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Record #: O2018-178   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 1/17/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 2/28/2018
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-16 by adding new Section 2-16-040 requiring executive director of Department of Animal Care and Control to develop written animal euthanasia policy
Sponsors: Lopez, Raymond A.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 16 Animal Care & Control
Attachments: 1. O2018-178.pdf

ORDINANCE

 

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

 

 

SECTION 1. Chapter 2-16 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding a new section 2-16-040, as follows:

 

2-16-040 Animal Euthanasia Policy.

The Executive Director shall develop a written animal euthanasia policy that is consistent with applicable law and professional standards. Such policy shall specify the grounds for selecting animals for euthanasia and humane procedure for conducting animal euthanasia.