Performing Arts Promotion Amendment Act of 2018

Introduction Date June 5, 2018   Co-Introduced by Councilmembers Grosso, R. White, Gray, Nadeau, Cheh, T. White, Evans, Bonds, McDuffie, Allen, Silverman, Todd, and Chairman Mendelson   Bill Summary – LGBTQ Health Data Collection Amendment Act of 2018 passed. The bill protects the health needs of the LGBTQ community by requiring the city to conduct…

Medical Marijuana Certified Business Enterprise Preference Amendment Act of 2018

Introduction Date April 10, 2018   Co-Introduced by Councilmembers McDuffie and R. White   Bill Summary – Medical Marijuana Certified Business Enterprise Preference Amendment Act of 2018 passed. The bill gives preference to minority-, women-, and locally-owned businesses that apply to operate medical marijuana dispensaries in the District.   For more information click here.

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…

Performing Arts Promotion Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date November 7, 2017   Co-Introduced by Councilmembers R. White, Nadeau, and Grosso   Co-Sponsor(s) Councilmembers Evans, Gray, and McDuffie   Bill Summary – Performing Arts Promotion Amendment Act of 2018 passed. The bill provides a tax credit of up to $15,000 per year to small local businesses that host live performances to create…

Information on the BEGIn Act

Introduction Date March 21, 2017   Co-Introduced by Councilmembers Gray, R. White, T. White, Bonds, Cheh, Todd, and Chairman Mendelson   Co-Sponsor(s) Councilmembers Allen, Silverman, and Evans   Bill Summary – Some provisions of the BEGIn Act passed as part of the Birth-to-Three for All DC Act of 2018. This bill increases funding for early…

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…