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File #: 21-0074    Version: 0 Name: Office of Emergency Management - Independent Agency
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 5/3/2021 In control: Public Safety and Government Operations
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Office of Emergency Management - Independent Agency For the purpose of repealing Article 1, Subtitle 18 {“Disaster Control and Civil Defense”} as obsolete; establishing an Office of Emergency Management as an independent agency; defining certain terms; providing for the appointment of an Executive Director of the Office; setting forth certain duties of the Executive Director; providing for a staff and budget for the Office; requiring the Office to include specific Emergency Support Functions in the Emergency Operations Plan; requiring the Office to coordinate with certain City agencies in writing the Emergency Operations Plan; requiring the Office to update the City Emergency Operations Plan quadrennially and submit the updated Plan and a memorandum regarding changes made to the Plan to the Mayor and the City Council; requiring the Office to report annually to the Mayor and the City Council on certain activities and metrics; and providing for a special effective date.
Sponsors: Mark Conway, James Torrence, Phylicia Porter
Indexes: Office of Emergency Management
Attachments: 1. 21-0074~1st Reader
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 Conway


A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Office of Emergency Management - Independent Agency
For the purpose of repealing Article 1, Subtitle 18 {“Disaster Control and Civil Defense”} as obsolete; establishing an Office of Emergency Management as an independent agency; defining certain terms; providing for the appointment of an Executive Director of the Office; setting forth certain duties of the Executive Director; providing for a staff and budget for the Office; requiring the Office to include specific Emergency Support Functions in the Emergency Operations Plan; requiring the Office to coordinate with certain City agencies in writing the Emergency Operations Plan; requiring the Office to update the City Emergency Operations Plan quadrennially and submit the updated Plan and a memorandum regarding changes made to the Plan to the Mayor and the City Council; requiring the Office to report annually to the Mayor and the City Council on certain activities and metrics; and providing for a special effective date.
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By repealing
Article 1 - Mayor, City Council, and Municipal Agencies
Subtitle 18. Disaster Control and Civil Defense, in its entirety.
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

By adding
Article 1 - Mayor, City Council, and Municipal Agencies
Sections 18-1 to 18-7, to be under the new subt...

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