ORDINANCE NO. BL2007-78
An ordinance amending Chapter 2.222 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws regulating the acceptance of food and beverages for Metropolitan Government employees, elected officials, and members of boards and commissions.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. Chapter 2.222 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is hereby amended by amending Section 2.222.020, as amended, by deleting subsection s. in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following new subsection s.:
“s. If related in any way, directly or indirectly, to being an employee:
(1) shall not accept meals, beverages, food, promotional items, or hand-produced items of a Value in excess of Twenty Five Dollars ($25.00) received from a single Source in any calendar year; and
(2) shall not accept free or discounted admissions, tickets, access to events or travel expenses from any single source of an aggregate Value in any calendar year in excess of One Hundred Dollars ($100.00), provided that an employee may accept from the sponsoring organization, on behalf of himself and a guest, free or discounted admissions, tickets or access of a face value in excess of One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) if the event is generally recognized as an annual fund raising benefit sponsored by a non-profit organization.”
Section 2. This Ordinance shall take effect from and after its passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Frank Harrison, Phil Claiborne, Bruce Stanley, Jim Hodge, Sam Coleman, Walter Hunt, Lonnell Matthews, Jerry Maynard, Edith Taylor Langster, Darren Jernigan, Pam Murray
|Introduced:||December 4, 2007|
|Failed:||December 4, 2007 - Roll Call Vote|