FIREARM OWNERS ID-MENTAL RECOR
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Requires an
applicant for a firearm owners identification card to sign a release
waiving any right to confidentiality and consenting to the disclosure
to the Department of State Police of the applicant's mental health
records from any state, the District of Columbia, any other territory
of the United States, or a foreign nation for the sole purpose of
determining eligibility for a card.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that an applicant for a Firearm Owners Identification
Card must only sign a release of his or her mental health records upon
request of the Department of State Police.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Limits the
information disclosed to the Department of State Police to mental
health institution admission information. Provides that no mental
health or treatment records may be requested. Provides that the
information received shall be destroyed within one year of receipt.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0514
Last action date: 99-08-13
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 1
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