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Ordinance 119555

Introduced as Council Bill 112775


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 IV, Section 1, Paragraph B of the Charter of the City of Seattle to clarify the time limit within which signed initiative petitions must be filed with the City by eliminating a provision that specifies that the time for procuring signatures on initiative petitions shall in no event exceed two hundred (200) days, and to amend outdated references to the role of the City Comptroller in the initiative process; ratifying and confirming prior acts; calling on the City Clerk to certify the proposed amendment to the Director of the Department of Records and Election 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. 119555