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Proposed Illinois Firearm Legislation HB2789

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview


Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that 90 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, it is unlawful for any person within the State to knowingly manufacture, deliver, sell, purchase, or possess or cause to be manufactured, delivered, sold, purchased, or possessed a semi-automatic assault weapon, an assault weapon attachment, any .50 caliber rifle, or .50 caliber cartridge. Provides that these provisions do not apply to a person who possessed a prohibited weapon, device, or attachment before the effective date of the amendatory Act if the person has provided proof of ownership to the Department of State Police within 90 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Provides that on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the person may transfer the weapon or assault weapon attachment only to an heir, an individual residing in another state maintaining that device in another state, or a dealer licensed as a federal firearms dealer. Specifies penalties for violations. Provides exemptions. Effective immediately.

Session: 99th General Assembly

Last Action: Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.

Last Action Date: August 5, 2015


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3 sponsors: Laura Fine; Camille Lilly; Jaime Andrade;

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

Chamber Date Action
House Aug 5, 2015 Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
House Jul 1, 2015 Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
House Mar 27, 2015 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
House Mar 11, 2015 To Firearms and Firearm Safety Subcommittee
House Mar 2, 2015 Assigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
House Feb 20, 2015 Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Laura Fine
House Feb 20, 2015 Referred to Rules Committee
House Feb 20, 2015 First Reading
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 20, 2015 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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