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158 total bills, 29 anti-gun bills,
62 pro-gun bills for this session
Proposed Illinois Gun Laws

2013-2014 Session2015-2016 Session2017-2018 Session

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note: Legislation carries over from odd-numbered to even-numbered years. All bills are referred to either the House Rules Committee or the Senate Assignments Committee.

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HB0244

Title: PENALTIES-SCHOOL DEFINITION

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012, the Cannabis Control Act, the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act. and the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the enhanced penalty for committing an offense in a school or on school property only applies to an offense committed in or on the grounds of an active and operational school when school is in session, children are present, or when school related activity occurs. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Third Reading - Short Debate - Lost 044-068-001

Last Action Date: April 5, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

HB0258

Title: CRIM CD-PHONE REPLICA FIREARM

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that it is a petty offense for which a fine of not less than $250 and not more than $750 for a first offense, $500 to $1,000 for a second offense, and $1,000 to $2,500 for a third or subsequent offense shall be imposed, for a person to purchase, possess, conceal, use, sell, give away, or otherwise transfer, or to engage in the business of selling or to exhibit for sale, a replica firearm in the State. Defines "replica firearm" as any mobile phone case made of plastic, wood, metal, or any other material, that a person could reasonably perceive as an actual firearm but that is incapable of being fired or discharged. Provides exceptions. Provides that each purchase, use, sale, gift, or transfer of any replica firearm in violation of this provision shall be deemed a separate and distinct offense, and each day a person unlawfully engages in the business of selling or exhibits for sale any replica firearm in violation of this provision is a separate and distinct offense. Effective June 1, 2017.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

HB0271

Title: CRIM CD-HANDGUN AMMO-SERIALIZE

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that beginning January 1, 2019, all handgun ammunition that is manufactured, imported into the State for sale or personal use, kept for sale, offered or exposed for sale, sold, given, lent, or possessed shall be serialized. Provides that beginning January 1, 2019, any person who manufactures, causes to be manufactured, imports into the State for sale or personal use, keeps for sale, offers or exposes for sale, or who gives or lends any handgun ammunition that is not serialized is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor. Provides that beginning January 1, 2019, any person who possesses in any public place any handgun ammunition that is not serialized is guilty of a Class C misdemeanor. Provides exceptions. Provides that beginning January 1, 2019, the Department of State Police shall maintain a centralized registry of all reports of handgun ammunition transactions reported to the Department in a manner prescribed by the Department. Provides that information in the registry, upon proper application for that information, shall be furnished to peace officers and authorized employees of the Department of State Police or to the person listed in the registry as the owner of the particular handgun ammunition. Provides that the Department of State Police shall adopt rules relating to the assessment and collection of end-user fees in an amount not to exceed $0.005 per round of handgun ammunition or per bullet, in which the accumulated fee amount may not exceed the cost to pay for the infrastructure, implementation, operational, enforcement, and future development costs of these provisions. Effective January 1, 2019, except some provisions effective immediately.

Last Action: Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman

Last Action Date: April 3, 2017

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HB0307

Title: CORRECTIONS OFF-CARRY FIREARM

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Exempts from a violation of the unlawful use of weapons and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon statutes concerning the carrying of firearms, the carrying or possessing of firearms by wardens, superintendents and keepers of prisons, penitentiaries, jails and other institutions for the detention of persons accused or convicted of an offense, whether or not the firearms are carried while in the performance of their official duty or whether or not they are commuting between their homes and places of employment (currently, if the corrections officer is not a holder of a concealed carry license, he or she may carry a firearm outside his or her land or outside his or her own abode, legal dwelling, or fixed place of business, or outside the land or outside the legal dwelling of another person as an invitee with that person's permission, only while in the performance of his or her official duty, or while commuting between his or her home and place of employment).

Last Action: To Firearms and Firearm Safety Subcommittee

Last Action Date: February 16, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB0308

Title: CRIM CD-FIREARM TRANSPORT

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person who has been issued a currently valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card may transport in a vehicle an accessible rifle, shotgun, or other long gun without the weapon being broken down in a non-functioning state or without the weapon being enclosed in a case, firearm carrying box, shipping box, or other container if the firearm is unloaded.

Last Action: To Firearms and Firearm Safety Subcommittee

Last Action Date: February 16, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

HB0329

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-PROHIBIT PLACE

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that a licensee under the Act shall not knowingly carry a firearm into any building, real property, or parking area under the control of (1) a licensed establishment as defined and licensed under the Video Gaming Act, or (2) a licensed fraternal establishment or licensed veterans establishment as defined and licensed under the Video Gaming Act, where alcoholic liquor is drawn, poured, mixed, or otherwise served for consumption on the premises. Provides that a licensee under the Act shall not knowingly carry a firearm into any building under the control of a licensed fraternal establishment, licensed veterans establishment, or licensed truck stop establishment, as defined and licensed under the Video Gaming Act, and alcoholic liquor is not drawn, poured, mixed, or otherwise served for consumption on the premises. Provides that any person (rather than the owner) lawfully in possession and control of private real property of any type may prohibit the carrying of concealed firearms on the property (deletes under his or her control). Provides that if the property is a private residence no sign need be posted and it shall be presumed that the carrying of concealed firearms is prohibited in the residence and a violation of the Act. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB0365

Title: FIREARMS-MILITARY NON-RESIDENT

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides an exemption for the offense of unlawful use of weapons for carrying or possessing a concealed firearm upon any public street, alley, or other public lands, or for the offense of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon by a non-resident active duty member of the United States Armed Forces if certain requirements are met. The non-resident active duty member of the United States Armed Forces must be eligible to possess and carry a firearm in public under the laws of his or her state or territory of residence; possess a valid equivalent of an Illinois Firearm Owner's Identification Card issued by his or her state or territory of residence if required by his state or territory of residence; possess valid military identification; and comply with various provisions of the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Makes conforming changes in the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB0377

Title: CON CARRY-BUSINESS LICENSE

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that a municipality, including a home rule unit, may not revoke, suspend, or refuse to renew a business license or otherwise interfere with a business license issued by the municipality to a business owner, including the holder of a retail liquor license issued under the Liquor Control Act of 1934, because the business owner lawfully permits a concealed carry licensee to carry firearms into his or her business establishment. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

HB0385

Title: GAMING-CASINO AUTHORIZATION

Description: Amends the Riverboat Gambling Act. Changes the short title to the Riverboat and Casino Gambling Act and changes corresponding references to the Act throughout the statutes. Authorizes license owners to conduct gambling operations on a riverboat or in a land-based casino.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB0405

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: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB0406

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: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB0408

Title: CRIM CD-UNLAW FIREARMS-700 DEG

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits the offense of unlawful sale or delivery of firearms when he or she knowingly while holding any license as a dealer, importer, manufacturer, or pawnbroker under the federal Gun Control Act of 1968, manufactures, sells, or delivers to any unlicensed person a handgun having a barrel, slide, frame, or receiver which is a die casting of zinc alloy or any other nonhomogeneous metal which will melt or deform at a temperature of less than 700 (rather than 800) degrees Fahrenheit.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB0409

Title: CORRECTIONAL OFFICER-FIREARMS

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012 and the Unified Code of Corrections. Permits currently employed and retired State correctional officers to carry their own firearms off duty without being in violation of the unlawful use of weapons and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon statutes if they meet certain training requirements.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB0410

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: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB0413

Title: 2ND AMENDMENT PRESERVATION

Description: Creates the 2nd Amendment Preservation Act. Provides that other than in compliance with an order of a court, notwithstanding any law, regulation, rule, or order to the contrary, no agency of this State, political subdivision of this State, or employee of an agency or political subdivision of the State acting in his or her official capacity shall: (1) knowingly and willingly participate in any way in the enforcement of any federal Act, law, order, rule, or regulation issued, enacted, or promulgated on or after the effective date of the Act regarding a personal firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition; or (2) utilize any assets, State funds, or funds allocated by the State to local entities on or after the effective date of the Act, in whole or in part, to engage in any activity that aids a federal agency, federal agent, or corporation providing services to the federal government in the enforcement or any investigation under the enforcement of any federal Act, law, order, rule, or regulation issued, enacted, or promulgated on or after the effective date of the Act regarding a personal firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition. Provides that an agent or employee of the State or of any political subdivision of the State who knowingly violates the Act shall for a first violation be liable for a civil penalty not to exceed $3,000, which shall be paid into the State's General Revenue Fund. Provides that a second or subsequent violation is a Class C misdemeanor. Contains a severability provision. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB0492

Title: FIREARM OWNERS ID ACT-REPEAL

Description: Repeals the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Amends various Acts to make conforming changes. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

