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 Bill Status of SB2341  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  FIREARMS-LOCAL GOV

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Matt Murphy - Chuck Weaver - Neil Anderson - Pamela J. Althoff - Kyle McCarter, Michael Connelly, David S. Luechtefeld, Wm. Sam McCann, Thomas Cullerton, Dale A. Righter, Jason A. Barickman, Gary Forby, Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant and Sue Rezin

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
55 ILCS 5/5-1009.1 new
65 ILCS 5/8-11-22 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code and the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that counties and municipalities, including home rule units, may not impose taxes, fees, or other assessments on the use, sale, or purchase of firearms, firearm attachments, or firearm ammunition. Provides that counties and municipalities may impose specific use and occupation taxes on firearms, firearm attachments, and firearm ammunition, provided that the rate of tax imposed by the county or municipality on firearms may not exceed the maximum rate of tax imposed by the county or municipality on other items of tangible personal property. Provides that the provisions of any municipal or county ordinance adopted on or before the effective date of the amendatory Act that impose a tax, fee, or other assessment on the use, sale, or purchase of firearms, firearm attachments, or firearm ammunition in a manner inconsistent with the provisions of the amendatory Act are invalid, and any such existing ordinances, as they apply to firearms, firearm attachments, or firearm ammunition, are void. Preempts home rule powers. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/28/2016SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Matt Murphy
  1/28/2016SenateFirst Reading
  1/28/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/3/2016SenateAssigned to Revenue
  2/9/2016SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Chuck Weaver
  2/9/2016SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
  2/9/2016SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  2/11/2016SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kyle McCarter
  2/17/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
  2/18/2016SenateTo Subcommittee on Special Issues (RV)
  2/22/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. David S. Luechtefeld
  3/1/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  3/2/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  3/2/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale A. Righter
  3/17/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jason A. Barickman
  4/5/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Gary Forby
  4/8/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
  4/8/2016SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 22, 2016
  4/22/2016SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 13, 2016
  4/27/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sue Rezin
  5/13/2016SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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