Public Hearing • Committee of the Whole

Committee of the Whole Public Hearing


Wednesday, June 26, 2024
09:00 am
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Virtual Meeting Platform
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, DC, 20004

The Committee of the Whole will hold a Public Hearing on the following Legislation:

  • Bill 25-740, “Truancy Reduction for Student Success Act of 2024”
  • Bill 25-754, “Chronic Absenteeism and Truancy Reduction Amendment Act of 2024”
  • Bill 25-758, “The Showing Up for Students Amendment Act of 2024”
  • Bill 25-791, “Utilizing Partnerships, Local Interventions for Truancy and Safety (UPLIFT) Amendment Act of 2024”

Those who wish to testify must register using the Council’s Hearing Management System at by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 24, 2024. Testimony is limited to three 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 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 get in touch with Bijan Verlin, Legislative Policy Advisor, at (202) 724-4865 or

Watch Live:
– On the Council site, at

Witness list & testimony (if applicable/available):
– In the Hearing Management System, at


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