91st General Assembly
Summary of HB0242
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WLDLF CD-BLACK PWDR CART-DEER                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Wildlife  Code.   Permits  the  use  of  black  powder      
   cartridges during the open deer season for muzzleloading rifles.            
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          520 ILCS 5/2.25                                                      
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          430 ILCS 65/13.1                from Ch. 38, par. 83-13.1            
        Deletes everything. Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card      
   Act.   Provides that the  regulation of  the acquisition,  possession,      
   transportation, storage, purchase, selling, and dealing in rifles  and      
   shotguns   and   their   ammunition,   components,   accessories,  and      
   accoutrements is an exclusive State power and function and may not  be      
   exercised by units of local government, including home rule units.          
          CORRECTIONAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Dept. of Corrections)                     
          There is no fiscal or prison population impact on DOC.               
          STATE MANDATES NOTE, H-AM 1                                          
          (Department of Commerce and Community Affairs)                       
          HB242 (HA #1) does not meet the definition of a State mandate.       
          HOME RULE NOTE, H-AM 1                                               
          (Department of Commerce and Community Affairs)                       
          HB242 (H-am 1) does not preempt home rule authority.                 
          CORRECTIONAL NOTE, H-AM 1, 2 (Dept. of Corrections)                  
          Same as previous correctional note.                                  
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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