Government Operations Public Hearing

Thursday, July 6, 2017


Room 500

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

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 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.