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<br />ORANGE COUNTY <br />BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS <br /> <br />ACTION AGENDA ITEM ABSTRACT <br /> Meeting Date:October 20, 2020 <br /> Action Agenda <br /> Item No. 4-c <br /> <br />SUBJECT: Resolution Regarding the Hyde Amendment <br /> <br />DEPARTMENT: Board of Commissioners <br /> <br /> <br />ATTACHMENT(S): <br /> <br />Draft Resolution <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />INFORMATION CONTACT: <br /> <br />BOCC Chair Penny Rich, (919) 245- <br />2130 <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />PURPOSE: To consider a proposed Resolution Calling For Repeal of the Hyde Amendment and <br />Supporting the Right of All Women To Safe and Comprehensive Health Care. <br /> <br />BACKGROUND: BOCC Chair Penny Rich submitted a petition at the Board’s October 6, 2020 <br />Business meeting proposing that the Board consider a resolution regarding the repeal of the Hyde <br />Amendment. <br /> <br />Chair Rich has provided the attached draft resolution for Board consideration. <br /> <br />FINANCIAL IMPACT: There is no financial impact associated with this item. <br /> <br />SOCIAL JUSTICE IMPACT: The following Orange County Social Justice Goals are applicable <br />to this item: <br /> GOAL: FOSTER A COMMUNITY CULTURE THAT REJECTS OPPRESSION AND <br />INEQUITY <br />The fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race or color; <br />religious or philosophical beliefs; sex, gender or sexual orientation; national origin or ethnic <br />background; age; military service; disability; and familial, residential or economic status. <br /> GOAL: ENSURE ECONOMIC SELF-SUFFICIENCY <br />The creation and preservation of infrastructure, policies, programs and funding necessary <br />for residents to provide shelter, food, clothing and medical care for themselves and their <br />dependents. <br /> <br />ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT: There is no Orange County Environmental Responsibility Goal <br />impact associated with this item. <br /> <br />RECOMMENDATION(S): The Manager recommends that the Board consider the proposed <br />resolution, and if approved, authorize the Chair to sign the resolution. <br />1