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Full Text of HB3788  102nd General Assembly

HB3788 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB3788

 

Introduced 2/22/2021, by Rep. Denyse Stoneback

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
New Act

    Creates the Ballistics Information Act. Provides that, whenever a law enforcement agency recovers any spent shell casing at a crime scene or has reason to believe that the recovered spent shell casing is related to or associated with the commission of a crime or the unlawful discharge of a firearm, the law enforcement agency shall, within a 24-hour period, submit the ballistics information to the National Integrated Ballistics Identification Network. Provides that, whenever a law enforcement agency seizes or recovers a semiautomatic firearm that is deemed suitable to be entered into the National Integrated Ballistics Identification Network system that was: unlawfully possessed, used for any unlawful purpose, recovered from the scene of a crime, is reasonably believed to have been used or associated with the commission of a crime, or is acquired by the law enforcement agency as an abandoned or discarded firearm, the law enforcement agency shall arrange for every such firearm to be test fired within 24 hours and the results of that test firing to be submitted to the National Integrated Ballistics Identification Network to determine whether the firearm is associated with or related to a crime, criminal event, or any individual associated with or related to a crime or criminal event or reasonably believed to be associated with or related to a crime or criminal event.


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A BILL FOR

 

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1    AN ACT concerning criminal law.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the
5Ballistics Information Act.
 
6    Section 5. Ballistics information.
7    (a) Whenever a law enforcement agency recovers any spent
8shell casing at a crime scene or has reason to believe that the
9recovered spent shell casing is related to or associated with
10the commission of a crime or the unlawful discharge of a
11firearm, the law enforcement agency shall, within a 24-hour
12period, submit the ballistics information to the National
13Integrated Ballistics Identification Network.
14    (b) Whenever a law enforcement agency seizes or recovers a
15semiautomatic firearm that is deemed suitable to be entered
16into the National Integrated Ballistics Identification Network
17system that was: unlawfully possessed, used for any unlawful
18purpose, recovered from the scene of a crime, is reasonably
19believed to have been used or associated with the commission
20of a crime, or is acquired by the law enforcement agency as an
21abandoned or discarded firearm, the law enforcement agency
22shall arrange for every such firearm to be test fired within 24
23hours and the results of that test firing to be submitted to

 

 

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1the National Integrated Ballistics Identification Network to
2determine whether the firearm is associated with or related to
3a crime, criminal event, or any individual associated with or
4related to a crime or criminal event or reasonably believed to
5be associated with or related to a crime or criminal event.
6    (c) As used in this Act, "law enforcement agency" means
7all State agencies with law enforcement officers, county
8sheriff's offices, municipal, special district, college, or
9unit of local government police departments.