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Proposed Illinois Firearm Legislation HB3170

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Legislation Overview


Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Increases the penalty for unlawful use of weapons by selling, manufacturing, purchasing, possessing, or carrying a machine gun, other than in the passenger compartment of a motor vehicle or on one's person if the weapon is loaded, from a Class 2 felony, with a mandatory sentence of not less than 3 years and not more than 7 years imprisonment to a Class 1 felony, with a mandatory sentence of not less than 4 years and not more than 15 years imprisonment. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that a person serving a sentence for this violation shall receive no more than 7.5 days sentence credit for each month of his or her sentence of imprisonment (rather than day for day sentence credit).

Session: 101st General Assembly

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019


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1 sponsors: Mark Batinick (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 1% (1 of 118)

Chamber Date Action
House Mar 29, 2019 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
House Mar 5, 2019 Assigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
House Feb 15, 2019 Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Mark Batinick
House Feb 15, 2019 First Reading
House Feb 15, 2019 Referred to Rules Committee
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 15, 2019 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
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Link: link to state bill page

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