Shekar Krishnan

Jan 2022 - Dec 2023
District 25 (Queens)

Comittees

Caucus - Black, Latino and Asian Caucus
Caucus - Progressive Caucus
Committee on Consumer and Worker Protection
Committee on Education
Committee on Immigration
Committee on Land Use
Committee on Oversight and Investigations
Committee on Parks and Recreation (chair)
Committee on Small Business

Legislation (2022-2023 Session)

Council member Shekar Krishnan has introduced 3 bills in the current legislative session.

1 bills are in Committee , 2 bills are Enacted

intro.nyc/0173-2022 Enacted Reporting on park and playground inspections conducted by the department of parks and recreation.
with 17 sponsors
intro.nyc/0174-2022 Reporting on park capital expenditures.
with 15 sponsors
intro.nyc/0480-2022 Enacted Naming of 78 thoroughfares and public places.
with 40 sponsors

Sponsored Legislation

Council member Shekar Krishnan has sponsored 151 bills originally introduced by other Council members in the current legislative session.

intro.nyc/0004-2022 Prohibiting the sale of guinea pigs as pets, and clarifying the definition of the term “pet shop” to address inconsistent use of such term in the code.
Introduced by Diana I. Ayala
intro.nyc/0005-2022 Records of lead-based paint investigations.
Introduced by Diana I. Ayala
intro.nyc/0006-2022 Permanent removal of lead-based paint on friction surfaces in child-occupied dwellings.
Introduced by Diana I. Ayala
intro.nyc/0055-2022 Creation of a separate 311 category for COVID-19 testing site complaints.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0056-2022 Establishing a nightlife opioid antagonist program.
Introduced by Chi A. Ossé
intro.nyc/0070-2022 Enacted Continuation of the New York city rent stabilization law of nineteen hundred sixty-nine.
Introduced by Pierina Ana Sanchez
intro.nyc/0077-2022 Housing accommodations and tenant blacklists.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0093-2022 Regulation of commercial rent.
Introduced by Diana I. Ayala
intro.nyc/0104-2022 Enacted Defining the term self-closing door.
Introduced by Oswald Feliz
intro.nyc/0105-2022 Enacted Housing and fire safety.
Introduced by Oswald Feliz
intro.nyc/0106-2022 Enacted Sale of electric space heaters.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0115-2022 Minimum temperatures required to be maintained in dwellings.
Introduced by Crystal Hudson
intro.nyc/0116-2022 One-Stop Shop NYC Business Portal
Introduced by Julie Menin
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/0133-2022 Inspections of sprinkler system and standpipe system fire department connections.
Introduced by Nantasha M. Williams
intro.nyc/0136-2022 Requiring agencies to develop and utilize a preferred vendor list to provide community-integrated translation and interpretation services and reporting in relation thereto.
Introduced by Julie Won
intro.nyc/0137-2022 Requiring agencies to translate and distribute to community-based organizations emergency information in the designated citywide languages.
Introduced by Julie Won
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/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/0158-2022 Creating a private right of action related to civil immigration detainers.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0175-2022 Maximum working hours for home care aides.
Introduced by Christopher Marte
intro.nyc/0179-2022 Creating a task force to examine the role of women in nontraditional workplaces.
Introduced by Francisco P. Moya
intro.nyc/0180-2022 Designation and usage of public libraries as polling places.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0184-2022 Limiting the circumstances in which a person may be detained by the police department on a civil immigration detainer.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0185-2022 Limiting communication between the department of correction and federal immigration authorities.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0186-2022 Prohibiting discrimination in the issuance of credit and requiring creditors to disclose to potential borrowers how their rate is calculated.
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
intro.nyc/0190-2022 Creation and distribution of a homeless bill of rights.
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
intro.nyc/0193-2022 Lead-based paint hazards in common areas of dwellings.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0195-2022 Requiring registration and inspection of vacant dwelling units.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0196-2022 Giving qualified entities a first opportunity to purchase and an opportunity to submit an offer to purchase certain residential buildings when offered for sale.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0197-2022 Establishing a legacy business registry and preservation fund.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0198-2022 Requiring the department of education to stock opioid antagonists in all school buildings.
Introduced by Rafael Salamanca, Jr.
intro.nyc/0204-2022 Raising the inspection fees for certain housing inspections.
Introduced by Pierina Ana Sanchez
intro.nyc/0208-2022 Enacted Inspections of self-closing doors and fire safety notices in residential buildings.
Introduced by Nantasha M. Williams
intro.nyc/0209-2022 Prohibiting discrimination on the basis of a person’s height or weight in opportunities of employment, housing, and access to public accommodations.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu
intro.nyc/0210-2022 Creating a marine debris disposal and vessel surrendering office.
Introduced by Joann Ariola
intro.nyc/0211-2022 Requiring the mayor’s office of operations to report on the exits from city-administered facilities and the financings, starts and completions of permanent housing for those exiting city-administered facilities.
Introduced by Diana I. Ayala
