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File #: 18-0223    Version: 0 Name: Equity Assessment Program
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 4/16/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 8/10/2018
Enactment #: 18-160
Title: Equity Assessment Program For the purpose of providing for the implementation of an Equity Assessment Program for Baltimore City, to be developed and overseen by the Department of Planning; requiring City agencies to assess existing and proposed policies and practices for disparate outcomes based on race, gender, or income and to proactively develop policies, practices, and investments to prevent and redress those disparate outcomes; defining certain terms; providing for the adoption of rules and regulations to carry out this Program; requiring certain notices and reports; and generally relating to the goal of eliminating structural and institutional racism and other forms of discrimination based on immutable characteristics.
Sponsors: Brandon M. Scott, Shannon Sneed, Bill Henry, President Young, Ryan Dorsey, John T. Bullock, Kristerfer Burnett, Leon F. Pinkett, III, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, Zeke Cohen, Sharon Green Middleton, Edward Reisinger, Robert Stokes, Sr., Mary Pat Clarke, Eric T. Costello
Indexes: Assessment, Equity, Program
Attachments: 1. 18-0223~1st Reader, 2. FPERS 18-0223, 3. ECB 18-0223, 4. ERS 18-0223, 5. Planning 18-0223, 6. Law 18-0223, 7. Sustainability Commission 18-0223, 8. HCD 18-0223, 9. BMZA 18-0223, 10. Health 18-0223, 11. DOT 18-0223, 12. DPW 18-0223, 13. Fire 18-0223, 14. Police 18-0223, 15. Labor 18-0223, 16. Parking 18-0223, 17. Rec and Parks 18-0223, 18. CHAP 18-0223, 19. Ethics 18-0223, 20. Finance 18-0223, 21. BCIT 18-0223, 22. HR 18-0223, 23. DGS 18-0223, 24. MOED 18-0223, 25. Comptroller 18-0223, 26. MOHS 18-0223, 27. Wage Commission 18-0223, 28. 2nd Reader Amendment 18-0223, 29. 18-0223~3rd Reader, 30. Completed File_18-0223, 31. BDC 18-0223
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
9/17/20180 Mayor Signed by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/9/20180 City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/25/20180 City Council 3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/25/20180 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Recommended Favorably with Amendment  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/13/20180 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Recommended Favorably with AmendmentPass Action details Meeting details Not available
5/7/20180 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20180 City Council President Refer to Parking Authority Board  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20180 City Council President Refer to Wage Commission  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20180 City Council President Refer to Fire and Police Employees' Retirement System  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20180 City Council President Refer to Labor Commissioner  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20180 City Council President Refer to Environmental Control Board  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20180 City Council President Refer to Commission on Sustainability  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20180 City Council President Refer to Employees' Retirement System  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20180 City Council President Refer to Board of Ethics  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20180 City Council President Refer to Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20180 City Council President Refer to Commission for Historical & Architectural Preservation  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20180 City Council President Refer to Police Department  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20180 City Council President Refer to Mayor's Office of Human Services  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20180 City Council President Refer to Mayor's Office of Information Technology  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20180 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Health  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20180 City Council President Refer to Mayor's Office of Employee Development  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20180 City Council President Refer to Fire Department  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20180 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Transportation  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20180 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Public Works  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20180 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Recreation and Parks  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20180 City Council President Refer to Planning Commission  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20180 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Housing and Community Development  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20180 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Human Resources  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20180 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Finance  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20180 City Council President Refer to Dept. of General Services  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20180 City Council President Refer to Office of the Comptroller  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20180 City Council President Refer to Baltimore Development Corporation  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20180 City Council President Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/16/20180 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/16/20180 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: Councilmembers Scott and Sneed

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Equity Assessment Program
For the purpose of providing for the implementation of an Equity Assessment Program for Baltimore City, to be developed and overseen by the Department of Planning; requiring City agencies to assess existing and proposed policies and practices for disparate outcomes based on race, gender, or income and to proactively develop policies, practices, and investments to prevent and redress those disparate outcomes; defining certain terms; providing for the adoption of rules and regulations to carry out this Program; requiring certain notices and reports; and generally relating to the goal of eliminating structural and institutional racism and other forms of discrimination based on immutable characteristics.
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By adding
Article 1 - Mayor, City Council, and Executive Agencies
Section(s) 39-1 to 39-12, to be under the new subtitle designation,
“Subtitle 39. Equity Assessment Program”
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 1. Mayor, City Council, and Executive Agencies

Subtitle 39. Equity Assessment Program

§ 39-1. Definitions.

(a) In general.

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

(b) Agency.

“Agency” means any departme...

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