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§ 11018.5. Proposed ordinances and titles

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 110. Council (Refs & Annos)
Subchapter A.1. Ordinances (Refs & Annos)
Effective: January 25, 2016
11 Pa.C.S.A. § 11018.5
Formerly cited as PA ST 53 P.S. § 36011;  PA ST 53 P.S. § 36018.5
§ 11018.5. Proposed ordinances and titles
(a) Format.--A proposed ordinance shall be presented to council in written form as a bill and shall be numbered sequentially for the calendar year.
(b) Single subject.--An ordinance, except for a general appropriation ordinance, may not be enacted containing more than one subject, which shall be reasonably identified in the title.
(c) Original purpose.--An ordinance may not be altered or amended upon enactment by council as to change the original purpose.
(d) Title.--The title of an ordinance shall not be considered in the construction or interpretation of the ordinance by a court of competent jurisdiction.


2015, Nov. 24, P.L. 242, No. 67, § 1, effective in 60 days [Jan. 25, 2016].
11 Pa.C.S.A. § 11018.5, PA ST 11 Pa.C.S.A. § 11018.5
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 96. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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