92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB0831
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Short description: 
CRIM CD-FIREARMS-UNLAWFUL                                                  

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Criminal Code of 1961.  Provides  that  a  person  who      
   commits  the offense of unlawful purchase of a firearm by purchasing a      
   firearm with the intent to deliver the firearm to a person  prohibited      
   by  federal  or State law from possessing the firearm or by purchasing      
   the firearm and intentionally providing false information  on  a  U.S.      
   Department  of  the  Treasury, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms      
   firearm transaction record form shall be sentenced  to  an  additional      
   term  of imprisonment of 10 years for each firearm purchased that was:      
   (1) used in a crime that involved a violation of the Cannabis  Control      
   Act  or  the  Illinois  Controlled Substances Act; (2) used in a crime      
   committed against a law  enforcement  officer;  or  (3)  used  in  the      
   commission of a felony.  Effective immediately.                             
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Includes in the offense of unlawful purchase of  a  firearm,  the      
   attempt to purchase the firearms.                                           
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

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


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