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Proposed Illinois Firearm Legislation HB3789

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview


Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that an owner of a handgun possessed before the effective date of the amendatory Act must make an application to register the handgun with the Director of the Illinois State Police, in the manner provided by the Director. Provides that registration information shall include the registrant's name, date of birth, gender, race, residential address, social security number, and a description of each handgun being registered. provides that a registration of any handgun shall be transferable if the seller notifies the Illinois State Police within 72 hours of the transfer and the buyer provides the Illinois State Police with information sufficient to constitute a registration under this provision. Provides that the registration shall not be valid if the registrant is prohibited or becomes prohibited from possessing a firearm under State or federal law. Provides that the Director shall determine whether the registrant is prohibited from possessing a firearm under State or federal law. Provides that the check shall be limited to determining whether the factors listed in the federal Gun Control Act of 1968 apply or whether a registrant has been convicted of a forcible felony, so as to prohibit the registrant from possessing a firearm, and whether notification to the Illinois State Police has been made under the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that all registrants shall recertify to the Illinois State Police every 5 years thereafter. Provides that failure to recertify shall result in a revocation of the registration. Provides that a violation is a Class A misdemeanor.

Session: 102nd General Assembly

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

Last Action Date: March 27, 2021


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1 sponsors: Margaret Croke (D);

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

Chamber Date Action
House Mar 27, 2021 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
House Mar 18, 2021 To Firearms and Firearm Safety Subcommittee
House Mar 16, 2021 Assigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
House Feb 22, 2021 First Reading
House Feb 22, 2021 Referred to Rules Committee
House Feb 19, 2021 Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Margaret Croke
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 19, 2021 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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