B22-0034 – Displacement Prevention Assistance Fund Establishment Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Jan 10, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Silverman, Nadeau, Grosso, T. White, R. White, and Allen Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill establishes a Displacement Prevention Assistance Fund to provide grants to law school clinics and other not-for-profit service providers to enhance their capacity to provide tenants and homeowners in designated economic development displacement…

B22-0030 – Marijuana Legalization and Regulation Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Jan 10, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Grosso, Nadeau, and R. White Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill legalizes the possession, consumption, display, purchasing, or transporting of marijuana and marijuana infused products for private personal use. Persons who possess marijuana must be over twenty one years of age and those under twenty one years…

B22-0029 – Childhood Lead Exposure Prevention Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Jan 10, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Grosso, Cheh, Allen, Todd, Nadeau, Evans, R. White, McDuffie, and Bonds Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill requires child development facilities to undertake various processes to minimize or eliminate lead exposure through water sources. The bill requires each facility to test water sources for lead concentration, install…

B22-0028 – Childhood Protection Against Sexual Abuse Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Jan 10, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Grosso, R. White, Cheh, and Todd Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill eliminates the civil statute of limitations for recovery of damages arising out of child sex abuse claims. It also provides a two year period for people with previously barred child sex abuse claims due to…

B22-0021 – Sexual Abuse Statute of Limitations Elimination Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Jan 10, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Cheh, Todd, Grosso, Nadeau, and R. White Committee Referral: Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill eliminates the criminal statute of limitations for first, second, third, and fourth degree sexual abuse. It also eliminates the criminal statute of limitations for first and…

B22-0016 – Fair Wage Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: Jan 9, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Grosso, Cheh, Allen, R. White, Evans, Nadeau, and Silverman Committee Referral: Committee on Labor and Workforce Development Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill prohibits an employer from screening prospective employees based on their wage history and also prohibits an employer from seeking the wage history of the…