Shekar Krishnan

Jan 2022 - Dec 2025
District 25 (Queens)


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 2 bills in the current legislative session.

2 bills are in Committee Developing a strategic blueprint to reduce capital project durations by at least 25 percent.
with 9 sponsors Repealing the misdemeanor criminal penalties for general vendors and mobile food vendors.
with 20 sponsors

Sponsored Legislation

Council member Shekar Krishnan has sponsored 13 bills originally introduced by other Council members in the current legislative session. 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 Permitting street vendors to vend within two feet from the curb.
Introduced by Carmen N. De La Rosa 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 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 Post-employment activities of former elected officials.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler Post-employment activities of certain former public servants.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler The disposition of real property of the city.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler Installation of pedestrian lighting fixtures.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler Hazardous obstruction by vehicles and civilian complaints to the department of transportation for hazardous obstruction violations.
Introduced by Lincoln Restler 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 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 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 Suspension of alternate side parking regulations on Losar.
Introduced by Julie Won