Washington D.C. Councilmember Mary Cheh [D]

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DCB22-0312IntroAs introduced, this bill requires that the District Department of Corrections, the District of Columbia Office on Returning Citizens Affairs, and the District of Columbia Courts develop notification requirements to provide verbal and written notifica...
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2018-11-16
Committee Report Filed
DCB22-0842IntroAs introduced, this bill establishes the Commission on Archives and Records Management to advise and make recommendations to the Mayor, the Council, and the public on the management of public records and for the collection, custody, and preservation ...
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2018-11-16
Committee Report Filed
DCB22-0121IntroAs introduced, this bill exempts veterans classified as having a total permanent disability or that are paid at a 100% disability rating level, from a portion of the property taxes assessed on his or her primary residence. The Mayor shall deduct $500...
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2018-11-14
Public Hearing Held
DCB22-0965IntroAs introduced, this bill symbolically designate the 300 block of E Street, S.W., in Ward 6, as Hidden Figures Way to honor the historic women who contributed to NASA's mission despite adversity.
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2018-11-14
Public Hearing Held
DCB22-0020EngrossAs introduced, this bill establishes protections for the transfer of structured settlement payment rights. It establishes disclosure requirements for all interested parties involved in direct or indirect transfers of structure settlement payment righ...
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2018-11-13
First Reading CC
DCB22-0021EngrossAs introduced, this bill eliminates the criminal statute of limitations for first, second, third, and fourth degree sexual abuse. It also eliminates the criminal statute of limitations for first and second degree sexual abuse of a child, minor, secon...
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2018-11-13
First Reading
DCB22-0072PassAs introduced this bill creates a tax credit for food donations to certain tax exempt non-profit organization. The credit equals 50% of the value of the contribution and shall not exceed $2,500 per taxpayer per tax year, or $5,000 per corporation per...
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2018-11-13
Signed with Act Number A22-0513
DCB22-0097EngrossAs introduced, this bill requires training of foster parents to include information on the needs of special needs foster children, older foster children, foster children of different ethnicities, those with siblings, as well as the needs of those who...
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2018-11-13
First Reading CC
DCB22-0234EngrossAs introduced, this bill prohibits the sale, offer for sale, or use of gasoline-powered leaf blowers in the District, beginning on January 1, 2022. A person who violates this order shall be subject to a fine of not more than $500. FUNDING NOTE - Thi...
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2018-11-13
First Reading CC
DCB22-0313EngrossAs introduced, this bill makes changes to nutrition and wellness policies in District Schools. It makes changes to nutrition-content requirements; expands breakfast after the bell and alternate serving models for breakfast participation programs; enc...
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2018-11-13
First Reading CC
DCB22-0329PassAs introduced, this bill establishes and authorizes legal processes by which victims of human trafficking may petition a court to vacate certain convictions or expunge certain legal records, if the offense was committed as a result of being a victim ...
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2018-11-13
Signed with Act Number A22-0515
DCB22-0408EngrossAs introduced, this bill decriminalizes the charge of fare evasion by making it a civil offense punishable by fine instead of a criminal offense punishable by imprisonment.
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2018-11-13
First Reading
DCB22-0465EngrossAs introduced, this bill allow the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) to classify foreign government owned buildings as vacant or blighted and to list those vacant or blighted buildings that are used for legation purposes. FUNDING...
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2018-11-13
First Reading CC
DCB22-0507EngrossAs introduced, this bill establishes and sets eligibility requirements and an application process for a lead waterline pipe replacement voucher program for income-eligible District residents, the Lead Pipe Replacement Voucher Program. The program, wh...
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2018-11-13
First Reading
DCB22-0597EngrossAs introduced, this bill requires all health benefit plans offered by an insurance carrier to meet the requirements of the federal Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenci Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008. It requires all plans to submit ...
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2018-11-13
First Reading CC
DCB22-0661EngrossAs introduced, this bill requires that children under 2 years of age are restrained in a rear-facing car seat when in a vehicle..
