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Record #: SO2020-161   
Type: Ordinance Status: Introduced
Intro date: 1/15/2020 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Title 7 by adding new Chapter 7-60 entitled "Plastic-Free Water Ordinance"
Sponsors: Waguespack, Scott, Sadlowski Garza, Susan, Cardenas, George A., Martin, Matthew J. , Rodriguez, Michael D., Cappleman, James, Hadden, Maria E. , Sigcho-Lopez, Byron, La Spata, Daniel , Nugent, Samantha , Smith, Michele, Rodriguez Sanchez, Rossana , Vasquez, Jr., Andre, Osterman, Harry, Cardona, Jr., Felix , Reboyras, Ariel, Austin, Carrie M., Gardiner, James M. , Hopkins, Brian
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 7 - Health & Safety - Ch. 60 Plastic-Free Water Ordinance
Attachments: 1. O2020-161.pdf, 2. SO2020-161.pdf
CHAPTER 7-60 PLASTIC-FREE WATER ORDINANCE

7-60-010 Definitions.

As used in this chapter:

"Accessory disposable food serviceware" means stirrers, napkins, cup sleeves, tops, lids or closures for cups, spill plugs, forks, knives, spoons, sporks, and condiment cups designed and intended by the manufacturer and generally recognized as for one usage only, then to be discarded. This definition does not include straws.

"Department" refers to the Department of Public Health.

"Disposable food serviceware" means containers, clamshells, bowls, plates, trays, cartons, and cups designed and intended by the manufacturer and generally recognized as for one usage only, then to be discarded.

"Expanded polystyrene" means blown polystyrene and expanded and extruded foams that are thermoplastic petrochemical materials utilizing a styrene monomer and processed by any number of techniques including, but not limited to, fusion of polymer sphere (expandable bead foam), injection molding, foam molding, and extrusion-blown molding (extruded foam polystyrene). This definition does not include rigid polystyrene.

"Food dispensing establishment" has the same definition as ascribed to this temi in Section 4-8-010 of the Municipal Code of Chicago. Food dispensing establishment does not include charitable food dispensing establishments or mobile food vendors, as those terms are defined in Section 4-8-010 of the Municipal Code of Chicago.

"Prepared food" means foods or beverages which are prepared and served by a food dispensing establishment on the licensed premises by cooking, chopping, slicing, mixing, freezing, squeezing, or other processing and which require no further preparation for human consumption. Prepared food does not include raw, uncooked whole fruits or vegetables which are not chopped, squeezed, or mixed, or raw uncooked meat products.

"Third-party food delivery service" means any website, mobile application, or other internet service that offers or arranges for the sale of ...

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