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File #: 15-0266R    Version: 0 Name: Investigative Hearing - One Card - Youth Identification Card and Access Card to City Services
Type: City Council Resolution Status: Withdrawn
File created: 9/21/2015 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 7/18/2016
Enactment #:
Title: Investigative Hearing - One Card - Youth Identification Card and Access Card to City Services FOR the purpose of exploring the efficacy of instituting a single identification card system to make accessing services easier and more convenient for young Baltimore City residents; examining the mechanism of the D.C. One Card system; and estimating the cost of implementing a similar system in Baltimore City.
Sponsors: Brandon M. Scott, President Young, Sharon Green Middleton, Helen L. Holton, Eric T. Costello, Bill Henry, Carl Stokes, Mary Pat Clarke, William "Pete" Welch, Rochelle Spector, Nick Mosby, Robert Curran, Edward Reisinger
Indexes: City Services, Identification Card, Investigative Hearing, One Card, Youth
Attachments: 1. 15-0266R~1st Reader, 2. BCPS 15-0266R, 3. MOIT 15-0266R, 4. Rec and Parks 15-0266R, 5. Pratt Library 15-0266R, 6. Finance 15-0266R
* 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 R
(Resolution)

Introduced by: Councilmember Scott

A RESOLUTION ENTITLED

A COUNCIL RESOLUTION concerning
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Investigative Hearing - One Card - Youth Identification Card and Access Card to City Services
FOR the purpose of exploring the efficacy of instituting a single identification card system to make accessing services easier and more convenient for young Baltimore City residents; examining the mechanism of the D.C. One Card system; and estimating the cost of implementing a similar system in Baltimore City.
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On April 10, 2008, the District of Columbia Office of the Chief Technology Officer announced, in collaboration with the Department of Parks and Recreation and the D.C. Public Libraries, the launch of the D.C. government ?One Card?, a new picture ID consolidated credential designed to give adults and children access to all the D.C. government facilities and programs they need to use.

The One Card initially granted borrowing privileges at D.C. libraries and provide access to recreation centers throughout the city and later grew in capability, becoming a student ID and an access card for all D.C. government buildings and programs. One Cards also include Metro access capabilities as well.

The D.C. Chief Technology Officer believes that the One Card is easier to replace than library cards and other D.C. government ID cards because the cardholder can go to any District facility for a replacement. The citywide consolidation of ...

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