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File #: 160691    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: IN COMMITTEE
File created: 6/16/2016 In control: Committee on Law and Government
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Proposing an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter to provide for the creation of a Department of Labor, Employment and Consumer Affairs, to provide for the powers and duties of such Department, and to otherwise provide for incorporation of the Department into the City government; and providing for the submission of the amendment to the electors of Philadelphia.
Sponsors: Councilmember Henon
Indexes: PHILADELPHIA HOME RULE CHARTER
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 16069100.pdf
Title
Proposing an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter to provide for the creation of a Department of Labor, Employment and Consumer Affairs, to provide for the powers and duties of such Department, and to otherwise provide for incorporation of the Department into the City government; 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, be it

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:

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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(d) The following departments which are hereby created:

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Department of Prisons[.];

Department of Labor, Employment and Consumer Affairs.

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§ 3-101. Department Heads.

Each department shall have as its head an officer who either personally or by deputy or by a duly authorized agent or employee of the department, and subject at all times to the provisions of this charter, shall exercise the powers and perform the duties vested in and imposed upon the department.

The following officers shall be the heads of the departments following their respective titles:...

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