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Record #: O2017-938   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 2/22/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Budget and Government Operations
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-92 regarding veteran-owned business participation in City contracts
Sponsors: Villegas, Gilbert, Solis, Daniel, Sposato, Nicholas, Burke, Edward M., Reilly, Brendan, Moreno, Proco Joe, Santiago, Milagros, Reboyras, Ariel, Waguespack, Scott, Munoz, Ricardo, Zalewski, Michael R., Taliaferro, Chris, Maldonado, Roberto, Napolitano, Anthony V., Cardenas, George A., Thompson, Patrick D., Quinn, Marty
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 92 Dept. of Purchases, Contracts & Supplies
Attachments: 1. O2017-938.pdf
Related files: R2019-362
Committee on Budget and Government Operations Ordinance
Expanding the Business Enterprise Program for Businesses Owned by Veterans


WHEREAS, the City of Chicago and its residents, taxpayers, and visitors are grateful for the years of service and dedication given by those who served with honor and distinction in our nation's military forces; and
WHEREAS, many of those who served honorably in our nation's military forces forewent opportunities for professional and financial advancement in serving our nation, and at times incurred pain, suffering, and disability while in service; and
WHEREAS, by virtue of their service, many of those who served honorably in our nation's military forces deserve and merit specific opportunities to participate in city contracts; and
WHEREAS, the participation of veteran-owned businesses in city contracts can be accomplished without affecting the participation of minority and women-owned businesses; and
WHEREAS, those who served honorably in our nation's military and non-military forces merit palpable demonstration of the gratitude and honor bestowed upon them by the city and its residents, taxpayers, and visitors; now therefore,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO that Chapter 2-92-420 et seq. ofthe Municipal Code is hereby amended by added the underscored text and deleting the struck-through text as follows:
2-92-420 Definitions.
As used in Sections 2-92-420 through 2-92-570 of this chapter, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
"Affiliate" of a person or entity means a person or entity that directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, controls or is controlled by, or is under common control with, the person or entity specified.
"Board" means the affirmative action advisory board established in Section 2-92-510 of this chapter.
"Broker" means a person or entity that fills orders by purchasing or receiving supplies from a third party supplier rather than out of its own existing invent...

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