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Proposed Illinois Firearm Legislation SB0489

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview


Description: Amends the School Code. Provides that a school district may offer a firearm safety training course to students in grades 9 through 12, which may include instruction on hunting safety. Provides that if a school district offers the course, a student may not be required to take the course. Provides that if a school board intends to offer a firearm safety training course, it must develop a policy to implement the course and must publish that policy on the district's website.

Session: 102nd General Assembly

Last Action: Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patrick J. Joyce

Last Action Date: February 10, 2022


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2 sponsors: Neil Anderson (R); Patrick Joyce (D);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 3% (2 of 59)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Feb 10, 2022 Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patrick J. Joyce
Senate Apr 16, 2021 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
Senate Mar 24, 2021 To Executive- Firearms
Senate Mar 23, 2021 Assigned to Executive
Senate Feb 23, 2021 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Neil Anderson
Senate Feb 23, 2021 Referred to Assignments
Senate Feb 23, 2021 First Reading
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 23, 2021 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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