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CLPA List of Upcoming DC Area Policy Meetings (October 17th -October 21st)

The DC Council will hold a Legislative Meeting this week. During the session, they will have a final vote on several bills CLPA has been tacking, including the Elections Modernization Amendment Act, the Paternity Establishment Amendment Act and the Partition of Real Property Act. These bills should pass unanimously as they are on the consent agenda, but CLPA will still provide a vote report.


However, not on the consent agenda is the vote on the Local Resident Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2022, which would allow non-citizen residents who meet the voting eligibility requirements to vote in the District's local elections (such as for the Mayor, Chairman, and Councilmembers, among other positions). In this bill, "non-citizen residents" would include many different groups of people, including temporary residents (such as people with a visa or temporary protected status), permanent residents (also known as green card holders), DACA recipients, refugees, and undocumented immigrants. CLPA will provide a vote report on this as well.


The Prince George's County Council Board of Education has an important public hearing this week. This Thursday at 6:00 pm, the board will host its first of two public hearings on proposed school boundary changes in the County. The second hearing will occur on October 25th. This follows proposals the school board recently reviewed that would increase enrollment at newer school buildings while lowering the number of students attending schools scheduled for either renovations or replacement.


In Virginia, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors will hold its Legislative Committee meeting. In the meeting, among other agenda items, they will review the County's 2023 Draft Legislative Program and their draft 2023 Fairfax County Human Services Issue Paper. The Legislative Program draft lays out the County's Legislative Priorities for 2023 in the follow issue areas:

  • Funding Core Services

  • Governance

  • Budget Priorities

  • Environment

  • General Laws

  • Housing

  • Human Services

  • Land Use

  • Public Safety

  • Taxation

Fairfax County's draft Human Services Issue Paper notes its priorities for 2023 are Affordable Housing, Behavioral Health, and Substance Use Disorder. The paper also notes the County's policy positions on issues related to Medicaid Waivers, Children and Families, Older Adults and People with Disabilities, and Health, Well Being, and Safety.


Click on the blue hyperlinks below for more information about each meeting.



 

District of Columbia



DC Council

  • Legislative Meeting-Tuesday, October 18 at 1:00 pm

  • Legislation/policy of interest to be discussed:

  • Final Reading and Vote on Proposed Bills (Consent Agenda)

  • B24-0156 - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act of 2021 (now known as "Partition of Real Property Act of 2022")

  • B24-0169 - Joint Property Protection Amendment Act of 2021

  • B24-0507 - Elections Modernization Amendment Act of 2021

  • B24-0808 - Human Rights Sanctuary Amendment Act of 2022

  • Final Reading and Vote on Proposed Bills (Non-Consent Agenda)

  • B24-0300 - Local Resident Voting Rights Act of 2021

DC State Board of Education


 

Maryland




Charles County

Board of Charles County Commissioners

Charles County Board of Education

Montgomery County




Montgomery County Council

  • Council Meeting-Tuesday, October 18 at 9:00 am

  • Legislation/policy of interest to be discussed:

  • Bill 28-22, Community Ownership Communities

Montgomery County Board of Education


Prince George's County



Prince George's County Council

  • County Council-Monday, October 17 at 10:15 am

  • Legislation/policy of interest to be discussed:

  • LTR 10172022-Proposed joint letter to Mr. Alex Donahue, Acting Executive Director, The Maryland Interagency Commission (IAC) on School Construction, endorsing the Prince George's County Board of Education's Proposed FY 2024 Capital Budget request and to identify the projects considered most critical.

  • County Council-Tuesday, October 18 at 10:00 am

  • Legislation/policy of interest to be discussed:

  • CR-120-2022- Resolution concerning electric Vehicle Infrastructure and Deployment Advisory Group

  • LTR 10112022-Proposed letter to the Honorable Angela D. Alsobrooks, County Executive, transmitting the Prince George's County Council's appointments to the Police Accountability Board.

Board of Education



 

Virginia



Alexandria City



Alexandria City Council


Board of Education


Arlington County



Arlington County Board

Arlington County School Board


Fairfax County




Fairfax County Board of Supervisors


Fairfax County School Board


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