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Prepared by: William Potts
Report created on June 13, 2024
 
HB133$DNR-TECH (REP. EMANUEL WELCH) Appropriates $2 from the General Revenue Fund to the Department of Natural Resources for its FY24 ordinary and contingent expenses. Effective July 1, 2023.
 Current Status:   3/16/2023 - Second Reading - Short Debate
 Recent Status:   3/16/2023 - Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate **
3/1/2023 - Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate **
 State Bill Page:   HB133
 
HB136$STATE POLICE-TECH (REP. EMANUEL WELCH) Appropriates $2 from the General Revenue Fund to the Illinois State Police for its FY24 ordinary and contingent expenses. Effective July 1, 2023.
 Current Status:   3/16/2023 - Second Reading - Short Debate
 Recent Status:   3/16/2023 - Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate **
3/1/2023 - Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate **
 State Bill Page:   HB136
 
HB179$VIOLENCE PREV AUTH-TECH (REP. EMANUEL WELCH) Appropriates $2 from the General Revenue Fund to the Illinois Violence Prevention Authority for its FY24 ordinary and contingent expenses. Effective July 1, 2023.
 Current Status:   3/16/2023 - Second Reading - Short Debate
 Recent Status:   3/16/2023 - Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate **
3/1/2023 - Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate **
 State Bill Page:   HB179
 
HB184$LAW ENFORCEMENT BD-TECH (REP. EMANUEL WELCH) Appropriates $2 from the General Revenue Fund to the Law Enforcement Training Standards Board for its FY24 ordinary and contingent expenses. Effective July 1, 2023.
 Current Status:   3/16/2023 - Second Reading - Short Debate
 Recent Status:   3/16/2023 - Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate **
3/1/2023 - Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate **
 State Bill Page:   HB184
 
HB675SAFETY-TECH (REP. EMANUEL WELCH) Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
 Current Status:   3/27/2023 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   3/21/2023 - Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate **
3/21/2023 - Second Reading - Short Debate
 State Bill Page:   HB675
 
HB677SAFETY-TECH (REP. EMANUEL WELCH) Amends the Firearm Dealer License Certification Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning federal agencies and investigations.
 Current Status:   3/27/2023 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   3/21/2023 - Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate **
3/21/2023 - Second Reading - Short Debate
 State Bill Page:   HB677
 
HB932WILDLIFE-TECH (REP. EMANUEL WELCH) Amends the Wildlife Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
 Current Status:   3/27/2023 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   3/21/2023 - Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate **
3/21/2023 - Second Reading - Short Debate
 State Bill Page:   HB932
 
HB933WILDLIFE-TECH (REP. EMANUEL WELCH) Amends the Illinois Endangered Species Protection Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
 Current Status:   3/27/2023 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   3/21/2023 - Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate **
3/21/2023 - Second Reading - Short Debate
 State Bill Page:   HB933
 
HB1057FIREARM AMMUNITION-SALES-FFL (REP. RITA MAYFIELD) Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that no person, other than a certified licensee under the Firearm Dealer License Certification Act or an employee of the certified licensee in the course of his or her business as an employee of a certified licensee, may knowingly transfer, or cause to be transferred, firearm ammunition in the State. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that it is a Class 4 felony to sell or give firearm ammunition to any person if the transferrer of the firearm ammunition is not a certified licensee under the Firearm Dealer License Certification Act or if the transferrer of the firearm ammunition is not an employee of the certified licensee selling or transferring firearm ammunition in the course of his or her business as an employee of a certified licensee. Defines "certified licensee" and "licensee".
 Current Status:   3/10/2023 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   3/9/2023 - House Judiciary - Criminal3/7/2023 - To Firearms and Firearm Safety Subcommittee
 State Bill Page:   HB1057
 
HB1062LOST&STOLEN FIREARMS-FOID CARD (REP. RITA MAYFIELD) Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Requires the revocation of the Firearm Owner's Identification Card of a person convicted of a third or subsequent violation of provisions requiring a person who possesses or acquires a firearm and thereafter loses the firearm, or if the firearm is stolen from the person, to report the loss or theft to the local law enforcement agency within 72 hours after obtaining knowledge of the loss or theft. Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act to make conforming changes. Effective immediately.
 Current Status:   3/10/2023 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   3/9/2023 - House Judiciary - Criminal3/7/2023 - To Firearms and Firearm Safety Subcommittee
 State Bill Page:   HB1062
 
HB1151WILDLIFE-LAND PERMIT-RESIDENCY (REP. CHARLES MEIER) Amends the Wildlife Code. Allows a landowner deer, turkey, and combination permit to be issued without charge to Illinois landowners (removes residing in the State) who own at least 40 acres of Illinois land and wish to hunt upon their land only. Effective immediately.
 Current Status:   4/5/2024 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   4/2/2024 - House Agriculture & Conservation3/12/2024 - House Agriculture & Conservation
 State Bill Page:   HB1151
 
HB1159FIREARMS-JUDICIAL&PROSECUTORS (REP. CHARLES MEIER) Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Permits certain judicial officers, the Attorney General, assistant Attorneys General, State's Attorneys and assistant State's Attorneys, some with specified written consent, to carry a concealed firearm in any building, parking area, or portion of a building under the control of an officer of the executive or legislative branch of government, any building designated for matters before a circuit court, appellate court, or the Supreme Court, or any building or portion of a building under the control of the Supreme Court and any building or portion of a building under the control of a unit of local government.
 Current Status:   4/5/2024 - House Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   4/5/2024 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
4/4/2024 - House Judiciary - Criminal
 State Bill Page:   HB1159
 
HB1160FIREARM DEALERS-FEE AMOUNTS (REP. CHARLES MEIER) Amends the Firearm Dealer License Certification Act. Provides that the fee amount for a certified licensee shall be based upon the number of firearms sold per year. Provides that if the certified licensee sells less than 150,000 firearms per year, the fee is $200. Provides that if the certified licensee sells 150,000 to 500,000 firearms per year, the fee is $500. Provides that if the certified licensee sells over 500,000 firearms per year, the fee is $1,000.
 Current Status:   3/10/2023 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   3/9/2023 - House Judiciary - Criminal3/7/2023 - To Firearms and Firearm Safety Subcommittee
 State Bill Page:   HB1160
 
