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File #: 210923    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN COUNCIL - SECOND READING
File created: 11/18/2021 In control: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Title 9 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Regulation of Businesses, Trades and Professions," by adding a new Chapter 9-5700, entitled "Prohibition on Certain Gambling Machines and Skills Games," to prohibit the operation of any casino-style or skill game that accepts cash payment for the chance of a cash reward and is not otherwise regulated by the State of Pennsylvania, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Jones, Councilmember Gilmore Richardson, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Gauthier, Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Brooks, Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Parker
Indexes: GAMBLING
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 21092300.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
12/9/20210 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCIL   Action details Not available
12/9/20210 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
12/9/20210 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
12/2/20210 Committee on Public Safety HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
12/2/20210 Committee on Public Safety HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
12/2/20210 Committee on Public Safety REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
11/18/20210 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available

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Amending Title 9 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Regulation of Businesses, Trades and Professions,” by adding a new Chapter 9-5700, entitled “Prohibition on Certain Gambling Machines and Skills Games,” to prohibit the operation of any casino-style or skill game that accepts cash payment for the chance of a cash reward and is not otherwise regulated by the State of Pennsylvania, 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 hereby amended to read as follows:

 

TITLE 9. REGULATION OF BUSINESSES, TRADES AND PROFESSIONS

 

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CHAPTER 9-5700. PROHIBITION ON CERTAIN GAMBLING MACHINES AND SKILLS GAMES

 

§ 9-5701. It shall be unlawful for a business to operate any casino-style or skill game that accepts cash payment for the chance of a cash reward and is not otherwise regulated by the State of Pennsylvania.

 

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SECTION 2. Effective Date. This Ordinance shall take effect immediately.

 

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