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Proposed Illinois Firearm Legislation HB5529

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Legislation Overview


Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Changes the name of the offense of unlawful use of weapons to unlawful possession of weapons. Makes similar changes to the names of the offenses of aggravated unlawful use of weapons, unlawful use or possession of weapons by felons or persons in the custody of Department of Corrections facilities, unlawful use of firearm projectiles, and unlawful use of a firearm in the shape of a wireless telephone. Makes conforming changes.

Session: 102nd General Assembly

Last Action: Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner

Last Action Date: March 22, 2022


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2 sponsors: Justin Slaughter (D); Kambium Buckner (D);

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

Chamber Date Action
House Mar 22, 2022 Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
House Feb 18, 2022 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
House Feb 9, 2022 Assigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
House Jan 31, 2022 First Reading
House Jan 31, 2022 Referred to Rules Committee
House Jan 28, 2022 Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Justin Slaughter
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Jan 28, 2022 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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