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Record #: O2015-8185   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 11/18/2015 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Committees, Rules and Ethics
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapters 2-55 and 2-156 regarding powers and duties of Legislative Inspector General
Sponsors: Smith, Michele, Pawar, Ameya, Villegas, Gilbert, Cappleman, James, Reilly, Brendan, Ramirez-Rosa, Carlos, Burns, William D., O'Shea, Matthew J., Quinn, Marty, Sadlowski Garza, Susan, Foulkes, Toni, Napolitano, Anthony V., Sawyer, Roderick T., Moore, Joseph, Tunney, Thomas, Sposato, Nicholas, Moreno, Proco Joe, Santiago, Milagros, Silverstein, Debra L., Cardenas, George A., Osterman, Harry
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 55 Complaints against Alderman and City Council Employees, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 156 Governmental Ethics
Attachments: 1. O2015-8185.pdf
Related files: R2019-362
Committee on Committees, Rules and Ethics
November 18, 2015 City Council



SECTION 1. Chapter 2-55 of the Municipal Code of the City of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the language underscored and deleting the language struck through, as follows:

2-55-010 Definitions.

"City council employee" shall mean an individual employed by an alderman or a city council committee or bureau or other service agency ofthe city council, whether part-time or full-time, including an individual retained as an independent contractor.

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 required to implement the powers and duties stated herein. The appropriations available to pay for the expenses ofthe office of legislative inspector general during each fiscal year shall be not less than $500.000 and will be -provided for in the annual appropriation ordinance.
2-55-030 Legislative Inspector General - Appointment and qualifications.
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(Omitted text is not affected by this ordinance)
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(bOualifications for appointment.

1. A qualified candidate for Legislative Inspector General shall be a person

Holds a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education;
Possesses demonstrated knowledge, skills, abilities and experience in conducting audits, investigations, inspections, and performance reviews: and
iii. Has at least five years of experience in any one, or a combination, of the
following fields:
As an Inspector General:
As a federal law enforcement officer:
As a federal or state court judge:
As a licensed attorney with experience in the areas of audit or investigation of fraud, mismanagement, waste, corruption, or abuse of power:
As a senior-level audit...

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