Record #: R2020-805   
Type: Resolution Status: Introduced
Intro date: 10/7/2020 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Committees and Rules
Final action:
Title: Call for hearing(s) on expanding community-based domestic, sexual and gender-based violence prevention programming
Sponsors: La Spata, Daniel , Hairston, Leslie A., Lopez, Raymond A., Taylor, Jeanette B. , Rodriguez, Michael D., Sigcho-Lopez, Byron, Ervin, Jason C., Waguespack, Scott, Rodriguez Sanchez, Rossana , Vasquez, Jr., Andre, Smith, Michele, Martin, Matthew J. , Maldonado, Roberto, Hadden, Maria E. , Osterman, Harry
Topic: COMMITTEE/PUBLIC HEARINGS - Committee on Health and Human Relations
Attachments: 1. R2020-805.pdf, 2. R2020-805 (V1).pdf
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May 25, 2021

To the President and Members of the City Council:

Your Committee on Public Safety held a meeting on Friday, May 21, 2021 by virtual remote means to consider the following proposed Orders:

1. ' R2020-805 - Call for hearing(s) on expanding community based domestic, sexual and gender-based
violence prevention programming to the Joint Committee on Health and Human Services and Public Safety.
RE-REFERRED TO JOINT COMMITTEE (Health and Human Relations and Public Safety)
2. 02019-4132 - Discussion only on Grassroot Alliance for Police Accountability Ordinance and potential
acceptance of amendment or substitute thereto - (SO2019-4132 - Substitute Ordinance presented)

These recommendations were concurred by the affirmative vote of all the Committee members present for roll call to determine quorum.

Chris TaliafeiTOf Chairman Committee o Public Safety
City Council Meeting October 7, 2020 Committee on Health and Human Relations

To Call a Hearing to Expand Gender-Based Violence Prevention Programs

WHEREAS, the City of Chicago ("the City") is a home rule governing body according to Article VII ofthe State of Illinois Constitution, and may exercise the power to regulate for the protection ofthe public health, safety, morals and welfare (Article VII, Section 6(a); and,

WHEREAS, by effectively regulating the public health, the City may increase the safety of its residents; and,

WHEREAS, expanding public health services related to domestic violence, gender-based violence, and related forms of violence will increase the safety of Chicago residents; and,

WHEREAS, in June 2020, The Network: Advocating Against Domestic Violence ("The Network") outlined a proposal to increase gender-based violence prevention services offered by the City; and,


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