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Proposed Illinois Firearm Legislation HB5516

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Legislation Overview


Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that notwithstanding whether the laws of the state or territory where the non-resident resides related to firearm ownership, possession, and carrying, are substantially similar to the requirements to obtain a license under the Act, the Department of State Police shall by rule allow for a non-resident license application if the applicant is an active duty member of the Armed Forces of the United States stationed in this State or the spouse of an active duty member of the Armed Forces of the United States stationed in this State. Provides that the applicant shall pay the resident license or renewal fees (rather than the non-resident fees). Effective immediately.

Session: 99th General Assembly

Last Action: Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael D. Unes

Last Action Date: March 14, 2016


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2 sponsors: Charles Meier; Michael Unes;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 2% (2 of 118)

Chamber Date Action
House Mar 14, 2016 Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael D. Unes
House Feb 10, 2016 First Reading
House Feb 10, 2016 Referred to Rules Committee
House Feb 9, 2016 Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Charles Meier
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 9, 2016 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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