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Proposed Illinois Firearm Legislation SB2277

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Legislation Overview


Description: Creates the Illinois License to Carry Firearms for Self-Defense Act. Authorizes the county sheriff to issue licenses to carry concealed firearms to persons at least 21 years of age who meet certain requirements. Requires an applicant for a license to have completed specified training requirements developed by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board consisting of classroom instruction and live firing exercises. Preempts home rule. Amends the Illinois Police Training Act and the Criminal Code of 2012 to make conforming changes. Effective January 1, 2014.

Session: 98th General Assembly

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

Last Action Date: May 10, 2013


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1 sponsors: William Sam McCann;

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

Chamber Date Action
Senate May 10, 2013 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
Senate Apr 29, 2013 Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 3, 2013
Senate Apr 19, 2013 Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 10, 2013
Senate Mar 22, 2013 Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 19, 2013
Senate Mar 13, 2013 To Subcommittee on Firearms
Senate Mar 5, 2013 Assigned to Judiciary
Senate Feb 15, 2013 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
Senate Feb 15, 2013 Referred to Assignments
Senate Feb 15, 2013 First Reading
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 15, 2013 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
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There have not been any votes on this bill

Link: link to state bill page

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