HB0504

Title: FOID CARD-TERRORIST WATCHLIST

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the Department of State Police has authority to deny an application for or to revoke and seize a Firearm Owner's Identification Card (FOID card) previously issued under the Act if the Department finds that the applicant or the person to whom the card was issued is or was at the time of issuance a person named on the consolidated Terrorist Watchlist maintained by the Terrorist Screening Center administered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB0510

Title: CONFIS OF WEAP-LAW ENFORCEMENT

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that after the disposition of a criminal case or in any criminal case where a final judgment in the case was not entered due to the death of the defendant, and when a confiscated weapon is no longer needed for evidentiary purposes, and when in due course no legitimate claim has been made for the weapon, a weapon transferred to a law enforcement agency may be sold by the law enforcement agency at public auction under the Law Enforcement Disposition of Property Act. Amends the Domestic Violence: Order of Protection Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 and the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986. Provides that upon expiration of the period of safekeeping of a firearm of a respondent against whom an order of protection was issued, if the firearms or Firearm Owner's Identification Card cannot be returned to respondent because the respondent cannot be located, fails to respond to requests to retrieve the firearms, or is not lawfully eligible to possess a firearm, upon petition from the local law enforcement agency, the court may order the local law enforcement agency to sell the firearm at public auction under the provisions of the Law Enforcement Disposition of Property Act. Amends the Law Enforcement Disposition of Property Act. Provides that weapons that have been confiscated as a result of having been abandoned or illegally possessed may be sold at public auction under the Act.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB0521

Title: LOST&STOLEN FIREARMS-PENALTY

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that the provision of the Code that makes it an offense for a person who possesses or acquires a firearm and thereafter loses the firearm, or if the firearm is stolen from the person, to fail to report the loss or theft to the local law enforcement agency within 72 hours after obtaining knowledge of the loss or theft is a Class 4 felony for a third offense (rather than a Class A misdemeanor) and a Class 3 felony for a fourth or subsequent offense. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB0540

Title: ORDERS OF PROTECTION-FIREARMS

Description: Amends the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986. Provides that the court shall not issue a warrant for the seizure of any firearm in the possession of a respondent upon an emergency order of protection unless specified procedural requirements are met.

Last Action: Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick

Last Action Date: March 22, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB0666

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-CK CTY FOREST

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Eliminates provision that a licensee under the Act shall not knowingly carry a firearm on any real property under the control of the Cook County Forest Preserve District. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB0674

Title: FIREARM OWNERS ID ACT-REPEAL

Description: Repeals the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Amends various Acts to make conforming changes. Effective January 1, 2018.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB0689

Title: CRIMINAL FORFEITURE PROCEDURES

Description: Creates the Seizure and Forfeiture Reporting Act. Provides that the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority shall establish and maintain on its official website a searchable public database that includes specified information about property seized and forfeited under State law and under any agreement with the federal government. Provides that every law enforcement agency that seizes property subject to reporting under the Act shall report the specified information required under the Act on a monthly basis. Provides that the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority may recoup its costs under the Act by charging a fee to law enforcement agencies required to file a report. Provides that the Act applies to provisions of law that authorizes a law enforcement agency to seize property alleged to have been used in or derived from the commission of a criminal offense. Creates the Asset Forfeiture Proceeds Disbursement Law. Provides that the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority shall award grants under the procedures of the Act for the disbursement of monies collected in the Asset Forfeiture Proceeds Fund. Amends various Acts concerning criminal forfeiture to make conforming changes. Changes most forfeiture distributions from law enforcement agencies to the Asset Forfeiture Proceeds Fund. Makes changes to the procedures and distribution of contraband proceeds to various governmental units and agencies.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate

Last Action Date: March 22, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB0699

Title: FIREARM OWNERS ID ACT-REPEAL

Description: Repeals the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Amends various Acts to make conforming changes. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB0714

Title: FIREARM OWNERS ID-LOCAL REG

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that a unit of local government, including a home rule unit, may not impose a tax, fee, or other assessment other than the normal sales tax rate for goods on a firearm, firearm attachment, or firearm ammunition. Provides that the provisions of any ordinance or resolution, in effect or adopted, on or after the effective date of the bill by any unit of local government, including a home rule unit, that imposes a tax, fee, or other assessment other than the normal sales tax rate for goods on a firearm, firearm attachment, or firearm ammunition are invalid and void. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart

Last Action Date: April 4, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

HB0715

Title: FIREARMS- MUNICIPAL REGULATION

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Deletes existing preemption provisions concerning firearms. Provides that regulation of the ownership and possession of firearms and related items are the exclusive powers and functions of the State. Provides that a local government, including a home rule unit, may not require registration, reporting of the sale or transfer of a firearm, or maintenance of a firearm registry. Provides that any existing or future local ordinances or resolutions imposing any registration requirement on firearms and related items are invalid and void. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB0717

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-OFFICIALS

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that nothing in the provisions prohibiting the carrying of a concealed firearm in certain areas prevents a concealed carry licensee who is a county or State correctional officer, a judge of the Supreme, Appellate, or Circuit Court of this State or an Associate Judge of the Circuit Court, a judge of the United States District Court, United States Court of Appeals, or the United States Supreme Court, a State's Attorney, or Assistant State's Attorney with the consent of the State's Attorney, from carrying a concealed firearm in any area prohibited by these provisions, other than an area where firearms are prohibited under federal law.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB0719

Title: CONCEAL CARRY ACT-MILITARY ID

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that an application for a concealed carry license shall contain the applicant's valid driver's license number, valid state identification card number, or valid United States Military identification card number.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB0720

Title: FIREARM OWNERS ID-18 YEARS

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Lowers the age in which a person may apply for a Firearm Owner's Identification Card without parental or legal guardian consent from 21 years of age to 18 years of age. Provides that an applicant who is 18 (rather than 21) years of age or older seeking a religious exemption to the photograph requirement must furnish with the application an approved copy of United States Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service Form 4029.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

HB0745

Title: FIREARMS-FINGERPRINTING

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that on and after the effective date of the bill, each applicant for the issuance or renewal of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card shall provide a full set of his or her fingerprints in electronic format to the Department of State Police. Provides that fingerprints collected shall be checked against the Department of State Police and Federal Bureau of Investigation criminal history record databases now and hereafter filed. Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Removes the option of not providing a set of fingerprints with a concealed carry license application (rather than the Department may accept an application submitted without a set of fingerprints in which case the Department shall be granted 30 days in addition to the 90-day period to issue or deny a license). Makes other conforming changes.

Last Action: Added Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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HB0747

Title: CONCEALED CARRY FEE-MILITARY

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that notwithstanding whether the laws of the state or territory where the non-resident resides related to firearm ownership, possession, and carrying, are substantially similar to the requirements to obtain a license under the Act, the Department of State Police shall by rule allow for a non-resident license application if the applicant is an active duty member of the Armed Forces of the United States stationed in this State or the spouse of an active duty member of the Armed Forces of the United States stationed in this State. Provides that the applicant shall pay the resident license or renewal fees (rather than the non-resident fees). Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB0749

Title: CHILD CARE-DAY CARE HOMES-GUNS

Description: Amends the Child Care Act of 1969. Allows adults who reside on the premises of a day care home to possess handguns on day care home premises (rather than adults who must possess a handgun as a condition of employment and who reside on the premises of a day care home) if the handgun and handgun ammunition are locked and inaccessible to children.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB0781

Title: CRIM CD-SHORTENED RIFLE

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that the unlawful use of weapons violation prohibiting a person from selling, manufacturing, purchasing, possessing, or carrying a rifle having one or more barrels less than 16 inches in length does not apply to a rifle with a barrel or barrels less than 16 inches in length if the overall length of the weapon as modified is less than 26 inches and the person selling, manufacturing, purchasing, or possessing the rifle has been issued a Dealer in Firearms Other Than Destructive Devices license or a Manufacturer of Firearms Other Than Destructive Devices license from the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB0796

Title: CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE FEE

Description: Amends the Firearms Concealed Carry Act. Provides that for a new or renewal concealed carry license, the fee shall be $100 (rather than $150), of which $80 (rather than $120) shall be apportioned to the State Police Firearm Services Fund, $15 (rather than $20) shall be apportioned to the Mental Health Reporting Fund, and $5 (rather than $10) shall be apportioned to the State Crime Laboratory Fund. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB1065

Title: STATE GOVERNMENT-TECH

Description: Amends the Peace Officer Fire Investigation Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning peace officer status.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate **

Last Action Date: March 29, 2017

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HB1224

Title: LOCAL GOVERNMENT-TECH

Description: Amends the Township Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the office of the township enforcement officer.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate **

Last Action Date: March 29, 2017

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HB1225

Title: LOCAL GOVERNMENT-TECH

Description: Amends the Township Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the office of the township enforcement officer.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate **

Last Action Date: March 29, 2017

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HB1467

Title: CRIMINAL LAW-TECH

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning first degree murder.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate **

Last Action Date: March 29, 2017

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HB1470

Title: CRIMINAL LAW-TECH

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning domestic battery.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate **

Last Action Date: March 29, 2017

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HB1478

Title: CRIMINAL LAW-TECH

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the unlawful use of weapons.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate **

Last Action Date: March 29, 2017

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HB1488

Title: CRIMINAL LAW-TECH

Description: Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the supervision of persons on parole or mandatory supervised release.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate **

Last Action Date: March 29, 2017

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HB1536

Title: CIVIL LAW-TECH

Description: Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Makes a technical change in the Section relating to proceedings for evictions from housing authority property.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate **

Last Action Date: March 29, 2017

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HB1664

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a legislative declaration.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate **

Last Action Date: March 29, 2017

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HB1665

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate **

Last Action Date: March 29, 2017

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HB1685

Title: CIVIL LAW-TECH

Description: Amends the Premises Liability Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning firearm ranges.

