Ald. Chris Taliaferro (29) is chair of the City Council Committee on Public Safety.

Aldermen will modify language of a proposal designed to protect arrestees but will return with an updated version next week, they said Monday.

The measure (O2019-3873), which would require Chicago Police to give arrestees a list of free legal service providers and access to a phone within an hour of being taken into custody, had been scheduled to be taken up on Tuesday by the City Council Committee on Public Safety. However, committee chair Ald. Chris Taliaferro (29) recessed the meeting almost as quickly as it began.

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