Councilmember David A. Catania, Chair of the Committee on Health, announces a Public Hearing on the following legislation: B19-510 and B19-524. The hearing will be Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 2:00pm in room 500 of the John Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.
The purpose of B19-510 is to incorporate HIV/AIDS education into ongoing continuing education requirements for physicians, physicians’ assistants, and nurses. The purpose of B19-524 is to establish a peer-to-peer HIV/AIDS educational outreach program for seniors within the Department of Health.
Those wishing to provide testimony should register online or contact Jonathan Antista of the Committee on Health via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at (202) 724-8170 and shall provide their names, contact information, and organization affiliation, if any, by noon on Tuesday, November 29, 2011. Individual may also sign up to testify at www.dccouncil.us. Oral testimony may be limited to 3 minutes per witness and 5 minutes per panel of witnesses. Those providing oral testimony shall bring 15 copies of their statements to the hearing. Those submitting written testimony may submit it to the Committee on Health no later than 5:30pm on Thursday, December 8, 2011.