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Record #: O2011-1433   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 3/9/2011 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Joint Committee: License and Consumer Protection; Police and Fire
Final action: 5/18/2011
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 4-144 by modification of Gunsmiths and Chicago Firearms Permits
Sponsors: Mell, Richard F.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 5 License Fees for Title 4 Licenses, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 144 Weapons, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 8 - Offenses Affecting Public Peace, Morals & Welfare - Ch. 20 Weapons, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 6 Special Purpose Districts
Attachments: 1. O2011-1433.pdf
Related files: R2011-691
ORDINANCE
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION 1. Section 4-5-010 of the Municipal Code of the City of Chicago is hereby , amended by adding the language underscored and by deleting the language struck through, as follows:
(omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
(81) Weapons dealer (4-144) $1,100.00
(82) rReserved.l Gunsmith (4-144) $ 1,500.00
(omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
SECTION 2. Article II of Chapter 4-144 of the Municipal Code of the City of Chicago is hereby amended by adding new sections 4-144-095, 4-144-110, 4-144-120, 4-144-125, 4-144-127, and 4-144-135, by inserting the language underscored, and by deleting the language struck through, as follows:
ARTICLE II. GUNSMITHS 4-144-095 Definitions.
For purposes of this Article II only, the following definitions apply:
"Anodize" means to coat electrolytically with a protective or decorative oxide.
"Chicago Firearm Permit" or "CFP" means the permit issued by the citv pursuant to chapter 8-20, which allows a person to possess a firearm.
"Firearm" has the same meaning ascribed to that term in section 8-20-010.
4-144-100 License - Required.
It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in the business of repairing or anodizing any pistol, revolver, derringer or other firearm which can be concealed on the person without securing a gunsmith license weapons dealer license so to do.
No gunsmith license shall be issued unless the owner, manager and all employees of the licensee located at the licensed location possess a CFP.
4-144-110 Gunsmith license - Application.
An application for a gunsmith license shall be made in conformity with the general requirements of this Code relating to applications for licenses. The commissioner of business affairs and consumer protection shall approve said application before a license shall be issued.
4-144-120 License denial or revocation.
A license or a renewal of a license under this article II shall be denied or revoked for any of ...

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