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File #: 180696    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN COMMITTEE
File created: 6/21/2018 In control: Committee on Licenses and Inspections
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Title 9 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Regulation of Businesses, Trades and Professions," by providing for the licensing of persons responsible for the installation, repair, or maintenance of elevators, escalators, and moving walkways, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Greenlee
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 18069600.pdf
Title
Amending Title 9 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Regulation of Businesses, Trades and Professions," by providing for the licensing of persons responsible for the installation, repair, or maintenance of elevators, escalators, and moving walkways, all under certain terms and conditions.

Body
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Title 9 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

TITLE 9. REGULATION OF BUSINESSES, TRADES AND PROFESSIONS

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§9-1800. [Reserved] Elevators, Escalators, and Moving Walkways.

§9-1801. Findings.

The Council finds and declares that the citizens and residents of the City of Philadelphia are entitled to the maximum protection practicable when using elevator, escalator, and moving walkway devices, and that the protection can be increased by requiring appropriate training and experience for persons installing, repairing, and maintaining those devices. It is therefore necessary for the public good to establish standards of education, training, and experience for these installers and mechanics and to provide for their appropriate examination and certification.

§9-1802. Definitions.

(1) Department. The Department of Licenses and Inspections.

(2) NEIEP. National Elevator Industry Educational Program.

§9-1803. Licensing.

The Department shall, in addition to other powers and duties that it may possess by law:

(1) Examine and pass on the qualifications of all applicants for license subject to its jurisdiction, and issue a license to each qualified successful applicant;

(2) Examine, evaluate and supervise all examinations and procedures;

(3) Maintain and annually publish a list of the names and addresses of all persons who are licensed under this act;

(4) Establish standards for continuing education, which at a minimum shall include e...

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