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File #: 21-0071R    Version: 0 Name: Investigative Hearing - Developing a Coordinated Response to Baltimore City's Overdose Crisis
Type: City Council Resolution Status: In Committee
File created: 10/4/2021 In control: Health, Environment, and Technology
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Investigative Hearing - Developing a Coordinated Response to Baltimore City's Overdose Crisis For the purpose of requesting the Baltimore City Administrator, the Commissioner of the Baltimore City Health Department, the Commissioner of the Baltimore Police Department, the Chief of the Baltimore City Fire Department, the Director of the Mayor's Office of Performance and Innovation, the Director of the Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement, the Director of the Mayor's Office of Emergency Management, and the Director of the Department of Finance to come before the Baltimore City Council to provide a comprehensive briefing on the City's coordinated response to the current overdose crisis; how we can develop and implement an Rx Stat workgroup with our local healthcare partners; the use of mobile safe injection sites; the allocation of funding to distribute fentanyl test strips; and an examination of the prevention, diversion, and rehabilitation programs we have in place to sa...
Sponsors: Danielle N. McCray, John T. Bullock, Sharon Green Middleton, Mark Conway, Robert Stokes, Sr., Kristerfer Burnett, Zeke Cohen, Odette Ramos, Phylicia Porter, James Torrence
Indexes: Informational Hearing, Opioid Epidemic , Overdose
Attachments: 1. 21-0071R~1st Reader, 2. Law 21-0071R, 3. BCFD Bill Report - City Council Bill 21-0071R, 4. OEM 21-0071R, 5. BCHD 21-0071R, 6. OPI - 21-0071R, 7. MONSE 21-0071R Overdose Crisis, 8. CAO 21-0071R- Coordinated Response to Opioid Crisis, 9. BPD 21-0071R, 10. Finance 21-0071R
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
10/7/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Police Department  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Baltimore City Administrator   Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Mayor's Office of Innovation  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Health  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Fire Department  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Mayor's Office of Emergency Management  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Finance  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/4/20210 Baltimore City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/4/20210 Baltimore City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/4/20210 Health, Environment, and Technology Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
* 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 R
(Resolution)

Introduced by: Councilmember McCray


A Resolution Entitled

A Council Resolution concerning
title
Investigative Hearing - Developing a Coordinated Response to Baltimore City's Overdose Crisis
For the purpose of requesting the Baltimore City Administrator, the Commissioner of the Baltimore City Health Department, the Commissioner of the Baltimore Police Department, the Chief of the Baltimore City Fire Department, the Director of the Mayor's Office of Performance and Innovation, the Director of the Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement, the Director of the Mayor's Office of Emergency Management, and the Director of the Department of Finance to come before the Baltimore City Council to provide a comprehensive briefing on the City's coordinated response to the current overdose crisis; how we can develop and implement an Rx Stat workgroup with our local healthcare partners; the use of mobile safe injection sites; the allocation of funding to distribute fentanyl test strips; and an examination of the prevention, diversion, and rehabilitation programs we have in place to save lives.
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Recitals

The opioid crisis is an epidemic plaguing the entire country, and Baltimore has not been immune to its devastating impacts. This epidemic knows no bounds: it impacts all communities regardless of race, gender, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Between 2013 and 2019, Baltimore City saw a 271% increase ...

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