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Record #: SO2013-7724   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 10/16/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Committees, Rules and Ethics
Final action: 12/11/2013
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-8 regarding powers and duties of Legislative Reference Bureau
Sponsors: Laurino, Margaret
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 8 City Council & Wards of City
Attachments: 1. O2013-7724.pdf, 2. SO2013-7724.pdf
SECTION 1. Section 2-8-850 ofthe Municipal Code ofthe City of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language struck through and inserting the language underscored, as follows:
Powers and duties.
It shall be the duty of said bureau:
  1. To prepare, upon the request of any member of the city council, ordinances, resolutions and orders proposed to be introduced in the city council by said members, including amendments, substitutes and revisions of existing or proposed ordinances, resolutions and orders;
  2. To collect, catalogue, classify, index, completely digest, topically index, ohecklist and summarize all ordinances, resolutions and orders as well as amendments or revisions thereof, if any, introduced in the city counoil, as soon as practicable after the same have been printed, and to furnish oopios of the digest, indexed and topically indexed, to each member of the city council after each mooting ofthe oitv council To provide to each member ofthe city council a summary of matters introduced in the citv council, as soon as practicable after introduction. The summary need not include purely local matters or ceremonial resolutions:
  3. To collect, assemble and catalogue in such manner as may make the some readily accessible, the ordinances, resolutions, orders and laws obtain information concerning the laws and codes of other cities and municipal corporations, and such other electronic. printed Or written material as may be appropriate to aid the members of the city council in the performance of their duties;
  4. To coordinate and provide to the members of the City Council such trainings, briefings and seminars that the President Pro Tempore deems useful and informative.
Margaret Laurino Alderman, 39th Ward
SECTION 2. This ordinance shall take effect upon its passage and approval.