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Record #: O2016-2695   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 4/13/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 5/18/2016
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 2-57-040 concerning powers and duties of Chief Administrator of Independent Police and Review Authority
Sponsors: Burke, Edward M., Waguespack, Scott, Hairston, Leslie A., Sawyer, Roderick T.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 57 Independent Police Review Authority
Attachments: 1. O2016-2695.pdf

ORP1NANCE

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:

 

SECTION 1. Section 2-57-040 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken and inserting the language underscored, as follows:

 

2-57-040

Chief administrator - Powers and duties.

 

 

In addition to other powers conferred herein, the chief administrator shall have the following powers and duties:

 

(1) To address police personnel and community groups on regulations and operations of the independent police review authority; and

 

(ml To appear before the Committee on Finance at public hearings at which the authority of the corporation counsel to make settlements of lawsuits and controverted claims against the city and a department member is discussed and to provide members with a written status report on any and all investigations involving department members who are named parties to said lawsuits or controverted claims.

 

(mn) To promulgate rules, regulations and procedures for the conduct of the independent police review authority's investigations consistent with the requirements of collective bargaining agreements, due process of law and equal protection under the law.

 

Nothing in this chapter shall preclude the chief administrator from referring a complaint or information concerning a member of the department to the appropriate federal, state or local law enforcement authorities.

 

SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be in full force upon passage.

 

32na Ward