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Wednesday, 1/28/2015

2:00pm

Room 123

Committee on Education Meeting (cancelled)

Meeting has been cancelled.

Thursday, 1/29/2015

9:00am

Room 500

Business, Consumer, and Regulatory Affairs Roundtable

The Committee on Business, Consumer, and Regulatory Affairs will conduct a Public Roundtable to review public utilities, cable television, and motion picture television development.

 

Individuals and representatives of organizations who wish to testify at the public roundtable are asked to contact Ms. Faye Caldwell, Special Assistant to the Committee on Business, Consumer, and Regulatory Affairs, at (202) 727-6683, or via e-mail at fcaldwell@dccouncil.us and furnish their names, addresses, telephone numbers, and organizational affiliation, if any, by the close of business Tuesday, January 27, 2015.

Thursday, 1/29/2015

11:00am

Room 412

Committee on Health and Human Services Public Hearing on B21-8

The Committee on Health and Human Services, will conduct a public hearing on Bill 21-8, the "Health Benefit Exchange Authority Financial Sustainability Amendment Act of 2015".

The purpose of this bill is to amend the Health Benefit Exchange Authority Establishment Act of 2011 to provide for the financial sustainability of the Health Benefit Exchange Authority.

Those who wish to testify should contact Cory Davis, Legislative Assistant to the Committee on Health and Human Services, at 202-741-0904 or via e-mail at cdavis@dccouncil.us, and provide their name, address, telephone number, organizational

affiliation and title (if any) by close of business on Tuesday, January 27, 2015.

Friday, 1/30/2015

10:00am

Room 412

Committee on Business, Consumer, and Regulatory Affairs Public Oversight Hearing : FY2014 SYEP

The Committee on Business, Consumer, and Regulatory Affairs will conduct a public oversight roundtable to review the Fiscal Year 2014 Summer Youth Employment Program.

Individuals and representatives of organizations who wish to testify at the public oversight roundtable are asked to contact Ms. Faye Caldwell, Special Assistant to the Committee on

Business, Consumer, and Regulatory Affairs, at (202) 727-6683, or via e-mail at fcaldwell@dccouncil.us and furnish their name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and

organizational affiliation, if any, by the close of business Wednesday, January 28, 2015.

Friday, 1/30/2015

12:00pm

Room 500

Committee of the Whole & Health and Human Services Joint Public Roundtable

The Committee of the Whole & Committee on Health and Human Services will conduct a Joint Public Roundtable on "Homelessness in the District of Columbia".

 

This roundtable is the first in a series of joint oversight hearings to be held by the committees regarding homelessness. Those who wish to testify are asked to contact the Committee of the Whole, at (202) 724-8196, or Alana Intrieri, Legislative Counsel, at aintrieri@dccouncil.us, and provide their name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business Wednesday, January 28, 2015. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 15 copies of written testimony. If submitted by the close of business on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, the' testimony will be distributed to Council Members before the hearing. Witnesses should limit their testimony to four minutes; less time will be allowed if there·are a large number of witnesses.

Monday, 2/2/2015

11:00am

Room 500

Committee on Health and Human Services Hearing

The Committee on Health and Human Services will have a Public Hearing on the following legislation:

 

For those who wish to testify should contact Cory Davis, Legislative Assistant to the Committee on Health and Human Services, at 202-741-0904 or via e-mail at cdavis@dccouncil.us, and provide their name, address, telephone number, organizational
affiliation and title (if any) by close of business on Thursday, January 29, 2015. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 15 copies of written testimony. If submitted by the close of business on Thursday, January 29, 2015, 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.

Tuesday, 2/3/2015

10:00am

Room 500

Wednesday, 2/4/2015

11:00am

Room 500

Committee on the Transportation and Environment Hearing

The Committee on the Transportation and Environment will conduct a Public Oversight Roundtable on “The District Department of Transportation's Comprehensive Assessment on Streetcar Propulsion Technology”.

