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Record #: O2017-8426   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 11/21/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Health and Environmental Protection
Final action: 12/13/2017
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Titles 2, 4 and 7 regarding food and food-related health regulations
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 112 Dept. of Public Health, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 8 Food Establishments, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 7 - Health & Safety - Ch. 38 Food Establishments-Sanitary Operating Requirements, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 7 - Health & Safety - Ch. 40 Food Establishments-Care of Foods, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 7 - Health & Safety - Ch. 42 Food Establishments-Inspections, Violations & Hearing Procedures
Attachments: 1. O2017-8426.pdf


OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL MAYOR

November 21, 2017










TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Commissioner of Public Health, I transmit herewith an ordinance amending various sections of the Municipal Code regarding food regulation.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.


Very truly yours,

Mayor
ORDINANCE


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

SECTION 1. Chapter 2-112 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken through, by inserting the language underscored, and by adding new sections 2-112-005 and 2-112-162, as follows:
2-112-100 Implementation Adoption of health regulations rules.
Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b), The the board will formulate regulations is authorized to adopt rules for the implementation of health ordinances when in its opinion these are necessary, or are required pursuant to ordinance. Upon passage of these regulations rules and publication of a notice of their passage in a newspaper of general circulation, and the expiration of ten days, these rules and regulations shall have the effect of law. The publicized notice shall contain a brief description of the regulations rules and state the location where the full text of the regulations rules is available for public inspection. Upon request of any citizen the board shall hear objections and suggestions regarding regulations rules. The board may hold formal and informal hearings prior to the passage of regulations rules as it deems necessary. All meetings and hearings shall be open to the public.
The Commissioner of Health, not the Board of Health, is authorized to adopt rules which the Commissioner deems necessary or appropriate for the proper administration or enforcement of the provisions of this Code pertaining to the regulation of food establishments, including Chapters 4-8, 7-38, 7-40, a...

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