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Record #: SO2020-2273   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 4/22/2020 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action: 5/20/2020
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Sections 2-25-050 and 9-112-570 providing for agreements implementing centralized dispatch system of wheelchair accessible taxicabs
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 25 Dept. of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 112 Public Passenger Vehicles
Attachments: 1. SO2020-2273, 2. O2020-2273.pdf




OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
LORI E. LIGHTFOOT
MAYOR

April 22, 2020










TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request ofthe Commissioner of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection, I transmit herewith an ordinance amending Chapters 2-25 and 9-112 ofthe Municipal Code regarding wheelchair-accessible dispatch.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.


Very truly yours,

ORDINANCE
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION 1. Section 2-25-050 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
2-25-050 Powers and duties of the department.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
(b) Powers and duties of the Commissioner and the department. The powers and duties ofthe Commissioner and department shall be as follows:
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
(25) To administer and enforce all ordinances relating to public passenger vehicles and ambulances; provided that the Comptroller shall administer Section 4-68-130; and to enter into taxicab-related agreements provided for in Sections 9-112-565 and 9-112-570;
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)


SECTION 2. Section 9-112-570 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the language underscored, and by deleting the language struck through, as follows:
9-112-570 Taxicab wheelchair accessible vehicles and centralized wheelchair accessible dispatch.
(a) {_} The Commissioner commissioner is authorized by rule to regulate wheelchair accessible taxicab vehicles and a centralized dispatch system for wheelchair accessible taxicab vehicles.
The Commissioner is authorized to negotiate and enter into agreements with outside providers to manage and operate a centralized dispatch system for wheelchair accessible taxicab vehicles; and, in connection with such agreements, to enter into and execute all such other ins...

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