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Record #: SO2019-8541   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 11/13/2019 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Ethics and Government Oversight
Final action: 12/18/2019
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-156 by modifying various sections concerning requirements for lobbyists
Sponsors: Smith, Michele, O'Shea, Matthew J., Reilly, Brendan, Waguespack, Scott, Villegas, Gilbert, Rodriguez Sanchez, Rossana , Austin, Carrie M., Ramirez-Rosa, Carlos, Osterman, Harry, Dowell, Pat, La Spata, Daniel , Sigcho-Lopez, Byron, Maldonado, Roberto, Tabares, Silvana, Sadlowski Garza, Susan, Cappleman, James, Martin, Matthew J. , Scott, Jr. Michael, Rodriguez, Michael D., Moore, David H., Gardiner, James M. , Curtis, Derrick G., Lopez, Raymond A., Coleman, Stephanie D. , Silverstein, Debra L., Brookins, Jr., Howard, Tunney, Thomas, Thompson, Patrick D., Cardenas, George A., Hairston, Leslie A.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 156 Governmental Ethics
Attachments: 1. SO2019-8541.pdf, 2. O2019-8541.pdf
SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE

SECTION 1. Chapter 2-156 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language struck through and inserting the language underscored, as follows:
2-156-090 Representation of other persons.
No elected official or employee may represent, or derive any income or compensation from the representation of any person other than the city in any formal or informal proceeding or transaction before any city agency in which the agency's action or non-action is of a nonministerial nature; provided that nothing in this subsection shall preclude any employee from performing the duties of his employment, or any elected official from appearing without compensation before any city agency on behalf of his constituents in the course of his duties as an elected official.
No elected official or employee may represent, or derive any income, compensation or other tangible benefit from the representation of, any person in any judicial, quasi-judicial or other proceeding before any administrative agency or court: (i) in which the City is an adverse party; or (ii) that may result in an adverse effect on City revenue, City finances, or the health, safety, welfare or relative tax burden of any City residents.
No elected official or employee may lobby the State, the County, or anv other unit of local government in the State, or derive anv income or compensation from lobbying the State, the County, or anv other unit of local government in the State, on behalf of anv person; provided that nothing in this Section shall preclude (1) anv employee from performing the duties of their employment. (2) anv elected official from appearing before any unit of government on behalf of the Citv, the State, or the County without compensation or on behalf of their constituents in the course of their duties as an elected official, (3) subject to the limitation of subsection (b) of this Section, an employee or elected official who is an attorney from providing legal represe...

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