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Proposed Illinois Firearm Legislation SB2280

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Legislation Overview


Description: Provides that Act may be referred to as the Constitutional Right to Carry a Firearm Act. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Allows a person 21 or older to carry on his or her person, openly or concealed, a firearm and firearm ammunition, unless otherwise prohibited. Allows a person 18 to 20 years of age to carry on his or her person, openly or concealed, a firearm and firearm ammunition if a member or honorably discharged veteran of the United States Armed Forces, unless otherwise prohibited. Prohibits the following persons from possessing or carrying a firearm and firearm ammunition: (1) convicted of a felony or if under 21 certain misdemeanors; (2) convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence; (3) fugitive from justice; (4) unlawful user or addicted to any controlled substance; (5) intellectually disabled, adjudicated as a mental defective, or been committed to a mental institution; (6) illegally in the United States or admitted to the United States under a nonimmigrant visa but provides exceptions; (7) has renounced United States citizenship; (10) dishonorably discharged from the Armed Forces; or (11) subject to a court restraining order from harassing, stalking, or threatening an intimate partner, child of the intimate partner, or person, or engaging in conduct that would place an these persons in reasonable fear of bodily injury. Repeals the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act and unlawful possession of a firearm and firearm ammunition. Amends various Acts to make conforming changes. Effective immediately.

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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