Keith Powers

Jan 2018 - Dec 2023
District 4 (Manhattan)
Majority Leader

Comittees

Caucus - Irish Caucus
Caucus - Progressive Caucus
Committee on Finance
Committee on Rules, Privileges and Elections (chair)

Legislation (2022-2023 Session)

Council member Keith Powers has introduced 32 bills in the current legislative session.

27 bills are in Committee , 4 bills are Laid Over in Committee , 1 bills are Enacted

intro.nyc/0029-2022 Outdoor gas fueled heating devices.
with 3 sponsors
intro.nyc/0057-2022 Permitting dwelling occupants to postpone indoor allergen hazard inspections until after the COVID-19 state of emergency, and providing for the repeal of such provision upon the expiration thereof.
intro.nyc/0058-2022 Requiring the publication of the NYPD auxiliary police guide.
with 3 sponsors
intro.nyc/0083-2022 Prohibiting businesses from setting a minimum purchase requirement greater than $10 for credit card transactions.
with 9 sponsors
intro.nyc/0180-2022 Designation and usage of public libraries as polling places.
with 13 sponsors
intro.nyc/0181-2022 Requiring the department of correction to publish all of its rules, policies and directives.
with 19 sponsors
intro.nyc/0182-2022 Amending the definition of business dealings with the city to include certain uncertified applications to the dept of city planning.
with 4 sponsors
intro.nyc/0183-2022 Monthly reports on animal shelters that are in contract with the city.
with 6 sponsors
intro.nyc/0184-2022 Limiting the circumstances in which a person may be detained by the police department on a civil immigration detainer.
with 11 sponsors
intro.nyc/0185-2022 Limiting communication between the department of correction and federal immigration authorities.
with 11 sponsors
intro.nyc/0279-2022 Purchase of zero emission vehicles by the city.
with 24 sponsors
intro.nyc/0280-2022 Community recycling centers.
with 42 sponsors
intro.nyc/0281-2022 Organic waste drop off sites.
with 41 sponsors
intro.nyc/0346-2022 Creation of an interactive zoning lot map.
with 6 sponsors
intro.nyc/0347-2022 Enacted Suspending the tax imposed by chapter 24 of title 11 of such code for the tax year beginning on June 1, 2022
with 5 sponsors
intro.nyc/0348-2022 Classifying credit card processing fees and bank fees as exempt expenditures.
with 4 sponsors
intro.nyc/0415-2022 Requiring a study of dangerous driving.
with 9 sponsors
intro.nyc/0450-2022 Mold assessments in class A multiple dwellings.
with 5 sponsors
intro.nyc/0451-2022 Assigning a unique identifying number to each zoning lot in the city.
with 2 sponsors
intro.nyc/0452-2022 Pilot program for the use of unmanned aircraft systems in the inspection of the exterior walls of buildings greater than six stories in height.
with 3 sponsors
intro.nyc/0453-2022 Requiring officers and employees of city contractors to report corruption and to cooperate with the DOI.
with 5 sponsors
intro.nyc/0454-2022 Establishing timelines for the approval of permits and expanding real time tracking of pending permits.
with 4 sponsors
intro.nyc/0455-2022 Extending scheduled vehicle retirement dates for taxicabs during the COVID-19 state disaster emergency and the repeal thereof.
with 2 sponsors
intro.nyc/0456-2022 Maximum fee allowed when transferring money to a person in the custody of the department of correction.
with 7 sponsors
intro.nyc/0457-2022 Authorizing city agencies to operate small remotely piloted aircraft.
with 3 sponsors
intro.nyc/0496-2022 Exemption from the commercial rent tax.
with 10 sponsors
intro.nyc/0497-2022 Temporary exemption from the payment of the commercial rent tax for certain businesses.
with 11 sponsors
intro.nyc/0498-2022 Reporting on moneys on deposit.
with 15 sponsors
intro.nyc/0499-2022 Reporting on non-depository city financial services.
with 14 sponsors
intro.nyc/0545-2022 Requiring the department of education to create a plan to administer specialized high schools admission tests on a school day.
with 9 sponsors
intro.nyc/0632-2022 Prohibiting housing discrimination on the basis of arrest record or criminal history.
with 33 sponsors
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.
with 4 sponsors

Sponsored Legislation

Council member Keith Powers has sponsored 52 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/0008-2022 Disclosure of service fee charges associated with tickets to entertainment events in NYC.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan
intro.nyc/0031-2022 Sidewalk cafes and roadway cafes.
Introduced by Marjorie Velázquez
intro.nyc/0056-2022 Establishing a nightlife opioid antagonist program.
Introduced by Chi A. Ossé
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/0088-2022 Requiring a report on package deliveries.
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
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/0139-2022 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
intro.nyc/0158-2022 Creating a private right of action related to civil immigration detainers.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
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/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/0226-2022 Reducing noise caused by sightseeing helicopters that meet federal noise reduction standards.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0236-2022 Providing ferry service at reduced cost to individuals under the age of 18 or enrolled in a high school located with NYC.
Introduced by Amanda Farías
intro.nyc/0244-2022 Residential curbside organics collection.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0247-2022 Prohibiting new electronic cigarette retailers near schools.
Introduced by Robert F. Holden
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/0291-2022 Citywide greenway master plan.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0304-2022 Requiring parks enforcement patrol officers to be equipped with opioid antagonists
Introduced by Diana I. Ayala
intro.nyc/0305-2022 Requiring the NYPD and district attorneys to report on the investigation and prosecution of domestic violence and certain known victim offenses.
Introduced by Diana I. Ayala
intro.nyc/0312-2022 Increasing certain penalties for excessive noise from motor vehicles.
Introduced by Erik D. Bottcher
intro.nyc/0349-2022 Dyslexia screening and treatment in city jails.
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
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/0385-2022 Requiring the department of correction to report programming and fiscal information.
Introduced by Tiffany Cabán
intro.nyc/0390-2022 Prohibiting new smoking paraphernalia retailer dealers near schools.
Introduced by Robert F. Holden
intro.nyc/0417-2022 Notice requirements for certain transportation projects and the repeal of section 19-187 in relation thereto.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
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/0464-2022 Exempting certain grocery stores from the commercial rent tax.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
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/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/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/0488-2022 Establishing a child care program fund.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0489-2022 Child care certification program.
Introduced by Julie Menin
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/0518-2022 Study and report on the trafficking of illegal firearms.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu
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/0539-2022 HPD to conduct periodic studies of rent stabilized housing accommodations.
Introduced by Crystal Hudson
intro.nyc/0549-2022 Banning solitary confinement in city jails.
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
intro.nyc/0573-2022 Operation of horse drawn carriages and to replace the horse drawn carriage industry with a horseless electric carriage program.
Introduced by Robert F. Holden
intro.nyc/0602-2022 Determining and identifying the area commonly known as Times Square.
Introduced by Adrienne E. Adams
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/0631-2022 Requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to report information regarding vaccination related to monkeypox,
Introduced by Chi A. Ossé