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File #: O-20-13   
Type: Ordinance Status: In Council - Final Action
File created: 5/4/2020 In control: City Council
Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Amending Article XII, Section XIII, Section 1 Of The City Charter; Article XIII, Sections 4, 5, 9, And 10 Of The City Charter; Article XVI, Sections 6 And 16 Of The City Charter; Chapter 2, Article 3, Section 8, ROA 1994; And Chapter 2, Article 4, Section 13 ROA 1994 To: Modify The Frequency The Board Of Ethics Must Meet; Eliminate The Board Of Ethics Required Report Submitted To The Mayor And City Council And The Need For The Board To Contract With Outside Counsel To Write Advisory Opinions; Grant The Board Of Ethics Chairman Authority To Avoid Dismissal Of An Unresolved Complaint Upon A Showing Of Good Cause; Remove The Mandatory Meeting Between Candidates And The Board Of Ethics And Campaign Practices On The Friday Before An Election; Update When And With Whom Campaign Material Is To Be Filed; Changing The Requirements For The Campaign And Election Auditor; Update The Enforcement Provisions To Remove Duplication With The Rules Of The Board Of Ethics And To Clarify That A Candidate I...
Attachments: 1. O-13
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FOURTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. O-20-13 ENACTMENT NO. ______________________

SPONSORED BY: Diane G. Gibson, by request


ORDINANCE
TITLE
Amending Article XII, Section XIII, Section 1 Of The City Charter; Article XIII, Sections 4, 5, 9, And 10 Of The City Charter; Article XVI, Sections 6 And 16 Of The City Charter; Chapter 2, Article 3, Section 8, ROA 1994; And Chapter 2, Article 4, Section 13 ROA 1994 To: Modify The Frequency The Board Of Ethics Must Meet; Eliminate The Board Of Ethics Required Report Submitted To The Mayor And City Council And The Need For The Board To Contract With Outside Counsel To Write Advisory Opinions; Grant The Board Of Ethics Chairman Authority To Avoid Dismissal Of An Unresolved Complaint Upon A Showing Of Good Cause; Remove The Mandatory Meeting Between Candidates And The Board Of Ethics And Campaign Practices On The Friday Before An Election; Update When And With Whom Campaign Material Is To Be Filed; Changing The Requirements For The Campaign And Election Auditor; Update The Enforcement Provisions To Remove Duplication With The Rules Of The Board Of Ethics And To Clarify That A Candidate Is Subject To The Enforcement Provisions For Failure To Pay A Penalty To The City Clerk; Clarifying When Applicant Candidates Can Accept Seed Money; Removing The Matching Funds Provision Of The City Charter; Aligning Lobbyist Disclosures With Their Required Quarterly Activity Reports; Adjusting Deadline For Mayoral And Councilor Candidates To Submit Qualifying Petitions To The City To Account For Changes In State Law (Gibson, by request)
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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 2019; and
WHEREAS, the City seeks to encourage transparency and accountability in government; and
WHEREAS, the City in...

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