Illinois General Assembly

Previous General Assemblies

Public Act 093-1048


 

Public Act 1048 93RD GENERAL ASSEMBLY



 


 
Public Act 093-1048
 
SB2165 Enrolled LRB093 15639 RLC 41247 b

    AN ACT concerning criminal law.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Criminal Code of 1961 is amended by adding
Section 24-10 as follows:
 
    (720 ILCS 5/24-10 new)
    Sec. 24-10. Municipal ordinance regulating firearms;
affirmative defense to a violation. It is an affirmative
defense to a violation of a municipal ordinance that prohibits,
regulates, or restricts the private ownership of firearms if
the individual who is charged with the violation used the
firearm in an act of self-defense or defense of another as
defined in Sections 7-1 and 7-2 of this Code when on his or her
land or in his or her abode or fixed place of business.
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 11/16/2004