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File #: 19-0470    Version: 0 Name: Charter Amendment - City Council - Exercise of Legislative Powers
Type: Mayor and City Council Res. Status: In Committee
File created: 12/2/2019 In control: Equity and Structure Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Charter Amendment - City Council - Exercise of Legislative Powers For the purpose of modifying and clarifying the City Council’s authority to legislate certain powers and duties of all units of the Executive Branch; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
Sponsors: Bill Henry, Ryan Dorsey, John T. Bullock, Mary Pat Clarke, Zeke Cohen, Kristerfer Burnett, Shannon Sneed, Robert Stokes, Sr.
Indexes: Charter Amendment, City Council, Legislation
Attachments: 1. 19-0470~1st Reader, 2. Law 19-0470, 3. Finance 19-0470, 4. Notre Dame of Maryland University Campus Map
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
(Charter Amendment)

Introduced by: Councilmember Henry

A Resolution Entitled

A Resolution of the Mayor and City Council concerning
title
Charter Amendment - City Council - Exercise of Legislative Powers
For the purpose of modifying and clarifying the City Council’s authority to legislate certain powers and duties of all units of the Executive Branch; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
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By proposing to amend
Article VII - Executive Departments
Section(s) 2(a)
Baltimore City Charter
(1996 Edition)

Section 1. Be it resolved by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That the City Charter is proposed to be amended to read as follows:

Baltimore City Charter

Article VII. Executive Departments

§ 2. General provisions: Powers and duties; Contracts.

(a) Powers and duties prescribed by ordinance.

[Consistent with the Charter, and subject to the supervision of a superior municipal officer or agency, a department, officer, commission, board or other municipal agency provided for in the Charter shall perform additional duties and possess additional powers, as may be prescribed by ordinance.]

Except as expressly prohibited by this Charter, a department, officer, board, commission, council, authority, committee, municipal office, mayoral office, or other unit of City government, whether established by this Charter, by ordinance, by execut...

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