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File #: 15-0565    Version: 0 Name: Personal Property Tax Credits - Food Desert Incentive Areas
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 9/21/2015 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 12/18/2015
Enactment #: 15-434
Title: Personal Property Tax Credits - Food Desert Incentive Areas FOR the purpose of establishing a tax credit against the personal property tax imposed on qualified supermarkets in Food Desert Incentive Areas; imposing certain limitations, conditions, and qualifications for credit eligibility; providing for the amount, duration, and administration of the credit; defining certain terms; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to a personal property tax credit for certain supermarkets.
Sponsors: City Council President (Administration)
Indexes: Food Desert, Personal Property Tax Credits
Attachments: 1. 15-0565~1st Reader, 2. Planning 15-0565, 3. BDC 15-0565, 4. Real Estate 15-0565, 5. HCD 15-0565, 6. Health 15-0565, 7. Finance 15-0565, 8. City Solicitor 15-0565, 9. 2nd Reader Amendments 15-0565, 10. 15-0565~3rd Reader
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
1/11/20160 Mayor Signed by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/10/20150 City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/7/20150 City Council 3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/7/20150 Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee Recommended Favorably with Amendment  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/24/20150 Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee Recommended Favorably with AmendmentPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/9/20150 Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/24/20150 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Real Estate  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/24/20150 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Finance  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/24/20150 City Council President Refer to Board of Estimates  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/24/20150 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Housing and Community Development  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/24/20150 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Health  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/24/20150 City Council President Refer to Baltimore Development Corporation  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/24/20150 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Planning  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/24/20150 City Council President Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/21/20150 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/21/20150 City Council Introduced  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: The Council President
At the request of: The Administration (Baltimore Development Corporation)

A BILL ENTITLED

AN ORDINANCE concerning
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Personal Property Tax Credits - Food Desert Incentive Areas
FOR the purpose of establishing a tax credit against the personal property tax imposed on qualified supermarkets in Food Desert Incentive Areas; imposing certain limitations, conditions, and qualifications for credit eligibility; providing for the amount, duration, and administration of the credit; defining certain terms; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to a personal property tax credit for certain supermarkets.
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BY adding
Article 28 - Taxes
Section(s) 10-30
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 28. Taxes

Subtitle 10. Credits

? 10-30. FOOD DESERT INCENTIVE AREAS (PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX CREDIT)

(A) DEFINITIONS.

(1) IN GENERAL.

IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS HAVE THE MEANINGS INDICATED.


(2) FINANCE DIRECTOR.

?FINANCE DIRECTOR? MEANS THE DIRECTOR OF THE CITY DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE OR THAT DIRECTOR?S DESIGNEE.

(3) FOOD DESERT.

?FOOD DESERT? MEANS AN AREA IN WHICH:

(I) THE DISTANCE TO A SUPERMARKET IS MORE THAN ? MILE;

(II) THE MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME IS AT OR BELOW 185% OF THE FEDERAL POVERTY LEVEL, AS MEAS...

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