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File #: 200605    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: IN COMMITTEE
File created: 10/29/2020 In control: Committee on Law and Government
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Proposing an amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter to provide for the creation, appointment, powers and duties of an independent Economic Opportunity Plan Oversight Board, to provide for annual appropriations for the Board, and providing for the submission of the amendment to the electors of Philadelphia.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Jones, Councilmember Gilmore Richardson, Councilmember Thomas, Councilmember Bass
Indexes: ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY PLANS, PHILADELPHIA HOME RULE CHARTER
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 20060500
Title
Proposing an amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter to provide for the creation, appointment, powers and duties of an independent Economic Opportunity Plan Oversight Board, to provide for annual appropriations for the Board, 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. Section 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:

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ARTICLE II - LEGISLATIVE BRANCH
The Council - Its Election, Organization, Powers and Duties

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CHAPTER 2
COUNCIL PROCEDURE

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? 2-202. Submission of Ordinances to the Mayor.

Every ordinance shall, before it takes effect, be certified to the Mayor for his approval. The Mayor shall sign the ordinance if he approves it, whereupon it shall become law. If he disapproves it, he shall return it to the Council with the reasons for his disapproval at the first meeting thereof held not less than ten days after he receives it. If the Council shall pass the bill by a vote of two-thirds of all of its members within seven days after the bill has been returned with the Mayor's disapproval, it shall become law without his approval. If the Mayor does not return the ordinance within the time required, it shall become law without his approval. The Mayor may disapprove or reduce any item or items of any ordinance making appropriations, except the items in the annual operati...

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