The purpose of the roundtable is to review the results and recommendations of DDOT's Comprehensive Assessment on Streetcar Propulsion Technology, available at  http://www.dcstreetcar.com/about/resources/studiesreports/. The Committee invites the public to testify or to submit written testimony, which will be made a part of the official Hearing Record. Anyone wishing to testify should contact Adam Gutbezahl, Legislative Counsel for the Committee on Transportation and the Environment, at (202) 724-8062 or via e-mail at agutbezahl@dccouncil.us.

Wednesday, 2/4/2015

11:00am

Room 412

Committee on Health & Human Services Hearing

The Committee on Health & Human Services will conduct a public hearing on Bill 21-7, the “Behavioral Health Coordination of Care Amendment Act of 2015” .

Those who wish to testify should contact Cory Davis, Legislative Assistant to the Committee on Health and Human Services, at 202-7 41-0904 or via e-mail at cclavis@dccouncil.us, and provide their name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business on Monday, February 2, 2015. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 15 copies of written testimony.

Wednesday, 2/4/2015

2:00pm

Room 123

Committee on Education Hearing

The Committee on Education will conduct a Public Hearing on Bill 21-0001, Pre-K Student Discipline Amendment Act of 2015 and Student Discipline Practices and Procedures in Public Schools.

Those who wish to testify are asked to telephone the Committee .on Education, at (202)724-8061, or email Ade Adenariwo, Administrative Assistant, at aadenariwo@dccouncil.us, and provide their name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business Monday, February 2, 2015. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 15 copies of written testimony.

Thursday, 2/5/2015

9:30am

Room 500

Committee of the Whole Public Briefing on FY2014 CAFR

The Committee of the Whole will conduct a Public Briefing on the Fiscal Year 2014 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).

 

The Council of the District of Columbia hereby gives notice of its intention to hold public oversight hearings on agency performances for FY 2014 and FY 2015. The hearings will begin Monday, February 9, 2015 and conclude on Friday, March 13, 2015 and will take place in the Council Chamber (Room 500), Room 412, Room 120, and Room 123 of the John A. Wilson Building; 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.; Washington, DC 20004.

Persons wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit written testimony in advance of each hearing to Nyasha Smith, Secretary to the Council of the District of Columbia; Suite 5; John A. Wilson Building; 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.; Washington, DC 20004. If a written statement cannot be provided prior to the day of the hearing, please have at least 10 copies of your written statement available on the day of the hearing for immediate distribution to the Council. The hearing record will close two business days following the conclusion of each respective hearing. Persons submitting written statements for the record should observe this deadline. For more information about the Council's budget performance oversight hearing schedule, please contact the Council's Office of the Budget Director at (202) 724-8544.

Thursday, 2/5/2015

2:00pm

Room 412

Committee on the Judiciary & Finance & Revenue Joint Hearing

Committee on the Judiciary & Finance & Revenue joint hearing.

Friday, 2/6/2015

11:00am

Room 412

Committee on Health & Human Services Hearing

The Committee on Health & Human Services will conduct a public hearing on Bill 21-20, the "Access to Contraceptives Amendment Act of 2015".

The purpose of this bill is to amend the Women's Health and Cancer Rights Federal Law Conformity Act of 2000 to require that a health benefits plan authorize the dispensing of up to 12 months of a woman's prescription for contraception at one time.

Those who wish to testify should contact Cory Davis, Legislative Assistant to the Committee on Health and Human Services, at 202-741-0904 or via e-mail at cdavis@clccouncil.us, and provide their name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business on Wednesday, February 4, 2015.

Monday, 2/9/2015

10:00am

Room 500

Joint Public Hearing on B21-023 & B21-025

The Committees on Business, Consumer, and Regulatory Affairs,  Finance and Revenue, and the Judiciary will conduct a joint public hearing on bills B21-023 and B21-025.

  • B21-023, the "Marijuana Legalization and Regulation Act of 2015"
  • B21-025, the "Prohibition of Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing Act of 2015"

Individuals and representatives of organizations who wish to testify at the public hearing are asked to contact Faye Caldwell of the Committee on Business, Consumer, and Regulatory Affairs at (202) 727-6683 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 Thursday, February 5, 2015.

