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File #: 20-2363    Version: 1 Name: REMOTE MEETINGS
Type: Ordinance Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 4/15/2020 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 4/23/2020 Final action: 4/23/2020
Title: PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT REMOTE MEETINGS BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2 Administration, Article III. County Board, Division 2. Rules of Organization and Procedure, Sections 2-102, 2-106 and 2-112 of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows: Sec. 2-102. - Interpretation, force and effect. (a) Applicability. The meetings and actions of the Board, including all of its committees, shall be governed by this division. (b) Effect of State law. Except as otherwise specifically provided in this division, this division supersedes all provisions of Illinois statute to the extent of any conflict or inconsistency, except for statutes that, by their terms, specifically limit home rule units pursuant to Article VII, Section 6(g) or 6(h) of the 1970 Constitution of the State of Illinois. (c) Effective date. This division shall be in full force and effect upon adoption, and shall remain in full force and effect except as amended in accord...
Sponsors: TONI PRECKWINKLE (President)
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PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

REMOTE MEETINGS

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2 Administration, Article III. County Board, Division 2. Rules of Organization and Procedure, Sections 2-102, 2-106 and 2-112 of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows:

Sec. 2-102. - Interpretation, force and effect.
(a) Applicability. The meetings and actions of the Board, including all of its committees, shall be governed by this division.
(b) Effect of State law. Except as otherwise specifically provided in this division, this division supersedes all provisions of Illinois statute to the extent of any conflict or inconsistency, except for statutes that, by their terms, specifically limit home rule units pursuant to Article VII, Section 6(g) or 6(h) of the 1970 Constitution of the State of Illinois.
(c) Effective date. This division shall be in full force and effect upon adoption, and shall remain in full force and effect except as amended in accordance herewith, or until superseded by new rules adopted as part of the organization of a newly constituted Board at the commencement of a term.
(d) Interpretation. This division shall be interpreted and applied to foster the goals and purposes set forth in Section 2-101. This division is to be construed in accordance with the customary American usage and meaning of parliamentary terms and expressions and the plain meaning of the ordinary words appearing herein. In case of ambiguous application, this division shall be applied in a manner that fosters openness, accountability and fairness in the operation of the Board.
(e) Adoption of rules. At the commencement of a term, the Board may adopt new rules of organization and procedure by ordinance setting forth such rules in their entirety and repealing these rules. Such ordinance must be adopted by a majority of those elected. Rules so adopted shall supersede these rules.
(f) Rules for committee meetings. The rules of procedur...

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