Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
Record #: SO2013-6015   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 7/24/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Public Safety
Final action: 9/11/2013
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Titles 2, 4, 8, 9, 10, 15 and 17 concerning revisions and clarifications to firearm regulations
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 84 Dept. of Police, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 144 Weapons, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 151 License - Application and Issuance Procedures, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 240 Pawnbrokers, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 8 - Offenses Affecting Public Peace, Morals & Welfare - Ch. 20 Weapons, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 8 - Offenses Affecting Public Peace, Morals & Welfare - Ch. 24 Firearms & Other Weapons, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 8 - Offenses Affecting Public Peace, Morals & Welfare - Ch. 26 Gun Offender Registration Ordinance, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 8 - Offenses Affecting Public Peace, Morals & Welfare - Ch. 4 Public Peace & Welfare, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 104 Public Chauffeurs, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 108 Horse-Drawn Carriages, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 112 Public Passenger Vehicles, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 114 Public Passenger Vehicles other than Taxicabs, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 10 - Streets, Public Ways, Parks, Airports & Harbors - Ch. 36 Parks, Playgrounds & Airports, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 15 - Fire Prevention - Ch. 20 Explosives & Fireworks, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 15 - Fire Prevention - Ch. 28 Hazardous Materials & Combustible Solids, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 3 Business & Commercial Districts, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 4 Downtown Districts, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 17 Terminology & Measurements, Land Use & Zoning-Tables & Index
Attachments: 1. SO2013-6015.pdf, 2. O2013-6015.pdf
SUBSTIIUIE ORDINANCE

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