Wednesday, 2/11/2015

10:00am

Room 500

Committee on Health and Human Services POH

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2014-2015

The Committee on Health & Human Services will conduct a Performance Oversight Hearing; the following agencies will testify:

  • Deputy Mayor for Health & Human Services
  • United Medical Center
  • Children and Youth Investment Corporation

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Rayna Smith, rsmith@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-741-2111.

Thursday, 2/12/2015

10:00am

Room 500

Committee on the Judiciary POH

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2014-2015

The Committee on the Judiciary  will conduct a Performance Oversight Hearing; the following agencies will testify:

  • Board of Elections
  • Office of Campaign Finance
  • Board of Ethics and Government Accountability
  • Office of Victim Services
  • Justice Grants Administration

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Katherine Mitchell, kmitchell@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-727-8275.

Thursday, 2/12/2015

11:00am

Room 412

Committee on Housing & Community Development POH

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2014-2015

The Committee on Housing & Community Development will conduct a Performance Oversight Hearing; the following agencies will testify:

  • Advisory Neighborhood Commission
  • Interfaith Council
  • Office of Religious Affairs
  • Office of Veteran's Affairs
  • Commission on Aging
  • Office on Aging

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Irene Kang, ikang@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-724-8198.

Friday, 2/13/2015

10:00am

Room 500

Committee on Health and Human Services POH

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2014-2015

The Committee on Health & Human Services will conduct a Performance Oversight Hearing; the following agency will testify:

  • Department of Behavioral Health

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Rayna Smith, rsmith@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-741-2111.

Wednesday, 2/18/2015

10:00am

Room 412

Committee on Health & Human Services POH

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2014-2015

The Committee on Health & Human Services will conduct a Performance Oversight Hearing; the following agency will testify:

  • Child and Family Services Agency

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Rayna Smith, rsmith@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-741-2111.

Wednesday, 2/18/2015

10:00am

Room 123

Committee on Education POH

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2014-2015

The Committee on Education will conduct a Performance Oversight Hearing; the following agency will testify:

  • Public Charter School Board

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Christina Henderson, chenderson@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-724-8191.

Wednesday, 2/18/2015

11:00am

Room 500

Committee on Transportation & Environment POH

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2014-2015

The Committee on Transportation & Environment will conduct a Performance Oversight Hearing; the following agencies will testify:

  • Department of Parks and Recreation
  • District Department of the Environment

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Nicole Rentz, nrentz@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-724-8062.

Wednesday, 2/18/2015

11:00am

Room 120

Committee on Housing & Community Development POH

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2014-2015

The Committee on Housing & Community Development will conduct a Performance Oversight Hearing; the following agencies will testify:

  • Advisory Commission on Caribbean Community Affairs
  • Advisory Committee to the Office of GLBT Affairs
  • Commission on African Affairs
  • Commission on African American Affairs
  • Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs
  • Commission on Latino Community Development
  • Office of Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs
  • Ofice of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Affairs
  • Office of Latino Affairs
  • Office on African Affairs
  • Youth Advisory Council
  • Commission on Women

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Irene Kang, ikang@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-724-8198.

Thursday, 2/19/2015

10:00am

Room 500

Committee on the Judiciary POH

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2014-2015

The Committee on the Judiciary  will conduct a Performance Oversight Hearing; the following agencies will testify:

  • Board of Elections
  • Office of Campaign Finance
  • Board of Ethics and Government Accountability
  • Office of Victim Services
  • Justice Grants Administration

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Katherine Mitchell, kmitchell@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-727-8275.

Thursday, 2/19/2015

10:00am

Room 412

Committee on Education POH

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2014-2015

The Committee on Education will conduct a Performance Oversight Hearing; the following agency will testify:

  • District of Columbia Public Schools (Public Witnesses Only)

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Christina Henderson, chenderson@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-724-8191.

Friday, 2/20/2015

10:00am

Room 500

Committee on Business, Consumer, and Regulatory Affairs POH

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2014-2015

The Committee on Business, Consumer, and Regulatory Affairs will conduct a Performance Oversight Hearing; the following agencies will testify:

  • Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration
  • Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs
  • Department of Employment Services
  • Department of Small and Local Business Development
  • Office of Risk Management
  • Office of Tenant Advocate
  • Workforce Investment Council

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Peter Johnson, pjohnson@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-727-6683.

