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File #: 160176    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 3/3/2016 In control: Committee of the Whole
On agenda: Final action: 6/16/2016
Title: Amending Title 19 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Finance, Taxes and Collections," by adding a new Chapter 19-4100, entitled "Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax," under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Henon
Indexes: FINANCE, TAXES AND COLLECTIONS, SUGAR-SWEETENED BEVERAGE TAX
Code sections: Title 19 - FINANCE, TAXES AND COLLECTIONS
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy16017601.pdf
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6/8/20160 Committee of the Whole HEARING NOTICES SENT  Action details Not available
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Title
Amending Title 19 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Finance, Taxes and Collections," by adding a new Chapter 19-4100, entitled "Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax," under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Title 19 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended as follows:

TITLE 19. FINANCE, TAXES AND COLLECTIONS.

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CHAPTER 19-4100. SUGAR-SWEETENED BEVERAGE TAX.

ยง 19-4101. Definitions. In this Chapter, the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

(1) Dealer. Any person engaged in the business of selling sugar-sweetened beverage for retail sale within the City, including but not limited to restaurants; retail stores; street vendors; owners and operators of vending machines; and distributors who engage in retail sales.

(2) Distributor. Any person who supplies sugar-sweetened beverage to a dealer.

(3) Sugar-sweetened beverage.

(a) Any non-alcoholic beverage that lists as an ingredient:

(.1) any form of caloric sugar-based sweetener, including, but not limited to, sucrose, glucose or high fructose corn syrup; or

(.2) any form of artificial sugar substitute, including stevia, aspartame, sucralose, neotame, acesulfame potassium (Ace-K), saccharin, and advantame.

(b) Any non-alcoholic syrup or other concentrate that is intended to be used in the preparation of a beverage and that lists as an ingredient:

(.1) any form of caloric sugar-based sweetener, including, but not limited to, sucrose, glucose or high fructose corn syrup; or

(.2) any form of artificial sugar substitute, including stevia, aspartame, sucralose, neotame, acesulfame potassium (Ace-K), saccharin, and advantame.

(c) Notwithstanding subsections (a), (b), and (c) sugar-sweetened beverages shall not include:

(.1) Baby formula.

(.2) Any beverage that meets the statutory definitio...

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