Keith Powers

Jan 2018 - Dec 2025
District 4 (Manhattan)

Comittees

Committee on Finance
Committee on Rules, Privileges and Elections (chair)
Manhattan Delegation of the New York City Council

Legislation (2024-2025 Session)

Council member Keith Powers has introduced 46 bills in the current legislative session.

40 bills are in Committee , 6 bills are Laid Over in Committee

intro.nyc/0061-2024 Establishment of a task force to study options and make recommendations for a plan to implement a municipal public bank.
with 21 sponsors
intro.nyc/0062-2024 Suspending the tax imposed by chapter 24 of title 11 of such code for the tax year beginning on June 1, 2023.
with 4 sponsors
intro.nyc/0063-2024 Exemption from the commercial rent tax.
with 5 sponsors
intro.nyc/0064-2024 Temporary exemption from the payment of the commercial rent tax for certain businesses.
with 6 sponsors
intro.nyc/0065-2024 Reporting on moneys on deposit.
with 19 sponsors
intro.nyc/0066-2024 Reporting on non-depository city financial services.
with 19 sponsors
intro.nyc/0363-2024 Mold assessments in class A multiple dwellings.
with 2 sponsors
intro.nyc/0364-2024 Outdoor gas fueled heating devices.
intro.nyc/0365-2024 Designation and usage of public libraries as polling places.
with 7 sponsors
intro.nyc/0366-2024 Creation of an interactive zoning lot map.
with 2 sponsors
intro.nyc/0367-2024 Assigning a unique identifying number to each zoning lot in the city.
with 2 sponsors
intro.nyc/0368-2024 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/0369-2024 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 13 sponsors
intro.nyc/0370-2024 Requiring officers and employees of city contractors to report corruption and to cooperate with the DOI.
with 3 sponsors
intro.nyc/0371-2024 Requiring the publication of the NYPD auxiliary police guide.
with 3 sponsors
intro.nyc/0372-2024 Establishing timelines for the approval of permits and expanding real time tracking of pending permits.
with 2 sponsors
intro.nyc/0373-2024 Extending scheduled vehicle retirement dates for taxicabs during the COVID-19 state disaster emergency and the repeal thereof.
with 2 sponsors
intro.nyc/0374-2024 Prohibiting businesses from setting a minimum purchase requirement greater than $10 for credit card transactions.
with 6 sponsors
intro.nyc/0375-2024 Regulating covenants not to compete for freelance workers.
with 8 sponsors
intro.nyc/0376-2024 Requiring the department of correction to publish all of its rules, policies and directives.
with 8 sponsors
intro.nyc/0377-2024 Maximum fee allowed when transferring money to a person in the custody of the department of correction.
with 7 sponsors
intro.nyc/0378-2024 The board of correction’s access to body-worn camera records.
with 6 sponsors
intro.nyc/0379-2024 Reducing noise caused by chartered helicopters.
with 10 sponsors
intro.nyc/0380-2024 Requiring the department of education to create a plan to administer specialized high schools admission tests on a school day.
with 7 sponsors
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.
with 8 sponsors
intro.nyc/0382-2024 Requiring an after hours variance for the removal of construction debris.
with 11 sponsors
intro.nyc/0383-2024 Requiring businesses using bicycles for commercial purposes to provide bicycle operators with fireproof or fire-resistant containers for removable storage batteries used to power motor-assisted bicycles.
with 14 sponsors
intro.nyc/0384-2024 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/0385-2024 Authorizing city agencies to operate small remotely piloted aircraft.
with 4 sponsors
intro.nyc/0386-2024 Monthly reports on animal shelters that are in contract with the city.
with 5 sponsors
intro.nyc/0387-2024 Standards and reporting regarding indoor air quality in schools within the city school district.
with 15 sponsors
intro.nyc/0388-2024 Establishing a pilot program to monitor indoor air quality in certain commercial buildings.
with 13 sponsors
intro.nyc/0389-2024 Establishing a pilot program to monitor indoor air quality in certain residential buildings.
with 13 sponsors
intro.nyc/0390-2024 Standards and reporting regarding indoor air quality in city buildings.
with 13 sponsors
intro.nyc/0391-2024 Sidewalk shed design requirements.
with 19 sponsors
intro.nyc/0392-2024 Requiring permit holders responsible for sidewalk sheds or scaffolding to repair or replace certain damaged city-owned trees.
with 19 sponsors
intro.nyc/0393-2024 Removing construction-related equipment.
with 20 sponsors
intro.nyc/0394-2024 Altering the timeline of initial façade examinations for new construction and coordinating all façade examinations on each city block.
with 18 sponsors
intro.nyc/0395-2024 Limiting the circumstances in which a person may be detained by the police department on a civil immigration detainer.
with 6 sponsors
intro.nyc/0396-2024 Limiting communication between the department of correction and federal immigration authorities.
with 8 sponsors
intro.nyc/0397-2024 Amending the nuisance abatement law regarding the sale or delivery of cannabis.
with 29 sponsors
intro.nyc/0398-2024 Requiring a study of dangerous driving.
with 6 sponsors
intro.nyc/0625-2024 Housing decisions for transgender, gender nonconforming, non-binary and intersex individuals.
with 9 sponsors
intro.nyc/0626-2024 Use of global positioning system coordinates for 311 complaints and service requests.
with 4 sponsors
intro.nyc/0900-2024 Installing drinking fountains in public spaces.
with 11 sponsors
intro.nyc/0972-2024 Requiring third-party food delivery services to verify the registration of mopeds used by food delivery workers.
with 3 sponsors

