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File #: 170877    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 10/12/2017 In control: Committee on Public Property and Public Works
On agenda: Final action: 12/14/2017
Title: Amending Chapter 16-300 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Maintenance and Supervision," by authorizing the Commissioner of Public Property to promulgate regulations prohibiting City employees from possessing certain symbols, materials, and objects in City-owned or City-occupied facilities; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Reynolds Brown
Indexes: OFFENSIVE SYMBOLS
Code sections: 16-300 - Maintenance and Supervision
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy17087701.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
1/23/20181 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
12/14/20171 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
12/7/20171 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  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 READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
12/6/20170 Committee on Public Property and Public Works HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
12/6/20170 Committee on Public Property and Public Works HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
12/6/20170 Committee on Public Property and Public Works AMENDED   Action details Not available
12/6/20171 Committee on Public Property and Public Works REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
10/12/20170 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available

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Amending Chapter 16-300 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Maintenance and Supervision,” by authorizing the Commissioner of Public Property to promulgate regulations prohibiting City employees from possessing certain symbols, materials, and objects in City-owned or City-occupied facilities; all under certain terms and conditions. 

 

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

 

SECTION 1. Title 16 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

 

TITLE 16. PUBLIC PROPERTY.

 

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CHAPTER 16-300. Maintenance and Supervision.

 

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§16-309. Prohibition of Symbols by City Employees.

 

                     (1) Prohibited Conduct. The Office of Human Resources, or such other office as the Mayor may designate, is authorized to promulgate regulations, penalties and enforcement means prohibiting symbols, materials, objects, or characterizations which one knows, or has reasonable grounds to know, arouses anger, alarm or resentment in others on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity,  and sexual orientation in any or all City-owned or City-occupied facilities by City employees if, in the judgment of the Commissioner, such symbols, materials, objects, or characterizations would cause  workplace inefficiencies and disruptions.

 

SECTION 2.  This Ordinance shall take effect immediately upon its enactment.

 

 

 

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Explanation:

 

[Brackets] indicate matter deleted.

Italics indicate new matter added.

 

 

 

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