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File #: BL2020-550    Name:
Type: Bill (Ordinance) Status: Passed
File created: 11/23/2020 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 1/5/2021 Final action: 1/5/2021
Title: An ordinance to amend Section 2.222.030 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws relative to required disclosures.
Sponsors: Bob Mendes
Attachments: 1. BL2020-550 Amendment
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An ordinance to amend Section 2.222.030 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws relative to required disclosures.

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BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That Section 2.222.030, Subsection B.1, of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is hereby amended as follows:
B. Annual disclosures:
1. On or before January 31 of each year, each employee included in subsection A. of this section shall file with the metropolitan clerk an annual disclosure statement setting forth the information requested therein as of and for the year ended December 31 of the preceding year.
a. Said disclosure may be filed either electronically or in written paper form.
b. For disclosure statements filed in paper form, the statement must be personally signed by the employee and attested under penalty of perjury as being true to the best of that employee's information and belief.
c. For disclosure statements filed electronically, the disclosure statement must include the printed first and last name of the employee who shall indicate on the form under penalty of perjury that the information contained therein is true to the best of that employee's information and belief.
d. In completing the disclosure form, the employee should recognize that the purpose of the disclosure is to alleviate reasonable concerns, justified or not, of the public concerning possible conflicts and influences upon the employee's exercise of his or her official discretion. In situations involving ambiguity as to the application of the requested information to the facts of an employee's situation, the disclosure statement should be completed in all material respects, reasonably consistent with this intent.
Section 2. That Section 2.222.030, Subsection B.4.4, of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is hereby amended as follows:
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