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Proposed Illinois Firearm Legislation HB4753

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview


Description: Creates the Handgun Dealer Licensing Act. Provides for the regulation of handgun dealers through licensure by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Provides that no person may sell or otherwise transfer, expose for sale or transfer, or have in his or her possession with the intent to sell or transfer any concealable firearm without being licensed under the Act. Provides, however, that the prohibition does not apply to a person who makes occasional sales, exchanges, or purchases of concealable firearms for the enhancement of a personal collection or as a hobby, or who sells all or part of his or her personal collection of firearms. Sets forth provisions concerning application, fees, duration of licensure, license retention requirements, submissions to the Department, penalties, revocation, and suspension. Grants rulemaking authority to the Department and provides that for the purpose of determining compliance with the Act, the Act may be enforced by any municipality in which a licensee is located or, if a licensee is not located in a municipality, by the county in which a licensee is located.

Session: 98th General Assembly

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

Last Action Date: March 28, 2014


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1 sponsors: Elgie Sims

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

Chamber Date Action
House Mar 28, 2014 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
House Mar 24, 2014 To Firearms Subcommittee
House Mar 3, 2014 Assigned to Judiciary
House Feb 5, 2014 Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
House Feb 5, 2014 First Reading
House Feb 5, 2014 Referred to Rules Committee
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 5, 2014 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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