HB1224ILLIANA TSK FORCE-FIREARM VIOL (REP. THADDEUS JONES) Creates the Illiana Task Force Act. Creates the Illiana Task Force, consisting of 24 police officers, appointed by the Director of the Illinois State Police. Provides that the members of the Task Force shall select a chairperson. Provides that members of the Task Force shall receive no compensation for their service on the Task Force but shall be reimbursed for necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties from appropriations made by the General Assembly for that purpose. Provides that the Task Force shall meet at least once monthly to study ways to reduce violence in local communities caused by the illegal use of firearms and to make recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly on suggested legislative solutions to this problem. Provides that the Task Force shall submit an annual report to the Governor and the General Assembly on or before December 31 of each year and a final report 5 years after the creation of the Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall be dissolved 6 years after its creation. Provides that the Act is repealed on January 1, 2030. Effective immediately.
 Current Status:   4/19/2024 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   4/19/2024 - House Bills on Second Reading
4/18/2024 - House Bills on Second Reading
 State Bill Page:   HB1224
 
HB1280FOID-DENIAL & REVOC-STALKING (REP. DANIEL DIDECH) Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the Illinois State Police has authority to deny an application for or to revoke and seize a Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued under the Act if the Illinois State Police finds that the applicant or the person to whom the card was issued is or was at the time of issuance a person who has been convicted of misdemeanor stalking or a similar misdemeanor offense in another jurisdiction.
 Current Status:   3/10/2023 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   3/9/2023 - House Judiciary - Criminal3/7/2023 - To Firearms and Firearm Safety Subcommittee
 State Bill Page:   HB1280
 
HB1305INS-TASK FORCE ON FIREARM INS (REP. BOB MORGAN) Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Creates the Task Force on Firearm Insurance to review current and potential future insurance policy offerings for the safe and legal possession of firearms and offer policymaking recommendations related to the use of that insurance. Provides that the Department of Insurance shall provide administrative support for the Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall be comprised of specified members. Provides that the Task Force shall elect a chairperson from its membership. Provides that appointments shall be made within 90 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Provides that members shall serve without compensation. Provides that the Task Force shall submit a report of findings, recommendations, and other information to the Governor and the General Assembly by December 31, 2023. Provides that the Task Force is dissolved January 1, 2025. Effective immediately.
 Current Status:   4/5/2024 - House Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   4/5/2024 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
4/4/2024 - House Judiciary - Criminal
 State Bill Page:   HB1305
 
HB1460THE KNIGHT-SILAS ACT (REP. TONY MCCOMBIE) Provides that the Act may be referred to as the Knight-Silas Act. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that aggravated battery, other than by the discharge of a firearm, includes a battery committed by a person who, at the time of the commission of the offense, is 21 years of age or older and the battery was committed upon an individual whom the person committing the offense knows to be a person working under the Adult Protective Services Program or an Ombudsman under the State Long Term Care Ombudsman Program of the Department on Aging, or a Department of Children and Family Services employee: (1) performing his or her official duties; (2) battered to prevent performance of his or her official duties; or (3) battered in retaliation for performing his or her official duties. Provides that a violation is a Class 2 felony, except if the battery causes great bodily harm or permanent disability or disfigurement to an individual, a violation is a Class 1 felony. Defines "Department of Children and Family Services employee" and "ombudsman".
 Current Status:   1/31/2023 - FIRST READING
 Recent Status:   1/31/2023 - Referred to House Rules
1/26/2023 - Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Tony M. McCombie
 State Bill Page:   HB1460
 
HB1461THE KNIGHT-SILAS ACT (REP. TONY MCCOMBIE) Provides that the Act may be referred to as the Knight-Silas Act. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits aggravated battery when, in committing a battery, other than by the discharge of a firearm, he or she: (1) knowingly causes great bodily harm or permanent disability or disfigurement to an individual whom the person knows to be a Department of Children and Family Services employee; and (2) is, at the time of the commission of the offense, 21 years of age or older and causes great bodily harm or permanent disability or disfigurement to an individual whom the person knows to be a Department of Children and Family Services employee: (i) performing his or her official duties; (ii) battered to prevent performance of his or her official duties; or (iii) battered in retaliation for performing his or her official duties. Provides that "Department of Children and Family Services employee" includes any (i) Department case worker or (ii) investigator employed by an agency or organization providing social work, case work, or investigative services under a contract with or a grant from the Department of Children and Family Services. Provides that a violation is a Class 2 felony. Provides that if the battery causes great bodily harm or permanent disability or disfigurement to the employee, the penalty is a Class 1 felony.
 Current Status:   1/31/2023 - FIRST READING
 Recent Status:   1/31/2023 - Referred to House Rules
1/26/2023 - Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Tony M. McCombie
 State Bill Page:   HB1461
 
HB2101STATE'S ATTORNEY-INVESTIGATOR (REP. DIANE BLAIR-SHERLOCK) Amends the Counties Code. Removes a provision limiting a special investigator appointed by a State's Attorney to carrying a firearm only in the performance of the special investigator's assigned duties (currently, a special investigator shall not carry firearms except with permission of the State's Attorney and only while carrying appropriate identification indicating the special investigator's employment and in the performance of the special investigator's assigned duties).
 Current Status:   3/10/2023 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   3/9/2023 - House Judiciary - Criminal3/7/2023 - To Firearms and Firearm Safety Subcommittee
 State Bill Page:   HB2101
 
HB2124GA-LIS-WITNESS SLIP TRACKING (REP. MARTIN MCLAUGHLIN) Amends the General Assembly Operations Act. Provides that all witness slips filed in either house of the General Assembly concerning proposed legislation during the General Assembly committee hearing process shall track along with the legislation for which it was filed should such legislation be removed on to another bill, by amendment, for purposes of legislative action. Provides that the General Assembly, in consultation with the Legislative Information System, shall provide for such witness slip tracking on the Illinois General Assembly website. Amends the Legislative Information System Act. Provides that the Legislative Information System shall provide for electronic tracking of all witness slips to track along with the legislation for which it was filed should such legislation be removed on to another bill.
 Current Status:   4/5/2024 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   3/5/2024 - Assigned to House Executive
3/10/2023 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 State Bill Page:   HB2124
 
