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File #: 190182    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 3/14/2019 In control: Committee on Law and Government
On agenda: Final action: 6/13/2019
Title: Amending Title 10 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Regulation of Individual Conduct and Activity," and Title 19 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Finance, Taxes and Collections," to impose liability and provide for the revocation of licenses for certain persons who permit human trafficking, involuntary servitude, or related unlawful activity to occur on a property or in connection with a business, under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Greenlee
Indexes: FINANCE, TAXES AND COLLECTIONS, HUMAN TRAFFICKING, LICENSES
Code sections: Title 10 - REGULATION OF INDIVIDUAL CONDUCT AND ACTIVITY
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 19018201, As Amended.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy19018201
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Amending Title 10 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Regulation of Individual Conduct and Activity," and Title 19 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Finance, Taxes and Collections," to impose liability and provide for the revocation of licenses for certain persons who permit human trafficking, involuntary servitude, or related unlawful activity to occur on a property or in connection with a business, under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Title 10 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended as follows:
TITLE 10. REGULATION OF INDIVIDUAL CONDUCT AND ACTIVITY
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CHAPTER 10-2300. Liability for Human Trafficking

? 10-2301. Definitions.
(1) Deliberate indifference. The failure to inquire regarding circumstances that would lead a reasonable person to question whether human trafficking activity or any other related unlawful activity was occurring.
(2) Equity Interest. A legal or equitable ownership interest in a property or business, however designated, including, but not limited to, capital stock, partnership interests, or membership interests.
(3) Human Trafficking Activity. Any activity in violation of 18 Pa.C.S. Section 3011 (relating to trafficking in individuals);18 Pa.C.S. Section 3012 (relating to involuntary servitude); 18 Pa.C.S. Section 3013 (relating to patronizing a victim of sexual servitude); 18 Pa.C.S. Section 3014 (relating to unlawful conduct regarding documents); 18 Pa.C.S. Section 3015 (relating to nonpayment of wages); 18 Pa.C.S. Section 3016 (relating to obstruction of justice); 18 Pa.C.S. Section 3017 (relating to violation by business entities).
? 10-2302. Prohibited Conduct.
(1) No person shall knowingly or with deliberate indifference permit human trafficking activity to occur on a property or in connection with the activities of a business owned by such person.
(2) For the purposes of this Chapter 10-2300,...

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