FARLEY AND HALVORSON.
CRIM CD-FIREARMS TRACING
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
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.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes provisions that a firearms trace is not complete until
enough evidence exists to make prosecution possible or until all
available resources have been exhausted. Requires local law
enforcement agencies to use the National Tracing Center of the Federal
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms in tracing firearms recovered
from persons under 21 years of age. Requires local law enforcement
agencies to use the LEADS Gun File to enter all stolen, seized, or
No decrease or increase in the number of judges needed.
There would be no population impact or fiscal impact.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE (DCCA)
SB 550 fails to create a State mandate.
FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Corrections)
SB 550 would have no impact on this Dept.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0137
Last action date: 97-07-22
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
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