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137 total bills, 32 anti-gun bills,
46 pro-gun bills for this session
Proposed Illinois Gun Laws

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note: Legislation carries over from odd-numbered to even-numbered years. All bills are referred to either the House Rules Committee or the Senate Assignments Committee.

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HB0174

Title: LOST&STOLEN FIREARMS-PENALTY

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that the provision of the Code that makes it an offense for a person who possesses or acquires a firearm and thereafter loses the firearm, or if the firearm is stolen from the person, to fail to report the loss or theft to the local law enforcement agency within 72 hours after obtaining knowledge of the loss or theft is a Class 4 felony for a third offense (rather than a Class A misdemeanor) and a Class 3 felony for a fourth or subsequent offense. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB0240

Title: HUNTING-CARRYING HANDGUNS

Description: Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides that a person with a valid concealed carry license issued under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act, or an off-duty law enforcement official or officer, may carry a handgun on or about his or her person while hunting. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB0248

Title: FIREARMS-JUDICIAL OFFICERS

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Permits certain judicial officers, some with written consent required, to carry a concealed firearm to any building, parking area, or portion of a building under the control of an officer of the executive or legislative branch of government, any building designated for matters before a circuit court, appellate court, or the Supreme Court, or any building or portion of a building under the control of the Supreme Court and any building or portion of a building under the control of a unit of local government.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB0274

Title: CONCEAL CARRY-BUSINESS LICENSE

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that a municipality, including a home rule unit, may not revoke, suspend, or refuse to renew a business license or otherwise interfere with a business license issued by the municipality to a business owner, including the holder of a retail liquor license issued under the Liquor Control Act of 1934, because the business owner lawfully permits a concealed carry licensee to carry firearms into his or her business establishment. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB0283

Title: MHDDC-CLEAR&PRESENT DANGER

Description: Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Provides that the Department of State Police shall annually compile and submit a report to the Governor and General Assembly no later than May 31 of each calendar year on the number of persons reported as posing a clear and present danger to themselves or others by persons required to report that information to the Department of State Police under the Code. Provides that the report shall be based on information submitted by each county, municipality, public elementary or secondary school, private elementary or secondary school, or public or private community college, college, or university of the State without disclosing individual identifying information of the persons who pose the clear and present danger to themselves or others. Provides that if the person who poses the clear and present danger is reported by home address and the person attends a school, college, or university, then the compilation shall only include that individual once in the report for the total annual compilation.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB0321

Title: REPEAL/RESTORE VARIOUS-SB9

Description: Repeals the State Tax Lien Registration Act and the Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act. Reenacts the Uniform Disposition of Unclaimed Property Act. Changes various Acts by restoring language deleted by Public Act 100-22 and deleting language added by Public Act 100-22, including, but not limited to, the following changes: (1) amends the Illinois Income Tax Act to provide that: (A) for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2019 and beginning prior to January 1, 2025, the income tax rates shall be (i) 3.75% for individuals, trusts, and estates and (ii) 5.25% for corporations; (B) for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2025, the income tax rates shall be (i) 3.25% for individuals, trusts, and estates and (ii) 4.8% for corporations; (C) the research and development credit does not apply for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2019 (currently, January 1, 2022); (D) provides that the maximum amount of the education expense credit is reduced from $750 to $500 per year; (E) repeals an addition modification for amounts deducted under the Internal Revenue Code for domestic manufacturing and other activities; and (F) repeals provisions disallowing certain exemptions for taxpayers with an income above a certain limit; (2) repeals the State Tax Lien Database; (3) amends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act to provide that: (A) the graphic arts machinery exemption sunsets on July 1, 2019 and (B) the manufacturing and assembling machinery and equipment exemption is no longer permanent. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB0364

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-EXPIRATION

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that a concealed carry license shall be renewed for a period of 5 years from the date of expiration on the applicant's current license upon the applicant completing the necessary requirements under the Act.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB0367

Title: FIREARM DEALERS CERTIFICATION

Description: If and only if Senate Bill 337 of the 100th General Assembly becomes law, then the Firearm Dealer License Certification Act is amended. Provides that the provisions of the Act concerning the certification of the license of a Federal Firearms Licensee apply only to a Federal Firearms Licensee who has been found by the federal or State government to have 3 or more firearms used in the commission of criminal offenses sold or transferred by the licensee within the 5 years prior to his or her application for certification of his or her license. Effective upon becoming law or on the date Senate Bill 337 of the 100th General Assembly takes effect, whichever is later.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HR0398

Title: RESTRICT LEAD SHOTSHELLS

Description: Urges support for all efforts to restrict the use of lead shotshells to take wildlife.

Last Action: Resolution Adopted 066-044-000

Last Action Date: June 1, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB0885

Title: FIREARMS-NONRESIDENT MILITARY

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that notwithstanding whether the laws of the state or territory where the non-resident resides related to firearm ownership, possession, and carrying are substantially similar to the requirements to obtain a license under the Act, the Department of State Police shall allow for a non-resident license application if the applicant is employed by the United States Military permanently assigned in Illinois on Permanent Change of Station or Permanent Change of Assignment orders and who is not a resident of the State but maintains an address in the State. Provides that a non-resident applicant who qualifies must meet all of the qualifications of the Act and shall submit: (1) the application and documentation required and the applicable fee; (2) a photocopy of proof of service document; (3) a photocopy of Permanent Change of Station or Permanent Change of Assignment orders to an assignment in this State; and (4) an affirmation that the applicant possesses a currently valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card with the Firearm Owner's Identification Card number or notice that the applicant is applying for a Firearm Owner's Identification Card in conjunction with the license application. Establishes fees for a qualified applicant. Makes other changes.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB0887

Title: FOID-DENIAL & REVOC-STALKING

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the Department of State Police has authority to deny an application for or to revoke and seize a Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued under the Act if the Department finds that the applicant or the person to whom the card was issued is or was at the time of issuance a person who has been convicted within the past 5 years of stalking or a substantially similar offense in another jurisdiction, in which a firearm was used or possessed. Makes conforming changes.

Last Action: Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez

Last Action Date: April 2, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB0888

Title: FOID-SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the Department of State Police shall conduct a search of the purchasers' social media accounts available to the public to determine if there is any information that would disqualify the person from obtaining or require revocation of a currently valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card. Provides that each applicant for a Firearm Owner's Identification Card shall furnish to the Department of State Police a list of every social media account.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB0892

Title: CRIM CD-UUW-FIREARM DETECTION

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits the offense of unlawful use of weapons when he knowingly sells, manufactures, purchases, possesses, or carries a firearm with: (1) a major component of which, if subjected to inspection by common metal detection devices, would not be detectable; or (2) a major component of which, if subjected to inspection by common imaging detection devices, would not generate an image that accurately depicts the shape of the component. Provides that this offense is a Class 2 felony. Creates exemptions. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB0896

Title: CRIMINAL LAW-TECH

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the unlawful use of weapons.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB0898

Title: CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS-FIREARMS

Description: Amends the Illinois Police Training Act. Defines "retired law enforcement officer qualified under federal law" for purposes of the Act to permit the carrying of a concealed weapon. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012, the Unified Code of Corrections, and the County Jail Act. Permits currently employed and qualified retired State correctional officers and county correctional officers to carry their own firearms off-duty without being in violation of the unlawful use of weapons and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon statutes if they meet certain training requirements. Provides that currently employed and qualified retired State correctional officers and county correctional officers shall carry a photographic identification and a valid annual firearm certificate while carrying their own firearms off-duty. Limited to correctional officers who have custody and control over inmates in an adult correctional facility. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Ryan Spain

Last Action Date: July 31, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB0899

Title: FIREARM OWNERS ID-REVOKE

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the Department of State Police shall revoke for one year the Firearm Owner's Identification Card of a card holder who reports to the local law enforcement agency his or her firearms lost or stolen in 3 separate incidents within a 2-year period. Provides that any law enforcement agency that has knowledge that a card holder has reported his or her firearms lost or stolen in 3 separate incidents within a 2-year period shall forthwith forward that information to the Department of State Police. Provides that an "incident" means an occasion in which the card holder's firearm or firearms have been lost or stolen regardless of the number of firearms stolen in the incident and the report of the loss or theft of the firearm or firearms on one occasion shall be considered one incident. Provides that if a law enforcement agency recovers a firearm that had been lost or stolen and has not been previously reported as lost or stolen, the recovery of the firearm shall be considered an incident for the purpose of this provision. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that the sentence for attempt to acquire a firearm by use of a revoked Firearm Owner's Identification Card is a Class 4 felony.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB0911

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-OFFICIALS

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that nothing in the provisions prohibiting the carrying of a concealed firearm in certain areas prevents a concealed carry licensee who is a judge of the Supreme, Appellate, or Circuit Court of this State or an Associate Judge of the Circuit Court, a judge of the United States District Court, United States Court of Appeals, or the United States Supreme Court, a State's Attorney, or Assistant State's Attorney with the consent of the State's Attorney, from carrying a concealed firearm in any area prohibited by these provisions, other than an area where firearms are prohibited under federal law.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB0913

Title: FIREARM OWNERS ID ACT-REPEAL

Description: Repeals the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Amends various Acts to make conforming changes. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB1186

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearms Restraining Order Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

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

Last Action Date: April 12, 2019

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HB1334

Title: CRIMINAL LAW-TECH

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the defacing of identification marks on a firearm.

