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HB5602 Engrossed                               LRB9214828RCcd

 1        AN ACT in relation to criminal law.

 2        Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
 3    represented in the General Assembly:

 4        Section   5.   The  Criminal  Code  of 1961 is amended by
 5    changing Section 21-6 as follows:

 6        (720 ILCS 5/21-6) (from Ch. 38, par. 21-6)
 7        Sec. 21-6. Unauthorized Possession or Storage of Weapons.
 8        (a)  Whoever possesses or stores any weapon enumerated in
 9    Section 33A-1 in any building or on land supported  in  whole
10    or  in part with public funds or in any building on such land
11    without prior written  permission  from  the  chief  security
12    officer   for  such  land  or  building  commits  a  Class  A
13    misdemeanor.
14        (a-5) Whoever possesses a BB gun, pellet gun, air gun, or
15    any device manufactured  and  designed  to  be  substantially
16    similar  in  appearance  to  a  firearm in a school building,
17    school bus, or real estate comprising a school without  prior
18    written  permission  from the chief security officer for that
19    school commits a Class A misdemeanor.
20        (b)  The chief security officer must grant any reasonable
21    request for permission under paragraph (a) or (a-5).
22    (Source: P.A. 89-685, eff. 6-1-97.)

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