Gale A. Brewer

Jan 2002 - Dec 2023
District 6 (Manhattan)

Comittees

Caucus - Progressive Caucus
Caucus - Women's Caucus
Committee on Consumer and Worker Protection
Committee on Finance
Committee on Governmental Operations
Committee on Higher Education
Committee on Oversight and Investigations (chair)
Committee on Rules, Privileges and Elections
Subcommittee on COVID Recovery and Resiliency

Legislation (2022-2023 Session)

Council member Gale A. Brewer has introduced 17 bills in the current legislative session.

15 bills are in Committee , 2 bills are Laid Over in Committee

intro.nyc/0077-2022 Housing accommodations and tenant blacklists.
with 4 sponsors
intro.nyc/0078-2022 Creating an informational campaign concerning workers’ rights under the earned safe and sick time act.
with 11 sponsors
intro.nyc/0079-2022 Limiting the number of sightseeing bus licenses.
with 3 sponsors
intro.nyc/0080-2022 Licensing tenant screening bureaus.
with 5 sponsors
intro.nyc/0081-2022 Reporting on food and nutrition education in NYC schools.
with 5 sponsors
intro.nyc/0082-2022 Lease agreements concerning storefront premises.
with 4 sponsors
intro.nyc/0152-2022 Establishing minimum neighborhood service standards and requiring environmental mitigation reports on certain large-scale developments.
with 13 sponsors
intro.nyc/0225-2022 Creating a historic and cultural marker program.
with 7 sponsors
intro.nyc/0226-2022 Reducing noise caused by sightseeing helicopters that meet federal noise reduction standards.
with 31 sponsors
intro.nyc/0227-2022 Requiring DOT to make available on its website biographical information pertaining to all street and park name changes.
with 11 sponsors
intro.nyc/0228-2022 Increasing the number of drinking fountains adjacent to public parks and greenstreets.
with 18 sponsors
intro.nyc/0327-2022 Requiring increased transparency regarding the sale of housing development fund company units.
with 5 sponsors
intro.nyc/0382-2022 Requiring written communications regarding the results of inspections from the department of consumer and worker protection and the department of health and mental hygiene to be in the receiving business owner’s language of choice.
with 9 sponsors
intro.nyc/0383-2022 Supplemental registration statements and the dataset for ground floor or second floor commercial premises.
with 4 sponsors
intro.nyc/0464-2022 Exempting certain grocery stores from the commercial rent tax.
with 12 sponsors
intro.nyc/0525-2022 Sale and processing of catalytic converters.
with 19 sponsors
intro.nyc/0563-2022 Provision of sick time earned by employees.
with 4 sponsors

Sponsored Legislation

Council member Gale A. Brewer has sponsored 141 bills originally introduced by other Council members in the current legislative session.

