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Monday, 6/18/2018

1:00pm

Room 412

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Transportation & the Environment Public Roundtable

The Committee on Transportation & the Environment will hold a Public Hearing on the following Matter:

  • DC Circulator Operations & Maintenance Services Contract

The Committee invites the public to testify or to submit written testimony, which will be made a part of the official record. Anyone wishing to testify should contact Ms. Aukima Benjamin, Staff Assistant to the Committee on Transportation and the Environment, at (202) 724-8062 or via e-mail at  abenJamin@dccouncil.us. Persons representing organizations will have five minutes to present their testimony. Individuals will have three minutes to present their testimony. Witnesses should bring eight copies of their written testimony and should submit a copy of their testimony electronically to abenJamin@dccouncil.us.

Thursday, 6/21/2018

9:30am

Room 412

Committee of the Whole Public Hearing

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

  • Bill 22-434, the "Targeted Historic Assistance Amendment Act of 2017"

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 Tuesday, June 19,2018. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 15 copies of written testimony. If submitted by the close of business on March 23, 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.dccounciLus. Hearing materials, including a draft witness list, can be accessed 24 hours in advance of the hearing at http://www.chairmanmendelson.com/circulation.

Thursday, 6/21/2018

9:30am

Room 123

Judiciary & Public Safety Public Hearing

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

  • Bill 22-780, the "Intrafamily Offenses and Anti-Stalking Orders Amendment Act of 2018"
  • PR 22-838, the "District of Columbia Board of Elections Michael Bennett Confirmation Resolution of 2018"

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)724-7808, and provide their name, telephone number, organizational affiliation, and title (if any), by close of business Monday, June 18. 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, 6/21/2018

11:00am

Room 412

Committee of the Whole Public Roundtable

The Committee of the Whole will hold a Public Roundtable on the following Leigislation:

  • PR22-834, Historic Preservation Review Board Marnique Heath Confirmation Resolution of 2018
  • PR22-835, Historic Preservation Review Board Brian Crane Confirmation Resolution of 2018
  • PR22-836, Historic Preservation Review Board Andrew Aurbach Confirmation Resolution of 2018
  • PR22-837, Historic Preservation Review Board Gretchen Pfaehler Confirmation Resolution 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 Tuesday, June 19, 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 June 19, 2018 the testimony will be distributed to Councilmembers before the roundtable. Witnesses should limit their testimony to four minutes; less time will be allowed ifthere are a large number of witnesses. 

Thursday, 6/21/2018

11:00am

Room 500

Labor & Workforce Development Public Oversight Roundtable

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

  • “The District of Columbia’s First Source Hiring Law”

Those who wish to testify before the Committee are asked to contact Ms. Charnisa Royster at labor@dccouncil.us or (202) 724-7772 by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19, 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.

Friday, 6/22/2018

10:00am

Room 500

Health Public Hearing

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

  • B22-0688, The Athletic Trainers Clarification Amendment Act of 2018
  • B22-0689, Omnibus Assisted Living Residence Improvement and Quality Long Term Care Act of 2018
  • B22-0690, Study of Long-Term Care Services and Supports Act of 2018
  • B22-0742, The Mental Health Information Disclosure Amendment Act OF 2018
  • B22-0743, The Preservation of Electronic Recordings of Meetings Amendment Act of 2018
  • B22-0784, The Certified Professional Midwife Act of 2018
  • B22-0785, The Patient Centered Maternal Care Program Act of 2018
  • B22-0790, The Student Certificate of Health Amendment Act of 2018
  • B22-0807, The Medical Necessity Review Criteria Amendment Act of 2018
  • B22-0808, The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative Act of 2018

The Committee invites the public to testify at the hearing. Those who wish to testify should contact Malcolm Cameron, Committee Legislative Analyst at (202) 654-6179 or mcameron@dccouncil.us, and provide your name, organizational affiliation (if any), and title with the organization, preferably by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20, 2018.

