COW: B20-171 DC Statehood Advocacy Act

Thursday, July 11, 2013


Room 412

Hearing Video

The Committee of the Whole will be holding a public hearing on the following legislation:

  • B20-171, the District of Columbia Statehood Advocacy Act of 2013, which would appropriate $1.1 million toward D.C. statehood lobbying expenditures. 

Those who wish to testify are asked to telephone the Committee of the Whole, at (202) 724-8196, or e-mail Renee Johnson, Legislative Assistant, at and provide their name, address, telephone number, and organizational affiliation, if any, by the close of business Tuesday, July 9, 2013. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 15 copies of written testimony. If submitted by the close of business on July 9" 2013, the testimony will be distributed to Councilmembers before the hearing. Witnesses should limit their testimony to five minutes; less time will be allowed if there are a large number of witnesses.

If you are unable to testify at the hearing, written statements are encouraged and will be made a part of the official record. Copies of written statements should be submitted to the Committee of the Whole, Council of the District of Columbia, Suite 410 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004. The record will close at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 25, 2013.