Selvena N. Brooks-Powers

Mar 2021 - Dec 2025
District 31 (Queens)
Majority Whip


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)
Queens Delegation of the New York City Council

Legislation (2024-2025 Session)

Council member Selvena N. Brooks-Powers has introduced 1 bills in the current legislative session.

1 bills are Laid Over in Committee Establishing auditing requirements for minority and women-owned business enterprise procurement.
with 7 sponsors

Sponsored Legislation

Council member Selvena N. Brooks-Powers has sponsored 22 bills originally introduced by other Council members in the current legislative session. The naming of the Paul A. Vallone Queens Animal Care Center.
Introduced by Adrienne E. Adams Requiring the department of education to distribute materials to students about the risks of social media.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu Removal of abandoned or derelict vehicles.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu Provision of counsel at the first point of contact during an ACS investigation.
Introduced by Diana I. Ayala Requiring monthly reports on scheduled construction work on capital projects.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan 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 The senior citizen rent increase exemption and the disability rent increase exemption.
Introduced by Crystal Hudson Requiring DOE to report actual class sizes and expand reports on the amount of students in special programs in New York city public schools.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph Developing a strategic blueprint to reduce capital project durations by at least 25 percent.
Introduced by Shekar Krishnan Requiring that notices of violation issued by the dept of sanitation be accompanied by a photograph of the alleged violation.
Introduced by Christopher Marte Prohibiting vending in bicycle lanes.
Introduced by Julie Menin Establishment of a task force to study options and make recommendations for a plan to implement a municipal public bank.
Introduced by Keith Powers Dept of finance conducting education and outreach regarding deed and foreclosure prevention assistance fraud.
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams Emergency response protocols on days of air quality emergency.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler 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 Installation of pedestrian lighting fixtures.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler Requiring an audit and report on foster care placement notices.
Introduced by Kevin C. Riley The creation of a three-digit gun violence intervention hotline.
Introduced by Kevin C. Riley Mayor's Desk for Signature Requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to develop a healthy nyc population health agenda.
Introduced by Lynn C. Schulman 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 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 Suspension of alternate side parking regulations on Losar.
Introduced by Julie Won