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Ordinance 119551

Introduced as Council Bill 112771


AN ORDINANCE submitting a proposition to the qualified electors of the City, at the general election to be held on November 2, 1999, to amend Article XIX, Section 4 of the Charter of the City of Seattle to modify the requirements concerning oaths of office by specifying that the head of every City department shall take and subscribe such an oath or affirmation before entering upon the duties of his or her office, eliminating the requirement that each of the assistants to officers of the City take and subscribe such an oath or affirmation, and clarifying the nature of the oath; ratifying and confirming prior acts; calling on the City Clerk to certify the proposed amendments to the Director of the Department of Records and Elections of King County and directing such Director to submit the proposition to City voters; and providing for the publication of such proposed amendments.

Description and Background

Current Status:Passed

Legislative History

Date Introduced:July 12, 1999
Committee Referral:Government, Education & Labor
City Council Action Date:July 19, 1999
City Council Action:Passed
City Council Vote:9-0
Date Delivered to Mayor:July 19, 1999
Date Signed by Mayor:
(About the signature date)
July 23, 1999
Date Filed with Clerk:July 26, 1999
Signed Copy:PDF scan of Ordinance No. 119551