O'MALLEY-RADOGNO-SULLIVAN-PARKER-DILLARD, PETKA AND CRONIN.
CRIM CD-FIREARM-3RD PRTY BUYER
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Creates the offense of
unlawful purchase of a firearm. Defines the offense as knowingly
purchasing a firearm with the intent to deliver that firearm to
another person who is not a member of the person's immediate family or
is prohibited by federal or State law from possessing a firearm.
Provides that it is unlawful for a person, in purchasing a firearm, to
intentionally provide false or misleading information on a United
States Department of the Treasury Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and
Firearms firearms transaction record form. Establishes penalties.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinstates the
basic provisions of the bill, but limits unlawful purchase of a
firearm to knowingly purchasing or attempting to purchase a firearm
with the intent to deliver the firearm to another person who is
prohibited by federal or State law from possessing a firearm. Deletes
reference to "immediate family member". Decreases the maximum fine
for intentionally providing false or misleading information on a
United States Department of the Treasury Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,
and Firearms firearm transaction record form from $1,000,000 to
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Deletes provision that makes it a Class A misdemeanor to purchase
with intent to deliver any firearm to a person known to not possess a
valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card if the person proves that
the intended delivery of the firearm was to a member of the person's
immediate family who is over the age of 18.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0265
Last action date: 99-07-23
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 2
END OF INQUIRY
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