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430 ILCS 65/8

    (430 ILCS 65/8) (from Ch. 38, par. 83-8)
    (Text of Section from P.A. 98-63)
    Sec. 8. The Department of State Police has authority to deny an application for or to revoke and seize a Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued under this Act only if the Department finds that the applicant or the person to whom such card was issued is or was at the time of issuance:
    (a) A person under 21 years of age who has been convicted of a misdemeanor other than a traffic offense or adjudged delinquent;
    (b) A person under 21 years of age who does not have the written consent of his parent or guardian to acquire and possess firearms and firearm ammunition, or whose parent or guardian has revoked such written consent, or where such parent or guardian does not qualify to have a Firearm Owner's Identification Card;
    (c) A person convicted of a felony under the laws of this or any other jurisdiction;
    (d) A person addicted to narcotics;
    (e) A person who has been a patient of a mental health facility within the past 5 years or a person who has been a patient in a mental health facility more than 5 years ago who has not received the certification required under subsection (u) of this Section. An active law enforcement officer employed by a unit of government who is denied, revoked, or has his or her Firearm Owner's Identification Card seized under this subsection (e) may obtain relief as described in subsection (c-5) of Section 10 of this Act if the officer did not act in a manner threatening to the officer, another person, or the public as determined by the treating clinical psychologist or physician, and the officer seeks mental health treatment;
    (f) A person whose mental condition is of such a nature that it poses a clear and present danger to the applicant, any other person or persons or the community;
    (g) A person who is intellectually disabled;
    (h) A person who intentionally makes a false statement in the Firearm Owner's Identification Card application;
    (i) An alien who is unlawfully present in the United States under the laws of the United States;
    (i-5) An alien who has been admitted to the United States under a non-immigrant visa (as that term is defined in Section 101(a)(26) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(26))), except that this subsection (i-5) does not apply to any alien who has been lawfully admitted to the United States under a non-immigrant visa if that alien is:
        (1) admitted to the United States for lawful hunting
    
or sporting purposes;
        (2) an official representative of a foreign
    
government who is:
            (A) accredited to the United States Government or
        
the Government's mission to an international organization having its headquarters in the United States; or
            (B) en route to or from another country to which
        
that alien is accredited;
        (3) an official of a foreign government or
    
distinguished foreign visitor who has been so designated by the Department of State;
        (4) a foreign law enforcement officer of a friendly
    
foreign government entering the United States on official business; or
        (5) one who has received a waiver from the Attorney
    
General of the United States pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 922(y)(3);
    (j) (Blank);
    (k) A person who has been convicted within the past 5 years of battery, assault, aggravated assault, violation of an order of protection, or a substantially similar offense in another jurisdiction, in which a firearm was used or possessed;
    (l) A person who has been convicted of domestic battery, aggravated domestic battery, or a substantially similar offense in another jurisdiction committed before, on or after January 1, 2012 (the effective date of Public Act 97-158). If the applicant or person who has been previously issued a Firearm Owner's Identification Card under this Act knowingly and intelligently waives the right to have an offense described in this paragraph (l) tried by a jury, and by guilty plea or otherwise, results in a conviction for an offense in which a domestic relationship is not a required element of the offense but in which a determination of the applicability of 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(9) is made under Section 112A-11.1 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963, an entry by the court of a judgment of conviction for that offense shall be grounds for denying an application for and for revoking and seizing a Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued to the person under this Act;
    (m) (Blank);
    (n) A person who is prohibited from acquiring or possessing firearms or firearm ammunition by any Illinois State statute or by federal law;
    (o) A minor subject to a petition filed under Section 5-520 of the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 alleging that the minor is a delinquent minor for the commission of an offense that if committed by an adult would be a felony;
    (p) An adult who had been adjudicated a delinquent minor under the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 for the commission of an offense that if committed by an adult would be a felony;
    (q) A person who is not a resident of the State of Illinois, except as provided in subsection (a-10) of Section 4;
    (r) A person who has been adjudicated as a mentally disabled person;
    (s) A person who has been found to be developmentally disabled;
    (t) A person involuntarily admitted into a mental health facility;
    (u) A person who has had his or her Firearm Owner's Identification Card revoked or denied under subsection (e) of this Section or item (iv) of Section 4 of this Act because he or she was a patient in a mental health facility as provided in item (2) of subsection (e) of this Section, shall not be permitted to obtain a Firearm Owner's Identification Card, after the 5 year period has lapsed, unless he or she has received a mental health evaluation by a physician, clinical psychologist, or qualified examiner as those terms are defined in the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code, and has received a certification that he or she is not a clear and present danger to himself, herself, or others. The physician, clinical psychologist, or qualified examiner making the certification and his or her employer shall not be held criminally, civilly, or professionally liable for making or not making the certification required under this subsection, except for willful or wanton misconduct. This subsection does not apply to a person whose firearm possession rights have been restored through administrative or judicial action under Section 10 or 11 of this Act; or
    (v) Upon revocation of a person's Firearm Owner's Identification Card, the Department of State Police shall provide notice to the person and the person shall comply with Section 9.5 of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 97-158, eff. 1-1-12; 97-227, eff. 1-1-12; 97-813, eff. 7-13-12; 97-1131, eff. 1-1-13; 97-1167, eff. 6-1-13; 98-63, eff. 7-9-13.)
 
