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File #: 19-0381    Version: 0 Name: Charter Amendment - Removal of Elected Officials
Type: Mayor and City Council Res. Status: Enacted
File created: 4/29/2019 In control: Mayor
On agenda: Final action: 7/13/2020
Enactment #: 20-24
Title: Charter Amendment - Removal of Elected Officials For the purpose of providing for the removal from office by the City Council of certain City elected officials under certain circumstances; expanding the potential individuals or entities entitled to prefer charges for consideration of removal from office; conforming and clarifying related provisions; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
Sponsors: Kristerfer Burnett, Bill Henry, Leon F. Pinkett, III, Mary Pat Clarke, Brandon M. Scott, Sharon Green Middleton, Eric T. Costello, John T. Bullock, Zeke Cohen, Ryan Dorsey, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, Robert Stokes, Sr., Shannon Sneed, Edward Reisinger
Indexes: Charter Amendment, Elected Officials, Removal
Attachments: 1. 19-0381~1st Reader, 2. Finance 19-0381, 3. Law 19-0381, 4. Notre Dame of Maryland University Campus Map, 5. Law 19-0381 Word Doc, 6. 2nd Reader Amendments 19-0381 - Adopted, 7. 19-0381~3rd Reader, 8. Signed Ordinance 19-0381
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
7/13/20200 City Council Enacted, pursuant to Baltimore City Charter, Art. IV, Sec. 5(c)  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/18/20200 City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/11/20200 City Council 3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/11/20200 Equity and Structure Committee Recommended Favorably with Amendment  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/4/20200 Equity and Structure Committee Recommended Favorably with AmendmentPass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/29/20200 Equity and Structure Committee Worksession  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/27/20200 Equity and Structure Committee Worksession  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/21/20200 Equity and Structure Committee Worksession  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/13/20200 Equity and Structure Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/12/20200 Equity and Structure Committee Worksession  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/6/20200 Equity and Structure Committee Worksession  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/5/20200 Equity and Structure Committee Worksession  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/3/20200 Equity and Structure Committee Worksession  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/7/20200 Equity and Structure Committee Worksession  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/22/20200 Equity and Structure Committee Worksession  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/16/20190 Equity and Structure Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/16/20190 City Council Reassigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/22/20190 City Council Reassigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/2/20190 City Council President Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/2/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Finance  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/29/20190 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/29/20190 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
(Charter Amendment)

Introduced by: Councilmembers Burnett, Henry, and Pinkett


A Resolution Entitled

A Resolution of the Mayor and City Council concerning
title
Charter Amendment - Removal of Elected Officials
For the purpose of providing for the removal from office by the City Council of certain City elected officials under certain circumstances; expanding the potential individuals or entities entitled to prefer charges for consideration of removal from office; conforming and clarifying related provisions; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
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By proposing to add
Article III - City Council
Section 2(d)
Baltimore City Charter
(1996 Edition)

By proposing to amend
Article III - City Council
Sections 3(b) and 10(d)
Baltimore City Charter
(1996 Edition)

By proposing to amend
Article IV - Mayor
Section 2
Baltimore City Charter
(1996 Edition)

By proposing to amend
Article V - Comptroller
Section 2
Baltimore City Charter
(1996 Edition)



Section 1. Be it resolved by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That the City Charter is proposed to be amended to read as follows:

Baltimore City Charter

Article III. City Council

ยง 2. Members.

(d) Removal.

The City Council by a three-fourths vote of its members may remove an individual member from office for incompetency, misconduct in office, wilful neglect of duty, or felony or misdemeanor in office, on charges preferred b...

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