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B23-0325IntroAs introduced it requires dementia training for direct care workers, which includes staff whose work involves extensive contact with residents or program participants of residential facilities or home-and community-based programs that provide support...
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2019-11-22
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B23-0049IntroAs introduced, it establishes a classroom innovation grant program to provide funding to District of Columbia public and public charter elementary schools to allow classroom teachers to utilize technology to enhance students' learning experience.
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2019-11-06
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B23-0244IntroAs introduced it establishes a financial literacy education program. It requires that the Office of the State Superintendent of Education develop a financial literacy course to be piloted in all DC public high schools no later than the 2020-2021 scho...
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2019-11-06
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B23-0094IntroAs introduced it requires that District of Columbia Public Schools and Public Charter Schools provide education on the process of making an anatomical gift. Schools must provide information about the life-saving and life-enhancing effects of organ, ...
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2019-11-06
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B23-0150IntroAs introduced it establishes a dyslexia screening and intervention pilot program for early elementary grades to be implemented by the State Superintendent of Education.
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2019-11-06
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B23-0196IntroAs introduced it requires the Mayor to convene a steering committee to develop and publish a Comprehensive Student Technology Equity Plan for DC Public Schools every two years. The plan must achieve a one-to-one device-to-student ratio for grades 3-...
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2019-11-06
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B23-0359IntroAs introduced it requires the Department of Transportation to create rules governing electric mobility devices. It requires a permit to operate an electric mobility device fleet. It establishes fleet maintenance requirements. It requires a 24 hour ho...
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2019-11-04
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B23-0391IntroAs introduced it establishes a Public Housing Rehabilitation Oversight Task Force to review the rehabilitation of District public housing properties.
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2019-10-30
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B23-0044IntroAs introduced it authorizes that upon a judicial finding of an intrafamily offense, the parties may obtain a divorce within 3 months of filing a complaint provided that they have lived separate and apart since the date of the offense. Among other thi...
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2019-10-30
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B23-0317IntroAs introduced it designates Go-Go music as the official music of the District of Columbia and requires the Mayor to implement a program to support, preserve, and archive Go-Go music and its history.
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2019-10-30
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B23-0121IntroAs introduced it revises the qualifications for nominees to the Housing Authority Board of Commissioners by requiring certain expertise in housing including: experience in public housing, subsidized housing, social services, or real estate finance an...
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2019-10-30
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B23-0319IntroAs introduced it requires that the Board of Election mail all registered qualified electors a ballot for primary, general, special elections, recall initiatives and referendums. Qualified electors will have a three-week window in which to mail in bal...
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2019-10-30
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B23-0324IntroAs introduced it expands voting rights to residents incarcerated for felony convictions.
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2019-10-29
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B23-0437IntroAs introduced Bill 23-437 establishes the Office of the Child Safety and Well-Being Ombudsperson as part of the Citizen Review Panel on Child Abuse and Neglect of the District of Columbia. The Citizen Review Panel on Child Abuse and Neglect shall app...
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2019-10-28
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B23-0226IntroAs introduced it adopts an updated definition of the term "unfair trade practices" that incorporates actions committed in conscious disregard of the law.
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2019-10-28
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B23-0189IntroAs introduced it authorizes the Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking ("DISB") to charter, supervise, regulate, examine, and exercise other powers related to the operation of credit unions.
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2019-10-28
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B23-0402IntroStandby Guardian Amendment Act Of 2019
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2019-10-28
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B23-0276IntroAs introduced it provides real property tax relief for property located at Lot 0825, Square 0158, owned by the National League of American Pen Women.
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2019-10-28
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B23-0346IntroAs introduced it requires insurers to disclose the last known physical address of an owner or operator of a motor vehicle that was involved in an accident.
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2019-10-28
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B23-0405IntroMotor Vehicle Insurance Modernization Amendment Act Of 2019
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2019-10-28
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B23-0257IntroAs introduced it requires the Department of Transportation (DDOT) to construct a protected bicycle lane or cycle track on road segments included in the Recommended Bicycle Network in the District of Columbia's Multimodal Long-Range Transportation pla...
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2019-10-24
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B23-0293IntroAs introduced it specifies the questions relating to bicyclists that the Department of Motor Vehicles is required to quiz driver license applicants about on the driver's license examination; it also establishes a public outreach campaign.
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2019-10-24
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B23-0292IntroAs introduced it requires the installation of curb extensions to reduce pedestrian crossing distances when the District performs reconstructions and repavings of roadways.
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2019-10-24
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B23-0415IntroAs introduced Bill 23-415 repeals the provision that exempts a violation of the Distracted Driving Safety Act of 2004 from the assessment of points unless the violation contributes to an accident.
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2019-10-24
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B23-0412IntroAs introduced Bill 23-412 clarifies the requirements for the ignition interlock program including establishing sanctions for noncompliance.
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2019-10-24
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B23-0288IntroAs introduced the bill requires 10 days' notice regarding statements about regulating vehicular or pedestrian traffic, if the proposed installation, modification, or removal of the statement will increase safety at a location identified as a high-ris...
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2019-10-24
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B23-0242IntroAs introduced it includes a representative from the Department of Public Works on the District of Columbia Bicycle Advisory Council.
