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File #: 19-0451    Version: 0 Name: Biennial Comprehensive Crime Reduction Plan
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 9/23/2019 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Biennial Comprehensive Crime Reduction Plan For the purpose of requiring that the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice present to the City Council a biennial comprehensive crime reduction plan; specifying that the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice develop the plan in consultation with certain agencies; establishing the contents of the plan; and requiring the publication of the plan on the City’s website for public comment.
Sponsors: President Brandon M. Scott, Bill Henry, Zeke Cohen, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, Eric T. Costello, Leon F. Pinkett, III, Kristerfer Burnett, John T. Bullock, Shannon Sneed, Mary Pat Clarke, Edward Reisinger, Danielle McCray, Robert Stokes, Sr., Ryan Dorsey
Indexes: Biennial, Comprehensive, Crimes, Plan, Reduction
Attachments: 1. 19-0451~1st Reader, 2. Rec and Parks 19-0451, 3. BCPSS 19-0451, 4. Law 19-0451, 5. DHCD 19-0451, 6. BPD 19-0451, 7. BCHD 19-0451, 8. DOT 19-0451, 9. DPW 19-0451, 10. MOCFS 19-0451, 11. MOEM 19-0451, 12. HABC 19-0451, 13. MOCJ 19-0451
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
10/7/20190 Public Safety Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/20190 City Council President Refer to Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/20190 City Council President Refer to Mayor's Office of Emergency Management  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/20190 City Council President Refer to Homless Services Program  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/20190 City Council President Refer to States' Attorney's Office  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/20190 City Council President Refer to Housing Authority of Baltimore City  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/20190 City Council President Refer to Mayor's Office of Children and Family Success  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/20190 City Council President Refer to Fire Department  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/20190 City Council President Refer to Police Department  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/20190 City Council President Refer to Baltimore City Public School System  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Recreation and Parks  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Social Services  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Transportation  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Health  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Housing and Community Development  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Public Works  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/20190 City Council President Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/23/20190 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/23/20190 City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available

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: President Scott                                                                                                          

 

                     A Bill Entitled

 

An Ordinance concerning

title

Biennial Comprehensive Crime Reduction Plan

For the purpose of requiring that the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice present to the City Council a biennial comprehensive crime reduction plan; specifying that the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice develop the plan in consultation with certain agencies; establishing the contents of the plan; and requiring the publication of the plan on the City’s website for public comment.

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By adding

Article 1 - Mayor, City Council, and Municipal Agencies

Section(s) 29-10, to be under the new subtitle,

“Subtitle 29.  Crime Reduction”

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:

 

                     Baltimore City Code

 

                     Article 1.  Mayor, City Council, and Municipal Agencies

 

                     Subtitle 29.  Crime Reduction

 

§§ 29-1 to 29-9. {Reserved}

 

§ 29-10Biennial crime reduction strategy plan.

 

(a)  In general.

 

On or before June 30 of each even-numbered year, the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice shall present to the City Council a comprehensive crime reduction strategy plan for the subsequent 2 years.

 

(b)  Development and coordination.

 

The Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice shall coordinate and develop the plan in direct consultation with:

 

(1)  the Baltimore City Department of Health;

 

(2)  the Baltimore City Department of Housing and Community Development;

 

(3)  the Baltimore City Department of Public Works;

 

(4)  the Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks;

 

(5)  the Baltimore City Department of Social Services;

 

(6)  the Baltimore City Department of Transportation; 

 

(7)  the Baltimore City Fire Department;

 

(8)  the Baltimore City Police Department;

 

(9)  the Baltimore City Public School System;

 

(10) the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office;

 

(11) the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention;

 

(12) the Housing Authority of Baltimore City;

 

(13) the Mayor’s Office of Children and Family Success;

 

(14) the Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management;

 

(15) the Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services; and

 

(16) the State Department of Juvenile Services.                      

 

(c)  Contents.                      

 

The plan required by this section shall:

 

(1)  analyze existing criminal justice data;

 

(2)  assess policing practices;

 

(3)  assess holistic, non-policing efforts aimed at crime reduction;

 

(4)  report on any public engagement measures taken or to be taken to assist in crime reduction;

 

                                                                (5)  assess public attitudes and public education regarding criminal justice issues; and

(6)  establish goals, priorities, and standards for the reduction of crime and the improvement of the administration of justice in the City.

 

(d)  Publication of plan and comment.

 

(1)  The plan required by this section shall be posted prominently for public comment on the City’s website for no less than 30 days prior to its submission to the City Council. 

 

(2)  Any comments received shall be included with the plan on its submission to the City Council.                                                                                                                               

 

Section 2.  And be it further ordained, That the catchlines contained in this Ordinance are not law and may not be considered to have been enacted as a part of this or any prior Ordinance.

 

Section 3.  And be it further ordained, That this Ordinance takes effect on the 30th day after the date it is enacted.