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Record #: O2019-334   
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 Section 2-56-030 regarding powers and duties of Inspector General
Sponsors: Moore, Joseph
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 56 Office of Inspector General
Attachments: 1. O2019-334.pdf
Related files: R2019-362


SECTION 1. Section 2-56-030 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by . adding the language underscored, and by deleting the language struck through, as follows:
2-56-030 Inspector general - Powers and duties.
In addition to other powers conferred herein, and subject to subsection Subsection 2-56-050(a)(2), the inspector general Inspector General shall have the following powers and duties:
To receive and register complaints and information concerning misconduct, inefficiency and waste within the eity Citv government;
To investigate the performance of governmental officers, employees, functions and programs, either in response to complaint or on the inspector general's Inspector General's own initiative, in order to detect and prevent misconduct, inefficiency and waste within the programs and operations of the eity City government;
To promote economy, efficiency, effectiveness and integrity in the administration of the programs and operations of the eity Citv government by reviewing programs, identifying any inefficiencies, waste and potential for misconduct therein, and recommending to the mayor Mavor and/or the city council Citv Council policies and methods for the elimination of inefficiencies and waste, and the prevention of misconduct;
To report to the ultimate jurisdictional authority concerning results of investigations, audits and program reviews undertaken by the office Office of inspector general Inspector General;
To request information related to an investigation, audit or program review from any employee, elected or appointed officer, department, agency, contractor, subcontractor, agent or licensee of the eity Citv, and every applicant for certification of eligibility for a eity City contract or program;

(Omitted text unaffected by this ordinance)

(h) To issue and enforce subpoenas to compel the attendance of witnesses for
purposes of examination and the production of do...

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