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Public Hearing • Judiciary and Public Safety

Judiciary & Public Safety Public Hearing


Thursday, June 13, 2019
09:30 am
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Wilson Building Room 500
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, DC, 20004

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

  • “Expanding the Franchise: Strategies for Increasing Voter Registration and Turnout,”
  • B23-31 – the “Paid Leave to Vote Amendment Act of 2019,”
  • B23-126 – the “Improving Voter Registration for New Tenants and Homeowners Amendment Act of 2019,”
  • B23-165 – the “Initiative and Referendum Process Improvement Amendment Act of 2019.”

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 and provide their name, telephone number, organizational affiliation, and title (if any), by close of business Monday, June 10. 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 copies of their written testimony and, if possible, also submit a copy of their testimony electronically in advance to judiciary@dccouncil.us.

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