State of Illinois
2015 and 2016

Introduced , by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy

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.
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1 AN ACT concerning criminal law.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Firearm Concealed Carry Act is amended by
5changing Section 15 as follows:
6 (430 ILCS 66/15)
7 Sec. 15. Objections by law enforcement agencies.
8 (a) Any law enforcement agency may submit an objection to a
9license applicant based upon a reasonable suspicion that the
10applicant is a danger to himself or herself or others, or a
11threat to public safety. The objection shall be made by the
12chief law enforcement officer of the law enforcement agency, or
13his or her designee, and must include any information relevant
14to the objection. If a law enforcement agency submits an
15objection within 30 days after the entry of an applicant into
16the database, the Department shall submit the objection and all
17information available to the Board under State and federal law
18related to the application to the Board within 10 days of
19completing all necessary background checks.
20 (b) If an applicant has 5 or more arrests for any reason,
21that have been entered into the Criminal History Records
22Information (CHRI) System, within the 7 years preceding the
23date of application for a license, or has 3 or more arrests

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1within the 7 years preceding the date of application for a
2license for any combination of gang-related offenses, the
3Department shall object and submit the applicant's arrest
4record to the extent the Board is allowed to receive that
5information under State and federal law, the application
6materials, and any additional information submitted by a law
7enforcement agency to the Board. For purposes of this
8subsection, "gang-related offense" is an offense described in
9Section 12-6.4, Section 24-1.8, Section 25-5, Section 33-4, or
10Section 33G-4, or in paragraph (1) of subsection (a) of Section
1112-6.2, paragraph (2) of subsection (b) of Section 16-30,
12paragraph (2) of subsection (b) of Section 31-4, or item (iii)
13of paragraph (1.5) of subsection (i) of Section 48-1 of the
14Criminal Code of 2012.
15 (c) The referral of an objection under this Section to the
16Board shall toll the 90-day period for the Department to issue
17or deny the applicant a license under subsection (e) of Section
1810 of this Act, during the period of review and until the Board
19issues its decision.
20 (d) If no objection is made by a law enforcement agency or
21the Department under this Section, the Department shall process
22the application in accordance with this Act.
23(Source: P.A. 98-63, eff. 7-9-13; 98-600, eff. 12-6-13.)
24 (720 ILCS 5/25-5 rep.)
25 Section 10. The Criminal Code of 2012 is amended by

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1repealing Section 25-5.