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Council of the District of Columbia

John A. Wilson Building
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Washington, DC 20004

LEGISLATIVE CALENDAR


Monday 9/24/2018

10:00am

Room 120

Education Additional Meeting

The Committee on Education will hold a Meeting on the following Legislation:

  • Committee on Education Staff Appointment Resolution of 2018
  • B22-0776, the "DC Education Research Advisory Board and Collaborative Establishment Amendment Act of 2018"

Please contact Akeem Anderson, Committee Director, at 202-724-8185 or aanderson@dccouncil.us for additional information.

Monday 9/24/2018

10:00am

Room 123

Housing & Neighborhood Revitalization Additional Meeting

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

  • B22-0326: Advisory Neighborhood Commissions Purchase Cards Amendment Act of.2018
  •  B22-0348: Advisory Neighborhood Commission Candidate Proof of Residence Amendment Act of 2018
  •  B22-0570: Rental Housing Affordability Re-establishment Amendment Act of 2018

Monday 9/24/2018

11:00am

Room 412

Housing & Neighborhood Revitalization Public Hearing

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

  • B22-0804, "Housing Conversion and Eviction Clarification Amendment Act of 2018"
  • B22-0809, "Eviction with Dignity Act of 2018" and
  • B22-0461, "Eviction Prevention 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 September 18, 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.

Tuesday 9/25/2018

12:00pm

Room 412

Committee of the Whole Public Hearing

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

  • PR 22-888, Board of Trustees of the University of the District of Columbia General Errol Schwartz Confirmation Resolution of 2018
  • PR 22-889, Board of Trustees of the University of the District of Columbia Elaine Crider Confirmation Resolution of 2018
  • PR 22-890, Board of Trustees of the University of the District of Columbia Ken Gossinger Confirmation Resolution of 2018
  • PR 22-891, Board of Trustees of the University of the District of Columbia Anthony Tardd Confirmation Resolution of 2018
  • PR 22-892, Board of Trustees of the University of the District of Columbia Carolyn Rudd Confirmation Resolution of 2018 &
  • PR 22-893, Board of Trustees of the University of the District of Columbia Charlene Drew Jarvis Confirmation Resolution of 2018

Those who wish to testify are asked to email the Committee of the Whole at cow@dccouncil.us, or call Christina Setlow at (202) 724-4865, and to provide your name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business Friday, September 21, 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 September 21, 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. Hearing materials, including a draft witness list, can be accessed 24 hours in advance of the hearing at http://www.chairmanmendelson.com/circulation.

Tuesday 9/25/2018

1:00pm

Room 500

Judiciary & Public Safety Public Oversight Roundtable

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

  • The District’s Summer Public Safety and Crime Prevention Efforts

Anyone wishing to testify at the roundtable 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 Thursdav. September 20. 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

Wednesday 9/26/2018

10:00am

Room 120

Finance & Revenue Public Roundtable

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

  • PR22-969, "Board of Directors of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Jeff Marootian Confirmation Resolution o f 2018"

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, September 25, 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 9/26/2018

10:30am

Room 412

Committee of the Whole Public Hearing

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

  • Bill 22-465, Foreign Government Owned Vacant and Blighted Building Amendment Act of 2017

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 Monday, September 24, 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 September 24, 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. Hearing materials, including a draft witness list, can be accessed 24 hours in advance of the hearing at http://www.chairmanmendelson.com/circulation.

Thursday 9/27/2018

10:00am

Room 120

Education Public Roundtable

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

  • PR22-0928, the "Public Charter School Board Lea Crusey Confirmation Resolution of 2018"
  • PR22-0926, the "Public Charter School Board lyon Rosario Confirmation Resolution of 2018" and
  • PR22-0929, the "Board of Library Trustees Monte Monash Confirmation Resolution of 2018"

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 5:00pm Tuesday. September 25. 2018. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 15 copies of written testimony. Witnesses appearing on his or her own behalf should limit their testimony to three minutes; witnesses representing organizations should limit their testimony to five minutes.

Thursday 9/27/2018

11:30am

Room 412

Government Operations Public Hearing

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

  • B22-0842 - Commission on Archives and Record Management Act of 2018

Individuals and representatives of organizations who wish to testify at the public hearing are asked to contact Manny Geraldo of the Committee on Government Operations at (202) 724-6663 or by email at GovemmentOperations@dccouncil.us and provide their name(s), address, telephone number, email address,  and organizational affiliation, if any, by close of business Wednesday, September 26, 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 9/27/2018

1:30pm

Room 500

Transportation & the Environment & Judiciary & Public Safety Joint Public Roundtable

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

  • “Implementation of the Vision Zero Initiative and the Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Amendment Act of 2016”

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.

Tuesday 10/2/2018

11:00am

Room 500

Legislative Meeting

Legislative Meeting

Wednesday 10/3/2018

10:30am

Room 123

Business & Economic Development Public Hearing

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

  • B22-814, “Risk Management and Own Risk and Solvency Assessment Act of 2018”
  • B22-276, “Principal Based Reserves Amendment Act of 2017”
  • B22-432, “Financial Services Consumer Protection Act of 2017”
  • B22-422, “Protection of Seniors and Vulnerable Adults from Financial Exploitation 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 bmcclure@dccouncil.us or at (202) 727-3888, and provide their name, telephone number, organizational affiliation,  and title (if any), by close of business Monday, October 1st. 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 fifteen single-sided copies of their written  testimony and, if possible, also submit a copy of their testimony electronically in advance to bmcclure@dccouncil.us.

