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(a) Every appointing authority whose appointees file statements required by Sections 3.1-101 and 3.1-102 of the Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code with the Ethics Commission shall provide written notice to the Ethics Commission of the name of any appointee who has assumed or left office or employment. Such notice shall be provided within 15 days of the City officer or employee assuming or leaving office or employment. Failure to provide such notice may constitute official misconduct.
(b) If the Ethics Commission has been notified of the appointment of a member of a City board or commission pursuant to subsection (a), the Ethics Commission shall notify the appointed officer’s Commission secretary, or any City staff who fulfills that role, if the appointed officer has failed to timely file his or her initial Form 700 Statement of Economic Interests, Sunshine Ordinance Declaration, and Certificate of Ethics Training.
(c) Whenever the Mayor or a board or commission appoints a department head, or receives the resignation or retirement notice of a department head, the official or the secretary to the board or commission who makes the appointment or receives the resignation or retirement notice, shall inform the department head of the necessity to file within 30 days of assuming office or leaving office a statement of economic interests. The official or the secretary of the board or commission who makes the appointment or receives the resignation or retirement notice shall also inform the Ethics Commission of the appointment, resignation or retirement within 15 days of the department head's assumption of or departure from office. Such written notice shall include the name of the department head, and the date on which the department was appointed, resigned or retired. Upon receiving notice of the appointment, or the resignation or retirement, of the department head, the Ethics Commission shall perform the required duties of the filing officer and obtain the required statement of economic interests.
(Derivation: Former Administrative Code Section 58.6)