B22-0840, the “LGBTQ Health Data Collection Amendment Act of 2018”


Wednesday October 17, 2018

11:00 a.m., Hearing Room 412, John A. Wilson Building

1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20004


            Councilmember David Grosso announces the scheduling of a public hearing on B22-0840, the “LGBTQ Health Data Collection Amendment Act of 2018” and B22-0950, the “Students in the Care of D.C. Coordinating Committee Act of 2018” The hearing will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday October 17, 2018 in Hearing Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building. 

            The stated purpose of B22-0840 is to require the Department of Health, in coordination with the Office of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Affairs, to annually publish a comprehensive report on the health of the District’s LGBTQ community on its website.

The Committee invites the public to testify or submit written testimony. Those who wish to testify may sign-up online at or call the Committee on Education at (202) 724-8061 by 5:00 p.m. Monday, October 15, 2018. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged to bring 10-15 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, Committee Assistant, at, 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, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004. The record will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 31, 2018.