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

Last Action Date: April 12, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1467

Title: FOID-RECORDS-AMMUNITION SALES

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act, a person or place of business who sells ammunition to any person in this State shall maintain records for each transaction that includes the: (1) date of the transaction; (2) purchaser's name and date of birth; (3) purchaser's address; (4) purchaser's Firearm Owner's Identification Card information; and (5) ammunition amount, caliber, manufacturer's name and serial number, or other distinguishing information. Requires the person or place of business to submit each record within 7 days of the transaction to the Department of State Police. Provides that each person or place or business shall have a record book maintained on the premises and made available for inspection by any law enforcement officer. Requires the Department of State Police to establish and maintain a searchable database which contains these ammunition records.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB1488

Title: FIREARMS-ELECTRONIC LICENSES

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the Department of State Police may develop a system under which the holder of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card may display an electronic version of his or her Firearm Owner's Identification Card on a mobile telephone or other portable electronic device. Provides that an electronic version of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card shall contain security features the Department determines to be necessary to ensure that the electronic version is accurate and current and shall satisfy other requirements the Department determines to be necessary regarding form and content. Provides that the display or possession of an electronic version of a valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card in accordance with the requirements of the Department satisfies all requirements for the display or possession of a valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card under the laws of the State. Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that the Department of State Police may develop a system under which the holder of a concealed carry license may display an electronic version of his or her license on a mobile telephone or other portable electronic device. Provides that an electronic version of a license shall contain security features the Department determines to be necessary to ensure that the electronic version is accurate and current and shall satisfy other requirements the Department determines to be necessary regarding form and content. Provides that the display or possession of an electronic version of a license in accordance with the requirements of the Department satisfies all requirements for the display or possession of a valid license under the laws of the State. Makes conforming changes.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB1489

Title: FIREARM REGISTRY PROHIBITION

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the State, including the Department of State Police, shall not establish or maintain a registry that contains information about the purchase of a firearm or the purchaser's personal identifying information. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB1490

Title: FIREARM DISPOSITION RECORDS

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that a person who receives a revocation or suspension notice under the Act (currently, only revocation notice) shall, within 48 hours of receiving notice of the revocation or suspension: (1) surrender his or her Firearm Owner's Identification Card to the local law enforcement agency where the person resides; and (2) complete a Firearm Disposition Record on a form prescribed by the Department of State Police and place his or her firearms in the location or with the person reported in the Firearm Disposition Record. Provides that the Firearm Disposition Record shall contain a statement to be signed by the transferee that the transferee: (1) is aware of, and will abide by, current law regarding the unlawful transfer of a firearm; (2) is aware of the penalties for violating the law as it pertains to unlawful transfer of a firearm; and (3) intends to retain possession of the firearm or firearms until it is determined that the transferor is legally eligible to possess a firearm and has an active Firearm Owners Identification Card, if applicable, or until a new person is chosen to hold the firearm or firearms. Makes conforming changes.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB1492

Title: CONCEALED CARRY RENEWAL

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that a concealed carry license shall be renewed for a period of 10 years (currently, 5 years). Provides that an applicant or non-resident requesting a renewal of a concealed carry license shall submit $10, of which $7 shall be apportioned to the State Police Firearm Services Fund, $1 shall be apportioned to the Mental Health Reporting Fund, and $2 shall be apportioned to the State Crime Laboratory Fund.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB1543

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearms Restraining Order Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB1574

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-EXPIRATION

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that a concealed carry license shall be renewed for a period of 5 years from the date of expiration on the applicant's current license upon the applicant completing the necessary requirements under the Act.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB1586

Title: CRIM CD-HANDGUN AMMO-SERIALIZE

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that beginning January 1, 2020, all handgun ammunition that is manufactured, imported into the State for sale or personal use, kept for sale, offered or exposed for sale, sold, given, lent, or possessed shall be serialized. Provides that beginning January 1, 2020, any person who manufactures, causes to be manufactured, imports into the State for sale or personal use, keeps for sale, offers or exposes for sale, or who gives or lends any handgun ammunition that is not serialized is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor. Provides that beginning January 1, 2020, any person who possesses in any public place any handgun ammunition that is not serialized is guilty of a Class C misdemeanor. Provides exceptions. Provides that beginning January 1, 2020, the Department of State Police shall maintain a centralized registry of all reports of handgun ammunition transactions reported to the Department in a manner prescribed by the Department. Provides that information in the registry, upon proper application for that information, shall be furnished to peace officers and authorized employees of the Department of State Police or to the person listed in the registry as the owner of the particular handgun ammunition. Provides that the Department of State Police shall adopt rules relating to the assessment and collection of end-user fees in an amount not to exceed $0.005 per round of handgun ammunition or per bullet, in which the accumulated fee amount may not exceed the cost to pay for the infrastructure, implementation, operational, enforcement, and future development costs of these provisions. Effective January 1, 2020, except some provisions effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB1599

Title: CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE FEES

Description: Amends the Firearms Concealed Carry Act. Provides that for a new or renewal concealed carry license, the fee shall be $75 (rather than $150), of which $60 (rather than $120) shall be apportioned to the State Police Firearm Services Fund, $5 (rather than $20) shall be apportioned to the Mental Health Reporting Fund, and $10 shall be apportioned to the State Crime Laboratory Fund. Provides that a non-resident applicant for a new license or renewal shall submit $150 (rather than $300) and a licensee requesting a new license shall submit $10 (rather than $75). Effective immediately.

Last Action: Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Lance Yednock

Last Action Date: June 12, 2019

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HB1600

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-NON-RESIDENT

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Eliminates provision that a non-resident license application must be from a state or territory with laws related to firearm ownership, possession, and carrying, that are substantially similar to the requirements to obtain a license under the Act. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB1626

Title: CRIM CD-USE OF SILENCERS

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits the offense of unlawful use of weapons when the person knowingly uses, attaches, or possesses with the intent to use or attach any device or attachment of any kind for silencing the report of any handgun, unless the use, attachment, or possession with the intent to use the device or attachment is on the premises of a firing or shooting range; or possess any device or attachment of any kind designed, used, or intended for use in silencing the report of any other firearm if the device or attachment is not possessed in compliance with the federal National Firearms Act. Provides that a person commits the offense of unlawful sale or delivery of firearms when he or she transfers or gives a suppressor or silencer to a person not authorized to possess the suppressor or silencer under federal law. Amends the Wildlife Code. Removes the prohibition of using a silencer or other device to muffle or mute the sound of the explosion or report resulting from the firing of any gun. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB1632

Title: STUN GUN&TASER-NO FOID

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Removes provisions that a person may not acquire or possess a stun gun or taser within the State without having in his or her possession a Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued in his or her name by the Department of State Police under the provisions of the Act.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB1643

Title: SAFE ZONE ACT

Description: Amends the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Act. Provides that within 60 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority shall identify geographic areas eligible to be designated by the Safe and Full Coordinating Board as a Safe and Full Employment Zone ("SAFE Zone") and shall send to the Legislative Audit Commission and make publicly available its analysis and development of the SAFE Zones. Provides that the criteria for these SAFE Zones shall be used to prioritize State funding and provide various services throughout the State. Creates the Safe and Full Employment Coordinating Board to develop and implement a plan for designating SAFE Zones. Provides that the design of programs and budget requirements in SAFE Zones shall be developed by Local Economic Growth Councils. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the First Time Weapon Offender Program shall be implemented by the Safe and Full Employment Coordinating Board. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB1846

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

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

Last Action Date: April 12, 2019

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HB1847

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a legislative declaration.

