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File #: 2011-2203    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Withdrawn
File created: 10/18/2011 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: Final action:
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Title: Ordinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title One, Administrative, Article XI, Personnel, by adding a new Chapter 198 entitled, “Campaign Finance Regulations.”
Sponsors: William Peduto, Natalia Rudiak
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 01 - ADMINISTRATIVE
Attachments: 1. 2011-2203.doc
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Ordinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title One, Administrative, Article XI, Personnel, by adding a new Chapter 198 entitled, “Campaign Finance Regulations.”

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Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

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


Chapter 198: Campaign Finance Regulations

§198.01 DEFINITIONS

Board. Allegheny County Board of Elections.

Candidate. Any individual who publicly announces his or her candidacy for City Elected Office or Citywide Elected Office. A public announcement shall include, but not be limited to, the filing of public papers requisite to seek City Elected Office or Citywide Elected Office including nomination papers, petitions, or filing papers to create a Candidate Political Committee or owning a Candidate Political Committee.

Candidate Political Committee. A committee and associated bank account established by a candidate for City Elected Office or Citywide Elected Office into which all contributions made in support of a candidate's campaign for elected office shall be made, and out of which all expenditures for that office shall be made.

City Elected Office. The offices of City Council.

Citywide Elected Office. The offices of Mayor and City Controller

Covered Election. Every A primary, general or special election for City Elected Office or Citywide 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 gr...

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