Selvena N. Brooks-Powers

Mar 2021 - Dec 2023
District 31 (Queens)
Majority Whip

Comittees

Caucus - Black, Latino and Asian Caucus
Caucus - Progressive Caucus
Caucus - Women's Caucus
Committee on Finance
Committee on Hospitals
Committee on Land Use
Committee on Rules, Privileges and Elections
Committee on Small Business
Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (chair)
Subcommittee on COVID Recovery and Resiliency

Legislation (2022-2023 Session)

Council member Selvena N. Brooks-Powers has introduced 3 bills in the current legislative session.

3 bills are in Committee

intro.nyc/0328-2022 Requiring a minority and women-owned business enterprise consultant for city projects with budgets in excess of ten million dollars.
with 15 sponsors
intro.nyc/0329-2022 Establishing a reward for individuals who provide information leading to the apprehension, prosecution or conviction of a person who seriously injures or kills another individual in a hit-and-run accident.
with 18 sponsors
intro.nyc/0384-2022 Creation of an office of the homeowner advocate within the department of housing preservation and development.
with 7 sponsors

Sponsored Legislation

Council member Selvena N. Brooks-Powers has sponsored 88 bills originally introduced by other Council members in the current legislative session.

intro.nyc/0014-2022 Enacted Including the most recent data available in the citywide M/WBE disparity study.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan
intro.nyc/0076-2022 Requiring the department of environmental protection to establish a program to provide financial assistance for the purchase and installation of backwater valves.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan
intro.nyc/0086-2022 Education about city standards for respectful care at birth, health care proxy forms and patients’ rights.
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
intro.nyc/0104-2022 Enacted Defining the term self-closing door.
Introduced by Oswald Feliz
intro.nyc/0106-2022 Enacted Sale of electric space heaters.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0116-2022 One-Stop Shop NYC Business Portal
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0123-2022 Requiring the dept of homeless services and human resources administration to post shelter, supportive housing and cluster site data.
Introduced by Rafael Salamanca, Jr.
intro.nyc/0131-2022 Enacted Requiring the fire dept to conduct residential education and outreach regarding the safe operation of electric space heaters.
Introduced by Pierina Ana Sanchez
intro.nyc/0134-2022 Enacted Employers required to post minimum and maximum salary information.
Introduced by Nantasha M. Williams
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/0143-2022 Remediating lead water hazards in schools.
Introduced by Charles Barron
intro.nyc/0152-2022 Establishing minimum neighborhood service standards and requiring environmental mitigation reports on certain large-scale developments.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0155-2022 Enacted Requiring the commissioner of buildings to waive filing fees for permits to alter family dwellings to conform to the NYC fire code.
Introduced by David M. Carr
intro.nyc/0173-2022 Enacted Reporting on park and playground inspections conducted by the department of parks and recreation.
Introduced by Shekar Krishnan
intro.nyc/0179-2022 Creating a task force to examine the role of women in nontraditional workplaces.
Introduced by Francisco P. Moya
intro.nyc/0195-2022 Requiring registration and inspection of vacant dwelling units.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0210-2022 Creating a marine debris disposal and vessel surrendering office.
Introduced by Joann Ariola
intro.nyc/0226-2022 Reducing noise caused by sightseeing helicopters that meet federal noise reduction standards.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0240-2022 DOITT updating 311 complaint types and reporting on such updates.
Introduced by Jennifer Gutiérrez
intro.nyc/0241-2022 Providing public school students with mobile hotspot devices.
Introduced by Jennifer Gutiérrez
intro.nyc/0242-2022 Establishment of a Marshall Plan for Moms Task Force.
Introduced by Jennifer Gutiérrez
intro.nyc/0243-2022 Requiring multiple dwelling owners to post notices regarding electric space heater safety.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0244-2022 Residential curbside organics collection.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0258-2022 Report on suitable locations for installing public bathrooms.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph
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/0276-2022 De-escalation and trauma-informed training for dept of homeless services employees.
Introduced by Chi A. Ossé
intro.nyc/0278-2022 Requiring secure package storage in certain buildings.
Introduced by Chi A. Ossé
intro.nyc/0280-2022 Community recycling centers.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0281-2022 Organic waste drop off sites.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0291-2022 Citywide greenway master plan.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0293-2022 DOT to establish a program to allow community centers, schools, arts and cultural institutions and religious institutions to use adjacent outdoor spaces.
Introduced by Althea V. Stevens
intro.nyc/0372-2022 Enacted Creation of an office of the utility advocate within the department of consumer and worker protection.
Introduced by Adrienne E. Adams
intro.nyc/0385-2022 Requiring the department of correction to report programming and fiscal information.
Introduced by Tiffany Cabán
intro.nyc/0386-2022 Requiring the police dept to submit reports on complaints of police misconduct.
Introduced by Tiffany Cabán
intro.nyc/0390-2022 Prohibiting new smoking paraphernalia retailer dealers near schools.
Introduced by Robert F. Holden
intro.nyc/0399-2022 Sale and use of diesel-powered leaf blowers and lawn mowers.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph
