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Record #: O2018-8115   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 10/31/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Titles 1 and 9 regarding general provisions of motor vehicle recovery of debt and vehicle impoundment
Sponsors: Villegas, Gilbert, Munoz, Ricardo, Ramirez-Rosa, Carlos, Waguespack, Scott, Reboyras, Ariel, Moreno, Proco Joe, Santiago, Milagros, Taliaferro, Chris
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 1 - General Provisions - Ch. 19 Debt Due and Owing to the City, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 1 - General Provisions - Ch. 20 Cost Recovery-Liability for Costs of Providing Services, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 92 Dept. of Purchases, Contracts & Supplies, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 100 Dept. of Streets & Sanitation
Attachments: 1. O2018-8115.pdf
Related files: R2019-362
Chicago City Council Referred to Committee on Finance October 31, 2018



ORDINANCE



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


SECTION 1. Title 1 of the Municipal Code, GENERAL PROVISIONS, is hereby amended by adding the language underscored, as follows:

1-19-020 Default in payment of fines - Recovery of collection costs and attorney's fees.
Notwithstanding any other provision of this code to the contrary and in addition to any other late penalty, interest, or other types of charges or costs provided for in this code:

(a) any person who fails to pay any debt due and owing, which debt is a result of that person's default in the payment of a fine or any installment of a fine, shall be liable for the city's collection costs and attorney's fees incurred by the city in the collection of the debt, except for survivors of domestic violence, victims of identity theft or qualifying hardship participants pursuant to Section 9-100-101, provided they perform community service in accordance with rules and regulations promulgated by the Department of Finance: and

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)


1 -19-030 Failure to pay other debt - Recovery of collection costs.
Notwithstanding any other provision of this code to the contrary and in addition to any other late penalty, interest, or other types of charges or costs provided for in this code:
(a) any person who fails to pay any debt due and owing, other than the debt specified in Section 1-19-020, shall be liable for the city's collection costs in the collection of the debtA except for survivors of domestic violence, victims of identity theft or gualifying hardship participants pursuant to Section 9-100-101, provided they perform community service in accordance with rules and regulations promulgated by the Department of Finance: and


(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)


1-20-040 Defenses to violation of law.
In an action brought under this chapter where the city has issued a writt...

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