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Record #: O2019-315   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 1/23/2019 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Transportation and Public Way
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 9-112-430 regarding taxicab industry license transfers in event of death
Sponsors: Hopkins, Brian
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 112 Public Passenger Vehicles
Attachments: 1. O2019-315.pdf
Related files: R2019-362

January 23, 2019 Chicago City Council Referred to Committee on Transportation













SECTION 1. Section 9-112-430 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is amended by inserting the language underscored as follows:




9-112-430 License and other taxicab industry license transfers.


(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)


(d) Subject to the limitations set forth above, all taxicab industry licenses issued pursuant to this chapter shall be freely transferable to any person qualified under the provisions of this chapter to be a license holder. Every transfer must be approved by the department. In so approving, the commissioner, or her designee, shall review and investigate whether the transferor and transferee are eligible to sell, apply, renew, or hold the license being transferred. The commissioner shall determine eligibility by applying the standards and requirements for obtaining, renewing, or holding a license under this chapter or applicable promulgated rules. In the event of the death of a license holder, the executor can demonstrate evidence of his authority to transfer a license by providing Letters of Office or a Small Estate Affidavit.





SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be effective upon passage and publication.

BRIAN HOPKINS Alderman, 2nd Ward