The Legislative Services Division is responsible for managing legislative activities, including:
- Maintaining all official records as defined in the Council Rules, including bills and resolutions as introduced; committee reports and reports from government agencies that are submitted to Council, pursuant to law and legislative action.
- Coordinating publications of Council hearings, Bills, Proposed Resolutions, Resolutions, Acts, Laws and other Council Actions in the D.C. Register.
- Maintaining the Legislative Information tracking system (LIMS), and tracking of the Council review period of proposed resolutions, including confirmation of agency directors and appointments to boards and/or commissions.
- Providing various services including copies of D.C. Laws current and past, audio recordings of Council hearings, and copies of the introduced and final version of bills, resolutions and other council actions and the facilitation to research Council records.
- Providing coverage of Committee of the Whole and Legislative Meetings for the obtaining of votes on each measure and preparation of the final Legislative Meeting Agenda.
- Scanning and/or filing committee records such as agendas of the committee meetings, taped recordings, committee folders and meeting minutes upon adoption after a committee meeting, public, briefing or roundtable hearings.
- Transmitting bills adopted by the Council to the Mayor and to Congress and monitoring of the statutory review period.
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004
Director of Legislative Services
Phone: (202) 724-8050
Committee of the Whole Public Hearing
The Committee of the Whole will hold a Public Hearing on the following Legislation:
- Bill 22-663, Comprehensive Plan Amendment Act of 2018
Those who wish to testify are asked to email the Committee of the Whole at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Sydney Hawthorne at (202) 724-7130, and to provide your name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business Friday, March 16, 2018. If there are numerous witnesses, this deadline will be enforced. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 15 copies of written testimony. If submitted by the close of business on March 16, 2018 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. Copies of the legislation can be obtained through the Legislative Services Division of the Secretary of the Council's office or on http://lims.dccounci~.us. Hearing materials, including a draft witness list, can be accessed 24 hours in advance of the hearing at http://www.chainnanmendelson.com/circulation.