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Record #: O2016-232   
Type: Ordinance Status: Introduced
Intro date: 1/13/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Committees, Rules and Ethics
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Title 1 by adding new Chapter 1-25 entitled "Fair Election Ordinance"
Sponsors: Moore, Joseph, Harris, Michelle A., Arena, John, Pawar, Ameya
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 1 - General Provisions - Ch. 25 Fair Election Ordinance
Attachments: 1. O2016-232.pdf
Small Donor Matching Campaign Financing Ordinance

Be it ordained that the Municipal Code of the City of Chicago is hereby amended by adding a new Chapter 1-25:
SHORT TITLE. This ordinance may be cited as the "Fair Election Ordinance". 1-25-010 DEFINITIONS.

For purposes of this chapter, the following definitions apply:
"Business dealings with the City" means:

a contract, other, than an emergency contract or a contract procured through publicly-advertised competitive sealed bidding, that is for the procurement of goods, services, or construction that are entered into or in effect with the City of Chicago, or an emergency contract for the underwriting of the debt of the City of Chicago and the retention of bond counsel, disclosure counsel, or underwriter's counsel in connection therewith;
an acquisition or disposition of real property, other than at public auction or by competitive sealed bid transaction or the acquisition of property pursuant with the City of Chicago;
an application for approval sought from the City of Chicago, an application for approval sought from the City of Chicago that has been certified, and an application for a zoning amendment;
a concession, other than a concession awarded through publicly-advertised competitive sealed bid, or any franchise from the City of Chicago;
a grant received from the City of Chicago;
an economic development agreement entered into or in effect with the City of Chicago; and
a contract for the investment of pension funds or investments in a private equity firm and contracts with investment related consultants.
"Business dealings with the City" include all dealings between the City and a lobbyist as defined in Section [2-156-210] during all periods covered by the lobbyist's registration statement.
"FE Board" means the Fair Elections Board created by the Chicago Inspector General to administer the Chicago Fair Elections Fund, as defined in Section [1-25-090] of this ordinance.
"Board of Election Commissioners" means boa...

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