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File #: 20-1027    Version: Name: REMOVING GENDER-SPECIFIC LANGUAGE FROM THE COOK COUNTY CODE
Type: Ordinance Amendment Status: Committee Reports
File created: 1/6/2020 In control: Rules and Administration Committee
On agenda: 1/16/2020 Final action: 2/27/2020
Title: PROPOSED SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT REMOVING GENDER-SPECIFIC LANGUAGE FROM THE COOK COUNTY CODE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS, Section 1-7. - Format of new ordinances; amendments to Code of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows: Sec. 1-7. - Format of new ordinances; amendments to Code. (a) Format of new ordinances. All new ordinances shall, whenever practicable, specify the headings and numbers of the specific sections, subdivisions, divisions, articles or chapters to be enacted in a manner which is consistent with the numbering system of this Code. (b) Numbering of amendments. All provisions in ordinances adopted subsequent to this Code that amend, repeal or in any way affect this Code shall, whenever practicable, be numbered in accordance with the numbering system of this Code and printed for inclusion in this Code. (c) Modification...
Sponsors: LARRY SUFFREDIN, ALMA E. ANAYA, LUIS ARROYO JR, SCOTT R. BRITTON, JOHN P. DALEY, DENNIS DEER, BRIDGET DEGNEN, BRIDGET GAINER, BRANDON JOHNSON, DONNA MILLER, STANLEY MOORE, KEVIN B. MORRISON, SEAN M. MORRISON, TONI PRECKWINKLE (President), PETER N. SILVESTRI, JEFFREY R. TOBOLSKI
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PROPOSED SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

REMOVING GENDER-SPECIFIC LANGUAGE FROM THE COOK COUNTY CODE

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS, Section 1-7. - Format of new ordinances; amendments to Code of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows:
Sec. 1-7. - Format of new ordinances; amendments to Code.

(a) Format of new ordinances. All new ordinances shall, whenever practicable, specify the headings and numbers of the specific sections, subdivisions, divisions, articles or chapters to be enacted in a manner which is consistent with the numbering system of this Code.

(b) Numbering of amendments. All provisions in ordinances adopted subsequent to this Code that amend, repeal or in any way affect this Code shall, whenever practicable, be numbered in accordance with the numbering system of this Code and printed for inclusion in this Code.

(c) Modification of numbering by Clerk. The Clerk of the Board in consultation with the Secretary of the Board shall review the numbering of sections, subdivisions, divisions, articles or chapters which are enacted as new ordinances or amendatory ordinances and may modify the proposed numbering at any time prior to their final adoption by the Board as necessary in order to achieve consistency with the numbering set forth in the Code. Such modifications shall not constitute modifications to the ordinance and shall not require prior Board approval.

(d) Language indicating amendment to existing Code provision. Amendments to provisions of this Code may be made with the following language: "Section (Chapter, Article, Division or Subdivision, as appropriate) of the Cook County Code is hereby amended to read as follows:.."

(e) Language indicating new enactment to be added to existing Code. If a new section, subdivision, division, article or chapter is t...

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