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File #: 19-0446    Version: 0 Name: Banning Certain Pre-Employment Drug Screening
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 9/9/2019 In control: Labor Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Banning Certain Pre-Employment Drug Screening For the purpose of banning pre-employment screening tests for tetrahydrocannabinol for employment with the City of Baltimore, with certain exceptions, and providing for a special effective date.
Sponsors: Shannon Sneed, Ryan Dorsey, John T. Bullock, Bill Henry, Kristerfer Burnett, Edward Reisinger
Indexes: Banning, Drug Screening, Pre-Employment
Attachments: 1. 19-0446~1st Reader, 2. Fire 19-0446, 3. Rec and Parks 19-0446
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
9/12/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Finance  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/12/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Transportation  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/12/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Public Works  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/12/20190 City Council President Refer to Fire Department  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/12/20190 City Council President Refer to Labor Commissioner  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/12/20190 City Council President Refer to States' Attorney's Office  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/12/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Health  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/12/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Human Resources  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/12/20190 City Council President Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/12/20190 City Council President Refer to Police Department  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/12/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Recreation and Parks  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/9/20190 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/9/20190 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

Introduced by: Councilmember Sneed


A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Banning Certain Pre-Employment Drug Screening
For the purpose of banning pre-employment screening tests for tetrahydrocannabinol for employment with the City of Baltimore, with certain exceptions, and providing for a special effective date.
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By adding
Article 11 - Labor and Employment
Sections 19-1 to 19-4, to be under the new subtitle designation,
“Subtitle 19. Banning Pre-Employment Drug Screening”
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 11. Labor and Employment

Subtitle 19. Pre-Employment Drug Screening

§ 19-1. Definitions.

(a) In general.

In this subtitle, the following words have the meanings indicated.

(b) Screening test.

“Screening test” means a test of an individual’s blood, urine, hair, or saliva to detect the general presence of a controlled substance or any other drug.

(c) Tetrahydrocannabinol.


“Tetrahydrocannabinol” means the cannabis plant’s main psychoactive chemical compound.

§ 19-2. Scope of subtitle.

(a) Exceptions regarding positions.

This subtitle does not apply to individuals applying to work:

(1) in a position with the Baltimore City Health Department;

(2) in a pos...

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