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2018-11-13
First Reading CC
DCB22-0690EngrossAs introduced, this bill requires the Department of Health to conduct a study to evaluate availability of affordable long-term care facilities, services and supports for residents of the District of Columbia. Among other things the study will provide...
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2018-11-13
First Reading CC
DCB22-0807EngrossAs introduced, this bill requires that any amendment to the terms "medical necessity" or "medically necessary" in the DCMR be issued by the Department of Behavioral Health via rulemaking. It also requires that the Department issue rules to establish ...
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2018-11-13
First Reading CC
DCB22-0809EngrossAs introduced, this bill requires landlords to store the property of tenants for 10 days upon an eviction.
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2018-11-13
First Reading
DCB22-0960EngrossAs introduced, this bill requires health care facilities to notify patients of mammogram results tending to show high breast density in the summary of the mammography report. It provides specific language to be included in notices regarding category ...
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2018-11-13
First Reading CC
DCB22-0949EngrossAs introduced, this bill prohibits smoking in common areas and within 25 feet of an entrance or window of a multifamily rental accommodation. FUNDING NOTE - This law is Subject to Appropriations. See Fiscal Impact Statement in "Other Documents" tab...
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2018-11-13
First Reading CC
DCB22-0972EngrossAs introduced, this bill prohibits a provider from engaging in sexual orientation change efforts for a consumer for whom a conservator or guardian has been appointed.
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2018-11-13
First Reading CC
DCPR22-1129IntroSense Of The Council Supporting Passage Of The Justice For Victims Of Lynching Act Resolution Of 2018
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2018-11-13
Retained by the Council
DCPR22-1128IntroSense Of The Council In Support Of Transgender, Intersex, And Gender Non-conforming Communities Resolution Of 2018
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2018-11-13
Retained by the Council
DCB22-0170PassAs introduced, this bill authorizes the Office of the Attorney General to enforce the Consumer Protection Procedures Act against housing providers that violate laws that protect tenants.
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2018-11-09
Act A22-0505 Published in DC Register Vol 65 and Page 12363
DCB22-0196PassAs introduced, this bill establishes what entities are authorized to administer an epinephrine auto-injector to individuals experiencing anaphylaxis and allows licensed physicians to prescribe the epinephrine auto-injectors to authorized entities. Ag...
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2018-11-09
Act A22-0506 Published in DC Register Vol 65 and Page 12365
DCB22-0902IntroAs introduced, this bill prohibits the sale, use, or provision of non-compostable straws and stirring implements by food service entities, beginning on January 1, 2019.
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2018-11-09
Public Hearing Held
DCCER22-0408PassBlack Cat 25th Anniversary Recognition Resolution Of 2018
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2018-11-09
Resolution ACR22-0408 Effective from November 9, 2018 Published in DC Register Vol 65 and Page 12407
DCCER22-0405PassArthur Capper Senior Apartments Fire Response Recognition Resolution Of 2018
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2018-11-09
Resolution ACR22-0405 Effective from November 9, 2018 Published in DC Register Vol 65 and Page 12400
DCB22-1014IntroAs introduced, this bill prohibits the sale or use of sealant products containing more than 0.1% of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.
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2018-11-09
Public Hearing Held
DCCER22-0409PassHispanic Heritage Month Recognition Resolution Of 2018
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2018-11-09
Resolution ACR22-0409 Effective from November 9, 2018 Published in DC Register Vol 65 and Page 12409
DCB22-0948IntroAs introduced, this bill establishes the Small Business Bonding Program to provide training, financial, and technical assistance to eligible participants. It also requires that 5% of certain penalties and fees collected by the Department of Small and...
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2018-11-08
Public Hearing Held
DCB22-0025IntroAs introduced, this bill restricts the standard annual rent increase for most rent-control units to either the amount specified by the Consumer Price Index-Washington or 5% of the rent charged, whichever is less. The bill also limits rent increases o...
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2018-11-07
Committee Report Filed
DCB22-0613PassAs introduced, this bill establishes the Department of General Services (DGS) as the agency to solicit, review, and approve permits for community access of a school's facilities and grounds. DGS will also remit the majority of permit fees to the scho...
