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File #: 18-0308    Version: 0 Name: Community Relations - Housing Discrimination - Source of Income
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 12/3/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 4/12/2019
Enactment #: 19-234
Title: Community Relations - Housing Discrimination - Source of Income For the purpose of prohibiting, as unlawful discriminatory housing practices, certain practices based on source of income; defining certain terms; clarifying and conforming related provisions; and generally related to community relations and discriminatory practices.
Sponsors: Ryan Dorsey, Kristerfer Burnett, Bill Henry, Brandon M. Scott, Leon F. Pinkett, III, Zeke Cohen, Shannon Sneed, Sharon Green Middleton, John T. Bullock, Mary Pat Clarke, Robert Stokes, Sr.
Indexes: Community, Discrimination, Housing, Income, Relations
Attachments: 1. 18-0308~1st Reader, 2. HCD 18-0308, 3. Finance 18-0308, 4. HABC 18-0308, 5. Law 18-0308, 6. Civil Rights and Wage 18-0308, 7. 2.7.19 FLA - Synopsis Memo - 18-0306, 8. 2nd Reader Committee Amendments 18-0308, 9. 2nd Reader Floor Amendments 18-0308, 10. 18-0308~3rd Reader, 11. Completed File_18-0308
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
4/15/20190 Mayor Signed by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/18/20190 City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/11/20190 City Council 3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/11/20190 Housing and Urban Affairs Committee Recommended Favorably  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/12/20190 Housing and Urban Affairs Committee Recommended FavorablyPass Action details Meeting details Not available
1/28/20190 Housing and Urban Affairs Committee Scheduled for Voting Session  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/14/20190 Housing and Urban Affairs Committee Worksession  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/6/20180 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Finance  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/6/20180 City Council President Refer to the Office of Civil Rights and Wage Enforcement   Action details Meeting details Not available
12/6/20180 City Council President Refer to Housing Authority of Baltimore City  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/6/20180 City Council President Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/6/20180 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Housing and Community Development  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/3/20180 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/3/20180 City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/3/20180 Housing and Urban Affairs 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 Dorsey
A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Community Relations - Housing Discrimination - Source of Income
For the purpose of prohibiting, as unlawful discriminatory housing practices, certain practices based on source of income; defining certain terms; clarifying and conforming related provisions; and generally related to community relations and discriminatory practices.
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By repealing and reordaining, with amendments
Article 4 - Community Relations
Sections 1-1(f)(1), 1-1(v), and 3-5(a) and (e)
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

By adding
Article 4 - Community Relations
Section 1-1(x)
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

By repealing and reordaining, without amendments
Article 4 - Community Relations
Sections 3-5(f)
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 4. Community Relations

Subtitle 1. Definitions; General Provisions

§ 1-1. Definitions.

(f) Discrimination.

(1) “Discrimination” means any difference in the treatment of an individual or person because of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientati...

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