Record #: O2022-911   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 3/23/2022 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Public Safety
Final action: 5/24/2023
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-78 regarding charges filed with Police Board following discharge recommendation from Police Department and removal of disciplinary recommendations for deceased members of Police Department
Sponsors: Martin, Matthew J.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 78 Civilian Office of Police Accountability
Attachments: 1. O2022-911.pdf
Related files: R2023-766
Chicago City Council March 23, 2022 Committee on Public Safety


SECTION 1. Section 2-78-130 ofthe Municipal Code ofthe City of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
2-78-130 Decisions, recommendations.
(a) Disciplinary-related recommendations.
If the Chief Administrator issues a recommendation of discipline, or other, nondisciplinary remedial action with regard to one or more members ofthe Police Department, the Superintendent shall respond to such recommendation within 60 days (for purposes of this section, the "Review Period"). The Superintendent's response shall include either: (I) a confirmation that the recommendation was followed with respect to the employee in question, and, if applicable, a description of any additional disciplinary or other action imposed by the Superintendent; (2) a request that the Chief Administrator conduct additional investigation, specifying the additional investigation that is requested, and the reason(s) for that request; or (3) if the Superintendent intends to take no action, or intends to take action that differs in substance and/or scope from the recommendation, the information required under subsection (a)(ii) ofthis section. Upon request of the Superintendent, such Review Period may be extended for up to 30 additional days, for a total Review Period not to exceed 90 days.
If the Superintendent intends to take no action, or intends to take action different from that recommended by the Chief Administrator, the Superintendent shall describe the proposed different action and explain the reasons for it in a written response.
The Superintendent's response shall be submitted to the Chief Administrator within the Review Period.
(iii) Within ten business days after the submission of a response that proposes no action or
different action than that recommended by the Chief Administrator, the Superintendent and the
Chief Administrat...

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