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Record #: SO2019-4125   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 6/12/2019 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action: 4/24/2020
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code by repealing various sections within Titles 7 and 9 and modifying various sections in Titles 2, 3, 4 and 7 regarding regulation and operation of horse-drawn carriages
Sponsors: Hopkins, Brian , Reilly, Brendan, Lopez, Raymond A., Vasquez, Jr., Andre, Cappleman, James, Sadlowski Garza, Susan, Rodriguez, Michael D., Villegas, Gilbert, Cardona, Jr., Felix , Sposato, Nicholas, Tunney, Thomas, Silverstein, Debra L., La Spata, Daniel , Taylor, Jeanette B. , Waguespack, Scott, Rodriguez Sanchez, Rossana , Gardiner, James M. , Osterman, Harry, Hairston, Leslie A., Smith, Michele, Napolitano, Anthony V., Sawyer, Roderick T., Martin, Matthew J. , Maldonado, Roberto, Sigcho-Lopez, Byron, Cardenas, George A.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 14 Dept. of Administrative Hearings, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 3 - Revenue & Finance - Ch. 46 Chicago Ground Transportation Tax, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 156 Amusements, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 7 - Health & Safety - Ch. 12 Animal Care & Control, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 48 Types of Vehicles-Regulations, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 80 Miscellaneous Rules, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 108 Horse-Drawn Carriages
Attachments: 1. SO2019-4125.pdf, 2. O2019-4125.pdf, 3. O2019-4125 (V8).pdf, 4. O2019-4125 (V7).pdf, 5. O2019-4125 (V6).pdf, 6. O2019-4125 (V5).pdf, 7. O2019-4125 (V4).pdf, 8. O2019-4125 (V3).pdf, 9. O2019-4125 (V2).pdf, 10. O2019-4125 (V1).pdf
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oijBE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
Q= ;^j|ECTION 1. Sections 7-12-220, 7-12-230, 7-12-240, 7-12-250, 7-12-260, 7-12-270, 7-ad2-3^P£^-48-020, 9-48-030, 9-48-040, and 9-92-040, and Chapter 9-108 of the Municipal Code
«^of ORteago are hereby repealed in their entirety.
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SECTION 2. Upon the effective date of this ordinance, the Commissioner of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection shall not issue any new or renewal horse-drawn carriage licenses; provided, however that any such license in eff eet as of the eff ective date of this ordinance shall remain in effect until January 1, 2021.

SECTION 3. Upon the effective date of this ordinance, the Executive Director of Animal Care and Control shall not issue any new horse license fora horse intended to be used forthe purpose of drawing a carriage; provided, however, that any such license in effect as of the effective date of this ordinance shall remain in effect until January 1, 2021.

SECTION 4. Sections 7-12-220, 7-12-230, 7-12-240, 7-12-250, 7-12-260, 7-12-270, 7-12-320, 9-48-020, 9-48-030, 9-48-040, and 9-92-040, and Chapter 9-108 and all other Code provisions applicable to horse-drawn carriages shall continue to apply in full force and effect to horse-drawn carriage licenses and operations in existence on the effective date of this ordinance, until all such licenses terminate, through expiration, rescission or revocation. All administrative and enforcement proceedings that are ongoing pursuant to Chapters 7-12 and 9-108, and other applicable Code provisions on the effective date of this ordinance will continue until such proceedings are concluded.


SECTION 5. Chapter 9-80 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting a new section 9-80-260, as follows:

9-80-260 Horse-drawn carriages - prohibited.
For purposes ofthis chapter, the following definitions shall apply:

"Horse-Drawn Carriage" means any device in, upon or by which any person is or may be transported upon a public way that is drawn by a Horse.
"Horse" means an animal of the genus equus.
No person shall operate or allow to be operated a Horse-Drawn Carriage for the transportation of passengers for hire within the city, except pursuant to a permit issued under Sections 10-8-330, 10-8-332, or 10-8-337 ofthis Code.

SECTION 6. Section 2-14-130 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language struck-through and inserting the language underscored, as follows:
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Other provisions not limiting.
(Omitted text unaffected by this ordinance)
(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of the Municipal Code, any enforcement action which may be exercised by another department or agency of the city may also be exercised by the department of administrative hearings; provided, however, that the department shall not have authority to revoke or suspend any city license except those issued pursuant to Chapters 9-104, 8-408; 9-112, 9-114, and 9-115 ofthis Code.
(Omitted text unaffected by this ordinance)

SECTION 7. Section 3-46-020 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language struck-through, as follows:
3-46-020 Definitions.
When any of the following words or terms are used in this chapter, they shall have the meaning set forth below:

(Omitted text unaffected by this ordinance)
D. "Ground transportation vehicle" means any for-hire vehicle used to provide transportation fora charge or other consideration to passengers, regardless of whether the consideration is paid by the passengers or by any other person. This term includes, but is not limited to, water taxis, as defined in Section 4-250-010 of this Code, horse-drawn carriages, pedicabs and taxicabs and all automobiles, limousines, buses and other vehicles used to provide transportation to passengers fora charge, whether or not licensed by the city or registered or titled with the State of Illinois. For purposes of this chapter, the phrase "for-hire vehicle used to provide transportation fora charge or other consideration" shall include a transportation network vehicle, and the term "charge or other consideration" shall include a suggested donation transferred in connection with the receipt of transportation network services.


SECTION 8. Section 4-156-020 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language struck-through, as follows:
4-156-020 Tax imposed.

(Omitted text unaffected by this ordinance)

B. The tax imposed by subsection A shall not apply to the following persons or privileges:

(1) patrons of automatic amusement machines as defined in Article II of this
chapter, or


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(2) the privilege of witnessing or participating in any stock show or business show that is not open to the general public, or
(3) the privilege of hiring o horse drawn carriage licensed under choptor 9 108 ofthis Code or a pedicab licensed under chapter 9-110 ofthis code, or
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

SECTION 9. Section 7-12-210 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language struck-through, as follows.
7-12-210 Equine animal - License required - Fee - Display - Exemptions.
Each owner of a horse shall pay a license fee for the privilege of keeping, stabling, or otherwise maintaining the horse within the city; provided however, that any horse that is intended to bo usod forthe purpose of drawing a carriage licensed under Chapter 9 108 of the municipal oodo shall bo licensed undor Sootion 7 12 220.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

SECTION 10. This ordinance shall take effect upon its passage and publication.

Brian Hopkins Alderman, 2nd Ward























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