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File #: 21-0112    Version: 0 Name: Charter Amendment - Supplementary Criminal Apprehension and Conviction Fund
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 7/19/2021 In control: Ways and Means
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Charter Amendment - Supplementary Criminal Apprehension and Conviction Fund For the purpose of establishing a continuing, nonlapsing Supplementary Criminal Apprehension and Conviction Fund, to be used exclusively to supplement rewards offered to the public for information leading to the apprehension, arrest, and conviction of criminal suspects; providing for certain modes of appropriation to this Fund; authorizing the Mayor and City Council, by Ordinance, to provide for the oversight, governance, and administration of this Fund; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
Sponsors: Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, John T. Bullock
Indexes: Charter Amendment, Criminal , Fund
Attachments: 1. 21-0112~1st Reader, 2. Law 21-0112, 3. BPD 21-0112, 4. Finance 21-0112, 5. Written Testimony #1, 6. Written Testimony 2 21-0112, 7. Written Testimony 3 21-0112.pdf, 8. Final Synopsis 21-0112, 9. Final Hearing Notes 21-0112 10 19 21
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 - Supplementary Criminal Apprehension and Conviction Fund
For the purpose of establishing a continuing, nonlapsing Supplementary Criminal Apprehension and Conviction Fund, to be used exclusively to supplement rewards offered to the public for information leading to the apprehension, arrest, and conviction of criminal suspects; providing for certain modes of appropriation to this Fund; authorizing the Mayor and City Council, by Ordinance, to provide for the oversight, governance, and administration of this Fund; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
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By proposing to add
Article I - General Provisions
Section 19
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 I. General Provisions

ยง 19. Supplementary Criminal Apprehension and Conviction Fund.

(a) Fund established; Scope.

There is a continuing, nonlapsing Supplementary Criminal Apprehension and Conviction Fund, to be used exclusively for purposes of supplementing rewards offered to the public from time to time by the Baltimore Police Department or a non-profit organizati...

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