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Record #: SO2013-1628   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 3/13/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Public Safety
Final action: 4/10/2013
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 8-16-020 regarding provision of supportive social services information to minors guilty of curfew violations
Sponsors: Graham, Deborah L.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 8 - Offenses Affecting Public Peace, Morals & Welfare - Ch. 16 Offenses By or Against Minors
Attachments: 1. O2013-1628.pdf, 2. SO2013-1628.pdf
SECTION 1. Section 8-16-020 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding the language underscored, as follows:
8-16-020  Curfew hours for minors.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
(e)      Penalties. A person who violates any provision of this section is guilty of a separate
offense for each day or part of a day during which the violation is committed, continued, or
permitted. Each offense, upon conviction, is punishable by a fine not to exceed $500.00 or an
order to perform community service pursuant to Section 1-4-120 of this Code, or both. Any
person who violates any provision of this section three times in any twelve-month period shall
be subject to up to three times the maximum monetary fine set forth in this subsection for any
subsequent violation of this section within the twelve-month period, or as an alternative or in
addition to such fine, a requirement to perform community service.
For purposes of this subsection only, community service may include attending supportive social services.
(f)      When issuing a citation for a violation of this section, the officer shall also provide, in
writing, the person being cited with information, prepared in consultation with the Department of
Family and Support Services, regarding supportive social services.
SECTION 2.   This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after June 15, 2013. S\
Dpborah L. Graham Alderman, 29th Ward
City Council
City of Chicago
Public Safety, Chairman Aviation
Budget and Governmental Operations
Committee, Rules and Ethics
Housing and Real Estate
Pedestrian and Traffic Safety
James A. balcer
ALDERMAN, 1 1 TH WARD 3659 S. HALSTED ST, 60609 Telephone: (773] 2S4-6677
FAX: (7731 254-8776
Council Chamber
Third Floor, City Hall 121 North LaSalle Street Suite 300, Office 28
Chicago, Illinois 60602 TELEPHONE: 312-744-6663
April 10, 2013
To the President and Members of the City Council:
Your Committee on Public Safety begs leave to report and recommend that Your Honorable Body pass the proposed substitute ordinance amending Section 8-16-020 of the Municipal Code to provide information for supportive social services to violators of curfew hours for minors.
This recommendation was concurred unanimously by a viva voce vote of the members of the Committee with no dissenting vote.
(29th Ward) (02013-1628)
Respectfully submitted,
James A. Balcer Chairman
Committee on Public Safety