Bill Status of HB0258 100th General Assembly
Short Description: CRIM CD-PHONE REPLICA FIREARM
Rep. Anthony DeLuca
| 3/31/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that it is a petty offense for which a fine of not less than $250 and not more than $750 for a first offense, $500 to $1,000 for a second offense, and $1,000 to $2,500 for a third or subsequent offense shall be imposed, for a person to purchase, possess, conceal, use, sell, give away, or otherwise transfer, or to engage in the business of selling or to exhibit for sale, a replica firearm in the State. Defines "replica firearm" as any mobile phone case made of plastic, wood, metal, or any other material, that a person could reasonably perceive as an actual firearm but that is incapable of being fired or discharged. Provides exceptions. Provides that each purchase, use, sale, gift, or transfer of any replica firearm in violation of this provision shall be deemed a separate and distinct offense, and each day a person unlawfully engages in the business of selling or exhibits for sale any replica firearm in violation of this provision is a separate and distinct offense. Effective June 1, 2017.