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File #: 13-0301    Version: 0 Name: "Ban the Box" - Fair Criminal-Record Screening Practices
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 12/5/2013 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 5/15/2014
Enactment #: 14-221
Title: "Ban the Box" - Fair Criminal-Record Screening Practices FOR the purpose of prohibiting certain employers from making certain inquiries about, or taking certain actions because of, certain arrests or accusations; prohibiting certain employers from conducting a criminal-record check or otherwise inquiring into an applicant's criminal record until after the conclusion of an initial interview; providing for certain exceptions; providing for administrative and judicial review of and remedial relief for violations; prohibiting reprisals against persons who allege a violation of these prohibitions; defining certain terms; imposing certain penalties; providing for a special; effective date; and generally relating to the establishment of fair criminal-record screening practices for employers in the City of Baltimore.
Sponsors: Nick Mosby, Brandon M. Scott, Carl Stokes, Mary Pat Clarke, Edward Reisinger, Sharon Green Middleton, William H. Cole, IV, Bill Henry, Robert Curran, Rochelle Spector
Indexes: Criminal Record, Screening
Attachments: 1. 13-0301 - 1st Reader.pdf, 2. DHR - 13-0301.pdf, 3. Law - 13-0301.pdf, 4. Finance - 13-0301.pdf, 5. Comm. Relations - 13-0301.pdf, 6. Labor Commissioner - 13-0301.pdf, 7. Police - 13-0301.pdf, 8. MOED - 13-0301.pdf, 9. 13-0301 - 3rd Reader.pdf, 10. 13-0301- Enrolled 3rd Reader.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
5/15/20140 Mayor Signed by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/28/20140 City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/7/20140 City Council Amended  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/7/20140 City Council Advanced to Enrolled 3rd Reader  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/24/20140 City Council Held for 1 meeting  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/10/20140 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Recommended Favorably  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/10/20140 City Council Amended  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/10/20140 City Council Advanced to 3rd Rdr., Adopted Comm. Report  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/13/20140 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/10/20130 The City Council Referred for a Report  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/10/20130 The City Council Referred for a Report  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/10/20130 The City Council Referred for a Report  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/10/20130 The City Council Referred for a Report  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/10/20130 The City Council Referred for a Report  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/10/20130 The City Council Referred for a Report  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/10/20130 The City Council Referred for a Report  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/5/20130 City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/5/20130 City Council Assigned  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: Councilmember Mosby

A BILL ENTITLED

AN ORDINANCE concerning
title
"Ban the Box" - Fair Criminal-Record Screening Practices

FOR the purpose of prohibiting certain employers from making certain inquiries about, or taking certain actions because of, certain arrests or accusations; prohibiting certain employers from conducting a criminal-record check or otherwise inquiring into an applicant's criminal record until after the conclusion of an initial interview; providing for certain exceptions; providing for administrative and judicial review of and remedial relief for violations; prohibiting reprisals against persons who allege a violation of these prohibitions; defining certain terms; imposing certain penalties; providing for a special; effective date; and generally relating to the establishment of fair criminal-record screening practices for employers in the City of Baltimore.
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BY adding
Article 11 - Labor and Employment
Section(s) 14-1 through 14-16, to be under the new subtitle designation,
"Subtitle 14. Fair Criminal-Record Screening Practices "
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 11. Labor and Employment

SUBTITLE 14. FAIR CRIMINAL-RECORD SCREENING PRACTICES


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