intro.nyc/0400-2022 Establishing a warming centers program.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph
intro.nyc/0409-2022 Increasing access to data on maternal mortality and morbidity.
Introduced by Farah N. Louis
intro.nyc/0414-2022 Rat mitigation progress in rat mitigation zones.
Introduced by Chi A. Ossé
intro.nyc/0415-2022 Requiring a study of dangerous driving.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0442-2022 Abating rodents as a requirement for the issuance of certain construction permits.
Introduced by Erik D. Bottcher
intro.nyc/0443-2022 Requiring the PD to provide records of complaints and investigations of bias-based profiling to the city commission on human rights.
Introduced by Tiffany Cabán
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/0472-2022 Establishing a program in the department of health and mental hygiene to train doulas and provide doula services to residents in all five boroughs.
Introduced by Jennifer Gutiérrez
intro.nyc/0473-2022 Requiring text to 911 and next generation 911 to be available in the designated citywide languages.
Introduced by Jennifer Gutiérrez
intro.nyc/0474-2022 Enacted Public information and outreach campaign regarding safe access to reproductive health care.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0477-2022 Establishing a child care task force.
Introduced by Crystal Hudson
intro.nyc/0478-2022 An outreach and education campaign on the benefits and services provided by doulas and midwives.
Introduced by Crystal Hudson
intro.nyc/0480-2022 Enacted Naming of 78 thoroughfares and public places.
Introduced by Shekar Krishnan
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/0482-2022 Requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to provide information on polycystic ovary syndrome and endometriosis.
Introduced by Farah N. Louis
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/0490-2022 Requiring the provision of sexual and reproductive health services by the department of health and mental hygiene.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0495-2022 Requiring DOT to conduct a pilot project on the use of cool pavement.
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0502-2022 Requiring HRA to provide rental assistance to disabled veterans.
Introduced by Kristin Richardson Jordan
intro.nyc/0505-2022 Commissioner of buildings to recommend updates to the construction codes to facilitate the conversion of buildings into temporary hospitals in the event of a pandemic or other public health emergency.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0506-2022 Enacted Requiring the department of consumer and worker protection to implement an outreach and education campaign on facilities that deceptively advertise or are otherwise misleading when offering reproductive health services.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0509-2022 Public education and outreach campaign on maternal mortality and morbidity and a report regarding the incidence of cesarean sections.
Introduced by Althea V. Stevens
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/0534-2022 Establishing a pilot program to assist with changing door locks on the dwelling units of survivors of domestic violence.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0538-2022 Requiring the New York police department to report on instances in which an individual denied an officer consent to a search.
Introduced by Crystal Hudson
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/0559-2022 Restricting eating utensils and extra eating containers, and clarifying the definition of third-party courier service.
Introduced by Marjorie Velázquez
intro.nyc/0561-2022 Establishing a guaranteed income pilot program.
Introduced by Adrienne E. Adams
intro.nyc/0570-2022 Establishing an office of translation and interpretation within the office of immigrant affairs.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0577-2022 Prohibiting the sale of flavored cigarettes.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph
intro.nyc/0592-2022 Requiring notice of building code, fire code, and health code violations in public schools.
Introduced by Lynn C. Schulman
intro.nyc/0593-2022 Rental assistance eligibility requirements for street homeless individuals.
Introduced by Lynn C. Schulman
intro.nyc/0594-2022 Requiring the dept of health and mental hygiene to provide a list of organizations they consult with on chronic diseases.
Introduced by Lynn C. Schulman
intro.nyc/0596-2022 Requiring that DOT repair broken curbs as part of resurfacing projects.
Introduced by Lynn C. Schulman
intro.nyc/0598-2022 Requiring the 311 customer service center to provide assistance relating to affordable internet programs.
Introduced by Julie Won
intro.nyc/0604-2022 Establishing priority for sidewalk repairs at developments operated by the NYCHA.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu
intro.nyc/0605-2022 Creation of a small business disaster recovery and resiliency advisory board.
Introduced by Joann Ariola
intro.nyc/0610-2022 Requiring the Department of Education to provide information on the new National Suicide Prevention Hotline and other related resources.
Introduced by Erik D. Bottcher
intro.nyc/0617-2022 Earned Safe and Sick Time Act
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
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/0621-2022 Banning companies that charge a fee for “student debt relief” already provided by the federal government.
Introduced by Ari Kagan
intro.nyc/0622-2022 Suspending meter parking regulations on the Asian Lunar New Year.
Introduced by Ari Kagan
intro.nyc/0628-2022 Specifying the sources and uses of federal funding required to be included in the database to track expenditure of COVID-19 funds.
Introduced by Francisco P. Moya
intro.nyc/0629-2022 Equitable distribution of emergency funding by borough.
Introduced by Francisco P. Moya
intro.nyc/0630-2022 The tracking of street cleaning operations online.
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
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