99TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2015 and 2016
Introduced , by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
430 ILCS 66/15
720 ILCS 5/25-5 rep.
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Repeals provision creating the
offense of unlawful contact with streetgang members. Amends the Firearm
Concealed Carry Act to make a conforming change.
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 Firearm Concealed Carry Act is amended by
changing Section 15 as follows:
(430 ILCS 66/15)
Objections by law enforcement agencies.
(a) Any law enforcement agency may submit an objection to a
license applicant based upon a reasonable suspicion that the
applicant is a danger to himself or herself or others, or a
threat to public safety. The objection shall be made by the
chief law enforcement officer of the law enforcement agency, or
his or her designee, and must include any information relevant
to the objection. If a law enforcement agency submits an
objection within 30 days after the entry of an applicant into
the database, the Department shall submit the objection and all
information available to the Board under State and federal law
related to the application to the Board within 10 days of
completing all necessary background checks.
(b) If an applicant has 5 or more arrests for any reason,
that have been entered into the Criminal History Records
Information (CHRI) System, within the 7 years preceding the
date of application for a license, or has 3 or more arrests