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Public Hearing • Committee of the Whole

Committee of the Whole & Judiciary & Public Safety Joint Public Hearing


Tuesday, January 16, 2024
11:00 am
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Virtual Meeting Platform
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, DC, 20004

The Committee of the Whole & the Committee on the Judiciary & Public Safety will hold a Joint Public Hearing on the following Legislation:

  • Bill 25-309, “Special Education for Young Adults in the Custody of the Department of Corrections Amendment Act of 2023”
  • Bill 25-461, “Leading Education Access for Reentry and Necessary Success (LEARN) Amendment Act of 2023”

Those who wish to testify must register using the Council’s Hearing Management System at https://lims.dccouncil.gov/hearings by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 12, 2024. Testimony is limited to four minutes. Witnesses who anticipate needing spoken language interpretation, or require sign language interpretation, are requested to inform the Committee office of the need as soon as possible but no later than five business days before the proceeding by emailing cow@dccouncil.gov. We will make every effort to fulfill timely requests, although alternatives may be offered. Requests received in less than five business days may not be fulfilled. Witnesses will receive instructions on how to participate by Zoom prior to the hearing. If you have additional questions, please contact Bijan Verlin, Policy Advisor, at (202) 724-8196 or bverlin@dccouncil.gov.

Watch Live:
– On the Council site, at https://bit.ly/2ooL0l1
– On the OCTFME site, at https://bit.ly/2JNZIro
– On TV, Channel 13 or 18

Witness list & testimony (if applicable/available):
– In the Hearing Management System, at https://bit.ly/3ZIRIQD


1.16 COW JPS Bill 25-309, Bill 25-461 (LEARN) Hearing Notice