Called by Committee Chair

*REVISED - SPECIAL MEETING - RULES, ELECTIONS, AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS COMMITTEE

Monday, September 25, 2017

JOHN FERRARO COUNCIL CHAMBER, CITY HALL, ROOM 340 - 11:00 AM

200 NORTH SPRING STREET, LOS ANGELES, CA 90012

* Revised to add Item No. 6 and reflect the receipt of additional documents for Item No. 4

 

MEMBERS:    COUNCILMEMBER HERB J. WESSON, JR., CHAIR
  COUNCILMEMBER JOSE HUIZAR
  COUNCILMEMBER MARQUEECE HARRIS-DAWSON

 

(Richard Williams - Legislative Assistant - (213) 978-1071 or email richard.williams@lacity.org)

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ITEM NO. (1)
14-0366-S14

City Administrative Officer report relative to cannabis business fees and interim position authorities to implement cannabis regulations within the City. (Also referred to Budget and Finance Committee)

 

Fiscal Impact Statement Submitted:  Yes.

Community Impact Statement:  None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO. (2)
16-0888

City Attorney report relative to regulating marijuana advertising.

 

Financial Impact Statement Submitted:  No.

Community Impact Statement:  None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO. (3)
14-0366-S5, 14-0366-S4, 14-0366-S6, 14-0366-S7, 17-0710, 14-0366-S15, 14-0366-S16, 14-0366-S17

Proposition D / Medical Marijuana Dispensaries / Adult Use of Medical Marijuana Act (Council file [C.F.] No. 14-0366-S5); Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act / Analyze State Legislation / Proposition D / Adult Use of Marijuana Act / Marijuana-Related Businesses / Land Use / Preparation of Ordinance (C.F. No. 14-0366-S4); Legally Operated Marijuana-Related Businesses / Los Angeles Municipal Code / Administrative and Taxation Obligations / Non-Substantive Errors (C.F. No. 14-0366-S6); Cannabis Business Registry (C.F. No. 14-0366-S7); Cannabis-Related Businesses / Board of Police Commissioners / Police Permit (C.F. No. 17-0710); Social Equity Opportunities Coordinator (SEOC) / Social Equity Business and Workforce Development Program / Cannabis Industry (C.F. No. 14-0366-S15); Public Hearing Process / Cannabis (C.F. No. 14-0366-S16); Stable Cannabis Industry Workforce / Commercial Cannabis Ordinance / Transitional Worker Retention (C.F. No. 14-0366-S17). (C.F. No. 14-0366-S6 Also referred to Budget and Finance Committee)

 

Fiscal Impact Statement Submitted:  No.

Community Impact Statement:  Yes.

 

P.I.C.O. Neighborhood Council

Historic Highland Park Neighborhood Council

Greater Toluca Lake Neighborhood Council

Downtown Los Angeles Neighborhood Council

Studio City Neighborhood Council

Westside Neighborhood Council

South Robertson Neighborhood Council

West Hills Neighborhood Council

Woodland Hills Warner-Center Neighborhood Council

South Robertson Neighborhood Council

Sherman Oaks Neighborhood Council

 

 

ITEM NO. (4)
16-0600-S170, 17-0600-S31, 17-0768

Office of Finance (Finance) reports relative to secure cash acceptance operations, and City Attorney report relative to the threat to security of public buildings and threat to the public's right of access to public services or public facilities (C.F. Nos. 16-0600-S170 and 17-0600-S31); Motion (Blumenfield - Bonin) relative to an instruction to Finance to report on the viability, benefits, and possible detriments of authorizing, prioritizing or requiring a Linx Card or similar product when issuing licenses for sale of recreational or medical marijuana (C.F. No. 17-0768). (Also referred to Budget and Finance Committee)

 

(The Committee may recess to Closed Session, pursuant to Government Code Section 54957(a), to confer with its legal counsel relative to matters regarding a security threat to public buildings, facilities, and the public's right to access the buildings and public services.)

 

Fiscal Impact Statement Submitted:  Yes.

Community Impact Statement:  No.

 

 

ITEM NO. (5)
17-0002-S106, 17-0002-S107

Amend California Health and Safety Code Section 11357(b)(2) / Cannabis Possession / Change the Punishment (C.F. No. 17-0002-S106); Amend California Health and Safety Code Section 11357(a)(2) / Cannabis / Punishment for Possession / Youth and Safety Program (C.F. No. 17-0002-S107)

 

Community Impact Statement:  None submitted.

 

 

ITEM NO. (6)
17-0002-S111

Resolution (O'Farrell - Koretz), and Chief Legislative Analyst to report, relative to including in the City's 2017-18 State Legislative Program, support for SB 396 (Lara) which would require employers to train their supervisors in the prevention of all forms of harassment based on gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation.

 

Community Impact Statement:  None submitted.

 

 

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