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File #: 17-0120    Version: 0 Name: Property Tax Credit - Public Safety Officers
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 9/11/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 11/29/2017
Enactment #: 17-074
Title: Property Tax Credit - Public Safety Officers For the purpose of establishing a tax credit against the property tax imposed on the principal residences of certain public safety officers; 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 property tax credit for qualified public safety officers.
Sponsors: Eric T. Costello, President Young, Zeke Cohen, Brandon M. Scott, John T. Bullock, Leon F. Pinkett, III, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, Robert Stokes, Sr., Sharon Green Middleton, Mary Pat Clarke, Shannon Sneed, Kristerfer Burnett, Edward Reisinger, Bill Henry
Indexes: Officers, Property Tax Credit, Public Safety
Attachments: 1. 17-0120~1st Reader, 2. HCD 17-0120, 3. Law 17-0120, 4. Planning 17-0120, 5. Finance 17-0120, 6. Real Estate 17-0120, 7. 2nd Reader Amendment 17-0120, 8. 17-0120~3rd Reader, 9. 17-0120~Enr
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
12/4/20170 Mayor Signed by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/13/20170 City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/30/20170 City Council 3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/30/20170 Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee Recommended Favorably with Amendment  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/19/20170 Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee Recommended Favorably with AmendmentPass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/14/20170 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Real Estate  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/14/20170 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Finance  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/14/20170 The City Council Refer to Board of Estimates  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/14/20170 The City Council Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/14/20170 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Planning  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/14/20170 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Housing and Community Development  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/11/20170 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/11/20170 City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/11/20170 Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  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 Costello

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Property Tax Credit - Public Safety Officers
For the purpose of establishing a tax credit against the property tax imposed on the principal residences of certain public safety officers; 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 property tax credit for qualified public safety officers.
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By adding
Article 28 - Taxes
Section 10-21
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

§ 10-21. Public Safety Officers.

(a) Definitions.

(1) In general.

In this section, the following terms have the meanings indicated.

(2) Dwelling.

“Dwelling” has the meaning stated in State Tax-Property Article § 9-105 {“Homestead tax credit”}.


(3) Finance Director.

“Finance Director” means the Director of the City Department of Finance or that Director’s designee.

(4) Homeowner.

“Homeowner” has the meaning stated in State Tax-Property Article § 9-105 {“Homestead tax credit”}.

(5) Homestead dwelling.

“Homestead dwelling” means a dwelling that is :

(i)...

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