Updating the database of the Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) is an ongoing process.
Recent laws may not yet be included in the ILCS database, but they are found on this site as Public
soon after they become law. For information concerning the relationship between statutes and Public Acts, refer to the
Because the statute database is maintained primarily for legislative drafting purposes,
statutory changes are sometimes included in the statute database before they take effect.
If the source note at the end of a Section of the statutes includes a Public Act that has
not yet taken effect, the version of the law that is currently in effect may have already
been removed from the database and you should refer to that Public Act to see the changes
made to the current law.
(720 ILCS 5/24.8-1)
Selling, renting, or transferring air rifles to children.
(a) A dealer commits selling, renting, or transferring air rifles to children when he or she sells, lends, rents, gives or
otherwise transfers an air rifle to any person under the age of 13 years
where the dealer knows or has cause to believe the person to be under 13
years of age or where the dealer has failed to make reasonable inquiry
relative to the age of the person and the person is under 13 years of
(b) A person commits selling, renting, or transferring air rifles to children when he or she sells, gives, lends, or otherwise transfers
any air rifle to any person under 13 years of age except where the
relationship of parent and child, guardian and ward or adult instructor and
pupil, exists between this person and the person under 13 years of age, or
where the person stands in loco parentis to the person under 13 years of
(Source: P.A. 97-1108, eff. 1-1-13.)