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File #: 17-0005    Version: 0 Name: Charter Amendment - Term Limits
Type: Mayor and City Council Res. Status: Withdrawn
File created: 1/9/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 6/25/2018
Enactment #:
Title: Charter Amendment - Term Limits For the purpose of providing that a person who has served a certain number of terms as Mayor, Comptroller, President of the City Council, or Member of the City Council is ineligible to again serve in that office during the immediately following term; correcting, clarifying, and conforming related provisions; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
Sponsors: Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, Bill Henry, Ryan Dorsey, Brandon M. Scott, Robert Stokes, Sr., Leon F. Pinkett, III, John T. Bullock, Kristerfer Burnett, Shannon Sneed, Mary Pat Clarke, President Young
Indexes: Charter Amendment, Term Limits
Attachments: 1. 17-0005~1st Reader, 2. ERS 17-0005, 3. Finance 17-0005, 4. Law 17-0005, 5. Completed File_17-0005

Introduced by: Councilmember Schleifer
A Resolution Entitled

A Resolution of the Mayor and City Council concerning
title
Charter Amendment - Term Limits
For the purpose of providing that a person who has served a certain number of terms as Mayor, Comptroller, President of the City Council, or Member of the City Council is ineligible to again serve in that office during the immediately following term; correcting, clarifying, and conforming related provisions; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
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By proposing to amend
Article III - City Council
Sections 1(b) and 3(a)
Baltimore City Charter
(1996 Edition)

By proposing to add
Article IV - Mayor
Section 1(a)(3)
Baltimore City Charter
(1996 Edition)

By proposing to add
Article V - Comptroller
Section 1(a)(5)
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 III. City Council

ยง 1. Legislative Department; qualification and salary of members.

(b) Qualifications.

(1) Members of the City Council, except the President whose qualifications are provided for in Section 3, shall be citizens of the United States, at least 18 years old, and registered voters of Baltimore City.

(2) They also shall be residents of the districts the members have been chosen to represent for at least 1 year next preceding their election, except as provided in Section 7(e), and during their term of office.

(3) After December 9, 2020, a person who has been popularly elected to serve 3 consecutive terms as a Member of the City Council is ineligible to again serve as a Member durin...

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