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File Number: 121382
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File Number: 121382 File Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: 12-95 Control: County Commission
File Name: BCC RULES OF PROCEDURE POSTPONED ITEMS SHALL BE WITHDRAWN Introduced: 7/3/2012
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 11/8/2012
Agenda Date: 11/8/2012 Agenda Item Number: 7C
Notes: BCC RULES Title: ORDINANCE AMENDING THE RULES OF PROCEDURE OF THE COUNTY COMMISSION; PROVIDING THAT CERTAIN POSTPONED ITEMS SHALL BE DEEMED WITHDRAWN; AMENDING SECTION 2-1 OF THE CODE; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE
Indexes: RULES OF PROCEDURE
Sponsors: Sally A. Heyman, Prime Sponsor
  Lynda Bell, 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 11/8/2012 7C Adopted P
REPORT: First Assistant County Attorney Abigail Price-Williams read into the record the title of the foregoing ordinance. There being no comments or objections, the Board proceeded to vote.

Internal Mgmt. & Fiscal Responsibility Committee 10/16/2012 1E2 Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation P
REPORT: Assistant County Attorney Jess McCarty read the foregoing proposed ordinance into the record. Chairwoman Bell opened the public hearing on the foregoing proposed ordinance. He closed the public hearing after no one appeared wishing to speak. Hearing no questions or comments, the Committee proceeded to vote on this proposed ordinance as presented.

Internal Mgmt. & Fiscal Responsibility Committee 9/11/2012 1E1 No action taken due to lack of a quorum

Board of County Commissioners 7/17/2012 Tentatively scheduled for a public hearing Internal Mgmt. & Fiscal Responsibility Committee 9/11/2012

Board of County Commissioners 7/17/2012 4B Adopted on first reading 9/11/2012 P
REPORT: The foregoing proposed ordinance was adopted on first reading and scheduled for public hearing before the Internal Management and Fiscal Responsibility Committee (IMFRC) on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 2:00 p.m.

County Attorney 7/3/2012 Referred Internal Mgmt. & Fiscal Responsibility Committee 9/11/2012

County Attorney 7/3/2012 Assigned Hugo Benitez

Legislative Text


TITLE
ORDINANCE AMENDING THE RULES OF PROCEDURE OF THE COUNTY COMMISSION; PROVIDING THAT CERTAIN POSTPONED ITEMS SHALL BE DEEMED WITHDRAWN; AMENDING SECTION 2-1 OF THE CODE; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE

BODY

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
Sec. 2-1. Rules of procedure of County Commission.

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PART 7. RULES OF DEBATE
Rule 7.01 Rules of debate.
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(m) >>Expiration of postponed items. Once an item before the Board is postponed indefinitely, and no action is taken by the Board on such item for a period of six (6) months following the latest postponement, such item shall be deemed withdrawn. Consideration of the matter covered under the item shall require the introduction of a new item.<<
>>(n)<< Adjournment. A motion to adjourn shall always be in order and decided without debate.
[[(n)]]>>(o)<< Suspension of the rules. No rule of procedure adopted by this board shall be suspended except by an affirmative vote of two-thirds (2/3) of the Commissioners present.
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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