Last Action: Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Jay Hoffman

Last Action Date: April 3, 2017

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HB1718

Title: CRIMINAL LAW-TECH

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the reckless discharge of a firearm.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate **

Last Action Date: March 29, 2017

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HB1719

Title: CRIMINAL LAW-TECH

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the unlawful possession of firearms and firearm ammunition.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate **

Last Action Date: March 29, 2017

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HB1720

Title: CRIMINAL LAW-TECH

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the defacing of identification marks on a firearm.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate **

Last Action Date: March 29, 2017

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HB1793

Title: CRIM CD-USE OF SILENCERS

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits the offense of unlawful use of weapons when he knowingly uses, attaches, or possesses with the intent to use or attach any device or attachment of any kind for silencing the report of any handgun, unless the use, attachment, or possession with the intent to use the device or attachment is on the premises of a firing or shooting range; or possess any device or attachment of any kind designed, used, or intended for use in silencing the report of any other firearm if the device or attachment is not possessed in compliance with the federal National Firearms Act. Provides that a person commits the offense of unlawful sale or delivery of firearms when he or she transfers or gives a suppressor or silencer to a person not authorized to possess the suppressor or silencer under federal law. Amends the Wildlife Code. Removes the prohibition of using a silencer or other device to muffle or mute the sound of the explosion or report resulting from the firing of any gun. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB1810

Title: USE/OCC TAX-FIREARMS

Description: Amends the Use Tax Act, Service Use Tax Act, Service Occupation Tax Act, and Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Imposes a 3.75% surcharge on firearms and firearm component parts. Amends the State Finance Act. Creates the At-Risk Youth Assistance Fund. Provides that the 3.75% surcharge shall be deposited into the Fund. Sets forth the purposes for which moneys in the Fund may be used. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Tabled

Last Action Date: March 21, 2017

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HB2019

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate ***

Last Action Date: March 29, 2017

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HB2020

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a legislative declaration.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate ***

Last Action Date: March 29, 2017

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HB2021

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a legislative declaration.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate ***

Last Action Date: March 29, 2017

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HB2022

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a legislative declaration.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate ***

Last Action Date: March 29, 2017

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HB2023

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a legislative declaration.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate ***

Last Action Date: March 29, 2017

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HB2054

Title: CRIMINAL LAW-TECH

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the unlawful sale or delivery of firearms.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate ***

Last Action Date: March 29, 2017

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HB2099

Title: LOCAL GOVERNMENT-TECH

Description: Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning auxiliary police officers.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate ***

Last Action Date: March 29, 2017

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HB2234

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a legislative declaration.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate ***

Last Action Date: March 29, 2017

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HB2323

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate ***

Last Action Date: March 29, 2017

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HB2354

Title: LETHAL ORDER OF PROTECTION

Description: Creates the Lethal Violence Order of Protection Act. Provides that a petitioner may request an emergency lethal violence order of protection by filing an affidavit or verified pleading alleging that the respondent poses an immediate and present danger of causing personal injury to himself, herself, or another by having in his or her custody or control, owning, purchasing, possessing, or receiving a firearm. Provides that the petition shall also describe the type, and location of any firearm or firearms presently believed by the petitioner to be possessed or controlled by the respondent. Provides that the petitioner may be a family member of the respondent or a law enforcement officer, who files a petition alleging that the respondent poses a danger of causing personal injury to himself, herself, or another by having in his or her custody or control, owning, purchasing, possessing, or receiving a firearm. Establishes factors that the court must consider before issuing a lethal violence order of protection. Provides for the issuance of ex parte orders and one year orders. Provides that if the court issues the order the respondent must: (1) refrain from having in his or her custody or control, owning, purchasing, possessing, or receiving additional firearms for the duration of the order; and (2) turn over to the local law enforcement agency any firearm, Firearm Owner's Identification Card, or concealed carry license in his or her possession. Establishes factors for renewing and terminating lethal violence orders of protection. Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act and the Firearm Concealed Carry Act to make conforming changes.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate

Last Action Date: March 23, 2017

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HB2480

Title: CRIM CD-FIREARM-WAITING PERIOD

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that the 72 hour waiting period before delivery of a concealable firearm after application for its purchase has been made does not apply to a person who has been issued a valid license to carry a concealed handgun under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB2481

Title: POSSESSION & USE OF SILENCERS

Description: Amends the Wildlife Code. Removes the prohibition on the use of a silencer or other device to muffle or mute the sound of the explosion or report resulting from the firing of any gun. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits the offense of unlawful use of weapons when he knowingly uses, attaches, or possesses with the intent to use or attach any device or attachment of any kind for silencing the report of any handgun, unless the use, attachment, or possession with the intent to use the device or attachment is on the premises of a firing or shooting range; or possess any device or attachment of any kind designed, used, or intended for use in silencing the report of any other firearm if the device or attachment is not possessed in compliance with the National Firearms Act. Provides that a person commits the offense of unlawful sale or delivery of firearms when he or she knowingly transfers or gives a suppressor or silencer to a person not authorized to possess the suppressor or silencer under federal law. Provides that a violation of this provision is a Class 3 felony. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer

Last Action Date: April 3, 2017

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HB2498

Title: GAMING-VARIOUS

Description: Creates the Chicago Casino Development Authority Act. Provides for the creation of the Chicago Casino Development Authority, whose duties include promotion and maintenance of a casino. Amends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975 and the Riverboat Gambling Act to authorize electronic gaming at race tracks (and makes conforming changes in various Acts). Further amends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975. Makes various changes concerning Board members. Contains provisions concerning testing of horses at county fairs and standardbred horses. Provides that the Illinois Racing Board shall submit a report to the General Assembly on or before December 31, 2018 that examines the feasibility of conducting electronic gaming at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. Further amends the Riverboat Gambling Act. Changes the short title to the Illinois Gambling Act and changes corresponding references to the Act. Adds additional owners licenses, one of which authorizes the conduct of casino gambling in the City of Chicago. Makes changes in provisions concerning the admission tax and privilege tax. Amends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975, the Riverboat Gambling Act, and the Video Gaming Act to prohibit political contributions from certain licensees. Makes other changes. Contains a severability provision. Effective immediately.

Last Action: House Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB2549

Title: FOID CARD EXPIRATION

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that if a renewal application for a Firearm Owner's Identification Card is pending at the time a card expires, the card shall be valid for the person to whom it is issued until 7 business days after the date the person's new Firearm Owner's Identification Card is issued.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB2599

Title: FIREARM OWNERS ID-PREEMPT

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Changes the definition of "handgun" in the preemption provision to include all handgun components and accessories. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB2602

Title: CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE FEES

Description: Amends the Firearms Concealed Carry Act. Provides that for a new or renewal concealed carry license, the fee shall be $75 (rather than $150), of which $60 (rather than $120) shall be apportioned to the State Police Firearm Services Fund, $5 (rather than $20) shall be apportioned to the Mental Health Reporting Fund, and $10 shall be apportioned to the State Crime Laboratory Fund. Provides that a non-resident applicant for a new license or renewal shall submit $150 (rather than $300) and a licensee requesting a new license shall submit $10 (rather than $75). Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB2605

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-NON-RESIDENT

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Eliminates provision that a non-resident license application must be from a state or territory with 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: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB2684

Title: CONCEAL CARRY-PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Eliminates provision that a licensee under the Act shall not knowingly carry a firearm on any bus, train, or form of transportation paid for in whole or in part with public funds, and any building, real property, and parking area under the control of a public transportation facility paid for in whole or in part with public funds.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB2720