intro.nyc/0212-2022 Enacted Updating the report on utilization of and applications for multi-agency emergency housing assistance, exits from city-administered facilities and the financings, starts and completions of permanent housing for those exiting city-administered facilities.
Introduced by Diana I. Ayala
intro.nyc/0213-2022 Report on community garden food processing and agriculture.
Introduced by Diana I. Ayala
intro.nyc/0214-2022 Disclosure of information regarding past engagement in slavery by city contractors.
Introduced by Charles Barron
intro.nyc/0215-2022 Social services for the wrongfully convicted.
Introduced by Charles Barron
intro.nyc/0220-2022 Establishment of a department of coastal protection.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan
intro.nyc/0225-2022 Creating a historic and cultural marker program.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0226-2022 Reducing noise caused by sightseeing helicopters that meet federal noise reduction standards.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0228-2022 Increasing the number of drinking fountains adjacent to public parks and greenstreets.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0229-2022 Monthly rental assistance payments for households with rental assistance vouchers.
Introduced by Tiffany Cabán
intro.nyc/0233-2022 Requiring the DOE to conduct a study on the feasibility of installing green roofs on schools.
Introduced by Eric Dinowitz
intro.nyc/0236-2022 Providing ferry service at reduced cost to individuals under the age of 18 or enrolled in a high school located with NYC.
Introduced by Amanda Farías
intro.nyc/0239-2022 Education and outreach regarding solar and green roof requirements.
Introduced by James F. Gennaro
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/0256-2022 Use of force incidents involving police department use of a motor vehicle.
Introduced by Crystal Hudson
intro.nyc/0257-2022 Establishing a universal youth employment program.
Introduced by Crystal Hudson
intro.nyc/0258-2022 Report on suitable locations for installing public bathrooms.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph
intro.nyc/0261-2022 Requiring curb extensions at certain dangerous intersections.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0262-2022 Letter grades for achieving agency participation goals regarding minority and women-owned business enterprises.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0264-2022 Prohibiting the provision of probation services by for-profit companies.
Introduced by Francisco P. Moya
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/0277-2022 Prohibiting the police department from deploying the strategic response group to a nonviolent gathering of individuals exercising the right of freedom of speech or peaceably to assemble.
Introduced by Chi A. Ossé
intro.nyc/0278-2022 Requiring secure package storage in certain buildings.
Introduced by Chi A. Ossé
intro.nyc/0279-2022 Purchase of zero emission vehicles by the city.
Introduced by Keith Powers
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/0283-2022 Requiring the NYPD to post quarterly reports on its website relating to the use of “seat belt holds” and “chokeholds.”
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
intro.nyc/0285-2022 Establishment of an office of cannabis business services.
Introduced by Kevin C. Riley
intro.nyc/0288-2022 Establishing an office of pedestrians.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0289-2022 Requiring the DOT to develop a map of current bicycle infrastructure conditions.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0290-2022 Establishing a climate migrant services coordinator.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0291-2022 Citywide greenway master plan.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0292-2022 Requiring automated external defibrillators in private schools and police cars.
Introduced by Rafael Salamanca, Jr.
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/0296-2022 Identification of languages spoken by callers to the 311 customer service center.
Introduced by Sandra Ung
intro.nyc/0297-2022 Providing rental assistance to survivors of domestic violence.
Introduced by Sandra Ung
intro.nyc/0299-2022 Voluntary submission of data on leadership diversity by companies bidding on city contracts.
Introduced by Julie Won
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/0373-2022 Outreach and education about free public services.
Introduced by Alexa Avilés
intro.nyc/0375-2022 Reporting on affordable housing set-asides for tenants with disabilities.
Introduced by Diana I. Ayala
intro.nyc/0376-2022 Establishing a temporary task force on pay parity.for public defenders and assistant district attorneys with city agency attorneys.
Introduced by Diana I. Ayala
intro.nyc/0382-2022 Requiring written communications regarding the results of inspections from the department of consumer and worker protection and the department of health and mental hygiene to be in the receiving business owner’s language of choice.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
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/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/0401-2022 Requiring the installation of speed humps on roadways adjacent to any park equal or greater than one acre.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph
intro.nyc/0402-2022 Universal summer youth program plan.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph
intro.nyc/0403-2022 Distributing IDNYC applications to all high school students.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph
intro.nyc/0404-2022 Report tracking the opioid settlement fund.
Introduced by Linda Lee
intro.nyc/0409-2022 Increasing access to data on maternal mortality and morbidity.
Introduced by Farah N. Louis
intro.nyc/0411-2022 Requiring rulemaking to register community gardens on privately-owned vacant lots.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0412-2022 Requiring the DOE to report the number of individualized education programs that are translated.
