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 Bill Status of SB1947  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  FIREARM CARRY-CORRECTIONS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Darren Bailey

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
50 ILCS 705/2from Ch. 85, par. 502
720 ILCS 5/24-2


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Police Training Act. Defines "retired law enforcement officer qualified under federal law" for purposes of the Act to permit the carrying of a concealed firearm. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Permits employed and qualified retired State correctional officers and county correctional officers to carry their own firearms off-duty without being in violation of the unlawful use of weapons and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon statutes if they meet certain training requirements. Provides that employed and qualified retired State correctional officers and county correctional officers shall carry a photographic identification and a valid annual firearm certificate while carrying their own firearms off-duty. Provides that the exemption only applies to correctional officers who have custody and control over inmates in an adult correctional facility. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Darren Bailey
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/7/2021SenateAssigned to Executive
  4/15/2021SenateTo Executive- Firearms
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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