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File #: 14-3170    Version: Name: Process for Amendments Amendment
Type: Ordinance Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 5/13/2014 In control: Rules and Administration Committee
On agenda: 5/21/2014 Final action: 6/18/2014
Title: PROPOSED SUBSTITUTE TO 14-3170 PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT AN AMENDMENT CREATING A PROCEDURE FOR AMENDMENTS TO THE COOK COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Part I. General Ordinances, Chapter 2. Administration, Article III. County Board, Division 2. Rules of Organization and Procedure, Section 2-105(g) is hereby amended as follows: Sec. 2-105. Organization. (g) Referrals to committees. The Board may by motion refer any item before the Board to a Committee or to a subcommittee. The Chair of a committee may refer an item pending in that committee to a subcommittee of that committee. An item referred by the Board to any committee or subcommittee, or by a committee chair to a subcommittee, shall not be jointly referred to any other committee or subcommittee. Only upon the return of the item to the Board, either by report of the committee or by the Board's discharge of the item from the committee or subcommittee, may the ...
Sponsors: LARRY SUFFREDIN, JERRY BUTLER, EARLEAN COLLINS, JOHN P. DALEY, JOHN A. FRITCHEY, JESÚS G. GARCÍA, ELIZABETH "LIZ" DOODY GORMAN, GREGG GOSLIN, STANLEY MOORE, JOAN PATRICIA MURPHY, TIMOTHY O. SCHNEIDER, PETER N. SILVESTRI, DEBORAH SIMS, ROBERT STEELE, JEFFREY R. TOBOLSKI
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PROPOSED SUBSTITUTE TO 14-3170
 
PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT
 
AN AMENDMENT CREATING A PROCEDURE FOR AMENDMENTS TO THE COOK COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES
 
BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Part I. General Ordinances, Chapter 2. Administration, Article III. County Board, Division 2. Rules of Organization and Procedure, Section 2-105(g) is hereby amended as follows:
 
Sec. 2-105.      Organization.
 
(g)      Referrals to committees. The Board may by motion refer any item before the Board to a Committee or to a subcommittee. The Chair of a committee may refer an item pending in that committee to a subcommittee of that committee. An item referred by the Board to any committee or subcommittee, or by a committee chair to a subcommittee, shall not be jointly referred to any other committee or subcommittee. Only upon the return of the item to the Board, either by report of the committee or by the Board's discharge of the item from the committee or subcommittee, may the Board refer the item to another committee or subcommittee.
      Any item that creates a new ordinance or amends an existing section or sections of the Code shall be referred to a committee or subcommittee upon its initial introduction to the Board. Upon referral, the committee shall hold a hearing on the item. Following the hearing, the item shall be reported to the Board or discharged by the committee or subcommittee. The Board may vote for immediate consideration of the item by a majority vote.
All items referred to committee or subcommittee by the Board shall be designated with a Communication Number as assigned by the Secretary to the Cook County Board of Commissioners. No committee or subcommittee shall meet for any purpose other than to consider one or more items designated by Communication Numbers.
The Clerk shall refer the draft Journal of Proceedings directly to the Committee on Rules and Administration and provide a Communication Number within 21 days of a Board Meeting.
      
Effective date:  This ordinance shall be in effect immediately upon adoption.
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