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Record #: O2015-7404   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 10/14/2015 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Public Safety
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 9-114 regarding sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages by charter parties to passengers on charter/sightseeing vehicles
Sponsors: Burke, Edward M., Napolitano, Anthony V., Willie B. Cochran, Reboyras, Ariel, Taliaferro, Chris
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 114 Public Passenger Vehicles other than Taxicabs
Attachments: 1. O2015-7404.pdf
Related files: R2019-362
ORDINANCE

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

SECTION 1. Chapter 9 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding the language underscored as follows:

9-114-010 Definitions.

The following definitions shall apply for purposes of this chapter:

"Charter party" means a person who prearranges with a charter/sightseeing vehicle for charter trip services.


(omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

9-114-175 Charter parties.

It is unlawful for any person to operate a motor vehicle, or for the registered owner thereof to permit it to be operated, for the transportation of passengers for hire within the city and on which alcoholic beverages will be served by a charter party or consumed by passengers on a charter/sightseeing vehicle unless:

J_. The operator of the vehicle receives proof that the charter party is licensed to sell alcoholic liquor in accordance with Chapter 4-60 of the Municipal Code: and

2. The operator of the vehicle designates an individual who is 25 years or older to be present whenever person under 21 years of age who are not accompanied by a parent or legal guardian are being transported.
Such designee shall make reasonable efforts to ensure compliance with all laws prohibiting the consumption of alcoholic beverages by persons under 21 years of age who are passengers on the vehicle.
The designee shall check the identifications of all passengers to determine who is under 21 years of age. The operator of the vehicle shall not commence transport until the designee has verified with the driver that the designee has checked the identifications of all passengers. If passengers are picked up at more than one location, the driver shall not commence transport from the subsequent location until the designee has verified with the driver that the designee has checked the identifications of all passengers boarding the vehicle at that location.




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