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Proposed Illinois Firearm Legislation SB2806

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Legislation Overview


Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that certain provisions of the unlawful use of weapons statute do not apply to persons licensed as private security contractors, private detectives, or private alarm contractors, or employed by a private security contractor, private detective, or private alarm contractor agency licensed by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, if their duties include the carrying of a weapon under the provisions of the Private Detective, Private Alarm, Private Security, Fingerprint Vendor, and Locksmith Act of 2004, while actually engaged in the performance of the duties of their employment or commuting between their homes and places of employment (deletes provision that the commuting is accomplished within one hour from departure from home or place of employment, as the case may be). Provides that the firearm control card shall be carried by the private security contractor, private detective, or private alarm contractor, or employee of the licensed private security contractor, private detective, or private alarm contractor agency at all times when he or she is in possession of a concealable weapon permitted by his or her firearm control card. Deletes provision that the exemption for a person regularly employed in a commercial or industrial operation as a security guard for the protection of persons employed and private property related to the commercial or industrial operation, while actually engaged in the performance of his or her duty or traveling between sites or properties belonging to the employer, applies only to security guards who are members of a security force of at least 5 persons. Makes other changes concerning exemptions from certain unlawful use of weapons violations for security guards.

Session: 98th General Assembly

Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: May 16, 2014


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2 sponsors: Antonio Muñoz; Marcus C. Evans, Jr.

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

Chamber Date Action
House May 16, 2014 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
House May 8, 2014 To Firearms Subcommittee
House Apr 23, 2014 Assigned to Judiciary
House Mar 19, 2014 Referred to Rules Committee
House Mar 19, 2014 First Reading
House Mar 12, 2014 Chief House Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
Senate Mar 4, 2014 Third Reading - Passed; 051-000-000
House Mar 4, 2014 Arrived in House
Senate Feb 20, 2014 Second Reading
Senate Feb 20, 2014 Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 25, 2014
Senate Feb 19, 2014 Do Pass Criminal Law; 010-000-000
Senate Feb 19, 2014 Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 20, 2014
Senate Feb 11, 2014 Assigned to Criminal Law
Senate Jan 29, 2014 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Antonio Muñoz
Senate Jan 29, 2014 Referred to Assignments
Senate Jan 29, 2014 First Reading
Type Date State Link Text
Engrossed Mar 4, 2014 state link bill text
Introduced Jan 30, 2014 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

Third Reading in Senate

Link: link to state bill page

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