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Tuesday, 1/23/2018

10:00am

Room 500

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Committee of the Whole Meeting

Committee of the Whole Meeting

Wednesday, 1/24/2018

10:00am

Room 500

Finance & Revenue Public Roundtable

The Committee on Finance & Revenue will hold a Public Roundtable on the following Legislation:

  • PR22-235, "Sense of the Council in Support of a Ward 2 College Basketball Championship Resolution of 2017"
  • PR22-679, the "Commission on the Arts and Humanities Chinedu Felix Osuchukwu Confirmation Resolution of 2017"

The Committee invites the public to testify at the roundtable. Those who wish to testify should contact Sarina Loy, Committee Assistant at (202) 724-8058 or sloy@dccouncil.us, and provide your name, organizational affiliation (if any), and title with the organization by  10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. Witnesses should bring 15 copies of their written testimony to the roundtable. The Committee allows individuals 3 minutes to provide oral testimony in order to permit each witness an opportunity to be heard. Additional written  statements are encouraged and will be made part of the official record. Written statements may be submitted by e-mail to sloy@dccouncil.us or mailed to: Council of the District of Columbia, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Suite 114, Washington D.C. 20004. 

Wednesday, 1/24/2018

10:00am

Room 123

Business & Economic Development Public Roundtable

The Committee on Business & Economic Development will hold a Public Roundtable on the following Legislation:

  • PR22-596-The "Director of the Department of Small and Local Business Development Kristi C. Whitfield Confirmation Resolution of 2017"

The Committee invites the public to testify or to submit written testimony. Anyone wishing to testify at the hearing should contact the. Committee on Business and Economic Development via email at cautrey@dccouncil.us or at (202) 724-8053, and provide their name,  telephone number, organizational affiliation, and. title (if any), by close of business Monday, January 22nd. Representatives of organizations will be allowed a maximum of five minutes for oral testimony, and individuals will be allowed a maximum of three minutes.  Witnesses are encouraged to bring twenty single-sided copies of their written testimony and, if possible, also submit a copy of their testimony electronically in advance to cautrey@dccouncil.us

Wednesday, 1/24/2018

11:00am

Room 412

Government Operations Public Oversight Roundtable

The Committee on Government Operations will hold a Public Oversight Roundtable on:

  • Net Neutrality

Immediately following, the Committee will hold a Public Roundtable on the following Legislation:

  • PR22-0691, “Sense of the Council Opposing the Repeal of Net Neutrality Rules Resolution of 2017”

Individuals and representatives of organizations who wish to testify at the public hearing are asked to contact Faye Caldwell of the Committee  on Government Operations at (202) 724-6663 or by email at fcaldwell@dccouncil.us and provide their name(s), address, telephone number, email address, and organizational affiliation, if any, by close of business Tuesday, January 23, 2018. Each witness is requested to bring 20  copies of his/her written testimony. Representatives of organizations and government agencies will be limited to 5 minutes in order to permit  each witness an opportunity to be heard. Individual witnesses will be limited to 3 minutes.

Thursday, 1/25/2018

9:30am

Room 120

Judiciary & Public Safety Public Hearing

The Committee on the Judiciary & Public Safety will hold a Public Hearing on the following Legislation:

  • B22-189, the "Drug-Related Nuisance Abatement Amendment Act of 2017"
  • B22-312, the "D.C. Voting Rights Notification Act of 2017"
  • B22-345, the "Voter Registration Agency Amendment Act of 2017"
  • B22-519, the "Emergency and Non-Emergency Number Telephone Calling Systems Fund Amendment Act of 2017"

The Committee invites the public to testify or to submit written testimony. Anyone wishing to testify at the hearing should contact the Committee via email at judiciary@dccouncil.us or at (202) 727-8232, and provide their name, telephone number, organizational affiliation,  and title (if any), by close of business Friday, .January 19. 2018. Representatives of organizations will be allowed a maximum of five minutes for oral testimony, and individuals will be allowed a maximum of three minutes. Witnesses are encouraged to bring twenty single- sided copies of their written testimony and, if possible, also submit a copy of their testimony electronically in advance to judiciary@dccouncil.us.

Tuesday, 1/30/2018

2:00pm

Room 500

Education Public Hearing

The Committee on Education will hold a Public Hearing on the following Legislation:

  • B22-594, “Student Fair Access to School Act of 2017”
  • B22-179, “D.C. Public Schools Alternatives to Suspension Amendment Act of 2017”

 The Committee invites the public to testify or submit written testimony. Those who wish to testify may·sign-up online at http://bit.do/educationhearings or call the Committee on Education at (202) 724-8061 by 5:00 p.m. Friday. January 26. 2018. Persons wishing to  testify are encouraged to bring 10-15 copies of their written testimony.

