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File #: 200363    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN MAYOR'S OFFICE
File created: 6/11/2020 In control: Committee on Law and Government
On agenda: Final action: 6/25/2020
Title: Amending Section 20-101 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Residence Requirements," by restoring the requirement that no person shall be appointed as an employee in the civil service, including but not limited to police officers, unless he or she has been a bona fide resident of the City for at least one year prior to appointment.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Brooks, Councilmember Gauthier, Councilmember Gilmore Richardson, Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Jones, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Thomas, Councilmember Bass, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Oh, Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Green
Indexes: RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS
Code sections: 20-101 - Residence Requirements
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 20036300.pdf

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Amending Section 20-101 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Residence Requirements,” by restoring the requirement that no person shall be appointed as an employee in the civil service, including but not limited to police officers, unless he or she has been a bona fide resident of the City for at least one year prior to appointment.

 

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

 

SECTION 1.  Section 20-101 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

 

§20-101. Residence Requirements.

 

(1) No person shall be appointed as an employee in the civil service of the City unless he or she has been a bona fide resident of the City for at least one year prior to his or her appointment.

 

[(1)] (2) Every employee in the civil service shall maintain [establish] his or her bona fide residence in the City [within six months of his or her appointment, and shall thereafter maintain bona fide residence in the City, except that no person shall be appointed as a laborer in the civil service of the City unless he or she has been a bona fide resident of the City for at least one year prior to his or her appointment]. The City Controller may require proof of the residence of any employee in the civil service.

 

[(2)] (3) The Civil Service Commission may, upon the request of the Personnel Director, waive the above residence qualifications when in its discretion the circumstances warrant a waiver.

 

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Explanation:

[Brackets] indicate matter deleted.

Italics indicate new matter added.

 

 

 

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