HB2179FOID-AGE-PARENTAL CONSENT (REP. ADAM NIEMERG) Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Lowers the age at which a person who is not an active duty member of the United States Armed Forces may apply for a Firearm Owner's Identification Card from 21 to 18 and provides that a person who is under 18 years of age may apply for a Firearm Owner's Identification Card without parental consent required if he or she is an active duty member of the United States Armed Forces. Provides that if the applicant is under 18 (rather than 21) years of age that he or she has never been convicted of a misdemeanor other than a traffic offense or adjudged delinquent and is an active duty member of the United States Armed Forces.
 Current Status:   2/7/2023 - Referred to House Rules
 Recent Status:   2/7/2023 - FIRST READING
2/7/2023 - Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Adam M. Niemerg
 State Bill Page:   HB2179
 
HB2220INNKEEPER PROTECTION (REP. LAKESIA COLLINS; SEN. ADRIANE JOHNSON) Amends the Innkeeper Protection Act. Provides that a proprietor or manager of a hotel may remove or cause to be removed from a hotel or refuse to admit or refuse service or accommodations to a guest or other person who violates specified provisions. Provides that if the guest has paid in advance, the innkeeper shall tender to the guest any unused portion of the advance payment at the time of removal. Provides that the amendatory provisions shall not be used as a pretext to discriminate against a guest on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, age, or country of ancestral origin. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1 - Removes language providing that a proprietor or manager of a hotel may remove or cause to be removed from a hotel a guest or other person who brings property into the hotel that may be dangerous to other persons, including firearms or explosives.

House Floor Amendment No. 2 - Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the introduced bill, and makes the following changes: Removes language providing that a proprietor or manager of a hotel may refuse to admit or refuse service or accommodations to a person who: while on the premises of the hotel, acts in an obviously intoxicated manner; or is under the age of 18 years of age and is not accompanied by an adult. Removes language providing that a proprietor or manager of a hotel may remove or cause to be removed from a hotel a guest or other person who: is unable to pay for accommodations or services; while on the premises of the hotel, acts in an obviously intoxicated manner; and brings property into the hotel that may be dangerous to other persons. Provides that nothing shall be used as a pretext to discriminate against a guest on the basis of characteristics protected under local, State, or federal antidiscrimination laws (rather than on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, age, or country of ancestral origin). Provides that the provisions do not limit any rights or protections that a guest or other person may have under local, State, or federal antidiscrimination or civil rights laws. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 - Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the engrossed bill, and makes the following changes: Prohibits a proprietor or manager of a hotel from ejecting a guest while the area the hotel is located in is under a severe weather warning without first giving a verbal or written warning to the guest that the guest may be ejected for the guest's behavior. Provides that nothing in the provisions regarding the right to eject shall be used as a pretext to terminate a month-to-month, yearly, or any other term lease, written or oral, of a permanent resident. Prohibits a proprietor or manager of a hotel from terminating the lease of a permanent resident without first going through the appropriate legal process required to lawfully terminate such lease. Provides that the provisions regarding the right to eject do not limit any rights or protections a permanent resident may have under local, State, or federal landlord or tenant laws or fair housing laws. Effective 60 days after becoming law (rather than immediately).
 Current Status:   6/30/2023 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0147
 Recent Status:   6/30/2023 - Effective Date August 29, 2023
6/30/2023 - GOVERNOR APPROVED
 State Bill Page:   HB2220
 
HB2412STATE POLICE-ORGANIZATION (REP. JAY HOFFMAN; SEN. JULIE MORRISON) Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 - Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with the following changes. Further amends the Gun Trafficking Information Act. Provides that the Illinois State Police shall use all reasonable efforts in making publicly available key information related to firearms used in the commission of crimes in the State (removing a requirement that the crimes are reported to and are investigated by the Illinois State Police). Further amends the Illinois State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Illinois State Police shall implement specified protective service functions. Provides that the Office of the Director of the Illinois State Police shall oversee the Executive Protection Unit. Changes the Division of Patrol Operations to the Division of Patrol, and makes conforming changes in the Illinois State Police Law, the State Finance Act, and the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that the Division of Forensic Services shall establish forensic laboratories (rather than forensic toxicological laboratories) in specified locations. Provides that the Division of Justice Service shall share all necessary information with the Concealed Carry Licensing Review Board and the Firearms Owner's Identification Card Review Board necessary for the execution of their duties (rather than liaise with the Concealed Carry Licensing Review Board and the Firearms Owner's Identification Card Review Board). Provides that successful completion of the Illinois State Police Academy meets all law enforcement certification requirements for the State of Illinois and that satisfactory completion shall be evidenced by a commission or certificate issued to the officer. Adds one member who is a medical examiner or coroner to the Illinois Forensic Science Commission. Makes other changes. Further amends the State Finance Act. In provisions relating to the State Police Revocation Enforcement Fund, provides that any surplus in the Fund beyond what is necessary to ensure compliance with the provisions or moneys that are specifically appropriated for the purposes stated in the provisions shall be used by the Illinois State Police to award grants to assist with the data reporting requirements of the Gun Trafficking Information Act. Amends the Intergovernmental Drug Laws Enforcement Act. Provides that a Metropolitan Enforcement Group eligible to receive State grants to help defray the costs of operation may enforce provisions of the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act relating to revocation of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card. Effective immediately, except that some provisions take effect January 1, 2024.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 - In the Illinois State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois, limits provisions authorizing the Illinois State Police to implement protective service functions to State facilities, State officials, and State employees serving in their official capacity. Provides that overseeing of specified planning and implementation of security and law enforcement activities may be done in State-owned, State-leased, or State-operated critical infrastructure or facilities (rather than State critical infrastructure or State facilities). Provides that the Division of Patrol may provide comprehensive law enforcement services to the public and to county, municipal, and federal law enforcement agencies only at their request. Provides that the Division of Criminal Investigation shall oversee Illinois State Police (rather than only oversee) special weapons and tactics (SWAT) teams, including law enforcement response to weapons of mass destruction. In provisions in the Sex Offender Registration Act relating to transferring the remaining balance from the Sex Offender Investigation Fund to the Offender Registration Fund, removes language providing that, subject to appropriation, moneys in the Offender Registration Fund received under the provisions shall be used by the Illinois State Police for purposes authorized under the provisions.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 3 - Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that the exemption from inspection and copying of images from cameras under the Expressway Camera Act is inoperative on July 1, 2025 (rather than 2023). In provisions amending the Illinois State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois, provides that successful completion of the Illinois State Police Academy satisfies the minimum standards of specified provisions of the Illinois Police Training Act and exempts State police officers from the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board's State Comprehensive Examination and Equivalency Examination (rather than successful completion of the Illinois State Police Academy meets all law enforcement certification requirements for the State of Illinois).
 Current Status:   5/1/2024 - Senate Executive
 Recent Status:   6/9/2023 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0034
6/9/2023 - Effective Date June 9, 2023; ; Some Provisions
 State Bill Page:   HB2412
 
