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Record #: SO2016-9123   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 12/14/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 12/14/2016
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapters 3-42 and 4-64 regarding retail tobacco dealers
Sponsors: Burke, Edward M., Thompson, Patrick D., O'Connor, Patrick, Sawyer, Roderick T., Hairston, Leslie A.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 3 - Revenue & Finance - Ch. 42 Cigarette Tax, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 64 Tobacco Dealers
Attachments: 1. SO2016-9123.pdf
SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE AS AMENDED


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

SECTION 1. Chapter 4-64 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding a new Section 4-64-175 underscored as follows:


4-64-175. Restrictions on hiring of persons under 21 years of age.

(a) The holder of a valid retail tobacco dealer license may engage, employ or permit a person
under 21 years of age to work on the licensed premises, if the person under 21 years of age has
no duties relating to the sale, dispensing, service or delivery of tobacco products on the premises.
A licensee who engages, employs or permits a person under 21 years of age to work pursuant to subsection (a) of this section shall not assign or permit that person to perform any duties or acts relating to the sale, dispensing, service or delivery of tobacco products on the premises.
A licensee who engages, employs or permits a person under 21 years of age to work as allowed in subsection (a) of this Section 4-64-175 shall be responsible for compliance with the Illinois Child Labor Law in connection with the employment of any person under the age of 16 years. The licensee shall be responsible for assuring that the person so engaged, employed or permitted to work does not consume, obtain or possess tobacco products on the licensed premises.


SECTION 2. Chapter 3-42 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding the language underscored and by deleting the language stricken through as follows:

3-42-020 Tax imposed.

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

(e) It shall be unlawful for any retail tobacco dealer or wholesale tobacco dealer to engage in an act of concealment. Any retail tobacco dealer or wholesale tobacco dealer that violates this subsection shall be subject to a fine of $2,000.00 for the first offense, and a fine of $4,000.00 to $10,000.00 for the second and each subsequent offense. Each day that the violation occurs shall be considered as a sepa...

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