B22-0109 – Commission on African American History and Culture Establishment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Feb 7, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Todd, R. White, T. White, Bonds, Nadeau, Silverman, and Evans Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill establishes a Commission on African American History and Culture in the Mayor’s Office on African American Affairs (Commission). Among other things, the Commission’s duties are as follows: educate District residents and…

B22-0108 – Age-In-Place and Equitable Senior Citizen Real Property Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Feb 7, 2017

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

Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill expands eligibility for reduced tax liability for disabled property owners over age 65 by increasing the income eligibility from a household adjusted gross income of $125,000 to $150,000.

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B22-0104 – Inclusionary Zoning Consistency Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Feb 7, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Silverman, Nadeau, Bonds, Cheh, Allen, R. White, T. White, and Chairman Mendelson Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill amends income percentages associated with the low-income and middle-income designations within the Metropolitan Statistical Area. It also requires the Mayor to issue and publish a Notice of Final Rulemaking…

B22-0103 – Non-Traditional Child Care Needs Evaluation Act of 2017 (also known as “Child Care Study Act of 2017”)

Introduction Date: Feb 7, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Silverman, Allen, Evans, Todd, R. White, and Cheh Bill Summary: Non-traditional child care is a service offered to parents whose work schedule is outside of the standard hours of 7 am to 6 pm, Monday through Friday. As introduced, this bill requires OSSE to conduct a study…

B22-0102 – Secure A Fair and Equitable Trial Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Feb 7, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Grosso, Nadeau, Cheh, Evans, and R. White Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill requires that upon the request of either the prosecutor or the defendant, the court shall instruct the jury against letting bias, sympathy, prejudice, or public opinion influence its decision. It also establishes limits on…

B22-0100 – Preservation of Affordable Rent Control Housing Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Feb 7, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Bonds, R. White, Silverman, Cheh, and T. White Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill prohibits the formation of certain agreements between a tenant or a tenant association and a housing provider. Agreements may not be made that would result in subjecting other current or future tenants to…

B22-0099 – Affordable Cooperative Task Force Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Feb 7, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Bonds, Cheh, T. White, Evans, Nadeau, Todd, and R. White Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill establishes the Affordable Cooperative Task Force to provide policy recommendations on improving existing limited equity cooperatives (a type of shared home ownership in which individuals purchase a share in a cooperative…

B22-0096 – Electric Vehicle Public Infrastructures Expansion Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Feb 7, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Cheh, Allen, Todd, Evans, Silverman, R. White, and Chairman Mendelson Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill establishes the Electric Vehicle Charging Station Pilot Program which will place at least 15 publically-available electric vehicle charging stations in the District by January 1, 2019. The bill requires DDOT to…