HB2544USE/OCC TAX-GUN SAFES (REP. JOYCE MASON) Amends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that, beginning on January 1, 2024, the tax on gun safes and locks designed to secure firearms is imposed at the rate of 1%. Effective immediately.
 Current Status:   3/10/2023 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   3/9/2023 - To Revenue - Sales, Amusement and Other Taxes Subcommittee
2/28/2023 - Assigned to House Revenue & Finance
 State Bill Page:   HB2544
 
HB2545IDPH-SAFE GUN STORAGE (REP. MAURA HIRSCHAUER) Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Public Health to ensure that safe gun storage information is available at all Secretary of State driver services facilities. Provides that the Department may use existing public or private programs to implement the provisions. Requires the Department to disseminate safe gun storage information on its website and in Department facilities. Effective January 1, 2024.
 Current Status:   2/15/2023 - Referred to House Rules
 Recent Status:   2/15/2023 - FIRST READING
2/15/2023 - Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Maura Hirschauer
 State Bill Page:   HB2545
 
HB2614GA-LIS-WITNESS SLIP TRACKING (REP. AMY ELIK) Amends the General Assembly Operations Act. Provides that if a witness slip is filed in either chamber on a bill or amendment, and all of the text of that bill or amendment is subsequently incorporated into another bill or amendment, then that witness slip shall, with the consent of the person filing it, be associated in the database of witness slips maintained by the Legislative Information System with the bill or amendment into which the text is incorporated. Provides that the Legislative Information System shall establish and maintain a database for tracking witness slips.
 Current Status:   2/15/2023 - Referred to House Rules
 Recent Status:   2/15/2023 - FIRST READING
2/15/2023 - Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Amy Elik
 State Bill Page:   HB2614
 
HB2803FOID-CARD VALIDITY LENGTH (REP. TERRA COSTA HOWARD) Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that if a Firearm Owner's Identification Card is issued to a holder under 21 years of age, then that Firearm Owner's Identification Card shall expire on the holder's 21st birthday or 10 years from the date of issuance, whichever is earlier. Provides that after the holder's 21st birthday, the validity period of the holder's Firearm Owner's Identification Card shall be 10 years.
 Current Status:   2/16/2023 - Referred to House Rules
 Recent Status:   2/16/2023 - FIRST READING
2/16/2023 - Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Terra Costa Howard
 State Bill Page:   HB2803
 
HB2923REPEALS FIREARM DEALER LIC CER (REP. DENNIS TIPSWORD, JR. ) Repeals the Firearm Dealer License Certification Act. Amends various other Acts to make conforming changes.
 Current Status:   2/16/2023 - Referred to House Rules
 Recent Status:   2/16/2023 - FIRST READING
2/16/2023 - Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Dennis Tipsword, Jr.
 State Bill Page:   HB2923
 
HB3061FIREARM DEAL LIC CERT-TRAINING (REP. KEVIN OLICKAL) Amends the Firearm Dealer License Certification Act. Provides that a certified licensee and any employee of a certified licensee who sells or transfers firearms shall receive at least 2 hours of training annually on how to recognize individuals with mental illness, mental impairment, or mental disease that would make those individuals a clear and present danger to themselves or others if those individuals possessed firearms. Provides that a federally licensed firearm dealer who sells or delivers firearms in the State and is exempt from the certification requirements of the Act is required to receive training on recognizing individuals with mental illness, mental impairment, or mental disease that would make those individuals a clear and present danger to themselves or others if those individuals possessed firearms. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012 to make conforming changes. Defines "clear and present danger".
 Current Status:   3/10/2023 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   3/9/2023 - House Judiciary - Criminal3/7/2023 - To Firearms and Firearm Safety Subcommittee
 State Bill Page:   HB3061
 
HB3165COURTS-JUDGE-CONCEALED CARRY (REP. BRADLEY STEPHENS) Amends the Counties Code. Provides that the function of the sheriff as the person who shall maintain the security of the courthouse is affirmed; however, the sheriff shall not interfere with the right of a judge or an associate judge of the circuit court, if the judge or associate judge is a possessor or holder of a valid concealed carry license issued under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act, to exercise this right within or on the grounds of a courthouse to which the judge or associate judge has been assigned. Provides that validity of a concealed carry license shall be as provided in the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that the sheriff of the county where the court is located shall allow the judge or associate judge to secure his or her firearm in the same manner as a peace officer, in a secure area in chambers or adjacent to the courtroom, and the firearm shall not be permitted within the courtroom. Provides that the firearm may be carried to and from the courthouse and shall be secured upon the judge or associate judge reporting to his or her chambers. Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act and the Circuit Courts Act to make conforming changes.
 Current Status:   3/10/2023 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   3/9/2023 - House Judiciary - Criminal3/7/2023 - To Firearms and Firearm Safety Subcommittee
 State Bill Page:   HB3165
 
