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Record #: O2015-8266   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 11/18/2015 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 4-156 regarding regulation of video gaming terminals
Sponsors: Lopez, Raymond A., Moreno, Proco Joe, Solis, Daniel, Reboyras, Ariel, Ramirez-Rosa, Carlos, Sadlowski Garza, Susan, Santiago, Milagros, Villegas, Gilbert, Foulkes, Toni, Napolitano, Anthony V., Hairston, Leslie A., Zalewski, Michael R., Scott, Jr. Michael, Mitchell, Gregory I., Sawyer, Roderick T., Curtis, Derrick G., Moore, David H., Waguespack, Scott, Cardenas, George A., Hopkins, Brian , Brookins, Jr., Howard, Sposato, Nicholas, Mitts, Emma, O'Shea, Matthew J.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 6 Regulated Business License, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 156 Amusements, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 8 - Offenses Affecting Public Peace, Morals & Welfare - Ch. 12 Gambling
Attachments: 1. O2015-8266.pdf
Related files: R2019-362

SECTION 1. Chapter 4-156 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language struck through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows,
4-156-010 Definitions.
For purposes of this chapter:
"Amusement" means: (1) any exhibition, performance, presentation or show for entertainment purposes, including, but not limited to, any theatrical, dramatic, musical or spectacular performance, promotional show, motion picture show, flower, poultry or animal show, animal act, circus, rodeo, athletic contest, sport, game or similar exhibition such as boxing, wrestling, skating, dancing, swimming, racing, or riding on animals or vehicles, baseball, basketball, softball, football, tennis, golf, hockey, track and field games, bowling or billiard or pool games; (2) any entertainment or recreational activity offered for public participation or on a membership or other basis including, but not limited to, carnivals, amusement park rides and games, bowling, billiards and pool games, dancing, tennis, racquetball, swimming, weightlifting, bodybuilding or similar activities; or (3) any paid television programming, whether transmitted by wire, cable, fiber optics, laser, microwave, radio, satellite or similar means.
"Arcade" means a place of amusement that includes four or more automatic amusement devices; provided, however, that when calculating the number of automatic amusement devices, jukeboxes and video gaming terminals shall not be counted.
4-156-150 Definitions.
As used in this chapter:
"Automatic amusement device" means any machine, which, upon the insertion of a coin, slug, token, card or similar object, or upon any other payment method, may be operated by the public generally for use as a game, entertainment or amusement, whether or not registering a score, and includes but is not limited to such devices as jukeboxes, video gaming terminals. marble machines, pinball machines, mov...

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