B22-0087 – Elections Modernization Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Jan 24, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Allen, R. White, Grosso, and Nadeau Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill increases the frequency with which the Board of Elections evaluates and determines voting precincts to every 5 years, subject to Council approval and requires that a system be developed to permit registered voters to elect…

B22-0081 – Community College for All Scholarship Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Jan 24, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers T. White, Silverman, R. White, Gray, Nadeau, Evans, Allen, and McDuffie Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill establishes a scholarship program to provide free tuition and the cost of mandatory fees to DC residents enrolled at the University of the District of Columbia Community College (UDCCC). The…

B22-0080 – Access to Justice for Immigrants Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Jan 24, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Nadeau, R. White, and Grosso Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill requires the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Public Safety and Justice to establish an Access to Justice Initiative Program to provide support to nonprofit organizations that deliver civil legal services to low income and underserved…

B22-0079 – Dyslexia and Other Reading Disabilities Screening and Prevention Pilot Program Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Jan 24, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Todd, R. White, Evans, Bonds, Nadeau, T. White, and McDuffie Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill requires OSSE to establish a dyslexia screening, treatment, and prevention pilot program to begin in the 2018-2019 school year. The pilot program would include annual universal dyslexia screening for students in…

B22-0075 – Language Access for Education Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Jan 24, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Grosso, Nadeau, Gray, Allen, R. White, Silverman, and McDuffie Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill expands the list of entities that must provide language access services, including the Secretary to the Council of the District of Columbia, the Department of General Services, and Mayor’s Office of Community…

B22-0071 – Debt Buying Limitation Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Jan 24, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Cheh, Grosso, Allen, Nadeau, and R. White Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill makes changes to District law regarding consumer debt collection. It expands the list of prohibited actions for debt collectors, including threatening to disclose private information, forceful coercion, and communicating too frequently or otherwise inappropriately…