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…

B22-0065 – First Source Taxpayer Protection Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Jan 10, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers T. White, Bonds, R. White, Silverman, and Nadeau Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill mandates that all subsidy contracts (contracts where the District provides a subsidy in exchange for the entity meeting affordability or hiring requirements) include provisions mandating repayment plus interest of the subsidy if affordability…

B22-0063 – Wi-Fi Task Force Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Jan 10, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Todd, Evans, Silverman, Bonds, R. White, and Nadeau Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill establishes a wireless network task force to provide policy recommendations on how the District can efficiently provide free wireless internet access throughout the District and construct and operate a municipal wireless network. Click…

B22-0047 – Government Contractor Pay-to-Play Prevention Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Jan 10, 2017 Introduced by: Chairman Mendelson and Councilmembers R. White, Cheh, Silverman, Allen, Grosso, and Nadeau Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill prohibits District government contracts valued at $100,000 or more with businesses and individuals that have made contributions to District elected officials. The prohibition is for one year and begins on…

B22-0039 – Community Use of School Facilities Task Force Establishment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Jan 10, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Allen, R. White, Bonds, and Grosso Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill requires the Department of General Services to establish a task force to identify issues and form recommendations regarding the after-hours use of school facilities for physical recreation. The Task Force must transmit a report of…

B22-0037 – Voter Address Confidentially Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Jan 10, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Allen, Evans, Todd, McDuffie, Cheh, Grosso, and R. White Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill permits survivors of: domestic violence, stalking, sexual assault, and sexual trafficking to apply for confidential voter status. The confidentiality of their addresses shall be maintained by the Board of Elections. Click here…

B22-0035 – Mixed-use Affordable Housing Property and Deed Transfer and Recordation Tax Exemption Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Jan 10, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Nadeau, Bonds, Grosso, R. White, and Cheh Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill provides that properties eligible for low income housing tax credits that include a non-residential community use are also eligible for the exemptions provided in section 47-1005.02 of the DC Official Code. Click here to…