Robert F. Holden

Jan 2018 - Dec 2025
District 30 ()


Caucus - Common-Sense Caucus
Committee on Environmental Protection, Resiliency and Waterfronts
Committee on Parks and Recreation
Committee on Public Safety
Committee on Technology
Committee on Veterans (chair)
Queens Delegation of the New York City Council

Legislation (2024-2025 Session)

Council member Robert F. Holden has introduced 51 bills in the current legislative session.

51 bills are in Committee Imposing a limit upon the real property tax levy.
with 5 sponsors Requiring that all public waste receptacles be emptied by the department of sanitation at least once per day.
with 8 sponsors Requiring towing companies to remove debris from the scene of an accident.
with 6 sponsors Delayed repairs to sidewalks damaged by city-owned trees.
with 5 sponsors Undertaking of surveys before planting trees.
with 4 sponsors Requiring the parks department to repair damage caused by trees owned by the city of New York.
with 5 sponsors Restricting the parking of certain commercial vehicles in residential streets overnight.
with 3 sponsors Prohibiting the use of a vehicle to reserve a parking space and prohibiting the continuous parking of a vehicle in the same location for more than five consecutive days. Street markings indicating locations of fire hydrants.
with 4 sponsors Requiring DEP to post information online regarding scheduled and requested infrastructure services.
with 7 sponsors Requiring owners of vacant residential properties undergoing foreclosure to post bonds for maintenance purposes.
with 5 sponsors Prohibiting certain commercial establishments from parking vehicles on city streets.
with 5 sponsors Door to door commercial solicitations.
with 3 sponsors Increasing penalties for excessive noise from speakers and motor vehicles.
with 7 sponsors Creating an annual report on the performance of department of homeless services providers.
with 6 sponsors The mayor’s office of operations establishing and maintaining an online tool for measuring performance of city agencies.
with 6 sponsors Requiring an affirmative vote of at least two-thirds of all council members for the passage of any local law or resolution that raises taxes
with 5 sponsors Spending by foreign nationals and foreign-influenced entities in connection with city elections.
with 3 sponsors Increasing certain penalties for excessive noise from a personal audio device on or inside a motor vehicle.
with 6 sponsors Requiring the commissioner of sanitation to report on sidewalk obstruction enforcement.
with 5 sponsors A database and map of media and entertainment production activities.
with 3 sponsors Reports of illegal towing to 311.
with 6 sponsors Requiring that the department of transportation maintain curb heights following street construction.
with 5 sponsors Requiring the police dept to inform car accident victims on the directed accident response program.
with 4 sponsors Prohibiting school bus parking on city streets overnight and on weekends.
with 4 sponsors Requiring that every bicycle with electric assist, electric scooter and other legal motorized vehicle be licensed and registered.
with 26 sponsors Contact information for outdoor advertising companies.
with 3 sponsors Reporting of foreclosing residential properties to council members.
with 2 sponsors Requiring photographic documentation evidencing certain violations enforced by the department of housing preservation and development.
with 3 sponsors Violations of certain requirements for places of assembly
with 2 sponsors Creating an interagency task force on illegal conversions and occupancies
with 3 sponsors Requiring each community board to establish a veterans committee
with 2 sponsors Procurement opportunities for veteran owned business enterprises
with 3 sponsors Supporting veteran vendors.
with 3 sponsors Waiving permit fees for mobile food unit commissaries that reserve space for veteran vendors. Cure periods for certain violations by veterans service organizations
with 7 sponsors Refusing to renew, suspending, or revoking a license of a tobacco retail dealer that has violated certain authorization requirements of the cannabis law.
with 2 sponsors Light pollution from light fixtures in a residential district. Requiring the Department of Homeless Services to report information regarding veterans entering and exiting shelter
with 2 sponsors Prohibiting new smoking paraphernalia retailer dealers near schools
with 3 sponsors The creation of an interagency derelict housing and neglected property task force
with 2 sponsors Requiring civilian complaint review board members to participate in a ride-along with a member of the police department.
with 3 sponsors Requiring civilian complaint review board members and investigators to participate in a firearm use and safety training conducted by the police department.
with 3 sponsors Prohibiting the exhalation of smoke at a person’s face with the intent to harass, annoy or alarm such person.
with 2 sponsors Revising criteria for enforcement of civil and criminal offenses for specified unlawful acts, and to repeal and replace section 14-155 of such code in relation thereto Unlawful methods of restraint during an arrest or attempted arrest Establishing exemptions for third-party food delivery services from the limits on fees charged by such services on food service establishments.
with 3 sponsors Requiring that law enforcement officers responding to noise complaints carry sound level meters
with 4 sponsors Requiring the installation of cameras on street sweepers to photograph and report parking, stopping or standing violations
with 4 sponsors Establishing a task force on vehicles registered out-of-state
with 5 sponsors Prohibiting the parking, standing, stopping, or operation of a motor vehicle with obscured or defaced license plates.
with 5 sponsors

