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Proposed Illinois Gun Law SB0607

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview


Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides an exemption from the prohibition on sale, manufacture, purchase, possession, or carrying of a switchblade knife to a person who possesses a currently valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued in his or her name by the Department of State Police or to a person or an entity engaged in the business of selling or manufacturing switchblade knives. Effective immediately.

Session: 100th General Assembly

Last Action: Sent to the Governor

Last Action Date: June 16, 2017


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4 sponsors: Tim Bivins (R); Neil Anderson (R); Dan McConchie (R); Brian Stewart (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 7% (4 of 59)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Jun 16, 2017 Sent to the Governor
House May 18, 2017 Motion Prevailed
Senate May 18, 2017 Passed Both Houses
House May 18, 2017 Motion - Move to Previous Question Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
House May 18, 2017 Third Reading - Short Debate - Passed 061-045-002
Senate May 15, 2017 Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
House May 11, 2017 Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
House May 11, 2017 Second Reading - Short Debate
House May 10, 2017 Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
House May 9, 2017 Do Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 013-000-000
House May 3, 2017 Assigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
House Apr 5, 2017 First Reading
Senate Apr 5, 2017 Third Reading - Passed; 052-000-000
House Apr 5, 2017 Arrived in House
House Apr 5, 2017 Chief House Sponsor Rep. Brian W. Stewart
House Apr 5, 2017 Referred to Rules Committee
Senate Mar 14, 2017 Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 15, 2017
Senate Mar 14, 2017 Second Reading
Senate Mar 1, 2017 Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 2, 2017
Senate Mar 1, 2017 Do Pass Criminal Law; 011-000-000
Senate Feb 8, 2017 Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
Senate Feb 1, 2017 Assigned to Criminal Law
Senate Jan 24, 2017 First Reading
Senate Jan 24, 2017 Referred to Assignments
Senate Jan 24, 2017 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Tim Bivins
Type Date State Link Text
Enrolled May 18, 2017 state link bill text
Engrossed Apr 5, 2017 state link bill text
Introduced Jan 24, 2017 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time

Third Reading in Senate

Third Reading in House


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