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File #: 180012    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 1/25/2018 In control: Committee on Labor and Civil Service
On agenda: Final action: 3/22/2018
Title: Amending Section 21-105 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Hero Awards," by increasing the amount that may be awarded to family members of firefighters, police officers, and prosecution detectives killed in the course of performing heroic deeds, and by making certain technical changes; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Taubenberger, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Oh, Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember O'Neill
Indexes: HERO AWARDS
Code sections: 21-105 - Hero Awards
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy18001200.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsVideo
4/4/20180 MAYOR SIGNED  Action details Not available
3/22/20180 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass Action details Not available
3/15/20180 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass Action details Not available
3/15/20180 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
3/15/20180 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
3/14/20180 Committee on Labor and Civil Service HEARING NOTICES SENT  Action details Not available
3/14/20180 Committee on Labor and Civil Service HEARING HELD  Action details Not available
3/14/20180 Committee on Labor and Civil Service REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED  Action details Not available
1/25/20180 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass Action details Not available

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Amending Section 21-105 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Hero Awards," by increasing the amount that may be awarded to family members of firefighters, police officers, and prosecution detectives killed in the course of performing heroic deeds, and by making certain technical changes; all under certain terms and conditions.

 

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

 

SECTION 1. Section 21-105 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

 

§21-105. Hero Awards

 

(1)                      The Council hereby provides that the sum of [fifty thousand dollars ($50,000)] one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) may be awarded to the surviving spouse or Life Partner or dependent children or dependent children of a Life Partner or dependent parents of every firefighter, police officer and prosecution detective who is killed in the course of performing a heroic deed which, in the judgment of the Hero Award Committee, involves a special hazard or risk; provided, however, that payments of said sum shall be made at the rate of [one thousand dollars ($1000)] two thousand dollars ($2000) per month for a period of fifty months, and shall be subject to the provisions of subsection (6).

 

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Explanation:

 

[Brackets] indicate matter deleted.

Italics indicate new matter added.

 

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