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Proposed Illinois Firearm Legislation SB2278

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Legislation Overview


Description: Creates the Family and Personal Protection Act. Provides that the Department of State Police shall issue a license to carry a loaded or unloaded handgun to an applicant who resides in a non-home rule county of the State and who meets specified qualifications, has provided the application and specified documentation, and has submitted the requisite fees. Provides that a license to carry a handgun entitles a licensee to carry in any non-home rule county of the State a loaded handgun, either concealed or openly, on or about his or her person or in a vehicle, except in certain prohibited locations. Provides that a completed application for a license shall be submitted to the office of the sheriff of the county in which the applicant resides with all accompanying materials and fees. Provides that the sheriff shall review the application and submit a completed application, all accompanying materials, and the application fee to the Department within 30 days of receipt. Provides that a sheriff may submit an objection to an application, provided the objection is in writing, includes specific reasons for the objection, and is submitted with the application. Amends various Acts to make conforming changes.

Session: 98th General Assembly

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

Last Action Date: August 9, 2013


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1 sponsors: William Sam McCann;

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

Chamber Date Action
Senate Aug 9, 2013 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
Senate May 10, 2013 Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2013
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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Link: link to state bill page

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