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File #: 160872    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 10/6/2016 In control: Committee on Finance
On agenda: Final action: 12/8/2016
Title: Amending Chapter 19-3500 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Hospital Assessments," to make changes to conform to State law, including by providing an exemption for certain cancer hospitals, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Bass
Indexes: HOSPITAL ASSESSMENTS
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy16087200.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
12/20/20160 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
12/8/20160 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass16:0 Action details Not available
12/1/20160 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
12/1/20160 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
12/1/20160 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
11/29/20160 Committee on Finance HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
11/29/20160 Committee on Finance HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
11/29/20160 Committee on Finance REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
10/6/20160 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available

Title

Amending Chapter 19-3500 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Hospital Assessments,” to make changes to conform to State law, including by providing an exemption for certain cancer hospitals, all under certain terms and conditions.

 

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

 

SECTION 1.                     Chapter 19-3500 of The Philadelphia Code is amended to read as follows:

 

CHAPTER 19-3500.  HOSPITAL ASSESSMENTS.

 

§ 19-3501.  Definitions.

 

                     In this Chapter, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings given to them in this Section, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

 

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                     (3)                     "General Acute Care Hospital."  A Hospital other than a Hospital that the Secretary has determined meets one of the following:

 

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                                          (e)  Is a free-standing acute care hospital organized primarily for the treatment of and research on cancer and which is an exempt hospital under section 801-G of Act No. 21 of 1967, as amended, 62 P.S. § 801-G, known as the Human Services Code.

 

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§ 19-3503.  Cessation of Assessment.

                     

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                     (2) The assessments imposed by this Chapter shall cease on June 30, 2019, or on such later date as may be permitted by the General Assembly.

 

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Explanation:

 

Italics indicate new matter added.

 

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