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Record #: SO2017-1949   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 3/29/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Joint Committee: License and Consumer Protection; Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards
Final action: 5/24/2017
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapters 4-151, 17-3, 17-4, 17-16 and 17-9 regarding shooting range restrictions
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 151 License - Application and Issuance Procedures, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 3 Business & Commercial Districts, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 4 Downtown Districts, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 6 Special Purpose Districts, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 9 Use Regulations
Attachments: 1. SO2017-1949.pdf, 2. O2017-1949.pdf


SECTION 1. Chapter 4-151 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding the language underscored and deleting the language stricken through as follows:

4-151-040 Qualifications for licenses.
No license shall be issued under this chapter if the applicant, the manager, range master, or any employee:
Is under 21 years of age;
Has ever been convicted of a felony;
Has ever been convicted of a misdemeanor involving a firearm, or any other violation of law concerning the manufacture, use, possession or sale of firearms;
Does not possess a valid FOID card; provided that if the applicant is not a natural person, no FOID card shall be required ofthe applicant or a controlling person;
Has within the previous five years submitted false or misleading information in connection with any application for a license relating to the sale or possession of firearms.
It shall also be a prerequisite to the issuance of a license that the manager, range master, and every employee possess a valid FOID card.

4-151-090 Hours of operations.

Shooting range facilities may operate only between the hours of 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. No person shall operate, or permit the operation, of a shooting range facility during any other time.

4-151-100 Standards of operation.

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

(d) No person under the age of 18 shall be permitted in the shooting range facility unless accompanied by and under the direct supervision of a parent, guardian, or an instructor in a firearms safety and training course recognized by a law enforcement agency, a national or international shooting sports organization, a certified firearms instructor approved by the Illinois State Police or Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board, or a certified firearms and hunter safety instructor approved by the Illinois Department of Wildlife. The licensee shall require every shooting range patr...

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