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File #: ORD28624    Version: 1 Name: ORD - Amending TMC Subtitle 6A - Firearms and Ammunition Tax
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed as amended
File created: 10/16/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/12/2019 Final action: 11/12/2019
Title: An ordinance amending Subtitle 6A of the Municipal Code, relating to Tax Code, by adding a new Chapter 6A.120, entitled "Firearms and Ammunition Tax", to impose a tax on firearms and ammunition to consist of $25.00 per firearm sold at retail, $0.02 per round of ammunition .22 caliber or less, and $0.05 per round of other ammunition sold at retail to raise revenue for funding programs that promote public safety, prevent gun violence, and help offset the impacts and costs of gun violence in the City. [Danielle Larson, Tax and License Manager; Andy Cherullo, Director, Finance]
Sponsors: Victoria Woodards, Ryan Mello, Catherine Ushka
Attachments: 1. Ordinance No. 28624, 2. City Council Action Memorandum, 3. City Council Consideration Request, 4. Substitute Ordinance No. 28624, 5. Proposed Amendment No. 1, 6. Proposed Amendment No. 2, 7. Proposed Amendment No. 3

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An ordinance amending Subtitle 6A of the Municipal Code, relating to Tax Code, by adding a new Chapter 6A.120, entitled “Firearms and Ammunition Tax”, to impose a tax on firearms and ammunition to consist of $25.00 per firearm sold at retail, $0.02 per round of ammunition .22 caliber or less, and $0.05 per round of other ammunition sold at retail to raise revenue for funding programs that promote public safety, prevent gun violence, and help offset the impacts and costs of gun violence in the City.

[Danielle Larson, Tax and License Manager; Andy Cherullo, Director, Finance]