Thursday 10/4/2018

10:30am

Room 120

Judiciary & Public Safety Public Hearing

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

  • B22-314, the "Elephant Ivory and Rhinoceros Horn Trafficking Prohibition Act of 2017"
  • B22-445, the "Safe Access for Public Health Amendment Act of 2017"
  • B22-829, the "All-Terrain Vehicle Clarification Amendment Act of 2018 "
  • B22-838, the "Elder Abuse Response Team Act of 2018"
  • B22-843, the "Center for Firearm Violence Prevention Research Establishment Act of 2018"
  • B22-877, the "Protecting Immigrants from Extortion Amendment Act of 2018"
  • B22-907, the "Sexual Misconduct Sunshine Amendment 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 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, October 1. 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 m advance to judiciary@dccouncil.us.

Thursday 10/4/2018

11:00am

Room 412

Committee of the Whole Public Hearing

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

  • Bill 22-839, the "Amplified Noise Amendment Act of 2018"
  • Bill 22-900, the "Amplified Noise Amendment Emergency 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 Tuesday, October 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 October 2, 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.

Tuesday 10/9/2018

10:00am

Room 123

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. Charnisa Royster at labor@dccouncil.us or (202) 724-7772 by noon on Friday, October 5, 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.

Tuesday 10/9/2018

11:00am

Room 500

Transportation & the Environment Public Hearing

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

  • B22-904, the CleanEnergy DC Omnibus Amendment Act of 2018

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@dccouncll.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.

Wednesday 10/10/2018

10:00am

Room 120

Finance & Revenue Public Hearing

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

  • Bill 22-576, the "Energy-Efficiency and Water-Efficiency Sales Tax Holiday Amendment Act of 2017"
  • Bill 22-654, the "Uniform Unclaimed Property Act Revision Act of 2018"
  • Bill 22-914, the "Internet Sales Tax Amendment Act of 2018"

Wednesday 10/10/2018

10:00am

Room 412

Education Public Hearing

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

  • B22-781, the "Blind Students Literacy and Education Rights Act of 2018"
  • B22-512, the "Commission on Literacy Establishment Act of 2017" and
  • “The State of Literacy Efforts”

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 :OOpm Monday. October 1. 2018. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 15 copies of written testimony. Witnesses appearing on his or her own behalf should limit their testimony to tlu·ee minutes; witnesses representing organizations should limit their testimony to five minutes.

Wednesday 10/10/2018

10:00am

Room 500

Health Public Oversight Hearing

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

  • “The Department of Health’s Role in Approving Providence Hospital’s Proposed Elimination of Acute Care Services and the Impact on the District’s Emergency Health Care System”

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, October 8, 2018.

Monday 10/15/2018

4:00pm

Room 500

Education Public Oversight Hearing

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

  • Issues Facing District of Columbia Youth

Youth, aged 21 and younger, who wish to testify may sign-up online at http://bit.do/educationhearinus or call the Committee on Education at (202) 724-8061 by 5:00p.m. Thursday. October 11.2018 and provide their name, age, telephone number, school (if applicable), current grade (if applicable), organizational  affiliation and title (if any). Each person should limit their testimony to three (3) minutes in order to pennit each witness an opportunity to testify.

Tuesday 10/16/2018

10:00am

Room 500

Committee of the Whole Meeting

Committee of the Whole Meeting

Wednesday 10/17/2018

10:00am

Room 500

Finance & Revenue Public Hearing

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

  • Bill 22-944, the "Sports Wagering Lottery Amendment Act of 2018"

Wednesday 10/17/2018

11:00am

Room 412

Education Public Hearing

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

  • B22-840, the "LGBTQ Health Data Collection Amendment Act of 2018"

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. Monday. October 15. 2018. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged to bring 10-15 copies of their written testimony.

Thursday 10/18/2018

9:30am

Room 412

Committee of the Whole Public Hearing

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

  • B22-911, "Office of Public-Private Partnerships Delegation and Council Review Amendment Act of 2018"

Thursday 10/18/2018

10:00am

Room 120

Human Services Public Hearing

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

  • B22-954, “Youth Exiting with Support Amendment 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  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 Tuesdav. October 16. 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 twentv single-sided copies of their written testimony.

Monday 10/22/2018

10:00am

Room 412

Education Public Hearing

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

  • B22-950, the "Students in the Care of D.C. Coordinating Committee Act of 2018"

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. Thursdav. October 18. 2018. Persons wishing to testify  are encouraged to bring 10-15 copies of their written testimony.

Tuesday 11/13/2018

10:00am

Room 500

Legislative Meeting

Legislative Meeting

Tuesday 11/20/2018

10:42am

Room 500

Committee of the Whole Meeting

Committee of the Whole Meeting