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 Bill Status of HB5475  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  MACHINE GUN-PENALTIES

House Sponsors
Rep. Barbara Wheeler - David S. Olsen - Grant Wehrli, Margo McDermed, Sheri Jesiel and Patricia R. Bellock

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/16/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/24-1from Ch. 38, par. 24-1
730 ILCS 5/3-6-3from Ch. 38, par. 1003-6-3


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Increases the penalty for unlawful use of weapons by selling, manufacturing, purchasing, possessing, or carrying a machine gun, other than in the passenger compartment of a motor vehicle or on one's person if the weapon is loaded, from a Class 2 felony, with a mandatory sentence of not less than 3 years and not more than 7 years imprisonment to a Class 1 felony, with a mandatory sentence of not less than 4 years and not more than 15 years imprisonment. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that a person serving a sentence for this violation shall receive no more than 7.5 days sentence credit for each month of his or her sentence of imprisonment (rather than day for day sentence credit).

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/16/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  2/16/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/20/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David S. Olsen
  2/22/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
  2/27/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
  2/27/2018HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Grant Wehrli
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sheri Jesiel
  3/6/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock

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