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File #: 20-0545    Version: 0 Name: Charter Amendment - Term Limits
Type: Mayor and City Council Res. Status: Failed
File created: 6/22/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 7/13/2020
Enactment #:
Title: Charter Amendment - Term Limits For the purpose of providing that a person who has served a certain number of terms as Mayor, Comptroller, President of the City Council, or Member of the City Council is ineligible to again serve in that office during the immediately following term; correcting, clarifying, and conforming related provisions; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
Sponsors: Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, Kristerfer Burnett, Bill Henry, Mayor Brandon M. Scott, Shannon Sneed, Zeke Cohen
Indexes: Charter Amendment
Attachments: 1. 20-0545~1st Reader, 2. Law 20-0545 Word, 3. EEORS 20-0545, 4. Comptroller 20-0545, 5. 20-0545 Charter Amendment - Term Limits - Bill Synopsis, 6. 20-0545 - Agenda, 7. 20-0545 - Minutes, 8. Equity and Structure - Hearing Notes Bill 20-0545, 9. Finance 20-0545, 10. Law Amendments 20-0545, 11. Law 20-0545 - 2, 12. 2nd Reader Amendments 20-0545 1 of 3, 13. 2nd Reader Amendments 20-0545 2 of 3, 14. 2nd Reader Amendments 20-0545 3 of 3
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: Councilmember Schleifer
A Resolution Entitled

A Resolution of the Mayor and City Council concerning
title
Charter Amendment - Term Limits
For the purpose of providing that a person who has served a certain number of terms as Mayor, Comptroller, President of the City Council, or Member of the City Council is ineligible to again serve in that office during the immediately following term; correcting, clarifying, and conforming related provisions; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
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By proposing to amend
Article III - City Council
Sections 1(b) and 3(a)
Baltimore City Charter
(1996 Edition)

By proposing to add
Article IV - Mayor
Section 1(a)(3)
Baltimore City Charter
(1996 Edition)

By proposing to add
Article V - Comptroller
Section 1(a)(5)
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 1. Legislative Department; qualification and salary of members.

(b) Qualifications.

(1) Members of the City Council, except the President whose qualifications are provided for in Section 3, shall be citizens of the United States, at least 18 years old, and registered voters of Baltimore City.

(2) They also shall be residents of the distri...

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