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File #: 21-0042    Version: 0 Name: Real Estate Records - Modernization
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 2/22/2021 In control: Ways and Means
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Real Estate Records - Modernization For the purpose of modernizing the methods by which the Comptroller shall make certain information regarding the City’s real estate records available to the public; making certain stylistic changes; and conforming and correcting related provisions.
Sponsors: City Council President (Office of the Comptroller)
Indexes: Modernization, Real Estate, Records
Attachments: 1. 21-0042~1st Reader
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: Office of the Comptroller

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Real Estate Records - Modernization
For the purpose of modernizing the methods by which the Comptroller shall make certain information regarding the City’s real estate records available to the public; making certain stylistic changes; and conforming and correcting related provisions.
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By repealing and re-ordaining, with amendments
Article 5 - Finance, Property, and Procurement
Subtitle 16 - Records and Inventory of Real Property
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

By repealing and re-ordaining, with amendments
Article 28 - Taxes
Section 8-2
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 5. Finance, Property, and Procurement

Subtitle 16. Records and Inventory of Real Property

§ 16-1. Record of conveyances and contracts.

(a) Comptroller to [keep record book] maintain online database.

The Comptroller shall [keep a well-bound record book, and have therein recorded] maintain a publicly-accessible online database that includes:


(1) all deeds and leases made to the City, or sufficient extracts from [such] those deeds and leases [as will fully explain the same] to fully identify the nature of the City’s interest in the specific proper...

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