Title: MACHINE GUN-PENALTIES
Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Increases the penalty for unlawful use of weapons by selling, manufacturing, purchasing, possessing, or carrying a machine gun, other than in the passenger compartment of a motor vehicle or on one's person if the weapon is loaded, from a Class 2 felony, with a mandatory sentence of not less than 3 years and not more than 7 years imprisonment to a Class 1 felony, with a mandatory sentence of not less than 4 years and not more than 15 years imprisonment. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that a person serving a sentence for this violation shall receive no more than 7.5 days sentence credit for each month of his or her sentence of imprisonment (rather than day for day sentence credit).
Session: 101st General Assembly
Last Action: Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
Last Action Date: March 29, 2019
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1 sponsors: Mark Batinick (R);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 1% (1 of 118)
|House||Mar 29, 2019||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
|House||Mar 5, 2019||Assigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee|
|House||Feb 15, 2019||Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Mark Batinick|
|House||Feb 15, 2019||First Reading|
|House||Feb 15, 2019||Referred to Rules Committee|
|Introduced||Feb 15, 2019||state link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
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