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File #: 171109-A    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 12/14/2017 In control: Committee on Law and Government
On agenda: Final action: 3/22/2018
Title: Providing for the submission to the qualified electors of the City of Philadelphia of the proposal set forth in a Resolution approved by Council proposing an amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter relating to the provision of mandatory training for City officers and employees regarding sexual harassment in the workplace; and authorizing the appropriate officers to publish notice and to make arrangements for the special election.
Sponsors: Councilmember Reynolds Brown, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Blackwell, Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Bass
Indexes: PHILADELPHIA HOME RULE CHARTER, SEXUAL HARASSMENT
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy171109-A01.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsVideo
3/23/20181 MAYOR SIGNED  Action details Not available
3/22/20181 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass Action details Not available
3/15/20180 CITY COUNCIL READ  Action details Not available
3/15/20180 CITY COUNCIL RECONSIDERED  Action details Not available
3/15/20181 CITY COUNCIL AMENDED  Action details Not available
3/15/20181 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING.  Action details Not available
3/8/20180 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass Action details Not available
2/15/20180 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
2/15/20180 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass Action details Not available
2/15/20180 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
2/13/20180 Committee on Law and Government HEARING NOTICES SENT  Action details Not available
2/13/20180 Committee on Law and Government HEARING HELD  Action details Not available
2/13/20180 Committee on Law and Government REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED  Action details Not available
12/14/20170 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass Action details Not available

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Providing for the submission to the qualified electors of the City of Philadelphia of the proposal set forth in a Resolution approved by Council proposing an amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter relating to the provision of mandatory training for City officers and employees regarding sexual harassment in the workplace; and authorizing the appropriate officers to publish notice and to make arrangements for the special election.

 

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

 

SECTION 1.                     There shall be submitted for the approval or disapproval of the qualified electors of the City of Philadelphia at the election to be held May 15, 2018,  the amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter contained in Resolution No. 171134 approved by Council on March 8, 2018, and filed in the Office of the Clerk of Council.

 

SECTION 2.                     There shall be placed on the ballot the following question to be answered “Yes” or “No” by the qualified electors participating in the election:

 

Shall the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter be amended to provide for mandatory training for all City officers and employees regarding sexual harassment in the workplace?

 

SECTION 3.  The Clerk of Council is hereby directed to (i) certify to the Board of Elections, within five days of this Ordinance becoming law, a copy of this Ordinance and Resolution No. 171134; and (ii) to have printed in pamphlet form, in sufficient number for general distribution, the proposed amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter as set forth in Resolution No. 171134 together with the ballot question set forth in Section 2 of this Ordinance.

 

SECTION 4.                     The Clerk of Council is hereby directed to cause to be published one time, during the three (3) weeks preceding the election on May 15, 2018, in three (3) newspapers of general circulation in the City and in The Legal Intelligencer, the proposed amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter, together with the ballot question set forth in Section 2 of this Ordinance; and further, at such other time and in such other manner as the Clerk may consider desirable.

 

SECTION 5.  The Mayor is hereby authorized and directed to issue a proclamation giving at least thirty (30) days’ notice of such election.  The Clerk of Council shall cause a copy of the proclamation to be published in at least two (2) newspapers of general circulation in the City, and in The Legal Intelligencer, once a week for three consecutive weeks during the period of thirty days prior to the election. One such publication may be combined with the publication of the notice required by Section 4 of this Ordinance.

 

SECTION 6.                     The appropriate officers are authorized and directed to take such action as may be required for the holding of an election on the ballot question set forth in Section 2 of this Ordinance as provided for by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

 

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