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File #: 210503    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 5/27/2021 In control: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: Final action: 6/24/2021
Title: Amending Chapter 10-300, entitled "Minors," to revise the evening curfew hours, modify the provisions for enforcement and penalties, and make technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Gilmore Richardson, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Thomas, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Brooks, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Bass
Indexes: MINORS
Code sections: 10-300 - Minors
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 21050300.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy21050300
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
8/5/20210 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
6/24/20210 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
6/17/20210 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCIL   Action details Not available
6/17/20210 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/17/20210 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/14/20210 Committee on Public Safety     Not available Not available
6/14/20210 Committee on Public Safety     Not available Not available
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5/27/20210 CITY COUNCIL     Not available Not available
Title
Amending Chapter 10-300, entitled "Minors," to revise the evening curfew hours, modify the provisions for enforcement and penalties, and make technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.

Body
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Title 10 of The Philadelphia Code is amended to read as follows:

TITLE 10. REGULATION OF INDIVIDUAL CONDUCT AND ACTIVITY

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CHAPTER 10-300. MINORS

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10.302. Definitions

(1) In this Chapter the following definitions apply:

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[(j) School Year. The days of the year not within Summer.]

[(k) Summer. From Memorial Day through the day before Labor Day.]

[(l) Weekend Day. Friday and Saturday, except that October 30 and October 31 shall never be treated as "Weekend Days" for purposes of this Chapter, but shall always be treated as "Weekdays".]

[(m) Weekday. Any day other than a Weekend Day, and October 30 and October 31, regardless of the day of the week.]

10-303. Unlawful Conduct of Minors

(1) No minor shall remain in or upon any public place or any establishment from the Evening Curfew Time indicated in the following chart until 6 a.m. the following day, unless said minor is accompanied by a parent, is doing an errand or other legitimate business as directed by the minor's parents, or is engaged in gainful lawful employment during the curfew hours or is on active duty in the Armed Service of the United States.
[Evening Curfew Time]

[School Year]
[Summer]

[Weekday] Evening Curfew Time
[Weekend Day]
[Weekday]
[Weekend Day]
[Minors 13 and older] Minors 16 and older
[10:30 p.m.] midnight
[midnight]
[10:30 p.m.]
[midnight]
Minors aged 14 -15
10:00 pm



[Minors under 13] Minors 13 and under
[9:00 p.m.] 9:30 pm
[10:00 p.m.]
[9:30 p.m.]
[10:00 p.m.]

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10-306. Enforcement and Penalties

(1) Any police officer who finds a minor in prima facie violation...

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