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File #: 2009-0598    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/19/2010 In control: Government Accountability and Oversight Committee
On agenda: Final action: 2/16/2010
Enactment date: 2/26/2010 Enactment #: 16758
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to technical corrections to employee code of ethics provisions; and amending Ordinance 12014, Section 2, as amended, and K.C.C. 3.04.017, Ordinance 1308, Section 5, as amended, and K.C.C. 3.04.040, Ordinance 9704, Section 9, as amended, and K.C.C. 3.04.055 and Ordinance 12138, Section 4, as amended, and K.C.C. 3.04.120.
Sponsors: Kathy Lambert
Indexes: Ethics
Code sections: 3.04.017 - , 3.04.040 - , 3.04.055 - , 3.04.120 -
Attachments: 1. 16758.pdf, 2. 2009-0598 Transmittal Letter.doc, 3. 2009-0598 Ethics Code SR.doc
Drafter
Clerk 10/27/2009
Title
AN ORDINANCE relating to technical corrections to employee code of ethics provisions; and amending Ordinance 12014, Section 2, as amended, and K.C.C. 3.04.017, Ordinance 1308, Section 5, as amended, and K.C.C. 3.04.040, Ordinance 9704, Section 9, as amended, and K.C.C. 3.04.055 and Ordinance 12138, Section 4, as amended, and K.C.C. 3.04.120.
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. Ordinance 12014, Section 2, as amended, and K.C.C. 3.04.017 are each hereby amended to read as follows:
For the purposes of this chapter, ((A))all words shall have their ordinary and usual meanings except those defined in this section which shall have, in addition, the following meanings. In the event of conflict, the specific definitions set forth in this section shall presumptively, but not conclusively, prevail.
A. "Accomplice" means a person who with knowledge that an action will promote or facilitate the commission of a crime or violation of an ordinance:
1. Solicits, commands, encourages or requests another person to commit ((it)) the crime or violation; or
2. Aids or agrees to aid ((such other)) another person in planning or committing ((it)) the crime or violation.
B. "Compensation" means anything of economic value, however designated, which is paid, granted or transferred, or is to be paid, granted or transferred for, or in consideration of, personal services to any person.
C. "County action" means any action on the part of the county, including, but not limited to:
1. Any decision, determination, finding, ruling or order; and
2. Any grant, payment, award, license, contract, transaction, sanction or approval, or the denial thereof or the failure to act with respect thereto. "County action" shall not include actions of the county's judicial branch but shall include employees of the department of judicial administration.
D. "County employee" or "employee" means any individual who ...

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