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430 ILCS 67/5

    (430 ILCS 67/5)
    Sec. 5. Definitions. As used in this Act:
    "Family member of the respondent" means a spouse, parent, child, or step-child of the respondent, any other person related by blood or present marriage to the respondent, or a person who shares a common dwelling with the respondent.
    "Firearms restraining order" means an order issued by the court, prohibiting and enjoining a named person from having in his or her custody or control, purchasing, possessing, or receiving any firearms.
    "Intimate partner" means a spouse, former spouse, a person with whom the respondent has or allegedly has a child in common, or a person with whom the respondent has or has had a dating or engagement relationship.
    "Petitioner" means:
        (1) a family member of the respondent as defined in
    
this Act; or
        (2) a law enforcement officer who files a petition
    
alleging that the respondent poses a danger of causing personal injury to himself, herself, or another by having in his or her custody or control, purchasing, possessing, or receiving a firearm.
    "Respondent" means the person alleged in the petition to pose a danger of causing personal injury to himself, herself, or another by having in his or her custody or control, purchasing, possessing, or receiving a firearm.
(Source: P.A. 100-607, eff. 1-1-19; 101-81, eff. 7-12-19.)