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File #: 210117    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 2/11/2021 In control: Committee on Licenses and Inspections
On agenda: Final action: 6/17/2021
Title: Amending Chapter 9-3700 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Bouncers," by revising definitions of covered establishments and personnel, under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Bass
Indexes: BOUNCERS
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 21011701, As Amended.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy21011701
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
7/15/20211 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
6/17/20211 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
6/10/20211 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCIL   Action details Not available
6/10/20211 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/10/20211 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/9/20210 Committee on Licenses and Inspections HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
6/9/20210 Committee on Licenses and Inspections HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
6/9/20210 Committee on Licenses and Inspections AMENDED   Action details Not available
6/9/20211 Committee on Licenses and Inspections REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
4/13/20210 Committee on Licenses and Inspections HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
4/13/20210 Committee on Licenses and Inspections Cancellation of Scheduled Public Hearing   Action details Not available
2/11/20210 CITY COUNCIL     Not available Not available
Title
Amending Chapter 9-3700 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Bouncers," by revising definitions of covered establishments and personnel, under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Chapter 9-3700 of The Philadelphia Code is amended to read as follows:

TITLE 9. REGULATION OF BUSINESSES, TRADES AND PROFESSIONS
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CHAPTER 9-3700. BOUNCERS

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? 9-3701. Definitions.

(1) Bouncer shall mean any person [primarily] regularly performing duties related to [security,] security or maintaining order and safety in a covered [establishment;] establishment, including but not limited to validating proper age of identification for entry.

(2) Covered Establishment shall mean [any drinking establishment or special assembly occupancy;] the following types of establishments:

(.1) nightclubs, discotheques and cabarets;

(.2) taverns and bars;

(.3) restaurants with 30 seats or more;

(.4) private clubs;

(.5) banquet halls; and

(.6) similar places of assembly without primarily fixed seating.

(3) [Drinking Establishment shall mean any establishment which gives or offers for sale food or drink to the public, guests, or employees whether for consumption on or off the premises whose on-site sales of food for consumption on the premises comprises no more than twenty percent (20%) of gross sales of both food, non- alcoholic and alcoholic beverages on an annual basis, or on such other basis as the Administrative Agency shall by regulation provide with respect to such establishments that have been open for less than one full year.] Reserved.

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(5) [Special Assembly Occupancy shall have the same meaning as in Section 9-703 of the Code.] Reserved.

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SECTION 2. Effective date. This Ordinance shall take effect six months after it becomes law.



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