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Please note: this meeting's minutes have not been finalized yet. Actions taken on legislation and their results are not available.
Meeting Name: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/6/2018 11:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: Amy Meek ACLU Cook Cty Bd Testimony 2018-02-06 Hearing re 17-9993.pdf, Judith Miller, My attempt at jury duty failed — because I'm a nursing mother - Chicago Tribune.pdf, Legislation 02.06.2018 Record of Public Comment.pdf, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT TYLER PROJECTS SUMMARY.pdf, Public Comments from Legislation & Intergov. Meeting - 2.6.18.pdf
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18-2045 1  Committee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 1/17/2018   Not available Video Video
17-9993 1 CALLING ON COOK COUNTY TO ASSESS ITS LACTATION ROOMS AND LACTATION ROOM POLICIES IN AN EFFORT TO BEST MEET THE NEEDS OF NURSING MOTHERS IN ITS FACILITIESResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CALLING ON COOK COUNTY TO ASSESS ITS LACTATION ROOMS AND LACTATION ROOM POLICIES IN AN EFFORT TO BEST MEET THE NEEDS OF NURSING MOTHERS IN ITS FACILITIES WHEREAS, breastfeeding offers proven health benefits for babies and mothers, but women often find it difficult to continue breastfeeding once they return to the workplace; and WHEREAS, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), among employed women with children under age 3, approximately 70 percent work full time and one-third of mothers return to work within 3 months after giving birth, and two-thirds return within 6 months; and WHEREAS, challenges to breastfeeding mothers include lack of break time and inadequate facilities for pumping and storing human milk; and WHEREAS, providing accommodations for breastfeeding offers numerous rewards for the employer, in cost savings for health care, reduced absenteeism, employee morale, and employee retention; and WHEREAS, Cook County and its facilities owned or rented are unique in that they must accommodate county employees, workers who are   Not available Video Video
17-9993 1 CALLING ON COOK COUNTY TO ASSESS ITS LACTATION ROOMS AND LACTATION ROOM POLICIES IN AN EFFORT TO BEST MEET THE NEEDS OF NURSING MOTHERS IN ITS FACILITIESResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CALLING ON COOK COUNTY TO ASSESS ITS LACTATION ROOMS AND LACTATION ROOM POLICIES IN AN EFFORT TO BEST MEET THE NEEDS OF NURSING MOTHERS IN ITS FACILITIES WHEREAS, breastfeeding offers proven health benefits for babies and mothers, but women often find it difficult to continue breastfeeding once they return to the workplace; and WHEREAS, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), among employed women with children under age 3, approximately 70 percent work full time and one-third of mothers return to work within 3 months after giving birth, and two-thirds return within 6 months; and WHEREAS, challenges to breastfeeding mothers include lack of break time and inadequate facilities for pumping and storing human milk; and WHEREAS, providing accommodations for breastfeeding offers numerous rewards for the employer, in cost savings for health care, reduced absenteeism, employee morale, and employee retention; and WHEREAS, Cook County and its facilities owned or rented are unique in that they must accommodate county employees, workers who are   Not available Not available
18-1566 1 P. Scott Neville, Member, Justice Advisory CouncilAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): P. Scott Neville Position: Member Department/Board/Commission: Justice Advisory Council Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 1/18/2021, or until a successor is appointed and qualified   Not available Video Video
18-1649 1 Clerk of Court E-Filing ResolutionResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION REQUESTING A HEARING OF THE LEGISLATIVE AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS COMMITTEE TO DISCUSS MANDATORY E-FILING AT THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY WHEREAS, the Supreme Court of Illinois ordered that Illinois Circuit Courts create an Electronic Filing system (“e-filing”) on January 22, 2016; and WHEREAS, Illinois Circuit Courts were to implement their e-filing system by January 1, 2018; and WHEREAS, the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County entered into a contract with On-Line Information Services in June of 2016 to provide e-filing services; and WHEREAS, in April of 2017, Tyler Technologies signed a $36 million contract with Cook County to provide court docketing services that would include matters filed through e-filing in the Circuit Court of Cook County; and WHEREAS, to monitor the court docketing services contract, Cook County entered into an agreement with PriceWaterhouseCooper; and WHEREAS, Tyler Technologies informed the Clerk, under a different contract with the Illinois Supreme court, that it would be unable to complete the payme   Not available Video Video