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


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-1)
Status: Enrolled on December 29 2020 - 75% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2021-01-22 - Act A23-0606 Published in DC Register Vol 68 and Page 001220
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [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


Roll Calls

2020-12-15 - Council - Amendment (T. White) (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-12-15 - Council - Final Reading (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2020-12-01 - Council - First Reading, CC (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]


2021-01-22CouncilAct A23-0606 Published in DC Register Vol 68 and Page 001220
2021-01-14CouncilEnacted without Mayor's Signature with Act Number A23-0606
2021-01-14CouncilReturned from Mayor
2020-12-29CouncilTransmitted to Mayor, Response Due on January 13, 2021
2020-12-15CouncilAmendment (T. White)
2020-12-15CouncilFinal Reading
2020-12-01CouncilFirst Reading, CC
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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