98TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2013 and 2014
Introduced , by Rep. Mike Bost
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
430 ILCS 65/13.1
from Ch. 38, par. 83-13.1
Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Strikes a clause
preventing provisions of ordinances from being invalid when they impose
greater restrictions or limitations on the acquisition, possession and
transfer of firearms than are imposed by this Act. Provides that regulation
of the ownership and possession of firearms and related items are the
exclusive powers of the State. Provides that a local government may not
require registration, reporting of the sale or transfer of a firearm, or
may not keep a firearms registry. Provides that any existing or future
local ordinances or resolutions imposing any registration requirement on
firearms and related items are invalid or void. Effective immediately.
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AN ACT concerning safety.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Firearm Owners Identification Card Act is
amended by changing Section 13.1 as follows:
(430 ILCS 65/13.1)
(from Ch. 38, par. 83-13.1)
Home rule preemption.
(a) The regulation of the ownership and possession of
firearms and ammunition, components, accessories, or
accoutrements for firearms are exclusive powers and functions
of the State. A unit of local government, including a home rule
unit, may not require the registration of the person or firearm
or ammunition as a condition of ownership or possession.
(b) No unit of local government may require that any
person, corporation, or entity report the sale or transfer of a
firearm or ammunition or keep a registry or list of the same.
(c) The provisions of any ordinance or resolution after the
effective date of this amendatory Act of the 98th General
Assembly by any unit of local government that imposes any type
of registration requirement on the ownership or possession of
firearms and ammunition, components, accessories, and
accoutrements of firearms are invalid and all those existing
ordinances and resolutions are void.