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2019-10-24
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B23-0435IntroAs introduced Bill 23-435 requires an anti-bias instruction in criminal trials regarding defenses that seek to excuse crimes such as murder or assault on the grounds of the victims sexual orientation or gender identity.
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2019-10-23
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B23-0409IntroAs introduced Bill 23-409 limits criminal defenses and authorization for the use of force relating to a victim's sexual orientation or gender identity.
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2019-10-23
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B23-0474IntroAs introduced Bill 23-474 orders the legal closing of 4th Street N.E., between Kennedy Street N.E., and Ingraham Street N.E., the closing of the public alley in Square 3765, and the elimination of building restrictions lines along 4th Street N.E., Ke...
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2019-10-22
To Council Committee of the Whole
B23-0500IntroAs introduced Bill 23-500 would bring the District law into compliance with state law requirements set in the Federal Unemployment Tax Act by expanding the definition of employment and by permitting government entities and instrumentalities to make p...
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2019-10-22
To Council Labor and Workforce Development Committee
B23-0501IntroAs introduced Bill 23-501 limits the District's cooperation with federal immigration agencies absent a judicial warrant or order.
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2019-10-22
To Council Judiciary and Public Safety Committee
B23-0392IntroAs introduced it requires all District LEAs to adopt a home or hospital instruction program to students who have been or will be absent from their school of enrollment for 10 or more consecutive or cumulative school days due to a physical or psycholo...
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2019-10-21
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B23-0291IntroAs introduced it allows the Juvenile Services Program of the Public Defender Service to provide youth in the custody of the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services education on legal rights, access to counsel, information and legal support.
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2019-10-17
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B23-0318IntroAs introduced it decriminalizes prostitution if those involved are 18 years of age and older. It requires the establishment of a task force to study and make recommendations regarding: the effects and unintended consequences of the Reducing Criminali...
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2019-10-17
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B23-0308IntroAs introduced it establishes a Department of Zoning, Planning, and Development in the Office of Advisory Neighborhood Commissions to assist Commissioners in Planned Unit Development negotiations and residential housing development and also maximize t...
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2019-10-16
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B23-0245IntroAs introduced it requires that Advisory Neighborhood Commissions are provided adequate notice and an opportunity to provide recommendations on comprehensive plans prior to the transmission of such plans to the Council for approval.
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2019-10-16
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B23-0147IntroAs introduced it establishes the Office on Deaf and Hard of Hearing and allows the Mayor to appoint the Director of the office.
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2019-10-15
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B23-0130IntroAs introduced it establishes an Office of Resilience within the City Administrator's Office to develop and report on the implementation of policies, programs and actions with respect to Urban Resilience. Urban Resilience is defined as the capacity of...
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2019-10-15
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B23-0467IntroAs introduced Bill 23-467 allows for the administration of medical marijuana, in non-smokable form, at a school if a student is a qualifying patient and failure to administer medical marijuana during the school day would disrupt the student's ability...
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2019-10-11
Notice of Intent to Act on B23-0467 Published in the DC Register
B23-0456IntroAbatement And Condemnation Of Nuisance Properties Amendment Act Of 2019
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2019-10-11
Notice of Intent to Act on B23-0456 Published in the DC Register
B23-0466IntroAs introduced Bill 23-466 clarifies the buildings exempt from real property taxation under the public charity exemption.
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2019-10-11
Notice of Intent to Act on B23-0466 Published in the DC Register
B23-0304IntroAs introduced it closes the alley between Lots 0047 and 0847 in Square 1445, bounded by the properties at 5529 and 5531 Sherier Place, N.W., in Ward 3.
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2019-10-10
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B23-0328IntroAs introduced it closes a portion of the public alley system in Square 5017, bounded by Benning Road, N.E., 36th Street, N.E., Eads Street, N.E., and 34th Street, N.E., in Ward 7.
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2019-10-10
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B23-0331IntroAs introduced it orders the closing of a portion of the public alley in Square 369, in Ward 2.
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2019-10-10
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B23-0472IntroAs introduced Bill 23-472 prohibits the sale or distribution of an electronic smoking device within a quarter mile of a middle or high school.
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2019-10-08
To Council Judiciary and Public Safety Committee
B23-0449IntroAs introduced Bill 23-449 symbolically designates S Street, N.W., and 17th Street, N.W., as Kappa Alpha Psi Way.
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2019-10-08
To Council Committee of the Whole
B23-0471IntroSequentially to the Committee on Facilities and Procurement and the Committee on Labor and Workforce Development until January 31, 2020, then to the Committee on Business and Economic Development; with comments from the Committee on Judiciary and Pu...
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2019-10-08
To Council Committee on Facilities and Procurement
B23-0453IntroAs introduced Bill 23-453 prohibits the sale or distribution of flavored electronic smoking devices.
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2019-10-08
To Council Judiciary and Public Safety Committee
B23-0454IntroAs introduced Bill 23-454 prohibits the sale of any electronic smoking device or liquids used in electronic smoking devices, unless the sale occurs at a licensed pharmacy to a person who has a prescription.
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2019-10-08
To Council Judiciary and Public Safety Committee
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