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Record #: O2014-5041   
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 Sections 4-4-333 and 4-4-334 regarding synthetic marijuana and synthetic stimulants
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm, Burke, Edward M., Thompson, JoAnn
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 4 General Licensing Provisions
Attachments: 1. O2014-5041.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
June 25, 2014









TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Commissioner of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection, I transmit herewith, together with Aldermen Burke and Thompson, an ordinance amending Chapter 4-4 of the Municipal Code regarding synthetic marijuana.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

Mayor

Very truly yours,
ORDINANCE



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



SECTION 1. Section 4-4-333 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
4-4-333 Synthetic marijuana.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
(b) No licensee under this Code or his agent or employee shall possess, sell, offer for sale, give away, barter, exchange, or otherwise furnish on the licensed premises any synthetic marijuana in the City of Chicago, or engage in an act of concealment of synthetic marijuana on the licensed premises.
As used in this subsection (b):
"Concealment" means to deliberately hide to prevent or evade discovery.
"Licensed premises" means the premises or location licensed or required to be licensed under this Code. The term "licensed premises" includes (1) the building where the licensed premises is located: (2) all grounds, areas and facilities on, in or immediately adjacent to the licensed premises used by, or held out for use by, the licensee or his agent or employee, including, but not limited to, the licensed premises' parking facility: and (3) all vehicles used by the licensee or his agent or employee to conduct the activity licensed or required to be licensed under this chapter.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)


SECTION 2. Section 4-4-334 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
4-4-334 Synthetic stimulants.
(Omitted text is unaffected by ...

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