|Public Act 093-1048
||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:
The Criminal Code of 1961 is amended by adding
Section 24-10 as follows:
(720 ILCS 5/24-10 new)
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.
This Act takes effect upon