§ 305.

RULES FOR SUBMISSION OF ORDINANCES AND CHARTER AMENDMENTS BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

a.

When the Board of Supervisors considers whether to submit an ordinance or Charter amendment to the voters, the following rules shall apply:

1.

The Board of Supervisors shall be prohibited from considering or deciding whether to submit an ordinance or Charter amendment to the voters unless, at least 30 days before the date of the first committee hearing concerning the proposed ordinance or Charter amendment, the following materials are delivered to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors and available for public review:

A.

A draft of the proposed ordinance or Charter amendment that is approved as to form by the City Attorney; and

B.

A legislative digest prepared by the City Attorney.

2.

Upon receipt of the materials described in Subsection (a)(1) of this Section, the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors shall transmit a copy of the proposed ordinance or Charter amendment to the Controller. The Controller shall prepare a financial analysis of the proposed measure and deliver the analysis to the Clerk no later than the first committee hearing concerning the proposed ordinance or Charter amendment. The Board of Supervisors shall be prohibited from considering or deciding whether to submit the measure to the voters unless the Controller has provided the Board with the financial analysis required by this subsection.

3.

Any amendments to a proposed ordinance or Charter amendment shall be noticed for an additional public hearing by the Board committee designated to consider the measure. The proposed amendments shall be submitted in writing to the clerk of the designated committee and shall be available for public review no later than the time that notice of the additional hearing is published.

History

(Added by Ord. 429-97, App. 11/17/97)

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