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90_SB0550eng 720 ILCS 5/24-8 new Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that upon recovering a firearm from the possession of anyone under 21 years of age who is not authorized by federal or State law to possess the firearm, the local law enforcement agency shall trace where the person under 21 gained possession of the firearm. Provides that upon completing a trace, the local law enforcement agency shall record its findings on a form prescribed by the Department of State Police and shall forward a copy within 5 days to the Director of State Police. LRB9002722RCks SB550 Engrossed LRB9002722RCks 1 AN ACT to amend the Criminal Code of 1961 by adding 2 Section 24-8. 3 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 4 represented in the General Assembly: 5 Section 5. The Criminal Code of 1961 is amended by 6 adding Section 24-8 as follows: 7 (720 ILCS 5/24-8 new) 8 Sec. 24-8. Firearm tracing. 9 (a) Upon recovering a firearm from the possession of 10 anyone under 21 years of age who is not permitted by federal 11 or State law to possess a firearm, a local law enforcement 12 agency shall use the best available information, including a 13 firearms trace where necessary, to determine how and from 14 where the person under 21 years of age gained possession of 15 the firearm. 16 (b) Local law enforcement shall use the National Tracing 17 Center of the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms 18 in complying with subsection (a) of this Section. 19 (c) Local law enforcement agencies shall use the 20 Illinois Department of State Police Law Enforcement Agencies 21 Data System (LEADS) Gun File to enter all stolen, seized, or 22 recovered firearms as prescribed by LEADS regulations and 23 policies.
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