Lincoln Restler

Jan 2022 - Dec 2025
District 33 (Brooklyn)

Comittees

Brooklyn Delegation of the New York City Council
Committee on Criminal Justice
Committee on Environmental Protection, Resiliency and Waterfronts
Committee on General Welfare
Committee on Governmental Operations, State & Federal Legislation (chair)
Committee on Housing and Buildings
Committee on Oversight and Investigations

Legislation (2024-2025 Session)

Council member Lincoln Restler has introduced 12 bills in the current legislative session.

12 bills are in Committee

intro.nyc/0069-2024 Forbidding agreements to 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.
with 6 sponsors
intro.nyc/0070-2024 Prohibiting non-essential helicopters from operating at heliports owned or operated by the city.
with 10 sponsors
intro.nyc/0071-2024 Requiring the commissioner of emergency management to develop and implement a plan regarding public notification during air quality emergencies.
with 12 sponsors
intro.nyc/0072-2024 Emergency response protocols on days of air quality emergency.
with 11 sponsors
intro.nyc/0073-2024 Rooftop access requirements for buildings with solar panel installations.
with 10 sponsors
intro.nyc/0074-2024 Requiring the commissioner of emergency management to develop and implement a comprehensive plan for air quality emergencies.
with 9 sponsors
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.
with 8 sponsors
intro.nyc/0076-2024 Post-employment activities of former elected officials.
with 11 sponsors
intro.nyc/0077-2024 Post-employment activities of certain former public servants.
with 12 sponsors
intro.nyc/0078-2024 The disposition of real property of the city.
with 19 sponsors
intro.nyc/0079-2024 Installation of pedestrian lighting fixtures.
with 13 sponsors
intro.nyc/0080-2024 Hazardous obstruction by vehicles and civilian complaints to the department of transportation for hazardous obstruction violations.
with 7 sponsors

Sponsored Legislation

Council member Lincoln Restler has sponsored 35 bills originally introduced by other Council members in the current legislative session.

intro.nyc/0001-2024 The naming of the Paul A. Vallone Queens Animal Care Center.
Introduced by Adrienne E. Adams
intro.nyc/0002-2024 Requiring the department of education to distribute materials to students about the risks of social media.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu
intro.nyc/0003-2024 Removal of abandoned or derelict vehicles.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu
intro.nyc/0004-2024 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/0006-2024 Tenant education and outreach on residential vacate orders due to damage caused by fires.
Introduced by Alexa Avilés
intro.nyc/0007-2024 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/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.
Introduced by Erik D. Bottcher
intro.nyc/0013-2024 Reporting on contract awards made from discretionary funds allocated by a council member.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan
intro.nyc/0017-2024 Electric vehicle charging stations 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 Mayor's Desk for Signature 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/0026-2024 Restricting non-essential helicopter operations at city heliports to helicopters powered fully by electric engines.
Introduced by Amanda Farías
intro.nyc/0027-2024 Monitoring helicopter noise.
Introduced by Amanda Farías
intro.nyc/0030-2024 Safety standards for powered bicycles and powered mobility devices used for food delivery services.
Introduced by Oswald Feliz
intro.nyc/0031-2024 Requiring testing at city waterfronts for harmful substances in the water and the posting of results online.
Introduced by James F. Gennaro
intro.nyc/0032-2024 Annual report on drainage infrastructure.
Introduced by James F. Gennaro
intro.nyc/0033-2024 Notification of discolored water or reduction of water pressure.
Introduced by James F. Gennaro
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/0044-2024 The senior citizen rent increase exemption and the disability rent increase exemption.
Introduced by Crystal Hudson
intro.nyc/0047-2024 Repealing the misdemeanor criminal penalties for general vendors and mobile food vendors.
Introduced by Shekar Krishnan
intro.nyc/0054-2024 Record keeping and reporting on the disposal of rechargeable batteries used for powered mobility devices.
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0056-2024 Requiring the administration for children’s services to report annually on the number of and placement of LGBTQ+ foster youth.
Introduced by Chi A. Ossé
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/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/0088-2024 Qualifications of individuals to perform periodic inspection, test and maintenance fire and smoke dampers and smoke control systems.
Introduced by Pierina Ana Sanchez
intro.nyc/0089-2024 Strengthening Fire Safety Bill Package - Notification of certain local officials of fires located within their jurisdiction.
Introduced by Pierina Ana Sanchez
intro.nyc/0090-2024 Strengthening Fire Safety Bill Package - Requiring the FDNY to provide annual fire hazard-identification trainings to HPD inspectors and DOB inspectors, requiring such inspectors to notify owners and tenants of hazards.
Introduced by Pierina Ana Sanchez
intro.nyc/0095-2024 Study on the feasibility of installing raised crosswalks, raised intersections, and speed reducers at intersections and roadways adjacent to schools.
Introduced by Lynn C. Schulman
intro.nyc/0096-2024 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/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/0102-2024 Requiring that notices of violation issued by the department of sanitation be accompanied by a photograph of the alleged violation.
Introduced by Kalman Yeger