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Record #: SO2016-4794   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 6/22/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Workforce Development and Audit
Final action: 7/20/2016
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 2-74-020 by repealing entry-level examination fee for position of police officer or uniform service in fire department
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 74 Dept. of Human Resources
Attachments: 1. SO2016-4794.pdf, 2. O2016-4794.pdf










SECTION 1. Section 2-74-020 ofthe Municipal Code ofthe City ofChicago is hereby amended by deleting the struck-through language, as follows:

2-74-020 Department established - Composition - Commissioner's powers and duties.

There is hereby established an executive department ofthe City of Chicago which shall be known as the department of human resources.

(Omitted lext is unaffected by this ordinance)

(8)(a) Impose a fee for the preparation, administration and processing of examinations relating to entry level positions in the city service. The maximum examination fee relating to each entry level examination shall be as follows:

Police officer $30.00

Uniformed service in fire department 30.00

Professional series (multiple positions) 10.00

Other 5.00

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

The commissioner may provide by rule for a waiver of the examination fee relating to entry level positions for a police officer or for uniformed service in the fire department for an applicant who provides appropriate documents that the applicant is a veteran.

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)




SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval.
















CITY COUNCIL July 20, 2016





To the President and Members of the City Council:


Your Committee on Workforce Development and Audit, to which was referred (June 22, 2016) an ordinance amending Municipal Code Section 2-74-020 by repealing the fee imposed on police officer entry-level examinations and a subsequent substitute ordinance, begs leave to recommend that your Honorable Body DO PASS the Substitute Ordinance submitted herewith.


This recommendation was concurred in by all members of the committee present, with no dissenting votes.

Patrick J. O'Connor, Chairman

Committee on Workforce Development & Audit


Respectfully submitted,