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Record #: O2018-166   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 1/17/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 4-6-230 regarding requirements for booting of motor vehicles
Sponsors: Moreno, Proco Joe
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 6 Regulated Business License
Attachments: 1. O2018-166.pdf
Related files: R2019-362


SECTION 1. Section 4-6-230 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
4-6-230 Booting of motor vehicles.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance) (f) Legal duties. Each licensee engaged in the business of booting shall have
a duty to:

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
(5) station, for the duration of any booting operation at eaeb any location where a licensee conducts booting operations are being conducted, at least one employee or agent to install and remove boots and to receive payments of any fees assessed pursuant to paragraph (10) of this section. Each such employee or agent shall: (i) wear a uniform, which may consist of a coat or vest, that: (a) includes the licensed company's name, (b) includes the employee's or agent's name, as applicable; and (c) clearly identifies such person as an employee or agent of the licensee; (ii) wear, in a conspicuous manner, an identification placard clearly displaying the name of such employee or agent, and displaying the name, address and telephone number of the licensee; and (iii) carry, on his or her person, a copy of the license issued under this section. Prior to leaving the location where booting operations are conducted, the employee or agent stationed at the location shall remove all boots from vehicles at that location;
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
(15) establish and maintain a toll-free 24-hour telephone hotline for answering questions, and for receiving and responding to complaints, from any person ("the caller") in connection with booting operations under this section. The telephone hotline shall be adequately staffed at all times by trained live operators, which may include the licensee, the licensee's agent or an answering service. All incoming calls received using the telephone hotline sha...

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