Expired Legislation

B22-0905 - Real Estate LLC Transparency Amendment Act of 2018

As introduced, this bill authorizes the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs to require disclosure of all persons with a financial interest in a Limited Liability Company or Limited Liability Partnership seeking a residential housing endorsement to a Basic Business License.

Provisions of this bill have been incorporated in Bill 22-317.

Date introduced: 07/10/18                             

Supporters: Nadeau, Allen, R. White, Cheh, T. White, Bonds

Full text: https://lims.dccouncil.us/Legislation/B22-0905

B22-0684 - Blighted Property Redevelopment Amendment Act of 2018

As introduced, this bill authorizes the Mayor to reclassify blighted vacant properties as vacant properties when provided with evidence that a property owner will meet the vacant property definition prior to final inspection. It also establishes the criteria used to determine that a vacant building is not a blighted vacant building.

Provisions of this bill have been incorporated in Bill 22-317.

Date introduced: 02/06/18                             

Supporters: Grosso, Nadeau, and Evans

Full text: https://lims.dccouncil.us/Legislation/B22-0684

B22-0667 - District of Columbia Education Charitable Donations Amendment Act of 2018

As introduced, this bill creates a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for charitable donations in support of public education in the District of Columbia. It also establishes the District of Columbia Public Education Investment Fund. Money deposited in the fund shall be used for public education in the District of Columbia.

Date introduced: 01/23/18                             

Supporters: R. White, Bonds, Allen, Grosso, NadeauGray, T. White

Full text: https://lims.dccouncil.us/Legislation/B22-0667

B22-0617 - Marion S. Barry Summer Youth Employment Program Enhancement Amendment Act of 2017

As introduced, this bill requires that all applicants' age and residency must be certified by DOES prior to receiving placement. It sets time frames for placement and requires all host employers and sites be finalized before May 15. DOES shall provide age appropriate program placements as well as provide additional support for applicants and participants with disabilities.

Date introduced: 12/05/17                             

Supporters: Nadeau, R. White, Cheh, T. White, Grosso, Evans, Gray, Bonds, Allen, Mendelson, McDuffie

Full text: https://lims.dccouncil.us/Legislation/B22-0617

B22-0505 - Reverse Mortgage Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2017

As introduced, this bill establishes a new program in the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), the Reverse Mortgage Foreclosure Prevention Program. The program will provide financial assistance in the form of a zero interest loan to seniors who meet the eligibility requirements. The max amount that can be provided to a single homeowner over a five year period is $50,000.

Date introduced: 10/03/17                             

Supporters: T. White, Gray, Bonds, Todd, R. White, Nadeau, Grosso

Full text: https://lims.dccouncil.us/Legislation/B22-0505

B22-0506 - Living Wage Certification Program Amendment Act of 2017

As introduced, this bill creates a voluntary living wage certification program within the Department of Small and Local Business Development for District employers that pay its employees a living wage. Approved employers will be given access to digital and physical copies of a unique certifying logo created by the Department.

Date introduced: 10/03/17                             

Supporters: Cheh, R. White, Bonds, Gray, Allen, Nadeau, Grosso

Full text: https://lims.dccouncil.us/Legislation/B22-0506

B22-0448 - Senior Tenants and Residents with Disabilities Rental Assistance Program Amendment Act of 2017

As introduced, this bill establishes a new rental subsidy program for seniors and tenants with disabilities and specifies that the maximum amount that may be disbursed per recipient is $500 per month.

Date introduced: 9/19/17                           

Supporters: T. White, R. White, Nadeau, Todd, Grosso, and Bonds

Full text: https://lims.dccouncil.us/Legislation/B22-0448

B22-0449 - Small Business Advisory Council Act of 2017

As introduced, this bill creates a Small Business Advisory Council to advise the District on small business issues within the District including identifying systemic issues facing small businesses regarding their interactions with the District government.

Date introduced: 9/19/17                             

Supporters: Todd, R. White, Nadeau, Allen, Cheh, Evans, T. White, Grosso

Full text: https://lims.dccouncil.us/Legislation/B22-0449

B22-0316 - Housing Production Trust Fund Advanced Solicitations Amendment Act of 2017

As introduced, this bill authorizes the Mayor to solicit proposals and rank recipients for the expenditure of uncommitted tax revenues one fiscal year before the revenues are available, with the limitation that no contracts, obligations, or commitments may be made until the fiscal year in which the funds are available.

