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File #: 171123    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 12/14/2017 In control: Committee on Legislative Oversight
On agenda: Final action: 3/1/2018
Title: Amending Chapter 9-700 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Amusement Businesses," by repealing Section 9-708 (relating to compulsory vehicular amusement device insurance), all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Taubenberger, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Johnson
Code sections: 9-700 - Amusement Businesses
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy17112300.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
3/14/20180 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
3/1/20180 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
2/22/20180 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
2/22/20180 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
2/22/20180 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
2/21/20180 Legislative Oversight Committee HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
2/21/20180 Legislative Oversight Committee HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
2/21/20180 Legislative Oversight Committee REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
12/14/20170 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
Title
Amending Chapter 9-700 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Amusement Businesses," by repealing Section 9-708 (relating to compulsory vehicular amusement device insurance), all under certain terms and conditions.

Body
WHEREAS, On March 2, 2017, Philadelphia City Council adopted Resolution No. 170179, authorizing the creation of a "Special Committee on Regulatory Review and Reform" to identify archaic, superfluous, and confusing provisions in The Philadelphia Code and in departmental regulations; and to recommend revisions that streamline, clarify and enhance the City's regulatory environment, for the purpose of accelerating the growth of well-paying jobs in Philadelphia while ensuring the safety and well-being of its residents; and

WHEREAS, The Special Committee on Regulatory Review and Reform has identified the provisions described in the title to this proposed Ordinance as non-essential and overdue for repeal; now, therefore

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Chapter 9-700 of The Philadelphia Code is amended to read as follows:

CHAPTER 9-700. AMUSEMENT BUSINESSES.

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§ 9-708. [Compulsory Vehicular Device Insurance.]Reserved.

[(1) In this Section the following definitions apply:

(a) Vehicular Amusement Device. Any electric, mechanical or otherwise powered vehicle, machine or device designed to carry, convey, contain, hold, or support occupants for amusement.

(b) Carnival. The operation of 5 or more vehicular amusement devices within or upon contiguous buildings, tents or premises.

(2) No person shall operate any vehicular amusement device unless he obtains a license from the Department of Licenses and Inspections.

(3) No license to operate any vehicular amusement device shall be issued to any applicant unless the applicant furnishes proof satisfactory to the Department of Licenses and Inspections that he has secured public liability insurance....

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