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Record #: R2019-41   
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 14 regarding requirements for recusal from voting
Sponsors: Lopez, Raymond A., Santiago, Milagros, Curtis, Derrick G., Sadlowski Garza, Susan, Napolitano, Anthony V., Reilly, Brendan
Topic: CITY COUNCIL - Rules of Order & Procedure
Attachments: 1. R2019-41.pdf
Related files: R2019-362

January 23, 2019 Meeting - Chicago City Council Committee on Committees, Rules and Ethics






BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO, That Rule 14 of the Rules of Order and Procedure of the City Council, City of Chicago, for the 2015 - 2019 term is hereby amended by inserting the language underscored, as follows:



RULE 14. Every member who shall be present when a question is stated from the Chair shall vote thereon, unless excused by the Council. A member seeking to be excused from voting shall First state the basis for seeking such excuse, in sufficient detail to enable the remaining members to determine in an informed manner whether to grant the abstention.