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Record #: R2022-324   
Type: Resolution Status: Direct Introduction
Intro date: 3/23/2022 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 3/23/2022
Title: Creation of Special City Council Committee on Chicago Casino and establishment of its membership
Sponsors: Harris, Michelle A.
Topic: CITY COUNCIL - Standing Committees
Attachments: 1. R2022-324.pdf
RESOLUTION

Pursuant to Rule 36 ofthe Rules of Order and Procedure ofthe City Council, a Special Committee of the City Council is hereby created.
SECTION 1. Definitions.
For purposes ofthis Resolution:
"Act" means the Illinois Gambling Act, 230 ILCS 10/1, ef seg.
"Casino" means the Chicago casino authorized to be established pursuant to the Act.
"Committee" means the Special Committee created by this Resolution, to be known as the Special Committee on the Chicago Casino.
"Rules" means the Rules of Order and Procedure ofthe City Council ofthe City of Chicago. SECTION 2. Establishment.
The Committee is hereby established. Committee membership shall be the President Pro Tempore and the Chairman and Vice-chairman of each Standing Committee under the Rules. For purposes of determining membership or quorum ofthe Committee, each such Chairman orVice-Chairman shall be counted only once. A quorum ofthe Committee shall be fifteen (15) members.

The Chairman ofthe Committee shall be Alderman Tom Tunney.

The Vice-chairman ofthe Committee shall be Alderman Jason Ervin.

Except as otherwise provided in this Resolution, the Committee shall operate in accordance with the Rules and other applicable law.

SECTION 3. Committee jurisdiction.

Notwithstanding any provision ofthe Rules to the contrary and to the extent not prohibited by law, the Committee shall have jurisdiction over all matters within the jurisdiction of the City related to the establishment ofthe Casino, including, but not limited to, zoning, land use, building code, real estate, contracting, licensing, permitting, gambling, public health, pedestrian and traffic safety, public safety, security, environmental issues, City services, transportation, public way, financial and budget considerations, tax incentives, special events, and airport matters, related to the establishment ofthe Casino and all matters contemplated under the Act, including but not limited to matters relating to legislative review or public hearing.

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