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Proposed Illinois Firearm Legislation SB2247

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview


Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012 concerning unlawful use of weapons. Provides that 120 days after the effective date of the bill, it is unlawful for a person to knowingly import, sell, manufacture, transfer, or possess, in this State, a bump-fire stock for a semi-automatic firearm that does not convert the semi-automatic firearm into a machine gun. Defines "bump-fire stock" as a butt stock designed to be attached to a semi-automatic firearm and designed, made, or altered, and intended to increase the rate of fire achievable with the firearm to that of a fully automatic firearm by using the energy from the recoil of the firearm to generate reciprocating action that facilitates repeated activation of the trigger. Provides that a violation is a Class 4 felony. Effective immediately.

Session: 100th General Assembly

Last Action: Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. William E. Brady

Last Action Date: November 15, 2018


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'.

7 sponsors: Bill Brady (R); John Curran (R); Tom Rooney (R); Karen McConnaughay (R); Susan Rezin (R); Michael Connelly (R); Jim Oberweis (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 12% (7 of 59)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Nov 15, 2018 Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. William E. Brady
Senate Apr 27, 2018 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
Senate Apr 17, 2018 Postponed - Judiciary
Senate Apr 13, 2018 Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 27, 2018
Senate Apr 12, 2018 Waive Posting Notice
Senate Feb 22, 2018 Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jim Oberweis
Senate Jan 24, 2018 Assigned to Judiciary
Senate Nov 1, 2017 Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
Senate Oct 24, 2017 Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Karen McConnaughay
Senate Oct 24, 2017 Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Tom Rooney
Senate Oct 24, 2017 Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John F. Curran
Senate Oct 24, 2017 Co-Sponsor Sen. Sue Rezin
Senate Oct 24, 2017 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Chris Nybo
Senate Oct 24, 2017 First Reading
Senate Oct 24, 2017 Referred to Assignments
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Oct 24, 2017 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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