COUNCILMEMBER DAVID GROSSO
COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
COUNCILMEMBER VINCENT C. GRAY
COMMITTEE ON HEALTH
ANNOUNCE A JOINT PUBLIC HEARING
B22-203, the Infant and Toddler Developmental Health Services Act of 2017
B22-355, the Bolstering Early Growth Investment Amendment Act of 2017
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
10:00 a.m., Hearing Room 412, John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004
Councilmember David Grosso and Councilmember Vincent C. Gray announce the scheduling of a joint public hearing on B22-203, the Infant and Toddler Developmental Health Services Act of 2017, and B22-355, the Bolstering Early Growth Investment Amendment Act of 2017. The hearing will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 in Hearing Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building.
The stated purpose of B22-203 is to require the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services to expand and coordinate health care for infants and toddlers under the age of 3 in the District of Columbia. Chairman Phil Mendelson referred this legislation sequentially to the Committee on Education until December 1, 2017, for Title II only, and then to the Committee on Health.
The stated purpose of B22-355 is to increase the child care subsidy payment rates for providers to align with the cost of care for infants and toddlers. Chairman Phil Mendelson referred this legislation to the Committee on Education. Bill 22-355 pertains to the same general topic of early childhood care and development, the Committee on Education will receive testimony from the public and government witnesses on this legislation during this joint hearing.
The Committee invites the public to testify or submit written testimony. Those who wish to testify may sign-up online at http://bit.do/educationhearings or call the Committee on Education at (202) 724-8061 by 5:00pm Monday, September 25. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged to bring 10 copies of their written testimony.
If you are unable to testify at the hearing, written statements are encouraged and will be made a part of the official record. Written statements should be submitted by email to Ashley Strange, firstname.lastname@example.org, or by post to the Committee on Education, Council of the District of Columbia, Suite 116 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004. The record will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 11, 2017.