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Record #: O2018-2385   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 3/28/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Committees, Rules and Ethics
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Title 1 by adding new Chapter 1-25 regarding rules and regulations issued by city departments, agencies and offices impacting public at large
Sponsors: Villegas, Gilbert, Burke, Edward M.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 1 - General Provisions - Ch. 25 Rules and Regulations Issued by City Departments, Agencies and Offices
Attachments: 1. O2018-2385.pdf
Related files: R2019-362
March 28"', 2018 Chicago City Council Referred to Committee on Rules and Ethics


Ordinance
Rules and Regulations Impacting the Public at Large.


BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION 1. Chapter 1 of the Municipal Code is hereby amended by adding the underscored text as follows:
Sec. 1-25. - Rules and Regulations issued by City departments, agencies, and offices impacting the public at large.
Proposed public facing rules and regulations, and amendments or revisions thereto, promulgated under ordinances and resolutions adopted by the Citv Council shall be transmitted to the Chair of the Rules Committee and posted on the website of the issuing department and the City Clerk at least 60 days prior to their proposed effective date; with the exception of rules and regulations promulgated in bona fide emergencies, which, with a certification from the proposed issuing authority that explains the nature of the emergency, shall be transmitted to the Chair of the Rules Committee and the City Clerk, and posted on the website of the promulgating department and the City Clerk.
Upon receipt of proposed public facing rules and regulations, and amendments and revisions thereto, by the Chair of the Rules Committee, said proposed rules and regulations, and amendments and revisions thereto, shall be, by operation of this Ordinance, immediately referred to the Rules Committee: and said proposed rules and regulations, and amendments or revisions thereto, shall have no effect unless they are the subject of at least one public hearing and approved, through resolution, by the Rules Committee as proposed or as modified by said Committee pursuant to public input and consultation with the proposing authority.
In instances of bona fide emergencies, emergency rules and regulations, and amendments or revisions thereto, may be promulgated with an immediate effective date, but in no case may they be effective for more than five months.
This Section shall not apply to:
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