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File #: 170719    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 9/14/2017 In control: Committee on Finance
On agenda: Final action: 12/14/2017
Title: Amending Title 21 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Miscellaneous," by changing the rules for requesting the preparation of Fiscal Impact Statements and final adoption of bills; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Domb
Indexes: FISCAL IMPACT STATEMENTS
Code sections: Title 21 - MISCELLANEOUS
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy17071901.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsVideo
1/3/20181 MAYOR SIGNED  Action details Not available
12/14/20171 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass Action details Not available
12/7/20171 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
12/7/20171 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass Action details Not available
12/7/20171 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
12/1/20170 Committee on Finance HEARING NOTICES SENT  Action details Not available
12/1/20170 Committee on Finance HEARING HELD  Action details Not available
12/1/20170 Committee on Finance AMENDED  Action details Not available
12/1/20171 Committee on Finance REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED  Action details Not available
9/14/20170 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass Action details Not available
Title
Amending Title 21 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Miscellaneous," by changing the rules for requesting the preparation of Fiscal Impact Statements and final adoption of bills; all under certain terms and conditions.

Body
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

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

TITLE 21. MISCELLANEOUS.

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CHAPTER 21-2300. FISCAL IMPACT STATEMENTS.

ยง 21-2301. Availability of Fiscal Impact Statements.

(1) A Fiscal Impact Statement shall be prepared for any pending ordinance, other than bills making an appropriation or amending such bills, upon the request of [the main sponsor of the bill or of no fewer than three (3) other City Council members] any member of City Council. Such a request shall be made to the Chief Clerk who, based upon the direction of the requester(s) of such Fiscal Impact Statement, shall forward the particular bill to the Director of Finance or the Controller for preparation of the Fiscal Impact Statement. The Fiscal Impact Statement shall be revised by the designated entity after the adoption of any amendment to the bill. Upon receipt of [the] a Fiscal Impact Statement, the Chief Clerk shall distribute it to all members of City Council and make it publicly available.

(2) The lack of preparation of a Fiscal Impact Statement shall not preclude the final adoption of a bill.

(3) The Chief Clerk shall send timely notices to the designated entity of the dates on which the bill will be considered by City Council. The designated entity shall deliver the Fiscal Impact Statement to the Chief Clerk and the requester pursuant to Section 21-2303. If the designated entity is unable to deliver a completed Fiscal Impact Statement in accordance with Section 21-2303, the designated entity shall deliver a full explanation of the reasons for the inability to comply with this section to the Chief Clerk and the requester prior to the...

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