Bill Status of HB5731  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  UNSERIALIZED FIREARMS

House Sponsors
Rep. Kambium Buckner - Maura Hirschauer - Edgar Gonzalez, Jr., Denyse Wang Stoneback, Lindsey LaPointe, Anne Stava-Murray, Terra Costa Howard, Kelly M. Cassidy, Robyn Gabel and Joyce Mason

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/28/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/24-5.1 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that it is unlawful for any person to knowingly possess, transport, or receive an unfinished frame or receiver, unless: (1) the party possessing or receiving the unfinished frame or receiver is a federal firearms importer or federal firearms manufacturer or the unfinished frame or receiver is possessed or transported by a person for transfer to a federal firearms importer or federal firearms manufacturer; or (2) the unfinished frame or receiver is required by federal law to be, and has been, imprinted with a serial number issued by a federal firearms importer or federal firearms manufacturer. Provides that it is unlawful for any person to knowingly sell, offer to sell, transfer, or purchase an unfinished frame or receiver, unless: (1) the party purchasing or receiving the unfinished frame or receiver is a federal firearms importer, federal firearms manufacturer, or federal firearms dealer; or (2) the unfinished frame or receiver is required by federal law to be, and has been, imprinted with a serial number issued by a federal firearms importer or federal firearms manufacturer. Provides for various violations concerning using a three-dimensional printer or similar device to manufacture or produce a firearm, firearm receiver, or major firearm component when not licensed as a federal firearms manufacturer or distributing by any means, including the Internet, to a person who is not licensed as a manufacturer, instructions in the form of computer-aided design files or other code or instructions stored and displayed in electronic format as a digital model that may be used to program a three-dimensional printer to manufacture or produce a firearm, firearm receiver or major component of a firearm. Provides exceptions. Provides that a first violation is a Class A misdemeanor and that a second or subsequent violation is a Class 3 felony. Adds a severability provision. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  3/25/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kambium Buckner
  3/28/2022HouseFirst Reading
  3/28/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Denyse Wang Stoneback
  4/3/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Maura Hirschauer
  4/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
  4/5/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  4/5/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.
  4/6/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  4/7/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  4/7/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  4/7/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason