The Council’s Public Safety Committee delayed a vote on a plan to address on carjackings at dealerships and car rental lots in Chicago, because businesses that operate around the airports want a carveout.

The ordinance would require all dealerships, showrooms and rental lots to store car keys and dealer plates in lockboxes to deter theft. One of the co-sponsors, Ald. Harry Osterman (48), said his local Police Commander for the 20th District, Sean Loughran, first brought the issue to his attention.

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