Title: FOID CARD ACT-PRIVATE SALE

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that a person who is not a federally licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer and who desires to sell or transfer a firearm of a size that may be concealed upon the person to another person, who is not a federally licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer, shall do so only at the place of business of a federally licensed firearm dealer. Provides that the federally licensed firearm dealer shall conduct a background check on the prospective recipient of the firearm and follow all other applicable federal, State, and local laws as if he or she were the seller of the firearm. Provides that the purchaser or transferee may be required by the federally licensed firearm dealer to pay a fee not to exceed $10 per firearm, plus other authorized fees. Makes exceptions for (i) the transfer of a firearm between spouses, a parent and child, or other family members, (ii) transfers by persons acting pursuant to operation of law or a court order, or (iii) transfers on the grounds of a gun show. Provides that the Department of State Police shall develop an Internet based system for individuals to request the Department of State Police to conduct an instant criminal background check prior to the sale or transfer of a handgun. Provides that the Department of State Police shall have the system completed and available for use by July 1, 2018.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB2722

Title: FIREARM OFFENSE-MENT HLTH EVAL

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act, the Firearm Concealed Carry Act, and the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person convicted of various violations concerning the unlawful carrying or possession of a firearm, stun gun, or taser shall, in addition to any penalties provided for the violation, be subject to a mental health evaluation by a physician, qualified examiner, psychiatrist, or clinical psychologist to determine whether the person may be diagnosed with a mental health disorder, verified by a diagnosis contained in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-Fifth Edition published by the American Psychiatric Association (DSM-V), or its successor, or International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM), or its successor, that substantially impairs a person's cognitive, emotional, or behavioral functioning, or any combination of those.

Last Action: Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman

Last Action Date: April 3, 2017

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HB2785

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-LICENSE DENIAL

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that the Department of State Police must notify the applicant stating detailed grounds for the denial and the applicant's right to receive copies of all documents and other evidence that was provided to the Department concerning the application. Provides that in the event that an applicant is denied a license, a copy of any and all objections made by law enforcement agencies shall be made available to the applicant. Provides that upon the referral, applicants shall be given notice by the Department that the application is undergoing review by the Board. Provides that the notice shall include the next date upon which the Concealed Carry Licensing Review Board is expected to convene, and shall inform the applicant that the 90-day time period has been tolled. Provides that all documents and evidence provided to the Board, including a list of the names of all witnesses who provided testimony to the Board, shall be made available to the applicant and the applicant's designated attorney, if any. Provides that an applicant may appeal a denial of an application for a concealed carry license by the Department to the Director for a hearing within 70 calendar days after the denial is delivered to the address listed on the application. Provides that the time deadline for filing a petition for administrative or judicial review shall be 70 calendar days from the date the notice of denial was received by the applicant. Provides that if an applicant brings a petition for judicial review under the Act, the petition must be decided without remand to the Department.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB2821

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-PREEMPT

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that the regulation, licensing, possession, registration, and transportation of components and accessories for handguns by concealed carry licensees are exclusive powers and functions of the State. Provides that any ordinance or regulation, or portion thereof, enacted on or before the effective date of the bill that purports to impose regulations or restrictions on components and accessories for handguns in a manner inconsistent with the Act shall be invalid in its application to licensees under the Act on the effective date of the bill. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB2822

Title: CRIM CD-UUW--RELICS&REENACTOR

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. In the statute concerning unlawful use of weapons that prohibits the knowing sale, manufacture, purchase, possession, or carrying of any rifle having one or more barrels less than 16 inches in length or a shotgun having one or more barrels less than 18 inches in length or any weapon made from a rifle or shotgun, deletes "whether by alteration, modification, or otherwise, if such a weapon as modified has an overall length of less than 26 inches". In the exemption statute, permits an active member of a bona fide, nationally recognized military re-enacting group to have a rifle with a barrel or barrels less than 16 inches in length if the modification is required and necessary to accurately portray the weapon for historical re-enactment purposes; and the re-enactor is in possession of a valid and current re-enacting group membership credential. Deletes that the overall length of the weapon as modified must be not less than 26 inches. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB2823

Title: WILDLIFE CD-FIREARM EXEMPTION

Description: Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides in various provisions an exemption to carry a firearm on Department of Natural Resources property in accordance with the Firearm Concealed Carry Act.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB2833

Title: CRIM CD-MULTIP SALE OF FIREARM

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits the offense of unlawful sale or delivery of firearms when he or she while holding a license under the federal Gun Control Act of 1968, transfers or possesses with the intent to transfer more than one firearm to any person within a 30-day period or transfers or possesses with the intent to transfer a firearm to any person he or she knows or has reasonable cause to believe has received a firearm within the previous 30 days. Provides that it is an affirmative defense to a violation that the transferor in good faith relied on the records of the Department of State Police in concluding that the transferor had not transferred a firearm within the previous 30 days. Provides that a person who commits this offense commits a Class 3 felony.

Last Action: House Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB2845

Title: FIREARM OWNERS ID-18 YEARS

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Lowers the age in which a person may apply for a Firearm Owner's Identification Card without parental or legal guardian consent from 21 years of age to 18 years of age. Provides that an applicant who is 18 (rather than 21) years of age or older seeking a religious exemption to the photograph requirement must furnish with the application an approved copy of United States Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service Form 4029.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB2850

Title: CRIMINAL LAW-TECH

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning firearms.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB2886

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a legislative declaration.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB2887

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning notification of dispositions of certain criminal cases.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB2934

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-REST AREA

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that nothing in the Act prohibits a licensee from carrying a firearm into an Interstate highway rest area.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB2945

Title: STUN GUN&TASER-NO FOID

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Removes provisions that a person may not acquire or possess a stun gun or taser within the State without having in his or her possession a Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued in his or her name by the Department of State Police under the provisions of the Act.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB3000

Title: CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE FEES

Description: Amends the Firearms Concealed Carry Act. Provides that for a new or renewal concealed carry license, the fee shall be $75 (rather than $150), of which $60 (rather than $120) shall be apportioned to the State Police Firearm Services Fund, $5 (rather than $20) shall be apportioned to the Mental Health Reporting Fund, and $10 shall be apportioned to the State Crime Laboratory Fund. Provides that a non-resident applicant for a new license or renewal shall submit $150 (rather than $300) and a licensee requesting a new license shall submit $10 (rather than $75). Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB3034

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-OBJECTIONS

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that the referral of an objection from a law enforcement agency for the issuance of a concealed carry license to the Concealed Carry Licensing Review Board shall toll the 90-day period for not more than 60 days for the Department of State Police to issue or deny the applicant a license. Provides that if an objection of a law enforcement agency or the Department is not supported by clear and convincing evidence, the Board shall dismiss the objection and notify the Department that the applicant is eligible for a license. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB3102

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning notification of dispositions of certain criminal cases.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB3103

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB3178

Title: FIREARM OWNERS ID ACT-REPEAL

Description: Repeals the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Amends various Acts to make conforming changes. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB3228

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-RENEWAL

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that renewal of a concealed carry license shall be for 10 years after the completion of 3 hours of training, payment of a renewal fee, and the completion of an investigation.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB3229

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-MAYOR&ALDERMAN

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act concerning the prohibition by a licensee from knowingly carrying a firearm into any building or portion of a building under the control of a unit of local government. Provides that nothing in this provision shall prevent a licensee holding the office of mayor, alderman, president, trustee, marshal, or deputy marshal of a municipality, from carrying a handgun as defined in the Act while attending a public meeting at a building under the control of the municipality. Provides that nothing in this provision shall prevent a licensee who is a member of a park district board from carrying a handgun as defined in the Act while attending a public meeting at a building under the control of the park district.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB3231

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-PARKS

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Eliminates provision that a licensee under the Act shall not knowingly carry a firearm into a public park, athletic area, or athletic facility under the control of a municipality or park district,

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB3338

Title: DECERTIFICATION-ENFORCEMENT

Description: Amends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides that the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board must review the law enforcement, correctional, or court security officer's (currently, police officer) conduct and records to ensure that no officer is certified or provided a valid waiver if that officer has been convicted of a felony offense under the laws of this State or any other state which if committed in this State would be punishable as a felony. Provides that appointed investigators shall be vested with full police powers and authorized to conduct criminal background inquiries using a recognized national law enforcement database or an independent background investigation. Provides that the Board must also ensure that no officer is certified or provided a valid waiver if that officer has been convicted of aggravated battery, domestic battery, violation of an order of protection, or interfering with the reporting of domestic violence, or an offense that would be similar in any other state. Provides that the Peace Officer and Probation Officer Firearm Training Act shall not be subject to home rule preemption under Article VII of the Illinois Constitution. Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that active and retired law enforcement officers authorized to carry a firearm under the laws of this State or federal law are not subject to a provision providing that the owner of private real property of any type may prohibit the carrying of concealed firearms on the property under his or her control, but that the owner must post a sign in accordance with the Act indicating that firearms are prohibited on the property, unless the property is a private residence. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate

Last Action Date: March 15, 2017

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HB3352

Title: FOID-REPLACEMENT CARDS

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the Department of State Police shall, 60 days prior to the expiration of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card, forward by first class mail to each person whose card is to expire instructions for renewal (rather than an application which may be used to apply for renewal of the card). Provides that a holder of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card shall notify the Department of State Police within 10 days of discovering that his or her Firearm Owner's Identification Card has been lost, destroyed, or stolen. Provides that a lost, destroyed, or stolen Firearm Owner's Identification Card is invalid. Provides that the cost for a replacement card shall be $5 which shall be deposited into the State Police Firearm Services Fund. Effective January 1, 2018.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate

Last Action Date: March 30, 2017

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HB3353

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a legislative declaration.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB3390

Title: FIREARM OWNERS ID-REVOKE

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the Department of State Police shall revoke for one year the Firearm Owner's Identification Card of a card holder who reports to the local law enforcement agency his or her firearms lost or stolen in 3 separate incidents within a 2-year period. Provides that any law enforcement agency that has knowledge that a card holder has reported his or her firearms lost or stolen in 3 separate incidents within a 2-year period shall forthwith forward that information to the Department of State Police. Provides that for the purposes of this provision, an "incident" means an occasion in which the card holder's firearm or firearms have been lost or stolen regardless of the number of firearms stolen in the incident and the report of the loss or theft of the firearm or firearms on one occasion shall be considered one incident. Provides that if a law enforcement agency recovers a firearm that had been lost or stolen and has not been previously reported as lost or stolen, the recovery of the firearm shall be considered an incident for the purpose of this provision. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that the sentence for attempt to acquire a firearm by use of a revoked Firearm Owner's Identification Card is a Class 4 felony.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB3398

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-NON-RESIDENT

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that if an Illinois resident would like to maintain a concealed carry license upon becoming a non-resident, the licensee shall apply for an Illinois concealed carry nonresident license. Provides that the non-resident licensee shall renew when the time remaining on the original resident license held expires. Provides that of the remaining $150 fee required for that non-resident license, $120 shall be apportioned to the State Police Firearm Services Fund, $20 shall be apportioned to the Mental Health Reporting Fund, and $10 shall be apportioned to the State Crime Laboratory Fund.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB3404

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-PREEMPT

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that the regulation, licensing, possession, registration, and transportation of components and accessories for handguns by concealed carry licensees are exclusive powers and functions of the State. Provides that any ordinance or regulation, or portion thereof, enacted on or before the effective date of the bill that purports to impose regulations or restrictions on components and accessories for handguns in a manner inconsistent with the Act shall be invalid in its application to licensees under the Act on the effective date of the bill. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB3429

Title: FIREARM OWNERS ID-LOCAL REG

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that a unit of local government, including a home rule unit, may not impose a tax, fee, on a firearm, firearm attachment, or firearm ammunition or other assessment other than the normal sales tax rate for goods. Provides that the provisions of any ordinance or resolution enacted before, on, or after the effective date of the bill by any municipal or county government that imposes a tax, fee, or other assessment other than the normal sales tax rate for goods on a firearm, firearm attachment, or firearm ammunition are invalid and all those existing ordinances and resolutions are void. Defines "sales tax". Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB3499

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-CHURCH PROHIBT

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Adds any building, real property, or parking area under the control of a church, synagogue, temple mosque, or other place of worship, to the places where concealed carry of a firearm under the Act is prohibited.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB3625

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-FOREIGN LICENS

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 (rather than just those states or territories with laws related to firearm ownership, possession, and carrying, that are substantially similar to the requirements to obtain a license under the Act). Provides that a license to carry a firearm issued by a recognized state or territory shall be considered a license issued by this State to carry a concealed firearm provided: (1) the licensee remains eligible to possess firearms; (2) the foreign license to carry a firearm remains valid at all times the licensee is carrying a concealed firearm within this State; and (3) the licensee follows all the laws, rules, and regulations of this State regarding possession, transport, and carrying of firearms. Provides that the Department shall by rule adopt written criteria of minimum standards that must be maintained by any state or territory to become or remain recognized under the Act. Provides that the Department shall annually review and publish the recognized states and territories. Provides that any state or territory removed from the recognized list shall be terminated from recognition under the Act 90 days from the date of publication. Provides that additions to the recognition list shall be effective immediately upon publication.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB3666

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-FEES

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that a licensee requesting a new license shall submit: (1) $25 to replace a lost license, of which $15 shall be apportioned to the State Police Firearm Services Fund, $5 shall be apportioned to the Mental Health Reporting Fund, and $5 shall be apportioned to the State Crime Laboratory Fund; and (2) $30 for a changed address, of which $20 shall be apportioned to the State Police Firearm Services Fund, $5 shall be apportioned to the Mental Health Reporting Fund, and $5 shall be apportioned to the State Crime Laboratory Fund (rather than $75, of which $60 shall be apportioned to the State Police Firearm Services Fund, $5 shall be apportioned to the Mental Health Reporting Fund, and $10 shall be apportioned to the State Crime Laboratory Fund). Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB3681

Title: CRIM CD-FIREARM TRANSPORT

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person who has been issued a currently valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card may transport in a vehicle an accessible rifle, shotgun, or other long gun without the weapon being broken down in a non-functioning state or without the weapon being enclosed in a case, firearm carrying box, shipping box, or other container if the firearm is unloaded.

Last Action: Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer

Last Action Date: April 3, 2017

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HB3682

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-LIC REVIEW BD

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that the Concealed Carry Licensing Review Board shall have no more than an additional 30 days for a total of 60 days to issue a decision, and upon expiration of the additional 30 days, the application shall be returned for normal processing absent a valid reason for denial as provided in the Act.

Last Action: Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer

Last Action Date: April 3, 2017

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HB3683

Title: CORRECTIONS OFF-CARRY FIREARM

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Exempts from a violation of the unlawful use of weapons and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon statutes concerning the carrying of firearms, the carrying or possessing of firearms by wardens, superintendents and keepers of prisons, penitentiaries, jails and other institutions for the detention of persons accused or convicted of an offense, whether or not the firearms are carried while in the performance of their official duty or whether or not they are commuting between their homes and places of employment (currently, if the corrections officer is not a holder of a concealed carry license, he or she may carry a firearm outside his or her land or outside his or her own abode, legal dwelling, or fixed place of business, or outside the land or outside the legal dwelling of another person as an invitee with that person's permission, only while in the performance of his or her official duty, or while commuting between his or her home and place of employment).

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB3722

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning notification of dispositions of certain criminal cases.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB3733

Title: GUNRUNNING&FIREARMS TRAF-FEES

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012 and the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that in addition to any other penalties, the court shall impose a fee of $300 for gunrunning and firearms trafficking. Provides that the fee shall be deposited into the Traffic and Criminal Conviction Surcharge Fund to be used for grants by the Department of State Police to units of local government to purchase bulletproof vests for local police departments and to hire peace officers.

Last Action: House Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB3734

Title: CRIM CD ASSAULT WEAPONS BAN

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes it unlawful to deliver, sell, or purchase or cause to be delivered, sold, or purchased or cause to be possessed by another, an assault weapon, assault weapon attachment, .50 caliber rifle, or .50 caliber cartridge. Makes it unlawful for any person to knowingly possess an assault weapon, .50 caliber rifle, or .50 caliber cartridge 300 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act, except possession of weapons registered with the State Police in the time provided. Provides exemptions and penalties. Prohibits delivery, sale, purchase or possession of large capacity ammunition feeding devices. Provides exemptions and penalties.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB3796

Title: FIREARM OWNERS ID-PREEMPT

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the regulation of the possession or ownership of a rifle or shotgun (rather than assault weapons) are exclusive powers and functions of this State. Provides that any ordinance or regulation, or portion of that ordinance or regulation, that purports to regulate the possession or ownership of any rifle or shotgun (rather than assault weapons) in a manner that is inconsistent with this Act, shall be invalid. Deletes provision that an ordinance or regulation enacted on, before, or within 10 days after the effective date of Public Act 98-63 (July 9, 2013) regulating the possession or ownership of assault weapons is valid. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB3835

