DC B22-0062 | 2017-2018 | 22nd Council


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Passed on January 12 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-01-12 - Signed with Act Number A22-0230
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


As introduced, this bill establishes the District Health Literacy Council ("HLC"). The HLC is tasked with educating District residents on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (commonly described as "Obamacare"). The bill also requires the Mayor to develop and submit strategic plans to the Council regarding the advancement of health literacy education in the District's public education providers, including in workforce development programs, DCPS and charter schools, and public universities. FUNDING NOTE - This bill is Subject to Appropriations.

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Health Literacy Council Establishment Act Of 2017


Roll Calls

2017-12-05 - Council - Final Reading CC (Y: 12 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-11-07 - Council - First Reading CC (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-01-12CouncilSigned with Act Number A22-0230
2018-01-12CouncilEnacted with Act Number A22-0230
2018-01-02CouncilTransmitted to Mayor, Response Due on January 17, 2018
2017-12-05CouncilFinal Reading CC
2017-11-07CouncilFirst Reading CC
2017-10-12CouncilCommittee Report Filed
2017-10-05CouncilCommittee Mark-up of B22-0062
2017-03-23CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2017-03-03CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2017-01-27CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B22-0062 Published in the DC Register
2017-01-24CouncilReferred to Committee on Health
2017-01-10CouncilIntroduced in Legislative Meeting

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Bill Comments