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File #: 200541    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 10/8/2020 In control: Committee on Law and Government
On agenda: Final action: 12/10/2020
Title: Amending Chapter 21-1500 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Boards and Commissions - Public Deliberations," to require recording or transcription of certain meetings and provision to the public of access to such recordings and transcriptions; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Gilmore Richardson, Councilmember Gauthier, Councilmember Thomas, Councilmember Brooks, Councilmember Squilla
Code sections: Title 21 - MISCELLANEOUS
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy20054101.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
1/20/20211 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
12/10/20201 CITY COUNCIL     Not available Not available
12/3/20201 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCIL   Action details Not available
12/3/20201 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
12/3/20201 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
11/24/20200 Committee on Law and Government HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
11/24/20200 Committee on Law and Government HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
11/24/20200 Committee on Law and Government AMENDED   Action details Not available
11/24/20201 Committee on Law and Government REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
10/8/20200 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available

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Amending Chapter 21-1500 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Boards and Commissions - Public Deliberations,” to require recording or transcription of certain meetings and provision to the public of access to such recordings and transcriptions; all under certain terms and conditions.

 

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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 21-1500. BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - PUBLIC DELIBERATIONS

 

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§ 21-1503. Recording and Distribution.

 

(1) All Boards and Commissions shall make an electronic recording or prepare a transcript of any meeting that is otherwise open to the public pursuant to the Sunshine Act, 65 P.S. §§ 701, et seq.

 

(2) Electronic recordings and transcripts of Board or Commission meetings shall promptly be made available to the public within 10 days, without charge, on a City website associated with the Board or Commission, as well as via other means in accordance with the provisions of the Pennsylvania Right-to-Know Law, 65 P.S. § 67.101, et seq.

 

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SECTION 2. This Ordinance shall be effective on February 1, 2021.

 

 

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Explanation:

 

Italics indicate new matter added.

 

 

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