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File #: 170743    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 9/14/2017 In control: Committee on Law and Government
On agenda: Final action: 2/22/2018
Title: Proposing an amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter relating to the operating budget and providing for a mandatory minimum annual appropriation to the Police Advisory Commission or any successor body or bodies; and providing for the submission of the amendment to the electors of Philadelphia.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Jones
Indexes: OPERATING BUDGET, PHILADELPHIA HOME RULE CHARTER, POLICE ADVISORY COMMISSION
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 17074300.pdf, 2. Signature17074300.pdf

Title

Proposing an amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter relating to the operating budget and providing for a mandatory minimum annual appropriation to the Police Advisory Commission or any successor body or bodies; and providing for the submission of the amendment to the electors of Philadelphia.

 

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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:

 

Bold italics indicates matter added to the Charter by these amendments.

 

ARTICLE II LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

The Council – Its Election, Organization, Powers and Duties

 

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CHAPTER 3 LEGISLATION

 

§ 2-300. The Annual Operating Budget Ordinance.

 

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                     (4)                     In every annual operating budget ordinance:

 

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                                          (f)                     At least $500,000, or such greater amount as shall be determined by Council, shall be appropriated to the Police Advisory Commission created by Executive Order No. 2-17 or to any successor body or bodies performing the duties of a civilian police oversight entity, provided that if more than one such body exists at the same time, Council shall allocate the appropriation required by this subsection to such body or bodies as it deems appropriate.

 

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