Date introduced: 06/06/17                             

Supporters: R. White, Grosso, McDuffie, Bonds, Nadeau, Allen, Gray, T. White

Full text: https://lims.dccouncil.us/Legislation/B22-0316

B21-0662 - Public Housing Rehabilitation Amendment Act of 2016

As introduced, this bill establishes a fund to support the rehabilitation of public housing units, the Public Housing Rehabilitation Fund. The fund shall consist of annual appropriations, unobligated funds remaining in the Rent Supplement Fund at the end of every fiscal year, interest accrued by the fund, and any other funds received by the District for the repair, rehabilitation, or renovating public housing. The bill requires the District of Columbia Housing Authority to submit a comprehensive report to the Council each year regarding its use of the Fund.

Date introduced: 03/15/16                            

Supporters: Cheh, Nadeau, Allen, Grosso

 Full text: https://lims.dccouncil.us/Legislation/B21-0662

B21-0655 - Wizards Practice Facility Cost Containment Act of 2016

As introduced this bill limits the District's monetary contribution to the arena project at St. Elizabeths East campus to $50,000,000.

Date introduced: 03/01/16                             

Supporters: Grosso, Bonds, Cheh, Nadeau, McDuffie

Full text: https://lims.dccouncil.us/Legislation/B21-0655

PR21-0590 - Proposed Fixed Cost Contract No. DCEB-2016-C-5001 Approval Resolution of 2016

PR 21-590 extends the Council's review period for CA 21-318 to 45 days starting on Monday, February 22, 2016. The proposed contract will be deemed approved on Thursday, April 7, 2016, unless the Council adopts a disapproval or approval resolution prior to that time.

Date introduced: 03/01/16                             

Supporters: Grosso, Cheh, and Nadeau

Full text: https://lims.dccouncil.us/Legislation/PR21-0590

B21-0566 - Living Wages for Publicly Supported Jobs Amendment Act of 2016

As introduced, this bill establishes that businesses receiving government assistance, government contracts, and certain tax benefits shall pay their affiliated employees no less than the living wage during the term of the contract or during the calendar year when the government assistance is received. The term "Affiliated employees" also includes certain subcontractor recipients of contracts and subcontractor recipients of government assistance.

Date introduced: 01/05/16                             

Supporters: Nadeau, May, Allen, Cheh, and McDuffie

Full text: https://lims.dccouncil.us/Legislation/B21-0566

B21-0527 - Vacant and Blighted Buildings Enforcement Amendment Act of 2015

As introduced, this bill requires that the classification of a building as vacant or blighted continues until the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) approves a change in classification; it sets up standards necessary to avoid a vacant property classification such as submitting evidence that demonstrates that the owner has been actively seeking in good faith to rent or sell it. DCRA is required to maintain and publish a list of buildings that are registered as, or have been determined to be, vacant or blighted vacant buildings.

Provisions incorporated into Bill 21-598, the "Vacant Property Enforcement Amendment Act of 2016."

Date introduced: 12/15/15                             

Supporters: May, Todd, Orange, Nadeau, ChehMendelson, Allen

Full text: https://lims.dccouncil.us/Legislation/B21-0527

B21-0370 - Unemployment Benefits Modernization Amendment Act of 2015

As introduced this bill Increases the maximum weekly benefit amount from $359 to $430 commencing on the effective date of the legislation. It standardizes the number of weeks of unemployment benefits that claimants can receive and reduces the amount that benefits are reduced, when claimants obtain limited part time work.

Incorporated into Bill 21-669 "Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Support Act of 2016" Title II, Subtitle L.

Date introduced: 09/22/15                             

Supporters: Bonds, May, Todd, McDuffie, Allen, Cheh, Nadeau, Mendelson, Grosso, Orange

Full text: https://lims.dccouncil.us/Legislation/B21-0370

B21-0412 - Solar Energy Amendment Act of 2015

Electricity suppliers who operate in the District are required to pay fees if they fail to comply with the applicable renewable energy portfolio standards for each year. As introduced, this bill establishes that the current compliance fee amount of 50 cents per kilowatt-hour of shortfall from required solar energy sources, shall remain in effect until 2023. Currently, the fee amount is scheduled to be reduced incrementally. The bill also permits monies contained in the Renewable Energy Development Fund to be used to assist households making less than the area median income for the District of Columbia Metropolitan area.

Date introduced: 09/22/15                             

Supporters: Cheh, Nadeau, Allen, GrossoMendelson, AlexanderBonds

Full text: https://lims.dccouncil.us/Legislation/B21-0412