intro.nyc/0004-2022 Prohibiting the sale of guinea pigs as pets, and clarifying the definition of the term “pet shop” to address inconsistent use of such term in the code.
Introduced by Diana I. Ayala
intro.nyc/0014-2022 Enacted Including the most recent data available in the citywide M/WBE disparity study.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan
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/0070-2022 Enacted Continuation of the New York city rent stabilization law of nineteen hundred sixty-nine.
Introduced by Pierina Ana Sanchez
intro.nyc/0075-2022 Banning moving billboards.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan
intro.nyc/0083-2022 Prohibiting businesses from setting a minimum purchase requirement greater than $10 for credit card transactions.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0088-2022 Requiring a report on package deliveries.
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
intro.nyc/0089-2022 Establishing a pilot program to study alternatives to asphalt for street resurfacing and street construction projects.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0102-2022 Requiring the department of environmental protection to post a map of green roofs online.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan
intro.nyc/0104-2022 Enacted Defining the term self-closing door.
Introduced by Oswald Feliz
intro.nyc/0106-2022 Enacted Sale of electric space heaters.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0108-2022 Creating an annual report on the performance of department of homeless services providers.
Introduced by Robert F. Holden
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/0134-2022 Enacted Employers required to post minimum and maximum salary information.
Introduced by Nantasha M. Williams
intro.nyc/0136-2022 Requiring agencies to develop and utilize a preferred vendor list to provide community-integrated translation and interpretation services and reporting in relation thereto.
Introduced by Julie Won
intro.nyc/0137-2022 Requiring agencies to translate and distribute to community-based organizations emergency information in the designated citywide languages.
Introduced by Julie Won
intro.nyc/0143-2022 Remediating lead water hazards in schools.
Introduced by Charles Barron
intro.nyc/0153-2022 Establishing a domestic violence survivor housing stability program.
Introduced by Tiffany Cabán
intro.nyc/0154-2022 Requiring the office to end domestic and gender-based violence to create an online services portal and guide.
Introduced by Tiffany Cabán
intro.nyc/0173-2022 Enacted Reporting on park and playground inspections conducted by the department of parks and recreation.
Introduced by Shekar Krishnan
intro.nyc/0174-2022 Reporting on park capital expenditures.
Introduced by Shekar Krishnan
intro.nyc/0176-2022 DOE and the DHMH to individuals who were students, teachers and staff at schools near the World Trade Center during the 2001-2002 school year.
Introduced by Christopher Marte
intro.nyc/0180-2022 Designation and usage of public libraries as polling places.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0183-2022 Monthly reports on animal shelters that are in contract with the city.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0195-2022 Requiring registration and inspection of vacant dwelling units.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0196-2022 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/0204-2022 Raising the inspection fees for certain housing inspections.
Introduced by Pierina Ana Sanchez
intro.nyc/0206-2022 Requiring the commissioner of information technology and telecommunications to report on wait times for the 311 customer service center to connect callers to an interpreter.
Introduced by Sandra Ung
intro.nyc/0211-2022 Requiring the mayor’s office of operations to report on the exits from city-administered facilities and the financings, starts and completions of permanent housing for those exiting city-administered facilities.
Introduced by Diana I. Ayala
intro.nyc/0212-2022 Enacted Updating the report on utilization of and applications for multi-agency emergency housing assistance, exits from city-administered facilities and the financings, starts and completions of permanent housing for those exiting city-administered facilities.
Introduced by Diana I. Ayala
intro.nyc/0216-2022 Requiring the department of investigation to notify the council when it requests an integrity monitor for existing contracts.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan
intro.nyc/0229-2022 Monthly rental assistance payments for households with rental assistance vouchers.
Introduced by Tiffany Cabán
intro.nyc/0233-2022 Requiring the DOE to conduct a study on the feasibility of installing green roofs on schools.
Introduced by Eric Dinowitz
intro.nyc/0242-2022 Establishment of a Marshall Plan for Moms Task Force.
Introduced by Jennifer Gutiérrez
intro.nyc/0244-2022 Residential curbside organics collection.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0255-2022 Senior citizen rent increase exemption and the disability rent increase exemption.
Introduced by Crystal Hudson
intro.nyc/0257-2022 Establishing a universal youth employment program.
Introduced by Crystal Hudson
intro.nyc/0258-2022 Report on suitable locations for installing public bathrooms.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph
intro.nyc/0259-2022 Preservation of trees on public and private property.
Introduced by Christopher Marte
intro.nyc/0262-2022 Letter grades for achieving agency participation goals regarding minority and women-owned business enterprises.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0263-2022 Requiring the dept of small business services to report on the services provided at workforce1 centers.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0264-2022 Prohibiting the provision of probation services by for-profit companies.
Introduced by Francisco P. Moya
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/0279-2022 Purchase of zero emission vehicles by the city.
Introduced by Keith Powers
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/0286-2022 Requiring alternating high and low, two-toned signal devices on emergency vehicles.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0294-2022 Requiring the administration for children’s services to provide a multilingual disclosure form to parents or guardians during a child protective investigation.
Introduced by Sandra Ung
