Monday, November 23, 2009

Council hearings noticed in 11/20 DCR

There are a number of hearing notices published in the November 20, 2009 DC Register related to children and youth:
  • B18-449, "Foster Care Youth Identity Protection Amendment Act of 2009", public hearing:   The Committee on Human Services (CM Wells, Ward 6, chair) is holding a public hearing on December 9 at 1:00 pm.   The purpose of the legislation is to discover if foster kids, prior to their emancipation, have had their identities stolen.   Details about testifying are in the hearing notice.
  • Aquatic programs in the Department of Parks and Recreation:   The Committee on Libraries, Parks and Recreation (CM Thomas, Ward 5, chair) is holding a public oversight hearing on December 7 at 10:00 am.   The purpose of the hearing is to consider concerns and challenges in DPR.   Details about the hearing, including how to testify, are in the hearing notice.
  • Youth Issues:   The Committee of the Whole (Council Chair Vince Gray, At-large, chair) is holding the next youth-only hearing on December 12 at 10:00 am.   Details are in the hearing notice.
  • "The Performance of the HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD, and Tuberculosis Administration" public oversight roundtables:   The Committee on Health (CM Catania, At-large, chair) has scheduled two hearings concerning the administration’s performance in facilitating and monitoring the delivery of HIV/AIDS services to DC residents.   The first hearing will be held on December 4, the second on December 11.

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