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File #: 15-0568    Version: 0 Name: Public Ethics Law - Administrative Modifications
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 9/21/2015 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 12/5/2016
Enactment #: 16-585
Title: Public Ethics Law - Administrative Modifications FOR the purpose of conforming exclusions from the definition of "interest" to those recently added to the State Public Ethics Law; clarifying certain other exclusions; modifying, updating, and clarifying provisions that require certain timely notices to newly appointed public servants; modifying, updating, and clarifying provisions that require agencies' assistance in preparing for and administering the annual filing of financial disclosure statements; updating and clarifying provisions that require a record of persons inspecting financial disclosure statements; and generally relating to administration of the City Ethics Code.
Sponsors: President Young, Sharon Green Middleton, Carl Stokes, Helen L. Holton, James B. Kraft, Rochelle Spector, Brandon M. Scott, Nick Mosby, Robert Curran, Bill Henry, William "Pete" Welch, Edward Reisinger
Indexes: Administrative Modifications, Law, Public Ethics
Attachments: 1. 15-0568~1st Reader, 2. Finance 15-0568, 3. Human Resources 15-0568, 4. Ethics Board 15-0568, 5. City Solicitor 15-0568, 6. 15-0568~3rd Reader
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
12/8/20160 Mayor Signed by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/5/20160 City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/14/20160 City Council 3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/14/20160 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Recommended Favorably  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/25/20160 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Recommended FavorablyPass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/24/20160 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Scheduled for Voting Session  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/8/20160 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations    Action details Meeting details Not available
2/1/20160 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Scheduled for a Public Hearing  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 Ethics  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/24/20150 City Council President Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/24/20150 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Human Resources  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: Baltimore City Board of Ethics


A BILL ENTITLED

AN ORDINANCE concerning
title
Public Ethics Law - Administrative Modifications
FOR the purpose of conforming exclusions from the definition of "interest" to those recently added to the State Public Ethics Law; clarifying certain other exclusions; modifying, updating, and clarifying provisions that require certain timely notices to newly appointed public servants; modifying, updating, and clarifying provisions that require agencies' assistance in preparing for and administering the annual filing of financial disclosure statements; updating and clarifying provisions that require a record of persons inspecting financial disclosure statements; and generally relating to administration of the City Ethics Code.
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BY repealing and reordaining, with amendments
Article 8 - Ethics
Section(s) 2-19(b), 3-20(d), 3-24, 7-1.1, and 7-4
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 8. Ethics

Subtitle 2. Definitions; General Provisions

? 2-19. ?Interest?.

(b) Exclusions.

?Interest? does not include:


(1) an interest held in the capacity of a personal representative, agent, custodian, fiduciary, or trustee, unless the holder has an equitable interest in the subject ma...

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