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Record #: O2017-8309   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 11/15/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 7-12 by creating new Section 7-12-296 regarding good samaritan rescuers of animals in unattended motor vehicles
Sponsors: Villegas, Gilbert
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 7 - Health & Safety - Ch. 12 Animal Care & Control
Attachments: 1. O2017-8309.pdf
Related files: R2019-362

ORDINANCE

 

 

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

SECTION 1. Section 7-12-296 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby created, inserting the language below, as follows:

7-12-296       Good Samaritan rescuers of confined animals in unattended motor vehicles.

(a) Any person who, acting in good faith, rescues an animal confined in an unattended motor vehicle pursuant to section 7-12-295 shall not, as a result of his or her acts, be subject to any adverse action by the City of Chicago.

GILBERT VILLEGAS Alderman, 36,h Ward

SECTION 2. This ordinance shall take effect following passage and publication.