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§ 11018.3. Journal of proceedings, recording and withholding of vote

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 11 Pa.C.S.A. CitiesEffective: September 3, 2019

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 11 Pa.C.S.A. Cities
Part V. Third Class Cities (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 110. Council (Refs & Annos)
Subchapter A.1. Ordinances (Refs & Annos)
Effective: September 3, 2019
11 Pa.C.S.A. § 11018.3
Formerly cited as PA ST 53 P.S. § 36008;  PA ST 53 P.S. § 36018.3
§ 11018.3. Journal of proceedings, recording and withholding of vote
(a) Journal.--Council shall keep a journal of the proceedings. The journal shall be in the possession of the city clerk and shall, at all times, be open to public inspection.
(b) Recording.--For every vote, the yeas and nays shall be called and recorded by the city clerk. An ordinance shall and a resolution may be reduced to writing before the vote is taken on the ordinance or resolution. A resolution pertaining to tax levies shall be reduced to writing before the vote is taken.
(c) Withholding.--A member of council shall not withhold the member's vote on a question before council unless permitted to do so in accordance with section 11018.2(a) (relating to voting, no veto and vote necessary to enact ordinances or adopt resolutions).

Credits

2015, Nov. 24, P.L. 242, No. 67, § 1, effective in 60 days [Jan. 25, 2016]. Amended 2019, July 2, P.L. 351, No. 51, § 2, effective in 60 days [Sept. 3, 2019].
11 Pa.C.S.A. § 11018.3, PA ST 11 Pa.C.S.A. § 11018.3
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 96. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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