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File #: O-1-17    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 12/28/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/13/2017 Final action: 2/13/2017
Title: Non-Discrimination Foreign-Born ResidentsEQUAL PROTECTION - For the purpose of amending the Code of the City of Annapolis by EXTENDINGIN ACKNOWLEDGEMENT THAT ALL PERSONS ARE DUE EQUAL rightsPROTECTION UNDER LAW; and protections to all individuals; and recognizingTHAT THE importanceCITY SHALL TREAT A PERSON OR CLASS OF accommodating culturally diverse contributions of foreign-born residents to social, academic, religious, cultural, and economic life in AnnapolisPERSONS THE SAME AS IT TREATS OTHER PERSONS OR CLASSES IN LIKE CIRCUMSTANCES.
Sponsors: Jared Littmann, Ian Pfeiffer
Indexes: Rules and City Government Committee
Attachments: 1. O-1-17 Non-discrimination of Foreign Born Residents 12,16,16.pdf, 2. O-1-17 Staff Report.pdf, 3. O-1-17 Fiscal Impact.pdf, 4. O-1-17 Public Safety Committee Referral Withdrawn.pdf, 5. O-1-17 Alderpersons Proposed Amendments.pdf, 6. O-1-17 Redlined Proposed Amendments to First Reader.pdf, 7. O-1-17 Pantelides Proposed Amendment.pdf, 8. O-1-17 Littmann Proposed Amendment.pdf, 9. O-1-17 SIGNED.pdf
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Non-Discrimination Foreign-Born ResidentsEQUAL PROTECTION - For the purpose of amending the Code of the City of Annapolis by EXTENDINGIN ACKNOWLEDGEMENT THAT ALL PERSONS ARE DUE EQUAL rightsPROTECTION UNDER LAW; and protections to all individuals; and recognizingTHAT THE importanceCITY SHALL TREAT A PERSON OR CLASS OF accommodating culturally diverse contributions of foreign-born residents to social, academic, religious, cultural, and economic life in AnnapolisPERSONS THE SAME AS IT TREATS OTHER PERSONS OR CLASSES IN LIKE CIRCUMSTANCES.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Ordinance O-1-17

Introduced by: Alderman Littmann, Alderman Pfeiffer
Alderwoman Finlayson, Alderman Kirby, and Alderman Arnett AND ALDERMAN BUDGE

Referred to
Rules and City Government Committee


AN ORDINANCE concerning

Non-Discrimination of Foreign-Born ResidentsEQUAL PROTECTION

FOR the purpose of amending the Code of the City of Annapolis by EXTENDINGIN ACKNOWLEDGEMENT THAT ALL PERSONS ARE DUE EQUAL rightsPROTECTION UNDER LAW; and protections to all individuals; and recognizingTHAT THE importanceCITY SHALL TREAT A PERSON OR CLASS OF accommodating culturally diverse contributions of foreign-born residents to social, academic, religious, cultural, and economic life in AnnapolisPERSONS THE SAME AS IT TREATS OTHER PERSONS OR CLASSES IN LIKE CIRCUMSTANCES.

BY adding the following portions to the Code of the City of Annapolis, 2016 Edition
3.50.010
3.50.020
3.50.030
3.60.040


WHEREAS, the City of Annapolis has a culturally diverse population that includes many foreign-born residents AND VISITORS FROM DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE WORLD AND DIFFERENT CULTURAL BACKGROUNDS; and

WHEREAS, THE CITY HAS A COMPELLING INTEREST IN ADDRESSING PUBLIC SAFETY CONCERNS FOR ALL RESIDENTS AND VISITORS; AND

WHEREAS, PUBLIC SAFETY IS ENHANCED WHEN RESIDENTS AND VISITORS COOPERATE WITH CITY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS IN THE INVESTIGATION OF CRIMES TO WHICH SUCH RESIDENTS OR VISITORS ARE VICTIMS OR W...

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