Shekar Krishnan

Jan 2022 - Dec 2025
District 25 (Queens)

Comittees

Committee on Consumer and Worker Protection
Committee on Education
Committee on Immigration
Committee on Oversight and Investigations
Committee on Parks and Recreation (chair)
Committee on Small Business
Queens Delegation of the New York City Council
Task Force to Combat Hate

Legislation (2024-2025 Session)

Council member Shekar Krishnan has introduced 12 bills in the current legislative session.

6 bills are in Committee , 5 bills are Laid Over in Committee , 1 bills are Enacted (Mayor's Desk for Signature)

intro.nyc/0046-2024 Developing a strategic blueprint to reduce capital project durations by at least 25 percent.
with 14 sponsors
intro.nyc/0047-2024 Repealing the misdemeanor criminal penalties for general vendors and mobile food vendors.
with 22 sponsors
intro.nyc/0273-2024 Interpretation of the New York city human rights law, and the repeal of paragraph f of subdivision 13 of section 8-107 of such code relating to vicarious liability of employers.
with 3 sponsors
intro.nyc/0274-2024 Prohibiting NYC from contracting with entities engaged in immigration enforcement.
with 5 sponsors
intro.nyc/0275-2024 Length of the season and operating hours for city beaches and pools.
with 10 sponsors
intro.nyc/0276-2024 Wrongful deactivation of high-volume for-hire vehicle drivers.
with 11 sponsors
intro.nyc/0277-2024 Taxicab driver pay for electronically dispatched taxicab trips.
with 9 sponsors
intro.nyc/0607-2024 Requiring tenant relocation services to the same community district, a nearby community district, or the same borough.
with 19 sponsors
intro.nyc/0608-2024 Requiring the department of housing preservation and development to increase tenant relocation services in the event of a vacate order.
with 19 sponsors
intro.nyc/0609-2024 Requiring the department of housing preservation and development to report on the special repair fund.
with 17 sponsors
intro.nyc/0826-2024 Providing a copy of the registration statement in the online property owner registry.
with 6 sponsors
intro.nyc/0968-2024 Mayor's Desk for Signature Naming of 100 thoroughfares and public places,
with 39 sponsors

Sponsored Legislation

Council member Shekar Krishnan has sponsored 126 bills originally introduced by other Council members in the current legislative session.