Monday, 6/25/2018

11:00am

Room 500

Education Public Hearing

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

  • B22-504, the "Student Loan Debt Forgiveness Act of 2017" and
  • B22-692, the "Youth Mentoring Initiative Establishment Act of 2018"

If you are unable to testify at the hearing, written statements are encouraged and will be made a part of the official record. Written statements should be submitted by email to Ashley Strange, Committee Assistant, at astrange@dccouncil.us. or by ·post to the Committee on Education, Council of the District of Columbia, Suite 116 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004. The record will close at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, July 9, 2018.

Tuesday, 6/26/2018

10:00am

Room 500

Legislative Meeting

Legislative Meeting

Wednesday, 6/27/2018

10:00am

Room 123

Business & Economic Development and Transportation & the Environment Joint Public Hearing

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

  • B22-561, - the "Crummell School Site Surplus and Disposition Approval Act of 2017"
  • B22-598, - the "Parcel 42 Declaration and Disposition Approval Act of 2017"
  • B22-653, - the "Extension of Time to Dispose of 8th & O Streets, N.W., Act of 2018"
  • B22-821, - the "Square 2892, Lot 0105 Disposition Act of 2018"

 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, June 25th. Representatives of organizati_ons 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 ten 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, 6/27/2018

2:00pm

Room 500

Judiciary & Public Safety Public Hearing

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

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)724-7808, and provide their name, telephone number, organizational affiliation, and title (if any), by close of business Friday, June 22. 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, 6/28/2018

10:30am

Room 120

Committee of the Whole Public Roundtable

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

  • PR22-848, Contract Appeals Board Marc D. Loud, Sr. Confirmation Resolution of 2018

Those who wish to testify are asked to email the Committee of the Whole at cow@dccouncil.us, or call Evan Cash at (202) 724-8196, and to  provide your name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business Tuesday, June 26, 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 June 26,  2018 the testimony will be distributed to Councilmembers before the roundtable. Witnesses should limit their testimony to four minutes; less time will be allowed if there are a large number of witnesses.

Thursday, 6/28/2018

11:00am

Room 500

Transportation & Judiciary Public Safety Public Roundtable

The Transportation & Judicicary Public Safety will hold a Public Roundtable on the following matter:

  • Department of General Services Public Security Contracts

The Committee invites the public to testify or to submit written testimony, which will be made a part of the official record. Anyone wishing to testify should contact Ms. Aukima Benjamin, Staff Assistant to the Committee on Transportation and the Environment, at (202) 724-8062 or via e-mail at abenjamin@dccouncil.us. Persons representing organizations will have five minutes to present their testimony. Individuals will have three minutes to present their testimony. Witnesses should bring eight copies of their written testimony and should submit a copy of their testimony electronically to abenjamin@dccouncil.us.

Thursday, 6/28/2018

12:30pm

Room 412

Human Service Public Hearing

The Committee on Human Service will like to hold a Public Hearing on the following matter:

  •  B22-97,"Foster Parent Pre-Service Training Regulation 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 humanservices@dccouncil.us or at (202) 724-8170, and provide their name, telephone number, organizational affiliation, and title (if any), by close of business Tuesday, June 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 are encouraged to bring twenty single-sided copies of their written testimony.

Thursday, 6/28/2018

2:30pm

Room 123

Judiciary & Public Safety Public Oversight Roundtable

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

  • "The Department of Corrections and Unauthorized Inmate Releases”

The Committee will only hear from government witnesses at the roundtable. Public witnesses are encouraged to submit written testimony to the Committee to include in the official record, and an opportunity for oral testimony will be scheduled for a later date. Copies of written statements should be submitted to the Committee at judiciary@dccouncil.us. The record will close at the end of the business day on July 12, 2018.

Friday, 6/29/2018

11:00am

Room 412

Transportation & the Enviroment & Education Joint Public Roundtable

The Committee on Transportation & the Environment & the Committee on Education will hold a Joint Public Roundtable on the following Matter:

  •  Summer Modernizations of District of Columbia Public Schools

The Committee invites the public to testify or to submit written testimony, which will be made a part of the official record. Anyone wishing to testify should contact Ms. Aukima Benjamin, Staff Assistant to the Committee on Transportation and the Environment, at (202) 724-8062 or via e-mail at abenjamin@dccouncil.us. Persons representing organizations will have five minutes to present their testimony. Individuals will have three minutes to present their testimony. Witnesses should bring eight copies of their written testimony and should submit a copy of their testimony electronically to abenjamin@dccouncil.us.

