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(A) Whenever a person has failed to satisfy any fines or penalties imposed by final judgments for 10 or more violations of this chapter and has exhausted all judicial review procedures, the City may seek the suspension of such person's driving privileges.
(B) A notice shall be sent to the person liable for the fines or penalties. The notice shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
(1) A statement that failure to pay the fines or penalties within 45 days of the date of the notice will result in the City notifying the Secretary of State that the person is eligible for initiation of suspension proceedings under ILCS Ch. 625, Ch. 5, § 6-306.5.
(2) A statement that the person may obtain a copy of an original ticket imposing a fine or penalty by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to the Corporation Counsel's office along with a request for the copy.
(C) The notice shall be sent by first class United States mail, postage prepaid, to the address recorded with the Secretary of State.
(D) If the person fails to satisfy the fines or penalties within the time prescribed, the City shall submit a certified report to the Secretary of State, indicating that the person is eligible for initiation of suspension proceedings. A copy of the certified report shall be sent to the person by first class United States mail, postage prepaid, to the address recorded with the Secretary of State.
(E) If a person desires to challenge the accuracy of the certified report, he or she shall submit a letter to the Corporation Counsel stating the grounds for such challenge. A challenge to the certified report shall be limited to the following: the person was not the owner or lessee of the vehicle or vehicles receiving the 10 or more violations on the date or dates the violations were issued; or, the person already paid the fines or penalties for the 10 or more violations indicated on the certified report. Upon receipt of such letter, the Corporation Counsel shall schedule a meeting with the person and the Superintendent of Downtown Services to discuss the challenge.
(F) If the certified report was in error or the person satisfies the fines or penalties within the time prescribed, the City shall notify the Secretary of State to terminate the suspension. A copy of such notification shall be sent to the person by first class United States mail, postage prepaid.
(Ord. 8194, passed 9-4-01; Am. Ord. 8777, passed 12-20-11)