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File Number: 092279
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File Number: 092279 File Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: 09-108 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: RULES OF PROCEDURE COMMITTEES HAVE JURISDICTION OVER BOARDS Introduced: 8/14/2009
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 12/1/2009
Agenda Date: 12/1/2009 Agenda Item Number: 7B
Notes: RULES OF PROCEDURE Title: ORDINANCE RELATING TO RULES OF PROCEDURE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS; AMENDING SECTION 2-1 OF THE CODE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, TO PROVIDE THAT COMMITTEES HAVE JURISDICTION OVER COUNTY BOARDS; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE
Indexes: COMMITTEES
  COUNTY BOARDS
  RULES OF PROCEDURE
Sponsors: Dennis C. Moss, Prime Sponsor
  Jose "Pepe" Diaz, Co-Sponsor
  Audrey M. Edmonson, Co-Sponsor
  Carlos A. Gimenez, Co-Sponsor
  Barbara J. Jordan, Co-Sponsor
  Katy Sorenson, Co-Sponsor
Sunset Provision: No Effective Date: Expiration Date:
Registered Lobbyist: None Listed


Legislative History

Acting Body Date Agenda Item Action Sent To Due Date Returned Pass/Fail

Board of County Commissioners 12/1/2009 7B Adopted P
REPORT: First Assistant County Attorney Abigail Price-Williams read the foregoing proposed ordinance into the record. Chairman Moss relinquished the Chair to Vice-Chairman Diaz, and explained the intent of this proposed ordinance was to place County boards under the jurisdiction of Commission Committees to obtain feedback from boards and have some oversight over them. Hearing no further comments or questions, the Board proceeded to vote on this ordinance as presented.

Government Operations Committee 11/9/2009 3A Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation P
REPORT: Assistant County Attorney Daniel Frastai read the foregoing proposed ordinance into the record. Chairman Gimenez opened the public hearing and called for persons wishing to appear before the Committee in connection with this proposed ordinance. After hearing no one, he closed the public hearing. Hearing no comments or questions, the Committee voted on this proposed ordinance as presented.

County Attorney 10/29/2009 Referred Government Operations Committee 11/9/2009

Board of County Commissioners 9/1/2009 Tentatively scheduled for a public hearing Government Operations Committee 10/13/2009

Board of County Commissioners 9/1/2009 4F Adopted on first reading 10/13/2009 P
REPORT: County Attorney Robert Cuevas read the foregoing proposed ordinance into the record. There being no questions or comments, the Commission proceeded to vote. The foregoing proposed ordinance was adopted on first reading and set for public hearing before the Government Operations Committee on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 9:30 a.m.

County Attorney 8/14/2009 Referred Government Operations Committee 10/13/2009

County Attorney 8/14/2009 Assigned Gerald K. Sanchez

Legislative Text


TITLE
ORDINANCE RELATING TO RULES OF PROCEDURE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS; AMENDING SECTION 2-1 OF THE CODE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, TO PROVIDE THAT COMMITTEES HAVE JURISDICTION OVER COUNTY BOARDS; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA:
Section 1. Section 2-1 of the Code of Miami-Dade County, Florida, is hereby amended to read as follows:1
CHAPTER 2. ADMINISTRATION
ARTICLE I. IN GENERAL
Section 2-1. RULES OF PROCEDURE OF COUNTY COMMISSION
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PART 4. COMMITTEES
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Rule 4.01 COMMITTEES.

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(d) Powers of Commission Committees. Commission committees and subcommittees are authorized:

(1) To maintain a continuous review of the work and performance of county agencies >>and, notwithstanding any provision to the contrary in the Code, county boards<< within the jurisdiction of each committee;

(2) To invite public officials, employees, and private individuals to appear before the committees or subcommittees to submit information;

(3) To request reports from departments >>and, notwithstanding any provision to the contrary in the Code, county boards<< performing functions reasonably related to each committee’s jurisdiction[[s]];

(4) To complete interim projects assigned by the chairperson of the commission;

(5) To review and make recommendations with regard to prospective agenda items, and to propose or amend the same; and

(6) Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary in the Code, to conduct public hearings, unless state or federal law requires the county commission to conduct a given hearing.

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(h) Committee Deliberations.  A commission committee may take one of the following actions with respect to each matter referred to the committee for action: 

(1)   Recommend favorably;

(2)   Recommend favorably with committee amendment(s);

(3)   Forward without recommendation, upon the unanimous vote of the members of the committee who are present;

(4)   Receive a report;

(5)   Lay the matter on the table resulting in the matter not being placed on an agenda of the county commission. >>A report submitted by a county board may not be laid on the table where the ordinance creating the county board requires that a report be submitted to the county commission<<; or

(6)   Defer or take no action on an item for a maximum of two consecutive committee meetings. Deferral of or failure to act on a matter beyond two consecutive committee meetings shall cause the matter to be laid on the table, as set forth in the preceding subparagraph.

Section 2. If any section, subsection, sentence, clause or provision of this ordinance is held invalid, the remainder of this ordinance shall not be affected by such invalidity.
Section 3. It is the intention of the Board of County Commissioners, and it is hereby ordained that the provisions of this ordinance, including any sunset provision, shall become and be made a part of the Code of Miami-Dade County, Florida. The sections of this ordinance may be renumbered or relettered to accomplish such intention, and the word "ordinance" may be changed to "section," "article," or other appropriate word.
Section 4. This ordinance shall become effective ten (10) days after the date of enactment unless vetoed by the Mayor, and if vetoed, shall become effective only upon an override by this Board.

1 Words stricken through and/or [[double bracketed]] shall be deleted. Words underscored and/or >>double arrowed<< constitute the amendment proposed. Remaining provisions are now in effect and remain unchanged.
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