intro.nyc/0004-2024 Enacted Requiring the use of shore power by cruise terminal operators and community traffic mitigation plans in neighborhoods impacted by cruise ships at berth
Introduced by Alexa Avilés
intro.nyc/0005-2024 Translating the citizen’s air complaint program portal into the designated citywide languages.
Introduced by Alexa Avilés
intro.nyc/0024-2024 Permitting street vendors to vend within two feet from the curb.
Introduced by Carmen N. De La Rosa
intro.nyc/0025-2024 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
intro.nyc/0045-2024 Enacted Requiring the NYC department of education to report actual class sizes and expand reports on the number of students in special programs in New York city public schools.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph
intro.nyc/0055-2024 Requiring the department of sanitation to accept commercial solid waste at city-owned or operated marine transfer stations and city-owned or operated rail transfer stations.
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0057-2024 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/0061-2024 Establishment of a task force to study options and make recommendations for a plan to implement a municipal public bank.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0065-2024 Reporting on moneys on deposit.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0066-2024 Reporting on non-depository city financial services.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0076-2024 Post-employment activities of former elected officials.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
intro.nyc/0077-2024 Post-employment activities of certain former public servants.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
intro.nyc/0078-2024 The disposition of real property of the city.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
intro.nyc/0079-2024 Installation of pedestrian lighting fixtures.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
intro.nyc/0080-2024 Hazardous obstruction by vehicles and civilian complaints to the department of transportation for hazardous obstruction violations.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
intro.nyc/0084-2024 Mayor's Desk for Signature Workforce survey of migrants, including recent arrivals and asylum seekers, and to repeal such amendments upon the expiration thereof.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0085-2024 Mayor's Desk for Signature Health survey of migrants, including recent arrivals and asylum seekers, and to repeal such amendments upon the expiration thereof.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0086-2024 Requiring child protective specialists to orally disseminate information to parents or caretakers about their rights during initial contact at the start of an ACS investigation.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0093-2024 Enacted Requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to develop a healthy nyc population health agenda.
Introduced by Lynn C. Schulman
intro.nyc/0097-2024 Mayor's Desk for Signature Increasing the civil penalty for repeated littering violations.
Introduced by Sandra Ung
intro.nyc/0098-2024 Requiring the department of correction and correctional health services to establish a medical clinic to treat persons transported to a court facility.
Introduced by Nantasha M. Williams
intro.nyc/0099-2024 Creation of curbside overnight truck parking sections in Industrial Business Zones.
Introduced by Nantasha M. Williams
intro.nyc/0100-2024 Suspension of alternate side parking regulations on Losar.
Introduced by Julie Won
intro.nyc/0108-2024 Requiring sheriffs and city marshals to report housing displacement to the department of social services/human resources administration to evaluate eligibility for legal counsel.
Introduced by Alexa Avilés
intro.nyc/0109-2024 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/0110-2024 Enacted Report on the New York city housing authority’s permanent affordability commitment together program.
Introduced by Alexa Avilés
intro.nyc/0111-2024 Reporting on vacant public housing dwelling units.
Introduced by Alexa Avilés
intro.nyc/0112-2024 Prohibiting the department of sanitation from charging the New York city housing authority for sanitation services.
Introduced by Alexa Avilés
intro.nyc/0130-2024 Composting plant waste in parks.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0131-2024 Adding a 311 complaint category for noise from sirens.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0144-2024 Installation of bollards at reconstructed sidewalks, curb extensions and pedestrian ramps.
Introduced by Selvena N. Brooks-Powers
intro.nyc/0147-2024 Requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to conduct a community needs assessment to identify needs and gaps in services for people experiencing long COVID.
Introduced by Tiffany Cabán
intro.nyc/0150-2024 Requiring the department of correction to report programming and fiscal information.
Introduced by Tiffany Cabán
intro.nyc/0153-2024 A feasibility study on housing adaptation and mobility, voluntary residential buyouts, and related support services for residents of high-risk flood zones.
Introduced by Tiffany Cabán
intro.nyc/0155-2024 Outreach to unsheltered individuals.
Introduced by Tiffany Cabán
intro.nyc/0157-2024 Requiring the police department to submit reports on complaints of police misconduct.
Introduced by Tiffany Cabán
intro.nyc/0168-2024 The department of investigation’s oversight of the police department use of surveillance technology.
Introduced by Amanda Farías
intro.nyc/0188-2024 Requiring the department of parks and recreation to resolve risks posed by trees on public property.
Introduced by James F. Gennaro
intro.nyc/0189-2024 The removal of trees under the jurisdiction of the department of parks and recreation and reporting thereof.
Introduced by James F. Gennaro
intro.nyc/0192-2024 Providing public school students with mobile hotspot devices.
Introduced by Jennifer Gutiérrez
intro.nyc/0193-2024 Requiring taxis and for-hire vehicles to display a decal warning passengers to look for cyclists when opening the door.
