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File #: 19-0334    Version: 0 Name: Community Relations - Redefining “Employer”
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 2/4/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 6/17/2019
Enactment #: 19-267
Title: Community Relations - Redefining “Employer” For the purpose of redefining “employer” for purposes of the laws governing unlawful employment practices.
Sponsors: Shannon Sneed, Bill Henry, John T. Bullock, Kristerfer Burnett, Zeke Cohen, Ryan Dorsey, Brandon M. Scott, Mary Pat Clarke, Sharon Green Middleton, Edward Reisinger
Indexes: Community, Employer, Redefining, Relations
Attachments: 1. 19-0334~1st Reader, 2. Office of Civil Rights 19-0334, 3. Finance 19-0334, 4. Law 19-0334, 5. 19-0334~3rd Reader, 6. Complete Bill File 19-0334

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 Sneed

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                     A Bill Entitled

 

An Ordinance concerning

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Community Relations - Redefining “Employer                     

For the purpose of redefining “employer” for purposes of the laws governing unlawful employment practices.  

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By repealing and reordaining, with amendments

Article 4 - Community Relations

Section(s) 1-1(i)

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

 

§ 1-1Definitions.

 

(i)                     Employer.

 

(1)                     “Employer” means every person, other than fraternal and religious organizations, who employs [15] 1 or more persons, exclusive of parents, spouse, or children of [such] that person, during at least 15 days in the preceding 12 months.

 

(2)                     “Employer” includes any governmental unit, agency, or employer as to which the City has the power to legislate.

 

Section 2.  And be it further ordained, That the catchlines contained in this Ordinance are not law and may not be considered to have been enacted as a part of this or any prior Ordinance.

 

Section 3.  And be it further ordained, That this Ordinance takes effect on the 30th day after the date it is enacted.