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Proposed Illinois Firearm Legislation HB4048

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview


Description: Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that names and information of people who have applied for or received certificates of handgun registration are exempt from public inspections and copying. Amends the State Finance Act. Creates the National Instant Criminal Background Check System Improvement Fund and the Illinois LEADS Information and Technology Improvement Fund. Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Act. Provides that the Act may now be cited to as the "Firearm Owners Identification Card and Certificate of Handgun Registration Act". Defines "certificate of handgun registration" and "handgun". Prohibits any person in the State from carrying or possessing a handgun without a certificate of handgun registration. Sets forth requirements concerning exemptions, applications for registration, registration fees, the distribution of moneys received from certain fees, and the denial of an application. Creates penalties for the possession of a handgun without a current certificate of registration, knowingly providing false or misleading information or evidence in connection with an application, and the failure to report to local law enforcement that a registered handgun is lost, stolen, missing, or destroyed. Sets forth procedures for the return of a certificate of registration for a handgun that is lost, stolen, or otherwise disposed of. Amends various Acts to make conforming changes.

Session: 99th General Assembly

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

Last Action Date: March 27, 2015


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1 sponsors: Edward Acevedo;

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

Chamber Date Action
House Mar 27, 2015 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
House Mar 25, 2015 To Firearms and Firearm Safety Subcommittee
House Mar 16, 2015 Assigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
House Feb 27, 2015 Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
House Feb 27, 2015 First Reading
House Feb 27, 2015 Referred to Rules Committee
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 27, 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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