Councilmember Robert White’s Hearing Statement on the Office to Affordable Housing Task Force Establishment Act of 2017

For Immediate Release: November 16, 2017 Contact: Rebekah Caruthers, Communications Director: (202) 256-7154; rcaruthers@dccouncil.us   Councilmember Robert White’s Hearing Statement on the Office to Affordable Housing Task Force Establishment Act of 2017   Washington, DC— I have been looking forward to this hearing since I introduced the Office to Affordable Housing Task Force Establishment Act…

B22-0404 – Criminal Record Accuracy Assurance Act of 2017

Introduction Date Jul 11, 2017   Co-Introduced by Councilmembers McDuffie, Todd, Bonds, Grosso, Nadeau, and T. White   Co-Sponsor(s) Councilmembers Allen and Gray   Bill Summary – As introduced, this bill ensures that sealed or expunged offenses and arrests without convictions are not used against residents applying for jobs or housing.   Click here to view…

B22-0355 – Bolstering Early Growth Investment Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date Jun 27, 2017   Co-Introduced by Councilmembers McDuffie, Silverman, T. White, Allen, Cheh, Nadeau, and Todd   Co-Sponsor(s) Councilmember Grosso   Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill will increase reimbursement rates for providers that accept child care vouchers, create a shared administrative services program, increase salaries for child care workers, create a one-stop-center to…

B22-0289 – Office to Affordable Housing Task Force Establishment Act of 2017

Introduction Date May 16, 2017   Co-Introducers Councilmembers R. White, Todd, Gray, Silverman, Grosso, Cheh, and Bonds   Co-Sponsors Councilmembers Allen and Evans   BILL SUMMARY – As introduced, this bill establishes a task force, the Office to Affordable Housing Task Force, to determine the impact of transitioning existing vacant commercial space to affordable units…

B22-0274 – Dedicated Funding for the Arts and Humanities Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: May 02, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Evans, Grosso, Cheh, Gray, Nadeau, Todd, R. White, and Allen Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill requires that certain sales tax revenue shall be deposited into the Arts and Humanities Enterprise Fund. It also incorporates into the general sales tax of the District of Columbia sales made…

B22-0273 – Common Interest Communities Remedial Funding Act of 2017

Introduction Date: May 02, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Bonds, Nadeau, T. White, R. White, and Silverman Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill establishes a program, the Common Interest Community Remedial Grant program, to provide nontaxable grants to income-eligible boards to remedy building and housing code violations in common areas. The Mayor shall administer the program…

B22-0268 – Returning Citizens Opportunity to Succeed Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Apr 04, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers R. White, Cheh, Nadeau, Todd, Allen, Bonds, McDuffie, Silverman, and T. White Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill requires the Mayor’s Office of Returning Citizens to maintain a database containing the names, location, and contact information for all DC residents held by the Federal Bureau of Prisons…

B22-0235 – Managing Outdoor Work for Seniors Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Apr 04, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers McDuffie, T. White, R. White, Bonds, Nadeau, and Silverman Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill establishes a program and supporting fund in the Office on Aging, the Managing Outdoor Work for Seniors program (MOWS), and MOWS fund, respectively. The program shall provide gardening services for seniors. Click…