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

Last Action Date: April 12, 2019

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HB1848

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a legislative declaration.

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

Last Action Date: April 12, 2019

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HB1849

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a legislative declaration.

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

Last Action Date: April 12, 2019

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HB1850

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a legislative declaration.

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

Last Action Date: April 12, 2019

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HB1881

Title: CRIMINAL LAW-TECH

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the unlawful sale or delivery of firearms.

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

Last Action Date: April 12, 2019

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HB2043

Title: GENERAL ASSEMBLY-FIREARM BILL

Description: Amends the General Assembly Operations Act. Provides that any member of the General Assembly who wishes to introduce a bill pertaining to a firearm must be able to produce proof, upon request, that he or she has completed: (1) the firearm training requirements under the Private Detective, Private Alarm, Private Security, Fingerprint Vendor, and Locksmith Act of 2004; (2) range safety officer training; and (3) a basic knowledge test of calibers and gauges of firearms.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2048

Title: FIREARMS-NON RESIDENT MILITARY

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that notwithstanding whether the laws of the state or territory where the non-resident resides related to firearm ownership, possession, and carrying are substantially similar to the requirements to obtain a license under the Act, the Department of State Police shall, no later than 120 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, allow for a non-resident license application if the applicant is an active duty member of the Armed Forces of the United States who is stationed in the State and lives in the State. Provides that a non-resident active duty member of the Armed Forces of the United States who is stationed in the State and lives in the State shall apply to the Department and must meet all of the qualifications under the Act and shall submit: (1) the application and documentation required and the applicable fee; (2) a photocopy of a valid military identification card or Official Proof of Service Letter; and (3) a photocopy of permanent change-of-station orders to an assignment in the State. Provides for emergency rulemaking to implement the amendatory Act. Establishes fees. Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides that persons licensed to possess a concealed firearm under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act and current or retired police officers authorized by law to possess a concealed firearm shall be exempt from the Code that prohibits possession of those firearms. Makes conforming changes to the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB2052

Title: FIREARM OWNERS ID-18 YEARS

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Lowers the age in which a person may apply for a Firearm Owner's Identification Card without parental or legal guardian consent from 21 years of age to 18 years of age. Provides that an applicant who is 18 (rather than 21) years of age or older seeking a religious exemption to the photograph requirement must furnish with the application an approved copy of United States Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service Form 4029.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2057

Title: FIREARM OWNERS ID-LOCAL REG

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that a unit of local government, including a home rule unit, may not impose a tax, fee, or other assessment other than the normal sales tax rate for goods on a firearm, firearm attachment, or firearm ammunition. Provides that the provisions of any ordinance or resolution, in effect or adopted, on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act by any unit of local government, including a home rule unit, that imposes a tax, fee, or other assessment other than the normal sales tax rate for goods on a firearm, firearm attachment, or firearm ammunition are invalid and void. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB2059

Title: CONCEAL CARRY-WAIVER-MARKSMAN

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of the Act, the fee for a new license or non-resident license shall be waived if the applicant is an honorably discharged member of the Armed Forces of the United States who has been awarded a marksmanship badge.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB2224

Title: FIREARM CERTIFY-APPLICATION

Description: Amends the Firearm Dealer License Certification Act. Provides that notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, the Act shall only apply to a person or entity that is in the business of selling, leasing, or otherwise transferring firearms in Cook County, DuPage County, Kane County, McHenry County, or Will County.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB2253

Title: UNTRACEABLE FIREARMS

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that no person may acquire or possess an unfinished frame or receiver, unless otherwise exempted under the Act, without having in his or her possession a Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued in his or her name by the Department of State Police. Creates a new Article in the Criminal Code of 2012 for offenses regarding undetectable and untraceable firearms. Provides that a person commits unlawful manufacture of an undetectable firearm if he or she knowingly manufactures, assembles, sells, offers to sell, or transfers an undetectable firearm. Unlawful manufacture of an undetectable firearm is a Class 2 felony. Provides that a person commits unlawful possession of an undetectable firearm if he or she knowingly possesses an undetectable firearm. Unlawful possession of an undetectable firearm is a Class 2 felony. Provides that a person also commits unlawful possession of an undetectable firearm if he or she knowingly possesses an undetectable firearm in a public building or possess an undetectable firearm with the intent to bring the undetectable firearm into or onto a public building. This offense is a Class 2 felony. Defines terms. Makes other changes.

Last Action: Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin

Last Action Date: October 8, 2019

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HB2254

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.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB2282

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-CK CTY FOREST

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Eliminates provision that a licensee under the Act shall not knowingly carry a firearm on any real property under the control of the Cook County Forest Preserve District. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB2331

Title: USE/OCC TAX-FIREARMS

Description: Amends the Use Tax Act, Service Use Tax Act, Service Occupation Tax Act, and Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Imposes a 3.75% surcharge on firearms and firearm component parts. Amends the State Finance Act. Creates the Youthbuild Assistance Fund. Provides that the 3.75% surcharge shall be deposited into the Fund. Sets forth the purposes for which moneys in the Fund may be used. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB2349

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a legislative declaration.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB2395

Title: FIREARM DEALER-REPEAL

Description: Repeals the Firearm Dealer License Certification Act. Makes conforming changes to the State Finance Act. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB2396

Title: FIREARM DEALERS-FEE AMOUNTS

Description: Amends the Firearm Dealer License Certification Act. Provides that the fee amount for a certified licensee shall be based upon the number of firearms sold per year. Provides that if the certified licensee sells less than 150,000 firearms per year, the fee is $200. Provides that if the certified licensee sells 150,000 to 500,000 firearms per year, the fee is $500. Provides that if the certified licensee sells over 500,000 firearms per year, the fee is $1,000.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB2419

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-OBJECTIONS

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that the referral of an objection from a law enforcement agency for the issuance of a concealed carry license to the Concealed Carry Licensing Review Board shall toll the 90-day period for not more than 60 days for the Department of State Police to issue or deny the applicant a license. Provides that if an objection of a law enforcement agency or the Department is not supported by clear and convincing evidence, the Board shall dismiss the objection and notify the Department that the applicant is eligible for a license. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB2507

Title: CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE FEE

Description: Amends the Firearms Concealed Carry Act. Provides that for a new or renewal concealed carry license, the fee shall be $100 (rather than $150), of which $80 (rather than $120) shall be apportioned to the State Police Firearm Services Fund, $15 (rather than $20) shall be apportioned to the Mental Health Reporting Fund, and $5 (rather than $10) shall be apportioned to the State Crime Laboratory Fund. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB2543

Title: SCH TRAUMA PROTOCOL-AMMO TAX

Description: Amends the State Finance Act to create the Trauma Response Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Amends the School Code. Requires school boards to develop a trauma response protocol that shall be implemented in response to a traumatic event at a school, including, but not limited to, a shooting at the school. Sets forth various requirements for the protocol, including response by hospitals, trauma intervention services, and community engagement. Provides that all moneys in the Trauma Response Fund shall be paid as grants to school districts to implement the trauma response protocol. Amends the University of Illinois Hospital Act and Hospital Licensing Act to make conforming changes. Amends the Use Tax Act, Service Use Tax Act, Service Occupation Tax Act, and Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Imposes a 1% surcharge on firearm ammunition, which shall be deposited into the Trauma Response Fund. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Tabled

Last Action Date: February 21, 2019

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HB2612

Title: INC TX-FIREARM DEALER

Description: Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates a credit in an amount equal to the cost of obtaining an Illinois gun dealer license. Provides that the credit may not exceed $1,500. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB2629

