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File #: 2018-0409    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/27/2018 In control: Government Accountability and Oversight Committee
On agenda: Final action: 10/1/2018
Enactment date: Enactment #: 18804
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to initiative and referendum petitions; amending Ordinance 159, Section 2, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.16.020, Ordinance 159, Section 7, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.16.070, Ordinance 159, Section 8, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.16.080, Ordinance 159, Section 4, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.16.040, Ordinance 159, Section 5, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.16.050, Ordinance 159, Section 3, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.16.030 and Ordinance 834, Section 1, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.16.100, adding new sections to K.C.C. chapter 1.16, recodifying K.C.C. 1.16.070, K.C.C. 1.16.080, K.C.C. 1.16.030 and K.C.C. 1.16.090 and repealing Ordinance 159, Section 1, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.16.010, Ordinance 159, Section 6, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.16.060, Ordinance 8024, Section 1, and K.C.C. 1.18.010, Ordinance 8024, Section 2, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.18.020, Ordinance 8024, Section 3, and K.C.C. 1.18.030, Ordinance 8024, Section 4, and K.C.C. 1.18.040, Ordinance 8024, Section 5, as amended, and K.C.C. ...
Sponsors: Claudia Balducci
Indexes: Initiative and Referendum
Code sections: 1.16.010 - , 1.16.020 - , 1.16.030 - , 1.16.040 - , 1.16.050 - , 1.16.060 - , 1.16.070 - , 1.16.070 - *, 1.16.080 - , 1.16.080 - *, 1.16.090 - , 1.16.100 - , 1.18.010 - *, 1.18.020 - , 1.18.030 - , 1.18.040 - , 1.18.050 - , 1.18.060 - , 1.18.070 -
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 18804.pdf, 2. 2018-0409_SR_dated_09112018_Referendum_and_Initiative_Measure_Petition_Process_FINAL.docx, 3. 2018-0409 amendments.pdf
Staff: Popochock, Hiedi
Title
AN ORDINANCE relating to initiative and referendum petitions; amending Ordinance 159, Section 2, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.16.020, Ordinance 159, Section 7, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.16.070, Ordinance 159, Section 8, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.16.080, Ordinance 159, Section 4, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.16.040, Ordinance 159, Section 5, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.16.050, Ordinance 159, Section 3, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.16.030 and Ordinance 834, Section 1, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.16.100, adding new sections to K.C.C. chapter 1.16, recodifying K.C.C. 1.16.070, K.C.C. 1.16.080, K.C.C. 1.16.030 and K.C.C. 1.16.090 and repealing Ordinance 159, Section 1, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.16.010, Ordinance 159, Section 6, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.16.060, Ordinance 8024, Section 1, and K.C.C. 1.18.010, Ordinance 8024, Section 2, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.18.020, Ordinance 8024, Section 3, and K.C.C. 1.18.030, Ordinance 8024, Section 4, and K.C.C. 1.18.040, Ordinance 8024, Section 5, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.18.050, Ordinance 8024, Section 6, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.18.060 and Ordinance 8024, Section 7, as amended, and K.C.C. 1.18.070.
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PREAMBLE:
The right of the public to petition the King County council is enshrined in Sections 230.40 and 230.50 of the King County Charter. The King County council values and welcomes the direct input of residents in shaping the laws of King County. It is the intent of the King County council to outline the steps for processing a petition for an initiative or referendum submitted to the clerk of the council in order to make the process clear for the public. This includes describing the steps in sequential order and providing the number of days allotted for each step in the process to be completed. It is also the intent of the King County council to clarify the roles of the clerk of the council, prosecuting attorney's office and the department of elections in processing a petition for an initiative or referendum submitted to clerk of the ...

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