intro.nyc/0296-2022 Identification of languages spoken by callers to the 311 customer service center.
Introduced by Sandra Ung
intro.nyc/0299-2022 Voluntary submission of data on leadership diversity by companies bidding on city contracts.
Introduced by Julie Won
intro.nyc/0303-2022 Enacted Requiring the department of homeless services and the human resources administration to track and report certain data regarding rental assistance programs.
Introduced by Alexa Avilés
intro.nyc/0312-2022 Increasing certain penalties for excessive noise from motor vehicles.
Introduced by Erik D. Bottcher
intro.nyc/0325-2022 Provision of information about pediatric emergency rooms.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan
intro.nyc/0374-2022 Requiring the development of a single application form for the not-for-profit real property tax exemption and the not-for-profit exemption from water and sewer charges.
Introduced by Diana I. Ayala
intro.nyc/0376-2022 Establishing a temporary task force on pay parity.for public defenders and assistant district attorneys with city agency attorneys.
Introduced by Diana I. Ayala
intro.nyc/0385-2022 Requiring the department of correction to report programming and fiscal information.
Introduced by Tiffany Cabán
intro.nyc/0388-2022 Requiring the Department of Homeless Services to report information regarding veterans entering and exiting shelter.
Introduced by Robert F. Holden
intro.nyc/0402-2022 Universal summer youth program plan.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph
intro.nyc/0403-2022 Distributing IDNYC applications to all high school students.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph
intro.nyc/0404-2022 Report tracking the opioid settlement fund.
Introduced by Linda Lee
intro.nyc/0411-2022 Requiring rulemaking to register community gardens on privately-owned vacant lots.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0413-2022 Establishing a tracking system concerning the disposal of yellow and brown grease.
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0414-2022 Rat mitigation progress in rat mitigation zones.
Introduced by Chi A. Ossé
intro.nyc/0415-2022 Requiring a study of dangerous driving.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0426-2022 Visitation policy guidelines for hospitals during public health emergencies.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0435-2022 Requiring the dept of parks and recreation to charge senior citizens, young adults, active members of the military, veterans and their minor children and persons with disabilities reduced admission fees to recreational facilities.
Introduced by Lynn C. Schulman
intro.nyc/0438-2022 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/0440-2022 Program to provide public access to wireless networks.
Introduced by Julie Won
intro.nyc/0441-2022 Public review of electronic services developed by city agencies.
Introduced by Julie Won
intro.nyc/0458-2022 Requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to maintain language access services for abortion providers.
Introduced by Adrienne E. Adams
intro.nyc/0459-2022 Rat mitigation zones.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu
intro.nyc/0460-2022 Receptacles in a building or dwelling that has a high concentration of rodent infestation.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu
intro.nyc/0465-2022 Enacted Report on the provision of medical services related to reproductive health care.
Introduced by Tiffany Cabán
intro.nyc/0466-2022 Enacted Prohibiting the use of city resources to enforce abortion restrictions.
Introduced by Tiffany Cabán
intro.nyc/0470-2022 Phasing out the use of fuel oil grade no. 4.
Introduced by James F. Gennaro
intro.nyc/0472-2022 Establishing a program in the department of health and mental hygiene to train doulas and provide doula services to residents in all five boroughs.
Introduced by Jennifer Gutiérrez
intro.nyc/0473-2022 Requiring text to 911 and next generation 911 to be available in the designated citywide languages.
Introduced by Jennifer Gutiérrez
intro.nyc/0474-2022 Enacted Public information and outreach campaign regarding safe access to reproductive health care.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0475-2022 Enacted Cause of action related to interference with reproductive or endocrine medical care.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0480-2022 Enacted Naming of 78 thoroughfares and public places.
Introduced by Shekar Krishnan
intro.nyc/0481-2022 Requiring DOT to notify property owners ordered to repair sidewalks of existing department plans to make repairs on same sidewalks.
Introduced by Linda Lee
intro.nyc/0485-2022 Electronic child care directory.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0486-2022 Establishing a child care advisory board.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0487-2022 Establishing a child care subsidy information portal.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0489-2022 Child care certification program.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0492-2022 Requiring third-party food delivery services to agree to reimburse third-party food delivery workers for certain costs related to vehicle crashes that happen during deliveries.
Introduced by Francisco P. Moya
intro.nyc/0496-2022 Exemption from the commercial rent tax.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0497-2022 Temporary exemption from the payment of the commercial rent tax for certain businesses.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0498-2022 Reporting on moneys on deposit.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0499-2022 Reporting on non-depository city financial services.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0500-2022 Prohibiting the issuance of private vehicle parking permits and revoking such existing permits.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
intro.nyc/0501-2022 Hazardous obstruction by vehicles and civilian complaints to the department of transportation for hazardous obstruction violations.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
intro.nyc/0506-2022 Enacted Requiring the department of consumer and worker protection to implement an outreach and education campaign on facilities that deceptively advertise or are otherwise misleading when offering reproductive health services.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0507-2022 Enacted Requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to make medication abortion available at no cost to a patient at its health clinics.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0508-2022 Requiring family building benefits for city employees.
