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Record #: O2015-8740   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 12/9/2015 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Health and Environmental Protection
Final action: 5/18/2016
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Sections 4-6-060 and 8-16-024 regarding tattooing, body piercing and tanning facilities
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 6 Regulated Business License, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 8 - Offenses Affecting Public Peace, Morals & Welfare - Ch. 16 Offenses By or Against Minors
Attachments: 1. O2015-8740.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
December 9,2015










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


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Commissioner of Public Health, I transmit herewith an ordinance amending Chapter 4-6 of the Municipal Code regarding body piercing.

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 4-6-060 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language struck through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows,
4-6-060 Tattooing, body piercing and tanning facilities.
(Omitted text is not affected by this ordinance)
Prohibited acts. It shall be unlawful for any licensee engaged in the business of tattooing, body piercing or tanning facility to:
(1) tattoo or to offer to tattoo any person under the age of 24 1_8;
pierce any area of the body of a person under 18 years of age without written consent, or, in case of any piercing of the oral cavity, without written consent in a form prescribed by the commissioner of heath that complies with 720 ILCS 5/12C-40(a) and 77 Illinois Administrative Code 797.400(1), of a parent or legal guardian of that person;
allow any person under 18 years of age to tan themselves in a tanning facility without the written consent of such person's parent or legal guardian; facility, regardless of whether the person has the permission of a parent or guardian.
Penalty. £1) Any person who violates any requirement of subsection (c)(1)T (c)(2), (c)(3) or (c)(4) of this section or any rule or regulation promulgated thereunder shall be subject to a fine of not less than $500.00 nor more than $1,000.00 for each offense. Each day that a violation continues shall constitute a separate and distinct offense.

Any person who violates subsection (c)(2), (c)(3) or (c)(4) of this section or any rule promulgated thereunder shall be subject to a fine of $250.00 for each serious offense; and a fine of $500.00 for each critical offense. Each day that a violation continues shall constitute a separate and distinct offense. The board of health shall promulgate rules classifying violations of subsections (c)(2), (c)(3) and (c)(4) of this section as serious or critical.
Except as otherwise provided in subsections (e)(1) and (e)(2), any Any person who violates any other requirement of this section or any rule or regulation promulgated thereunder shall be subject to a fine of not less than $2,000.00 nor more than $10,000.00 for each offense. Each day that a violation continues shall constitute a separate and distinct offense.
(Omitted text is not affected by this ordinance)


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SECTION 2. Section 8-16-024 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language struck through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows,
8-16-024 Tanning facilities.
(d) Fines. Except as otherwise provided in Section 4-6-060, any Any person who violates any provision of this section shall be fined not less than $100 and not more than $250 for each offense. Each instance of violation of this section shall be deemed a separate offense.



SECTION 3. This ordinance shall take effect 10 days after passage and publication.







































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