    (Text of Section from P.A. 98-508)
    Sec. 8. Grounds for denial and revocation. The Department of State Police has authority to deny an application for or to revoke and seize a Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued under this Act only if the Department finds that the applicant or the person to whom such card was issued is or was at the time of issuance:
        (a) A person under 21 years of age who has been
    
convicted of a misdemeanor other than a traffic offense or adjudged delinquent;
        (b) A person under 21 years of age who does not have
    
the written consent of his parent or guardian to acquire and possess firearms and firearm ammunition, or whose parent or guardian has revoked such written consent, or where such parent or guardian does not qualify to have a Firearm Owner's Identification Card;
        (c) A person convicted of a felony under the laws of
    
this or any other jurisdiction;
        (d) A person addicted to narcotics;
        (e) A person who has been a patient of a mental
    
institution within the past 5 years. An active law enforcement officer employed by a unit of government who is denied, revoked, or has his or her Firearm Owner's Identification Card seized under this subsection (e) may obtain relief as described in subsection (c-5) of Section 10 of this Act if the officer did not act in a manner threatening to the officer, another person, or the public as determined by the treating clinical psychologist or physician, and the officer seeks mental health treatment;
        (f) A person whose mental condition is of such a
    
nature that it poses a clear and present danger to the applicant, any other person or persons or the community;
        For the purposes of this Section, "mental condition"
    
means a state of mind manifested by violent, suicidal, threatening or assaultive behavior.
        (g) A person who is intellectually disabled;
        (h) A person who intentionally makes a false
    
statement in the Firearm Owner's Identification Card application;
        (i) An alien who is unlawfully present in the United
    
States under the laws of the United States;
        (i-5) An alien who has been admitted to the United
    
States under a non-immigrant visa (as that term is defined in Section 101(a)(26) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(26))), except that this subsection (i-5) does not apply to any alien who has been lawfully admitted to the United States under a non-immigrant visa if that alien is:
            (1) admitted to the United States for lawful
        
hunting or sporting purposes;
            (2) an official representative of a foreign
        
government who is:
                (A) accredited to the United States
            
Government or the Government's mission to an international organization having its headquarters in the United States; or
                (B) en route to or from another country to
            
which that alien is accredited;
            (3) an official of a foreign government or
        
distinguished foreign visitor who has been so designated by the Department of State;
            (4) a foreign law enforcement officer of a
        
friendly foreign government entering the United States on official business; or
            (5) one who has received a waiver from the
        
Attorney General of the United States pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 922(y)(3);
        (j) (Blank);
        (k) A person who has been convicted within the past 5
    
years of battery, assault, aggravated assault, violation of an order of protection, or a substantially similar offense in another jurisdiction, in which a firearm was used or possessed;
        (l) A person who has been convicted of domestic
    
battery, aggravated domestic battery, or a substantially similar offense in another jurisdiction committed before, on or after January 1, 2012 (the effective date of Public Act 97-158). If the applicant or person who has been previously issued a Firearm Owner's Identification Card under this Act knowingly and intelligently waives the right to have an offense described in this paragraph (l) tried by a jury, and by guilty plea or otherwise, results in a conviction for an offense in which a domestic relationship is not a required element of the offense but in which a determination of the applicability of 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(9) is made under Section 112A-11.1 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963, an entry by the court of a judgment of conviction for that offense shall be grounds for denying an application for and for revoking and seizing a Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued to the person under this Act;
        (m) (Blank);
        (n) A person who is prohibited from acquiring or
    
possessing firearms or firearm ammunition by any Illinois State statute or by federal law;
        (o) A minor subject to a petition filed under Section
    
5-520 of the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 alleging that the minor is a delinquent minor for the commission of an offense that if committed by an adult would be a felony;
        (p) An adult who had been adjudicated a delinquent
    
minor under the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 for the commission of an offense that if committed by an adult would be a felony;
        (q) A person who is not a resident of the State of
    
Illinois, except as provided in subsection (a-10) of Section 4; or
        (r) A person who has been adjudicated as a mental
    
defective.
(Source: P.A. 97-158, eff. 1-1-12; 97-227, eff. 1-1-12; 97-813, eff. 7-13-12; 97-1131, eff. 1-1-13; 97-1167, eff. 6-1-13; 98-508, eff. 8-19-13.)