6-20-020 Definitions.
   For purposes of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply:
   "Agency" means every City department, agency, division, commission, council, committee, board, or other body or person established by authority of a City ordinance or resolution, City Council order, or executive order.
   "Agent" means any person employed by or acting on behalf of an agency.
   "Bodily autonomy" means self-governance over one's own reproductive options and gender identity, including reproductive health care and gender-affirming care.
   "Gender-affirming care" means all services, supplies, drug therapies, and other care that an individual may receive to support and affirm the individual's gender identity.
   "Reproductive health care" means health care offered, arranged, or furnished for the purpose of preventing pregnancy, terminating a pregnancy, managing pregnancy loss, or improving maternal health and birth outcomes. Reproductive health care includes but is not limited to contraception, sterilization, preconception care, maternity care, abortion care, and counseling regarding reproductive health care.
   "Restrictive law" means any statute, ordinance, rule, regulation, or other law that restricts an individual's bodily autonomy in a manner inconsistent with the laws of Illinois and includes laws of another state or jurisdiction that establish liabilities, penalties, or other discipline for any person performing, providing, administering, receiving, obtaining, seeking, or aiding a person seeking reproductive health care or gender-affirming care, regardless of whether such law is stylized as a charge relating to homicide, child abuse, or any other charge that is pretext for enforcing such a restrictive law.
(Added Coun. J. 9-21-22, p. 51937, § 1)