February 25, 2014 •
Philadelphia Gift Ordinance Advances Out of Committee
A proposed ordinance setting a dollar limit for gifts has advanced out of committee. On February 24, the City Council’s Committee on Law and Government voted to submit the bill for Council action.
The proposed ordinance prohibits gifts exceeding $99 per calendar year to any city officials or employees, and bans all cash gifts.
The ordinance could pass as early as next week.
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