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Ordinance 125324

Introduced as Council Bill 118965


AN ORDINANCE imposing a tax on engaging in the business of distributing sweetened beverages; adding a new Chapter 5.53 to the Seattle Municipal Code; and amending Seattle Municipal Code Sections 5.30.010, 5.30.025.K, 5.30.060.C, 5.55.010, 5.55.040.A, 5.55.060.A, 5.55.150.E, 5.55.165, 5.55.220, and 5.55.230.A.

Description and Background

Current Status:Passed
Fiscal Note:Fiscal Note to Council Bill No. 118965
References:The agreement for Public Health - Seattle & King County to conduct the evaluation required by Section 5 is in Clerk File 320408

Legislative History

Sponsor:Tim Burgess
Date Introduced:May 1, 2017
Committee Referral:Affordable Housing, Neighborhoods, and Finance
Committee Action Date:May 31, 2017
Committee Recommendation:Pass as Amended
Committee Vote:5 (Burgess, Johnson, O'Brien, Bagshaw, Gonzalez) - 2 (Herbold, Sawant)
City Council Action Date:June 5, 2017
City Council Action:Passed
City Council Vote:7-1 (Excused: Sawant; Opposed: Herbold)
Date Delivered to Mayor:June 6, 2017
Date Signed by Mayor:
(About the signature date)
June 6, 2017
Date Filed with Clerk:June 6, 2017
Signed Copy:PDF scan of Ordinance No. 125324



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