Councilmember Bass

Councilmember Bass

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Recent Legislation

  • Resolution 190686

    ADOPTED on Sept. 12, 2019

    Authorizing City Council’s Committee on Global Opportunities and Creative/Innovative Economy to hold hearings regarding the Music Industry Task Force Report and Recommendations.


  • Resolution 190681

    ADOPTED on Sept. 12, 2019

    Celebrating the life and legacy of Toni Morrison and her magnificent contributions to American literature and culture.


  • Resolution 190680

    ADOPTED on Sept. 12, 2019

    Congratulating Reverend Dr. Alyn E. Waller on his “Silver Anniversary” at Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church.


  • Resolution 190678

    ADOPTED on Sept. 12, 2019

    Declaring September 15, 2019 through October 15, 2019 as Hispanic Heritage Month throughout the City of Philadelphia to honor the role that Hispanics have played ...


  • Resolution 190677

    IN COUNCIL - FINAL PASSAGE on Sept. 12, 2019

    Urging the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Selection Committee to elect Johnny Sample as a member, in recognition of his legacy as a pioneering athlete, ...


  • Resolution 190674

    ADOPTED on Sept. 12, 2019

    Supporting the National Minority Business Development Agency and recognizing October 7, 2019 through October 11, 2019 as “Philadelphia Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week,” which provides ...

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Representing District 8

Since 2012


Sponsored legislation by topic

40 REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

31 GERMANTOWN SPECIAL SERVICES DISTRICT

29 VACANT PROPERTY

25 PARKING REGULATIONS

13 REAL ESTATE TAX

12 PHILADELPHIA HOME RULE CHARTER

11 SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA

10 ZONING

8 ZONING AND PLANNING

8 CITY PLAN

8 ONE WAY STREET REGULATIONS

8 STRIKE FROM & VACATE

7 AGREEMENTS

5 MINIMUM WAGE

5 PARKING REGULATIONS (TRUCKS)

5 PAID

4 GUNS

4 REFUSE AND LITTERING

4 MT. AIRY BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT

4 VIOLENCE

4 CONTRACTS AND PROCUREMENT

4 AFFORDABLE HOUSING

3 PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE

3 GRANTS REVENUE FUND

3 WATER AND SEWER

3 PHILADELPHIA LAND BANK

3 FAIRMOUNT PARK SYSTEM

3 HEALTH CODE

3 PROMOTING HEALTHY FAMILIES AND WORKPLACES

3 VENDORS

3 ENCROACHMENT

3 PROCUREMENT

3 REBUILD PROJECT STATEMENT

3 NEIGHBORHOOD TRANSFORMATION INITIATIVE

3 TRAFFIC CODE

2 SIDEWALK SALES

2 NICETOWN URBAN RENEWAL AREA

2 EDUCATION

2 PAID SICK LEAVE

2 BUILDING CODE

2 FREE LIBRARY OF PHILADELPHIA

2 LEAD HAZARD DISCLOSURE

2 SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA MUTUAL AID AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL COOPERATION AGREEMENT

