Rep. Brandon W. Phelps

Filed: 2/25/2013





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 1155, AS AMENDED, by
3inserting the following in its proper numeric sequence:
4    "Section 70. Home rule preemption.
5    The regulation and licensing of firearms, including their
6possession, carrying, transportation, or the issuance of
7licenses to carry concealed firearms, is an exclusive power and
8function of the State. A home rule unit shall not regulate the
9possession, carrying, or transportation of firearms or their
10components, accessories, or ammunition. A home rule unit shall
11not require registration of firearms, regulate the number of
12firearms, or make any other requirements or regulations of a
13person licensed under this Act. This Section is a limitation
14under subsection (i) of Section 6 of Article VII of the
15Illinois Constitution on the exercise by home rule units of
16powers and functions exercised by the State. Any unit of local
17government that violates this Section shall be liable for all



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1costs, fees, and damages to any person impacted by any rule or