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Glossary

Last update date March 15, 2019

Glossary
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Committee (committee of assembly)iinkaiIt is meeting where it is installed in to perform preliminary examination or investigation into deliberation in plenary session, and there are following three kinds.
1 Standing Committee: Committee which performs examination of referred bill or survey about desk work by city from plenary session
2 special committees: Investigation, committee which is set up as needed to examine of specific problem
3 City Counsil governing boards: Committee which performs investigation, discussion about administration method of assembly
Statement of positionWe are not goodBased on regulations of Local Government Act Article 99, we submit to the Diet or relations administrative agencies such as country, the prefecture in document which settled intention of assembly as opinion about thing about the public interest of city. Member of the Diet submits plan of statement of position and decides the right or wrong in plenary session.
General interpellationippanshitsumonMember of the Diet passes to overall municipal administration widely and we demand report and explanation and say that we straighten question to executive organ.
Exhibition periodWe buy and comeDuring period (from the opening of a meeting day to closing day) when assembly holds a meeting. We decide the days of exhibition period by decision after the plenary session opening of a meeting.
DenominationWorthIn City Counsil, we say group which more than two members of the Diet sharing the idea form to contribute to policy making.
BillgianWe say item which the mayor and committee, member of the Diet submit to get decision of assembly (e.g.,: enact, amend and abolish bylaws, budget determination, authorization of financial statements, submission of statement of position).
DecisiongiketsuBy deciding the (the right or wrong) yes and no for bills in assembly, by decision-making contents, there is the following type.
The approval (rejection): Budget, the regulations, contract, statement of position, resolution
Authorization (non-authorization): Financial statements
Approval (disapproval): senketsutokofun
Agreement (disagreement): Human resources matter
Adoption (non-adoption): Petition
We reply that there is not objection: Question
Negotiations denominationWorth to carry in this wayAbout denomination where is older than five belonging members of the Diet, it is possible for the City Counsil governing board to elect committee member.
VotingsaiketsuWe say act that the chairperson takes decision in plenary session. We say act that chairperson takes decision in the case of committee.
QuestionWe do and pourAbout bills, we say that we straighten question before discussion, decision.
Executive organHush, we do not work in this wayWe manage desk work of local public entity and say medium to carry out. (the mayor, administrative committee) such as (Board of Education, board of elections, checkup committee)
The presentation of a bill in the Dietjotei"The presentation of a bill in the Diet" means that we handle as the agenda in plenary session generally.
The regulationsjoreiIt is local legislation that local public entity sets based on local autonomous entity's lawmaking power. As a general rule, it is established by decision of assembly, and effect produces enact, amend and abolish bylaws by the promulgation of the head. Committee is given right of proposal to assembly of the regulations plan with member of the Diet as well as the head.
The deliberationshingiTo hear explanation, we make question and discuss discussion case of plenary session and say a series of processes making a decision on with the deliberation.
ExaminationshinsaIn the committee, we discuss bill, petition that received reference and say process to make conclusion as committee.
PetitionResult cancerWe say that we describe country and local public entity opinion and request. When we petition City Counsil by Local Government Act, it is said that you must submit petition by introduction of councilor. Submitted petition is decided after having examined in the Standing Committee whether it is adoption or non-adoption in plenary session and notifies petitioner of the result.
All the members meetingzeninkyogikaiIt is meeting that all the members of the Diet gather to examine important problem in municipal administration, and is opened. We perform with all the members of the Diet, and it is the same as plenary session at the limit, but we receive explanation from executive organs such as the mayors without the deliberation such as bills examining because it is not based on laws and ordinances and speak opinion.
PetitionchinjoThing with interest appeals to assemblies for the fact about specific matter, and by requesting measures, introduction of member of the Diet does not need unlike petition. Among submitted petitions, we refer thing that assembly requests submission of statement of position to the Diet and administrative agency including the prefecture concerned to the Standing Committee and notify petitioner after having reported the examination result to plenary session. The chairperson finds answer of the mayor, and petitions such as requests to other administration notify petitioner of so.
QuorumteisokusuuIn the assembly, we discuss the agenda effectively, and quorum means the number of attendants who are required to be decided.
If half of the fixed number of member of the Diet or more members of the Diet do not attend, in the Local Government Act, it is said to assembly that we cannot hold meeting.
Regular assemblyteireikaiAmong meetings of Local Assembly, we say thing called regularly with or without discussion case. We will call the number of times to establish in the regulations and, by Local Government Act, establish in the regulations four times a year every year in Yokohama-shi.
StatementWe askIn plenary session, committee, we say that the mayor and the superintendent of education, chief of the bureau concerned perform answer or explanation to question, question of member of the Diet.
DiscussionIt is suspicious in thisIn the regular assembly, we say that we express opinion of agreement or opposition to bill before voting after question, deliberations of the committee.
ReferencefutakuWe say that we entrust the Standing Committee of jurisdiction with examination that question in plenary session terminates about bills and adds examination in detail.
Plenary sessionhonkaigiIn regular assembly and the extraordinary session of a local assembly, we say meeting composed of all the members of the Diet. In plenary session, we perform decision (decision) of the last intention as the deliberation and legislative organs such as bills.
Budget societyIs it study not to quit?We say place where each station of Yokohama-shi explains budget bill to member of the Diet in the next fiscal year. We perform prior to deliberation on the budget bill during the first regular assembly that the deliberation of budget is carried out in the next fiscal year.
Extraordinary session of a local assemblyrinjikaiWhen we need temporariness other than regular assembly, among meetings of Local Assembly, we say thing which is called because only necessary specific case discusses this at any time.

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