CRIM CD-FIREARM POSSESSN-FELON
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that the unlawful use
or possession of weapons by felons is a Class 2 felony if the weapon
possessed is a firearm. Provides that the offense is a Class 3 felony
if the weapon possessed is not a firearm. (Now the offense is a Class
3 felony if the offender is not confined in a penal institution).
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that a person
convicted of unlawful use or possession of weapons by felons or
persons in the custody of the Department of Corrections is not
eligible for probation, periodic imprisonment, or conditional
CORRECTIONAL NOTE (Dept. of Corrections)
The corrections population impact is 3,419 inmates and the fis-
cal impact is $695,059,200.
FISCAL NOTE (Criminal Justice Information Authority)
HB115 will not have a fiscal impact on the Authority.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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