HB3474REIMAGINE PUBLIC SAFETY (REP. JUSTIN SLAUGHTER) Amends the Reimagine Public Safety Act. Removes language requiring grants from the Office of Firearm Violence Prevention to be in specified quantities, specified amounts, or both. Provides that, at the discretion of the Assistant Secretary of Firearm Violence Prevention, the Office of Firearm Violence Prevention may provide grants in each eligible service area that the Office of Firearm Violence Prevention determines to be eligible. Provides that various services must be distributed equitably among various recipients. Removes language requiring initial grants issued by the Department of Human Services and the Office of Firearm Violence Prevention to be named no later than April 1, 2022 and renewed or competitively bid as appropriate in subsequent fiscal years. Provides that 60 days after the Office of Firearm Violence Prevention receives all local advisory council recommendations under specified provisions and distributes funding based on those recommendations, the Office of Firearm Violence Prevention shall have no responsibility to manage, oversee, or exercise administrative authority over any local advisory council and local advisory councils shall be exempt from specified State requirements. Makes other changes. Makes a conforming change in the Open Meetings Act.
 Current Status:   3/27/2023 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   3/24/2023 - House Bills on Second Reading
3/23/2023 - House Bills on Second Reading
 State Bill Page:   HB3474
 
HB3836CRIM CD-CONFISCATED WEAPONS (REP. BRAD HALBROOK) Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that after the disposition of a criminal case or in any criminal case where a final judgment in the case was not entered due to the death of the defendant, and when a confiscated weapon is no longer needed for evidentiary purposes, and when in due course no legitimate claim has been made for the weapon, a weapon transferred to a law enforcement agency may be sold by the law enforcement agency at public auction under the Law Enforcement Disposition of Property Act. Amends the Protective Orders Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 and the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986. Provides that, upon the expiration of the period of safekeeping of a firearm of a respondent against whom an order of protection was issued, if the firearms or Firearm Owner's Identification Card cannot be returned to respondent because the respondent cannot be located, fails to respond to requests to retrieve the firearms, or is not lawfully eligible to possess a firearm, upon petition from the local law enforcement agency, the court may order the local law enforcement agency to sell the firearm at public auction under the provisions of the Law Enforcement Disposition of Property Act. Amends the Law Enforcement Disposition of Property Act. Provides that weapons that have been confiscated as a result of having been abandoned or illegally possessed may be sold at public auction under the Act.
 Current Status:   3/10/2023 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   3/9/2023 - House Judiciary - Criminal3/7/2023 - House Judiciary - Criminal
 State Bill Page:   HB3836
 
HB3885ASSAULT WEAPONS-BUYBACK (REP. MAURA HIRSCHAUER) Amends the Reimagine Public Safety Act. Provides that subject to appropriation, the Office of Firearm Violence Prevention shall create an assault weapon and large capacity ammunition feeding device buyback program. Provides that subject to appropriation, the Office of Firearm Violence Prevention shall purchase operable assault weapons and large capacity ammunition feeding devices from the owners of those weapons and devices who wish to sell them to the State. Provides that permanently inoperable assault weapons or large capacity ammunition feeding devices are ineligible for the buyback program. Provides that the buyback program shall permit the owners of firearms that are not assault weapons to participate in the buyback program. Provides that firearms and large capacity ammunition feeding devices purchased at the buyback program shall be delivered to the Illinois State Police who may: (1) destroy the firearms and devices; (2) use them for training or other Illinois State Police purposes; or (3) transfer them to municipal and county law enforcement agencies for their use. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall adopt rules to implement the program.
 Current Status:   3/10/2023 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   3/9/2023 - House Judiciary - Criminal3/7/2023 - House Judiciary - Criminal
 State Bill Page:   HB3885
 
HB3918SAFETY-TECH (REP. JUSTIN SLAUGHTER) Amends the Reimagine Public Safety Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
 Current Status:   2/17/2023 - Referred to House Rules
 Recent Status:   2/17/2023 - FIRST READING
2/17/2023 - Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Justin Slaughter
 State Bill Page:   HB3918
 
HB4215WILDLIFE CD-WILD TURKEY HUNT (REP. KEVIN SCHMIDT) Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides that it shall be unlawful to take wild turkey with a shotgun smaller than 410 gauge with shot density equaling tungsten super shot (rather than smaller than 20 gauge with shot size not larger than No. 4).
 Current Status:   11/7/2023 - Referred to House Rules
 Recent Status:   11/7/2023 - FIRST READING
11/2/2023 - Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Kevin Schmidt
 State Bill Page:   HB4215
 
HB4260FOID&CONCEALED CARRY (REP. AMY ELIK) Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that, if the Illinois State Police denies an application for or revokes and seizes a Firearm Owner's Identification Card because an individual has been a patient of a mental health facility, the notice to the applicant or card holder of denial of an application for or revocation of the person's Firearm Owner's Identification Card shall include the date or dates of admission of the person to the mental health facility and the name of the facility. Provides that, if the Firearm Owner's Identification Card Review Board does not, within 90 days of the filing of the applicant's appeal of a denial of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card or revocation of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card, render a decision on the appeal, the failure to render a decision shall constitute a rejection of the appeal, and the applicant or card holder may appeal to the circuit court for relief. Provides that the cost for replacement of a combined Firearm Owner's Identification Card and concealed carry license is $5 if the person has changed his or her address. Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act to make conforming changes.
 Current Status:   4/5/2024 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   4/4/2024 - House Judiciary - Criminal4/2/2024 - House Judiciary - Criminal
 State Bill Page:   HB4260
 
HB4278REIMAGINE PUBLIC SAFETY STUDY (REP. DAVE VELLA) Amends the Reimagine Public Safety Act. Requires the Office of Firearm Violence Prevention to conduct a study to assess and analyze any funds appropriated under the Act to implement the Act. Provides that the study shall consider how the monies appropriated have aided the communities, prevention services, and organizations who receive funding under this Act in preventing and reducing the amount of violence in the State. Allows the Office to collaborate with other State agencies or organizations that collect or retain data or statistics related to violence in the State. Requires the Office to submit a report of the study to the General Assembly within one year of the effective date of the amendatory Act.
 Current Status:   4/5/2024 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   4/4/2024 - House Judiciary - Criminal4/2/2024 - House Judiciary - Criminal
 State Bill Page:   HB4278
 
