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File #: O-33-22    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 10/25/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/23/2023 Final action: 1/23/2023
Title: City of Annapolis Public Ethics Law - For the purpose of compliance with the requirements of Subtitle 8 Local Government Provisions of the Public Ethics Law or Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 19A.04; renumbering for current style; and generally relating to ethics requirements for the City of Annapolis.
Sponsors: Gavin Buckley, Karma O'Neill, Sheila Finlayson, Ross Arnett, Brooks Schandelmeier
Indexes: Rules and City Government Committee
Attachments: 1. O-33-22 First Reader as Amended, 2. O-33-22 First Reader, 3. O-33-22 Amendment 1 - Buckley, 4. O-33-22 Staff Report, 5. O-33-22 Fiscal Impact Note, 6. 8.26.22 Letter Regarding Changes to Ethics Law, 7. Annapolis Ethics Commission Letter to State Ethics Commission, 8. O-33-22 Ethics Commission Report, 9. State Ethics Commission letter to City of Annapolis
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City of Annapolis Public Ethics Law - For the purpose of compliance with the requirements of Subtitle 8 Local Government Provisions of the Public Ethics Law or Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 19A.04; renumbering for current style; and generally relating to ethics requirements for the City of Annapolis.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Ordinance 33-22

Introduced by: Mayor Buckley
Co-sponsored by: Ald. Tierney, Ald. O'Neill, Ald. Pindell Charles, Ald. Finlayson,
Ald. Schandelmeier, Ald. Gay, Ald. Savidge, and Ald. Arnett

Referred to
Rules and City Government Committee
Ethics Commission


AN ORDINANCE concerning

City of Annapolis Public Ethics Law Changes

FOR the purpose of compliance with the requirements of Subtitle 8 Local Government Provisions of the Public Ethics Law or Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 19A.04; renumbering for current style; and generally relating to ethics requirements for the City of Annapolis.

BY adding definitions, amending and renumbering the following chapter of the Code of the City of Annapolis, 2022 Edition
2.08
BY amending and reenacting the following portions of the Code of the City of Annapolis, 2022 Edition
2.08.020
2.08.040
2.08.050
2.08.051 (E)(5)
2.08.052
2.08.090
2.08.110

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 2 - ADMINISTRATION
Chapter 2.08 - Public Ethics and Financial Disclosure

Section 2.08.020 - Definitions
A. Definitions. The following words and phrases shall have the meanings ascribed to them as follows:
1. "Business entity" means a corporation, limited liability company, general or limited partnership, sole proprietorship, joint venture, unincorporated association or firm, institution, trust, foundation, or other organization, whether or not operated for profit. "Business entity" does not include a governmental entity.
2. "Commission" means the City of Annapolis...

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