Title: CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE FEES

Description: Amends the Firearms Concealed Carry Act. Provides that for a new or renewal concealed carry license, the fee shall be $75 (rather than $150), of which $60 (rather than $120) shall be apportioned to the State Police Firearm Services Fund, $5 (rather than $20) shall be apportioned to the Mental Health Reporting Fund, and $10 shall be apportioned to the State Crime Laboratory Fund. Provides that a non-resident applicant for a new license or renewal shall submit $150 (rather than $300) and a licensee requesting a new license shall submit $10 (rather than $75). Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB2653

Title: CRIM CD-FIREARM PENALTIES

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Increases penalties by one class for unlawful use of weapons when a person knowingly: (1) carries or possesses in any vehicle or concealed on or about his or her person except when on his or her land or in his or her own abode, legal dwelling, or fixed place of business, or on the land or in the legal dwelling of another person as an invitee with that person's permission, any pistol, revolver, stun gun, taser, or other firearm; or (2) carries or possesses on or about his or her person, upon any public street, alley, or other public lands within the corporate limits of a municipality except when an invitee in or on the public street, alley, or other public lands, for the purpose of the display of the weapon or the lawful commerce in weapons, or except when on his or her land or in his or her own abode, legal dwelling, or fixed place of business, or on the land or in the legal dwelling of another person as an invitee with that person's permission, any pistol, revolver, stun gun, taser, or other firearm. Provides that a first offense of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon committed with a firearm by a person 18 years of age or older where certain factors exist is a Class 3 felony (rather than a Class 4 felony), for which the person shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of not less than 2 years and not more than 5 years. Increases the penalty by one class for unlawful possession of firearms. Makes other changes.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB2783

Title: WILDLIFE CD-RIFLE HUNTING

Description: Amends the Wildlife Code. Permits hunting with a rifle for the taking of deer. Provides that rifle hunting permits issued by the Department of Natural Resources shall be approved by county ordinance. Provides that notwithstanding any provision of the Code, it is unlawful to take a deer with a rifle in a county of the State with a population of 500,000 or more. Defines "rifle" as any firearm designed, made, or adapted to be fired from the shoulder that uses the energy of an explosive in a fixed metallic cartridge to fire a projectile through a rifled bore by a single function of the trigger.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: May 10, 2019

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HB2876

Title: CD CORR-AGGRAVATING FACTORS

Description: Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that it is an aggravating factor in sentencing that the defendant committed a crime of violence or criminal damage to property in a woman's health clinic or on the real property comprising the clinic or who intimidates persons attending the clinic or physicians or nurses at the clinic performing services at the clinic. Provides for the aggravating factor to be applicable, the offense of intimidation against persons attending a woman's health clinic or physicians or nurses at the clinic who perform services at the clinic is limited to intimidation committed by: (1) inflicting physical harm on the person threatened or any other person or on property; (2) subjecting any person to physical confinement or restraint; or (3) committing a felony or Class A misdemeanor. Defines "woman's health clinic", "health care services", and "crime of violence".

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB2878

Title: CRIM CD-ASSAULT WEAPONS BAN

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes it unlawful to deliver, sell, or purchase or cause to be delivered, sold, or purchased or cause to be possessed by another, an assault weapon, assault weapon attachment, .50 caliber rifle, or .50 caliber cartridge. Makes it unlawful for any person to knowingly possess an assault weapon, .50 caliber rifle, or .50 caliber cartridge 300 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act, except possession of weapons registered with the State Police in the time provided. Provides exemptions and penalties. Prohibits delivery, sale, purchase or possession of large capacity ammunition feeding devices. Provides exemptions and penalties.

Last Action: Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller

Last Action Date: August 29, 2019

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HB2883

Title: FOID-FIREARM PURCHASE DATABASE

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the Department of State Police shall create and maintain a database that a person can voluntarily apply to in order to be barred from purchasing a firearm. Provides that the application shall be notarized and submitted to the Department, in a form and manner prescribed by the Department. Provides that a person shall remain on the database until he or she submits a notarized withdrawal application. Provides that the withdrawal application shall automatically be approved and become effective 7 days after receipt by the Department. Provides that the Department has authority to deny an application for or to revoke and seize a Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued under the Act only if the Department finds that the applicant or the person to whom such card was issued is or was at the time of issuance a person who voluntarily registers on the Department's voluntary do not sell to database.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB2955

Title: SCH-TRAUMA PROTOCOL-AMMO TAX

Description: Amends the State Finance Act to create the Trauma Response Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Amends the School Code. Requires school boards to develop a trauma response protocol that shall be implemented in response to a traumatic event at a school, including, but not limited to, a shooting at the school. Sets forth various requirements for the protocol, including response by hospitals, trauma intervention services, and community engagement. Provides that all moneys in the Trauma Response Fund shall be paid as grants to school districts to implement the trauma response protocol. Amends the University of Illinois Hospital Act and Hospital Licensing Act to make conforming changes. Amends the Use Tax Act, Service Use Tax Act, Service Occupation Tax Act, and Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Imposes a 1% surcharge on firearm ammunition, which shall be deposited into the Trauma Response Fund. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB2971

Title: TECHNOLOGY-SMART HANDGUNS

Description: Creates the Smart Handgun Technology Act. Provides that until the Attorney General finds that personalized handgun technology is available, he or she is required to report to the Governor and the General Assembly every 6 months regarding the availability of personalized handguns for retail sales purposes. Provides that 23 months after the Attorney General finds that smart handguns are available for retail sale, the Attorney General and the Director of State Police must begin the process of adopting a list of personalized handguns that may be sold in the State. Provides that 6 months after the initial list of personalized handguns is approved, it is unlawful for any licensed manufacturer, wholesaler, or retail firearms dealer to transport into the State, sell, expose for sale, possess with the intent of selling, assign, or otherwise transfer a handgun unless it is a personalized handgun. Provides exemptions. Defines "personalized handgun".

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB2994

Title: CHILD CARE-DAY CARE HOMES-GUNS

Description: Amends the Child Care Act of 1969. Allows adults who reside on the premises of a day care home to possess handguns on day care home premises (rather than adults who must possess a handgun as a condition of employment and who reside on the premises of a day care home) if the handgun and handgun ammunition are locked and inaccessible to children.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3006

Title: FIREARMS-US ARMED FORCES

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that a person who is under 21 years of age may apply for a Firearm Owner's Identification Card without parental consent required if he or she is an active duty member of the United States Armed Forces. Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that the Department of State Police shall issue a concealed carry license to an applicant who is an active duty member of the United States Armed Forces.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3009

Title: CRIM PRO-FIREARM SEIZURE

Description: Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that a firearm may not be seized by the court unless: (1) the person is subject to revocation and seizure under the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act; (2) the person subject to a firearms restraining order under the Firearms Restraining Order Act; (3) the firearm is required for evidentiary purposes; or (4) the firearm is subject to seizure as otherwise authorized by State or federal law.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3010

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a legislative declaration.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3023

Title: CONCEAL CARRY-CHURCH-PROHIBIT

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Adds any building, real property, or parking area under the control of a church, synagogue, temple, mosque, or other place of worship, to the places where concealed carry of a firearm under the Act is prohibited.

Last Action: Tabled

Last Action Date: February 28, 2019

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HB3079

Title: FOID-NON-RESIDENT COMPETITOR

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that any non-resident registered competitor or attendee of a competitive shooting event held at the World Shooting and Recreational Complex sanctioned by a national governing body, who is not prohibited by the laws of Illinois, the state of his or her domicile, or the United States from obtaining, possessing, or using a firearm may purchase or obtain a rifle, shotgun, or other long gun or ammunition for a rifle, shotgun, or other long gun at the competitive shooting event or a store within a 20 mile radius of the Complex. Makes a technical change.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3104

Title: FIREARMS-FINGERPRINTING

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that 180 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, an applicant for the issuance or renewal of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card shall include a full set of his or her fingerprints in electronic format to the Department of State Police for the purpose of identity verification, unless the applicant has previously provided a full set of his or her fingerprints to the Department under the Act or the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that the fingerprints must be transmitted through a live scan fingerprint vendor licensed by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation or a criminal justice agency authorized by the Department to submit fingerprints. Provides that the fingerprints shall be checked against the fingerprint records now and hereafter filed in the Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation criminal history records databases, including all available state and local criminal history record information files, including records of juvenile adjudications. Provides that the Department shall charge applicants a fee for conducting the criminal history record check, which shall be deposited in the State Police Services Fund and shall not exceed the actual cost of the State and national criminal history record check. Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that an applicant for renewal need not resubmit a full set of fingerprints if the applicant has previously done so under the Act or the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3142

