Rep. Edward J. Acevedo

Filed: 4/9/2013

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2 AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 825 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4 "Section 5. The Criminal Code of 2012 is amended by adding
5Section 24-4.1 as follows:
6 (720 ILCS 5/24-4.1 new)
7 Sec. 24-4.1. Report of lost or stolen firearms.
8 (a) If a person who possesses or acquires a firearm
9thereafter loses or misplaces the firearm, or if the firearm is
10stolen from the person, the person must report the loss or
11theft to the local law enforcement agency within 72 hours after
12obtaining knowledge of the loss or theft.
13 (b) A law enforcement agency having jurisdiction shall take
14a written report and shall as soon as practical enter the
15firearm's serial number as lost or stolen into the Law
16Enforcement Agencies Data System (LEADS).

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1 (c) A person does not commit the offense if:
2 (1) the failure to report is due to an act of God, act
3 of war, or inability of law enforcement to receive the
4 report;
5 (2) the person calls 911 to make the report;
6 (3) the person is hospitalized, in a coma, or is
7 otherwise seriously physically or mentally impaired as to
8 prevent the person from reporting; however, the reporting
9 period is only tolled for the period of the person's
10 hospitalization, coma, or impairment; or
11 (4) the person's designee makes a report if the person
12 is unable to make the report.
13 (d) Sentence. A person who violates this Section is guilty
14of a petty offense for a first violation. A second or
15subsequent violation of this Section is a Class A