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File #: 2009-1039    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 1/22/2009 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: Final action: 5/6/2009
Enactment date: 5/5/2009 Enactment #: 7
Effective date: 5/12/2009    
Title: Supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title One, Administrative, Article XI, Personnel, by adding a new Chapter 198 entitled, "Campaign Finance Regulations."
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 01 - ADMINISTRATIVE
Attachments: 1. 2009-1039.doc, 2. 2009-1039 VERSION 2.doc, 3. 2009-1039 VERSION 3.doc
Title
Supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title One, Administrative, Article XI, Personnel, by adding a new Chapter 198 entitled, "Campaign Finance Regulations."

Body
Be it resolved that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby enacts as follows:

Section 1. The Pittsburgh Code, Title One, Administrative, Article XI, Personnel, is hereby supplemented by adding a new section, Article XIII, Chapter 198 entitled, "Campaign Finance Regulations" as follows:


Chapter 198: Campaign Finance Regulations

§198.01 Definitions
BOARD - Allegheny County Board of Elections.
CANDIDATE - (a) Any individual who files nomination papers or petitions for City Elected Office or Citywide Elected Office;
(b) Any individual who publicly announces his or her candidacy for City Elected Office or Citywide Elected Office.
CITY ELECTED OFFICE - The offices of Mayor, City Controller, or City Council.
CITYWIDE ELECTED OFFICE - The offices of Mayor and City Controller
COVERED ELECTION - Every primary, general or special election for City Elected Office.
ELECTION CYCLE - Begins on the day after the general election for the office or seat which the candidate seeks and ends on the day of the next general election for that seat or office.
PERSON - An individual, partnership, corporation, sole proprietorship, or other form of business organization permitted under the laws of the Commonwealth to make political contributions.
POLITICAL COMMITTEE - Any committee, association, political party, or other group of persons, including the candidate political committee as required by §198.03 of this ordinance, for the purpose of influencing the outcome of a covered election.
POLITICAL CONTRIBUTION - Money, gifts, forgiveness of debts, loans, or things having a monetary value incurred or received by a candidate for City Elected Office or Citywide Elected Office, or any designation agent of a candidate for City Elected Office or Citywide Elected Office, for use in advocating or influe...

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