When a referendary petition is presented to the City Council by the City Clerk, the Council must take one of the following actions within 20 days of the presentation:
(a) repeal the ordinance;
(b) call a special election to be held not earlier than 110 days nor more than 140 days after action by the Council on the petition to submit the ordinance to a referendary vote; or
(c) determine to submit the ordinance to a vote of the qualified electors of the City for approval or rejection at either the next regular City election to be held more than 110 days from the date of certification of the petition or the next Statewide election conducted by the County of Los Angeles to be held more than 110 days from the date of certification of the petition.
Amended by: Charter Amendment 1, approved March 3, 2015, effective April 2, 2015.