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File #: 2016-0905    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 10/24/2016 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 11/30/2016 Final action: 12/6/2016
Enactment date: 12/6/2016 Enactment #: 34
Effective date: 12/13/2016    
Title: An ordinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code Title One: Administration, Article IX: Boards, Commissions and Authorities, to add Chapter 177C: Gender Equity Commission to conduct analyses of City departments, employment, and services, and to uphold the principles of the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). (Post Agenda & Public Hearing held 11-15-16)
Sponsors: Natalia Rudiak, Deborah L. Gross, Darlene M. Harris, Theresa Kail-Smith, Bruce A. Kraus, Corey O'Connor
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 01 - ADMINISTRATIVE
Attachments: 1. 2016-0905 VERSION 2
Title
An ordinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code Title One: Administration, Article IX: Boards, Commissions and Authorities, to add Chapter 177C: Gender Equity Commission to conduct analyses of City departments, employment, and services, and to uphold the principles of the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
(Post Agenda & Public Hearing held 11-15-16)

Body
The Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby enacts as follows:

Section 1. The Pittsburgh Code Title One: Administration, Article IX: Boards, Commissions and Authorities, is hereby supplemented by adding Chapter 177C entitled Gender Equity Commission, as follows:

Chapter 177C: Gender Equity Commission

?177C.01 DEFINITIONS
As used in this Article, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings indicated herein:
(a) "City" shall mean the City of Pittsburgh.
(b) The Gender Equity Commission shall mean the body tasked with developing the intersectional Gender Analysis implementation plan and advising on its progress. It shall be composed of an Executive Director and staff, as necessary.
(c) "Women" shall mean all persons who identify with the sex category woman, whether or not assigned to that category at birth.
(d) "Disaggregated data" shall mean information collected and analyzed by enumerated categories in order to identify the disparities existing between women and men. These categories shall include, to the extent permitted by law, sex, race, immigration status, parental status, language, sexual orientation, disability, age and other attributes. This data will be collected in a manner that will facilitate intersectional analysis.
(e) "Discrimination against women" consistent with the definition of "Discrimination" under Pittsburgh Code, Article 5, ? 651.04. Any difference in treatment based on race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, age, ...

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