Title: CRIM CD-CONFISCATED WEAPONS

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that after the disposition of a criminal case or in any criminal case where a final judgment in the case was not entered due to the death of the defendant, and when a confiscated weapon is no longer needed for evidentiary purposes, and when in due course no legitimate claim has been made for the weapon, a weapon transferred to a law enforcement agency may be sold by the law enforcement agency at public auction under the Law Enforcement Disposition of Property Act. Amends the Domestic Violence: Order of Protection Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 and the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986. Provides that upon expiration of the period of safekeeping of a firearm of a respondent against whom an order of protection was issued, if the firearms or Firearm Owner's Identification Card cannot be returned to respondent because the respondent cannot be located, fails to respond to requests to retrieve the firearms, or is not lawfully eligible to possess a firearm, upon petition from the local law enforcement agency, the court may order the local law enforcement agency to sell the firearm at public auction under the provisions of the Law Enforcement Disposition of Property Act. Amends the Law Enforcement Disposition of Property Act. Provides that weapons that have been confiscated as a result of having been abandoned or illegally possessed may be sold at public auction under the Act.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3159

Title: CONCEAL CARRY ACT-MILITARY ID

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that an application for a concealed carry license shall contain the applicant's valid driver's license number, valid state identification card number, or valid United States Military identification card number.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3162

Title: FIREARM DEALER-EXEMPTION

Description: Amends the Firearm Dealer License Certification Act. Provides that "retail location" does not include the World Shooting and Recreational Complex. Provides that the provisions of the Act related to the certification of a license do not apply to transfers of firearms to a resident registered competitor or attendee or non-resident registered competitor or attendee by a licensed federal firearms dealer at a competitive shooting event held at the World Shooting and Recreational Complex that is sanctioned by a national governing body.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3165

Title: FIREARM OWNERS ID-RECORDS

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the Department of State Police may not retain, copy, or distribute any information previously collected under this Act on a firearm transfer inquiry system check. Requires the Department to destroy all records of the Firearms Transfer Inquiry Program system with respect to the call or request, other than the identifying number and the date the number was assigned, and all records of the system relating to the person or the transfer, within 45 days after the request, except: (1) if the transfer of a firearm is denied by the Department of State Police, the Department may keep the records of a denial in perpetuity, unless the denial is appealed and overturned then the records shall be destroyed; or (2) if the record is part of a criminal investigation initiated prior to the 45 day limit. Defines "transfer". Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3166

Title: CORRECTIONS OFF-CARRY FIREARM

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Exempts from a violation of the unlawful use of weapons statute and the aggravated unlawful use of a weapon statute, the carrying or possessing of firearms by wardens, superintendents and keepers of prisons, penitentiaries, jails and other institutions for the detention of persons accused or convicted of an offense, whether or not the firearms are carried while in the performance of their official duty or whether or not they are commuting between their homes and places of employment (currently, if the corrections officer is not a holder of a concealed carry license, he or she may carry a firearm outside his or her land or outside his or her own abode, legal dwelling, or fixed place of business, or outside the land or outside the legal dwelling of another person as an invitee with that person's permission, only while in the performance of his or her official duty, or while commuting between his or her home and place of employment).

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3167

Title: FIREARM OWNERS ID ACT-REPEAL

Description: Repeals the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Amends various Acts to make conforming changes. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3169

Title: CRIM CD-BAN BUMP-FIRE STOCK

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012 concerning unlawful use of weapons. Provides that 120 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, it is unlawful for a person to knowingly import, sell, manufacture, transfer, or possess, in this State, a bump-fire stock for a semi-automatic firearm that does not convert the semi-automatic firearm into a machine gun. Defines "bump-fire stock" as a butt stock designed to be attached to a semi-automatic firearm and designed, made, or altered, and intended to increase the rate of fire achievable with the firearm to that of a fully automatic firearm by using the energy from the recoil of the firearm to generate reciprocating action that facilitates repeated activation of the trigger. Provides that a violation is a Class 4 felony. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3170

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).

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3173

Title: CRIM CD-FIREARM-WAITING PERIOD

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that the 72 hour waiting period before delivery of a concealable firearm after application for its purchase has been made does not apply to a person who has been issued a valid license to carry a concealed handgun under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3174

Title: CONCEAL CARRY-PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Eliminates provision that a licensee under the Act shall not knowingly carry a firearm on any bus, train, or form of transportation paid for in whole or in part with public funds, and any building, real property, and parking area under the control of a public transportation facility paid for in whole or in part with public funds.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3176

Title: FIREARMS- MUNICIPAL REGULATION

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Deletes existing preemption provisions concerning firearms. Provides that regulation of the ownership and possession of firearms and related items are the exclusive powers and functions of the State. Provides that a local government, including a home rule unit, may not require registration, reporting of the sale or transfer of a firearm, or maintenance of a firearm registry. Provides that any existing or future local ordinances or resolutions imposing any registration requirement on firearms and related items are invalid and void. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3189

Title: CRIM CD-DEVICES-RATE OF FIRE

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits the offense of unlawful use of weapons when he or she knowingly possesses, sells or offers to sell, purchases, manufactures, imports, transfers, or uses: (1) any manual, power-driven, or electronic device that is designed to and functions to increase the rate of fire of a semiautomatic firearm when the device is attached to the firearm; (2) any part of a semiautomatic firearm or combination of parts that is designed to and functions to increase the rate of fire of a semiautomatic firearm by eliminating the need for the operator of the firearm to make a separate movement for each individual function of the trigger; or (3) any other device, part, or combination of parts that is designed to and functions to substantially increase the rate of fire of a semiautomatic firearm above the standard rate of fire for semiautomatic firearms that is not equipped with that device, part, or combination of parts. This offense is a Class 2 felony. Provides for exemptions.

Last Action: Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller

Last Action Date: August 29, 2019

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HB3197

Title: GUNRUN&FIREARM TRAF ASSESSMENT

Description: Amends the Crime and Traffic Assessment Act. Provides that the court shall also order payment of a conditional assessment of $500 for a violation of gunrunning and firearm trafficking which shall be collected and remitted by the Clerk of the Circuit Court to the State Treasurer for deposit into the Traffic and Criminal Conviction Surcharge Fund to be used for grants by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board to units of local government to purchase bulletproof vests for local police departments and to hire peace officers. Makes conforming changes to the Criminal Code of 2012.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3249

Title: FIRST 2019 GENERAL REVISORY

Description: Creates the First 2019 General Revisory Act. Combines multiple versions of Sections amended by more than one Public Act. Renumbers Sections of various Acts to eliminate duplication. Corrects obsolete cross-references and technical errors. Makes stylistic changes. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0081

Last Action Date: July 12, 2019

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HB3402

Title: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE-VARIOUS

Description: Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that the privilege extended to members of the clergy shall not apply (i) when a member of the clergy is required to report child abuse or neglect pursuant to the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act, (ii) in a case involving domestic violence, or (iii) in a case involving violent criminal matters. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Exempts from the eavesdropping prohibitions recordings made under the reasonable suspicion that the person is committing, is about to commit, or has committed an act of abuse and that the recording will contain evidence of the abuse. Amends the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986. Provides that all judges who preside over family law or domestic violence courtrooms, mandated reporters, victim assistance professionals, family law attorneys, family law mediators, court-appointed guardians ad litem, court-appointed child representatives, court-appointed therapists and counselors, and court-appointed experts who practice in the area of family law shall complete the Domestic Violence Foundation Training Course offered by the Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Provides that the clerk of the court shall provide to all petitioners seeking an order of protection resources and information on domestic violence and how to obtain assistance as a victim of domestic violence. Provides that, when determining whether to an issue an order of protection, the court shall consider the law enforcement records relating to domestic violence committed by the respondent for a period of at least 10 years. Provides that if an order of protection is issued, the petitioner is entitled to attorney's fees incurred in bringing the petition. Provides that the Department of State Police shall maintain a complete and systematic record and index of all valid or expired and recorded orders of protection for a period of at least 20 years. Makes additional changes to provisions concerning: purposes and rules of construction; definitions; remedies; law enforcement recordkeeping; and the National Crime Information Center. Makes a corresponding change in the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3410

