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Record #: O2019-330   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 1/23/2019 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Committees, Rules and Ethics
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-156 by adding new Section 2-156-145 entitled "Solicitation Acceptance by Appointed Members of Committees, Commissions and Boards"
Sponsors: Moore, David H., Lopez, Raymond A., Reilly, Brendan, Curtis, Derrick G., Villegas, Gilbert, Napolitano, Anthony V., Mitts, Emma, Osterman, Harry, Waguespack, Scott, Smith, Michele, King, Sophia D., Dowell, Pat
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 156 Governmental Ethics
Attachments: 1. O2019-330.pdf
Related files: R2019-362
Committee on Committees, Rules and Ethics
January 23, 2019 City Council Meeting

ORDINANCE

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

SECTION 1. Chapter 2-156 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting a new section 2-156-145, as follows:
2-156-145 Solicitation or acceptance by appointed members of committees, commissions, and boards.
No mayoral appointee serving on any committee, commission, board, or similar body shall knowingly solicit or accept any political contribution, either directly or through a political fundraising committee that benefits the appointee, during the appointee's term.
This section shall not apply to an appointed alderman with regard to their service on a City Council committee, or to a mayoral appointee serving on any committee, commission, board, or similar body who is subject to the Local Government Employees Political Rights Act, 50 ILCS 135/1, etseq.


SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect upon passage and