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720 ILCS 5/24-1.6

    (720 ILCS 5/24-1.6)
    Sec. 24-1.6. Aggravated unlawful use of a weapon.
    (a) A person commits the offense of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon when he or she knowingly:
        (1) Carries on or about his or her person or in any
    
vehicle or concealed on or about his or her person except when on his or her land or in his or her abode, legal dwelling, or fixed place of business, or on the land or in the legal dwelling of another person as an invitee with that person's permission, any pistol, revolver, stun gun or taser or other firearm; or
        (2) Carries or possesses on or about his or her
    
person, upon any public street, alley, or other public lands within the corporate limits of a city, village or incorporated town, except when an invitee thereon or therein, for the purpose of the display of such weapon or the lawful commerce in weapons, or except when on his or her own land or in his or her own abode, legal dwelling, or fixed place of business, or on the land or in the legal dwelling of another person as an invitee with that person's permission, any pistol, revolver, stun gun or taser or other firearm; and
        (3) One of the following factors is present:
            (A) the firearm, other than a pistol, revolver,
        
or handgun, possessed was uncased, loaded, and immediately accessible at the time of the offense; or
            (A-5) the pistol, revolver, or handgun possessed
        
was uncased, loaded, and immediately accessible at the time of the offense and the person possessing the pistol, revolver, or handgun has not been issued a currently valid license under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act; or
            (B) the firearm, other than a pistol, revolver,
        
or handgun, possessed was uncased, unloaded, and the ammunition for the weapon was immediately accessible at the time of the offense; or
            (B-5) the pistol, revolver, or handgun possessed
        
was uncased, unloaded, and the ammunition for the weapon was immediately accessible at the time of the offense and the person possessing the pistol, revolver, or handgun has not been issued a currently valid license under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act; or
            (C) the person possessing the firearm has not
        
been issued a currently valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card; or
            (D) the person possessing the weapon was
        
previously adjudicated a delinquent minor under the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 for an act that if committed by an adult would be a felony; or
            (E) the person possessing the weapon was engaged
        
in a misdemeanor violation of the Cannabis Control Act, in a misdemeanor violation of the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, or in a misdemeanor violation of the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act; or
            (F) (blank); or
            (G) the person possessing the weapon had a order
        
of protection issued against him or her within the previous 2 years; or
            (H) the person possessing the weapon was engaged
        
in the commission or attempted commission of a misdemeanor involving the use or threat of violence against the person or property of another; or
            (I) the person possessing the weapon was under 21
        
years of age and in possession of a handgun, unless the person under 21 is engaged in lawful activities under the Wildlife Code or described in subsection 24-2(b)(1), (b)(3), or 24-2(f).
    (a-5) "Handgun" as used in this Section has the meaning given to it in Section 5 of the Firearm Concealed Carry Act.
    (b) "Stun gun or taser" as used in this Section has the same definition given to it in Section 24-1 of this Code.
    (c) This Section does not apply to or affect the transportation or possession of weapons that:
        (i) are broken down in a non-functioning state; or
        (ii) are not immediately accessible; or
        (iii) are unloaded and enclosed in a case, firearm
    
carrying box, shipping box, or other container by a person who has been issued a currently valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card.
    (d) Sentence.
         (1) Aggravated unlawful use of a weapon is a Class 4
    
felony; a second or subsequent offense is a Class 2 felony for which the person shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of not less than 3 years and not more than 7 years.
        (2) Except as otherwise provided in paragraphs (3)
    
and (4) of this subsection (d), a first offense of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon committed with a firearm by a person 18 years of age or older where the factors listed in both items (A) and (C) or both items (A-5) and (C) of paragraph (3) of subsection (a) are present is a Class 4 felony, for which the person shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of not less than one year and not more than 3 years.
        (3) Aggravated unlawful use of a weapon by a person
    
who has been previously convicted of a felony in this State or another jurisdiction is a Class 2 felony for which the person shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of not less than 3 years and not more than 7 years.
        (4) Aggravated unlawful use of a weapon while wearing
    
or in possession of body armor as defined in Section 33F-1 by a person who has not been issued a valid Firearms Owner's Identification Card in accordance with Section 5 of the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act is a Class X felony.
    (e) The possession of each firearm in violation of this Section constitutes a single and separate violation.
(Source: P.A. 98-63, eff. 7-9-13.)