92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB1783
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ST POL-FIREARM FINGERPRINTING                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends  the  Department  of  State  Police  Law  of   the   Civil      
   Administrative  Code  of Illinois.  Requires the Department to develop      
   and administer a program of test firing firearms sold in  Illinois  in      
   order to maintain a data base of firearm fingerprints.                      
          FISCAL NOTE (Illinois State Police)                                  
          If HB 1783 were to become law, there would be a fiscal impact        
          to the Illinois State Police of $5,430,000.                          
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          20 ILCS 2605/2605-480                                                
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          New Act                                                              
        Deletes everything. Creates the Pistol and   Revolver   Ballistic      
   Identification  Databank  Act.  Provides that beginning April 1, 2002,      
   any manufacturer that ships,  transports,  or  delivers  a  pistol  or      
   revolver  to  any  person in this State must, in accordance with rules      
   adopted by the Department of State Police, include  in  the  container      
   with the pistol or revolver a separate sealed container that encloses:      
   (1)  a  shell  casing  of  a  bullet or projectile discharged from the      
   pistol  or  revolver;  and   (2)  any  additional   information   that      
   identifies  the pistol or revolver and shell casing as required by the      
   rules adopted  by  the  Department  of  State  Police.  Provides  that      
   beginning  April  1,  2002,  a  gunsmith or federally licensed firearm      
   dealer must, within 10 days after delivering to any person a pistol or      
   revolver received by the gunsmith or dealer  on or  after  that  date,      
   forward to the Department of State Police, along with a description of      
   the  firearm,  including  its make, model, caliber, and serial number,      
   the sealed container enclosing the shell casing  from  the  pistol  or      
   revolver  either  (1)  received  from the manufacturer or (2) obtained      
   through participation in the program operated  by  the  Department  of      
   State Police. Effective immediately.                                        
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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