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File #: 15-4212    Version: 1 Name: COUNTY ECONOMIC INCENTIVES
Type: Ordinance Amendment Status: Filed
File created: 6/24/2015 In control: Human Relations Committee
On agenda: 7/1/2015 Final action: 7/29/2015
Title: PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT COUNTY ECONOMIC INCENTIVES BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 42, Human Relations, Article II, Human Rights, Section 42-42 of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows: Section 42-42. County economic incentives. (a) Prohibition. No person or entity who is the beneficiary of an economic incentive provided by Cook County ("County") shall engage in unlawful discrimination or sexual harassment against any individual in the terms or conditions of employment, credit, public accommodations, housing, or provision of facilities, services or programs. "Sexual harassment" has such meaning as is ascribed to it in other sections of this article. (b) Provisions of County Economic Incentive Agreements. The Cook County Bureau of Economic Development, and all other department heads, as necessary and authorized, shall include a provision in all County economic incentive agreements that details the County's policies...
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PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

COUNTY ECONOMIC INCENTIVES

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 42, Human Relations, Article II, Human Rights, Section 42-42 of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows:

Section 42-42. County economic incentives.

(a) Prohibition. No person or entity who is the beneficiary of an economic incentive provided by Cook County ("County") shall engage in unlawful discrimination or sexual harassment against any individual in the terms or conditions of employment, credit, public accommodations, housing, or provision of facilities, services or programs. "Sexual harassment" has such meaning as is ascribed to it in other sections of this article.

(b) Provisions of County Economic Incentive Agreements. The Cook County Bureau of Economic Development, and all other department heads, as necessary and authorized, shall include a provision in all County economic incentive agreements that details the County's policies with respect to unlawful discrimination and sexual harassment, as embodied in this article, and that requires every recipient of a County-provided economic incentive to certify its compliance with these policies and its agreement to abide by such policies as a part of the recipient's obligations under the incentive agreement. All County economic incentive agreements shall further provide that if any recipient of an economic development incentive from County is found to have violated any provision of this article, or furnished false or misleading information in any investigation, hearing, or inquiry held pursuant to this article, that incentive will as a result be subject to immediate termination.


(c) Disclosure and Disqualification. Any person or entity applying to receive an economic incentive from or otherwise benefit from an economic incentive provided by Cook County shall be required to disclose whether that person or entity has been found guilty of or liable for, or...

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