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File #: 210671-A    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN COUNCIL - FINAL PASSAGE
File created: 9/17/2021 In control: Committee on Commerce & Economic Development
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Title 9 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Regulation of Businesses, Trades and Professions", by adding a new Chapter requiring certain businesses or professions provide disclosures regarding tangled titles; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Gilmore Richardson
Indexes: TANGLED TITLES
Code sections: Title 9 - REGULATION OF BUSINESSES, TRADES AND PROFESSIONS
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 21067101, As Amended.pdf, 2. Bill No. 210671-A02, As Amended on Floor.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
11/18/20211 CITY COUNCIL READ   Action details Not available
11/18/20212 CITY COUNCIL AMENDED   Action details Not available
11/18/20212 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING.   Action details Not available
10/28/20211 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCIL   Action details Not available
10/28/20211 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
10/28/20211 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
10/25/20210 Committee on Commerce & Economic Development HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
10/25/20210 Committee on Commerce & Economic Development HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
10/25/20210 Committee on Commerce & Economic Development AMENDED   Action details Not available
10/25/20211 Committee on Commerce & Economic Development REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
9/17/20210 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
Title
Amending Title 9 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Regulation of Businesses, Trades and Professions", by adding a new Chapter requiring certain businesses or professions provide disclosures regarding tangled titles; all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Title 9 of The Philadelphia Code is amended to read as follows:

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CHAPTER 9-5600. TANGLED TITLE DISCLOSURE

? 9-5601. Definitions. The following definitions shall apply in this Chapter:

(1) Funeral Service Provider. Any entity required by the Pennsylvania Vital Statistics Law, 35 P.S. ? 450.501 et seq., to file a death certificate in the provision of funeral services, including, but not limited to, a funeral home, funeral parlor, mortuary, cemetery, or crematorium.

(2) Tangled Title Information Sheet. An informational sheet or packet provided by the Department of Records detailing steps necessary for an heir or heirs, after the death of a title property owner, to legally transfer the property to avoid a tangled title.

(3) Funeral Services. Funereal, burial, crematory or other services for the disposition of the dead in their final resting place.

(4) Survivor of the Deceased. A close relation or companion of the deceased with whom funeral services are arranged.

(5) Death Certificate. A certificate of death or fetal death that must be filed with Pennsylvania Department of Health pursuant to the Vital Statistics Law, 35 P.S. ? 450.501 et seq., prior to the interment, cremation or other removal of the dead.

? 9-5602. Tangled Title Information Sheet.

(1) It is Council's intent that the Department of Records make available and easily accessible a tangled title information sheet.

(a) It is Council's intent the Department of Records collaborate with the Philadelphia Register of Wills in the creation of the tangled title information sheet.

(2) It is Council's intent that the Department of Records make t...

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