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Record #: SO2021-3993   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 9/14/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Public Safety
Final action: 2/23/2022
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Sections 2-78-100 and 2-78-120 by defining sexual misconduct and modifying powers and duties of Chief Administrator of Civilian Office of Police Accountability
Sponsors: Martin, Matthew J. , Vasquez, Jr., Andre
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 78 Civilian Office of Police Accountability
Attachments: 1. SO2021-3993.pdf
SUB ST I TU T E ORDINANCE

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:

SECTION 1. Section 2-78-100 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
2-78-100 Definitions.

The following terms wherever used in this chapter shall have the following meanings unless a different meaning appears from the context:

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
"Police Department" means the Department of Police established in Chapter 2-84 of this
Code.
"Sexual misconduct" means:
anv behavior, occurring on or off duty, bv a member of the Police Department that takes advantage of the Police Department member's position in law enforcement to misuse authority and power, including force, in order to commit a sexual act, initiate sexual contact with another person, or respond to a perceived sexually motivated cue (from a subtle suggestion to an overt action) from another person:
anv sexual communication or behavior, occurring on or off duty, bv a member of the Police Department that would likely be construed as lewd, lascivious, inappropriate, or conduct unbecoming of a member of the Police Department: or
anv attempted or completed act, occurring on or off duty, bv a member of the Police Department of nonconsensual sexual conduct or nonconsensual sexual penetration. as defined in Section 11-0.1 ofthe Illinois Criminal Code of 2012. criminal sexual assault, as defined in Sections 11-1.20 through 11-1.40 ofthe Illinois Criminal Code of 2012. or criminal sexual abuse, as defined in Sections 11-1,50 and 11-1.60 ofthe Illinois Criminal Code of 2012.
"Superintendent" means the Superintendent of Police or the Superintendent's designee.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)



SECTION 2. Section 2-78-120 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language struck-through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
2-78-120 Office and Chief Administrator - Powers and duties.
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