BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION 1. Section 2-84-190 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding the language underscored and by deleting the language struck through, as follows:
2-84-190 Disposal of weapons.
None of the provisions of the preceding sections Sections 2-84-150 through 2-84-180, inclusive, shall not apply to pistols, revolvers firearms, bowie knives, dirks, slung-shots, metallic knuckles or other deadly weapons of like character. All such weapons, except those that the superintendent of police shall deem deems to be of use to the department of police and chooses to retain for the department's useA of said department, shall, within six months after their receipt, be taken by either said custodian or his duly appointed deputy, and the superintendent of police or his duly appointed deputy, to a steel mill or other suitably equipped facility where they shall be destroyed without undue delay by being placed in a furnace and melted down to form now metal. The superintendent is authorized to enter into agreements necessary to effectuate such weapon destruction, subject to the availability of duly appropriated funds.
SECTION 2. Title 4 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding the language underscored and by deleting the language struck through, as follows:
4-144-010 License - Required.
It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in the business of selling, or to sell, give away, or otherwise transfer, any dagger, stilotto, billie, derringer, bowie knife, dirk, stun gun or taser, as defined in Section 24 1 of the Illinois Criminal Code, 720 ILCS 5/24-1, or other deadly weapon which can be carried or concealed on the person, or any ammunition, as that term is defined in Section 8-20 010, without securing a weapons dealer license. The license required by this chapter shall be in addition to any other license required by law. It shall be unlawful for any person licons...Click here for full text