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Proposed Illinois Firearm Legislation SB1514

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Legislation Overview


Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. In the statute concerning unlawful use of weapons that prohibits the knowing sale, manufacture, purchase, possession, or carrying of any rifle having one or more barrels less than 16 inches in length or a shotgun having one or more barrels less than 18 inches in length or any weapon made from a rifle or shotgun, deletes "whether by alteration, modification, or otherwise, if such a weapon as modified has an overall length of less than 26 inches". In the exemption statute, permits an active member of a bona fide, nationally recognized military re-enacting group to have a rifle with a barrel or barrels less than 16 inches in length if the modification is required and necessary to accurately portray the weapon for historical re-enactment purposes; and the re-enactor is in possession of a valid and current re-enacting group membership credential. Deletes that the overall length of the weapon as modified must be not less than 26 inches. Effective immediately.

Session: 100th General Assembly

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017


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2 sponsors: Paul Schimpf (R); Dale Fowler (R);

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

Chamber Date Action
Senate Apr 7, 2017 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
Senate Mar 17, 2017 Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 7, 2017
Senate Mar 1, 2017 To Subcommittee on Firearms
Senate Feb 22, 2017 Assigned to Judiciary
Senate Feb 9, 2017 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Paul Schimpf
Senate Feb 9, 2017 Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler
Senate Feb 9, 2017 Referred to Assignments
Senate Feb 9, 2017 First Reading
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 9, 2017 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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