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File #: R-177-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/6/2019 In control: Metro Council
On agenda: 2/6/2020 Final action: 2/6/2020
Title: A RESOLUTION AMENDING SECTION 4.07 OF THE RULES OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT COUNCIL TO GIVE METRO COUNCIL THE OPTION OF REQUESTING A FINANCIAL IMPACT STATEMENT ON RESOLUTIONS PENDING BEFORE COUNCIL.
Sponsors: Cindi Fowler (D-14)
Attachments: 1. R-177-19 V.1 120919 Amend Rules RE Financial Impact Statement.pdf, 2. metro_council_rules_as_amended_on_10-28-19.pdf, 3. RES 002 2020.pdf
RESOLUTION NO.______, SERIES 2020
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A RESOLUTION AMENDING SECTION 4.07 OF THE RULES OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT COUNCIL TO GIVE METRO COUNCIL THE OPTION OF REQUESTING A FINANCIAL IMPACT STATEMENT ON RESOLUTIONS PENDING BEFORE COUNCIL.
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SPONSORED BY: COUNCIL MEMBER FOWLER


WHEREAS, the Council hereby adopts a resolution amending the Rules of the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government Council (the "Rules") to include resolutions in the process required a Financial Impact Statement to be prepared or reviewed by the Internal Auditor.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT (THE COUNCIL) AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION I: Section 4.07 of the Rules is hereby amended as follows:
4.07 Committee Actions with Quorum
With a quorum, a committee may take the following actions:
a) Amend an item;
b) Recommend an item for passage or denial;
c) Forward an item to the Council with no recommendation;
d) Table an item;
e) Refer an ordinance or resolution pending before a committee to the Internal Auditor for the preparation or review of a Financial Impact Statement. Such statement shall provide the Council with the unbudgeted costs associated with the implementation of the ordinance or resolution before the committee. The motion to
refer to the Internal Auditor shall be granted by the committee unless two-thirds (2/3) of the Committee Members vote against the motion. A motion to refer to the Internal Auditor shall not be in order at a regular Council meeting. Ordinances and resolutions referred to the Internal Auditor shall automatically be tabled on the committee agenda until the next regular meeting of the committee. A motion to refer to the Internal Auditor on the same ordinance or resolution at a subsequent committee meeting shall be out of order.
SECTION II: This Resolution shall be effective upon its passage...

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