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File #: 18-0232    Version: 0 Name: Diaper-Changing Amenity
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 4/30/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 11/9/2018
Enactment #: 18-182
Title: Diaper-Changing Amenity For the purpose of requiring certain buildings and occupancies to provide diaper-changing amenities accessible to both male and female occupants; and providing for a special effective date.
Sponsors: Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, Bill Henry, President Young, Eric T. Costello, Brandon M. Scott, Kristerfer Burnett, Ryan Dorsey, Shannon Sneed, Robert Stokes, Sr., Sharon Green Middleton, Edward Reisinger, John T. Bullock, Zeke Cohen, Leon F. Pinkett, III, Mary Pat Clarke
Indexes: Amenity, Changing, Diaper
Attachments: 1. 18-0232~1st Reader, 2. BDC 18-0232, 3. HCD 18-0232, 4. Law - 18-0232, 5. Health - 18-0232, 6. 2nd Reader Amendments 18-0232, 7. 18-0232~3rd Reader, 8. Completed File_18-0232
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
11/19/20180 Mayor Signed by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/29/20180 City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/15/20180 City Council 3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/15/20180 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Recommended Favorably with Amendment  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/9/20180 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Recommended Favorably with AmendmentPass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/17/20180 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/3/20180 City Council President Refer to Baltimore Development Corporation  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/3/20180 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Health  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/3/20180 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Housing and Community Development  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/3/20180 City Council President Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/30/20180 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/30/20180 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: Councilmember Schleifer

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
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Diaper-Changing Amenity
For the purpose of requiring certain buildings and occupancies to provide diaper-changing amenities accessible to both male and female occupants; and providing for a special effective date.
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By adding
Article - Building, Fire, and Related Codes
Section 2-103 (BC § 1210.4)
Baltimore City Revised Code
(2015 Edition)

Section 1. Be it ordained by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That the Laws of Baltimore City read as follows:

Baltimore City Revised Code

Article - Building, Fire, and Related Codes

Part II. International Building Code

§ 2-103. City modifications.

The additions, deletions, amendments, and other modifications adopted by the City are as follows:

Chapter 12. Interior Environment

Sections 1204 to [1210] 1209 {As in IBC}

Section 1210 Toilet and Bathroom Requirements

1210.1 to 1210.3 {As in IBC}

1210.4 Diaper-changing amenity.

In every Assembly Group A, Business Group B, and Mercantile Group M occupancy and in every City-owned or -occupied building, on each floor area that contains a public toilet or bathroom, both male and female occupants must have access to at least one safe, sanitary, convenient, and discreet diaper-changing station, deck, table, or similar amenity.

Section 2. And be it further ordained, That the catchlines contained in this Ordinanc...

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