Public Advocate Jumaane Williams

Mar 2019 - Dec 2023

Legislation (2022-2023 Session)

Council member Public Advocate Jumaane Williams has introduced 44 bills in the current legislative session.

39 bills are in Committee , 3 bills are Laid Over in Committee , 1 bills are Withdrawn , 1 bills are Enacted (Mayor's Desk for Signature)

intro.nyc/0059-2022 Distressed property consultant disclosures and homeowner foreclosure prevention education.
with 5 sponsors
intro.nyc/0060-2022 Requiring the dept of correction to provide hand sanitizer to incarcerated individuals.
with 7 sponsors
intro.nyc/0061-2022 Posting information on school meal ingredients and preparation online and reporting on allergic reactions to school meals.
with 5 sponsors
intro.nyc/0062-2022 Establishment of a home sharing program for homeless individuals and reporting in relation thereto.
with 5 sponsors
intro.nyc/0063-2022 Creation of a commission to rename Rikers Island.
with 2 sponsors
intro.nyc/0064-2022 Naming of Kalief Browder Island and removing references to Rikers Island.
intro.nyc/0065-2022 Establishment of a task force to develop equitable responses to infectious disease related emergencies, including COVID-19.
with 6 sponsors
intro.nyc/0066-2022 Signage regarding transgender rights and services at hospitals.
with 8 sponsors
intro.nyc/0067-2022 Requiring the dept of health and mental hygiene to report on training for medical care for transgender and gender non-conforming persons.
with 7 sponsors
intro.nyc/0068-2022 Provision of menstrual cups in schools.
with 6 sponsors
intro.nyc/0084-2022 Requiring employers to hold an onboarding meeting to discuss an employee's reintegration back into the workplace after parental leave.
with 6 sponsors
intro.nyc/0085-2022 Establishing a commission to study and make recommendations regarding the root causes of violence in the city.
with 5 sponsors
intro.nyc/0086-2022 Education about city standards for respectful care at birth, health care proxy forms and patients’ rights.
with 19 sponsors
intro.nyc/0087-2022 Revoking authorization to operate a commuter van service for multiple violations by a single van.
intro.nyc/0088-2022 Requiring a report on package deliveries.
with 4 sponsors
intro.nyc/0117-2022 Prohibiting non-disclosure agreements relating to development projects.
with 4 sponsors
intro.nyc/0118-2022 Requiring the police department to submit to the council reports of services provided to any private entity.
with 2 sponsors
intro.nyc/0186-2022 Prohibiting discrimination in the issuance of credit and requiring creditors to disclose to potential borrowers how their rate is calculated.
with 7 sponsors
intro.nyc/0187-2022 Creating an interagency task force to be charged with studying the obstacles faced by children of incarcerated parents, from arrest to reunification.
with 6 sponsors
intro.nyc/0188-2022 Creating a youth employment education program.
with 13 sponsors
intro.nyc/0189-2022 Developing a college admissions counseling program.
with 4 sponsors
intro.nyc/0190-2022 Creation and distribution of a homeless bill of rights.
with 11 sponsors
intro.nyc/0191-2022 Establishment of a flash flood emergency evacuation plan for residents of multiple dwellings and outreach and reporting relating thereto.
with 10 sponsors
intro.nyc/0282-2022 Establishing a task force to study, document and summarize the impact of COVID-19 on New York City.
with 5 sponsors
intro.nyc/0283-2022 Requiring the NYPD to post quarterly reports on its website relating to the use of “seat belt holds” and “chokeholds.”
with 8 sponsors
intro.nyc/0284-2022 Social workers in city correctional facilities.
with 9 sponsors
intro.nyc/0349-2022 Dyslexia screening and treatment in city jails.
with 9 sponsors
intro.nyc/0350-2022 Private water and sewer pipelines.
with 5 sponsors
intro.nyc/0351-2022 Creation of a task force to assess safety risks at construction sites.
with 6 sponsors
intro.nyc/0416-2022 Establishing an emergency student food plan.
with 5 sponsors
intro.nyc/0546-2022 Democratic election of the New York City police commissioner.
intro.nyc/0547-2022 Prohibiting unauthorized surveillance by a global positioning system or similar technology.
with 5 sponsors
intro.nyc/0548-2022 Requiring the department of correction to assist incarcerated individuals in obtaining school transcripts, social security cards and driver licenses.
with 8 sponsors
intro.nyc/0549-2022 Banning solitary confinement in city jails.
with 34 sponsors
intro.nyc/0550-2022 Creation of a task force to study, report on, and make recommendations to improve NYCHA’s engagement with tenants and to address tenant concerns about safety and quality of life.
with 7 sponsors
intro.nyc/0582-2022 Requiring the department of education to provide information requiring school compliance with the Americans with disabilities act.
with 5 sponsors
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.
with 6 sponsors
intro.nyc/0584-2022 Evictions of disabled tenants.
with 5 sponsors
intro.nyc/0585-2022 Granting access to the police department’s body-worn camera footage to the office of the inspector general and the department of records and information services.
with 6 sponsors
intro.nyc/0586-2022 Requiring the police dept to report on police-civilian investigative encounters.
with 6 sponsors
intro.nyc/0587-2022 Establishing a digital inclusion officer at every city agency.
with 5 sponsors
intro.nyc/0634-2022 Videoconferencing services for individuals in custody of the department of correction.
with 3 sponsors
intro.nyc/0635-2022 Requiring the police dept to report on custodial interrogations of minors,
with 3 sponsors
intro.nyc/0636-2022 Dept of small business services to report on the impact of COVID-19 on small businesses.
with 2 sponsors

Sponsored Legislation

Council member Public Advocate Jumaane Williams has sponsored 20 bills originally introduced by other Council members in the current legislative session.

intro.nyc/0094-2022 Reporting on dress code policies in New York City schools.
Introduced by Diana I. Ayala
intro.nyc/0106-2022 Enacted Sale of electric space heaters.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0151-2022 Establishing an office of climate resiliency.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan
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/0175-2022 Maximum working hours for home care aides.
Introduced by Christopher Marte
intro.nyc/0177-2022 Reporting of data related to COVID-19.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0340-2022 Requiring the department of transportation to install bilingual street name signs.
Introduced by Christopher Marte
intro.nyc/0456-2022 Maximum fee allowed when transferring money to a person in the custody of the department of correction.
Introduced by Keith Powers
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/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/0561-2022 Establishing a guaranteed income pilot program.
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/0632-2022 Prohibiting housing discrimination on the basis of arrest record or criminal history.
Introduced by Keith Powers