The Ordinance was to take effect on Oct. 1, 2018; however, based upon the Aug. 17, 2018 Third Court of Appeals Order in No. 03-18-00445-CV; Texas Association of Business et al. and The State of Texas, Intervenor v. City of Austin, Texas et al., The City is temporarily postponing the effective date for the Earned Sick Time Ordinance, No. 20180215-049. The rule-making process, including the appeals process outlined in section 1-2-10 of the City Code is temporarily abated while the Aug. 17, 2018, Order remains in effect.