Monday, 7/2/2018

2:00pm

Room 412

Committee of the Whole Public Hearing

The Committee of the Whole would like to hold a Public Hearing on the following matter:

  • Bill 22-234, the “Leaf Blower Regulation Amendment Act of 2017" 
  • Bill 22-839, the "Amplified Noise Amendment 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, June 28, 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 June 28, 2018 the testimony will be distributed to Councilmembers before the hearing. Witnesses should limit their testimony to three minutes; less time will be allowed if there are a large number of witnesses. Legnthier testimony may be presented by prior arrangement with the Committee. 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. Hearing materials, including a draft witness list, can be accessed 24 hours in advance of the hearing at http://www.chairmanmendelson.com/circulation.

Friday, 7/6/2018

10:00am

Room 120

Finance & Revenue Public Hearing

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

  • B22-667, the “District of Columbia Education Charitable Donations Amendment Act of 2018"

 The Committee invites the public to testify at the hearing. Those who wish to testify should contact Sarina Toy, 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 Thursday, July 5, 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 .

Tuesday, 7/10/2018

10:00am

Room 500

Additional Legislative Meeting

Additional Legislative Meeting

Tuesday, 7/10/2018

10:00am

Room 500

Additional Committee of the Whole Meeting

Additional Committee of the Whole Meeting

Wednesday, 7/11/2018

9:30am

Room 123

Judiciary & Public Safety Public Hearing

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

  • B22-0472, the "Protection from Sexual Extortion Amendment Act of 2017"
  • B22-0628, the "Revised Synthetics Abatement and Full Enforcement Drug Control 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)724-7808, and provide their name, telephone number, organizational affiliation, and title (if any),by close of business Friday, July 6. Representatives of organizations will be allowed a maximum of five minutes for oral testimony, and individuals will be allowed a maximum of three minutes.

Wednesday, 7/11/2018

10:00am

Room 500

Health Public Hearing

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

  • B22-0480, VULNERABLE POPULATION AND EMPLOYER PROTECTION AMENDMENT ACT OF 2017
  • B22-0558, COMMUNITY HEALTH INVESTMENT AMENDMENT ACT OF 2017
  • B22-0666, WOMEN, INFANTS, AND CHILDREN PROGRAM EXPANSION ACT OF 2018
  • B22-0687, ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES TASK FORCE ACT OF 2018
  • B22-0744, THE OPTOMETRY PRACTICE AMENDMENT ACT OF 2018
  • B22-0751, THE NEWBORN SCREENING AMENDMENT ACT OF 2018
  • B22-0758, THE BETTER ACCESS FOR BABIES TO INTEGRATED EQUITABLE SERVICES ACT OF 2018
  • B22-0766, THE SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND OPIOID OVERDOSE PREVENTION AMENDMENT ACT OF 2018

 The Committee invites the public to testify at the hearing. Those who wish to testify should contact Malcolm Cameron, Committee Legislative Analyst at (202) 654-6179 or mcameron@dccouncil.us, and provide your name, organizational affiliation (if any), and title with the organization, preferably by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, July 9, 2018.

Wednesday, 7/11/2018

11:00am

Room 412

Government Operation Public Hearing

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

  • B22-0805 - Veterans Cyber Academy Pilot Program Act of 2018
  • B22-0806 - Veterans Emergency Food Program Act of 2018

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, July 10, 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.

Wednesday, 7/11/2018

1:00pm

Room 120

Labor & Workforce Development Public Oversight Roundtable

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

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

Those who wish to testify before the Committee are asked to contact Ms. Chamisa Royster at labor@dccouncil.us or (202) 724-7772 by noon on Monday, July 9,2018, 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.