Title: FIREARM OWNERS ID-RECORDS

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the Department of State Police may not retain, copy, or distribute any information previously collected under this Act on a firearm transfer inquiry system check. Requires the Department to destroy all records of the Firearms Transfer Inquiry Program system with respect to the call or request, other than the identifying number and the date the number was assigned, and all records of the system relating to the person or the transfer, within 45 days after the request, except: (1) if the transfer of a firearm is denied by the Department of State Police, the Department may keep the records of a denial in perpetuity, unless the denial is appealed and overturned then the records shall be destroyed; or (2) if the record is part of a criminal investigation initiated prior to the 45 day limit. Defines "transfer". Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB3855

Title: FIRST 2017 GENERAL REVISORY

Description: Creates the First 2017 General Revisory Act. Combines multiple versions of Sections amended by more than one Public Act. Renumbers Sections of various Acts to eliminate duplication. Corrects obsolete cross-references and technical errors. Makes stylistic changes. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar Order of First Reading March 28, 2017

Last Action Date: March 16, 2017

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HB3857

Title: CRIM CD-CLOTH-CONCEAL ID

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. In the statutes concerning aggravated kidnaping, aggravated assault, aggravated battery, and unlawful use of weapons, deletes references to "hooded" and replaces with "cloth" so that the offense is committed when the person commits the proscribed act when he or she wears a cloth, robe, or mask to conceal his or her identity. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB3873

Title: FOID REPORTING-AGENCY DETERMIN

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that a person who holds a Firearm Owner's Identification Card under the Act shall report to the Department of State Police within 30 days if a federal agency has determined that the person is unable manage his or her own affairs, estate, or benefits. Provides that the Department of State Police shall report that determination to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Human Services.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB3878

Title: HUNTING SALES TAX HOLIDAY

Description: Amends the Use Tax Act and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides a hunting sales tax holiday on specified dates for firearms and firearm ammunition that may be used for lawful hunting under the Wildlife Code. Provides for administration of the hunting sales tax holiday by the Department of Revenue. Provides the Department of Revenue with rulemaking authority, including emergency rulemaking authority. Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act to allow emergency rulemaking. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 31, 2017

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HB4002

Title: GAMING-VARIOUS

Description: Creates the Chicago Casino Development Authority Act. Provides for the creation of the Chicago Casino Development Authority, whose duties include promotion and maintenance of a casino. Amends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975 and the Riverboat Gambling Act to authorize electronic gaming (which includes slot machine gambling and gambling with table games) at race tracks and makes conforming changes in various Acts. Further amends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975. Makes various changes concerning Board members. Indefinitely extends the authorization for advance deposit wagering. Contains provisions concerning testing of horses at county fairs and standardbred horses. Further amends the Riverboat Gambling Act. Changes the short title to the Illinois Gambling Act and changes corresponding references to the Act. Adds additional owners licenses, one of which authorizes the conduct of casino gambling in the City of Chicago. Makes changes in provisions concerning the admission tax and privilege tax. Makes other changes. Contains a severability provision. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 7, 2017

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HR0008

Title: RAIL FREIGHT FIREARM LAWS

Description: Urges Congress to strengthen national freight laws for cars carrying firearms across state lines.

Last Action: Resolution Adopted

Last Action Date: February 9, 2017

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HR0015

Title: REPLICA GUN-CONGRESS REGULATE

Description: Urges Congress to require replica gun manufacturers to design these guns to be bright colors.

Last Action: Resolution Adopted

Last Action Date: February 9, 2017

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SB0007

Title: GAMING-VARIOUS

Description: Creates the Chicago Casino Development Authority Act. Provides for the creation of the Chicago Casino Development Authority, whose duties include promotion and maintenance of a casino. Amends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975 and the Riverboat Gambling Act to authorize electronic gaming at race tracks (and makes conforming changes in various Acts). Further amends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975. Makes various changes concerning Board members. Indefinitely extends the authorization for advance deposit wagering. Contains provisions concerning testing of horses at county fairs and standardbred horses. Further amends the Riverboat Gambling Act. Changes the short title to the Illinois Gambling Act and changes corresponding references to the Act. Adds additional owners licenses, one of which authorizes the conduct of casino gambling in the City of Chicago. Makes changes in provisions concerning the admission tax and privilege tax. Makes other changes. Contains a severability provision. Effective immediately, but does not take effect at all unless Senate Bills 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, and 13 of the 100th General Assembly become law.

Last Action: Motion Filed to Reconsider Vote Sen. Terry Link

Last Action Date: February 28, 2017

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SB0050

Title: FOID CARD-REVOCATION-SILENCER

Description: Amends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides the annual training of police chiefs must include at least one course on the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act, the Firearm Concealed Carry Act, and firearms investigations. Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Permits the State Police to notify the FBI if a person on the Terrorist Watchlist applies for a FOID card. Requires the State Police to provide notice and reason for the disqualification of a firearm purchase or a FOID card revocation to all law enforcement agencies with jurisdiction to assist with the seizure of the person's FOID card. Adds as grounds to deny an application for or to revoke or seize the person's FOID card that the person is charged with making a terrorist threat or soliciting or providing material support for terrorism. Makes other changes. Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that a person may not carry a concealed handgun equipped with a silencer. Amends the Wildlife Code. Removes the prohibition on using a silencer to mute the sound resulting from firing a gun. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that the offense of unlawful use of weapons includes knowingly: using, or possessing with the intent to use, a silencer on a handgun, except at a shooting range; or possessing any silencer for firearms, other than handguns, not in compliance with the National Firearms Act. Provides that the offense of unlawful sale or delivery of firearms includes knowingly transferring a silencer to a person not authorized to possess the silencer under federal law. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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SB0074

Title: FIREARMS-FINGERPRINTING

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that on and after the effective date of the amendatory Act, each applicant for the issuance or renewal of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card shall include a full set of his or her fingerprints in electronic format to the Department of State Police for the purpose of identity verification. Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that a license application shall contain a full set of fingerprints submitted to the Department in electronic format for the purpose of verification of identity (rather than a license application shall contain a full set of fingerprints submitted to the Department in electronic format provided the Department may accept an application submitted without a set of fingerprints in which case the Department shall be granted 30 days in addition to the 90 days period to issue or deny a license).

Last Action: Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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SB0194

Title: CRIM CD-IMITATION FIREARMS

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Adds an Imitation Firearms Article to the Code. Prohibits the sale of an imitation firearm in the State and of a BB device that is an airsoft gun that expels a projectile, such as a BB or pellet, that is 6mm or 8mm caliber which does not meet certain criteria. Provides that the criteria includes, if the airsoft gun is configured as a handgun, a blaze orange ring on the barrel required by federal law, a trigger guard that has fluorescent coloration over the entire guard, and a 2 centimeter wide adhesive band around the circumference of the protruding pistol grip that has fluorescent coloration. Adds certain additional criteria if the airsoft gun is configured as a rifle or long gun. Provides that a person who sells an imitation firearm in the State is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor. Provides that a person who sells a BB device that does not meet the criteria specified in the Imitation Firearms Article is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor. Provides exemptions. Defines "imitation firearm" as any BB device, toy gun, replica of a firearm, or other device that is so substantially similar in coloration and overall appearance to an existing firearm as to lead a reasonable person to perceive that the device is a firearm.

Last Action: Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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SB0557

Title: CRIMINAL LAW-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearm Seizure Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the examination of the complainant and witness.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 29, 2017

Last Action Date: March 28, 2017

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SB0607

Title: CRIM CD-SWITCHBLADES

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.

Last Action: Referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: April 5, 2017

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SB0766

Title: FIREARMS-POLLING PLACE

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Prohibits a licensee under the Act from knowingly carry a firearm on or into any building, real property, or parking area of a polling place holding an election authorized under the Election Code.

