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File #: 19-0441    Version: 0 Name: Charter Amendment - Charter Review Commission
Type: Mayor and City Council Res. Status: Introduced In Council
File created: 9/9/2019 In control: Judiciary Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Charter Amendment - Charter Review Commission For the purpose of requiring a Charter Review Commission be appointed at least once every 10 years to review and make recommendations for necessary deletions, additions, or revisions to the City Charter; providing for the term of the Commission; setting forth the manner of the Commission’s appointment; providing for the Commission’s duties; requiring that the Commission be dissolved on the completion of its duties; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
Sponsors: President Brandon M. Scott, Ryan Dorsey, Leon F. Pinkett, III, John T. Bullock, Bill Henry, Kristerfer Burnett, Zeke Cohen, Danielle McCray, Robert Stokes, Sr., Edward Reisinger, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, Eric T. Costello, Mary Pat Clarke, Shannon Sneed
Indexes: Charter Amendment, Commission
Attachments: 1. 19-0441~1st 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.
DLR Draft II 30Aug19 DLR Draft II 30Aug19
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill
(Charter Amendment)

Introduced by: President Scott

A Resolution Entitled

A Resolution of the Mayor and City Council concerning
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Charter Amendment - Charter Review Commission
For the purpose of requiring a Charter Review Commission be appointed at least once every 10 years to review and make recommendations for necessary deletions, additions, or revisions to the City Charter; providing for the term of the Commission; setting forth the manner of the Commission’s appointment; providing for the Commission’s duties; requiring that the Commission be dissolved on the completion of its duties; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
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By proposing to add
Article XI - Charter Review Commission
Section(s) 1 to 6
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 XI. Charter Review Commission

§ 1. Commission established.

A Charter Review Commission shall be established in accordance with this article at least every 10 years following the adoption of this article.

§ 2. Term of Commission.

A Charter Review Commission shall be appointed no later than May 1 in a year preceding a congressional election and complete its duties and...

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