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Philadelphia City Council – Health & Human Services Committee

The Committee on Public Health and Human Services of the Council of the City of Philadelphia held a Public Hearing on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, at 10:00 AM, in Room 400, City Hall, to hear testimony on the following items:

190715 An Ordinance amending Title 6 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Health Code,” by creating a new Chapter 6 1200, entitled “Prescription Data Collection,” to provide for submission of certain prescription data to the Department of Public Health solely for the purpose of administration and maintenance of the public health, in accordance with the Home Rule Charter, all under certain terms and conditions.

190788 An Ordinance amending Title 6 of The Philadelphia Code, the “Health Code,” to add a section establishing requirements for hospitals that anticipate closing, all under certain terms and conditions.

190804 An Ordinance amending Chapter 9 600 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Service and Other Businesses,” to add a new Section 9 638, entitled “Sale of Electronic Smoking Devices in Youth Accessible Establishments,” prohibiting selling and offering for sale certain electronic smoking devices in youth accessible establishments and fixing penalties; all under certain terms and conditions.

Immediately following the public hearing, a meeting of the Committee on Public Health and Human Services, open to the public, will be held to consider the action to be taken on the above listed items.