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Proposed Illinois Firearm Legislation HB4500

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Legislation Overview

Title: UNLAWFUL POSSESSION WEAPONS

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Changes the names of the offenses of unlawful use of weapons, unlawful use of weapons by felons or persons in the custody of the Department of Corrections facilities, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, being an armed habitual criminal, unlawful use of firearm projectiles, and unlawful use of a firearm in the shape of a wireless telephone to unlawful possession of weapons, unlawful possession of weapons by felons or persons in the custody of the Department of Corrections facilities, aggravated unlawful possession of a weapon, persistent unlawful possession of a weapon, unlawful possession of firearm projectiles, and unlawful possession of a firearm in the shape of a wireless telephone. Provides that if any person before the effective date of the amendatory Act has been arrested, charged, prosecuted, convicted, or sentenced for unlawful use of weapons, unlawful use or possession of weapons by felons or persons in the custody of the Department of Corrections facilities, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, being an armed habitual criminal, unlawful use of firearm projectiles, or unlawful use of a firearm in the shape of a wireless telephone, the changes of the names and the defendants to unlawful possession of weapons, unlawful possession of weapons by felons or persons in the custody of the Department of Corrections facilities, aggravated unlawful possession of a weapon, persistent unlawful possession of a weapon, unlawful possession of firearm projectiles, and unlawful possession of a firearm in the shape of a wireless telephone, shall retroactively be made in any criminal background records maintained by the Illinois State Police, law enforcement agencies, clerks of the circuit court, and any other State agencies providing criminal background information to the public under specified timelines. Amends various Acts to make conforming changes. Effective January 1, 2025.

Session: 103rd General Assembly

Last Action: Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy

Last Action Date: June 3, 2024

Sponsors

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28 sponsors: Kambium Buckner (D); Kelly Cassidy (D); Dagmara Avelar (D); Norma Hernandez (D); Rita Mayfield (D); Yolanda Morris (D); Carol Ammons (D); Lilian Jimenez (D); Jawaharial Williams (D); Wayne Rosenthal (R); Daniel Swanson (R); Javier Cervantes (D); Mike Porfirio (D); Adriane Johnson (D);Mary Edly-Allen (D); Rachel Ventura (D); Lakesia Collins (D); Omar Aquino (D); Doris Turner (D); Michael Halpin (D); Karina Villa (D); Robert Peters (D); Emil Jones (D); Christopher Belt (D); Mattie Hunter (D); Julie Morrison (D); Napoleon Harris (D); Laura Murphy (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 24% (28 of 118)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Jun 3, 2024 Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
House May 25, 2024 Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 106-000-000
House May 25, 2024 House Concurs
House May 25, 2024 Passed Both Houses
Senate May 24, 2024 Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
Senate May 24, 2024 Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
House May 23, 2024 Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 015-000-000
House May 23, 2024 Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
Senate May 22, 2024 Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
House May 22, 2024 Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
House May 22, 2024 Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Kam Buckner
House May 22, 2024 Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
House May 22, 2024 Arrived in House
Senate May 22, 2024 Third Reading - Passed; 059-000-000
House May 21, 2024 Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Wayne A Rosenthal
House May 21, 2024 Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Swanson
Senate May 17, 2024 Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 24, 2024
Senate May 17, 2024 Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Porfirio
Senate May 17, 2024 Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt
Senate May 16, 2024 Second Reading
Senate May 16, 2024 Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 17, 2024
Senate May 15, 2024 Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
Senate May 15, 2024 Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 16, 2024
Senate May 15, 2024 Do Pass as Amended Executive; 012-000-000
Senate May 15, 2024 Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
Senate May 14, 2024 Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
Senate May 10, 2024 Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 17, 2024
Senate May 7, 2024 Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
Senate May 2, 2024 Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Karina Villa
Senate May 1, 2024 Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael W. Halpin
Senate May 1, 2024 Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Doris Turner
Senate May 1, 2024 Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
Senate May 1, 2024 Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Javier L. Cervantes
Senate Apr 30, 2024 Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 10, 2024
Senate Apr 30, 2024 Assigned to Executive
Senate Apr 30, 2024 Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
Senate Apr 30, 2024 Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mary Edly-Allen
Senate Apr 30, 2024 Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachel Ventura
Senate Apr 30, 2024 Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Lakesia Collins
Senate Apr 30, 2024 Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
Senate Apr 24, 2024 Chief Senate Sponsor Sen. Javier L. Cervantes
Senate Apr 24, 2024 Referred to Assignments
Senate Apr 24, 2024 First Reading
Senate Apr 24, 2024 Placed on Calendar Order of First Reading
Senate Apr 24, 2024 Arrive in Senate
House Apr 19, 2024 Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jawaharial Williams
House Apr 19, 2024 Third Reading - Short Debate - Passed 068-036-000
House Apr 17, 2024 Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Lilian Jiménez
House Apr 17, 2024 Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
House Apr 16, 2024 House Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
House Apr 16, 2024 Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
House Apr 16, 2024 Second Reading - Short Debate
House Apr 15, 2024 House Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
House Apr 15, 2024 House Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 008-005-000
House Apr 15, 2024 Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Yolonda Morris
House Apr 12, 2024 Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
House Apr 9, 2024 House Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kam Buckner
House Apr 9, 2024 House Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
House Apr 9, 2024 Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Norma Hernandez
House Mar 13, 2024 Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
House Mar 12, 2024 Do Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 009-005-000
House Mar 5, 2024 Assigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
House Feb 22, 2024 Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
House Jan 31, 2024 Referred to Rules Committee
House Jan 31, 2024 First Reading
House Jan 22, 2024 Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
House Jan 18, 2024 Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Kam Buckner
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
Enrolled May 25, 2024 state link bill text
Engrossed Apr 16, 2024 state link bill text
Introduced Jan 18, 2024 state link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
Senate Amendment 001 Senate Amendment 001 May 1, 2024 State Link amendment text No
House Amendment 001 House Amendment 001 Apr 9, 2024 State Link amendment text No
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