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 Bill Status of HB4357  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  CRIM CD-ASSAULT WEAPONS

House Sponsors
Rep. Edward J. Acevedo, Elizabeth Hernandez, Maria Antonia Berrios, Luis Arroyo, Cynthia Soto, Kathleen A. Ryg, Charles E. Jefferson and William Davis

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/24-1.8 new
720 ILCS 5/24-1.9 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that 90 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act, it is unlawful for any person within this State to knowingly manufacture, deliver, sell, purchase, or possess or cause to be manufactured, delivered, sold, purchased, or possessed a semi-automatic assault weapon, an assault weapon attachment, any .50 caliber rifle, or .50 caliber cartridge. Provides that beginning 90 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act, it is unlawful for any person within this State to knowingly manufacture, deliver, sell, purchase, or possess or cause to be manufactured, delivered, sold, purchased, or possessed a large capacity ammunition feeding device. Provides that these provisions do not apply to a person who possessed a prohibited weapon, device, or attachment before the effective date of this amendatory Act if the person has provided proof of ownership to the Department of State Police within 90 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act. Provides that on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act, such person may transfer such device only to an heir, an individual residing in another state maintaining that device in another state, or a dealer licensed as a federal firearms dealer. Specifies penalties for violations. Provides exemptions. Provides that the provisions of the Act are severable. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  1/11/2008HouseFirst Reading
  1/11/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/13/2008HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  2/22/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  2/22/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  2/22/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  2/22/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  2/27/2008HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Executive Committee; 008-004-000
  2/27/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/28/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/28/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/4/2008HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/4/2008HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/2/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg
  4/8/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles E. Jefferson
  4/15/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/18/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 9, 2008
  5/9/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 23, 2008
  5/23/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2008
  5/31/2008HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  9/18/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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