Introduced by Francisco P. Moya
intro.nyc/0413-2022 Establishing a tracking system concerning the disposal of yellow and brown grease.
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
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/0416-2022 Establishing an emergency student food plan.
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
intro.nyc/0417-2022 Notice requirements for certain transportation projects and the repeal of section 19-187 in relation thereto.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
intro.nyc/0418-2022 Establishment of a drag laureate program.
Introduced by Kristin Richardson Jordan
intro.nyc/0421-2022 Requiring the dept of homeless services to report on families with children in shelter.
Introduced by Kevin C. Riley
intro.nyc/0422-2022 Requiring covered entities to maintain a record of requests from persons requesting a reasonable accommodation.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0423-2022 Creating a pilot program providing freelance workers and domestic workers with safety training and information.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0424-2022 Requiring the department of education to report on humane animal treatment instruction.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0425-2022 Campaign by the department of health and mental hygiene to increase awareness of and enrollment in health insurance by low-wage workers, and reporting in relation thereto.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0427-2022 Requiring landlords of housing accommodations controlled, subsidized or both by the HPD to report rental payment data to consumer reporting agencies upon tenant request.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0428-2022 Providing tenants the option of paying a security deposit in six equal monthly installments.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0430-2022 Study by the dept of health and mental hygiene on the causes of rising wait times in emergency departments.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0431-2022 Requiring the dept of homeless services to provide customer service training.
Introduced by Rafael Salamanca, Jr.
intro.nyc/0432-2022 Remediating lead soil hazards in dwellings.
Introduced by Rafael Salamanca, Jr.
intro.nyc/0434-2022 Expanding the heat sensors program.
Introduced by Pierina Ana Sanchez
intro.nyc/0435-2022 Requiring the dept of parks and recreation to charge senior citizens, young adults, active members of the military, veterans and their minor children and persons with disabilities reduced admission fees to recreational facilities.
Introduced by Lynn C. Schulman
intro.nyc/0437-2022 Improving young adults’ access to voter registration materials.
Introduced by Althea V. Stevens
intro.nyc/0438-2022 Waiving parks permit fees for schools and child day care centers and providing an online system for school permit applications.
Introduced by Althea V. Stevens
intro.nyc/0440-2022 Program to provide public access to wireless networks.
Introduced by Julie Won
intro.nyc/0441-2022 Public review of electronic services developed by city agencies.
Introduced by Julie Won
intro.nyc/0442-2022 Abating rodents as a requirement for the issuance of certain construction permits.
Introduced by Erik D. Bottcher
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/0460-2022 Receptacles in a building or dwelling that has a high concentration of rodent infestation.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu
intro.nyc/0466-2022 Enacted Prohibiting the use of city resources to enforce abortion restrictions.
Introduced by Tiffany Cabán
intro.nyc/0467-2022 NYC agencies polices regarding work-related communications during non-work hours.
Introduced by Carmen N. De La Rosa
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/0501-2022 Hazardous obstruction by vehicles and civilian complaints to the department of transportation for hazardous obstruction violations.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
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/0507-2022 Enacted Requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to make medication abortion available at no cost to a patient at its health clinics.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0510-2022 Establishing prevailing wage requirements for city-contracted human service workers.
Introduced by Althea V. Stevens
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/0544-2022 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/0549-2022 Banning solitary confinement in city jails.
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
intro.nyc/0551-2022 Prohibiting non-essential helicopters from operating at heliports owned or operated by the city.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
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/0577-2022 Prohibiting the sale of flavored cigarettes.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph
intro.nyc/0581-2022 Licensing micro-fulfillment centers.
Introduced by Julie Menin
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/0607-2022 Requiring the department of parks and recreation to collect and report data regarding community gardens and permitting the sale of agriculture within community gardens.
Introduced by Alexa Avilés
intro.nyc/0613-2022 Increasing civil penalties and prohibiting issuance of the food service establishment permit for outstanding penalties for violations of the fair work week law.
Introduced by Carmen N. De La Rosa
intro.nyc/0632-2022 Prohibiting housing discrimination on the basis of arrest record or criminal history.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0637-2022 Disposition of real property of the city.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
intro.nyc/0640-2022 Requiring a workers’ rights training for certain fast food employees.
Introduced by Marjorie Velázquez