Shared Services to Improve Housing Counseling Act of 2019

Introduced: April 23, 2019 BILL SUMMARY – As introduced it establishes a program for community-based nonprofit organization that support the Department of Housing and Community Development’s (DHCD) affordable housing and community development programs to share services, to build organizational capacity and reduce costs. DHCD shall select a partner to assist community-based nonprofit organization in accessing…

Financial Literacy Education in Schools Act of 2019

Introduced: April 2, 2019 BILL SUMMARY – As introduced it establishes a financial literacy education program. It requires that the Office of the State Superintendent of Education develop a financial literacy course to be piloted in all DC public high schools no later than the 2020-2021 school year. For more information http://lims.dccouncil.us/Legislation/B23-0244

Babies Safe at Home Act of 2019

Introduced: January 8, 2019 BILL SUMMARY – As introduced, this bill establishes a baby-proofing home modification grant program to aid qualified residents with the cost of improving the safety and well-being of infants and toddlers at home called the Babies Safe at Home Program, to be administered by the Department of Housing and Community Development.…

Criminal Record Accuracy Assurance Act of 2019

Introduced: January 3, 2019 BILL SUMMARY – As introduced it prohibits the reporting of criminal history information related to records that have been sealed, expunged, or set aside, or that did not result in a conviction. It authorizes the Office of Human Rights to adjudicate complaints filed under this act and establishes penalties for noncompliance…

Amendment to the Sports Wagering Lottery Act of 2018

Introduction Date September 18, 2018   Co-Introduced by Councilmembers Evans, Todd, R. White, Cheh, Gray, and Bonds   Bill Summary – Amendment to the Sports Wagering Lottery Amendment Act of 2018 passed. The amendment provides opportunities for minority-, women-, and locally-owned businesses to start and grow companies in DC’s emerging sports betting industry.   For…