Sponsored Legislation

Council member Robert F. Holden has sponsored 42 bills originally introduced by other Council members in the current legislative session. Enacted The naming of the Paul A. Vallone Queens Animal Care Center.
Introduced by Adrienne E. Adams 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 Restricting non-essential helicopter operations at city heliports to helicopters powered fully by electric engines.
Introduced by Amanda Farías Monitoring helicopter noise.
Introduced by Amanda Farías Limitation on parking of mobile homes and trailers on residential streets.
Introduced by Kamillah Hanks Delaying the greenhouse gas emission reduction requirements outlined in Local Law 97 by 7 years.
Introduced by Vickie Paladino Temporarily exempting certain covered buildings from building emissions limits and studying the impact of such limits on such buildings and on the electrical distribution grid.
Introduced by Vickie Paladino Prohibiting the operation of electric scooters and bicycles with electric assist in parks.
Introduced by Vickie Paladino Prohibiting non-essential helicopters from operating at heliports owned or operated by the city.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler Post-employment activities of former elected officials.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler Post-employment activities of certain former public servants.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler Increasing the civil penalty for repeated littering violations.
Introduced by Sandra Ung Suspension of alternate side parking regulations on Losar.
Introduced by Julie Won Property tax exemption for members of a volunteer firefighting or ambulance service.
Introduced by Kalman Yeger Requiring that notices of violation issued by the department of sanitation be accompanied by a photograph of the alleged violation.
Introduced by Kalman Yeger Notification of the removal of parking spaces.
Introduced by Joann Ariola Requiring the DOT to consult with the fire department prior to approving open street applications and certain bicycle lane projects and to notify affected firehouses prior to approving open street applications, bicycle lane projects, and major transportat
Introduced by Joann Ariola Requiring carbon monoxide detecting devices in the basements of certain dwellings.
Introduced by David M. Carr Increasing civil penalties for idling infractions by trucks and buses.
Introduced by Julie Menin Installation of solar photovoltaic systems on city-owned property.
Introduced by Sandy Nurse The fees charged in a residential rental real estate transaction.
Introduced by Chi A. Ossé Reducing noise caused by chartered helicopters.
Introduced by Keith Powers Requiring an after hours variance for the removal of construction debris.
Introduced by Keith Powers Monthly reports on animal shelters that are in contract with the city.
Introduced by Keith Powers Amending the nuisance abatement law regarding the sale or delivery of cannabis.
Introduced by Keith Powers Requiring the department of housing preservation and development to submit reports on veteran preference in Mitchell-Lama developments.
Introduced by Inna Vernikov Creation of a public database to track the expenditure of funds in connection with increased migrant arrivals.
Introduced by Inna Vernikov Inspections of sprinkler system and standpipe system fire department connections.
Introduced by Nantasha M. Williams Department of transportation posting information on traffic control device and speed reducer requests on its website.
Introduced by Nantasha M. Williams Prohibiting late fees for self-storage units.
Introduced by Kalman Yeger Limiting increases of occupancy fees for self-storage units and restricting the reasons for termination of an occupancy agreement.
Introduced by Kalman Yeger Studying the feasibility of implementing solar-ready measures for commercial buildings.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu Increasing maximum charges for towing and storage of motor vehicles.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan Street resurfacing timeline.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan Maximum working hours for home care aides.
Introduced by Christopher Marte The cleaning and maintenance of city property.
Introduced by Kevin C. Riley Creation of a small business disaster recovery and resiliency advisory board.
Introduced by Joann Ariola Establish a rat contraceptive pilot program.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu Establishing a real property tax exemption for Cold War veterans.
Introduced by Joseph C. Borelli Lobbying prohibitions in connection with campaign-related fundraising or political consulting.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer Building emissions calculations, adjustments and penalties.
Introduced by Linda Lee Construction noise complaints, noise mitigation plans, and citizen enforcement.
Introduced by Julie Menin