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File #: 190608-A    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 6/20/2019 In control: Committee on Law and Government
On agenda: Final action: 10/10/2019
Title: Amending Title 21 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Miscellaneous," by adding a new Chapter 21-3100, entitled "Reporting of Settlements of Civil Actions," to establish a system of quarterly reporting and evaluation of means to reduce future liability; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Jones, Councilmember Johnson
Indexes: REPORTING OF SETTLEMENTS OF CIVIL ACTIONS
Code sections: 21-3100 - Reporting of Settlements of Civil Actions, Title 21 - MISCELLANEOUS
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 19060801, As Amended.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy190608-A02
Title
Amending Title 21 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Miscellaneous," by adding a new Chapter 21-3100, entitled "Reporting of Settlements of Civil Actions," to establish a system of quarterly reporting and evaluation of means to reduce future liability; all under certain terms and conditions.
Body
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

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

TITLE 21. MISCELLANEOUS.

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CHAPTER 21-3100. REPORTING RELATED TO CIVIL ACTIONS

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? 21-3101. Reporting of Information Related to Civil Actions and Related City Liability

(1) Reporting of City Information Related to Civil Actions and Related City Liability

(a) On or before January 31, April 30, July 31, and October 31 of each year, the Director of Finance shall submit a quarterly written report to the Chief Clerk of Council. Council further calls upon the Director of Finance to file a copy of such report with the Department of Records and publish such report on an appropriate City website in a manner that allows the data to be searched by the public and provides direction to requesters seeking copies of related records that may be made available pursuant to applicable law, including where and how to submit a request for such records.

(b) Each report required by ? 21-3101(1)(a) shall include the following information for the three-month period ending one month prior to the submission deadline:

(.1) a list of all closed civil court actions, and all other legal claims resolved by the City without a lawsuit being filed (including labor grievances but excluding workers compensation claims) that resulted in a monetary payment by the City, which concern an allegation against the City, a City agency, department, board, or commission, or an employee or member of a City agency, department, board, or commission, or both, and for each such civil court action or claim:

(.a) the date ...

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