99TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2015 and 2016
Introduced , by Rep. Anthony DeLuca
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that it is a petty offense
for which a fine of not less than $250 and not more than $750 for a first
offense, $500 to $1,000 for a second offense, and $1,000 to $2,500 for a
third or subsequent offense shall be imposed, for a person to purchase,
possess, conceal, use, sell, give away, or otherwise transfer, or to engage
in the business of selling or to exhibit for sale, a replica firearm in the
State. Defines "replica firearm" as any mobile phone case made of plastic,
wood, metal, or any other material, that a person could reasonably perceive
as an actual firearm but that is incapable of being fired or discharged.
Provides exceptions. Provides that each purchase, use, sale, gift, or
transfer of any replica firearm in violation of this provision shall be
deemed a separate and distinct offense, and each day a person unlawfully
engages in the business of selling or exhibits for sale any replica firearm
in violation of this provision is a separate and distinct offense.
Effective June 1, 2016.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning criminal law.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Criminal Code of 2012 is amended by adding
Section 24-11 as follows:
(720 ILCS 5/24-11 new)
Phone case replica firearm.
(a) In this Section, "replica firearm" means any mobile
phone case made of plastic, wood, metal, or any other material,
that a person could reasonably perceive as an actual firearm
but that is incapable of being fired or discharged.
Except as provided in subsection (c) of this Section,
it is unlawful for any person to purchase, possess, conceal,
use, sell, give away, or otherwise transfer, or to engage in
the business of selling or to exhibit for sale, a replica
firearm in this State.
The manufacture, marketing, distribution, sale, and
possession of replica firearms are permitted if the devices are
manufactured, marketed, distributed, sold, or held solely for
subsequent transportation in interstate or foreign commerce.
The devices shall not be displayed to the general public or
sold for other use in this State.
A person who violates this Section is guilty