Committee on Business, Consumer and Regulatory Affairs

Committee Chair


The Committee on Business, Consumer, and Regulatory Affairs is responsible for matters concerning small and local business development policy; consumer and regulatory affairs; the conduct of Emancipation Day celebrations within the District of Columbia and the regulation of banks and banking activities, securities, and insurance, including private health insurance, but not including the Health Benefit Exchange.  The committee is also responsible for matters related to workforce development issues, employment, and manpower development.


Peter Johnson

Committee Director


Ron Magnus

Legislative Counsel

(202) 727-6683

Meredith Mathis

Legislative Assistant

(202) 724-1344

Elizabeth Webster

Director of Business Outreach


Faye Caldwell

Special Assistant


Agencies under the Committee on Business, Consumer and Regulatory Affairs

  • Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration
  • Apprenticeship Council
  • Board of Accountancy
  • Board of Architecture and Interior Designers
  • Board of Barber and Cosmetology
  • Board of Condemnation of Insanitary Buildings
  • Board of Consumer Claims Arbitration for the District of Columbia
  • Board of Funeral Directors
  • Board of Industrial Trades
  • Board of Professional Engineering
  • Board of Real Estate Appraisers
  • Captive Insurance Agency
  • Commission on Fashion Arts and Events
  • Construction Codes Coordinating Board
  • Department of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs
  • Department of Employment Services
  • Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking
  • Department of Small and Local Business Development
  • Disability Compensation Fund
  • District of Columbia Boxing and Wrestling Commission
  • District of Columbia Small and Local Business Opportunity Commission
  • Emancipation Commemoration Commission
  • Financial Literacy Council
  • Occupational Safety and Health Board
  • Office of Cable Television
  • Office of Motion Picture and Television Development
  • Office of People's Counsel
  • Office of Risk Management
  • Office of the Tenant Advocate
  • Public Access Corporation
  • Public Service Commission
  • Real Estate Commission
  • Unemployment Compensation Fund
  • Workforce Investment Council