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File #: 2018-1159    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 11/27/2018 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 11/27/2018 Final action: 12/11/2018
Enactment date: 12/11/2018 Enactment #: 44
Effective date: 12/21/2018    
Title: Ordinance amending and supplementing the City Code at Title One: Administrative, Article XI: Human Resources, Chapter 198: Campaign Finance Regulations at Sections 198.02 Contribution Limitations and 198.05: Public Database and Reporting, in order to coordinate City and County processes to enhance notification of these requirements to new candidates.
Sponsors: Reverend Ricky V. Burgess
Title
Ordinance amending and supplementing the City Code at Title One: Administrative, Article XI: Human Resources, Chapter 198: Campaign Finance Regulations at Sections 198.02 Contribution Limitations and 198.05: Public Database and Reporting, in order to coordinate City and County processes to enhance notification of these requirements to new candidates.

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

Section 1. The City Code is hereby amended at Title One: Administrative, Article XI: Human Resources, Chapter 198: Campaign Finance Regulations, at Section 198.05 as follows:

? 198.05 - PUBLIC DATABASE AND REPORTING.

(1) Candidates for City elected office and candidate committees shall, on the first business day of each of the [five (5)] three (3) months prior to election day, provide a campaign finance report, for all candidate committees associated with the candidate for any office sought, in the form mandated by the regular Allegheny County Board of Elections pre-primary reporting forms and procedures to the City's Ethics Hearing Board. In the case of special elections, these reports shall be due on the lesser of either (1) the first business day of each month between when the special election is called and election day or (2) on the first business day of each of the [five (5)] three (3) months prior to election day. Included with these reports shall be an additional schedule that details the name of each contributor and the total contribution made by each contributor to the candidate committee both in the then current election cycle in a form to be promulgated by the City of Pittsburgh and made available via the City of Pittsburgh website.

(2) The Ethics Hearing Board shall maintain an online database of all campaign finance reports required by this Chapter for City elected office. This database shall be searchable by candidate committee name, candidate name, and by covered election year.


Section 2. The City Code is hereby ame...

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