Hearing on B21-332, Council Financial Disclosure Act


Bill 21-332, Council Financial Disclosure Amendment Act of 2015

Council Chairman Phil Mendelson announces a public hearing before the Committee of the Whole on Bill 21-332, the “Council Financial Disclosure Amendment Act of 2015.” The hearing will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 in Hearing Room 123 of the John A. Wilson Building.

The stated purpose of Bill 21-332 is to amend the Board of Ethics and Government Accountability Establishment and Comprehensive Ethics Reform Act to clarify and improve financial disclosure requirements for the Council of the District of Columbia.

Those who wish to testify are asked to telephone the Committee of the Whole at (202) 724-8196, or email Alana Intrieri, Special Counsel to the Chairman, at aintrieri@dccouncil.us, and to provide your name, address, telephone number, and organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business Monday, October 19, 2015. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 15 copies of written testimony. If submitted by the close of business on October 19, 2015 the testimony will be distributed to Councilmembers before the hearing. Witnesses should limit their testimony to four minutes; less time will be allowed if there are a large number of witnesses. A copy of Bill 21-332 can be obtained through the Legislative Services Division of the Secretary of the Council’s office or on http://lims.dccouncil.us.

If you are unable to testify at the hearing, written statements are encouraged and will be made a part of the official record. Written statements should be submitted to the Committee of the Whole, Council of the District of Columbia, Suite 410 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004. The record will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 4, 2015.