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RECORDER OF DEEDS BULK DATABASE INDEX INFORMATION ORDINANCE

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Date Introduced: 11/14/2006
Date Passed:
11/14/2006

Sponsors:
Steele
Co-Sponsors:
Butler, Claypool, Collins, Daley, Gorman, Goslin, Hansen, Maldonado, Moreno, Murphy, Peraica, Quigley, Silvestri, Sims, Suffredin

Summary:

Ordinance to allow the Recorder of Deeds to provide private contractual access to  the Bulk Database Index Information System.


Full Text of Legislation:

RECORDER OF DEEDS BULK DATABASE INDEX INFORMATION ORDINANCE

 

WHEREAS, the Office of the Recorder of Deeds has in operation a Bulk Database Index Information System (the System); and

 

WHEREAS, the data, records and documents within the System can be made available to locations remote from the Office of the Recorder of Deeds; and

 

WHEREAS, the Office of the Recorder wishes to provide private contractual access to the System to such remote locations.

 

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Chapter 2, Article IV, Division 3, Subdivision 1, Sec. 206 of the Cook County Code is hereby enacted as follows:

 

Section 1.

 

Sec. 206.  Bulk Database Index Information.

 

(a)     This Ordinance shall be known as “The Recorder of Deeds Bulk Database Index Information Ordinance”.

 

(b)     The Office of Recorder of Deeds is granted authority to negotiate contracts with industry customers (commercial and non-commercial entities) for the purpose of providing access to the Computerized Indexing System in accordance with the provisions set forth herein.

 

(c)     All contract and agreements shall be presented to the Cook County Board of Commissioners for approval and execution.

 

(d)     The County and the Office of the Recorder of Deeds shall be held harmless and indemnified by Title Industry Customers for the use of any data, records or documents accessed from the Bulk Database Index Information System. The County and Office of the Recorder of Deeds shall make no guarantee as to the accuracy of the data, records or documents contained within the Bulk Database Index Information System. All data, records or documents shall be provided “as is” without any warranty of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to, the warranties of performance, merchantability and fitness for particular purpose.

 

(e)     All Title Industry Customers shall be responsible access fee, connectivity, network maintenance costs and charges in connection with accessing the Bulk Index Information Database.

 

(f)     All Title Industry Customers will be charged no more than ten cents ($.10 per line of data).

 

(g)     All money paid by Industry Customers will be collected by the Office of the Recorder of Deeds and shall be remitted to the County Treasurer within thirty (30) days of receipt by the Office of the Recorder of Deeds.

 

Section 2.

 

This Ordinance shall be effective upon passage.

 


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