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File #: 210082    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 2/4/2021 In control: Committee on Public Health and Human Services
On agenda: Final action: 3/4/2021
Title: Amending Title 17 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Contracts and Procurement," by amending Chapter 17-1400, entitled "Non-Competitively Bid Contracts; Financial Assistance," to provide procedures applicable to the awarding of contracts to non-City providers of vaccine doses for COVID-19 and related variants, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Bass, Councilmember Brooks, Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Gauthier, Councilmember Gilmore Richardson, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Jones, Councilmember O'Neill, Councilmember Oh, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember Thomas
Indexes: COVID-19
Code sections: 17-1400 - NON-COMPETITIVELY BID CONTRACTS; FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy21008201.pdf
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Amending Title 17 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Contracts and Procurement," by amending Chapter 17-1400, entitled "Non-Competitively Bid Contracts; Financial Assistance," to provide procedures applicable to the awarding of contracts to non-City providers of vaccine doses for COVID-19 and related variants, all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Title 17 of The Philadelphia Code is amended to read as follows:

TITLE 17. CONTRACTS AND PROCUREMENT

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CHAPTER 17-1400. NON-COMPETIVELY BID CONTRACTS; FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

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? 17-1409. Procedures Applicable to the Awarding of Contracts to Non-City Providers of Vaccine Doses for COVID-19 and related variants.

(1) Basis. The provisions of this Section are enacted pursuant to Section 8-200 of the Charter, which provides that "City Council may, by ordinance, regulate the process by which purchases and contracts not subject to the lowest responsible bidder requirement of this paragraph are awarded..."

(2) Contracts to which this Section applies ("Covered Contracts"). This Section applies to (1) any contract entered into by the City with a non-City entity for the purpose of enabling such entity to directly administer COVID-19 vaccinations; and (2) any contract entered into by the City with a non-City entity ("intermediary entity") authorizing that entity to contract with another entity or entities ("third-party entities") for the purpose of enabling such entity or entities to directly administer COVID-19 vaccinations. Any Covered Contract entered into by the City with an intermediary entity shall contain a provision requiring that the intermediary entity treat a contract with a third-party entity as a Covered Contract, as though such contract were directly subject to the requirements of this Section.

(3) Contract requirements. No City official, department, agency, or intermediary entity may enter into a C...

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