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 Bill Status of HB4259  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  AMMUNITION ACCOUNTABILITY

House Sponsors
Rep. William Davis and Charles E. Jefferson

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Ammunition Accountability Act. Provides that all firearm ammunition manufactured or sold in the State of Illinois on or after January 1, 2010 shall be coded by the manufacturer. Provides that effective January 1, 2011, all firearm ammunition used within the State of Illinois shall be coded by the manufacturer. Provides that on or after January 1, 2011, a person in possession of non-coded ammunition that was manufactured prior to January 1, 2010, may transfer the same only to an heir, to an individual residing in another state maintaining the ammunition in another state, or to a federally licensed firearms dealer. Provides that the Department of State Police shall be responsible for establishing and maintaining an Ammunition Coding System Database (ACSD) containing specified information. Establishes penalties and exemptions.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that there is no rulemaking authority under the Act, but that the Governor may suggest rules by filing them with the General Assembly and requesting that the General Assembly authorize such rulemaking by law, enact the suggested rules into law, or take other appropriate action in the General Assembly’s discretion.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. William Davis
  1/8/2008HouseFirst Reading
  1/8/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/6/2008HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/12/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Executive Committee
  3/12/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Executive Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/12/2008HouseMotion Do Pass as Amended - Lost Executive Committee; 004-005-004
  3/12/2008HouseRemains in Executive Committee
  3/14/2008HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/9/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles E. Jefferson
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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