Wednesday, 1/31/2018

10:00am

Room 412

Housing & Neighborhood Revitalization Public Hearing

The Committee on Housing & Neighborhood Revitalization will hold a Public Hearing on the following Legislation:

  • B22-0168, "Public Housing Credit Building Pilot Program Act of 2017"
  • B22-0444, "Public Housing Resident Bill of Rights Amendment Act of 2017"

 Those who wi&h to testify are requested to telephone the Committee on Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization, at (202) 724-8198, or email omontiel@dccouncil.us, and provide their name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any), by close  of business on January 30, 2018. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged to submit 15 copies of written testimony. Oral testimony should be limited to three minutes for individuals and five minutes for organizations.

Wednesday, 1/31/2018

10:00am

Room 500

Labor & Workforce Development Public Oversight Roundtable

The Committee on Labor & Workforce Development will hold a Public Oversight Roundtable on the following Legislation:

  • Implementation of Law 21-264, The Universal Paid Leave Act

Those who wish to testify before the Committee are asked to contact Ms. Charnisa Royster at labor@dccouncil.us or (202) 724-7772 by noon on Monday, January 29, 2018, to provide their name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any), as  well as the language of oral interpretation, if any, they require. Those wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 15 copies of written testimony. Those representing organizations will have five minutes to present their testimony, and other individuals will  have three minutes to present their testimony; less time will be allowed if there are a large number of witnesses.

Wednesday, 1/31/2018

10:00am

Room 123

Business & Economic Development Public Hearing

The Committee on Business & Economic Development will hold a Public Hearing on the following Legislation:

  • B22-112-THE "INTERSTATE INSURANCE PRODUCT REGULATION COMPACT ACT OF 2017"
  • B22-418-THE "RESTRICTIONS OF THE USE OF CREDIT INFORMATION AMENDMENT ACT OF 2017"
  • B22-529-THE "REBATE REFORM AMENDMENT ACT OF 2017"
  • B22-584-THE. "SERVICE CONTRACT REGULATION ACT OF 2017"
  • B22-610-THE "SERVICE CONTRACT REGULATION AND ENFORCEMENT ACT OF 2017"

The Committee invites the public to testify or to submit written testimony. Anyone wishing to testify at the hearing should contact the Committee on Business and Economic Development via email at cautrey@dccouncil.us or at (202) 724-8053, and provide their name,  telephone number, organizational affiliation, and title (if any), by close of business Monday, January 29th. Representatives of organizations will be allowed a maximum of five minutes for oral testimony, and individuals will be allowed a maximum of three minutes.  Witnesses are encouraged to bring twenty single-sided copies of their written testimony and, if possible, also submit a copy of their testimony electronically in advance to cautrey@dccouncil.us

Thursday, 2/1/2018

9:30am

Room 412

Judiciary & Public Safety Public Oversight Roundtable

The Committee on the Judiciary & Public Safety will hold a Public Oversight Roundtable on the following Matter:

  • The Department of Corrections

The Committee invites the public to testify or to submit written testimony. Anyone wishing to testify at the roundtable should contact the Committee via email at judiciary@dccouncil.us or at (202) 727-8232, and provide their name, telephone number, organizational  affiliation, and title (if any}, by close of business. Friday, Januarv 26, 2018. Representatives of organizations will be allowed a maximum of five minutes for oral testimony, and individuals will be allowed a maximum of three minutes. Witnesses should bring twenty double- sided copies of their written testimony and, if possible, also submit a copy of their testimony electronically in advance to judiciary@dccouncil.us.

Thursday, 2/1/2018

9:30am

Room 120

Thursday, 2/1/2018

10:00am

Room 123

Finance & Revenue Public Hearing

The Committee on Finance & Revenue will hold a Public Hearing on the following Legislation:

  • B22-460, the "Department of Health Smoking Cessation Fund Amendment Act of 2017"

The Committee invites the public to testify at the hearing. Those who wish to testify should contact Sarina Loy, Committee Assistant at (202) 724-8058 or sloy@dccouncil.us, and provide your name, organizational affiliation (if any}, and title with the organization by 10:00  a.m. on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Witnesses should bring 15 copies of their written testimony to the hearing. The Committee allows individuals 3 minutes to provide oral testimony in order to permit each witness an opportunity to be heard. Additional written statements are encouraged and will be made part of the official record. Written statements may be submitted by e-mail to sloy@dccouncil.us or mailed to: Council of the District of Columbia, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Suite 114, Washington D.C. 20004. 

