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Record #: O2014-5895   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 7/30/2014 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Committees, Rules and Ethics
Final action: 5/20/2015
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-55 regarding Office of Legislative Inspector General
Sponsors: Fioretti, Bob, Waguespack, Scott, Arena, John
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 55 Complaints against Alderman and City Council Employees
Attachments: 1. O2014-5895.pdf
Related files: R2015-407
Municipal Code of Chicago

CHAPTER 2-55 OFFICE OF LEGISLATIVE INSPECTOR GENERAL
2-55-010 Definitions.
2-55-020 Establishment - Composition.
2-55-030 Legislative Inspector General - Appointment and qualifications.
2-55-040 Term of office.
2-55-050 Removal from office.
2-55-060 Powers and duties.
2-55-070 Complaints to be verified by certification.
2-55-080 Complaints against aldermen, city council employees and lobbyists.
2-55-090 Scope of investigation.
2-55-100 Cooperation in investigations.
2-55-110 Investigation by other agencies.
2-55-120 Statute of limitations on investigations.
2-55-130 Obstructing or interfering with investigations - Penalty.
2-55-140 False claims - Penalty.
2-55-150 Severability.


2-55-010 Definitions.
"City council employee" shall mean an individual employed by an alderman or a city council committee, whether part-time or full-time, including an individual retained as an independent contractor.
(Added Coun. J. 5-12-10, p. 92409, § 2)


2-55-020 Establishment - Composition.
There is hereby established an independent office of the legislative inspector general. The office of the legislative inspector general shall include an inspector

general and such deputies, assistants and other employees as may be provided for in the annual appropriation ordinance.
(Added Coun. J. 5-12-10, p. 92409, § 2)


2-55-030 Legislative Inspector General - Appointment and qualifications.
The legislative inspector general shall be appointed by a vote of two-thirds (2/3) of all the aldermen entitled by law to be elected solely on the basis of integrity and demonstrated ability. The committee on committees, rules and ethics shall create a Blue Ribbon Panel of five members to diligently search out qualified candidates for the legislative inspector general and make recommendations to the city council. The Blue Ribbon Panel shall consist of members of the community who have exhibited the highest moral character, integrity and/or demonstrated a commitment to public serv...

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