Friday, 2/20/2015

10:00am

Room 412

Committee on Health & Human Services POH

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2014-2015

The Committee on Health & Human Services will conduct a Performance Oversight Hearing; the following agencies will testify:

  • Department of Disability Services
  • Office of Disability Rights

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Rayna Smith, rsmith@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-741-2111.

Monday, 2/23/2015

11:00am

Room 500

Committee on Transportation & Environment POH

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2014-2015

The Committee on Transportation & Environment will conduct a Performance Oversight Hearing; the following agencies will testify:

  • DC Water
  • Washington Aqueduct
  • Department of General Services

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Nicole Rentz, nrentz@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-724-8062.

Tuesday, 2/24/2015

10:00am

Room 500

Committee on Education POH

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2014-2015

The Committee on Education will conduct a Performance Oversight Hearing; the following agency will testify:

  • District of Columbia Public Schools (Government Witnesses Only)

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Christina Henderson, chenderson@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-724-8191.

Tuesday, 2/24/2015

10:00am

Room 412

Committee on Business, Consumer, and Regulatory Affairs POH

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2014-2015

The Committee on Business, Consumer, and Regulatory Affairs will conduct a Performance Oversight Hearing; the following agencies will testify:

  • Department of Insurance, Securities, and Banking
  • Office of Cable Television
  • Office of Motion Picture & Television Development
  • Office of People's Counsel
  • Public Access Corporation
  • Public Service Commission

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Peter Johnson, pjohnson@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-727-6683.

Wednesday, 2/25/2015

10:00am

Room 500

Committee on Finance & Revenue POH

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2014-2015

The Committee on Finance & Revenue will conduct a Performance Oversight Hearing; the following agencies will testify:

  • Washington Convention & Sports Authority (EventsDC)
  • Destination DC
  • Real Property Tax Appeals Commission
  • DC Lottery
  • Office of the Chief Financial Officer

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Sarina Loy, sloy@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-724-8058.

Wednesday, 2/25/2015

10:00am

Room 412

Committee on the Judiciary POH

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2014-2015

The Committee on the Judiciary will conduct a Performance Oversight Hearing; the following agencies will testify:

  • Fire and Emergency Medical Services
  • Office of Unified Communications
  • Office of Human Rights

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Katherine Mitchell, kmitchell@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-727-8275.

Wednesday, 2/25/2015

11:00am

Room 120

Committee on Health and Human Services POH

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2014-2015

The Committee on Health & Human Services will conduct a Performance Oversight Hearing; the following agencies will testify:

  • Healthcare Benefit Exchange
  • Department of Health Professional Licensing Boards

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Rayna Smith, rsmith@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-741-2111.

Thursday, 2/26/2015

10:30am

Room 412

Committee of the Whole POH

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2014-2015

The Committee of the Whole will conduct a Performance Oversight Hearing; the following agencies will testify:

  • University of the District of Columbia
  • Office of Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining
  • Office of Employee Appeals
  • Public Employee Relations Board
  • District of Columbia Auditor

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Cynthia LeFevre, clefevre@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-724-8092.

Thursday, 2/26/2015

11:00am

Room 500

Committee on Housing & Community Development POH

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2014-2015

The Committee on Housing & Community Development will conduct a Performance Oversight Hearing; the following agencies will testify:

  • Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Housing Production Trust Fund
  • Rental Housing Commission
  • District of Columbia Housing Authority
  • Housing Finance Agency

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Irene Kang, ikang@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-724-8198.

Thursday, 2/26/2015

11:00am

Room 123

Committee on Transportation & Environment POH

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2014-2015

The Committee on Transportation & Environment will conduct a Performance Oversight Hearing; the following agencies will testify:

  • Pedestrian Advisory Council
  • Bicycle Advisory Council
  • District Department of Transportation

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Nicole Rentz, nrentz@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-724-8062.