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Ordinance 119553

Introduced as Council Bill 112773


AN ORDINANCE submitting a proposition to the qualified electors of the City of Seattle, at the general election to be held on November 2, 1999, to amend Article VI, Section 2 of the Charter of the City of Seattle, and to delete Article VI, Section 3 of said charter, to eliminate the requirement that a competitive examination be administered to all candidates for Chief of Police; ratifying and confirming prior acts; calling on the City Clerk to certify the proposed amendment to the Director 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 amendment.

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. 119553