This committee has legislative and review responsibility for matters pertaining to County, State and Federal legislation affecting the City, such as annexations and redistricting; initiative, referendum and recall petitions; printing and advertising; and also matters pertaining to courts, licensing, fines, penalties, forfeitures and sentences.

Before final passage, any ordinance of a general or permanent nature may be referred to this Committee for comparison with similar existing ordinances and for reconciliation or report of any discrepancies.