Introduced by Lynn C. Schulman
intro.nyc/0510-2022 Establishing prevailing wage requirements for city-contracted human service workers.
Introduced by Althea V. Stevens
intro.nyc/0513-2022 Requiring the department of homeless services to report on the feasibility of partnering with community-based nonprofit organizations to accept and process applications for shelter intake from families with children.
Introduced by Sandra Ung
intro.nyc/0514-2022 Public procurement database.
Introduced by Julie Won
intro.nyc/0515-2022 Agency diversity plans, salary data and comparable worth analyses.
Introduced by Adrienne E. Adams
intro.nyc/0517-2022 Creating a good food purchasing program.
Introduced by Adrienne E. Adams
intro.nyc/0518-2022 Study and report on the trafficking of illegal firearms.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu
intro.nyc/0519-2022 Requiring permanent firehouse facility upgrades to ensure a safe working environment for a mixed gender workforce.
Introduced by Joann Ariola
intro.nyc/0522-2022 Requiring mental health professionals in families with children shelters.
Introduced by Erik D. Bottcher
intro.nyc/0523-2022 Requiring the department of education to create a plan for a pilot after school SHSAT preparation program.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan
intro.nyc/0528-2022 Requiring the department of education to create a plan to provide specialized high schools exam preparation to all middle school students.
Introduced by Oswald Feliz
intro.nyc/0529-2022 Renewable natural gas.
Introduced by James F. Gennaro
intro.nyc/0531-2022 Annual report on drainage infrastructure.
Introduced by James F. Gennaro
intro.nyc/0533-2022 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/0545-2022 Requiring the department of education to create a plan to administer specialized high schools admission tests on a school day.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0548-2022 Requiring the department of correction to assist incarcerated individuals in obtaining school transcripts, social security cards and driver licenses.
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
intro.nyc/0551-2022 Prohibiting non-essential helicopters from operating at heliports owned or operated by the city.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
intro.nyc/0556-2022 Creating an office of sustainable delivery systems and requiring large generator of truck traffic buildings to produce and implement a delivery and servicing plan.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0559-2022 Restricting eating utensils and extra eating containers, and clarifying the definition of third-party courier service.
Introduced by Marjorie Velázquez
intro.nyc/0561-2022 Establishing a guaranteed income pilot program.
Introduced by Adrienne E. Adams
intro.nyc/0566-2022 Requiring all children with an individualized education program to be transported in buses with air-conditioning.
Introduced by Oswald Feliz
intro.nyc/0567-2022 Prohibiting homeless families with children from being housed in private buildings with multiple class C housing maintenance code violations.
Introduced by Oswald Feliz
intro.nyc/0570-2022 Establishing an office of translation and interpretation within the office of immigrant affairs.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0582-2022 Requiring the department of education to provide information requiring school compliance with the Americans with disabilities act.
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
intro.nyc/0583-2022 Increasing penalties for violations issued by HPD and requiring HPD maintain a certification of correction watch list and prohibiting any listed landlord from certifying correction of violations in multiple dwellings without an inspection.
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
intro.nyc/0588-2022 Disclosure of school admissions policies and procedures.
Introduced by Kevin C. Riley
intro.nyc/0591-2022 Increasing the fines for the unlawful use of all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes.
Introduced by Rafael Salamanca, Jr.
intro.nyc/0593-2022 Rental assistance eligibility requirements for street homeless individuals.
Introduced by Lynn C. Schulman
intro.nyc/0596-2022 Requiring that DOT repair broken curbs as part of resurfacing projects.
Introduced by Lynn C. Schulman
intro.nyc/0598-2022 Requiring the 311 customer service center to provide assistance relating to affordable internet programs.
Introduced by Julie Won
intro.nyc/0601-2022 Conducting continuous wastewater-based epidemiology testing and reporting on infectious diseases found in wastewater, 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 Adrienne E. Adams
intro.nyc/0602-2022 Determining and identifying the area commonly known as Times Square.
Introduced by Adrienne E. Adams
intro.nyc/0603-2022 Studying the feasibility of implementing solar-ready measures for commercial buildings.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu
intro.nyc/0610-2022 Requiring the Department of Education to provide information on the new National Suicide Prevention Hotline and other related resources.
Introduced by Erik D. Bottcher
intro.nyc/0612-2022 Monitoring power plants performance.
Introduced by Tiffany Cabán
intro.nyc/0613-2022 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/0615-2022 Creation of an energy efficiency program for multiple dwellings.
Introduced by James F. Gennaro
intro.nyc/0620-2022 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/0630-2022 The tracking of street cleaning operations online.
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0632-2022 Prohibiting housing discrimination on the basis of arrest record or criminal history.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0633-2022 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/0634-2022 Videoconferencing services for individuals in custody of the department of correction.
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
intro.nyc/0637-2022 Disposition of real property of the city.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
intro.nyc/0640-2022 Requiring a workers’ rights training for certain fast food employees.
Introduced by Marjorie Velázquez
intro.nyc/0644-2022 Requiring the New York city department of education to provide information on establishing afterschool programs.
Introduced by Nantasha M. Williams