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File #: 21-0019    Version: 0 Name: Baltimore City Office of LGBTQ Affairs
Type: Ordinance Status: 3rd Reader, final passage
File created: 1/11/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Baltimore City Office of LGBTQ Affairs For the purpose of establishing a Baltimore City Office of LGBTQ Affairs; defining certain terms; providing for the appointment of the Director of the Office; establishing the duties of the Office; providing for the staff and budget of the Office; establishing a LGBTQ Commission to advise and collaborate with the Office; proving for the appointment, structure, and governance of the Commission; requiring the Director, Commission members, and staff of the Office to file financial disclosures under the Ethics Code; and requiring that the Office submit an annual report to the Mayor and City Council.
Sponsors: Kristerfer Burnett, Zeke Cohen, Ryan Dorsey, James Torrence, Robert Stokes, Sr., Antonio Glover, Odette Ramos
Indexes: Baltimore City, LGBTQ Affairs
Attachments: 1. 21-0019~1st Reader, 2. President Mosby - cb21-0019 waive rules and announce hearing, 3. Law 21-0019, 4. Ethics Board 21-0019, 5. Finance 21-0019, 6. 2nd Reader Amendment 21-0019(1)~1st (comm)
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: Councilmembers Burnett, Cohen, Dorsey

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Baltimore City Office of LGBTQ Affairs
For the purpose of establishing a Baltimore City Office of LGBTQ Affairs; defining certain terms; providing for the appointment of the Director of the Office; establishing the duties of the Office; providing for the staff and budget of the Office; establishing a LGBTQ Commission to advise and collaborate with the Office; proving for the appointment, structure, and governance of the Commission; requiring the Director, Commission members, and staff of the Office to file financial disclosures under the Ethics Code; and requiring that the Office submit an annual report to the Mayor and City Council.
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By adding
Article 1 - Mayor, City Council, and Municipal Agencies
Sections 57-1 through 57-10, to be under the new subtitle,
“Subtitle 57. Office of LGBTQ Affairs”
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

By adding
Article 8 - Ethics
Section(s) 7-8(27)
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 1. Mayor, City Council, and Municipal Agencies

Subtitle 57. Office of LGBTQ Affairs

§ 57-1. Definitions.

(a) In general.

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

(b) Commission.

“Commission” means the Baltimore City LGBTQ...

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