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File #: 20-0551    Version: 0 Name: Charter Amendment - Term Limits
Type: Mayor and City Council Res. Status: Failed - End of Term
File created: 7/6/2020 In control: Equity and Structure Committee
On agenda: Final action: 12/7/2020
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: City Council President (Administration)
Indexes: Charter Amendment, Term Limits
Attachments: 1. cb20-0551~1st, 2. ERS 20-0551, 3. Agenda 20-0551, 4. Law 20-0551, 5. Finance 20-0551, 6. Office of the Comptroller 20-0551, 7. Minutes - 20-0551, 8. Equity and Structure - Hearing Notes Bill 20-0551 (1), 9. Equity and Structure 20-0551 Bill Synopsis, 10. Meeting Agenda - 20-0551, 11. Meeting Minutes - 20-0551, 12. Equity and Structure - Hearing Notes Bill 20-0551 (2), 13. Equity and Structure 20-0551 Bill Synopsis, 14. Agenda - 20-0551
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: The Council President
At the request of: The Administration (Mayor’s Office)

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

§ 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 sh...

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