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File #: 2020-0777    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 10/2/2020 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 10/6/2020 Final action: 10/13/2020
Enactment date: 10/13/2020 Enactment #: 34
Effective date: 10/16/2020    
Title: Ordinance, amending Ordinance 22 of 2020, entitled "Directing the Allegheny County Board of Elections to place before the qualified voters of the City of Pittsburgh at the 2020 November General Election a referendum question, "Shall the Pittsburgh Home Rule Charter, Article Two, Executive, be amended and supplemented by amending and adding new language to Sections 229 and 230 and adding a new Section, 231, expanding the powers of the Independent Citizen Police Review Board to allow the Board to require police officers to participate in investigations, conducting performance audits of the Police Bureau and preventing the removal of Board members except for just cause and with City Council approval" to remove the requirement to mail to every registered elector in the City.
Sponsors: Reverend Ricky V. Burgess
Indexes: Home Rule Charter
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Ordinance, amending Ordinance 22 of 2020, entitled "Directing the Allegheny County Board of Elections to place before the qualified voters of the City of Pittsburgh at the 2020 November General Election a referendum question, "Shall the Pittsburgh Home Rule Charter, Article Two, Executive, be amended and supplemented by amending and adding new language to Sections 229 and 230 and adding a new Section, 231, expanding the powers of the Independent Citizen Police Review Board to allow the Board to require police officers to participate in investigations, conducting performance audits of the Police Bureau and preventing the removal of Board members except for just cause and with City Council approval" to remove the requirement to mail to every registered elector in the City.

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

Section 1. Section 3 of Ordinance 22 of 2020, effective July 22, 2020, entitled "Directing the Allegheny County Board of Elections to place before the qualified voters of the City of Pittsburgh at the 2020 November General Election a referendum question, "Shall the Pittsburgh Home Rule Charter, Article Two, Executive, be amended and supplemented by amending and adding new language to Sections 229 and 230 and adding a new Section, 231, expanding the powers of the Independent Citizen Police Review Board to allow the Board to require police officers to participate in investigations, conducting performance audits of the Police Bureau and preventing the removal of Board members except for just cause and with City Council approval" is hereby amended at Section 3 as follows:

Section 3. The City Clerk is hereby authorized and directed, upon notification by the Allegheny County Board of Elections of the acceptance, by the Board, of the referendum question, to cause a copy of this ordinance along with a summary, approved by Council, to be sent by United States Mail to every registered elector in the City within thirty (30) da...

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