The Committee shall have the power and duty to:
Prepare a digest of each measure that will be voted on only in the City and County of San Francisco;
Assist the Director of Elections in preparing the additional materials set forth in Article V of this Code.
In the exercise of its powers and duties under this Article, the Committee shall have access to any appropriate officer, department, board or commission of the City and County for consultation and assistance. When preparing a digest, the Committee shall give consideration to the analyses prepared by departments pursuant to Section 350 of this Code.
Prior to submitting any digest measure to the Director of Elections, the Committee shall provide a 24-hour period to receive and act on written requests for reconsideration of a digest. The Committee shall consider only those requests provided in writing and including the specific language in the digest that the requestor wants to amend, the alternate language the requestor recommends, and the reasons for that recommendation.
Digests of measures prepared by the Committee shall, no fewer than 85 days prior to the election to which they relate, be transmitted by said Committee to the Director of Elections for printing and inclusion in the voter information pamphlet.
(Added by Ord. 429-97, App. 11/17/97; Ord. 291-06, File No. 061375, App. 11/29/2006)