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Record #: O2018-7017   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 9/20/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 3-33 to establish Clean Drinking Water Transfer Tax
Sponsors: Villegas, Gilbert, Waguespack, Scott
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 3 - Revenue & Finance - Ch. 33 Chicago Real Property Transfer Tax
Attachments: 1. O2018-7017.pdf
Related files: R2019-362
September 20 , 2018 Chicago City Council Referred to Committee on Finance

Ordinance Clean Drinking Water Transfer Tax

WHEREAS, the City's infrastructure associated with drinking water available to the City's residents, businesses, and visitors requires immediate attention relative to the existence or possible existence of lead and other potentially harmful materials; and
WHEREAS, the existence or possible existence of lead and other potentially harmful materials in drinking water has a greater adverse effect on children and minors; and
WHEREAS, is in the interests ofthe City and its residents, businesses, and visitors that the City take immediate action relative to lead and other potentially harmful materials associated with the City's drinking water infrastructure, particularly with respect to children; and
WHEREAS, under the Illinois Constitution, the City, as a home-rule unit of government, may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs including, but not limited to, the power to regulate for the protection of the public health, safety, morals and welfare; to license; to tax; and to incur debt; and
WHEREAS, improving the condition of the City's drinking water infrastructure pertains to the City's government and affairs; now therefore
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION 1. Chapter 3-33 of the Municipal Code is hereby amended by deleting the stricken text and adding the underscored text as follows:
CHICAGO REAL PROPERTY TRANSFER TAXES
3-33-010 Title.
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Chicago Real Property Transfer Tax Ordinance". The taxes imposed by this chapter shall be known as the "Chicago Real Property Transfer Taxes", and are is imposed in addition to all other taxes imposed by the City of Chicago, the State of Illinois or any other municipal corporation or political subdivision ofthe State of Illinois.

3-33-020 Definitions.
When any of the following words or terms ...

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