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File #: R-22-55   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 6/22/2022 In control: City Council
Final action: 6/22/2022
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Extending The Stay Of Enforcement Of The Albuquerque Tax Preparer And Consumer Rights Ordinance (Davis)
Attachments: 1. R-55, 2. R-55final
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
6/27/2022 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
6/22/2022 City Council Introduced (Immediate Action Requested)  Action details
6/22/2022 City Council PassedPass Action details
6/22/2022 President Immediate Action Requested  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FIFTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-22-55 ENACTMENT NO. _____________________

SPONSORED BY: Pat Davis

RESOLUTION
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Extending The Stay Of Enforcement Of The Albuquerque Tax Preparer And Consumer Rights Ordinance (Davis)
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EXTENDING THE STAY OF ENFORCEMENT OF THE ALBUQUERQUE TAX PREPARER AND CONSUMER RIGHTS ORDINANCE.
WHEREAS, the City administration presented the Albuquerque Tax Preparer and Consumer Rights Ordinance (the "Ordinance") to the City Council in December of 2020, and it was enacted in February 2021 (Bill No. O-20-45, Enactment No. O-2021-003); and
WHEREAS, the City administration has requested amendments to the Ordinance as originally drafted and passed, and stakeholders have also engaged with the City Council to consider amendments to the Ordinance via bill O-21-77 to address certain deficiencies and ambiguities in the Ordinance as it was enacted; and
WHEREAS, O-21-77 was subsequently withdrawn to allow for continued discussion and consideration of necessary amendments to the Ordinance; and
WHEREAS, consumers and the impacted industry will be best served by a thoughtful and contemplative review process by the City Council to help ensure that the proposed updates to the Ordinance address and remedy the problems with the Ordinance in its existing form; and
WHEREAS, sufficient time should be taken to consider amendments to the Ordinance, to provide sufficient advanced notice of its effects, and to promote confidence amongst consumers and the impacted industry; and
WHEREAS, an updated version of the Albuquerque Tax Preparer and Consumer Rights Ordinance is currently being drafted; and
WHEREAS, it is not in the best interest of the City to enforce the existing Ordinance during the ongoing tax season because of its need for updates and improvements; and
WHEREAS, on November 15, 2021 the Council issued a stay of enforcement of the Albuquerque Tax Preparer and Consum...

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