PROVIDING FOR CODIFYING OF ORDINANCES IN SECOND CLASS CITIES Act of Sep. 17, 1965, P.L. 531, No. 272 Cl. 11 AN ACT Providing for the compiling, codifying, recodifying and reenacting of ordinances in cities of the second class A. The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania hereby enacts as follows: Section 1. (a) The city council of any city of the second class A may compile, codify, recodify and reenact any existing two or more ordinances with or without repeals, amendments and additions, and enact the same as one codified ordinance arranged in appropriate divisions with one title and one enacting clause. (b) Any such codified ordinance shall be introduced, considered, enacted and approved in the manner now prescribed for general ordinances, except as otherwise herein provided. Such codified ordinance shall be introduced at least thirty days before its final enactment, and at least fifteen days before its final enactment, notice of its introduction shall be published in a newspaper of general circulation in the city. Such notice shall state the title of the proposed, codified ordinance, shall state its general nature and content, shall indicate a place within the city where copies of the same may be examined, and, if the same contains any amendments or additions other than minor nonsubstantive changes, such notice shall contain a general summary of such substantive amendments and additions. With respect to such substantive amendments and additions, public hearings pursuant to notice shall be held where prescribed by law. (c) After the enactment of such codified ordinance, publication of the entire text thereof shall not be required, but its enactment shall be advertised at the times and in the places required for other general ordinances, by publication of its title, table of contents, a general summary of substantive amendments or additions, if any, a statement that it contains penalties, if any, and a reference to a place within the city where copies may be examined. Such codified ordinance shall not be required to be recorded as other ordinances if its entire text is published in book or pamphlet form and a signed and certified copy of the same is filed with the city clerk. Section 2. This act shall take effect immediately.