(a) There is established within the Executive Office of the Mayor, the Office of Lesbian,
Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Affairs (“Office). The Office shall administer such programs as shall be delegated to it by the Mayor
and the Council to promote the welfare of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender,
and questioning community.
(b) The Mayor shall establish an Advisory Committee, consisting of not more than 25
public members, whose members shall be representative of the diversity of people and
ideas within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning community. The Advisory Committee shall include, at a minimum, representation from lesbian,
gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning community organizations representing health,
social service, religious, and human rights issues and its members shall be representative
of the diversity in the community with regard to socioeconomic status, religion, race,
ethnicity, gender identification, age, and families. The Advisory Committee shall advise the Director and the Mayor on issues relating
to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning community and on issues
relating to the mission of the Office.
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