Introduced by Jennifer Gutiérrez
intro.nyc/0200-2024 A truck route GPS study.
Introduced by Jennifer Gutiérrez
intro.nyc/0201-2024 Establishing an office of child care to oversee free child care for all city residents.
Introduced by Jennifer Gutiérrez
intro.nyc/0205-2024 Outreach about fraudulent schemes committed by providers of immigration assistance services.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0207-2024 Minimum standards for emergency congregate housing.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0208-2024 Notification of the right to be placed in shelter.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0210-2024 Prohibiting the department of social services or any other city agency from imposing length of shelter stay restrictions in a shelter of any type.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0213-2024 Keeping, restraint, or possession of elephants.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0214-2024 Creating a private right of action related to civil immigration detainers and cooperation with federal immigration authorities.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0217-2024 Prohibiting places or providers of public accommodation from using biometric recognition technology and protecting any biometric identifier information collected.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0270-2024 Special activation of the Open Streets program on certain holidays and time periods with significant pedestrian traffic.
Introduced by Rita C. Joseph
intro.nyc/0279-2024 Black & BIPOC Care Package - Creating a task force to consider the impact of slavery and past injustices for African Americans in New York city and reparations for such injustices.
Introduced by Farah N. Louis
intro.nyc/0291-2024 Increasing civil penalties for idling infractions by trucks and buses.
Introduced by Julie Menin
intro.nyc/0341-2024 Enacted Requiring the NYC DOE to report the number of students reported to the office of school health as having a diagnosis of sickle cell disease or trait.
Introduced by Mercedes Narcisse
intro.nyc/0353-2024 Installation of solar photovoltaic systems on city-owned property.
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0354-2024 Utilizing city-owned lots for energy storage systems.
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0359-2024 Including food service establishment, retail establishments, and health clubs in the opioid antagonist program.
Introduced by Chi A. Ossé
intro.nyc/0360-2024 The fees charged in a residential rental real estate transaction.
Introduced by Chi A. Ossé
intro.nyc/0361-2024 De-escalation and trauma-informed training for department of homeless services employees.
Introduced by Chi A. Ossé
intro.nyc/0362-2024 A report on the outreach and distribution of pre-exposure prophylaxis throughout the city of New York.
Introduced by Chi A. Ossé
intro.nyc/0397-2024 Amending the nuisance abatement law regarding the sale or delivery of cannabis.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0407-2024 Sales of cooperative apartments.
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
intro.nyc/0408-2024 Creating a division within the department of small business services to assist street vendors and requiring the commissioner of small business services to update the department’s programs to facilitate street vendor access.
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
intro.nyc/0417-2024 Creation of a plan to develop more dog runs located in parks under the jurisdiction of the department of parks and recreation.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler
intro.nyc/0421-2024 Providing tenants the option of paying a security deposit in six equal monthly installments.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0423-2024 Procedures following the death of an individual in custody of the department of correction and a report on compassionate release.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0425-2024 Limiting the use of facial recognition technology in residential buildings.
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0429-2024 Periodic inspections of gas piping systems, ordinary plumbing work, reestablishing the plumbing and fire suppression piping contractor license board, piping systems, emergency work, fire suppression piping work, and seizure.
Introduced by Pierina Ana Sanchez
intro.nyc/0431-2024 Ensuring business licensing and regulatory compliance of all mobile food and general vendors.
Introduced by Pierina Ana Sanchez
intro.nyc/0435-2024 Expanding availability of rapid testing for sexually transmitted infections.
Introduced by Pierina Ana Sanchez
intro.nyc/0439-2024 Tracking mitigation strategies in final environmental impact statements as part of the uniform land use review process.
Introduced by Pierina Ana Sanchez
intro.nyc/0450-2024 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/0468-2024 Department of transportation posting information on traffic control device and speed reducer requests on its website.
Introduced by Nantasha M. Williams
intro.nyc/0469-2024 Requiring a study and report on in-person altercations among youth and their associated activity on online platforms.
Introduced by Nantasha M. Williams
intro.nyc/0473-2024 Offering community service in lieu of civil penalties for certain littering violations.
Introduced by Nantasha M. Williams
intro.nyc/0480-2024 Police department transparency in the use of surveillance technology.
Introduced by Julie Won
intro.nyc/0497-2024 Background checks for child care providers, employees, and volunteers.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu
intro.nyc/0500-2024 Development and distribution of materials on the risks of keeping a gun in the home.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu
intro.nyc/0501-2024 Background checks for child care providers, employees, and volunteers.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu
intro.nyc/0502-2024 Background checks for child care providers, employees, and volunteers.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu
