Councilmember Bass

Councilmember Bass

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Recent Legislation

  • Resolution 200275

    IN COUNCIL - FINAL PASSAGE on March 12, 2020

    SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA

    Urging the School District of Philadelphia and the State Board of Education to temporarily suspend the requirement to provide a doctor’s note after 3 days ...


  • Resolution 200274

    ADOPTED on March 12, 2020

    Recognizing, honoring, and congratulating the Academy of Vocal Arts on the occasion of its 85th Anniversary: 1934-2020.


  • Resolution 200273

    ADOPTED on March 12, 2020

    Recognizing and honoring the 80th Anniversary of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra.


  • Resolution 200267

    IN COUNCIL - FINAL PASSAGE on March 12, 2020

    Calling on the Philadelphia Police Department, as well as state and federal law enforcement officials, to establish clear boundaries and issue transparent policies regarding the ...


  • Resolution 200266

    ADOPTED on March 12, 2020

    Recognizing and honoring the Defender Association of Philadelphia for their tireless pursuit of justice for our indigent population and designating the day of March 18, ...


  • Resolution 200265

    ADOPTED on March 12, 2020

    POLICE DEPARTMENT PUBLIC SAFETY

    Authorizing the City Council Committee on Public Safety to hold hearings to investigate the Police Board of Inquiry’s disciplinary process within the Philadelphia Police Department.

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Representing District 8

Since 2012


Sponsored legislation by topic

40 REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

31 GERMANTOWN SPECIAL SERVICES DISTRICT

29 VACANT PROPERTY

28 PARKING REGULATIONS

14 REAL ESTATE TAX

14 PHILADELPHIA HOME RULE CHARTER

13 SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA

11 ZONING

9 CITY PLAN

9 STRIKE FROM & VACATE

8 ZONING AND PLANNING

8 ONE WAY STREET REGULATIONS

7 AGREEMENTS

6 PARKING REGULATIONS (TRUCKS)

5 MINIMUM WAGE

5 PAID

4 REFUSE AND LITTERING

4 VIOLENCE

4 MT. AIRY BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT

4 GUNS

4 PHILADELPHIA LAND BANK

4 AFFORDABLE HOUSING

4 CONTRACTS AND PROCUREMENT

4 ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICES

3 TRAFFIC CODE

3 GRANTS REVENUE FUND

3 WATER AND SEWER

3 FAIRMOUNT PARK SYSTEM

3 HEALTH CODE

3 PROMOTING HEALTHY FAMILIES AND WORKPLACES

3 EDUCATION

3 VENDORS

3 ENCROACHMENT

3 PROCUREMENT

3 REBUILD PROJECT STATEMENT

3 NEIGHBORHOOD TRANSFORMATION INITIATIVE

3 PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE

2 FREE LIBRARY OF PHILADELPHIA

2 FAIR PRACTICES

2 PHILADELPHIA GAS WORKS

2 SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA MUTUAL AID AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL COOPERATION AGREEMENT

2 GERMANTOWN REDEVELOPMENT AREA

2 FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS

2 SIDEWALK SALES

2 PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS

2 PAID SICK LEAVE

2 CITY DEPOSITORIES

2 SALES AND USE TAX AND HOTEL OCCUPANCY TAX

2 FIREARMS

2 SMOKING

2 LANDLORD AND TENANT

2 FARMERS' MARKETS

2 ADMINISTRATIVE ADJUDICATION OF PARKING VIOLATIONS

2 LABOR STANDARDS

2 PECO

2 CONDEMNATION

2 LEAD-BASED PAINT

2 FISHTOWN AREA BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT

2 SOUTH PHILLY MARKET DISTRICT

2 LEAD HAZARD DISCLOSURE

2 PREDATORY LENDING

2 OVERLAY ZONING DISTRICT

2 SCHOOL REFORM COMMISSION

2 AIRPORT

2 CHESTNUT HILL BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT

2 NICETOWN URBAN RENEWAL AREA

2 BUILDING CODE

2 WISTER III URBAN RENEWAL AREA

1 LEAD PAINT DISCLOSURE

1 NUISANCE BEHAVIOR

1 STUDENT LOAN DEBT

1 REVERSE MORTGAGES

1 PUBLIC SAFETY

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 HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION

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

1 REVENUE NEUTRAL RATE

1 HOMESTEAD EXCLUSION

1 PROHIBITION ON USE OF CERTAIN BAGS AND CHECKOUT BAG CHARGE

1 PROTECTIONS FOR DOMESTIC WORKERS

1 REFUNDS AND FORGIVENESS FOR POVERTY INCOME

1 DOMESTIC WORKERS

1 PHILADELPHIA ENERGY SOLUTIONS

1 COVID-19

1 UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND

1 100 BLACK WOMEN

1 INC

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 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 NEIGHBORHOOD IMPROVMENT DISTRICT

1 MAYORS COMMISSION ON AGING

1 LOCAL BIDDING PREFERENCES

1 DUMPSTERS

1 FIRST SOURCE JOBS POLICY

1 POLICE DEPARTMENT

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 SUGAR-SWEETENED BEVERAGE TAX

1 TOBACCO AND TOBACCO-RELATED PRODUCTS TAX

1 REVENUE DEPARTMENT

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 AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE

1 RUBBISH AND GARBAGE

1 OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES

1 POLICE ADVISORY BOARD

1 HOUSING TRUST FUND

1 PHILADELPHIA ACTIVITIES FUND

1 WATER QUALITY