Last Action: Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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SB0890

Title: REVOKED FOID CARD-SEIZURE

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that if the Department of State Police has not received the Firearm Disposition Record within 5 business days after sending notice of revocation and seizure of an FOID card, the Department must send a second notice to the sheriff and law enforcement agency where the person resides, in addition to the individuals' residence. Provides that the second notice shall include the compliance requirements under the Act. Provides that upon receiving the second notice, the sheriff or law enforcement agency shall report to the Department the status and efforts pursued regarding compliance under the Act. Provides that if the sheriff or law enforcement agency does not provide information detailing the submission of a Firearm Disposition Record within 5 days of the second notice, the Department of State Police may request that the circuit court issue an arrest warrant for the individual who has failed to submit a Firearm Disposition Record. Provides that if the person whose FOID card has been revoked fails to comply with the requirements of the Act, the sheriff or law enforcement agency where the person resides shall (rather than may) petition the court for a warrant to search for and seize the person's FOID card and firearms. Provides that within 30 days after the effective date of the bill, and by January 31 of each year thereafter, the Department of State Police shall provide written notice of the requirements of this provision to every sheriff and law enforcement agency within the State. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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SB1291

Title: LETHAL ORDER OF PROTECTION

Description: Creates the Lethal Violence Order of Protection Act. Provides that a petitioner may request an emergency lethal violence order of protection by filing an affidavit or verified pleading alleging that the respondent poses an immediate and present danger of causing personal injury to himself, herself, or another by having in his or her custody or control, owning, purchasing, possessing, or receiving a firearm. Provides that the petition shall also describe the type, and location of any firearm or firearms presently believed by the petitioner to be possessed or controlled by the respondent. Provides that the petitioner may be a family member of the respondent or a law enforcement officer, who files a petition alleging that the respondent poses a danger of causing personal injury to himself, herself, or another by having in his or her custody or control, owning, purchasing, possessing, or receiving a firearm. Establishes factors that the court must consider before issuing a lethal violence order of protection. Provides for the issuance of ex parte orders and one year orders. Provides that if the court issues the order the respondent must: (1) refrain from having in his or her custody or control, owning, purchasing, possessing, or receiving additional firearms for the duration of the order; and (2) turn over to the local law enforcement agency any firearm, Firearm Owner's Identification Card, or concealed carry license in his or her possession. Establishes factors for renewing and terminating lethal violence orders of protection. Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act and the Firearm Concealed Carry Act to make conforming changes. Defines "family member of the respondent", "lethal violence order of protection", "petitioner", and "respondent".

Last Action: Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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SB1300

Title: FIREARM-FIREFIGHTERS EXCEPTION

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that full-time, sworn, compensated fire fighters are permitted to carry a pistol, revolver, stun gun, taser, or other firearm on his or her person in public or in a vehicle, if the fire fighter has a valid concealed carry license, is carrying on duty, and has been approved to carry on duty by the mayor, city council, village president, or village board of trustees.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 17, 2017

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SB1301

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-RECIPROCITY

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that a non-resident may carry a handgun under the Act if the non-resident is 21 years of age or older, has a license or permit in a state where the training requirements are substantially similar under the Act or to non-residents of contiguous states if a reciprocal agreement has been entered into, the permit holder is not a resident of Illinois, and the permit holder is a legal resident of the United States. Provides that a non-resident is subject to the same laws and restrictions as a license holder under the Act. Provides that if a resident of another state who is permitted to carry under this provision establishes legal residence in this State, the license or permit shall be valid in this State for 90 days following the date on which the holder of the license establishes legal residence in this State. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler

Last Action Date: March 28, 2017

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SB1302

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-DOT REST AREAS

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that the prohibition by a licensee under the Act from carrying a firearm into any building, parking area, or portion of a building under the control of an officer of the executive or legislative branch of government does not apply to any rest areas under the control of the Department of Transportation or to buildings located in rest areas under the control of the Department of Transportation. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler

Last Action Date: March 28, 2017

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SB1303

Title: CONCEAL CARRY-PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Eliminates provision that a licensee under the Act shall not knowingly carry a firearm on any bus, train, or form of transportation paid for in whole or in part with public funds, and any building, real property, and parking area under the control of a public transportation facility paid for in whole or in part with public funds. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler

Last Action Date: March 28, 2017

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SB1323

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-PUBLIC TRANSIT

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Eliminates a provision providing that a licensee may not knowingly carry a firearm on or into any bus, train, or form of transportation paid for in whole or in part with public funds, and any building, real property, and parking area under the control of a public transportation facility paid for in whole or in part with public funds. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 17, 2017

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SB1324

Title: FIREARM OWNERS ID ACT-REPEAL

Description: Repeals the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Amends various Acts to make conforming changes.

Last Action: Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler

Last Action Date: March 28, 2017

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SB1387

Title: CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE FEE

Description: Amends the Firearms Concealed Carry Act. Provides that for a new or renewal concealed carry license, the fee shall be $100 (rather than $150), of which $80 (rather than $120) shall be apportioned to the State Police Firearm Services Fund, $15 (rather than $20) shall be apportioned to the Mental Health Reporting Fund, and $5 (rather than $10) shall be apportioned to the State Crime Laboratory Fund. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 17, 2017

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SB1412

Title: PROBATION OFFICERS-CARRY WEAP

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012 and the Probation and Probation Officers Act. Provides that probation officers may carry firearms and certain other specified weapons if they have received the prior consent of the Chief Judge of the Circuit Court for which they are employed, and they have received weapons training according to requirements of the Peace Officer and Probation Officer Firearm Training Act. Deletes provisions that they may only carry those weapons while in the performance of their duties, or while commuting between their homes, places of employment or specific locations that are part of their assigned duties. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 17, 2017

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SB1423

Title: FIREARM OWNERS ID-LOCAL REG

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that a unit of local government, including a home rule unit, may not impose a tax, fee, on a firearm, firearm attachment, or firearm ammunition or other assessment other than the normal sales tax rate for goods. Provides that the provisions of any ordinance or resolution enacted before, on, or after the effective date of the bill by any municipal or county government that imposes a tax, fee, or other assessment other than the normal sales tax rate for goods on a firearm, firearm attachment, or firearm ammunition are invalid and all those existing ordinances and resolutions are void. Defines "sales tax". Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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SB1448

Title: VEH CD-RAIL TRANSPORT-FIREARMS

Description: Amends the Illinois Commercial Transportation Law of the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that every rail carrier operating in this State transporting firearms or firearm ammunition through a municipality with a population of more than 1,000,000 inhabitants shall notify the local municipal law enforcement agency at least 24 hours prior to transporting the firearms or firearm ammunition through the municipality.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 25, 2017

Last Action Date: April 6, 2017

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SB1512

Title: CRIM CD-FIREARM-WAITING PERIOD

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that the 72 hour waiting period before delivery of a concealable firearm after application for its purchase has been made does not apply to a person who has been issued a valid license to carry a concealed handgun under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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SB1514

Title: CRIM CD-UUW--RELICS&REENACTOR

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. In the statute concerning unlawful use of weapons that prohibits the knowing sale, manufacture, purchase, possession, or carrying of any rifle having one or more barrels less than 16 inches in length or a shotgun having one or more barrels less than 18 inches in length or any weapon made from a rifle or shotgun, deletes "whether by alteration, modification, or otherwise, if such a weapon as modified has an overall length of less than 26 inches". In the exemption statute, permits an active member of a bona fide, nationally recognized military re-enacting group to have a rifle with a barrel or barrels less than 16 inches in length if the modification is required and necessary to accurately portray the weapon for historical re-enactment purposes; and the re-enactor is in possession of a valid and current re-enacting group membership credential. Deletes that the overall length of the weapon as modified must be not less than 26 inches. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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SB1515

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: Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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SB1524

Title: CONCEALED CARRY FEE-MILITARY

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that notwithstanding whether the laws of the state or territory where the non-resident resides related to firearm ownership, possession, and carrying, are substantially similar to the requirements to obtain a license under the Act, the Department of State Police shall by rule allow for a non-resident license application if the applicant is an active duty member of the Armed Forces of the United States stationed in this State or the spouse of an active duty member of the Armed Forces of the United States stationed in this State. Provides that the applicant shall pay the resident license or renewal fees (rather than the non-resident fees). Effective immediately.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2017

Last Action Date: April 6, 2017

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SB1535

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-NEW ADDRESS

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that if the licensee is an Illinois resident and moves to another state, the Department of State Police shall issue the license with the person's new address. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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SB1589

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-OBJECTIONS

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that the referral of an objection from a law enforcement agency for the issuance of a concealed carry license to the Concealed Carry Licensing Review Board shall toll the 90-day period for not more than 60 days for the Department of State Police to issue or deny the applicant a license. Provides that if an objection of a law enforcement agency or the Department is not supported by clear and convincing evidence, the Board shall dismiss the objection and notify the Department that the applicant is eligible for a license. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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SB1603

Title: FIREARM OWNERS ID-18 YEARS

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Lowers the age in which a person may apply for a Firearm Owner's Identification Card without parental or legal guardian consent from 21 years of age to 18 years of age. Provides that an applicant who is 18 (rather than 21) years of age or older seeking a religious exemption to the photograph requirement must furnish with the application an approved copy of United States Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service Form 4029.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 17, 2017

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SB1613

Title: FIREARM SALE-WAITING PERIOD

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a federally licensed firearm dealer, gun show promoter, or gun show vendor does not commit the offense of unlawful sale or delivery of firearms for failure to verify the validity of the buyer's Firearm Owner's Identification Card if the licensee, gun show promoter, or gun show vendor requested approval of the transfer from the Department of State Police and the Department did not provide the licensee, gun show promoter, or gun show vendor with the unique identification number for approval of the transfer or notification that the purchaser is disqualified from firearm possession, within 25 business days, excluding State and federal holidays, after the date of the approval request. Repeals provision providing that a person commits the offense of unlawful sale or delivery of firearms when he or she knowingly delivers any firearm of a size which may be concealed upon the person, incidental to a sale, without withholding delivery of the firearm for at least 72 hours after application for its purchase has been made, or delivers any rifle, shotgun or other long gun, or a stun gun or taser, incidental to a sale, without withholding delivery of such rifle, shotgun or other long gun, or a stun gun or taser for at least 24 hours after application for its purchase has been made.

