unlawful evictions.
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0625-2024 Housing decisions for transgender, gender nonconforming, non-binary and intersex individuals.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0628-2024 Signage regarding transgender rights and services at hospitals.
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
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/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/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/0712-2024 Requiring the department of correction to create and implement policies to address medical needs during and after lock-ins.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0713-2024 Requiring alternating high and low, two-toned signal devices on emergency vehicles
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0718-2024 Requiring family building benefits for city employees.
Introduced by Lynn C. Schulman
intro.nyc/0736-2024 Establish a rat contraceptive pilot program.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu
intro.nyc/0764-2024 Requiring the installation of cameras on street sweepers to photograph and report parking, stopping or standing violations
Introduced by Robert F. Holden
intro.nyc/0766-2024 Prohibiting the parking, standing, stopping, or operation of a motor vehicle with obscured or defaced license plates.
Introduced by Robert F. Holden
intro.nyc/0775-2024 Anti-discrimination training on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression for senior service providers
Introduced by Christopher Marte
intro.nyc/0784-2024 Establishing a tracking system concerning the disposal of yellow and brown grease
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0896-2024 Limiting nighttime illumination for certain buildings.
Introduced by Francisco P. Moya
intro.nyc/0900-2024 Installing drinking fountains in public spaces.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0937-2024 Annual reporting on the use of shore power at cruise terminals.
Introduced by Alexa Avilés
intro.nyc/0967-2024 Carriage horses and horse drawn cabs.
Introduced by Robert F. Holden
intro.nyc/0968-2024 Mayor's Desk for Signature Naming of 100 thoroughfares and public places,
Introduced by Shekar Krishnan