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Proposed Illinois Firearm Legislation HB0885

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview


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 allow for a non-resident license application if the applicant is employed by the United States Military permanently assigned in Illinois on Permanent Change of Station or Permanent Change of Assignment orders and who is not a resident of the State but maintains an address in the State. Provides that a non-resident applicant who qualifies must meet all of the qualifications of the Act and shall submit: (1) the application and documentation required and the applicable fee; (2) a photocopy of proof of service document; (3) a photocopy of Permanent Change of Station or Permanent Change of Assignment orders to an assignment in this State; and (4) an affirmation that the applicant possesses a currently valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card with the Firearm Owner's Identification Card number or notice that the applicant is applying for a Firearm Owner's Identification Card in conjunction with the license application. Establishes fees for a qualified applicant. Makes other changes.

Session: 101st General Assembly

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019


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3 sponsors: Darren Bailey (R); Chris Miller (R); Andrew Chesney (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 3% (3 of 118)

Chamber Date Action
House Mar 29, 2019 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
House Feb 19, 2019 To Firearms and Firearm Safety Subcommittee
House Feb 11, 2019 Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
House Feb 5, 2019 Assigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
House Jan 30, 2019 Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Miller
House Jan 28, 2019 Referred to Rules Committee
House Jan 28, 2019 First Reading
House Jan 24, 2019 Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Darren Bailey
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Jan 24, 2019 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

Link: link to state bill page

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