Last Action: Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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SB1657

Title: GUN DEALER LICENSING

Description: Creates the Gun Dealer Licensing Act. Provides that it is unlawful for a person to engage in the business of selling, leasing, or otherwise transferring firearms without a license issued by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Provides that a dealership agent other than a dealer licensee-in-charge may act on behalf of the licensed dealership without being licensed as a dealer under the Act. Creates the Gun Dealer Licensing Board consisting of 5 members appointed by the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation to recommend policies, procedures, and rules relevant to the administration and enforcement of the Act. Provides that the holder of a dealership license issued under the Act may employ in the conduct of his or her business dealership agents. Establishes qualifications for obtaining dealership licenses and for being employed as a dealership agent. Establishes penalties for violations of the Act. Provides for rulemaking, including emergency rulemaking. Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Provides that the Act is repealed on January 1, 2028. Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Makes conforming changes.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2017

Last Action Date: April 6, 2017

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SB1673

Title: FIREARM OWNERS ID-PREEMPT

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Changes the definition of "handgun" in the preemption provision to include all handgun components and accessories. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 17, 2017

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SB1674

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-NON-RESIDENT

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Eliminates provision that a non-resident license application must be from a state or territory with 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: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 17, 2017

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SB1698

Title: FIREARM OWNERS ID-ASSAULT WEAP

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the regulation of the possession or ownership of dangerous and unusual weapons are exclusive powers of the State and any ordinance or regulation that purports to regulate the possession or ownership of a dangerous and unusual weapon in a manner inconsistent with the Act shall be invalid. Defines "dangerous and unusual weapon". Deletes provision that the regulation of the possession or ownership of assault weapons are exclusive powers and functions of this State. Deletes provision that any ordinance or regulation, or portion of that ordinance or regulation, that purports to regulate the possession or ownership of assault weapons in a manner that is inconsistent with the Act, shall be invalid unless the ordinance or regulation is enacted on, before, or within 10 days after the effective date of Public Act 98-63 (July 9, 2013). Deletes provision that any ordinance or regulation described in the stricken provision enacted more than 10 days after the effective date of Public Act 98-63 is invalid. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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SB1711

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-REST AREA

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that nothing in the Act prohibits a licensee from carrying a firearm into an Interstate highway rest area.

Last Action: Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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SB1722

Title: SENTENCING-VARIOUS

Description: Creates the Safe Neighborhoods Reform Act. Contains only a short title provision.

Last Action: Referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: April 6, 2017

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SB1809

Title: CORRECTIONAL OFFICER-FIREARMS

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012, the Unified Code of Corrections, and the County Jail Act. Permits currently employed and retired State correctional officers and county correctional officers to carry their own firearms off duty without being in violation of the unlawful use of weapons and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon statutes if they meet certain training requirements. Deletes provision exempting from the unlawful use of weapons statute and the aggravated unlawful use of a weapon statute athlete's possession, transport on official Olympic and Paralympic transit systems established for athletes, or use of competition firearms sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee, the International Paralympic Committee, the International Shooting Sport Federation, or USA Shooting in connection with such athlete's training for and participation in shooting competitions at the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games and sanctioned test events leading up to the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Last Action: Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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SB1825

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a legislative declaration.

Last Action: Referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: February 9, 2017

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SB1827

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Last Action: Referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: February 9, 2017

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SB1828

Title: FIREARMS-FINGERPRINTS

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that 180 days after the effective date of the bill, each applicant for the issuance or renewal of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card shall include a full set of his or her fingerprints in electronic format to the Department of State Police for the purpose of identity verification, unless the applicant has previously provided a full set of his or her fingerprints to the Department under this Act or the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that the fingerprints must be transmitted through a live scan fingerprint vendor licensed by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation or a criminal justice agency authorized by the Department to submit fingerprints under the Act or the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that these fingerprints shall be checked against the fingerprint records now and hereafter filed in the Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation criminal history records databases, including all available state and local criminal history record information files, including records of juvenile adjudications. Provides that the Department shall charge applicants a fee for conducting the criminal history record check, which shall be deposited in the State Police Services Fund and shall not exceed the actual cost of the State and national criminal history record check. Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that a license application for a concealed carry license shall contain a full set of fingerprints submitted to the Department in electronic format for the purpose of verification of identity in a form and manner prescribed by the Department, unless the applicant has previously provided a full set of his or her fingerprints to the Department under the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that an applicant for renewal need not resubmit a full set of his or her fingerprints if the applicant has previously provided a full set of his or her fingerprints to the Department under the Act or the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 17, 2017

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SB1842

Title: CRIM CD-CLOTH-CONCEAL ID

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. In the statutes concerning aggravated kidnaping, aggravated assault, aggravated battery, and unlawful use of weapons, deletes references to "hooded" and replaces with "cloth" so that the offense is committed when the person commits the proscribed act when he or she wears a cloth, robe, or mask to conceal his or her identity. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2017

Last Action Date: April 6, 2017

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SB1868

Title: CONFIS OF WEAP-LAW ENFORCEMENT

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that after the disposition of a criminal case or in any criminal case where a final judgment in the case was not entered due to the death of the defendant, and when a confiscated weapon is no longer needed for evidentiary purposes, and when in due course no legitimate claim has been made for the weapon, a weapon transferred to a law enforcement agency may be sold by the law enforcement agency at public auction under the Law Enforcement Disposition of Property Act. Amends the Domestic Violence: Order of Protection Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 and the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986. Provides that upon expiration of the period of safekeeping of a firearm of a respondent against whom an order of protection was issued, if the firearms or Firearm Owner's Identification Card cannot be returned to respondent because the respondent cannot be located, fails to respond to requests to retrieve the firearms, or is not lawfully eligible to possess a firearm, upon petition from the local law enforcement agency, the court may order the local law enforcement agency to sell the firearm at public auction under the provisions of the Law Enforcement Disposition of Property Act. Amends the Law Enforcement Disposition of Property Act. Provides that weapons that have been confiscated as a result of having been abandoned or illegally possessed may be sold at public auction under the Act.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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SB1877

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-PARKS

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Eliminates provision that a licensee under the Act shall not knowingly carry a firearm into a public park, athletic area, or athletic facility under the control of a municipality or park district,

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 17, 2017

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SB2048

Title: FIREARM CARD-STATE'S ATTORNEYS

Description: Amends the Private Detective, Private Alarm, Private Security, Fingerprint Vendor, and Locksmith Act of 2004. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall issue a firearm control card to an elected or appointed State's Attorney or the State's Attorney's designated assistant who has passed an approved firearm training course, has met all the requirements of the Act, and possesses a valid firearm owner identification card. Provides that the circuit or associate judge of each county may be issued a firearm control card by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation if appropriate training and requirements are met in the Act.

Last Action: Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2017

Last Action Date: April 6, 2017

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SB2054

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-NEW LICENS FEE

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that a licensee requesting a new concealed carry license shall submit $10 (rather than $75), of which $3 (rather than $60) shall be apportioned to the State Police Firearm Services Fund, $5 shall be apportioned to the Mental Health Reporting Fund, and $2 (rather than $10) shall be apportioned to the State Crime Laboratory Fund.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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SB2055

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-FL LICENSE

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that a valid license to carry a concealed weapon or firearm issued to a resident of this State by the State of Florida shall permit the licensee to carry a loaded or unloaded concealed firearm, fully concealed or partially concealed, on or about his or her person; and keep or carry a loaded or unloaded concealed firearm on or about his or her person within a vehicle. Provides that a resident of this State possessing a valid license to carry a concealed weapon or firearm issued by the State of Florida may carry a loaded or unloaded concealed firearm in Illinois in accordance with the State of Florida's restrictions.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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SB2076

Title: FIREARM OWNERS ID-PREEMPT

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the regulation of the possession or ownership of a rifle or shotgun (rather than assault weapons) are exclusive powers and functions of this State. Provides that any ordinance or regulation, or portion of that ordinance or regulation, that purports to regulate the possession or ownership of any rifle or shotgun (rather than assault weapons) in a manner that is inconsistent with this Act, shall be invalid. Deletes provision that an ordinance or regulation enacted on, before, or within 10 days after the effective date of Public Act 98-63 (July 9, 2013) regulating the possession or ownership of assault weapons is valid. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 17, 2017

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