§ 10-36-353

Security badges nontransferable – Access to secured area

A. No person shall transfer or assign a security badge to another person. No person shall enter or remain in a secured area except:

a.

A passenger entering or departing an aircraft and under supervision of airline personnel;

b.

A person to whom a temporary security badge applicable to that area has been issued;

c.

A person escorted by a person in possession of a valid, permanent security badge applicable to that area; or

d.

A person in possession of a valid, permanent security badge applicable to that area.

B. Any person who seeks to enter a secured area, or to remain in such area, shall at all times prominently display a security badge (which may also be referred to as an identification card) issued by the commissioner of aviation or an identification card approved by the Federal Aviation Administration. Such security badge shall be displayed above the waist on a person’s outermost garment. No person shall allow the use of any security badge required herein by anyone other than the person to whom the badge is issued. Persons who have access to the secured area can enter secured areas only at authorized portals and in such manner as designated by the commissioner. In the case of an access controlled door to the secured area, each airport identification badge holder shall swipe and enter their personal identification number (P.I.N.) to gain access to the secured area while each Federal Aviation Administration approved identification card holder shall enter their air crew P.I.N. number. Any person to whom a security badge is issued shall have the following duties:

i.

verifying that any person requesting access to a secured area possesses a valid airport photo identification badge for that area;

ii.

denying access to a secured area to a person not possessing a valid airport photo identification badge;

iii.

questioning any person in a secured area who is not displaying an airport photo identification badge or who has an incorrect or invalid airport photo identification badge for the secured area, unless the person to whom the security badge has been issued reasonably fears for his personal safety; and

iv.

immediately reporting and describing to airport security or the Chicago Police any person not displaying an airport photo identification, or possessing an incorrect or invalid airport photo identification badge, or refusing upon request to allow an examination of their identification badge.

No person who enters a secured area shall allow any other person access to such area. Persons who are authorized to escort others into a secured area must at all times direct and control the movement of the person or persons being escorted while within the secured area.

Any person who fails to display the badge required herein or who fails to perform the duties imposed by this section shall be subject to the penalties provided in Section

10-36-356" destination-id="JD_10-36-356">10-36-356 of this Code.

The commissioner shall have authority to promulgate rules and regulations necessary to implement this section.

C. For purposes of this section, “secured areashall refer to that portion of an airport designated and used for landing, taking off or surface maneuvering of airplanes and shall also refer to any area beyond department of aviation security posts, or within perimeter security fencing, or any doorway leading from any building adjacent to an air operations area.

(Added Coun. J. 6-28-91, p. 2706; Amend Coun. J. 5-18-94, p. 50791; Amend Coun. J. 4-12-95, p. 67070; Amend Coun. J. 11-1-00, p. 43031, § 1)

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