Baltimore City Council
File #: 23-0380    Version: 0 Name: Charter Amendment - Community Reinvestment and Reparations Fund
Type: Mayor and City Council Res. Status: Enacted
File created: 5/1/2023 In control: Baltimore City Council
On agenda: Final action: 7/11/2024
Enactment #: 24-08
Title: Charter Amendment - Community Reinvestment and Reparations Fund FOR the purpose of establishing a continuing, non-lapsing Community Reinvestment and Reparations Fund, to be used exclusively to support the work of the Community Reinvestment and Reparations Commission; 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: President Nicholas J. Mosby
Indexes: Charter Amendment, Community, Funds
Attachments: 1. 23-0380~1st Reader, 2. 23-0380 OECR Bill Report, 3. 23-0380 Law, 4. Finance 23-0380, 5. cc23-0380(1)~1st (Mosby) Amendments, 6. Hearing Packet 23-0380, 7. Hearing Notes 23-0380, 8. 23-0380 meeting minutes 10-02-23, 9. 23-0380 Voting Record, 10. 23-0380 Voting Notes 4-9-24, 11. 2024_04_09 OMA, 12. 2nd Reader Committee Amendments 23-0380(1)~1st (ECD), 13. 2nd Reader Amendments (1)~1st (Mosby) (002), 14. CP Signed 23-0380~3rd Reader, 15. 23-0380 Signed, 16. Completed Ordinance 23-0380 - 24-08
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
7/22/20240 Mayor Signed by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/1/20240 Baltimore City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/15/20240 Baltimore City Council 3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/15/20240 Economic and Community Development Recommended Favorably with Amendment  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/9/20240 Economic and Community Development Recommended Favorably with AmendmentPass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/5/20240 Economic and Community Development Scheduled for Voting Session  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/21/20230 Economic and Community Development Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/18/20230 Economic and Community Development Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/4/20230 Baltimore City Council Refer to Office of Civil Rights and Wage Enforcement  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/4/20230 Baltimore City Council Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/4/20230 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Finance  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/1/20230 Baltimore City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/1/20230 Baltimore City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available

CITY OF BALTIMORE

COUNCIL BILL _______________

(First Reader)

                                                                                                                                                           

Introduced by: President Mosby

Introduced and read first time: May 1, 2023

Assigned to: _________________________________                                                                    

REFERRED TO THE FOLLOWING AGENCIES: City Solicitor, Department of Finance, Office of Equity and Civil Rights

                                 

 

A RESOLUTION ENTITLED

A RESOLUTION OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL concerning

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Charter Amendment - Community Reinvestment and Reparations Fund

FOR the purpose of establishing a continuing, non-lapsing Community Reinvestment and Reparations Fund, to be used exclusively to support the work of the Community Reinvestment and Reparations Commission; 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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9                     BY proposing to add

10                     Article I - General Provisions

11                     Section 20

12                     Baltimore City Charter

13                     (1996 Edition)

14                     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:

15                      Baltimore City Charter

16                     Article I.  General Provisions

17                     § 20.  Community Reinvestment and Reparations Fund.

i                     (A)  DEFINITIONS.

(1) IN GENERAL.

IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS HAVE THE MEANINGS INDICATED.

EXPLANATION: CAPITALS indicate matter added to existing law.

[Brackets] indicate matter deleted from existing law.

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12                     (B)  AUTHORIZATION.

13                     BY ORDINANCE, THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF BALTIMORE MAY ESTABLISH A                     CONTINUING, NONLAPSING FUND FOR PURPOSES OF SUPPORTING THE WORK OF THE COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT AND REPARATIONS COMMISSION WHICH IS TO PROVIDE SUPPLEMENTAL FUNDING TO COMMUNITY-BASED INITIATIVES INTENDED TO BENEFIT LOW-INCOME  COMMUNITIES DISPROPORTIONATELY HARMED BY FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT DRUG PROHIBITION AND ENFORCEMENT POLICIES.

 

18                     (C)  REVENUE SOURCES.

19                     THE FUND ESTABLISHED UNDER THIS SECTION SHALL COMPRISE:

29                     (1) DISPURSEMENTS FROM THE STATE COMPTROLLER FROM THE STATE COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT AND REPARI FUND; AND

31                     (2) FUTURE APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT.

 

1                     (D)  CONTINUING NATURE OF FUND.

2                     NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS CHARTER, UNSPENT PORTIONS OF THE FUND ESTABLISHED UNDER THIS SECTION:

4                     (1) REMAIN IN THE FUND, TO BE USED EXCLUSIVELY FOR THEIR ORDAINED PURPOSES;

5                     (2) DO NOT REVERT TO THE GENERAL REVENUES OF THE CITY; AND

6                     (3) THEIR APPROPRIATIONS DO NOT LAPSE.

7                     SECTION 2.  AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That this proposed amendment to the City

8                     Charter be submitted to the legal and qualified voters of Baltimore City, for adoption or rejection, 9                     in accordance with Article XI-A, § 5 of the Maryland Constitution, in the form specified by the 10                     City Solicitor.