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File #: 22-0248    Version: 0 Name: Charter Amendment - Baltimore City Police Department - Local Control - Establishment
Type: Mayor and City Council Res. Status: Enacted
File created: 6/21/2022 In control: Baltimore City Council
On agenda: Final action: 7/27/2022
Enactment #: 22-03
Title: Charter Amendment - Baltimore City Police Department - Local Control - Establishment For the purpose of creating a Baltimore City Police Department as an agency and instrumentality of the City of Baltimore; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
Sponsors: City Council President (Administration), Danielle N. McCray, John T. Bullock, Sharon Green Middleton
Indexes: Charter Amendment, Police
Attachments: 1. 22-0248~1st Reader, 2. 22-0248 Law, 3. Finance 22-0248, 4. BPD 22-0248, 5. 22-0248~3rd Reader, 6. 22-0248-Signed, 7. Slip Page cb22-0248~3rd Reader, 8. Completed Ordinance 22-0248

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: The Council President

At the request of: The Administration

                                                                                                                                                           

 

                     A Resolution Entitled

 

A Resolution of the Mayor and City Council concerning

title

Charter Amendment - Baltimore City Police Department - Local Control - Establishment

For the purpose of creating a Baltimore City Police Department as an agency and instrumentality of the City of Baltimore; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.

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By proposing to add

Article VII - Executive Departments

Section(s) 141

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

 

                     Baltimore City Police Department

 

§ 141.                     Department established.

 

There is a Baltimore City Police Department, the head of which is the Police Commissioner.

 

Section 2.  And be it further resolved, That this proposed amendment to the City Charter be submitted to the legal and qualified voters of Baltimore City, for adoption or rejection, in accordance with Article XI-A, § 5 of the Maryland Constitution, in the form specified by the City Solicitor.