Bill Status of HB1713 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: CRIM CD-FIREARMS-MOTOR VEH
Rep. Natalie A. Manley
| 2/18/2022||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of unlawful possession of a firearm in a motor vehicle with unlawfully tinted windows. Provides that a person commits the offense when he or she knowingly: (1) possesses or carries in any vehicle a firearm and firearm ammunition which are both immediately accessible at the time of the offense while on any street, road, alley, or any other lands, except when inside his or her own abode or garage, and has not been issued a currently valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card; and (2) the vehicle in which the person is present is fitted with window treatments or tinting of the windshield or windows, or both, immediately adjacent to each side of the driver, in violation of the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a violation is a Class 2 felony.