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Proposed Illinois Firearm Legislation SB1279

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview


Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the Department of State Police has authority to deny an application for or to revoke and seize a Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued under the Act if the Department finds that the applicant or the person to whom the card was issued is or was at the time of issuance not covered by a policy of liability insurance in the amount of at least $100,000 specifically covering any damages resulting from negligent or willful acts involving the use of a firearm while owned or carried by the person. Provides that a person shall be deemed the owner of a firearm after the firearm is lost or stolen until the loss or theft is reported to the police department or sheriff of the jurisdiction in which the owner resides.

Session: 99th General Assembly

Last Action: Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: October 10, 2015


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1 sponsors: Ira Silverstein;

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 2% (1 of 59)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Oct 10, 2015 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
Senate May 15, 2015 Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2015
Senate Apr 24, 2015 Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 15, 2015
Senate Mar 27, 2015 Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 24, 2015
Senate Mar 4, 2015 To Subcommittee on Firearms (JU)
Senate Feb 25, 2015 Assigned to Judiciary
Senate Feb 17, 2015 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
Senate Feb 17, 2015 Referred to Assignments
Senate Feb 17, 2015 First Reading
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 17, 2015 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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