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Record #: SO2013-3348   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 5/8/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Pedestrian and Traffic Safety
Final action: 6/5/2013
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Title 9 by modifying various sections and adding new Section 9-52-045 concerning bicyclist and pedestrian safety.
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 4 Traffic Definitions & General Provisions, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 24 Right-of-Way, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 40 Driving Rules, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 48 Types of Vehicles-Regulations, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 52 Bicycles-Operation, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 60 Pedestrians' Rights & Duties
Attachments: 1. O2013-3348.pdf, 2. SO2013-3348.pdf
SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE


BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:


SECTION I. Title 9 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding a new section 9-52-045, by deleting the language struck through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:

9-4-010 Definitions.
Whenever the following words and phrases are used in Chapter 9-4 through 9-103, they shall have the meanings respectively ascribed to them in this section:

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

"Bicycle" means every device propelled solely by human power upon which any person may ride, having two tandem wheels and including any device generally recognized as a bicycle though equipped with two front or two rear wheels.

"Bicycle share station" means a station where bicycles are made available for rent to any person of age 16 and older.

"Bicyclist" means a person operating a bicycle.

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

"Pedestrian" means any person afoot or any "pedestrian with a disability", as that term is defined in Section 5 of the Illinois Pedestrians with Disabilities Safety Act, codified at 625 ILCS 60/5.

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

9-4-025 Bicycle Safety Violation-Penalty.
(1) Any person who violates subsection (e) or (f) of Section 9-16-020, subsection (c) of Section 9-36-010, or Section 9-40-060, of this Code, shall be subject to (i) a penalty fine of $150.00 for each offense.
(2) Any person who violates subsection (e) or (f) of Section 9-16-020, subsection (c) of Section 9-36-010, or Section 9-40-060, of this Code, or, (ii) if when such violation causes a collision between a motor vehicle and a bicycle, shall be subject to a penalty fine of $500.007 for each offense.
(1) Any person who violates sections Section 9-40-160 or 9-80-035 of this Code, when such violation interferes with the movement of a bicycle, shall be subject to (t) a penalty fine of $150.00 for each offense.
(2) Any person who violates Section 9-4...

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