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File #: O-19-57   
Type: Ordinance Status: In Council - Final Action
File created: 4/1/2019 In control: Finance & Government Operations Committee
Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: C/S Amending The Lobbyist And Lobbyist Organization Registration And Disclosure Ordinance At Sections 2-3-2, 2-3-3, 2-3-4, 2-3-5, AND 2-3-7 (Pe?a, Harris, Sanchez, Borrego)
Attachments: 1. O-57, 2. O-57 Approved Committee Substitute.pdf
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY THIRD COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. C/S O-19-57 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Pe?a, Harris, Sanchez, Borrego

ORDINANCE
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C/S Amending The Lobbyist And Lobbyist Organization Registration And Disclosure Ordinance At Sections 2-3-2, 2-3-3, 2-3-4, 2-3-5, AND 2-3-7 (Pe?a, Harris, Sanchez, Borrego)
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WHEREAS, in 2001 the City of Albuquerque adopted the Lobbyist and Lobbyist Organization Registration and Disclosure Ordinance; and
WHEREAS, the Lobbyist and Lobbyist Organization Registration and Disclosure Ordinance was last amended in 2003; and
WHEREAS, the City desires to encourage transparency and preserve and maintain the integrity of the governmental decision making process in the City.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:
SECTION 1. Chapter 2, Article 3, Subsection 2 of the Albuquerque Code of Ordinances is hereby amended as follows:
? 2-3-2 INTENT.
To declare and identify all professional lobbyists who represent entities that attempt to influence and/or otherwise contribute to public or private discussion with City of Albuquerque public officials including the Mayor and the City Council as elected officials [and to help ensure compliance with the Lobbying and Lobbyist Organization Registration and Disclosure Ordinance to promote transparency in government].



SECTION 2. Chapter 2, Article 3, Subsection 3 of the Albuquerque Code of Ordinances is hereby amended as follows:
? 2-3-3 DEFINITIONS.
CITY OFFICIAL. [A person holding the office of Mayor, City Councillor, or any member of any city board, committee or commission.] [The Mayor or Mayor-Elect, all members of the Council or Councilors-elect, all members of boards, commissions and committees; all directors and the equivalent thereof for each department, division or section; assistant, associate or deputy department, division or section directors and the equi...

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