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Record #: SO2013-2546   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 4/10/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action: 5/8/2013
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 9-108-090 by regulating operation of horse-drawn carriages during extreme temperatures
Sponsors: Reilly, Brendan, Smith, Michele
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 108 Horse-Drawn Carriages
Attachments: 1. O2013-2546.pdf, 2. SO2013-2546.pdf
SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE
 
 
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
 
SECTION 1. Chapter 9-108 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding the language underscored, as follows:
 
9-108-090 Regulations.
  1. No horse-drawn carriage may carry more than seven passengers at one time, including the driver.
    1. No horse-drawn carriage may display advertising on its exterior or interior.
  2. Each horse-drawn carriage must prominently display the rate or other charge to be made for its service in the manner prescribed by the commissioner by rule. It shall be unlawful to make any charge not so displayed.
    1. No person may sit in the driver's compartment or area except the driver.
  3. No horse-drawn carriage shall be drawn by a horse when the National Weather Service has determined that at O'Hare International Airport: (1) the actual air temperature is 90T or greater, or15F or below: or (2) the wind chill factor is OF or below.
 
9-108-130 Information to be displayed.
  1. All horse-drawn carriages shall prominently display the name of the horse-drawn carriage licensee and license number on the rear of each carriage in a manner prescribed by the commissioner by rule.
  2. All horse-drawn carriages shall prominently display, in a manner prescribed by the commissioner in rules and regulations, information which clearly and conspicuously states that the Chicago Municipal Code prohibits any horse-drawn carriage to be drawn by a horse when the National Weather Service has determined that at O'Hare International Airport: (1) the actual air temperature is 9OF or greater, or 15F or below: or (2) the wind chill factor is OF or below; and any violation of the temperature restrictions may be reported to 311.
 
 
SECTION 2. This ordinance shall take effect upon 90 days after its passage and publication.
 
 
 
 
Brendan Reilly Alderman, 42nd Ward
 
 
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Chicago, May 8, 2013
 
 
To the President and Members of the City Council:
 
Your Committee on License and Consumer Protection, having under consideration a substitute ordinance introduced by Aldermen Reilly and Smith (which was referred on April 10, 2013), to amend the Municipal Code of Chicago regulating horse-drawn carriages, begs leave to recommend that Your Honorable Body pass the substitute ordinance which is transmitted herewith.
This recommendation was concurred in by a viva voce vote of the members of the committee on May 2, 2013.
 
 
Respectfully submitted,
 
 
 
'EMMA MITTS CHAIRMAN, COMMITTEE ON LICENSE AND CONSUMER PROTECTION
 
 
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