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Public Hearing • Business & Economic Development

Business & Economic Development & Health Public Hearing


Tuesday, June 30, 2020
09:00 am
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Virtual Meeting Platform
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, DC, 20004

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

  • B23-777, the “New Hospital at St. Elizabeths Act of 2020”
  • B23-778, the “New Howard University Hospital and Redevelopment Tax Abatement Act of 2020”

Persons wishing to provide oral testimony should contact Malcolm Cameron, Legislative Analyst of the Committee on Health by e-mail at mcameron@dccouncil.us or by phone at (202) 341-4425 by before 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 26, 2020.  You may also send an e-mail indicating that you wish to view the hearing in Webex, but that you do not intend to provide oral testimony.  When sending an e-mail or leaving a voicemail, please provide Mr. Cameron with the following information:

  • Your first and last name,
  • The name of the organization you are representing (if any),
  • Your title with the organization,
  • Your e-mail address,
  • Your phone number, and
  • The bill or bills you will be speaking about.

Mr. Cameron will e-mail a confirmation of your attendance with an agenda, witness list, and attached instructions for accessing the Webex video conference hearing by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 29, 2020.  If you do not receive a confirmation of your attendance, please contact Mr. Cameron by 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30, 2020.  Oral testimony will be strictly limited to three minutes to allow everyone an opportunity to testify.  Due to technological limitations during the COVID-19 pandemic, only the first nine hours of the hearing will be broadcasted, however, the Webex hearing will continue until all witnesses who have signed up have had an opportunity to testify.

Watch Live:
– On the Council site, at https://bit.ly/2ooL0l1
– On the OCTFME site, at https://bit.ly/2JNZIro
– On TV, usually Channel 13
2020-06-30 - Notice of COH BED Joint Public Hearing Witness List - B23-0777 B23-0778 (002)