DC B23-0038 | 2019-2020 | 23rd Council


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-1)
Status: Enrolled on November 20 2020 - 75% progression
Action: 2020-11-20 - Transmitted to Mayor, Response Due on December 7, 2020
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


As introduced it requires the Office of Human Rights and the Department of Human Resources to develop and provide racial equity training for District employees. Among other things, It requires the Office of Budget and Planning to design and implement a racial equity tool to aid in eliminating disparities based on race. The Mayor is required to include racial equity-related performance measures in the development of an agency's annual performance plans.

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Racial Equity Achieves Results Amendment Act of 2019 (now known as "Racial Equity Achieves Results (REACH) Amendment Act of 2020")


Roll Calls

2020-11-10 - Council - Final Reading, CC (Y: 12 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [FAIL]
2020-10-20 - Council - First Reading, CC (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]


2020-11-20CouncilTransmitted to Mayor, Response Due on December 7, 2020
2020-11-10CouncilFinal Reading, CC
2020-10-20CouncilFirst Reading, CC
2020-10-20CouncilCommittee Mark-up of B23-0038
2020-07-28CouncilCommittee Report Filed
2020-07-15CouncilCommittee Mark-up of B23-0038
2019-04-25CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2019-03-22CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2019-01-18CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B23-0038 Published in the DC Register
2019-01-08CouncilReferred to Committee on Government Operations
2019-01-08CouncilIntroduced in Legislative Meeting

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Bill Comments