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Record #: SO2014-4941   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 6/25/2014 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action: 7/30/2014
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Title 4 regarding cell phones and other wireless communication equipment
Sponsors: Willie B. Cochran, Mitts, Emma, Thompson, JoAnn, Reilly, Brendan, Fioretti, Bob, Tunney, Thomas, Graham, Deborah L., Sposato, Nicholas, Arena, John, Silverstein, Debra L., Cappleman, James
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 4 General Licensing Provisions, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 240 Pawnbrokers, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 264 Secondhand Dealers
Attachments: 1. O2014-4941.pdf, 2. SO2014-4941.pdf
SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE


BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:


SECTION 1. Chapter 4-4 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting a new Section 4-4-338, as follows:
4-4-338 Cell phones and other wireless communication equipment.
It shall be unlawful for any licensee under this Title IV to unlock any wireless communication device in violation of Section 8-4-052. In addition to any other penalty provided by law, a single violation of this section may result in license suspension or revocation in accordance with Section 4-4-280 of this Code.


SECTION 2. Section 4-240-010 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting, in correct alphabetical order, the language underscored, as follows:
4-240-010 Definitions.
As used in this chapter:
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
"Wireless communication device" means any device throufih which personal wireless services, as defined in 47 U.S.C. 332(cX7XCyi"), are transmitted.


SECTION 3. Section 4-240-070 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
4-240-070 Maintenance of records.
(a) LeadsOnline electronic reporting - Required - Exception. At the time of each transaction, each licensee under this chapter shall enter into an accessible computer database, using the LeadsOnline electronic reporting form, an accurate description in English of (i) the goods, articles or things pawned or pledged; (ii) the amount of money loaned on such items; (iii) the time such items were pawned or pledged; (iv) the rate of interest to be paid on the loan; and (v) the name and address of the person pawning or pledging the above mentioned items. Provided, however, that if the licensed business does not have internet access, the licensee shall|1010|
seek permission and approval from the superintendent of police to use an alternative reporting system acceptable to the superinten...

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