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Full Text of SB3186  102nd General Assembly

SB3186 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
SB3186

 

Introduced 1/13/2022, by Sen. Donald P. DeWitte

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
430 ILCS 66/65

    Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Eliminates a provision that a licensee under the Act shall not knowingly carry a firearm on any bus, train, or form of transportation paid for in whole or in part with public funds, and any building, real property, and parking area under the control of a public transportation facility paid for in whole or in part with public funds. Effective immediately.


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A BILL FOR

 

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1    AN ACT concerning safety.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Firearm Concealed Carry Act is amended by
5changing Section 65 as follows:
 
6    (430 ILCS 66/65)
7    Sec. 65. Prohibited areas.
8    (a) A licensee under this Act shall not knowingly carry a
9firearm on or into:
10        (1) Any building, real property, and parking area
11    under the control of a public or private elementary or
12    secondary school.
13        (2) Any building, real property, and parking area
14    under the control of a preschool pre-school or child care
15    facility, including any room or portion of a building
16    under the control of a preschool pre-school or child care
17    facility. Nothing in this paragraph shall prevent the
18    operator of a child care facility in a family home from
19    owning or possessing a firearm in the home or license
20    under this Act, if no child under child care at the home is
21    present in the home or the firearm in the home is stored in
22    a locked container when a child under child care at the
23    home is present in the home.

 

 

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1        (3) Any building, parking area, or portion of a
2    building under the control of an officer of the executive
3    or legislative branch of government, provided that nothing
4    in this paragraph shall prohibit a licensee from carrying
5    a concealed firearm onto the real property, bikeway, or
6    trail in a park regulated by the Department of Natural
7    Resources or any other designated public hunting area or
8    building where firearm possession is permitted as
9    established by the Department of Natural Resources under
10    Section 1.8 of the Wildlife Code.
11        (4) Any building designated for matters before a
12    circuit court, appellate court, or the Supreme Court, or
13    any building or portion of a building under the control of
14    the Supreme Court.
15        (5) Any building or portion of a building under the
16    control of a unit of local government.
17        (6) Any building, real property, and parking area
18    under the control of an adult or juvenile detention or
19    correctional institution, prison, or jail.
20        (7) Any building, real property, and parking area
21    under the control of a public or private hospital or
22    hospital affiliate, mental health facility, or nursing
23    home.
24        (8) (Blank). Any bus, train, or form of transportation
25    paid for in whole or in part with public funds, and any
26    building, real property, and parking area under the

 

 

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1    control of a public transportation facility paid for in
2    whole or in part with public funds.
3        (9) Any building, real property, and parking area
4    under the control of an establishment that serves alcohol
5    on its premises, if more than 50% of the establishment's
6    gross receipts within the prior 3 months is from the sale
7    of alcohol. The owner of an establishment who knowingly
8    fails to prohibit concealed firearms on its premises as
9    provided in this paragraph or who knowingly makes a false
10    statement or record to avoid the prohibition on concealed
11    firearms under this paragraph is subject to the penalty
12    under subsection (c-5) of Section 10-1 of the Liquor
13    Control Act of 1934.
14        (10) Any public gathering or special event conducted
15    on property open to the public that requires the issuance
16    of a permit from the unit of local government, provided
17    this prohibition shall not apply to a licensee who must
18    walk through a public gathering in order to access his or
19    her residence, place of business, or vehicle.
20        (11) Any building or real property that has been
21    issued a Special Event Retailer's license as defined in
22    Section 1-3.17.1 of the Liquor Control Act during the time
23    designated for the sale of alcohol by the Special Event
24    Retailer's license, or a Special use permit license as
25    defined in subsection (q) of Section 5-1 of the Liquor
26    Control Act during the time designated for the sale of

 

 

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1    alcohol by the Special use permit license.
2        (12) Any public playground.
3        (13) Any public park, athletic area, or athletic
4    facility under the control of a municipality or park
5    district, provided nothing in this Section shall prohibit
6    a licensee from carrying a concealed firearm while on a
7    trail or bikeway if only a portion of the trail or bikeway
8    includes a public park.
9        (14) Any real property under the control of the Cook
10    County Forest Preserve District.
11        (15) Any building, classroom, laboratory, medical
12    clinic, hospital, artistic venue, athletic venue,
13    entertainment venue, officially recognized
14    university-related organization property, whether owned or
15    leased, and any real property, including parking areas,
16    sidewalks, and common areas under the control of a public
17    or private community college, college, or university.
18        (16) Any building, real property, or parking area
19    under the control of a gaming facility licensed under the
20    Illinois Gambling Act or the Illinois Horse Racing Act of
21    1975, including an inter-track wagering location licensee.
22        (17) Any stadium, arena, or the real property or
23    parking area under the control of a stadium, arena, or any
24    collegiate or professional sporting event.
25        (18) Any building, real property, or parking area
26    under the control of a public library.

