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File #: 19-0375    Version: 0 Name: Baltimore City Residency Requirements - Prohibition Against Purposeful Evasion
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed
File created: 4/22/2019 In control: Judiciary Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Baltimore City Residency Requirements - Prohibition Against Purposeful Evasion For the purpose of prohibiting a re-organization or shift in staff reporting requirements in order to purposefully evade the Baltimore City residency requirements; and establishing that a violation of that prohibition is a ethics violation enforceable under the City Ethics Code.
Sponsors: Shannon Sneed, Sharon Green Middleton, Bill Henry, Brandon M. Scott, Leon F. Pinkett, III, Ryan Dorsey, John T. Bullock, Zeke Cohen, Kristerfer Burnett, Robert Stokes, Sr., Mary Pat Clarke, Edward Reisinger
Indexes: Baltimore City, Requirement, Residences
Attachments: 1. 19-0375~1st Reader
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

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Baltimore City Residency Requirements - Prohibition Against Purposeful Evasion
For the purpose of prohibiting a re-organization or shift in staff reporting requirements in order to purposefully evade the Baltimore City residency requirements; and establishing that a violation of that prohibition is a ethics violation enforceable under the City Ethics Code.
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By repealing and reordaining, with amendments
Article 1 - Mayor, City Council, and Municipal Agencies
Section 7-10
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 Municipal Agencies

Subtitle 7. City Officers and Employees

§ 7-10. Residency requirements for City officials.

(a) Definitions.

(1) In general.

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

(2) Agency.

“Agency” means any department, any bureau or division within a department, and any board, commission, authority, council, committee, office, or other unit of City government.


(3) Official.

“Official” means:

(i) the head of an agency who reports directly to the Mayor; and

(ii) any at-will supervisory employee who reports directly to the Mayor or to the head of an agency.

(b) Residency requirement...

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