Code of the District of Columbia

§ 7–757.03. Members of the Health Literacy Council.

The Health Literacy Council shall be composed of 15 members, as follows:

(1) One member shall be appointed by the Chairperson of the Council committee with oversight over the Department of Health;

(2) One member shall be the President of the University of the District of Columbia, or the President's designee;

(3) One member shall be the President of the Community College of the District of Columbia, or the President's designee;

(4) One member shall be the Executive Director of the Health Benefit Exchange Authority, or the Executive Director's designee;

(5) One member shall be the Director of the Department of Behavioral Health, or the Director's designee;

(6) One member shall be the Director of the Department of Health Care Finance, or the Director's designee;

(7) One member shall be the Director of the Department of Health, or the Director's designee; and

(8) Eight members shall be appointed by the Mayor, as follows:

(A) One member shall represent the Workforce Investment Council;

(B) Four members shall be District residents with extensive knowledge of health resources and services, health education, and the field of health literacy programs;

(C) One member shall represent the Youth Advisory Council;

(D) One faculty member from a District of Columbia university who is a District resident with specific experience in issues of equity in health care systems; and

(E) One member with experience in primary care who is employed by a clinic or an association representing clinics.


(Mar. 6, 2018, D.C. Law 22-66, § 4, 65 DCR 354.)

Applicability

Section 7023 of D.C. Law 22-168 repealed section 7 of D.C. Law 22-66 amending the applicability restriction impacting this section. Therefore the creation of this section by D.C. Law 22-66 has been implemented.

Applicability of D.C. Law 22-66: § 7 of D.C. Law 22-66 provided that the creation of this section by § 4 of D.C. Law 22-66 is subject to the inclusion of the law’s fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan. Therefore that amendment has not been implemented.