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File #: O-1-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Public Hearing
File created: 3/30/2019 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 4/29/2019 Final action:
Title: Fair Housing - Protected Classes - For the purpose of adding protected classes to the Annapolis Fair Housing laws and including additional unlawful housing practices; and generally relating to Fair Housing.
Sponsors: Marc Rodriguez, Gavin Buckley, Rob Savidge, Elly Tierney, Sheila Finlayson
Indexes: Housing and Human Welfare Committee, Public Safety Committee
Attachments: 1. O-1-19 Fair Housing Ordinance First Reader.pdf, 2. O-1-19 Legislative Summary.pdf, 3. O-1-19 Staff Report and Fiscal Impact Note.pdf
Title
Fair Housing - Protected Classes - For the purpose of adding protected classes to the Annapolis Fair Housing laws and including additional unlawful housing practices; and generally relating to Fair Housing.
Body
CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Ordinance 1-19

Introduced by: Alderman Rodriguez, Mayor Buckley,
Alderman Savidge, Alderwoman Tierney, and Alderwoman Finlayson

Referred to
Housing and Human Welfare Committee
Public Safety Committee


AN ORDINANCE concerning

Fair Housing - Protected Classes

FOR the purpose of adding protected classes to the Annapolis Fair Housing laws and including additional unlawful housing practices; and generally relating to Fair Housing.

BY repealing and re-enacting with amendments the following portions of the Code of the City of Annapolis, 2019 Edition
11.32.010
11.32.020
11.32.030


SECTION I: BE IT ESTABLISHED AND ORDAINED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that the Code of the City of Annapolis shall be amended to read as follows:

TITLE 11 - PUBLIC PEACE, MORALS AND WELFARE
Chapter 11.32 - FAIR HOUSING

Section 11.32.010 - PolicyGENERAL.

A. It is the policy of the City, in the exercise of its police powers for the protection of the public safety, public health, and general welfare, to assure equal opportunity to all persons to live in decent housing facilities and to eliminate discrimination in all housing accommodations regardless of race, color, religion, disability, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, sex, source of income, IMMIGRATION STATUS, CITIZENSHIP STATUS, or national origin, and to that end to prohibit discrimination in all housing accommodations by any person.

B. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS CHAPTER, "IMMIGRATION STATUS" AND "CITIZENSHIP STATUS" INCLUDE:

1. A PERSON'S ACTUAL IMMIGRATION OR CITIZENSHIP STATUS; AND

2. A PERSON'S PERCEIVED IMMIGRATION OR CITIZENSHIP STATUS, INCLUDING A PERCEPTION BASED ON THE PERSON OR ON THE PERSON'S A...

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