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 Bill Status of SB1883  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  GUN DEALER&AMMO SELLER LICENSE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Don Harmon - Julie A. Morrison - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Napoleon Harris, III, William Delgado, Martin A. Sandoval, Daniel Biss and Kimberly A. Lightford

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
430 ILCS 65/13.1from Ch. 38, par. 83-13.1
430 ILCS 66/90


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Gun Dealer and Ammunition Seller Act. Provides that it is unlawful for any person to engage in the business of selling, leasing, or otherwise transferring firearms or ammunition without a dealer license issued by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Provides that a dealer license expires 5 years after the date of issuance. Provides that a license may be renewed for additional 5-year periods if the licensee submits a timely application for renewal, accompanied by a nonrefundable renewal fee established by the Department. Establishes licensing requirements. Provides that the Department shall require each applicant for a dealer license or the renewal of a dealer license, as part of the application process, and each prospective employee of a licensee, as a condition of employment, to: (1) provide a copy of a currently valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card issued to that person; and (2) authorize an investigation to determine if any of the conditions for license denial exist. Establishes conditions for denial of a license. Provides that the licensee shall not allow any person to consume alcohol on the premises of the business. Provides that the Department of State Police may establish rules requiring employees and agents of licensees to undergo training regarding legal requirements and responsible business practices as applicable to the sale or transfer of firearms or ammunition. Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act and the Firearm Concealed Carry Act to make conforming changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/20/2015SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  2/20/2015SenateFirst Reading
  2/20/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/11/2015SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/18/2015SenateTo Subcommittee on Firearms (JU)
  3/23/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  3/24/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  3/27/2015SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 24, 2015
  4/24/2015SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 15, 2015
  5/14/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  5/15/2015SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2015
  5/29/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  7/20/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  10/10/2015SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  1/13/2016SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/12/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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