HB4481COURT SECURITY OFFICER-WEAPONS (REP. PAUL JACOBS) Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that court security officers are exempt from provisions barring the carrying and possession of weapons in a vehicle, concealed upon one's person, or upon public streets, alleys, or other public lands within the corporate limits of a municipality. Amends the County Jail Act. Provides that court security officers shall be deemed to be qualified law enforcement officers or, if retired, shall be deemed qualified retired or separated law enforcement officers in Illinois for purposes of coverage under the federal Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act of 2004 and shall have all rights and privileges granted by that Act if the court security officer or retired court security officer is otherwise compliant with the applicable laws of this State governing the implementation and administration of the federal Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act of 2004 in the State of Illinois.
 Current Status:   4/5/2024 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   4/4/2024 - House Judiciary - Criminal4/2/2024 - House Judiciary - Criminal
 State Bill Page:   HB4481
 
HB4514SAFETY-TECH (REP. EDGAR GONZALEZ JR.) Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a legislative declaration.
 Current Status:   1/31/2024 - Referred to House Rules
 Recent Status:   1/31/2024 - FIRST READING
1/19/2024 - Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.
 State Bill Page:   HB4514
 
HB4557SAFETY-TECH (REP. MARY GILL) Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
 Current Status:   1/31/2024 - Referred to House Rules
 Recent Status:   1/31/2024 - FIRST READING
1/22/2024 - Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Mary Gill
 State Bill Page:   HB4557
 
HB4560INC TX-FIREARM SAFETY (REP. MAURA HIRSCHAUER) Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax credit for the eligible purchase of a firearm safety device. Effective immediately.
 Current Status:   4/12/2024 - House Revenue & Finance
 Recent Status:   4/5/2024 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
3/8/2024 - To Revenue-Income Tax Subcommittee
 State Bill Page:   HB4560
 
HB4563WILDLIFE CD-DEER REMOVAL (REP. DAVE SEVERIN) Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides that, notwithstanding any other provision of the Code, the Department of Natural Resources shall issue nuisance deer removal permits to: (1) a person who owns or leases 1,000 or more acres of land in an unincorporated area of the State, produces agricultural products on that land, and is experiencing demonstrable damage to land or agricultural products due to nuisance deer that reside on the land; or (2) a tenant of the landowner who has been granted permission by that person to apply for a nuisance deer removal permit on that person's behalf. Provides that the number of deer permitted to be taken, the number of days for which the deer may be taken, and the total number of persons who may take deer under the permit shall be based on the number of acres of land owned. Provides that a nuisance deer removal permit shall not allow the taking of deer during any archery, firearm, muzzleloader only, special Chronic Wasting Disease, late winter, or youth firearm season. Provides that the Department shall encourage persons issued a nuisance deer removal permit to use the deer taken under the deer removal program for human consumption or for donations to zoos or other facilities where the deer can be used to feed animals. Makes other changes.
 Current Status:   4/5/2024 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   4/2/2024 - House Agriculture & Conservation3/12/2024 - House Agriculture & Conservation
 State Bill Page:   HB4563
 
HB4681FIREARMS&AMMO-BUYBACK (REP. CYRIL NICHOLS) Amends the Reimagine Public Safety Act. Provides that, subject to appropriation, the Office of Firearm Violence Prevention shall create a firearm and firearm ammunition buyback program. Provides that, subject to appropriation, the Office of Firearm Violence Prevention shall purchase operable firearms and receive firearm ammunition from the owners of those firearms and firearm ammunition who wish to sell the firearms and transfer the firearm ammunition to the State. Provides that only Illinois residents are eligible to participate in the firearm and firearm ammunition buyback program. Provides that an Illinois resident who sells an operable firearm to the State at the buyback program shall receive $100 per firearm sold. Provides that permanently inoperable or antique firearms are ineligible for the buyback program, except these firearms may be transferred to the Office through the program without compensation. Provides that a person who transfers ammunition, inoperable firearms, or antique firearms to the State at the buyback program shall receive no compensation for transferring ammunition, inoperable firearms, or antique firearms to the State at the buyback program. Provides that firearms and firearm ammunition purchased at the buyback program shall be delivered to the Illinois State Police who may: (1) destroy the firearms; (2) use the firearms for training or other Illinois State Police purposes; or (3) transfer the firearms and firearm ammunition to municipal and county law enforcement agencies for their use. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall adopt rules to implement the program. Effective immediately.
 Current Status:   2/6/2024 - Referred to House Rules
 Recent Status:   2/6/2024 - FIRST READING
2/1/2024 - Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Cyril Nichols
 State Bill Page:   HB4681
 
HB4761FIREARMS-VETERANS-CARRY (REP. ADAM NIEMERG) Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that a veteran may acquire or possess a firearm, firearm ammunition, a stun gun, or taser without having in his or her possession a Firearm Owner's Identification Card. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that the unlawful use of weapons provisions and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon provisions restricting the carrying of firearms do not apply to veterans. Defines "veteran" as a person who has served in the Armed Forces of the United States or the Illinois National Guard and was discharged or separated under honorable conditions.
 Current Status:   2/6/2024 - Referred to House Rules
 Recent Status:   2/6/2024 - FIRST READING
2/5/2024 - Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Adam M. Niemerg
 State Bill Page:   HB4761
 
HB4930CRIM CD-AGG BATT-DELIVERY DRIV (REP. RITA MAYFIELD) Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits aggravated battery when, in committing a battery, other than by discharge of a firearm, he or she knows the individual battered to be a person employed as a delivery driver or courier while in performance of the person's employment.
 Current Status:   2/7/2024 - Referred to House Rules
 Recent Status:   2/7/2024 - FIRST READING
2/7/2024 - Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Rita Mayfield
 State Bill Page:   HB4930
 
HB5037FIREARM USED TO COMMIT CRIME (REP. KELLY CASSIDY) Amends the Criminal Code of 2012 and the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that certain offenses for which the use of a firearm requires the court to add 15 years, 20 years, or 25 years or up to a term of natural life to the sentence, makes the additional sentences discretionary with the court. Deletes provisions that permit the court in those cases to impose a term of natural life imprisonment upon the defendant. Provides that the court may impose the additional sentences only if the defendant was personally armed with the firearm and was personally displaying the firearm.
 Current Status:   4/5/2024 - House Committee Amendment No. 2 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   4/5/2024 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
4/4/2024 - House Judiciary - Criminal
 State Bill Page:   HB5037
 
