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Record #: O2015-5856   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 7/29/2015 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Public Safety
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-84 by modifying Sections 2-84-050 and adding new Section 2-84-065 authorizing Superintendent of Police to issue subpoenas
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 84 Dept. of Police
Attachments: 1. O2015-5856.pdf
Related files: R2019-362
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OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
July 29, 2015










TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Superintendent of Police, I transmit herewith an ordinance amending Title 2 of the Municipal Code regarding use of subpoenae.

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 1. Chapter 2-84 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language struck through, by inserting the language underscored and by adding a new Section 2-84-065, as follows,
2-84-050 Superintendent of police - Powers and duties.
Subject to the rules of the department and the instruction of the board, said • superintendent shall have the power and duty:
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
To certify all expenditures of the department to the city comptroller; and
To issue subpoenas pursuant to and within the limits provided in Section 2-84-065, and not inconsistent with the provisions of any applicable collective bargaining agreement, to compel the attendance of witnesses for purposes of examination and the production of documents and other items for inspection or duplication: and
To exercise such further powers in the administration of the department as may be conferred upon him by the board.
2-84-065 Superintendent of police - Subpoena issuance.
The superintendent of police, or designated member(s) of his command staff, may issue subpoenas to compel the attendance and testimony of witnesses and the production of information relevant to investigations conducted by the department's bureau of internal affairs in relation to matters under the bureau's jurisdiction.
A subpoena shall be served in the same manner as subpoenas issued under the Rules of the Illinois Supreme Court to compel appearance of a deponent, and subject to the same witness and mileage ...

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