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Record #: R2020-597   
Type: Resolution Status: Introduced
Intro date: 9/9/2020 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Committees and Rules
Final action:
Title: Amendment of City Council Rules of Order and Procedure by modifying Rule 46 to prohibit aldermen from soliciting paper-and-ink signatures for co-sponsorship of legislation in City Council Chamber during City Council meetings
Sponsors: Harris, Michelle A.
Topic: CITY COUNCIL - Rules of Order & Procedure
Attachments: 1. R2020-597.pdf

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO, That the Rules of Order and Procedure of the City Council, City of Chicago, for the 2019 - 2023 term are hereby amended by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
RULE 46.
Introduction, Amendment And Printing Of Ordinances; Summarizing Of Ordinances In Journal.
All ordinances, orders and resolutions which are introduced in the City Council shall be submitted on paper or electronically in duplicate and the City Clerk shall deliver one (1) copy to the City Council Legislative Reference Bureau.
All such matters introduced shall be typed, printed, or submitted electronically and the pages thereof shall be numbered. If the document is submitted electronically, the City Clerk shall provide a copy of the ordinance, order and/or resolution and transmit it to the appropriate committee. The City Clerk shall deliver to the City Council Committees the originals of the documents that are referred to each committee at each City Council meeting. Each matter introduced shall identify the sponsor and all co-sponsors. No Alderman shall solicit paper-and-ink signatures-for co-spohsorship of any ordinance, order or resolution in the City Council Chamber during a meeting of the City Council. -Co-spbnsbrship shall-be obtained by signature before the City Council meeting at which such matter is being introduced,, outside of the City Council Chamber or, following the meeting, using the" form provided by the City Clerk for that purpose.
All ordinances introduced which propose to amend a section of the Municipal Code of Chicago or any general or special ordinance shall indicate all language or figures to be added to the existing ordinance by underlining such addition and language or figures to be omitted or repealed shall be struck through.
The City Clerk shall assign a sequential number to each proposed ordinance, resolution and order in accordance with a sequential numbering system for each type of such legisla...

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