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2.52.020 Definitions

As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:
"Ballot issue" means a nonrecall, citizen-initiated or citizen-referred petition or legislatively referred measure which is authorized by the State Constitution, including a proposition which is in the form of a question meeting the requirements of Section 20(3)(c) of Article X of the State Constitution.
"Ballot question" means a proposition which is in the form of a question other than a ballot issue.
"Circulator" means a natural person who circulates a petition and is eighteen years of age or older at the time of petition circulation.
"Draft" means the proposed text of the initiative which, if passed, becomes the actual language of the ordinance.
"Section" means a bound compilation of initiative forms approved by the City Clerk or referendum petitions which shall include pages that contain the warning required by Sections 2.52.080 or 2.52.140, respectively; and the title, the summary, and a copy of the proposed initiative measure or the number, name and a copy of the ordinance which is the subject of the referendum petition; succeeding pages that contain said warning, the title of the initiative measure or the number and name of the referred ordinance and ruled lines numbered consecutively for registered electors' signatures; and a final page that contains the affidavit required by Sections 2.52.080 or 2.52.140, respectively. Each section shall be consecutively prenumbered by the petitioner prior to circulation.
"Submission clause" means the language which is attached to the title to form a question which can be answered by "yes" or "no."
"Summary" means a condensed statement as to the intent of the initiative measure.
"Title" means a brief statement that fairly and accurately represents the true intent and meaning of the proposed text of the initiative measure or the number and name of the ordinance that is the subject of the referendum. (Ord. 2004-21 § 1, 2004; Ord. O-94-3 § 1 (part), 1994).