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File #: 2018-0244    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 3/2/2018 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 3/6/2018 Final action: 3/20/2018
Enactment date: 3/20/2018 Enactment #: 7
Effective date: 3/26/2018    
Title: Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title I: Administrative, Article XI: Human Resources, by adding Chapter 196: Public Accessibility of Conflict of Interest Documentation.
Sponsors: Corey O'Connor
Title
Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title I: Administrative, Article XI: Human Resources, by adding Chapter 196: Public Accessibility of Conflict of Interest Documentation.

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

Section 1. The City Code is hereby amended at Title I: Administrative, Article XI: Human Resources, Chapter 196, by adding the following:

Chapter 196: PUBLIC ACCESSIBILITY OF CONFLICT OF INTEREST DOCUMENTATION


? 196.01 - PURPOSE

A. The purpose of this Chapter is to ensure that those with a bona fide interest in the affairs, business, or activity of the City of Pittsburgh may access information relevant to a potential conflict of interest as it relates to the Offices of Mayor, City Controller, and City Council, and to encourage greater transparency on the part of these officeholders to the benefit of the public.


? 196.02 - DEFINITIONS

A. Candidate Committee: The political committee, any money or assets associated with it, and any associated bank account into which all contribution in support of a campaign for City elected office shall be made, and out of which all expenditures shall be made.

B. City Elected Office: The offices of Mayor, City Controller, and City Council.

C. Conflict of Interest: The exertion of influence with respect to property or a business with which an individual holding City elected office or a member of their direct family is associated.

D. Disclosure of Interests: The disclosure that, per the City of Pittsburgh Home Rule Charter, Article VII: General Provisions, Chapter 801: Disclosure of Interests, all holders of City elected office shall file yearly with the City Controller that contains the following information:

1. The names of all business or non-profit corporations, associations, partnership, joint ventures, estates, proprietorships, trusts business activities and organizations, other than religious organizations and religious corporations:

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