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Council of the District of Columbia

John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004

LEGISLATIVE CALENDAR


Wednesday 6/28/2017

10:00am

Room 123

Business & Economic Development Public Hearing

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

  • B22-0148, THE "JACKSON SCHOOL LEASE RENEWAL AUTHORIZATION ACT OF 2017"
  • B22-0279, THE "CAPITOL RIVERFRONT BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT 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 Brandon Wallace at (202) 727-6683, or via e-mail at bwallace@dccouncil.us, and provide their name, telephone number, organizational affiliation, and title (if any) by close of business, June 26, 2017. Representatives of organizations will be allowed a maximum of five minutes for oral testimony, and individuals will be allowed a_ maximum of three minutes. However, the Chairperson reserves the right to adjust the time allocations. Witnesses should bring 15 single-sided copies of their written testimony and, if possible, also submit a copy of their testimony electronically to bwallace@dccouncil.us.

Wednesday 6/28/2017

10:00am

Room 500

Housing & Neighborhood Revitalization Public Hearing

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

  • B22-025, "Rental Housing Affordability Stabilization Amendment Act of 2017"
  • B22-100, "Preservation of Affordable Rent Control Housing Amendment Act of 2017"

Those who wish 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 June 27, 2017. 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.
 

Thursday 6/29/2017

9:00am

Room 500

Judiciary & Public Safety Public Hearing

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

  • B22-0192, the "Fair Elections 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) 727-8275, and provide their name, telephone number, organizational affiliation, and title (if any), by close of business Monday, June 26. 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.

Thursday 6/29/2017

12:30pm

Room 123

Labor & Workforce Development Additional Meeting

The Committee on Labor & Workforce Development will hold an Additional Meeting on the following Legislation:

  • PR22-0313, the "Office of Employee Appeals Jelani Freeman Confirmation Resolution of 2017"
  • PR22-361, the "Public Employee Relations Board Mary Anne Gibbons Confirmation Resolution of 2017"

Friday 6/30/2017

10:00am

Room 412

Education Public Roundtable

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

  • PR22-0323, Board of Library Trustees C. Brian Williams Confirmation Resolution of 2017

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 5:00p.m. Wednesday. June 28. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 15 copies of written testimony. Witnesses appearing on their own behalf should limit their testimony to three minutes; witnesses representing organizations should limit their testimony to five minutes.

Thursday 7/6/2017

1:00pm

Room 500

Government Operations Public Hearing

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

  • B22-318, Office on African American Affairs Establishment Act of 2017
  • B22-109, Commission on African American History and Culture Establishment Act of 2017
  • B22-165, The Grant Administration Amendment Act 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 Wednesday, July 5, 2017. 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. If you are unable to testify at the public hearing, written statements are encouraged and will be made a part of the official record. The official record will remain open until close of business Monday, July 10, 2017. Copies of written statements should be submitted to the Committee on Government Operations, Council of the District of Columbia, Suite 117 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004.

Monday 7/10/2017

9:30am

Room 500

Judiciary & Public Safety Public Hearing

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

  • B22-0008, the "Campaign Finance Transparency and Accountability Amendment Act of 2017"
  • B22-0032, the "Clean Elections Amendment Act of 2017"
  • B22-0051, the "Comprehensive Campaign Finance Reform Amendment Act of 2017"
  • B22-0107' the "Campaign Finance Reform 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) 727-8275, and provide their name, telephone number, organizational affiliation, and title (if any), by close of business Wednesday, July 5. 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 7/11/2017

10:00am

Room 500

Legislative Meeting

ADDITIONAL LEGISLATIVE MEETING

Tuesday 7/11/2017

10:00am

Room 500

Committee of the Whole Meeting

The Committee of the Whole will hold a regular Meeting.

Wednesday 7/12/2017

9:30am

Room 412

Judiciary & Public Safety Public Hearing

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

  • Bill 22-0080, the "Access to Justice for Immigrants Amendment Act of 2017"
  • Bill 22-0129, the "Street Harassment Prevention 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) 727-8275, and provide their name, telephone number, organizational affiliation, and title (if any), by close of business Friday, July 7. 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 7/12/2017

11:00am

Room 123

Health Public Oversight Hearing

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

  • "THE PROPOSED REPLACEMENT OF THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT AND ITS IMPACT ON DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA RESIDENTS"

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 10, 2017. 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 mcameron@dccouncil.us or mailed to: Council of the District of Columbia, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Suite 113, Washington D.C. 20004.

Thursday 7/13/2017

11:00am

Room 500

Housing & Neighborhood Revitalization Public Hearing

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

  • B22-0315, "TOPA Accessory Dwelling Unit Amendment Act of 2017"

Those who wish 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 July 12, 2017. 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.

Friday 7/14/2017

11:00am

Room 500

Transportation & the Environment Public Hearing

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

  • B22-257, the District of Columbia Green Finance Authority Act of 2017
  • PR22-261, the Sense of the Council Reaffirming the District's Commitment to Climate Change Action Resolution of 2017
  • PR22-356, Sense of the Council Regarding the Paris Agreement on Climate Change Resolution of 2017

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 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.