Title: CRIM CD-FIREARM-WAITING PERIOD

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that the 72 hour waiting period before delivery of a concealable firearm after application for its purchase has been made does not apply to a person who has been issued a valid license to carry a concealed handgun under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3448

Title: FIREARM OWNERS ID-18 YEARS

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Lowers the minimum age in which a person may apply for a Firearm Owner's Identification Card without parental or legal guardian consent from 21 years of age to 18 years of age. Provides that an applicant who is 18 (rather than 21) years of age or older seeking a religious exemption to the photograph requirement must furnish with the application an approved copy of United States Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service Form 4029.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3449

Title: FIREARM OWNERS ID-LOCAL REG

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that a unit of local government, including a home rule unit, may not impose a tax, fee, or other assessment other than the normal sales tax rate for goods on a firearm, firearm attachment, or firearm ammunition. Provides that the provisions of any ordinance or resolution, in effect or adopted, on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act by any unit of local government, including a home rule unit, that imposes a tax, fee, or other assessment other than the normal sales tax rate for goods on a firearm, firearm attachment, or firearm ammunition are invalid and void. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3457

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-OFFICIALS

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that nothing in the provisions prohibiting the carrying of a concealed firearm in certain areas prevents a concealed carry licensee who is a county or State correctional officer, a judge of the Supreme, Appellate, or Circuit Court of this State or an Associate Judge of the Circuit Court, a judge of the United States District Court, United States Court of Appeals, or the United States Supreme Court, a State's Attorney, or Assistant State's Attorney with the consent of the State's Attorney, from carrying a concealed firearm in any area prohibited by these provisions, other than an area where firearms are prohibited under federal law.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3458

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-LIC REVIEW BD

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that the Concealed Carry Licensing Review Board shall have no more than an additional 30 days for a total of 60 days to issue a decision, and upon expiration of the additional 30 days, the application shall be returned for normal processing absent a valid reason for denial as provided in the Act.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3461

Title: CRIM CD-FIREARM-WAITING PERIOD

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that the 72 hour waiting period before delivery of a concealable firearm after application for its purchase has been made does not apply to a person who has been issued a valid license to carry a concealed handgun under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3463

Title: FIREARMS-RETIRED OFFICERS

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that the Act does not apply to a person authorized to carry a firearm under the Illinois Retired Officer Concealed Carry program implemented by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3465

Title: CRIM CD-FIREARM TRANSPORT

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person who has been issued a currently valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card may transport in a vehicle an accessible rifle, shotgun, or other long gun without the weapon being broken down in a non-functioning state or without the weapon being enclosed in a case, firearm carrying box, shipping box, or other container if the firearm is unloaded.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3510

Title: USE/OCC TAX-FIREARMS

Description: Amends the Use Tax Act, Service Use Tax Act, Service Occupation Tax Act, and Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Imposes a 7% surcharge on firearms and firearm component parts. Amends the State Finance Act. Creates the Student Mental Health Services Fund. Provides that the proceeds from the surcharge shall be deposited into the Fund. Provides that moneys in the Fund shall be used by the State Board of Education to provide mental health services at any public, non-public, or parochial school in the State. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3529

Title: CRIM CD-LGE CAP AMMO&AMMO FD

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Prohibits the transfer of .50 caliber ammunition and large capacity ammunition feeding devices (30 rounds or more). Provides that on and after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the person may transfer .50 caliber ammunition or a large capacity ammunition feeding device only to an heir, an individual residing in another state maintaining it in another state, or a dealer licensed as a federal firearms dealer under the federal Gun Control Act of 1968. Provides exemptions. Provides that a person who knowingly transfers or causes to be transferred .50 caliber ammunition or a large capacity ammunition feeding devices commits a Class 3 felony for a first violation and a Class 2 felony for a second or subsequent violation or for the transfer of 2 or more of these caliber bullets or devices at the same time. Defines various terms. Effective immediately.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3546

Title: CONCEALED CARRY LIC-MILITARY

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that Department of State Police and certified firearms instructors shall recognize all 16 hours of an applicant's firearm training as completed if the applicant is an active member of the United States Armed Forces. Makes a corresponding change.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3553

Title: MUNI & COUNTY-REGULATE FIREARM

Description: Amends the Counties Code and the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a county or municipality may not pass an ordinance or resolution restricting enforcement of any State law or regulation concerning the ownership or use of firearms unless permitted to do so under the express provisions of the law or regulation. Defines "firearm". Limits home rule powers.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3562

Title: FIREARMS-OPIOID DEPENDENCY

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the Department of State Police has authority to deny an application for or to revoke and seize a Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued under the Act if the Department finds that the applicant or the person to whom the card was issued is or was at the time of issuance a person who has been prescribed an opioid for a continuous period of 91 or more days, provided that the person may establish that he or she is not subject to denial or revocation by submitting a written statement from a physician to the Department demonstrating that the person is not dependent on an opioid.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2019

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HB3698

Title: CRIM CD-MULTIP SALE OF FIREARM

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits the offense of unlawful sale or delivery of firearms when he or she while holding a license under the federal Gun Control Act of 1968, transfers or possesses with the intent to transfer more than one firearm to any person within a 30-day period or transfers or possesses with the intent to transfer a firearm to any person he or she knows or has reasonable cause to believe has received a firearm within the previous 30 days. Provides that it is an affirmative defense to a violation that the transferor in good faith relied on the records of the Department of State Police in concluding that the transferor had not transferred a firearm within the previous 30 days. Provides that a person who commits this offense commits a Class 3 felony.

Last Action: Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita

Last Action Date: July 18, 2019

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HB3818

Title: FIREARM OWNERS ID ACT-REPEAL

Description: Repeals the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Amends various Acts to make conforming changes. Effective January 1, 2020.

Last Action: Referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: March 26, 2019

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HB3825

Title: FIREARM SAFETY CURRICULUM ACT

Description: Creates the Firearm Safety Curriculum Act. Provides that, beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, each school district may include in its curriculum a unit of instruction on firearm safety and accident prevention for all students in the first grade; specifies what the course must include. Provides that each student who attends the course must be tested on the curriculum after completion of the course and must be given educational materials to take home to his or her parent or guardian. Provides that if a school district offers the course, it must provide written or electronic notice of the course to each parent or guardian of a student in first grade no later than 7 days before the course is scheduled to occur. Provides that a parent or guardian may elect, through written or electronic communication, to have his or her child not attend the course. Effective July 1, 2020.

Last Action: Referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: April 2, 2019

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HB3839

Title: STATE POLICE-FOID REVOCATION

Description: Amends the Department of State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the State Police shall establish a Portal for use by federal, State, or local law enforcement agencies, including State's Attorneys and the Attorney General to capture a report of persons whose Firearm Owner's Identification Cards have been revoked or suspended. Creates the Firearm Recovery Task Force led by the State Police to seize and recover the Firearm Owner's Identification Cards of revoked persons and to enforce the revocation and suspension of Firearm Owner's Identification Cards under the Firearm Owner's Identification Card Act. Amends the Firearm Owner's Identification Card Act. Provides that the State Police shall include in the report the reason the person's Firearm Owner's Identification Card was revoked or suspended. Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides the defendant shall physically surrender all firearms in his or her possession to a law enforcement agency designated by the court to take custody of and impound the firearms and physically surrender his or her Firearm Owner's Identification Card to the law enforcement agency as a condition of remaining on bond pending sentencing when the offense the person has been charged with is a forcible felony, stalking, aggravated stalking, domestic battery, any violation of the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act, or the Cannabis Control Act that is classified as a Class 2 or greater felony, or any felony violation of the Deadly Weapons Article of the Criminal Code of 1961 or the Criminal Code of 2012. Amends the Freedom of Information Act and the Unified Code of Corrections to make conforming changes. to make conforming changes. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jeff Keicher

Last Action Date: September 23, 2019

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HB3912

Title: CRIM CD-USE OF SILENCERS

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person also commits the offense of unlawful use of weapons when the person knowingly uses, attaches, or possesses with the intent to use or attach (rather than possesses) any device or attachment of any kind (deletes designed, used, or intended for use in) for silencing the report of any handgun. Permits the use, attachment, or possession with the intent to use the device or attachment on the premises of a firing or shooting range. Prohibits the possession of any device or attachment of any kind designed, used, or intended for use in silencing the report of any other firearm if the device or attachment is not possessed in compliance with the federal National Firearms Act. Provides that a person also commits the offense of unlawful sale or delivery of firearms when he or she transfers or gives a suppressor or silencer to a person not authorized to possess the suppressor or silencer under federal law. Amends the Wildlife Code. Removes the prohibition of using a silencer or other device to muffle or mute the sound of the explosion or report resulting from the firing of any gun. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Referred to Rules Committee

Last Action Date: October 17, 2019

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SJR0029

Title: AUDIT-STATE POLICE-FOID

Description: Directs the Auditor General to conduct a performance audit of the Department of State Police's administration of the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act.

