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File #: 200377    Version: Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 6/11/2020 In control: Committee on Law and Government
On agenda: Final action: 6/25/2020
Title: Proposing an amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter to provide for the creation of a Citizens Police Oversight Commission, and to authorize City Council by ordinance to determine the composition, powers, and duties of the Commission; and providing for the submission of the amendment to the electors of Philadelphia.
Sponsors: Councilmember Jones, Council President Clarke, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Gauthier, Councilmember Gilmore Richardson, Councilmember Green
Indexes: PHILADELPHIA HOME RULE CHARTER
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 20037701, As Amended.pdf, 2. Signature20037701
Title
Proposing an amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter to provide for the creation of a Citizens Police Oversight Commission, and to authorize City Council by ordinance to determine the composition, powers, and duties of the Commission; and providing for the submission of the amendment to the electors of Philadelphia.

Body
WHEREAS, Under Section 6 of the First Class City Home Rule Act (53 P.S. ?13106), an amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter may be proposed by a resolution of the Council of the City of Philadelphia adopted with the concurrence of two-thirds of its elected members; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, That the following amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter is hereby proposed and shall be submitted to the electors of the City on an election date designated by ordinance:

Bold italics indicates matter added to the Charter by these amendments.
Strikethrough indicates matter deleted from the Charter by these amendments.

ARTICLE III - EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE BRANCH -ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 1
OFFICERS, DEPARTMENTS, BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND OTHER AGENCIES

?3-100. Executive and Administrative Officers, Departments, Boards, Commissions and Agencies Designated.

The executive and administrative work of the City shall be performed by:

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(e) The following independent boards and commissions, which, except for the Board of Trustees of the Free Library of Philadelphia, are hereby created:

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Commission on Human Relations;
Board of Trustees of the Free Library of Philadelphia;
Board of Pensions and Retirement;
Civil Service Commission;
Philadelphia Tax Reform Commission and its Advisory Committee;
Board of Ethics;
Youth Commission;
Zoning Code Commission;
Jobs Commission;
Commission for Women;
Commission on Universal Pre-Kindergarten; and
Commission on African-American Males; and
Citizens Police Oversight Commission.

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