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Record #: R2019-38   
Type: Resolution Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 1/23/2019 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Committees, Rules and Ethics
Final action:
Title: Amendment of City Council Rules of Order and Procedure by modifying Rule 55 requiring City Clerk to make available for public viewing on website recordings of City Council and committee meetings for period of one year
Sponsors: Moore, Joseph
Topic: CITY COUNCIL - Rules of Order & Procedure
Attachments: 1. R2019-38.pdf
Related files: R2019-362

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO, That Rule 55 of the Rules of Order and Procedure of the City Council, City of . Chicago, for the 2015 -2019 term is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken and inserting the language underscored, as follows:
RULE 55. The proceedings of the City Council and of all committee meetings may shall be broadcasted or aired via the use of or transmission by the Internet and/or by any other available transmission process, subject to the following parameters:
The broadcast of a City Council meeting or of a committee meeting shall begin immediately preceding the start or reconvening of a meeting and shall conclude immediately following the adjournment or recess of that meeting.
For Citv Council meetings and committee meetings held in the Council Chamber, the T-he subject of the broadcast shall be confined to the individual recognized by the Presiding Officer of the meeting, pursuant to Rule 7 of the Rules of Order, except in those instances in which the debate or discussion is directed towards a subject located in another area of the Council Chambers, in which case the field of view may alternate between speaker and subject. Examples of such instances include congratulatory or memorial resolutions read pursuant to suspension of the Rules, and cabinet and commission appointments.
(c) The Citv Clerk shall make available for public viewing on its website recordings of Citv
Council and committee meetings for one year, and beyond that time shall maintain such
recordings for a period of time consistent with the Local Records Act, codified at 520 ILCS
205/1 etsea.