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Record #: O2017-3894   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 5/24/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Committees, Rules and Ethics
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-156 regarding ethics education seminars for City contractors
Sponsors: Cardenas, George A.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 156 Governmental Ethics
Attachments: 1. O2017-3894.pdf
Related files: R2019-362

Committees, Rules and Ethics City Council: May 24, 2017






SECTION 1. Chapter 2-156 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding the language underscored, and by deleting the language struck through, as follows:


2-156-146 Lobbyist ethics Ethics education seminars seminar.

Each lobbyist and City contractor shall be required to complete in each consecutive twelve month period an ethics education training course developed by the Board of Ethics. Such a course may be offered in-person, through an internet-based program, or other manner prescribed by the Board of Ethics.


2-156-465 Sanctions.


(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)


(b)     Fines. The following fines shall, as appropriate, apply to violations of this chapter:

(1)     Failure to complete ethics training. Any employee or official who violates section 2-156-145 and any lobbyist or City contractor who violates section 2-156-146 shall be fined not less than $200.00 nor more than $750.00 for each such violation. Each day that a violation continues shall constitute a separate and distinct offense to which a separate fine shall apply. The board shall also make public, in a manner that the board may deem appropriate, the names of lobbyists, City contractors, employeeSj. and officials who failed to complete a mandatory ethics training on time.


(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)


SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect 10 days following passage and publication.

George fit. Cardenas Alderman, 12th Ward