Rep. Edward J. Acevedo

Filed: 2/26/2013

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AMENDMENT TO HOUSE BILL 1155
2 AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 1155, AS AMENDED, by
3inserting the following in its proper numeric sequence:
4 "Section 234. The Criminal Code of 2012 is amended by
5adding Section 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) A person, who possesses a firearm and either loses or
9misplaces the firearm or has the firearm stolen, must report
10the loss or theft to a law enforcement agency having
11jurisdiction within 48 hours after the person knows or should
12have known 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 stolen into the Law Enforcement
16Agencies 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 a law enforcement agency to receive
4 the 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 subsection (a) is
14guilty of a Class B misdemeanor for a first violation. A second
15or subsequent violation of subsection (a) is a Class A
16misdemeanor.".