intro.nyc/0539-2024 Prohibition on sharing location data with third parties.
Introduced by Justin L. Brannan
intro.nyc/0557-2024 Adding a 311 complaint category for unlicensed cannabis retailers.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0570-2024 Creating a land bank.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0571-2024 Establishment of a Wards Island affordable housing task force.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0610-2024 A vehicle theft prevention program.
Introduced by Linda Lee
intro.nyc/0621-2024 Expanding the definition of tenant harassment to include unlawful evictions and expanding the certificate of no harassment program to include unlawful evictions.
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0622-2024 Injunctive relief for lawful occupants of rental units.
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0623-2024 Increasing penalties for unlawful evictions.
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0641-2024 Nutrition standards and beverage options for children’s meals served in food service establishments.
Introduced by Kevin C. Riley
intro.nyc/0666-2024 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/0667-2024 Requiring a workers’ rights training for certain fast food employees
Introduced by Carmen N. De La Rosa
intro.nyc/0670-2024 NYC agencies policies regarding work-related communications during non-work hours
Introduced by Carmen N. De La Rosa
intro.nyc/0713-2024 Requiring alternating high and low, two-toned signal devices on emergency vehicles
Introduced by Carlina Rivera
intro.nyc/0734-2024 Establishing prevailing wage requirements for city-contracted human service workers
Introduced by Althea V. Stevens
intro.nyc/0736-2024 Establish a rat contraceptive pilot program.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu
intro.nyc/0737-2024 Establishing gratuity standards for food delivery workers.
Introduced by Shaun Abreu
intro.nyc/0738-2024 Requiring third-party food delivery services that solicit gratuities to do so before or at the same time an online order is placed
Introduced by Shaun Abreu
intro.nyc/0746-2024 The improvement of paved medians through the planting of vegetation or use in stormwater management
Introduced by Oswald Feliz
intro.nyc/0748-2024 Improvement, formalization, or creation of trails.
Introduced by James F. Gennaro
intro.nyc/0749-2024 Creation of an office of residential displacement remediation and establishing a residential displacement remediation online portal.
Introduced by Jennifer Gutiérrez
intro.nyc/0750-2024 Timeframe to correct department of buildings violations, requiring additional documentation when an owner seeks to demolish a building, and expanding the certification of no harassment program.
Introduced by Jennifer Gutiérrez
intro.nyc/0751-2024 Creation of a residential fire emergency response guide.
Introduced by Jennifer Gutiérrez
intro.nyc/0771-2024 Requiring distribution of information regarding phone interpretation services.
Introduced by Linda Lee
intro.nyc/0774-2024 Sidewalk shed inspections.
Introduced by Christopher Marte
intro.nyc/0775-2024 Anti-discrimination training on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression for senior service providers
Introduced by Christopher Marte
intro.nyc/0782-2024 Preemptive outreach to property owners subject to municipal property taxes.
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0783-2024 Public recording of tax liens.
Introduced by Sandy Nurse
intro.nyc/0798-2024 Abolishing the criminal group database and prohibiting the establishment of a successor database.
Introduced by Althea V. Stevens
intro.nyc/0800-2024 Tree maintenance prioritization
Introduced by Nantasha M. Williams
intro.nyc/0803-2024 Protests of agency procurement decisions
Introduced by Julie Won
intro.nyc/0808-2024 Information required in job listings.
Introduced by Selvena N. Brooks-Powers
intro.nyc/0814-2024 Updating stormwater management plans and reports
Introduced by James F. Gennaro
intro.nyc/0815-2024 Creation of an inland flood hazard area map, climate adaptation planning, and resilient construction for inland areas.
Introduced by James F. Gennaro
intro.nyc/0817-2024 Study and report on the feasibility of a low-cost and city-sponsored renter’s insurance program.
Introduced by Jennifer Gutiérrez
intro.nyc/0838-2024 Application for New York city identity cards by incarcerated persons.
Introduced by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
intro.nyc/0859-2024 Requiring third-party food delivery services and third-party courier services to provide food delivery workers with information underlying their pay calculations
Introduced by Shaun Abreu
intro.nyc/0865-2024 Records of the chief medical examiner that relate to work-related fatal injuries in the workplace, and to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reporting on workplace fatalities.
Introduced by Carmen N. De La Rosa
intro.nyc/0870-2024 Annual report on compliance with the Americans with disabilities act standards for accessible design by the department of parks and recreation, and to repeal and replace section 18-143 of the administrative code of the city of New York.
Introduced by Shahana K. Hanif
intro.nyc/0896-2024 Limiting nighttime illumination for certain buildings.
Introduced by Francisco P. Moya
intro.nyc/0900-2024 Installing drinking fountains in public spaces.
Introduced by Keith Powers
intro.nyc/0902-2024 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/0908-2024 Mayor's Desk for Signature Requiring council advice and consent for certain commissioners.
Introduced by Adrienne E. Adams
intro.nyc/0963-2024 Privacy of communications of individuals in the custody of the department of correction.
Introduced by Gale A. Brewer
intro.nyc/0969-2024 Removal of harmful tree species
Introduced by Linda Lee
intro.nyc/0978-2024 Requiring the 311 customer service center to provide relevant resources in response to tree pruning-related requests
Introduced by Nantasha M. Williams
intro.nyc/0980-2024 Increasing penalties for violations of requirements that apply to immigration assistance services.
Introduced by Julie Won