DC B23-0987 | 2019-2020 | 23rd Council


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on October 21 2020 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2020-12-08 - Public Hearing Held
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


As introduced Bill 23-987 requires the Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) to develop a methodology to estimate greenhouse gas emissions that occur through the life cycle of certain foods and establish a baseline measurement of emissions associated with the District’s food and beverage purchase. DOEE is also required to prepare a report on how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with District procurement. Contracting agencies are required to reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions associated with food and beverages according to a reduction schedule.

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Green Food Purchasing Amendment Act of 2020



2020-12-08CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2020-11-20CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2020-11-16CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2020-11-10CouncilReferred to Committee on Transportation and the Environment
2020-10-30CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B23-0987 Published in the DC Register
2020-10-21CouncilIntroduced in Office of the Secretary

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