Bill Status of HB6225  97th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Bill Mitchell

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/24-11 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that it is an affirmative defense to a violation of the unlawful use of weapons statute or the aggravated unlawful use of a weapon statute relating to the unlawful carrying or possession of a firearm in a vehicle or concealed on or about one's person if, at the time of the violation, the individual who is charged with the violation: (1) possessed a valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card, and had successfully completed a gun safety course approved by the Department of State Police that meets specified statutory requirements or (2) possessed a valid concealed carry license or permit issued by another state. Establishes the requirements for the gun safety courses and the qualifications of instructors. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  9/11/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Bill Mitchell
  11/9/2012HouseFirst Reading
  11/9/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die