PRINTER'S NO. 1242
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
SENATE BILL
No.
951
Session of
2021
INTRODUCED BY A. WILLIAMS, NOVEMBER 22, 2021
REFERRED TO EDUCATION, NOVEMBER 22, 2021
AN ACT
Amending the act of August 9, 1963 (P.L.643, No.341), entitled
"An act to execute partially section one of article fifteen
of the Constitution by giving cities of the first class the
right to frame, adopt and amend home rule charter provisions
governing the organization of the public school system; to
grant to such cities certain enumerated powers of local self-
government with respect to public education; to grant to such
cities necessarily implied powers to effectuate such
enumerated powers; to impose certain general and specific
restrictions and limitations; and to impose duties upon city
councils, city officers, board of elections, courts and the
Secretary of the Commonwealth," in grant of power, further
providing for grant of powers and authority.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 18(a) of the act of August 9, 1963
(P.L.643, No.341), known as the First Class City Public
Education Home Rule Act, is amended by adding a clause to read:
Section 18. Grant of Powers and Authority.--(a) Any city of
the first class taking advantage of this act and framing and
adopting provisions hereunder shall have, and may exercise, the
following enumerated powers:
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(2.1) Notwithstanding section 321 of the act of March 10,
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1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the "Public School Code of 1949,"
the power to provide compensation for members of the board of
education according to the following:
(i) Compensation for service as a member of the board shall
be established by the city council of the city of the first
class as the city council deems appropriate.
(ii) The compensation shall be paid from the city's general
fund.
(iii) A member of the board who is also a student of a
public school in the city of the first class may not receive
compensation for service as a member of the board.
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Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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