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Proposed Illinois Firearm Legislation HB5956

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview


Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that if a municipality enacts an ordinance in violation of preemption provisions of the Act, the municipality is liable for damages to the prevailing party in a civil action brought against the municipality or an officer or employee of the municipality for infringing upon the rights of the prevailing party for enforcing the ordinance enacted in violation of the preemption provisions. Amends the Local Governmental and Governmental Employees Tort Immunity Act to make conforming changes. Effective immediately.

Session: 99th General Assembly

Last Action: Referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: February 11, 2016


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1 sponsors: Christopher Davidsmeyer;

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

Chamber Date Action
House Feb 11, 2016 Filed with the Clerk by Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer
House Feb 11, 2016 First Reading
House Feb 11, 2016 Referred to Rules Committee
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 11, 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

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