ORDINANCE NO. BL2014-847
An Ordinance amending Chapter 4.12 of the Metropolitan Code to require contracts for government relations and lobbying services to include a requirement that reports be submitted to the Metropolitan Council regarding lobbying efforts and activities on behalf of the Metropolitan Government.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That Chapter 4.12 of the Metropolitan Code is hereby amended by adding the following new Section 4.12.230:
4.12.230 Contracts for government relations and lobbying services.
A. All contracts for the provision of government relations and/or lobbying services on behalf of the metropolitan government shall include a requirement that the following reports be submitted to the metropolitan council:
1. While the Tennessee General Assembly is not in session, monthly reports stating the legislative goals identified by the mayor and any other officials of the metropolitan government.
2. During a legislative session of the Tennessee General Assembly, weekly reports regarding the impact pending legislation would have on the metropolitan government and the efforts to lobby for or against specific legislation at the direction of the mayor or his/her designee(s).
3. Within thirty days of the conclusion of a legislative session of the Tennessee General Assembly, a report identifying the results of lobbying efforts taken on behalf of the metropolitan government and a summary of legislative action taken by the Tennessee General Assembly that is anticipated to have a significant impact on the metropolitan government.
B. All reports required by this section shall be provided to the metropolitan council in both electronic and hard copy.
C. The requirements set forth in this section shall be included as part of any request for proposals (RFP) for government relations and/or lobbying services issued by the metropolitan government.
Section 2. That 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: Tim Garrett
|Introduced:||August 5, 2014|
|Passed First Reading:||August 5, 2014|
|Referred to:||Rules Committee|
|Passed Second Reading:||August 19, 2014|
|Passed Third Reading:||September 9, 2014|
|Approved:||September 10, 2014|
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