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Record #: O2012-7182   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 10/31/2012 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Public Safety
Final action: 12/12/2012
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 8-4-010 regarding disorderly conduct
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 8 - Offenses Affecting Public Peace, Morals & Welfare - Ch. 4 Public Peace & Welfare
Attachments: 1. O2012-7182.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL MAYOR



October.31, 2012









TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen;

At the request of the Corporation Counsel, I transmit herewith an ordinance amending Section 8-4-010 of the Municipal Code regarding disorderly conduct.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

Mavor


Very truly yours,
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:

SECTION 1. Section 8-4-010 of the Municipal Code of the City of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:

8-4-010 Disorderly conduct
A person commits disorderly conduct when he knowingly:
Does any act in such unreasonable manner as to provoke, make or aid in making a breach of peace; or
Does or makes any unreasonable or offensive act, utterance, gesture or display which, under the circumstances, creates a clear and present danger of a breach of peace or imminent threat of violence; or
Refuses or fails to cease and desist any peaceful conduct or activity likely to produce a breach of peace where there is an imminent threat of violence, and where the police have made all reasonable efforts to protect the otherwise peaceful conduct and activity, and have requested that said conduct and activity be stopped and explained the request if there be time; or
Fails to obey a lawful order of dispersal by a person known by him to be-a peace officer who has identified himself as such, or is otherwise reasonably identifiable as such, issued under circumstances where three or more persons are committing acts of disorderly conduct in the immediate vicinity, which acts are likely to cause substantial harm or serious inconvenience, annoyance or alarm; or
Fails to obey an order by a peace officer, traffic control aide, fire department official, or other official, who has identified himself as such, or is otherwise reaso...

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