LINK, O'MALLEY, ROSKAM, WALSH,T, MADIGAN,L AND SILVERSTEIN.
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Deletes the
in-state transfer limitation or applicability of the provision that
prohibits a person from knowingly transferring or causing to be
transferred a firearm or firearm ammunition unless the transferee
displays a currently valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card to the
transferor. Effective immediately.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Adds reference to:
430 ILCS 65/4 from Ch. 38, par. 83-4
430 ILCS 65/6 from Ch. 38, par. 83-6
430 ILCS 65/10 from Ch. 38, par. 83-10
430 ILCS 65/14 from Ch. 38, par. 83-14
725 ILCS 5/110-10 from Ch. 38, par. 110-10
730 ILCS 5/5-6-3 from Ch. 38, par. 1005-6-3
Further amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act.
Provides that each applicant for a Firearm Owner's Identification
Card who is over the age of 18 shall furnish to the Department of
State Police his or her driver's license number or Illinois
Identification Card number. Requires a Firearm Owner's Identification
Card to contain the applicant's signature. Also requires the Card to
contain, if available, the person's digital photograph and signature
from his or her Illinois driver's license or Illinois Identification
Card. Deletes a provision giving the Director of State Police
discretion to require the Firearm Owner's Identification Card to
contain additional identifying information. Directs the Secretary of
State to conduct a study to determine the feasibility of adding to an
individual's driver's license or Illinois Identification Card a code
showing that the individual is not disqualified from owning or
possessing a firearm. Provides that an appeal by a person who has been
denied a Firearm Owner's Identification Card or whose Card has been
seized or revoked is to the circuit court and not to the Director of
State Police if the revocation or seizure was based on certain
specified offenses. Provides that it is a Class 2 felony to knowingly
enter false information on an application for a Firearm Owner's
Identification Card, to knowingly give a false answer to a question on
the application, or to knowingly submit false evidence in connection
with an application. Provides that a third or subsequent conviction
for failing to require the transferee of the firearms to display his
or her Firearm Owner's Identification Card to the transferor of the
firearms is a Class 1 felony. Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of
1963 and the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides for the physical
surrender of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card as a condition of
bail bond by a person charged with certain offenses. Provides for the
physical surrender of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card if a
person is convicted of a felony. Provides for the physical surrender
of all firearms by a person convicted of a felony.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Changes the warning statement contained in an application form
for a Firearm Owner's Identification Card to reflect a reference to a
new penalty provision.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the
provisions of the bill as amended with the following exceptions: (1)
permits an application for a Firearm Owner's Identification Card to be
made by electronic means, if and when made available by the Department
of State Police; (2) provides that a person convicted of a felony must
surrender his or her Firearm Owner's Identification Card and any and
all firearms at a time and place designated by the court; and (3)
requires on and after December 1, 2002 the use of a person's digital
photograph and signature from the person's Illinois driver's license
or Illinois Identification Card, if available, unless the digital
photograph or signature is the result of or associated with fraudulent
or erroneous data. Effective immediately.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0442
Last action date: AUG-17-2001
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 2
END OF INQUIRY
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