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 Bill Status of SB1657  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  GUN DEALER LICENSING

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Don Harmon - Julie A. Morrison, Kwame Raoul, Daniel Biss and Heather A. Steans

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
5 ILCS 80/4.38 new
5 ILCS 100/5-45from Ch. 127, par. 1005-45


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Gun Dealer Licensing Act. Provides that it is unlawful for a person to engage in the business of selling, leasing, or otherwise transferring firearms without a license issued by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Provides that a dealership agent other than a dealer licensee-in-charge may act on behalf of the licensed dealership without being licensed as a dealer under the Act. Creates the Gun Dealer Licensing Board consisting of 5 members appointed by the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation to recommend policies, procedures, and rules relevant to the administration and enforcement of the Act. Provides that the holder of a dealership license issued under the Act may employ in the conduct of his or her business dealership agents. Establishes qualifications for obtaining dealership licenses and for being employed as a dealership agent. Establishes penalties for violations of the Act. Provides for rulemaking, including emergency rulemaking. Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Provides that the Act is repealed on January 1, 2028. Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Makes conforming changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  2/9/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/15/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  2/16/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  2/16/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  2/16/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans

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