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

Last Action Date: July 3, 2019

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SJR0030

Title: BACKGROUND CHECK TASK FORCE

Description: Creates the National Instant Criminal Background Check System Compliance Task Force, which is charged with the following duties: (1) identify gaps in reporting structures and procedures, (2) develop strategies and recommendations for addressing those gaps, (3) conduct audits of records currently held by the Department of State Police, clerks of the circuit court, mental health agencies, and other relevant agencies or governmental bodies, (4) identify and recommend technological advancements to enhance the exchange of information and provide more accountability, and (5) identify potential grants and other methods of funding to ensure better coordination with the State of Illinois and the National Instant Criminal Background Check System.

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

Last Action Date: July 3, 2019

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SB0058

Title: FIREARM OWNERS ID ACT-REPEAL

Description: Repeals the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Amends various Acts to make conforming changes.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 28, 2019

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SB0089

Title: CRIM CD-FIREARM SAFETY DEVICES

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012 concerning firearm safety devices. Provides that any firearm sold or transferred in the State by a federally licensed firearms dealer or a private seller, including a private transfer through a firearms dealer, shall at the time of the sale or transfer of the firearm include or be accompanied by a firearm safety device. Provides that the Department of State Police shall adopt rules setting forth specific firearm safety devices or the minimum standards to constitute an effective firearm safety device. Defines "firearm safety device" as an integrated design feature or an attachable accessory that is resistant to tampering and is effective in preventing the discharge of a firearm by a person who does not have access to the key, combination, or other safety mechanism used to disengage the device, but does not include the firearm safety, safety catch, or any other safety system that prevents the accidental firing of a firearm. Provides exemptions. A violation of this provision is a Class C misdemeanor with a fine of not less than $1,000. A second or subsequent violation is a Class A misdemeanor.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 28, 2019

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SB0099

Title: FIREARM DISPOSITION RECORDS

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that a person who receives a revocation or suspension notice under the Act (currently, only revocation notice) shall, within 48 hours of receiving notice of the revocation or suspension: (1) surrender his or her Firearm Owner's Identification Card to the local law enforcement agency where the person resides; and (2) complete a Firearm Disposition Record on a form prescribed by the Department of State Police and place his or her firearms in the location or with the person reported in the Firearm Disposition Record. Provides that the Firearm Disposition Record shall contain a statement to be signed by the transferee that the transferee: (1) is aware of, and will abide by, current law regarding the unlawful transfer of a firearm; (2) is aware of the penalties for violating the law as it pertains to unlawful transfer of a firearm; and (3) intends to retain possession of the firearm or firearms until it is determined that the transferor is legally eligible to possess a firearm and has an active Firearm Owners Identification Card, if applicable, or until a new person is chosen to hold the firearm or firearms. Makes conforming changes.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 28, 2019

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SB0107

Title: CRIM CD-ASSAULT WEAPON BAN

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes it unlawful for any person to knowingly possess an assault weapon 300 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, except possession of weapons registered with the Department of State Police in the time provided. Provides exemptions and penalties. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 22, 2019

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SB0121

Title: USE/OCC TAX-AMMUNITION

Description: Amends the State Finance Act to create the Community Mental Health Services Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Provides that moneys in the Community Mental Health Services Fund shall be used to assist, support, and establish community-based mental health providers and programs. Amends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Imposes a surcharge of $0.01 per cartridge or shell on firearm ammunition. Provides that moneys from the surcharge shall be deposited into the Community Mental Health Services Fund. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 22, 2019

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SB0149

Title: FIREARM-FIREFIGHTERS EXCEPTION

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that full-time, sworn, compensated fire fighters are permitted to carry a pistol, revolver, stun gun, taser, or other firearm on his or her person in public or in a vehicle, if the fire fighter has a valid concealed carry license, is carrying on duty, and has been approved to carry on duty by the mayor, city council, village president, or village board of trustees.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 28, 2019

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SB0157

Title: FIREARMS-NON-RESIDENT MILITARY

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that notwithstanding whether the laws of the state or territory where the non-resident resides related to firearm ownership, possession, and carrying are substantially similar to the requirements to obtain a license under this Act, the Department of State Police shall allow for a non-resident license application if the applicant is employed by the United States Military permanently assigned in Illinois on Permanent Change of Station or Permanent Change of Assignment orders and who is not a resident of Illinois but maintains an address in Illinois. Provides that a non-resident applicant shall submit with his or her application a photocopy of Permanent Change of Station or Permanent Change of Assignment orders to an assignment in this State and an affirmation that the applicant possesses a currently valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card with the Firearm Owner's Identification Card number or notice that the applicant is applying for a Firearm Owner's Identification Card in conjunction with the license application. Provides that a non-resident licensee a shall notify the Department of State Police within 30 days of moving to an address outside of this State, a Permanent Change of Station or Permanent Change of Assignment to a duty station outside this State, or a separation or retirement from the United States Military in addition to the notification requirements of the Act. Makes other changes.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 28, 2019

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SB0160

Title: SCH CD-FIREARM SAFETY COURSE

Description: Amends the School Code. Provides that a school district may offer a firearm safety training course to students in grades 9 through 12, which may include instruction on hunting safety. Provides that if a school district offers the course, a student may not be required to take the course. Provides that if a school board intends to offer a firearm safety training course, it must develop a policy to implement the course and must publish that policy on the district's website.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 28, 2019

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SB0173

Title: GENERAL ASSEMBLY-FIREARM BILL

Description: Amends the General Assembly Operations Act. Provides that any member of the General Assembly who wishes to introduce a bill pertaining to a firearm must be able to produce proof, upon request, that he or she has completed: (1) the firearm training requirements under the Private Detective, Private Alarm, Private Security, Fingerprint Vendor, and Locksmith Act of 2004; (2) range safety officer training; and (3) a basic knowledge test of calibers and gauges of firearms.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 28, 2019

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SB0201

Title: WILDLIFE-LEAD AMMUNITION

Description: Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides that nontoxic ammunition, as certified by the Department of Natural Resources, shall be required when taking all wildlife, including game mammals, game birds, non-game birds, and non-game mammals with any firearm. Provides that the Department shall adopt by rule a public process to certify ammunition as nontoxic ammunition and shall define, by rule, nontoxic ammunition to include only ammunition in which there is no lead content, excluding the presence of trace elements of lead. Provides that to the extent that funding is available, the Department shall establish a process that provides hunters with nontoxic ammunition at no or reduced charge. Grants rulemaking authority to the Department. Provides for penalties. Makes other changes.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 22, 2019

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SR0432

Title: GUN VIOLENCE AWARENESS DAY

Description: Declares June 7, 2019 as "Gun Violence Awareness Day".

