Record #: SO2013-3423   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 5/8/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Committees, Rules and Ethics
Final action: 3/18/2015
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 2-56-030 regarding powers and duties of Inspector General
Sponsors: Fioretti, Bob, Munoz, Ricardo, Waguespack, Scott, Sawyer, Roderick T., Arena, John, Sposato, Nicholas, Pawar, Ameya, Colón, Rey, Reilly, Brendan, Cappleman, James, Smith, Michele, Lane, Lona, Foulkes, Toni, Dowell, Pat, Burns, William D., Moore, Joseph, Hairston, Leslie A., O'Shea, Matthew J., Moreno, Proco Joe, Osterman, Harry
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 56 Office of Inspector General
Attachments: 1. SO2013-3423.pdf, 2. O2013-3423.pdf
Related files: F2014-30
SECTION 1. Section 2-56-030 of the Municipal Code is hereby amended by adding the underscored text and deleting the struck-through text as follows:
2-56-030 Inspector general - Powers and duties.
In addition to other powers conferred herein, the inspector general shall have the following powers and duties:
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
(i)      To exercise any of his powers or duties specified in this Code with respect to any sister agency, as that term is defined in Section 1-23-010, pursuant to an intergovernmental agreement that the city may enter into with such sister agency as authorized by the city council, and as such power or duty may be modified by such agreement;
(j)      For the purpose of assisting in the investigation and prosecution of matters within the jurisdiction of the inspector general as specified in this chapter, to engage in activities that are both authorized by and carried out under the direction of the Illinois Attorney General, the Cook County State's Attorney, the United States Department of Justice and other agencies authorized to investigate and prosecute violations of criminal law. The inspector general shall undertake such training and certification as necessary and appropriate to engage in such activities. Provided, however, employees of the office of inspector general shall not, in the performance of their official duties under the code: fi) arrest, commit for examination or detain in custody any person, or (ii) carry a firearm or other weapon.
6} Us) To promulgate rules and regulations for the conduct of investigations and public hearings consistent with the requirements of due process of law and equal protection under the law.
SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval.