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Illinois HB4183

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-RECIPROCITY

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that the Department of State Police shall by rule allow for non-resident license applications from any state or territory of the United States that requires firearm training and a background check of an applicant for a license to carry concealed firearms (currently, the other state or territory must have laws related to firearm ownership, possession, and carrying, that are substantially similar to the requirements to obtain a license under the Act). Effective immediately.

Last Action: Filed with the Clerk by Rep. David B. Reis

Last Action Date: December 14, 2017

Illinois HB4184

Title: HUNTING-CARRYING HANDGUNS

Description: Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides that a person with a valid concealed carry license issued under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act, or an off-duty law enforcement official or officer, may carry a handgun on or about his or her person while hunting. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Filed with the Clerk by Rep. David B. Reis

Last Action Date: December 14, 2017

Illinois HB4186

Title: CRIM CD-FIREARMS WAITING

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that the waiting period for withholding delivery of a firearm after application for its purchase has been made does not apply to the transfer of an operable firearm in exchange for another operable firearm. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Filed with the Clerk by Rep. David B. Reis

Last Action Date: December 14, 2017

Illinois HB4185

Title: CORRECTIONAL OFFICER-FIREARMS

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012 and the Unified Code of Corrections. Permits a currently employed or retired State correctional officer to carry his or her own firearm off-duty without being in violation of the unlawful use of weapons statute or aggravated unlawful use of a weapon statute if he or she meets certain training requirements.

Last Action: Filed with the Clerk by Rep. David B. Reis

Last Action Date: December 14, 2017

Massachusetts S2236

Title: Establishing the Massachusetts Code of Military Justice

Description: Establishing the Massachusetts Code of Military Justice

Last Action: Referred to the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security

Last Action Date: December 14, 2017

New Hampshire HB1807

Title: Relative to exploitation of elderly, disabled, or impaired adults and establishing a protective order for vulnerable adults.

Description: Relative to exploitation of elderly, disabled, or impaired adults and establishing a protective order for vulnerable adults.

Last Action: To Be Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs

Last Action Date: December 14, 2017

Virginia HB113

Title: Grand larceny; threshold.

Description: Grand larceny; threshold. Increases from $200 to $1,000 the threshold amount of money taken or value of goods or chattel taken at which the crime rises from petit larceny to grand larceny. The bill increases the threshold by the same amount for the classification of certain property crimes.

Last Action: Committee Referral Pending

Last Action Date: December 14, 2017

Virginia SB102

Title: Grand larceny; threshold.

Description: Grand larceny; threshold. Increases from $200 to $1,500 the threshold amount of money taken or value of goods or chattel taken at which the crime rises from petit larceny to grand larceny.

Last Action: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

Last Action Date: December 12, 2017

Virginia SB105

Title: Grand larceny; threshold.

Description: Grand larceny; threshold. Increases from $200 to $500 the threshold amount of money taken or value of goods or chattel taken at which the crime rises from petit larceny to grand larceny. The bill increases the threshold by the same amount for the classification of certain property crimes.

Last Action: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

Last Action Date: December 12, 2017

Virginia SB109

Title: Dissemination of juvenile record information; emergency medical services agency applicants.

Description: Dissemination of juvenile record information; emergency medical services agency applicants. Provides that juvenile record information maintained in the Central Criminal Records Exchange may be disseminated (i) to the State Health Commissioner or his designee for the purpose of screening any person who applies to be a volunteer with or an employee of an emergency medical services agency and (ii) to the county, city, or town manager or chief law-enforcement officer located in a locality that has adopted an ordinance to conduct investigations of employment applicants for the purpose of screening any person who applies to be a volunteer with or an employee of an emergency medical services agency.

Last Action: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

Last Action Date: December 12, 2017

Virginia SB93

Title: Eligibility for parole; at liberty between offenses.

Description: Eligibility for parole; at liberty between offenses. Provides that a person convicted of three separate felony offenses of murder, rape, or robbery by the presenting of firearms or other deadly weapon, or any combination of such offenses, shall be eligible for parole unless that person was at liberty between the three convictions and used a weapon during the commission of each offense. Under current law, such a person convicted of three separate felony offenses is ineligible for parole regardless of liberty status between offenses and the use of a weapon during the commission of each offense.

Last Action: Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services

Last Action Date: December 11, 2017