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 Bill Status of SB1413  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  FIREARMS REGISTRATION

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins - Patricia Van Pelt - Kimberly A. Lightford, Napoleon Harris, III and Heather A. Steans

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
720 ILCS 5/24-3from Ch. 38, par. 24-3


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Firearms Registration Act. Provides that every person in the State must register each firearm he or she owns or possesses in accordance with the Act. Provides that a person shall not purchase or possess ammunition within this State without having first obtained a registration certificate identifying a firearm that is suitable for use with that ammunition, or a receipt demonstrating that the person has applied to register a suitable firearm under the Act and that the application is pending. Provides that the Department of State Police must complete a background check of any person who applies for: (1) a registration certificate for a firearm that was lawfully owned or possessed on the effective date of the Act, was brought into the State by a new resident, or was acquired by operation of law upon the death of the former owner; or (2) a renewal of a registration certificate unless, within 12 months of the date the renewal application is submitted, the applicant passed a background check conducted by the Department in connection with the applicant's acquisition of another firearm. Provides exceptions. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that it is a Class 2 felony to sell or transfer ownership of a firearm to another person without complying with the registration requirement of the Firearms Registration Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/20/2015SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  2/20/2015SenateFirst Reading
  2/20/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/3/2015SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/11/2015SenateTo Subcommittee on Firearms (JU)
  3/23/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  3/24/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  3/25/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  3/25/2015SenateSponsor Removed Sen. William Delgado
  3/27/2015SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 24, 2015
  4/24/2015SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 15, 2015
  5/15/2015SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2015
  5/30/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  10/10/2015SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  11/10/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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