Full Text of HB1156 98th General Assembly
HB1156ham010 98TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
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AMENDMENT TO HOUSE BILL 1156
AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 1156, AS AMENDED, by
replacing everything after the enacting clause with the
The Criminal Code of 2012 is amended by adding
Section 24-1.10 as follows:
(720 ILCS 5/24-1.10 new)
Delivery, sale, receipt, transfer, purchase,
or possession of large capacity ammunition feeding device.
(a) As used in this Section:
"Large capacity ammunition feeding device" means:
(1) a magazine, belt, drum, feed strip, or similar
device that has a capacity of, or that can be readily
restored or converted to accept, more than 10 rounds of
(2) any combination of parts from which a device
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described in paragraph (1) can be assembled.
"Large capacity ammunition feeding device" does not
include an attached tubular device designed to accept, and
capable of operating only with, .22 caliber rimfire ammunition.
"Large capacity ammunition feeding device" does not include a
that is contained in a lever-action firearm or
any device that has been made permanently inoperable.
(b) Except as provided in subsection (c), it is unlawful
for any person within this State to knowingly deliver, sell,
receive, transfer, purchase, or cause to be delivered, sold,
received, transferred, purchased, or possessed a large
capacity ammunition feeding device.
(b-5) Except as provided in subsection (c), 180 days after
the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 98th General
Assembly, it is unlawful for any person within this State to
knowingly possess a large capacity ammunition feeding device.
(c) Exemptions. This Section does not apply to or affect
any of the following:
(1) Peace officers as defined in Section 2-13 of the
Criminal Code of 2012.
(2) Acquisition and possession by a local law
enforcement agency for the purpose of equipping the
agency's peace officers as defined in paragraph (1) of this
(3) Wardens, superintendents, and keepers of prisons,
penitentiaries, jails, and other institutions for the
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detention of persons accused or convicted of an offense.
(4) Members of the Armed Services or Reserve Forces of
the United States or the Illinois National Guard, for the
performance of their official duties.
(5) Any company that employs armed security officers in
this State at a nuclear energy, storage, weapons, or
development site or facility regulated by the federal
Nuclear Regulatory Commission and persons employed as an
armed security force member at a nuclear energy, storage,
weapons, or development site or facility regulated by the
federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission who have completed
the background screening and training mandated by the rules
and regulations of the federal Nuclear Regulatory
Commission for the performance of their official duties.
(6) Manufacture, transportation, or sale of large
capacity ammunition feeding devices to persons authorized
under paragraphs (1) through (5) of this subsection (c) to
possess those devices.
(7) Manufacture, transportation, or sale of large
capacity ammunition feeding devices for sale or transfer in
(8) Sale or rental of large capacity ammunition feeding
devices for blank-firing prohibited weapons to persons
authorized or permitted, or both authorized and permitted,
to acquire these devices for the purpose of rental for use
solely as props for a motion picture, television, or video
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production or entertainment event.
(d) Sentence. A person who possesses a large capacity
ammunition feeding device in violation of this Section commits
a Class A misdemeanor for a first violation and a Class 4
felony for a second or subsequent violation. A person who
delivers, sells, receives, transfers, purchases, or causes to
be delivered, sold, received, transferred, purchased, or
possessed a large capacity ammunition feeding device in
violation of this Section commits a Class 4 felony for a first
violation and a Class 3 felony for a second or subsequent