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Full Text of HB1156  98th General Assembly


Rep. Michael J. Zalewski

Filed: 3/13/2013





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 1156, AS AMENDED, by
3replacing everything after the enacting clause with the
5    "Section 5. The Criminal Code of 2012 is amended by adding
6Section 24-1.10 as follows:
7    (720 ILCS 5/24-1.10 new)
8    Sec. 24-1.10. Delivery, sale, receipt, transfer, purchase,
9or possession of large capacity ammunition feeding device.
10    (a) As used in this Section:
11    "Large capacity ammunition feeding device" means:
12        (1) a magazine, belt, drum, feed strip, or similar
13    device that has a capacity of, or that can be readily
14    restored or converted to accept, more than 10 rounds of
15    ammunition; or
16        (2) any combination of parts from which a device



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1    described in paragraph (1) can be assembled.
2    "Large capacity ammunition feeding device" does not
3include an attached tubular device designed to accept, and
4capable of operating only with, .22 caliber rimfire ammunition.
5"Large capacity ammunition feeding device" does not include a
6tubular magazine that is contained in a lever-action firearm or
7any device that has been made permanently inoperable.
8    (b) Except as provided in subsection (c), it is unlawful
9for any person within this State to knowingly deliver, sell,
10receive, transfer, purchase, or cause to be delivered, sold,
11received, transferred, purchased, or possessed a large
12capacity ammunition feeding device.
13    (b-5) Except as provided in subsection (c), 180 days after
14the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 98th General
15Assembly, it is unlawful for any person within this State to
16knowingly possess a large capacity ammunition feeding device.
17    (c) Exemptions. This Section does not apply to or affect
18any of the following:
19        (1) Peace officers as defined in Section 2-13 of the
20    Criminal Code of 2012.
21        (2) Acquisition and possession by a local law
22    enforcement agency for the purpose of equipping the
23    agency's peace officers as defined in paragraph (1) of this
24    subsection.
25        (3) Wardens, superintendents, and keepers of prisons,
26    penitentiaries, jails, and other institutions for the



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1    detention of persons accused or convicted of an offense.
2        (4) Members of the Armed Services or Reserve Forces of
3    the United States or the Illinois National Guard, for the
4    performance of their official duties.
5        (5) Any company that employs armed security officers in
6    this State at a nuclear energy, storage, weapons, or
7    development site or facility regulated by the federal
8    Nuclear Regulatory Commission and persons employed as an
9    armed security force member at a nuclear energy, storage,
10    weapons, or development site or facility regulated by the
11    federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission who have completed
12    the background screening and training mandated by the rules
13    and regulations of the federal Nuclear Regulatory
14    Commission for the performance of their official duties.
15        (6) Manufacture, transportation, or sale of large
16    capacity ammunition feeding devices to persons authorized
17    under paragraphs (1) through (5) of this subsection (c) to
18    possess those devices.
19        (7) Manufacture, transportation, or sale of large
20    capacity ammunition feeding devices for sale or transfer in
21    another state.
22        (8) Sale or rental of large capacity ammunition feeding
23    devices for blank-firing prohibited weapons to persons
24    authorized or permitted, or both authorized and permitted,
25    to acquire these devices for the purpose of rental for use
26    solely as props for a motion picture, television, or video



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1    production or entertainment event.
2    (d) Sentence. A person who possesses a large capacity
3ammunition feeding device in violation of this Section commits
4a Class A misdemeanor for a first violation and a Class 4
5felony for a second or subsequent violation. A person who
6delivers, sells, receives, transfers, purchases, or causes to
7be delivered, sold, received, transferred, purchased, or
8possessed a large capacity ammunition feeding device in
9violation of this Section commits a Class 4 felony for a first
10violation and a Class 3 felony for a second or subsequent