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Record #: O2013-1805   
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 1-4-145 regarding failure to appear at Department of Administrative hearing
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 1 - General Provisions - Ch. 4 Code Adoption-Organization
Attachments: 1. O2013-1805.pdf
ORDINANCE
 
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
 
SECTION 1. Section 1-4-145 ofthe Municipal Code ofthe City of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
 
1-4-145 Failure to appear at a hearing.
  1. In addition to and separate from a default finding, decision or order that may be rendered pursuant to Section 2-14-078 of this Code, it is a violation of this section for any person upon whom a notice of violation is served for the alleged violation of Section 7-24-099 of this Code any of the Code sections listed in subsection (c) of this section (''the listed offenses") to fail to pay the fine as specified in subsection (b) of Section 7-24-099 applicable to the pertinent listed offense, or fail to appear personally or through his attorney of record at the original hearing before the department of administrative hearings on that violation. It shall not be a violation of this section if the default order is set aside pursuant to Section 2-14-108 of this Code.
  2. Any person who violates this section shall be subject to a fine equal to the maximum fine for the underlying offense or imprisonment for a period of not more than six months for each violation.
┬úc]     The listed offenses are Sections 7-24-099. 8-4-030. 8-4-081 and 8-12-010.
 
 
SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be effective 10 days after passage and publication.
 
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
 
 
March 13,2013
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO
 
Ladies and Gentlemen:
 
At the request of the Superintendent of Police, I transmit herewith an ordinance amending Section 1-4-145 of the Municipal Code regarding failure to appear at a hearing.
 
Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.
 
Mayor
 
Very truly yours,