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File #: 17-1165    Version: 1 Name: Ordinance Modification
Type: Ordinance Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 1/13/2017 In control: Workforce, Housing & Community Development Committee
On agenda: 2/8/2017 Final action: 3/8/2017
Title: PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT ORDINANCE MODIFICATION WHEREAS, Cook County is a "Fair and Equal County for Immigrants;" and WHEREAS, the provision of Cook County benefits, opportunities, or services is not conditioned on matters related to citizenship or immigration status; and WHEREAS, the Cook County Code currently contains multiple references to "citizen" instead of "resident." BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2, Administration, Article IV, Officers and Employees, Division 5, Inspector General, Section 2-284(10) of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows: Sec. 2-284. - Functions, authority and powers In addition to other powers conferred herein, the OIIG shall have the following functions, authority and powers: *** (10) To create and maintain a toll-free "Office of the Independent Inspector General Hotline" for the purpose of receiving citizen and employee reports of corruption, fraud, waste, mismanagement, unlawful...
Sponsors: TONI PRECKWINKLE (President), BRIDGET GAINER, JESÚS G. GARCÍA, LUIS ARROYO JR, JOHN P. DALEY, JOHN A. FRITCHEY, STANLEY MOORE, DEBORAH SIMS, LARRY SUFFREDIN
Attachments: 1. Item No 17 1165_Full text
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PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

ORDINANCE MODIFICATION

WHEREAS, Cook County is a "Fair and Equal County for Immigrants;" and

WHEREAS, the provision of Cook County benefits, opportunities, or services is not conditioned on matters related to citizenship or immigration status; and

WHEREAS, the Cook County Code currently contains multiple references to "citizen" instead of "resident."

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2, Administration, Article IV, Officers and Employees, Division 5, Inspector General, Section 2-284(10) of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows:

Sec. 2-284. - Functions, authority and powers

In addition to other powers conferred herein, the OIIG shall have the following functions, authority and powers:

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(10) To create and maintain a toll-free "Office of the Independent Inspector General Hotline" for the purpose of receiving citizen and employee reports of corruption, fraud, waste, mismanagement, unlawful political discrimination and misconduct. The identity of any individual placing a call to the Office of the Inspector General Hotline shall be kept confidential during and after the investigation of any complaint made by the caller, unless the caller consents to disclosure of his or her name or disclosure of the caller's identity is otherwise required by law. Alternatively, reports may be made anonymously.

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BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2, Administration, Article V, Departments and Similar Agencies, Division 3, Bureau of Finance, Subdivision III, Department of Revenue, Section 2-434(5) of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as follows:

Sec. 2-434. - Power and duties of Director of Revenue

The Department of Revenue shall have the following powers and duties:

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(5) To investigate, analyze and propose new revenue programs for the County toward the end that the financial burdens of revenue, tax, license and...

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