Sponsored Legislation

Council member Keith Powers has sponsored 54 bills originally introduced by other Council members in the current legislative session.

intro.nyc/0001-2024 Enacted The naming of the Paul A. Vallone Queens Animal Care Center.
Introduced by Adrienne E. Adams
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/0071-2024 Requiring the commissioner of emergency management to develop and implement a plan regarding public notification during air quality emergencies.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
intro.nyc/0072-2024 Emergency response protocols on days of air quality emergency.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
intro.nyc/0074-2024 Requiring the commissioner of emergency management to develop and implement a comprehensive plan for air quality emergencies.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
intro.nyc/0075-2024 Requiring the department of citywide administrative services to maintain an interactive webpage providing information on the city government workforce and to publish semiannual reports aggregating and summarizing such information.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
intro.nyc/0092-2024 Prohibiting low bass music originating from open-air structures and spaces used for performances or events.
Introduced by Lynn C. Schulman
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/0094-2024 Prohibiting the issuance of permits for the use of sound apparatuses to produce low bass sounds.
Introduced by Lynn C. Schulman
intro.nyc/0108-2024 Requiring sheriffs and city marshals to report housing displacement to the department of social services/human resources administration to evaluate eligibility for legal counsel.
Introduced by Alexa Avilés
intro.nyc/0111-2024 Reporting on vacant public housing dwelling units.
Introduced by Alexa Avilés
intro.nyc/0112-2024 Prohibiting the department of sanitation from charging the New York city housing authority for sanitation services.
Introduced by Alexa Avilés
intro.nyc/0115-2024 The creation of a mobile application that provides information about electric vehicle charging stations.
Introduced by Alexa Avilés
intro.nyc/0132-2024 Requiring moped retailers to provide ownership information at point of sale.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0150-2024 Requiring the department of correction to report programming and fiscal information.
Introduced by Tiffany Cabán
intro.nyc/0175-2024 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/0177-2024 Prohibiting the operation of a motor vehicle with fraudulent or expired license plates.
Introduced by Oswald Feliz
intro.nyc/0193-2024 Requiring taxis and for-hire vehicles to display a decal warning passengers to look for cyclists when opening the door.
Introduced by Jennifer Gutiérrez
intro.nyc/0214-2024 Creating a private right of action related to civil immigration detainers and cooperation with federal immigration authorities.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0249-2024 Minimum temperatures required to be maintained in dwellings.
Introduced by Crystal Hudson
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/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/0402-2024 Requiring a report on voter registration in city jails.
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
intro.nyc/0423-2024 Procedures following the death of an individual in custody of the department of correction and a report on compassionate release.
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/0434-2024 Building water system maintenance and inspection.
Introduced by Pierina Ana Sanchez
intro.nyc/0458-2024 Providing rental assistance to survivors of domestic violence.
Introduced by Sandra Ung
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/0500-2024 Development and distribution of materials on the risks of keeping a gun in the home.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu
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/0546-2024 Requiring the department of education to create a plan for a pilot after school SHSAT preparation program.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan
intro.nyc/0610-2024 A vehicle theft prevention program.
Introduced by Linda Lee
intro.nyc/0637-2024 Creating a three-digit mental health emergency hotline.
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
intro.nyc/0650-2024 The cleaning and maintenance of city property.
Introduced by Kevin C. Riley
intro.nyc/0659-2024 Preventing interference of sidewalk sheds in parks and playgrounds.
Introduced by Erik D. Bottcher
intro.nyc/0660-2024 Required lighting under sidewalk sheds.
Introduced by Erik D. Bottcher
intro.nyc/0661-2024 Penalties for failure to apply for corresponding work permits after installing a sidewalk shed.
Introduced by Erik D. Bottcher
intro.nyc/0696-2024 Establishing organic waste composting facilities in each borough.
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0698-2024 Clarifying the definition of organic waste drop off site
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
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/0744-2024 Duplicate 311 requests for service and complaints.
Introduced by Eric Dinowitz
intro.nyc/0838-2024 Application for New York city identity cards by incarcerated persons.
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
intro.nyc/0841-2024 Provision of interest-free loans to small businesses, non-profits and freelance workers following certain emergency circumstances
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
intro.nyc/0854-2024 Requiring the department of social services to create a domestic violence shelter designated for men
Introduced by Rafael Salamanca, Jr.
intro.nyc/0855-2024 Offering fentanyl test strips at syringe exchange programs.
Introduced by Rafael Salamanca, Jr.
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/0961-2024 Exemptions from real property taxes and payments in lieu of taxes for certain properties owned by senior citizens or persons with disabilities.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan
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