Here is the schedule of meetings for the D.C. Council and its committees for the coming week. All meetings are held at the Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Council Chamber, unless otherwise noted.


Judiciary hearing, 10 a.m. "Uniform Child Witness Testimony by Alternative Methods Act of 2005," Bill 16-144; "Uniform Family Support Amendments Act of 2005," Bill 16-151.

Human Services, 2 p.m., Room 123.


Judiciary hearing, 11 a.m. "Homeland Security, Risk Reduction and Preparedness Act of 2005," Bill 16-242.


Government Operations oversight hearing, 10 a.m. A report from the District of Columbia Office of the Chief Technology Officer on the status of DC-Net.

Human Services oversight hearing, 10 a.m., Room 412. The District's Community Services Block Grant Program.

Consumer and Regulatory Affairs hearing, 2 p.m. "Clean Car Dealership Act of 2005," Bill 16-45.


Committee of the Whole, 10 a.m. Measures in the Committee of the Whole: Bill 16-209, "Closing of a Portion of a Public Alley in Square 5217, S.O. 03-1548, Act of 2005"; Bill 16-225, "Closing of Patricia Roberts Harris Drive, N.E., in Square 4325, S.O. 03-5187, Act of 2005"; Bill 16-289, "Tobacco Settlement Model Amendment Act of 2005"; PR 16-47, "Sense of the Council in Support of Inclusionary Zoning Requirements Resolution of 2005"; PR 16-211, "Career Service and Management Supervisory Service Non-Bargaining Unit Employees Compensation System Changes Approval Resolution of 2005"; PR 16-218, "Director of the Office of Planning Ellen M. McCarthy Confirmation Resolution of 2005."

Ninth Legislative Meeting immediately following the Committee of the Whole.


Public Works and the Environment oversight hearing, 10 a.m. The quality of the Potomac and Anacostia rivers and the Chesapeake Bay and the proposed construction of a new Georgetown University boathouse.

Economic Development, 10 a.m., Room 123.

Finance and Revenue, 11 a.m., Room 120.

Health, 2 p.m., Room 123.

Public Works and the Environment oversight hearing, 3 p.m. Recently revealed concerns about the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's operations, maintenance and management.

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