B22-0232 – School Health Innovations Grant Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Apr 04, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Gray, Nadeau, R. White, Grosso, Cheh, and McDuffie Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill establishes a new program in the Department of Behavioral Health (DBH), the School Health Innovations Grant program, to expand access to behavioral health services in District public schools and communities. Clinic operators shall…

B22-0230 – University of the District of Columbia Student Attraction and Retention Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Apr 04, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Nadeau, Silverman, Todd, R. White, McDuffie, and T. White Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill provides a full tuition scholarship at the University of the District of Columbia if certain eligibility standards are met. To be eligible, the student must have graduated in the top 10% of…

B22-0227 – TANF Child Benefit Protection Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Apr 04, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Nadeau, Silverman, Todd, R. White, McDuffie, and T. White Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill removes the reduced benefit structure for individuals who receive TANF for more than 60 months. It provides that portions of TANF payments are designated for children (80%) and for parents (20%). It…

B22-0226 – Housing Production Trust Fund Guarantee Funding Amendment Act of 2015

Introduction Date: Apr 04, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Bonds, McDuffie, T. White, R. White, and Nadeau Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill requires the that housing production trust fund be supported by $120 million of the real property tax and the deed recordation tax, combined, or 25% of the real property transfer tax and 25%…

B22-0225 – Defending Access to Women’s Health Care Services Temporary Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Apr 04, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Allen, Bonds, Evans, McDuffie, Silverman, R. White, Gray, Cheh, Grosso, Nadeau, Todd, T. White, and Chairman Mendelson Bill Summary: To amend, on a temporary basis, the Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Federal Law Conformity Act of 2000 to require insurers to cover preventative services for women without…

B22-0223 – Public Restroom Facilities Installation and Promotion Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Apr 03, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Nadeau, Silverman, Grosso, and R. White Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill establishes a working group which includes the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority, the District Department of Transportation, the Department of General Services, the Department of Human Services, the Department of Parks and Recreation,…

B22-0203 – Infant and Toddler Developmental Health Services Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Mar 21, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Gray, R. White, T. White, Bonds, Cheh, Todd, and Chairman Mendelson Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill pertains to the health and wellness of young children in the District. It includes provisions that requires the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services (DMHHS) to…

B22-0201 – Prescription Drug Donation Pilot Program Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Mar 21, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Todd, R. White, Evans, Silverman, and McDuffie Bill Summary: As introduced it establishes a pilot program within the Department of Health, in cooperation with the Board of Pharmacy, for the donation and redistribution of certain unused prescription medications to low-income District of Columbia residents.  Under the pilot…

B22-0200 – Free Licenses for Veterans Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Mar 21, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Todd, Nadeau, Grosso, R. White, and Bonds Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill authorizes the issuance of motor vehicle operator’s permits and special identification cards to veterans. Spouses of veterans may also be granted permits or identification cards if the veteran has a total and permanent disability…