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File #: 19-0466    Version: 0 Name: Human-Trafficking Notice Requirements - Corrective
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 11/4/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 11/26/2019
Enactment #: 19-319
Title: Human-Trafficking Notice Requirements - Corrective For the purpose of correcting a typographical error in the City Code regarding the appropriate number to text message in order to report human-trafficking; and providing for a special effective date.
Sponsors: Kristerfer Burnett, President Brandon M. Scott, Bill Henry
Indexes: Corrective, Human Trafficking, Notice, Requirement
Attachments: 1. 19-0466~1st Reader, 2. 19-0466~3rd Reader, 3. Complete Bill File 19-0466
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: Councilmember Burnett


A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Human-Trafficking Notice Requirements - Corrective
For the purpose of correcting a typographical error in the City Code regarding the appropriate number to text message in order to report human-trafficking; and providing for a special effective date.
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By repealing and re-ordaining, with amendments
Article 15 - Licensing and Regulation
Section 42-2(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:

Baltimore City Code

Article 15. Licensing and Regulation

Subtitle 42. Human-Trafficking Notice Requirements

§ 42-2. Human trafficking prevention signs to be posted.

(b) In general.

(1) The owner of any business described in subsection (a) of this section must post a sign that states the following:

“REPORT HUMAN TRAFFICKING:

National Human Trafficking Resource Center

Call 1-888-373-7888 or text “BeFree” [(233722)] (233733)


CALL FOR HELP IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW:
· is being forced to have sex without consent
· has had an ID or documents taken away
· is being threatened by or is in debt to an employer
· wants to leave a job but cannot freely do so

TOLL-FREE ‡ 24/7 ‡ CONFIDENTIAL ‡ INTERPRETERS AVAILABLE

This sign is required by Baltimore City law”

(2) The sign must:

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