Monday, 2/5/2018

11:30am

Room 123

Committee of the Whole Public Hearing

The Committee of the Whole will hold a Public Hearing on the following Legislation:

  • PR22-721, Board of Directors of the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission Chris Geldart Confirmation Resolution of 2018
  • PR22-722, Board of Directors of the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission Robert Bobb Confirmation Resolution of 2018

 Those who wish to testify are asked to email the Committee of the Whole at cow@dccouncil.us, or call Peter Johnson, Special Counsel at (202) 724-8083, and to provide your name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business Friday, February 2, 2018. Persons  wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 15 copies of written testimony. If submitted by the close of business on February 2, 2018 the testimony will be distributed to Councilmembers before the hearing. Witnesses should limit their testimony to four minutes; less time will be allowed if there  are a large number of witnesses. Copies of the legislation can be obtained through the Legislative Services Division of the Secretary of the Council's office or on http://lims.dccouncil.us

Tuesday, 2/6/2018

10:00am

Room 500

Legislative Meeting

Legislative Meeting

Wednesday, 2/7/2018

10:00am

Room 120

Finance & Revenue Public Hearing

The Committee on Finance & Revenue will hold a Public Hearing on the following Legislation:

  • B22-568, the “Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Dedicated Funding Act of 2017”
  • B22-513, the “University of the District of Columbia Leased Property Tax Abatement Amendment Act of 2017”

 The Committee invites the public to testify at the hearing. Those who wish to testify should contact Sarina Loy, Committee Assistant at (202) 724-8058 or sloy@dccouncil.us, and provide your name, organizational affiliation (if any), and title with the organization by 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. Witnesses should bring 15 copies of their written testimony to the hearing. The Committee allows individuals 3 minutes to provide oral testimony in order to permit each witness an opportunity to be heard. Additional written statements are encouraged and will be made part of the official record. Written statements may be submitted by e-mail to sloy@dccouncil.us or mailed to: Council of the District of Columbia, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Suite 114, Washington D.C. 20004.

Wednesday, 2/7/2018

10:00am

Room 123

Business & Economic Development Public Hearing

The Committee on Business & Economic Development will hold a Public Hearing on the following Legislation:

  • B22-161, the "Medical Marijuana Certified Business Enterprise Preference Amendment Act of 2017"
  • B22-537, the "Omnibus Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Amendment Act of 2017"
  • B22-585, the "Business Improvement Districts Tax Exemption Amendment Act 2017"
  • PR22-694, the "Revised ABRA Civil Penalty Schedule Resolution of 2017"

The Committee invites the public to testify or to submit written testimony. Anyone wishing to testify at the hearing should contact the Committee on Business and Economic Development via email at cautrey@dccouncil.us or at (202) 724-8053, and provide their name,  telephone number, organizational affiliation, and title (if any), by close of business Monday, February 5th. Representatives of orgariizations will be allowed a maximum of five minutes for oral· testimony, and individuals will be allowed a maximum of three minutes.  Witnesses are encouraged to bring twenty single-sided copies of their written testimony and, if possible, also submit a copy of their testimony electronically in advance to cautrey@dccouncil.us

Tuesday, 2/20/2018

10:00am

Room 500

Committee of the Whole Meeting

Committee of the Whole Meeting

Monday, 2/26/2018

11:30am

Room 412

Committee of the Whole Public Hearing

The Committee of the Whole will hold a Public Hearing on the following Legislation:

  • B22-117, Walter Alley Designation Act of 2017
  • B22-518, Ernest Everett Just Court Designation Act of 2017
  • B22-531, Louis Mailou Jones Alley Designation Act of 2017
  • B22-538, Watkins Alley Designation Act of 2017
  • B22-557, Israel Baptist Church Way Designation Act of 2017
  • B22-586, Al and Mary Arrighi Way Designation Act of 2017
  • B22-629, Swampdoodle Park Designation Act of2017 and
  • B22-664, Lawrence Boone, Sr. School Designation Act of 2018

Those who wish to testify are asked to email the Committee of the Whole at cow@dccouncil.us, or call Sydney Hawthorne at (202) 724-7130, and to provide your name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business Thursday, February 22, 2018. Persons wishing to  testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 15 copies of written testimony. If submitted by the close of business on February 22, 2018 the testimony will be distributed to Councilmembers before the hearing. Witnesses should limit their testimony to four minutes; less time will be allowed if there are a large  number of witnesses. Copies of the legislation can be obtained through the Legislative Services Division of the Secretary of the Council's office or on http://lims.dccouncil.us.