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Record #: O2014-9739   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 12/10/2014 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Budget and Government Operations
Final action: 5/20/2015
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 7-42 by adding new Section 015 establishing low-risk food establishments self-certification pilot program
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 7 - Health & Safety - Ch. 42 Food Establishments-Inspections, Violations & Hearing Procedures
Attachments: 1. O2014-9739.pdf
Related files: R2015-407
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
 
December 10, 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO
 
 
Ladies and Gentlemen:
 
At the request ofthe Commissioner of Public Health, I transmit herewith an ordinance amending Chapter 7-42 of the Municipal Code regarding a low-risk food establishments pilot program.
 
Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.
 
Mayor
 
Very truly yours,
 
 
 
ORDINANCE
 
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
 
SECTION I. Chapter 7-42 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding a new Section 7-42-015, underscored as follows:
 
7-42-015      Low-risk food establishments self-certification pilot program.
  1. A low-risk food establishments self-certification pilot program ("pilot program") is hereby created as provided in this section.
  2. As an alternative or in addition to conducting its own inspections as provided in section 7-42-010 of this Code, the commissioner of health is authorized to allow the owners of licensed low-risk food establishment to self-certify compliance with the reguirements of this code and the rules and regulations ofthe board of health.
  3. The board of health shall have power to adopt rules defining what constitutes a "low-risk food establishment" and such other rules as may be necessary or useful for the proper administration and enforcement of this pilot program.
  4. This pilot program shall expire on December 31, 2015.
 
 
SECTION II. This ordinance shall take effect upon its passage and approval.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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