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File #: 19-0336    Version: 0 Name: Public Ethics Law - Conforming Modifications
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 2/4/2019 In control: Mayor
On agenda: Final action: 4/22/2019
Enactment #: 19-239
Title: Public Ethics Law - Conforming Modifications For the purpose of conforming the City Ethics Code with the amendments to the State Ethics Law made by Chapter 31, 2017 Laws of Maryland; altering the definition of “interest” to exclude certain mutual funds and exchange-traded funds; adding a participation prohibition for certain officials who are former lobbyists; prohibiting elected officials from assisting in certain matters under certain circumstances; altering a reporting requirement for certain debts; adding a requirement to report when a public official’s spouse is a lobbyist; limiting access to home addresses listed in a financial disclosure statement; clarifying and conforming related provisions; and generally relating to the City Ethics Code.
Indexes: Conforming, Law, Modifications, Public Ethics
Attachments: 1. 19-0336~1st Reader, 2. Ethics Board 19-0336, 3. Law 19-0336, 4. 2nd Reader Committee Amendments 19-0336, 5. 19-0336~3rd Reader, 6. Completed File_19-0336
Explanation: Capitals indicate matter added to existing law.
[Brackets] indicate matter deleted from existing law.

* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill

Introduced by: The Council President
At the request of: Baltimore City Ethics Board


A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Public Ethics Law - Conforming Modifications
For the purpose of conforming the City Ethics Code with the amendments to the State Ethics Law made by Chapter 31, 2017 Laws of Maryland; altering the definition of “interest” to exclude certain mutual funds and exchange-traded funds; adding a participation prohibition for certain officials who are former lobbyists; prohibiting elected officials from assisting in certain matters under certain circumstances; altering a reporting requirement for certain debts; adding a requirement to report when a public official’s spouse is a lobbyist; limiting access to home addresses listed in a financial disclosure statement; clarifying and conforming related provisions; and generally relating to the City Ethics Code.
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By adding
Article 8 - Ethics
Section 6-6.1
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

By repealing and reordaining with amendments
Article 8 - Ethics
Section(s) 2-19, 6-22(b), 7-4, 7-25(a), and 7-27(b)
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

Section 1. Be it ordained by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That the Laws of Baltimore City read as follows:










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