2 OVERLAY ZONING DISTRICT

2 GERMANTOWN REDEVELOPMENT AREA

2 PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS

2 CONDEMNATION

2 LANDLORD AND TENANT

2 FARMERS' MARKETS

2 CITY DEPOSITORIES

2 SALES AND USE TAX AND HOTEL OCCUPANCY TAX

2 FIREARMS

2 SCHOOL REFORM COMMISSION

2 AIRPORT

2 PECO

2 PREDATORY LENDING

2 LEAD-BASED PAINT

2 ADMINISTRATIVE ADJUDICATION OF PARKING VIOLATIONS

2 CHESTNUT HILL BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT

2 PHILADELPHIA GAS WORKS

2 FISHTOWN AREA BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT

2 WISTER III URBAN RENEWAL AREA

2 FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS

1 OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES

1 POLICE ADVISORY BOARD

1 HOUSING TRUST FUND

1 PHILADELPHIA ACTIVITIES FUND

1 WATER QUALITY

1 LEAD PAINT DISCLOSURE

1 NUISANCE BEHAVIOR

1 STUDENT LOAN DEBT

1 REVERSE MORTGAGES

1 PHILADELPHIA NAVAL SHIPYARD

1 GREEN ROOF

1 FEE FOR LOCAL USE

1 HOME INSPECTION

1 RESTRICTIVE COVENANT REGARDING USE FOR RETAIL FOOD SALE

1 SANCTUARY CITY

1 BABY DIAPER CHANGING STATIONS

1 HOSPITAL ASSESSMENTS

1 TASK FORCE ON RETIREMENT SECURITY FOR PRIVATE SECTOR EMPLOYEES IN PHILADELPHIA

1 LOGAN TRIANGLE/NCA OVERLAY DISTRICT

1 RETAINING WALLS

1 COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENTS ON RESIDENTIAL BLOCKFACES

1 PHILADELPHIA HEROIN EPIDEMIC

1 WASTE DISPOSAL

1 GAS COMMISSION

1 AIDS

1 COMPENSATION

1 CENTRAL TIOGA URBAN RENEWAL AREA

1 TAX REFORM COMMISSION

1 SEXUAL HARASSMENT

1 SENIOR CITIZEN LOW INCOME SPECIAL TAX PROVISIONS

1 PHILADELPHIA ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

1 HARD-WIRED SMOKE ALARMS

1 LOGAN REDEVELOPMENT AREA

1 PHARMACEUTICAL SALES AND MARKETING PRACTICES

1 COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF PHILADELPHIA

1 BED BUG INFESTATIONS

1 LABOR STANDARDS

1 USE OF AN AUTOMATED SPEED ENFORCEMENT SYSTEM TO IMPROVE SAFETY ON ROOSEVELT BOULEVARD

1 REVENUE NEUTRAL RATE

1 HOMESTEAD EXCLUSION

1 SOUTH PHILLY MARKET DISTRICT

1 PROHIBITION ON USE OF CERTAIN BAGS AND CHECKOUT BAG CHARGE

1 PROTECTIONS FOR DOMESTIC WORKERS

1 GENERAL FUND

1 PHILADELPHIA MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY

1 FINANCE

1 TAXES AND COLLECTIONS

1 ANIMALS

1 ETHICS

1 COMMITTEE INVESTIGATIONS

1 EASEMENTS

1 PARKS AND RECREATION

1 SOUTHWEST GERMANTOWN URBAN RENEWAL AREA

1 BUSINESS INCOME AND RECEIPTS TAXES

1 FEES

1 FIREFIGHTERS

1 SIDEWALK CAFES

1 WHITMAN URBAN RENEWAL AREA

1 FAIR PRACTICES

1 UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATION

1 PARKS

1 SEPTA

1 AUTOMATED RED LIGHT ENFORCEMENT SYSTEM

1 HISTORIC PRESERVATION

1 SCHOOL TAX AUTHORIZATION

1 CIGARETTE TAX

1 PHILADELPHIA FACILITIES MANAGEMENT CORPORATION

1 TAXES

1 LIBRARIES

1 PENNSYLVANIA BOARD OF PROBATION AND PAROLE

1 VIOLENCE REDUCTION

1 WEST OAK LANE REDEVELOPMENT AREA

1 FAIR USE OF CREDIT RATING INFORMATION IN EMPLOYMENT DECISIONS

1 MAYORS COMMISSION ON AGING

1 LOCAL BIDDING PREFERENCES

1 DUMPSTERS

1 FIRST SOURCE JOBS POLICY

1 PHILADELPHIA ENERGY AUTHORITY

1 FUND FOR PHILADELPHIA

1 INFORMATON TECHNOLOGY

1 EASTWICK URBAN RENEWAL AREA

1 PORT RICHMOND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ENTERPRISE

1 DUMPING

1 POLICE ADVISORY COMMISSION

1 EAST GERMANTOWN REDEVELOPMENT AREA

1 FISCAL IMPACT STATEMENTS

1 ALLEYS

1 DRIVEWAYS

1 AND RETAINING WALLS

1 ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY PLANS

1 SMOKING

1 SUGAR-SWEETENED BEVERAGE TAX

1 TOBACCO AND TOBACCO-RELATED PRODUCTS TAX

1 BLOCK PARTIES

1 ENERGY

1 HATE CRIMES

1 SAFETY

1 TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR LONGTIME OWNER-OCCUPANTS OF RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES

1 BOARD OF EDUCATION

1 LOCAL PERFORMING ARTISTS REQUIREMENT

1 COMMISSION ON UNIVERSAL PRE-KINDERGARTEN

1 DONATION BINS

1 ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICES

1 AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE

1 RUBBISH AND GARBAGE