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Record #: O2015-7777   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 10/21/2015 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 4-156-020 by removing amusement tax imposed on horse-drawn carriages
Sponsors: Arena, John, Hairston, Leslie A., Sawyer, Roderick T., Sadlowski Garza, Susan, Foulkes, Toni, Moore, David H., Munoz, Ricardo, Waguespack, Scott, Ramirez-Rosa, Carlos, Maldonado, Roberto
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 156 Amusements
Attachments: 1. O2015-7777.pdf
Related files: R2019-362
Finance Committee October 21, 2015 City Council Meeting



SECTION 1. Section 4-156-020 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the struck-through language and inserting the underscored language as follows:

4-156-020 Tax imposed
Except as otherwise provided by this article, an amusement tax is imposed upon the patrons of every amusement within the city. The rate of the tax shall be equal to nine percent of the admission fees or other charges paid for the privilege to enter, to witness, to view or to participate in such amusement, unless subsection E of this section provides for a lower rate.
The tax imposed by subsection A shall not apply to the following persons or privileges:

(omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

(3) the privilege of hiring a horse drawn carriage licensed under chapter 9 108 of this Code or a pedicab licensed under chapter 9-110 of this code, or

SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be in force and effect upon passage and approval.

Ricardo Munoz Alderman - 22nd Ward

Chris Taliaferro Alderman - 29th Ward
Scott Wagu< Alderman

Carlos Ramirez-Kfcsa Alderman - 35th Ward

Nicholas Sposato Alderman-38th Ward