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File #: 160530    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN COMMITTEE
File created: 5/19/2016 In control: Committee on Commerce & Economic Development
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Title 17 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Contracts and Procurement," by requiring the City to pay its vendors promptly, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Bass, Councilmember Jones, Councilmember Henon
Indexes: CONTRACTS AND PROCUREMENT
Code sections: Title 17 - CONTRACTS AND PROCUREMENT
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 16053000.pdf

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Amending Title 17 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Contracts and Procurement,” by requiring the City to pay its vendors promptly, all under certain terms and conditions.

 

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

 

                     SECTION 1.  Title 17 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

 

TITLE 17.  CONTRACTS AND PROCUREMENT.

 

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CHAPTER 17-1700.

PROMPT PAYMENT OF CITY VENDORS AND THEIR SUBCONTRACTORS.

 

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§ 17-1702.  Prompt Payment of City Vendors.

 

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      (a)   The City shall specify a time period (the "Prompt Payment Period") within which it will pay invoices properly submitted by a Vendor. The Prompt Payment Period need not be uniform for all Procurement Contracts, but it shall not exceed fifteen (15) [thirty (30)] days unless a greater period of time, not to exceed thirty (30) [sixty (60)] days, is reasonably required for the City to determine whether goods have been properly provided or services have been properly performed.

 

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