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File #: 161105    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 12/8/2016 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action: 10/12/2017
Title: Amending Chapter 10-700 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Refuse and Littering," by expanding the reward program for the provision of information regarding short dumping and revising penalties for refuse and littering violations, under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Green
Indexes: REFUSE AND LITTERING
Code sections: 10-700 - Refuse and Littering
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy16110501.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsVideo
10/25/20171 MAYOR SIGNED  Action details Not available
10/12/20171 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass Action details Not available
10/5/20171 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
10/5/20171 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass Action details Not available
10/5/20171 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
10/3/20170 Committee on Streets and Services HEARING NOTICES SENT  Action details Not available
10/3/20170 Committee on Streets and Services HEARING HELD  Action details Not available
10/3/20170 Committee on Streets and Services AMENDED  Action details Not available
10/3/20171 Committee on Streets and Services REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED  Action details Not available
12/8/20160 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass Action details Not available
Title
Amending Chapter 10-700 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Refuse and Littering," by expanding the reward program for the provision of information regarding short dumping and revising penalties for refuse and littering violations, under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Chapter 10-700 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

CHAPTER 10-700. REFUSE AND LITTERING.

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ยง 10-710.1. Reward Program for the Provision of Information Regarding Short Dumping.

(1) Before or during each fiscal year, the Managing Director may announce the availability of funds during such fiscal year to pay rewards to individuals who provide information that leads to a judicial determination that one or more individuals have violated the prohibition on short dumping set forth in subsection 10-710(2) of this Code, such as license plate information and make or model descriptions of any vehicle used in connection with such a violation.

(2) The amount of each particular award shall be in the discretion of the Managing Director or his or her designee, but in no event shall the total amount awarded in connection with any violation be less than five hundred dollars.

(3) The Managing Director shall base his or her determination of the amount of any particular award on the following factors:

(a) the extent and significance of the violation of subsection 10-710(2), based on the quantity and type of materials dumped;

(b) the specificity and accuracy of the information provided;

(c) whether the information provided was unique or was information provided by other individuals;[ and]

(d) whether the individual provided a sworn statement or sworn testimony in connection with the investigation or any legal proceedings related to the determination of liability.

(4) No City employee with enforcement responsibility pursuant to Chapter 10-700 of the Code, nor an...

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