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2018-11-07
Enacted with Act Number A22-0511
DCB22-0777PassAs introduced, this bill promotes priority in applications and interviews for entry-level job positions to District public and public charter high school graduates. It also establishes an apprenticeship program in District government employment. The ...
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2018-11-07
Enacted with Act Number A22-0512
DCB22-1001IntroHealth Insurance Marketplace Improvement Act Of 2018
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2018-11-07
Public Hearing Held
DCB22-0640PassAs introduced, this bill clarifies that the Rental Housing Commission is an independent agency within the executive branch of the District government. Among other things, it provides for the composition and duties of the Commission, and specifies tha...
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2018-11-02
Act A22-0492 Published in DC Register Vol 65 and Page 12066
DCB22-0686IntroAs introduced, this bill requires the Office on Aging to develop a comprehensive ten year strategic plan that shall serve as a long-term blueprint for the District. The plan includes an assessment of the data currently available on the District's sen...
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2018-11-02
Public Hearing Held
DCB22-0793PassAs introduced, this bill symbolically designates the 1200 block of U Street, N.W., in Ward 1, as Ben's Chili Bowl Way.
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2018-11-02
Act A22-0477 Published in DC Register Vol 65 and Page 12024
DCB22-0964IntroAs introduced, this bill designates the District of Columbia Office on Aging as the Department on Aging and Community Living (DACL). The mission of DACL is expanded to include the prevention of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of older adults 60 year...
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2018-11-02
Public Hearing Held
DCCER22-0380PassDomestic Violence Awareness Month Recognition Resolution Of 2018
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2018-11-02
Resolution ACR22-0380 Effective from November 2, 2018 Published in DC Register Vol 65 and Page 12089
DCCER22-0386PassPark(ing) Day 2018 Recognition Resolution Of 2018
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2018-11-02
Resolution ACR22-0386 Effective from November 2, 2018 Published in DC Register Vol 65 and Page 12100
DCCER22-0382PassBreast Cancer Awareness Month Recognition Resolution Of 2018
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2018-11-02
Resolution ACR22-0382 Effective from November 2, 2018 Published in DC Register Vol 65 and Page 12094
DCB22-0991PassFort Dupont Ice Arena Programming Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act Of 2018
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2018-11-02
Act A22-0487, Expires on January 19, 2019 Published in DC Register Vol 65 and Page 12044
DCB22-0840IntroAs introduced, this bill requires that in coordination with the Office of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Affairs, the Department of Health shall annually publish a comprehensive report on the health of the District's LGBTQ community on its w...
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2018-11-01
Committee Report Filed
DCB22-0951IntroAs introduced, this bill requires that schools adopt and implement a policy to prevent and address child sexual abuse, including protocols for responding to and reporting allegations. Public schools and public charter schools are also required to vet...
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2018-11-01
Public Hearing Held
DCB22-0946IntroAs introduced, this bill requires the Department of General Services (DGS), the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) and the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) to create a master list of public recreational spaces in the District and publ...
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2018-11-01
Public Hearing Held
DCB22-0967IntroAs introduced, this bill requires that schools adopt and implement a policy to prevent and address peer-to-peer sexual harassment, sexual assault, and dating violence among students. The policy should include a statement prohibiting sexual harassment...
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2018-11-01
Public Hearing Held
DCB22-0204PassAs introduced, this bill eliminates the financial penalties for failure to pay certain civil motor vehicle infractions within 30 days. FUNDING NOTE - This law is Subject to Appropriations. See Fiscal Impact Statement in "Other Documents" tab.
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2018-10-30
Law Number L22-0175 Effective from October 30, 2018
DCB22-0203PassSequentially to the Committee on Education until December 1, 2017, for Title II only, and then to the Committee on Health with comments from the Committee of the Whole As introduced, this bill pertains to the health and wellness of young children...
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2018-10-30
Law Number L22-0179 Effective from October 30, 2018
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