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Ordinance 125393

Introduced as Council Bill 119015


AN ORDINANCE relating to housing regulations; adding a new Chapter 14.09 (Fair Chance Housing) to the Seattle Municipal Code to regulate the use of criminal history in rental housing; authorizing the Seattle Office for Civil Rights to enforce the regulations set out in this new chapter; and amending Section 3.14.931 of the Seattle Municipal Code to expand the Seattle Human Rights Commission’s duties.

Description and Background

Current Status:Passed
Fiscal Note:Fiscal Note to Council Bill No. 119015

Legislative History

Sponsor:Bruce Harrell, Lisa Herbold
Date Introduced:June 26, 2017
Committee Referral:Civil Rights, Utilities, Economic Development, and Arts
Committee Action Date:August 8, 2017
Committee Recommendation:Pass as amended
Committee Vote:6 (Herbold, Sawant, O'Brien, Bagshaw, Gonzalez, Juarez) - 0
City Council Action Date:August 14, 2017
City Council Action:Passed
City Council Vote:8-0 (Excused: Sawant)
Date Delivered to Mayor:August 16, 2017
Date Signed by Mayor:
(About the signature date)
August 23, 2017
Date Filed with Clerk:August 23, 2017
Signed Copy:PDF scan of Ordinance No. 125393