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File #: 15-1668    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/2/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/21/2017 Final action: 7/19/2017
Enactment date: Enactment #: 15382
Title: Bill 40 Committee of the Whole, forwarded favorably Amending Part III, Business Regulation and Taxation Code, Title One Businesses and Licensing Code, of the City of Allentown Code by Creating Article 320, Appropriate Mental Health Services, which would prohibit licensed professionals from engaging in counseling, practices, or treatments that seek to change a minor’s sexual orientation or gender identity. AMENDMENT: Add a new section 320.04 entitled: Enforcement: Investigation of Complaints of Violation, Notice and Hearing to read as follows and lettering the current existing paragraph d (copies of the amended version are at the back of the room and on the website). (a) There is hereby established a Complaint Administrator to investigate complaints for the violation of Section 320.02 of this Ordinance. A Licensed Mental Health Professional shall be nominated by the Mayor and confirmed by City Council to serve in this capacity. (b) Neither the Complaint Administrator nor...
Attachments: 1. Bill 40 Appropriate Mental Health Ordinance, 2. Bill 40 - Amended Version, 3. Legal Memo Bill 40, 4. LRS 2017-045 Continuation- Explanation for Need of Amendments, 5. National Task Force Letter to Legislators on FTC Complaint - June 5 2017, 6. Letter-Pennsylvania Psychiatric Society, 7. Letter- KidsPeace, 8. Ordinance #15382