 

 

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1        (19) Any building, real property, or parking area
2    under the control of an airport.
3        (20) Any building, real property, or parking area
4    under the control of an amusement park.
5        (21) Any building, real property, or parking area
6    under the control of a zoo or museum.
7        (22) Any street, driveway, parking area, property,
8    building, or facility, owned, leased, controlled, or used
9    by a nuclear energy, storage, weapons, or development site
10    or facility regulated by the federal Nuclear Regulatory
11    Commission. The licensee shall not under any circumstance
12    store a firearm or ammunition in his or her vehicle or in a
13    compartment or container within a vehicle located anywhere
14    in or on the street, driveway, parking area, property,
15    building, or facility described in this paragraph.
16        (23) Any area where firearms are prohibited under
17    federal law.
18    (a-5) Nothing in this Act shall prohibit a public or
19private community college, college, or university from:
20        (1) prohibiting persons from carrying a firearm within
21    a vehicle owned, leased, or controlled by the college or
22    university;
23        (2) developing resolutions, regulations, or policies
24    regarding student, employee, or visitor misconduct and
25    discipline, including suspension and expulsion;
26        (3) developing resolutions, regulations, or policies

 

 

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1    regarding the storage or maintenance of firearms, which
2    must include designated areas where persons can park
3    vehicles that carry firearms; and
4        (4) permitting the carrying or use of firearms for the
5    purpose of instruction and curriculum of officially
6    recognized programs, including, but not limited to,
7    military science and law enforcement training programs, or
8    in any designated area used for hunting purposes or target
9    shooting.
10    (a-10) The owner of private real property of any type may
11prohibit the carrying of concealed firearms on the property
12under his or her control. The owner must post a sign in
13accordance with subsection (d) of this Section indicating that
14firearms are prohibited on the property, unless the property
15is a private residence.
16    (b) Notwithstanding subsections (a), (a-5), and (a-10) of
17this Section except under paragraph (22) or (23) of subsection
18(a), any licensee prohibited from carrying a concealed firearm
19into the parking area of a prohibited location specified in
20subsection (a), (a-5), or (a-10) of this Section shall be
21permitted to carry a concealed firearm on or about his or her
22person within a vehicle into the parking area and may store a
23firearm or ammunition concealed in a case within a locked
24vehicle or locked container out of plain view within the
25vehicle in the parking area. A licensee may carry a concealed
26firearm in the immediate area surrounding his or her vehicle

 

 

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1within a prohibited parking lot area only for the limited
2purpose of storing or retrieving a firearm within the
3vehicle's trunk. For purposes of this subsection, "case"
4includes a glove compartment or console that completely
5encloses the concealed firearm or ammunition, the trunk of the
6vehicle, or a firearm carrying box, shipping box, or other
7container.
8    (c) A licensee shall not be in violation of this Section
9while he or she is traveling along a public right of way that
10touches or crosses any of the premises under subsection (a),
11(a-5), or (a-10) of this Section if the concealed firearm is
12carried on his or her person in accordance with the provisions
13of this Act or is being transported in a vehicle by the
14licensee in accordance with all other applicable provisions of
15law.
16    (d) Signs stating that the carrying of firearms is
17prohibited shall be clearly and conspicuously posted at the
18entrance of a building, premises, or real property specified
19in this Section as a prohibited area, unless the building or
20premises is a private residence. Signs shall be of a uniform
21design as established by the Illinois State Police and shall
22be 4 inches by 6 inches in size. The Illinois State Police
23shall adopt rules for standardized signs to be used under this
24subsection.
25(Source: P.A. 101-31, eff. 6-28-19; 102-538, eff. 8-20-21.)
 
26    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon

 

 

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1becoming law.