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Record #: O2013-6118   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 9/11/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Public Safety
Final action: 10/16/2013
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 9-32 and Section 2-14-132 regarding reckless driving or interfering with funeral procession
Sponsors: O'Shea, Matthew J.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 14 Dept. of Administrative Hearings, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 32 Funeral Processions
Attachments: 1. O2013-6118.pdf



SECTION 1. Chapter 9-32 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding a new Section 9-32-040, as follows:
9-32-040 Reckless driving at, or interfering with, a funeral procession - Impoundment.
The owner of record of any motor vehicle that is used in the commission of reckless driving or aggravated reckless driving as defined in Section 11-503 of the Illinois Vehicle Code, codified at 625 ILCS 5/11-503, while the vehicle is part of a funeral procession or in a manner that interferes with a funeral procession shall be liable to the city for an administrative penalty of not less than $500.00 and not more than $750.00, plus any applicable towing and storage fees. Any such vehicle shall be subject to seizure and impoundment pursuant to this section.
Whenever a police officer has probable cause to believe that a vehicle is subject to seizure and impoundment pursuant to this section, the police officer shall provide for the towing of the vehicle to a facility controlled by the city or its agent. When the vehicle is towed, the police officer shall notify any person identifying himself as the owner of the vehicle or any person who is found to be in control of the vehicle at the time of the alleged violation, if there is such a person, of the fact of the seizure and of the vehicle owner's right to request a preliminary hearing to be conducted under Section 2-14-132 of this Code.
Section 2-14-132 shall apply whenever a motor vehicle is seized and impounded pursuant to this section.
SECTION 2. Section 2-14-132 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
2-14-132 Impoundment.
(1) Whenever the owner of a vehicle seized and impounded pursuant to Sections 3-46-076, 3-56-155, 4-68-195, 9-80-220, 9-112-640 or 9-114-420 of this Code (for purposes of this section, the "status-related offense sections"), or Sections 7-24-225, 7-24-226, 7-28-39...

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