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File #: 19-2394    Version: Name: Just Housing
Type: Ordinance Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 3/18/2019 In control: Human Relations Committee
On agenda: 3/21/2019 Final action: 4/25/2019
Title: PROPOSED SECOND SUBSTITUTE (AS AMENDED) FOR #19-2394 (replaces all previous versions issued) HUMAN RELATIONS COMMITTEE 4/24/2019 PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT Sponsored by: BRANDON JOHNSON, LARRY SUFFREDIN and JEFFREY R. TOBOLSKI, Cook County Board of Commissioners BE IT ORDAINED, by the Board of Commissioners of Cook County that Chapter 42 Human Relations, Section 42-38, of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as follows: Sec. 42-38. - Housing. (a) Definitions. The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this article shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning: Conviction means a judgment of liability entered upon a plea, verdict or finding of guilt for an offense, rendered by a legally constituted jury, court or administrative authority of competent jurisdiction. Conviction excludes any "juvenile record" as defined below. Covered criminal history means information regarding an individ...
Sponsors: BRANDON JOHNSON, LARRY SUFFREDIN, JEFFREY R. TOBOLSKI, ALMA E. ANAYA, DEBORAH SIMS, DONNA MILLER, LUIS ARROYO JR, STANLEY MOORE, BILL LOWRY
Related files: 19-4848
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PROPOSED SECOND SUBSTITUTE (AS AMENDED) FOR #19-2394 (replaces all previous versions issued)
HUMAN RELATIONS COMMITTEE 4/24/2019

PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

Sponsored by: BRANDON JOHNSON, LARRY SUFFREDIN and JEFFREY R. TOBOLSKI, Cook County Board of Commissioners

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Board of Commissioners of Cook County that Chapter 42 Human Relations, Section 42-38, of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as follows:

Sec. 42-38. - Housing.
(a) Definitions. The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this article shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:
Conviction means a judgment of liability entered upon a plea, verdict or finding of guilt for an offense, rendered by a legally constituted jury, court or administrative authority of competent jurisdiction. Conviction excludes any "juvenile record" as defined below.
Covered criminal history means information regarding an individual's arrest, charge or citation for an offense; participation in a diversion or deferral of judgment program; record of an offense that has been sealed, expunged, or pardoned in accordance with applicable law; juvenile record; and conviction.
Evidence of rehabilitation means any information produced by the individual, or produced on their behalf, with respect to their rehabilitation or good conduct, including but not limited to: the individual's satisfactory compliance with all terms and conditions of his or her sentence; court-issued certificates of good conduct; employer recommendations; educational attainment or vocational or professional training since the conviction; completion or active participation in rehabilitative treatment; and letters of recommendation from community organizations, counselors or case managers, teachers, community leaders, religious institutions or leaders, or parole/probation officers who have observed the individual since his or her convicti...

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