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File #: 20-0263R    Version: 0 Name: Recognizing the Service of Councilmember Shannon Sneed
Type: City Council Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 12/7/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 12/7/2020
Enactment #:
Title: Recognizing the Service of Councilmember Shannon Sneed For the purpose of recognizing Councilmember Shannon Sneed for her service to Baltimore City.
Sponsors: Mayor Brandon M. Scott, Mary Pat Clarke, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, John T. Bullock, Kristerfer Burnett, Zeke Cohen, Eric T. Costello, Ryan Dorsey, Bill Henry, Danielle McCray, Sharon Green Middleton, Leon F. Pinkett, III, Edward Reisinger, Robert Stokes, Sr.
Indexes: Councilmember Shannon Sneed, Recognizing
Attachments: 1. 20-0263R~1st Reader
* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
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City of Baltimore
Council Bill R
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Introduced by: President Scott
A Resolution Entitled

A Council Resolution concerning
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Recognizing the Service of Councilmember Shannon Sneed
For the purpose of recognizing Councilmember Shannon Sneed for her service to Baltimore City.
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Recitals

Councilmember Shannon Sneed faithfully and dutifully represented the 13th Council District from 2016 to 2020. On the Council, she served as Chair of the Labor Committee where she worked to improve working conditions for all Baltimoreans, especially women.

Councilmember Sneed sponsored the “Displaced Service Workers Protection Act,” which protected service workers’ jobs when new businesses took over contracts. She made Baltimore a pioneer in providing rights and support for women in the workforce with the “Lactation Accommodations in the Workplace” bill. Through this bill, women are able to have space and time for lactation breaks in the workplace.

Recognizing the importance of City leaders residing in Baltimore City, Councilmember Sneed was lead sponsor on bills to require agency leaders and police officials to live in the city that they serve. She also sponsored the “Transparency and Oversight in Claims and Litigation” bill to effectively end the unconstitutional practice of litigation “gag orders,” ensure that all claimants in settlements with Baltimore City are able to speak freely about their experience.

Because of Councilmember Sneed’s service and thoughtful approach to both constituent service and legislation...

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