FIREARM DEALERS-GUN SALES
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Firearms Dealer Licensing Act. Requires a person who
engages in the business of selling or transferring firearms to be
licensed by the Department of State Police. Establishes
qualifications for licenses. Provides that it is a Class 4 felony to
engage in the business of selling or transferring firearms without a
license. Requires a licensed firearms dealer who sells or transfers a
firearm to a person who is not a licensed dealer to report that sale
or transfer to the Department of State Police. Amends the Criminal
Code of 1961. Makes changes in the offense of unlawful sale of
firearms. Changes the offense to unlawful transfer of firearms.
Prohibits a federally licensed firearm dealer from selling or
possessing with an intent to sell more than one handgun to a person
within a 30 day period. Prohibits a person from purchasing more than
one handgun per month. Provides exceptions. Amends the Unified Code
of Corrections to require the Prisoner Review Board to revoke the
parole or mandatory supervised release of a person found in possession
of a firearm that is a violation of the conditions of parole or
mandatory supervised release.
FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Corrections)
The provisions of this legislation are estimated to have a
minimal impact on the Department.
CORRECTIONAL NOTE (Dept. of Corrections)
Same as DOC fiscal note.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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