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File #: 160074    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 1/28/2016 In control: Committee on Labor and Civil Service
On agenda: Final action: 3/31/2016
Title: Amending Title 22 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Public Employees Retirement Code," by amending Section 22-301, entitled "Service Retirement Benefits," and Section 22-401, entitled "Service-Connected Disability Retirement Benefits," to add new subsections requiring a specified minimum monthly benefit amount for certain retired Police employee members, under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Henon
Indexes: RETIREMENT CODE
Code sections: 22-301 - Service Retirement Benefits, 22-401 - Service-Connected Disability Retirement Benefits, Title 22 - PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT CODE
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy16007400.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
4/5/20160 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
3/31/20160 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass16:0 Action details Not available
3/17/20160 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
3/17/20160 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
3/17/20160 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
3/10/20160 Committee on Labor and Civil Service HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
3/10/20160 Committee on Labor and Civil Service HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
3/10/20160 Committee on Labor and Civil Service REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
1/28/20160 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
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Amending Title 22 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Public Employees Retirement Code," by amending Section 22-301, entitled "Service Retirement Benefits," and Section 22-401, entitled "Service-Connected Disability Retirement Benefits," to add new subsections requiring a specified minimum monthly benefit amount for certain retired Police employee members, under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Title 22 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

TITLE 22. PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT CODE.

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CHAPTER 22-300. RETIREMENT BENEFITS.

§ 22-301. Service Retirement Benefits.

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(7) Notwithstanding the provisions of § 22-301(3), a member of Plan A, Plan X, Plan B, Plan D or a Fire or Police employee member of Plan '10, who has retired or hereafter retires with twenty (20) or more years of credited service, shall receive a retirement benefit of at least $1,000 per month. Such minimum monthly payment shall be required only as to the member's initial unadjusted monthly benefit amount, prior to the application of any distribution option or early retirement option, and prior to any division of the benefit as a result of any court order, including a Domestic Relations Order, or an agreement by the member.

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CHAPTER 22-400. DISABILITY BENEFITS.

§ 22-401. Service-Connected Disability Retirement Benefits.

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(4) Benefit Amount. Upon retirement for service-connected disability, a member shall receive an annual retirement benefit equal to seventy percent (70%) of the member's final compensation, as it may be adjusted by § 22-401(5) and § 22-306, subject to the provisions of § 22-403 (Reexamination of Disabled Members). The member may also elect to receive either a lump-sum payment equal to the member contributions to the Retirement System or, in lieu thereof, any survivor benefit option available to the member's plan under § 22-...

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