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Record #: O2014-5853   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 7/30/2014 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Workforce Development and Audit
Final action: 5/20/2015
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 2-152-120 regarding fines for use of City identification badges by non-employees
Sponsors: Lane, Lona
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 152 Officers & Employees
Attachments: 1. O2014-5853.pdf
Related files: R2015-407
 
ORDINANCE
 
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
 
SECTION 1. Section 2-152-120 of the Municipal Code of the City of Chicago is hereby amended by the language underscored, as follows:
 
2-152-120 Badges for employees.
 
The head of every department or other agency of the city government shall furnish, at the expense of the city, to each employee in his department or agency whose duties bring him in contact with the public at places other than the City Hall or other municipal buildings, a badge of authority, showing the nature of the employment of such person, which badge shall be worn at all times when the employee is on duty.
The badges issued in each department or agency shall be numbered in consecutive order, and the name of the employee to whom each number is issued shall be kept in a register maintained by the head of the department or agency. In case any such employee ceases to be in the employ of the city, or shall be transferred to some other position where such badge is not required, he shall immediately surrender such badge to the head of the department or agency.
If any person not an employee of the city shall wear, display or use any such badge, or otherwise impersonate an employee of the City of Chicago in any manner, he or she shall be fined not less than $50.00 $500.00 nor more than $100.00 $1.000.00 for each offense.
 
SECTION 2. This ordinance shall take effect 30 days after its passage and approval.