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Full Text of SB0681  97th General Assembly



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1    AN ACT concerning regulation.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Firearm Owners Identification Card Act is
5amended by changing Section 3 as follows:
6    (430 ILCS 65/3)  (from Ch. 38, par. 83-3)
7    Sec. 3. (a) Except as provided in Section 3a, no person may
8knowingly transfer, or cause to be transferred, any firearm,
9firearm ammunition, stun gun, or taser to any person within
10this State unless the transferee with whom he deals displays a
11currently valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card which has
12previously been issued in his name by the Department of State
13Police under the provisions of this Act. In addition, all
14firearm, stun gun, and taser transfers by federally licensed
15firearm dealers are subject to Section 3.1.
16    (a-5) Any person who is not a federally licensed firearm
17dealer and who desires to transfer or sell a firearm while that
18person is on the grounds of a gun show must, before selling or
19transferring the firearm, request the Department of State
20Police to conduct a background check on the prospective
21recipient of the firearm in accordance with Section 3.1.
22    (b) Any person within this State who transfers or causes to
23be transferred any firearm, stun gun, or taser shall keep a



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1record of such transfer for a period of 10 years from the date
2of transfer. Such record shall contain the date of the
3transfer; the description, serial number or other information
4identifying the firearm, stun gun, or taser if no serial number
5is available; and, if the transfer was completed within this
6State, the transferee's Firearm Owner's Identification Card
7number. On or after January 1, 2006, the record shall contain
8the date of application for transfer of the firearm. On demand
9of a peace officer such transferor shall produce for inspection
10such record of transfer. If the transfer or sale took place at
11a gun show, the record shall include the unique identification
12number. Failure to record the unique identification number is a
13petty offense.
14    (b-5) Any resident may purchase ammunition from a person
15within or outside of Illinois if shipment is by United States
16mail or by a private express carrier authorized by federal law
17to ship ammunition. Any resident purchasing ammunition within
18or outside the State of Illinois must provide the seller with a
19copy of his or her valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card
20and either his or her Illinois driver's license or Illinois
21State Identification Card prior to the shipment of the
22ammunition. The ammunition may be shipped only to an address on
23either of those 2 documents.
24    (c) The provisions of this Section regarding the transfer
25of firearm ammunition shall not apply to those persons
26specified in paragraph (b) of Section 2 of this Act.



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1(Source: P.A. 94-6, eff. 1-1-06; 94-284, eff. 7-21-05; 94-353,
2eff. 7-29-05; 94-571, eff. 8-12-05; 95-331, eff. 8-21-07.)
3    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
4becoming law.