Help us keep you informed about new legislation that could effect your right to bear arms. Even a small donation helps us keep this running. Please consider signing up for a paying membership or making a donation, every little bit helps.

toggle menu

Proposed Illinois Firearm Legislation HB5714

  watching this bill
Legislation Overview


Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person is also an armed habitual criminal if the person receives, sells, possesses, or transfers any firearm after having been convicted a total of 2 or more times of any combination of offenses that includes a felony violation of the Deadly Weapons Article of the Code (rather than unlawful use of a weapon by a felon; aggravated unlawful use of a weapon; aggravated discharge of a firearm; or gunrunning).

Session: 99th General Assembly

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

Last Action Date: April 22, 2016


Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

3 sponsors: Michael Zalewski; Edward Acevedo; John Anthony;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 3% (3 of 118)

Chamber Date Action
House Apr 22, 2016 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
House Apr 15, 2016 Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
House Apr 15, 2016 Second Reading - Short Debate
House Apr 7, 2016 Added Co-Sponsor Rep. John D. Anthony
House Apr 7, 2016 Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
House Apr 6, 2016 Do Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 015-000-000
House Mar 30, 2016 Removed Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
House Mar 23, 2016 Assigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
House Feb 23, 2016 Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
House Feb 17, 2016 Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
House Feb 10, 2016 Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
House Feb 10, 2016 Referred to Rules Committee
House Feb 10, 2016 First Reading
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 10, 2016 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

Discuss this bill and other firearm related topics in our discussion forum