HB5129MENTAL HEALTH-DANGER NOTICE (REP. DAN UGASTE) Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Provides that, if a person is determined to pose a clear and present danger to himself, herself, or to others by a physician, clinical psychologist, or qualified examiner, whether employed by the State, by any public or private mental health facility or part thereof, or by a law enforcement official or a school administrator, then the physician, clinical psychologist, or qualified examiner shall notify the Department of Human Services and a law enforcement official or school administrator shall notify the Illinois State Police and the appropriate local law enforcement agency (rather than shall notify the Illinois State Police), within 24 hours of making the determination that the person poses a clear and present danger.
 Current Status:   4/4/2024 - House Mental Health & Addiction
 Recent Status:   3/22/2024 - House Mental Health & Addiction3/14/2024 - House Mental Health & Addiction
 State Bill Page:   HB5129
 
HB5173FIREARM DEALER-RETAIN RECORDS (REP. BRADLEY FRITTS) Amends the Firearm Dealer License Certification Act. Provides that each certified licensee shall keep all video surveillance records for a period of not less than 60 (rather than 90) days. Effective immediately.
 Current Status:   2/9/2024 - Referred to House Rules
 Recent Status:   2/9/2024 - FIRST READING
2/8/2024 - Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Bradley Fritts
 State Bill Page:   HB5173
 
HB5188FIREARM OWNERS ID-ISS&EXP DATE (REP. CHRISTOPHER DAVIDSMEYER) Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that each Firearm Owner's Identification Card must have the issuance date and expiration date boldly and conspicuously displayed on the face of the card.
 Current Status:   4/5/2024 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   4/4/2024 - House Judiciary - Criminal4/2/2024 - House Judiciary - Criminal
 State Bill Page:   HB5188
 
HB5197REPEAL PA 102-1116 IN PART (REP. BRAD HALBROOK) Repeals the provisions of Public Act 102-1116 that make amendatory changes to the Firearms Restraining Order Act that provide that a petitioner for a firearms restraining order may request a plenary firearms restraining order of up to one-year, but not less than 6 months (restores the 6 months provision). Repeals provisions that the firearms restraining order may be renewed for an additional period of up to one year. Repeals amendatory provisions of the Criminal Code of 2012 making it unlawful, beginning January 1, 2024, for any person within the State to knowingly possess an assault weapon, assault weapon attachment, .50 caliber rifle, or .50 caliber cartridge, with exemptions. Repeals provisions that make it unlawful for any person within the State to knowingly manufacture, deliver, sell, purchase, or cause to be manufactured, delivered, sold, or purchased a large capacity ammunition feeding device, with specified exemptions. Repeals amendatory provisions of the Criminal Code of 2012 that prohibit the manufacture, possession, sale, or offer to sell, purchase, manufacture, import, transfer, or use any device, part, kit, tool, accessory, or combination of parts that is designed to and functions to increase the rate of fire of a semiautomatic firearm above the standard rate of fire for semiautomatic firearms that is not equipped with that device, part, or combination of parts. Repeals amendatory provisions of the Freedom of Information Act that exempt from disclosure under the Act certain information concerning assault weapons endorsements received by the Illinois State Police. Effective immediately.
 Current Status:   2/9/2024 - Referred to House Rules
 Recent Status:   2/9/2024 - FIRST READING
2/8/2024 - Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Brad Halbrook
 State Bill Page:   HB5197
 
HB5199FIREARM OWNERS ID ACT-REPEAL (REP. BRAD HALBROOK) Repeals the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Amends various Acts to make conforming changes.
 Current Status:   2/9/2024 - Referred to House Rules
 Recent Status:   2/9/2024 - FIRST READING
2/8/2024 - Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Brad Halbrook
 State Bill Page:   HB5199
 
HB5254FIREARM OWNERS ID-TRAINING (REP. HARRY BENTON) Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that a renewal shall be automatically denied for any Firearm Owner's Identification Card issued to an applicant who submitted an application on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act, if the Firearm Owner's Identification Card holder has failed to complete hands-on firearm safety training within one year after the initial issuance of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card. Provides that a revoked license for not completing hands-on firearm safety training shall not be grounds for a denial of a subsequent Firearm Owner's Identification Card application. Provides that each application form for a Firearm Owner's Identification Card shall include the date on which hands-on firearm safety training has been or will be completed. Provides that proof that the applicant has completed or is currently enrolled in a hands-on training course must accompany the application. Provides that the Illinois State Police has authority to deny an application for or to revoke and seize a Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued under the Act if the person has failed to complete hands-on firearm safety training by the specified date on the Firearm Owner's Identification Card application. Provides that the Illinois State Police shall adopt rules that define "hands-on firearm safety training". Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that unlawful purchase of a firearm includes purchasing a firearm before completing hands-on firearm safety training as defined by rules adopted by the Illinois State Police.
 Current Status:   4/5/2024 - House Committee Amendment No. 3 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   4/5/2024 - House Committee Amendment No. 2 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
4/5/2024 - House Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 State Bill Page:   HB5254
 
HB5272CONCEALED CARRY-IL NAT GUARD (REP. STEPHANIE KIFOWIT) Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that the Illinois State Police shall by rule allow for non-resident firearm concealed carry license applications of members of the Illinois National Guard who reside in another state or territory of the United States regardless as to whether the laws of their state or territory of residence related to firearm ownership, possession, and carrying are substantially similar to the requirements to obtain a firearm concealed carry license under the Act.
 Current Status:   2/9/2024 - Referred to House Rules
 Recent Status:   2/9/2024 - FIRST READING
2/8/2024 - Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
 State Bill Page:   HB5272
 
HB5442FIREARM OWNERS ID-FEES (REP. BOB MORGAN) Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act concerning the Firearm Transfer Inquiry Program. Provides that the Illinois State Police may charge a fee not to exceed $10 and any processing fee. Provides that the processing fees shall be limited to charges by the State Treasurer for using the electronic online payment system. Provides that $4 from each fee collected under this provision shall be deposited into the State Police Revocation Enforcement Fund. Currently, the Illinois State Police may utilize existing technology which allows the caller to be charged a fee not to exceed $2.
 Current Status:   4/5/2024 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   4/4/2024 - Recommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 005-000-000
4/4/2024 - House Judiciary - Criminal
 State Bill Page:   HB5442
 
