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Proposed Illinois Gun Law HB2254

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: SAFE GUN STORAGE

Description: Creates the Safe Gun Storage Act. Provides that a firearm owner shall not store or keep any firearm in any premises unless the firearm is secured in a locked container, properly engaged so as to render the firearm inaccessible or unusable to any person other than the owner or other lawfully authorized user. Provides that if the firearm is carried by or under the control of the owner or other lawfully authorized user, then the firearm is deemed lawfully stored or kept. Provides that a violation is subject to a civil penalty not to exceed $500. Provides that a violation is subject to a civil penalty not to exceed $1,000 if any person knows or reasonably should know that a minor, an at-risk person, or a prohibited person is likely to gain access to a firearm belonging to or under the control of that person and a minor, an at-risk person, or a prohibited person obtains the firearm. Provides that a violation is subject to a civil penalty not to exceed $10,000 if a minor, an at-risk person, or a prohibited person obtains a firearm and uses it to injure or cause the death of a person or uses the firearm in connection with a crime. Provides that any money received from the collection of a civil penalty shall be deposited in the Mental Health Fund. Makes corresponding changes in the Criminal Code of 2012.

Session: 101st General Assembly

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

Sponsors

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3 sponsors: Kathleen Willis (D); Jonathan Carroll (D); John Connor (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 3% (3 of 118)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Mar 29, 2019 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
House Feb 19, 2019 Assigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
House Feb 13, 2019 Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
House Feb 13, 2019 Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
House Feb 7, 2019 First Reading
House Feb 7, 2019 Referred to Rules Committee
House Feb 7, 2019 Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Kathleen Willis
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 7, 2019 state link bill text
Amendments
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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