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File #: 170366    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 4/20/2017 In control: Committee on Labor and Civil Service
On agenda: Final action: 6/15/2017
Title: Amending Section 21-105 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Hero Awards," by increasing the amount that may be awarded to family members of firefighters, police officers, and prosecution detectives killed in the course of performing heroic deeds, and by making certain technical changes; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Taubenberger, Councilmember Domb, Councilmember O'Neill, Councilmember Parker, Council President Clarke
Indexes: HERO AWARDS
Code sections: 21-105 - Hero Awards
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy17036601.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
6/21/20171 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
6/15/20171 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
6/8/20171 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
6/8/20171 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/8/20171 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/7/20170 Committee on Labor and Civil Service HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
6/7/20170 Committee on Labor and Civil Service HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
6/7/20170 Committee on Labor and Civil Service AMENDED   Action details Not available
6/7/20171 Committee on Labor and Civil Service REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
5/11/20170 CITY COUNCIL Re-Referred   Action details Not available
4/20/20170 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available

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Amending Section 21-105 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Hero Awards," by increasing the amount that may be awarded to family members of firefighters, police officers, and prosecution detectives killed in the course of performing heroic deeds, and by making certain technical changes; all under certain terms and conditions.

 

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

 

SECTION 1. Section 21-105 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

 

§21-105. Hero Awards

 

                     (1)                     The Council hereby provides that the sum of [twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000)] fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) may be awarded to the surviving spouse or Life Partner or dependent children or dependent children of a Life Partner or dependent parents of every firefighter, police officer and prosecution detective who is killed in the course of performing a heroic deed which, in the judgment of the Hero Award Committee, involves a special hazard or risk; provided, however, that payments of said sum shall be made at the rate of [five hundred dollars ($500)] one thousand dollars ($1000) per month for a period of fifty months, and shall be subject to the provisions of subsection (6).

 

 

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Explanation:

Italics indicate new matter added.

[Brackets] indicate matter deleted.

 

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