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File #: 140244    Version: Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 3/27/2014 In control: Committee on Law and Government
On agenda: Final action: 2/26/2015
Title: Proposing an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter to provide for the creation, appointment, powers and duties of a Commission for Women; and providing for the submission of the amendment to the electors of Philadelphia.
Sponsors: Councilmember Reynolds Brown, Councilmember Tasco, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Jones, Councilmember Greenlee, Councilmember O'Brien, Councilmember Kenney, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Blackwell, Councilmember Oh, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Bass
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 14024401, As Amended.pdf, 2. Signature14024401.pdf
Title
Proposing an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter to provide for the creation, appointment, powers and duties of a Commission for Women; and providing for the submission of the amendment to the electors of Philadelphia.

Body
WHEREAS, Under Section 6 of the First Class City Home Rule Act (53 P.S. § 13106), an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter may be proposed by a resolution of the Council of the City of Philadelphia adopted with the concurrence of two-thirds of its elected members; now, therefore

RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, That the following amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter is hereby proposed and shall be submitted to the electors of the City on an election date designated by ordinance:

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ARTICLE III
EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE BRANCH - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 1
OFFICERS, DEPARTMENTS, BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND OTHER AGENCIES

§ 3-100. Executive and Administrative Officers, Departments, Boards, Commissions and Agencies Designated.

The executive and administrative work of the City shall be performed by:

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(e) The following independent boards and commissions, which, except for the Board of Trustees of the Free Library of Philadelphia, are hereby created:

City Planning Commission;
Commission on Human Relations;
Board of Trustees of the Free Library of Philadelphia;
Board of Pensions and Retirement;
Civil Service Commission;
Philadelphia Tax Reform Commission and its Advisory Committee;
Board of Ethics;
Youth Commission;
Zoning Code Commission; and
Jobs Commission. Commission; and
Commission for Women.

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CHAPTER 8
INDEPENDENT BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

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§ 3-810. Commission for Women.

(a) Composition. The Commission for Women shall be composed of twenty-seven (27) members. Th...

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