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Record #: SO2016-708   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 2/10/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Transportation and Public Way
Final action: 3/16/2016
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 9-112-600 concerning convenience fee on non-cash payments for taxi service
Sponsors: Beale, Anthony
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 112 Public Passenger Vehicles
Attachments: 1. SO2016-708.pdf, 2. O2016-708 (V1).pdf
SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION 1. Section 9-112-600 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the language underscored, as follows:


9-112-600 Taxicab rates of fare - Revision.

(Omitted text is not affected by this ordinance)
(b) It is unlawful for any person to demand or collect any fare for taxicab service which is more than the rates established by the ordinance, or for any passenger to refuse payment of the fare so registered.
(b-1) Nothing provided in this section shall prohibit a chauffeur from charging a customer a convenience fee on non-cash payments for taxi service not to exceed 50 cents per transaction, subject to applicable laws and applicable contractual provisions addressing such transactions. The convenience fee shall be used only to cover any portion of the processing fee and related costs that a licensee incurs to accept non-cash payments for taxi service through credit card processing equipment approved by the department.
(Omitted text is not affected by this ordinance)
SECTION 2. This ordinance shall take effect upon passage and approval.

/ Anthony Beale Alderman, 9th Ward

ANTHONY A. BEALE
Alderman, 9th Ward 34 East 11 2th Place Chicago. Illinois 60628 Telephone (773) 785-1100 Fax: (773) 785-2790 e-mail: ward09@cityofchicago.org
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March 16, 2016



To the President and Members of the City Council:



Your Committee on Transportation and Public Way begs leave to report and recommend that Your Honorable Body pass the proposed order transmitted herewith for Taxicab rat...

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