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Record #: O2018-6998   
Type: Ordinance Status: Introduced
Intro date: 9/20/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Budget and Government Operations
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-92 by adding new Section 2-92-322 to prohibit human trafficking and exploitation
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 92 Dept. of Purchases, Contracts & Supplies
Attachments: 1. O2018-6998.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
September 20, 2018










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


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Chief Procurement Officer, I transmit herewith, together with Alderman O'Shea, an ordinance amending Chapter 2-92 of the Municipal Code regarding a prohibition on human trafficking.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.
Mayor


Very truly yours,

ORDINANCE

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

SECTION 1. Chapter 2-92 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding a new Section 2-92-322, as follows:

2-92-322 Prohibition on Human Trafficking and Exploitation.
Definitions. For purposes of this section, the following definitions shall apply:

"Contract" means any contract or purchase order awarded by the Chief Procurement Officer.
"Contractor" means the person to whom a contract is awarded.
"Exploitation" means forced labor or services, slavery or practices similar to slavery, servitude, or the removal of organs. Exploitation also means coercing others into prostitution or other forms of sexual exploitation.
"Human trafficking" means the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring, or receipt of persons for the purpose of exploitation.
After the effective date of this section and prior to signing any contract with the City that was advertised after the effective date of this section, a contractor shall complete an affidavit verifying that neither the contractor nor any of its subcontractors shall engage in any human trafficking or exploitation.
No contractor may engage in human trafficking or exploitation. Any contractor who has been determined by a City, State, or federal department, agency, or court of competent jurisdiction to have engaged in human trafficking or exploitation shall be subject to default or debarment and may have its current contracts or transactions permanently or temporarily suspended or ca...

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