- Hearing on DYRS bill: As reported November 21, the Committee on Human Services (Ward 1 Jim Graham, chair) is holding a public hearing on B19-301, The "Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services Escapee Photo Identification Release Amendment Act of 2011" December 2 at 11:00 am. The public is encouraged to testify. Details are in the abbreviated hearing notice (PDF).
- Public hearing on unemployment and ANC bills (date change): The Committee on Aging and Community Affairs (Ward 8 CM Marion Barry, chair) is holding a public hearing on B19-486, "Unemployment Anti-Discrimination Amendment Act of 2011" (PDF) and B19-516, "Advisory Neighborhood Commission Residential Facility Notification Amendment Act of 2011" (PDF) December 19 at 1:00 pm. The public is encouraged to testify. Details are in the hearing notice (PDF). This hearing has been rescheduled from November 21.
- New date for public hearing on teacher bill: The Committee of the Whole (Council Chairman Kwame Brown, chair) is holding a public hearing on B19-576, "Highly Effective Teacher Incentive Act of 2011" (PDF) December 21 at Noon. The purpose of the hearing is to hear from members of the public about the proposed legislation. Details about testifying are in the revised hearing notice (PDF).
- Public hearing on emergency preparedness: The Committee on the Judiciary (At-large CM Phil Mendelson, chair) is holding a public hearing on "Emergency Preparedness in the District of Columbia" January 19, 2012 at 11:00 am. The purpose of the hearing is to hear from the public and government about the "status and efficacy of the District's response plans and the adequacy of the response during recent natural disasters." This hearing follows a similar one held in October 2011. The public is encouraged to testify. Details are in the hearing notice.
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