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§ 10902. Number, duties and compensation

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 11 Pa.C.S.A. CitiesEffective: January 25, 2016

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 11 Pa.C.S.A. Cities
Part V. Third Class Cities (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 109. City Officers and Employees (Refs & Annos)
Effective: January 25, 2016
11 Pa.C.S.A. § 10902
Formerly cited as PA ST 53 P.S. § 35902
§ 10902. Number, duties and compensation
(a) Prescription.--Except as otherwise provided under this chapter, council may prescribe, by ordinance, the number, duties and compensation of the officers and employees of the city.
(b) Limitations.--The following shall apply to compensation paid to an officer or employee of the city:
(1) A payment may not be authorized from the city treasury to an officer or employee of the city unless that officer or employee has been elected or appointed in accordance with law.
(2) Unless previously authorized under law, an ordinance may not give extra compensation to an officer or employee of the city.
(c) Offense.--An officer drawing or countersigning a document authorizing payment or passing or paying a voucher contrary to this section commits a misdemeanor and shall, upon conviction, be:
(1) subject to forfeiting office in accordance with section 10901(b)(2) (relating to appointment, removal and prohibition); and
(2) sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $5,000 or to imprisonment for not more than one year, or both.

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2015, Nov. 24, P.L. 242, No. 67, § 1, effective in 60 days [Jan. 25, 2016].
11 Pa.C.S.A. § 10902, PA ST 11 Pa.C.S.A. § 10902
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 166. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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