Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Public Notices

Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Public Notices

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(50923) (Published in The Journal Record June 21st, 1989.)

ORDINANCE NO. 19,226

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 7 OF THE OKLAHOMA CITY MUNICIPAL CODE, 1980, BY AMENDING ARTICLE VII, DIVISIONS 1 AND 2, SECTIONS 7-145, 7-160 AND 7-162, PERTAINING TO COIN-OPERATED DEVICES, DEFINING TERMS; PROVIDING FOR COLLECTION OF FEE IN LIEU OF SALES TAX; AMENDING ARTICLE VII, DIVISION 2 BY THE ENACTMENT OF A NEW SECTION 7-166, PROVIDING FOR PENALTY AND ISSUANCE OF CITATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.

Emergency Ordinance BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OKLAHOMA CITY:

SECTION 1. That Sections 7-145, 7-160, and 7-162, Divisions 1 and 2, Article VII, Chapter 7 of the Oklahoma City Municipal Code, 1980, are hereby amended to read as follows:

Sec.7-145.Definitions. The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this article, shall have the meanings described to them in this section except when the context clearly indicates a difference meaning: (1)``Music device`` shall mean any and all mechanical devices which render, cause to sound, or release music where the same may be heard by one or more public patrons, and each separate loudspeaker, phonograph, juke box, or outlet from which such music emits shall each be construed to be a separate ``music device`` as herein defined: except in the case where the music emits from more than one speaker transmitting from the same music-producing mechanism, in which case the several outlets or speakers in each place of business shall be collectively considered one such music device;

(2)``Coin-operated music device`` shall mean any such music device which is operated, motivated, released, or played by or upon the payment or insertion of a coin, token or similar object, whether there is one or more boxes or devices in the premises for the reception of such coin, tokens or similar objects; coin-

operated radio or television receiving sets in hotels, motels, or tourist cabins for the use and benefit of the guests and visitors of such hotels, motels, or tourist rooms or cabins shall be included in such definition; (3)``Coin-operated amusement device`` shall mean any and all nongambling mechanical or electronic machines which, upon the payment or insertion of a coin, token, or similar object, provide music, amusement or entertainment, including, but not limited to, such games as pool, phonographs, video television, shooting galleries, pinball, foosball, bowling, shuffle board, or any other amusement device with or without a replay feature which can be legally shipped interstate according to federal law; (4)``Coin-operated vending device`` shall mean any and all machines or devices which, upon the payment or insertion of a coin, token or similar object, dispenses tangible personal property, including but not limited to cigarettes, candies, gum, cold drinks, hot drinks, sandwiches, and chips. It shall not mean vending machines or devices used exclusively for the purpose of selling services, such as telephone booths, parking meters, gas and electric meters or other distribution of needful services; (5)``Coin-operated bulk vending device`` shall mean a machine or device which, upon the payment or insertion of a coin, token or similar object dispenses to the purchaser ballpoint pens, combs, cigarette lighters, prophylactics, filled capsules, peanuts, gum balls, mints, perfume or novelties; and (6)``Coin-operated devices`` shall mean coin-operated music devices, coin-operated amusement devices, coin-operated vending devices and coin-operated bulk vending devices. …

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