DC B23-0090 | 2019-2020 | 23rd Council


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-1)
Status: Introduced on January 22 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-11-20 - Committee Report Filed
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


As introduced it establishes a Commission on Poverty to address the needs and interests of persons in poverty. The Commission must evaluate existing and subsequent anti-poverty programs to determine their effectiveness and make recommendations for improvement. The Commission shall meet a minimum of 9 times annually with no less than 4 meetings held in areas of the District with high concentrations of poverty. FUNDING NOTE - This bill is Subject to Appropriations. See Fiscal Impact Statement in "Other Documents".

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Commission on Poverty in the District of Columbia Establishment Act of 2019



2020-11-20CouncilCommittee Report Filed
2020-11-19CouncilCommittee Mark-up of B23-0090
2019-01-25CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B23-0090 Published in the DC Register
2019-01-22CouncilReferred to Committee on Labor and Workforce Development
2019-01-22CouncilIntroduced in Committee of the Whole

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