Hearing on B21-64, DC Community Impact Fund


Bill 21-64, DC Community Impact Fund Act of 2015

Council Chairman Phil Mendelson announces a public hearing of the Committee of the Whole on Bill 21-64, the “DC Community Impact Fund Act of 2015.” The hearing will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 in Hearing Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building.

The stated purpose of Bill 21-64 is to authorize the establishment of a nonprofit fund to support District government social benefit programs. The fund would be financed through a one percent deduction from payments to private vendors under District government contracts, with the expectation that contract costs would be unaffected.

Those who wish to testify are asked to telephone the Committee of the Whole at (202) 724-8196, or to email Evan Cash, Committee Director, at ecash@dccouncil.us, and provide their name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business Friday, November 6, 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 November 6, 2015 the testimony will be distributed to Councilmembers before the hearing. Witnesses should limit their testimony to five minutes; less time will be allowed if there are a large number of witnesses. Copies of Bill 21-64 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 Monday, November 24, 2015.