Last Action: Resolution Adopted

Last Action Date: May 31, 2019

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SB0690

Title: PTELL-QUALIFIED SCHOOL DIST

Description: Amends the Invest in Kids Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Last Action: Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0031

Last Action Date: June 28, 2019

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SB0722

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearms Restraining Order Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: April 12, 2019

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SB1139

Title: CRIM CD-EAVESDROP EXTENSION

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Extends from January 1, 2020 to January 1, 2025, the date of the inoperability of the eavesdropping exemption that provides with prior request to and written or verbal approval of the State's Attorney of the county in which the conversation is anticipated to occur, recording or listening with the aid of an eavesdropping device to a conversation in which a law enforcement officer, or any person acting at the direction of a law enforcement officer, is a party to the conversation and has consented to the conversation being intercepted or recorded in the course of an investigation of a qualified offense as defined in the exemption. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0080

Last Action Date: July 12, 2019

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SB1145

Title: GUNS-MENTAL HEALTH-REPORTING

Description: Amends the Department of Public Health Act and the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Confidentiality Act. Provides that the Department of Public Health may impose fines or sanctions upon a facility that fails to comply with reporting requirements related to determining whether a person is disqualified from gun ownership under specified statutes. Provides that the Department shall adopt rules to implement the provisions.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 22, 2019

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SB1228

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-REST AREA

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that nothing in the Act prohibits a licensee from carrying a firearm into an Interstate highway rest area.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 28, 2019

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SB1242

Title: FIREARMS-POLLING PLACE

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Prohibits a licensee under the Act from knowingly carrying a firearm on or into any building, real property, or parking area of a polling place holding an election authorized under the Election Code.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 28, 2019

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SB1282

Title: CONCEAL CARRY-PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Eliminates provision that a licensee under the Act shall not knowingly carry a firearm on any bus, train, or form of transportation paid for in whole or in part with public funds, and any building, real property, and parking area under the control of a public transportation facility paid for in whole or in part with public funds. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 22, 2019

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SB1359

Title: DISPLAY OF IMITATION FIREARMS

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that all imitation handguns shall be sold from behind the counter, in an age restricted area, or in a sealed display case. Provides that a violation is a Class B misdemeanor. Defines "imitation handgun" as an air gun, air pistol, B-B gun, paint ball gun, pellet gun, or any other implement that is not a firearm but is designed to resemble and has the appearance of a handgun whether or not the implement is capable of firing any shot, bullet, or other missile.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 22, 2019

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SB1370

Title: FOID DATABASE AUDIT

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Directs the Auditor General to conduct a performance audit of the Department of State Police's administration under the Act including, but not limited to, the Department's database. Provides that the audit shall include the average time frame for a protective order or emergency protective order to be uploaded onto the Department's database after an emergency protective order or protective order is entered by the court. Provides that the Auditor General shall, upon its completion, distribute a report required under the Illinois State Auditing Act.

Last Action: Referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: February 13, 2019

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SB1386

Title: FOID-AMMUNITION SALES

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that ammunition purchased within or outside the State by a resident may be shipped to a certified licensee under the Firearm Dealer License Certification Act.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 22, 2019

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SB1488

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-PARKS

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Eliminates provision that a licensee under the Act shall not knowingly carry a firearm into a public park, athletic area, or athletic facility under the control of a municipality or park district.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 22, 2019

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SB1489

Title: CONCEALED CARRY-DOT REST AREAS

Description: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that the prohibition by a licensee under the Act from carrying a firearm into any building, parking area, or portion of a building under the control of an officer of the executive or legislative branch of government does not apply to any rest areas under the control of the Department of Transportation or to buildings located in rest areas under the control of the Department of Transportation. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 28, 2019

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SB1497

Title: CRIM CD-ASSAULT WEAPON BAN

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes it unlawful for any person to knowingly possess an assault weapon 300 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, except possession of weapons registered with the Department of State Police in the time provided. Provides exemptions and penalties. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 28, 2019

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SB1713

Title: FIREARM RESTRAINING ORDERS

Description: Amends the Firearms Restraining Order Act. Provides that a State's Attorney or assistant State's Attorney (rather than a petitioner) may request an emergency firearms restraining order by filing an affidavit or verified pleading alleging that the respondent poses an immediate and present danger of causing personal injury to himself, herself, or another by having in his or her custody or control, purchasing, possessing, or receiving a firearm. Provides that if the court issues an emergency firearms restraining order, it shall, based upon written application filed by the State's Attorney or assistant State's Attorney supported by evidence submitted under oath or affirmation, upon a finding of probable cause that the respondent possesses firearms, issue a search warrant directing a law enforcement agency to seize the respondent's firearms. Provides that an emergency firearms restraining order and a 6-month firearms restraining order shall require the firearm or firearms and Firearm Owner's Identification Card and concealed carry license, if unexpired, to be returned to the respondent if the firearms restraining order is not granted within 7 days. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 28, 2019

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SB1815

Title: FIREARMS-LICENSE RENEWAL

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that a renewed Firearm Owner's Identification Card issued under the Act shall be valid for the person to whom it is issued for a period of 10 years from the date of expiration on the previously issued Card. Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that a renewed license under the Act shall be valid for the person to whom it is issued for a period of 5 years from the date of expiration of the previously issued license. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 28, 2019

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SB1879

Title: FIREARM DEALER-EXEMPTION

Description: Amends the Firearm Dealer License Certification Act. Provides that the Act does not apply to any person, firm, corporation, or other entity who has been given, and is currently in possession of, a valid Federal Firearms License, during all State approved activities held at the World Shooting and Recreational Complex. Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act and the Criminal Code of 2012 to make technical changes. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 28, 2019

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SB1898

Title: EMPLOYMENT-FOID POSSESSION

Description: Amends the Department of Natural Resources Act, Department of State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois, the Counties Code, and the Probation and Probation Officers Act. Provides that the employer of a Conservation Police officer, State Police officer, law enforcement officer, or probation officer shall not make possession of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card a condition of continued employment if the officer's Firearm Owner's Identification Card is revoked or seized because the officer has been a patient of a mental health facility and the officer has not been determined to pose a clear and present danger to himself, herself, or others as determined by a physician, clinical psychologist, or qualified examiner. Provides that a collective bargaining agreement already in effect on this issue on the effective date of the amendatory Act cannot be modified, but on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the employer cannot require a Firearm Owner's Identification Card as a condition of continued employment in a collective bargaining agreement. Amends the Uniform Peace Officers' Disciplinary Act. Provides that the employer shall document if and why an officer has been determined to pose a clear and present danger.

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 28, 2019

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SB2116

Title: SAFETY-TECH

Description: Amends the Firearms Restraining Order Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Last Action: Referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: February 15, 2019

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SB2241

Title: FIREARMS-REVOCATION NOTICE

Description: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that a person who receives a revocation notice under the Act and refuses to surrender his or her Firearm Owner's Identification Card to the local law enforcement agency where the person resides and complete a Firearm Disposition Record within 48 hours commits a Class 2 felony when he or she has been admonished by the court under the Code of Criminal Procedure regarding his or her inability to own or possess firearms or firearm ammunition. Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that if the defendant pleads guilty to any felony offense, domestic battery, aggravated domestic battery, or any other offense which would prohibit the defendant from acquiring or possessing firearms or firearm ammunition, the plea shall not be accepted until the defendant signs a written acknowledgement indicating whether the defendant is currently in possession of any firearms, that the defendant understands he or she cannot own or possess a firearm or firearm ammunition under State and federal law, and that any firearms in his or her possession must be confiscated by the local law enforcement agency where the defendant resides in accordance with the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: March 13, 2019

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SB2260

Title: STATE POLICE-FOID REVOCATION

Description: Amends the Department of State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of State Police shall establish a Portal for use by federal, State, or local law enforcement agencies, including State's Attorneys and the Attorney General to capture a report of persons whose Firearm Owner's Identification Cards have been revoked or suspended. Creates the Firearm Recovery Task Force led by the State Police to seize and recover the Firearm Owner's Identification Cards of revoked persons and to enforce the revocation and suspension of Firearm Owner's Identification Cards under the Firearm Owner's Identification Card Act. Amends the Firearm Owner's Identification Card Act. Provides that the Department of State Police shall include in the report the reason the person's Firearm Owner's Identification Card was revoked or suspended. Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides the defendant shall physically surrender all firearms in his or her possession to a law enforcement agency designated by the court to take custody of and impound the firearms and physically surrender his or her Firearm Owner's Identification Card to the law enforcement agency as a condition of remaining on bond pending sentencing when the offense the person has been charged with is a forcible felony, stalking, aggravated stalking, domestic battery, any violation of the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act, or the Cannabis Control Act that is classified as a Class 2 or greater felony, or any felony violation of the Deadly Weapons Article of the Criminal Code of 1961 or the Criminal Code of 2012. Amends the Freedom of Information Act and the Unified Code of Corrections to make conforming changes. Effective immediately.

Last Action: Referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: May 27, 2019

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