B22-0191 – Retirement Parity Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Mar 21, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Silverman, Cheh, Nadeau, Evans, Allen, R. White, and Bonds Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill requires the Department of Human Resources to match 50% of eligible employee contributions to 457(b) retirement plans, in an amount not to exceed 1.5% of that employee’s annual regular salary. The program…

B22-0190 – Property Disposition Reform Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Mar 21, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Silverman, Grosso, Evans, R. White, and T. White Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill requires the Mayor to issue a memorandum detailing the plan for the development or disposition of abandoned or deteriorated property. The memorandum must include statements describing any potential displacement and relocation of tenants.…

March 2017 Newsletter

On March 1, I released my Transition Report to detail my legislative agenda. Days later, I began working to unravel the early childhood development crisis in the District. As a new father, I have been astounded by how much my infant daughter, Madison, learns each day. Watching her grow in her first months made me realize how vital the early months and years are for our children’s development, and that if we are going to cut away at the enormous academic achievement gap and meet parents’ need in the midst of a baby boom, we need to invest more in our children’s most critical learning years.

B22-0170 – At-Risk Tenant Protection Clarifying Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Mar 7, 2017

Introduced by: Councilmembers Bonds, Nadeau, Cheh, Silverman, R. White, McDuffie, and Chairman Mendelson

Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill authorizes the Office of the Attorney General to enforce the Consumer Protection Procedures Act against housing providers that violate laws that protect tenants.

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B22-0178 – Commission on Poverty in the District of Columbia Establishment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Mar 7, 2017

Introduced by: Councilmembers T. White, Bonds, Todd, R. White, Nadeau, and Silverman

Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill establishes a commission to study and reduce poverty in the District. The bill specifies the membership, term duration, vacancy, and meeting requirements of the commission.

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B22-0172 – Maternal Mental Health Task Force Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Mar 7, 2017

Introduced by: Councilmembers Bonds, Nadeau, Cheh, Silverman, R. White, McDuffie, and Chairman Mendelson

Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill authorizes the Office of the Attorney General to enforce the Consumer Protection Procedures Act against housing providers that violate laws that protect tenants.

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B22-0168 – Public Housing Credit Building Pilot Program Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Mar 7, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Bonds, Silverman, Todd, R. White, Gray, and Chairman Mendelson Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill establishes a pilot program that will allow residents in certain public housing properties to volunteer to have the timeliness of their rent payment reported to one or more of the major credit…