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File #: 171124    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 9-600 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Services and Other Businesses," by repealing Section 9-630 (relating to sale of used cars), all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Taubenberger, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Johnson
Code sections: 9-600 - Service Businesses
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy17112400.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 SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  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 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 9-600 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Services and Other Businesses," by repealing Section 9-630 (relating to sale of used cars), 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 9-600 of The Philadelphia Code is amended to read as follows:

CHAPTER 9-600. SERVICES AND OTHER BUSINESSNES.

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§ 9-630. [Sale of Used Cars.] Reserved.

[(1) For purposes of this Section,

(a) A "Certified Inspection Mechanic" shall be any person authorized by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to perform an inspection under 75 Pa. C.S. § 4702 or any regulations promulgated thereunder.

(b) An "Undisclosed Major Structural Defect" shall be one of the following defects in a motor vehicle which is offered for sale and represented to be roadworthy, when the seller fails to disclose the condition:

1.) frame is bent, cracked, or twisted;

2.) engine block or head cracked;

3.) transmission damaged, defective, or so deteriorated as to require replacement;

4.) vehicle is flood damaged;

5.) differential is damaged, defective, or so deteriorate...

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