HB5495ISP-VARIOUS (REP. FRED CRESPO; SEN. SARA FEIGENHOLTZ) Amends the Seizure and Forfeiture Reporting Act. Removes provisions about the State Police Asset Forfeiture Section. Amends the State Finance Act. Changes the name of the State Police Revocation Enforcement Fund to the State Police Firearm Enforcement Fund (and makes conforming changes within the Act, the Illinois State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois, and the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act). Provides that the balance remaining in the State Police Training and Academy Fund shall be transferred to the State Police Law Enforcement Administration Fund, and dissolves the State Police Training and Academy Fund (amends the Illinois Vehicle Hijacking and Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention and Insurance Verification Act and the Illinois Insurance Code to make conforming changes). Makes changes concerning the uses of the State Police Law Enforcement Administration Fund. Amends the School Code. Includes provisions relating to reporting of verified incidents involving a firearm or drugs to the State Board of Education, the State Board of Education reporting data by school district on its website, and local law enforcement reporting specified data from the previous year to the Illinois State Police's Illinois Uniform Crime Reporting Program. Amends the Illinois Gambling Act. Makes changes regarding applying for licensure and Fingerprinting. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012 and the Drug Asset Forfeiture Procedure Act. In provisions concerning non-judicial forfeiture, provides that the director or the directors designee (instead of just the director) shall dispose of property forfeited in accordance with law. Amends the Arsonist Registration Act. Changes the short title of the Act to the Arsonist Registry Act. Eliminates registration of arsonists (makes conforming changes in the Criminal Identification Act, the Unified Code of Corrections, and the Code of Civil Procedure). Provides that the Illinois State Police shall establish and maintain a Statewide Arsonist Database for the purpose of identifying arsonists and making that information available to law enforcement and the general public. Contains requirements for operation of the Database. Effective July 1, 2024.

House Committee Amendment No. 1 - Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Further amends the Illinois State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Division of Criminal Investigation shall cooperate and liaise with all federal law enforcement and other partners on criminal investigations, intelligence, information sharing, and national security planning and response. Provides that the Division of Forensic Services shall examine digital evidence. In provisions relating to the Illinois Forensic Science Commission, changes references to forensic laboratory to ISO 17025 accredited forensic laboratory. Amends the Illinois State Police Act. Provides that the Illinois State Police Academy shall maintain and store training records for Illinois State Police officers. Amends the Narcotic Control Division Abolition Act. Provides that the Director of the Illinois State Police shall make the results obtained in the enforcement of this Act available on the Illinois State Police website and may make such other information and recommendations to the Governor annually as the Director deems proper (rather than report the results obtained in the enforcement of the Act, in an annual report to the Governor, together with such other information and recommendations as the Director deems proper). In the State Finance Act: repeals provisions creating the State Police Training and Academy Fund on July 1, 2025 (rather than January 1, 2025); in provisions relating to the State Police Law Enforcement Administration Fund, provides that the primary purpose of the Fund shall be to finance State Police cadet classes (rather than to finance State Police cadet classes in May and October of every year); and changes the date remaining moneys shall be transferred from the State Police Training and Academy Fund to the State Police Law Enforcement Administration Fund from July 1, 2024 to July 1, 2025, and repeals the provisions relating to the State Police Training and Academy Fund on January 1, 2026 (rather than January 1, 2025). In the Arsonist Registration Act, provides that the Statewide Arsonist Database shall contain information relating to each arsonist for a period of 10 years after conviction for an arson offense and the Illinois State Police must have the Statewide Arsonist Database created and ready to comply with the requirements of the provisions no later than July 1, 2025. In various Acts, adds references to the Arsonist Registry Act where references to the Arsonist Registration Act are stricken. Effective July 1, 2024.

House Committee Amendment No. 2 - In the Arsonist Registration Act, repeals provisions relating to discharge of an arsonist from a penal institution (rather than changing the provisions to require the forwarding of specified conviction information to the Illinois State Police by a circuit clerk or the Director of Corrections).
 Current Status:   6/13/2024 - Sent to Governor for Signature
 Recent Status:   5/16/2024 - Passed Both Houses
5/16/2024 - Third Reading - Passed; 059-000-000
 State Bill Page:   HB5495
 
HB5554VEH CD-FOID CARD REVOCATION (REP. MARY GILL) Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that a person who fails to surrender a revoked Firearm Owner's Identification Card may not be issued a driver's license, renew a driver's license, retain a driver's license, or be issued a permit under the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that within 180 days after the date of revocation of an individual's Firearm Owner's Identification Card, the Illinois State Police shall provide the Secretary of State with a notice that the individual has failed to comply with the provisions. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Makes corresponding changes. Allows the Secretary to issue, renew, or allow the retention of a driver's license or issue a permit if: (i) the applicant's Firearm Owner's Identification Card is successfully reinstated; or (ii) the applicant surrenders possession of the Firearm Owner's Identification Card to the State Police or to the local law enforcement agency where the applicant resides.
 Current Status:   2/9/2024 - Referred to House Rules
 Recent Status:   2/9/2024 - FIRST READING
2/9/2024 - Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Mary Gill
 State Bill Page:   HB5554
 
HB5555TRANSPORT FIREARM IN VEHICLE (REP. MARY GILL) Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that if a concealed carry licensee leaves his or her vehicle unattended, he or she shall store the firearm out of plain view in a safe or other secure container which, when locked, is incapable of being opened without the key, keypad, combination, or other unlocking mechanism and is capable of preventing an unauthorized person from obtaining access to and possession of the weapon contained therein and shall be fire, impact, and tamper resistant. For the purposes of this provision, a glove compartment, glove box, or center console is not considered an appropriate safe or secure storage container. Provides that when leaving his or her vehicle unattended, a concealed carry licensee shall store his or her loaded or unloaded firearm out of plain view in a safe or other secure container which, when locked, is incapable of being opened without the key, keypad, combination or other unlocking mechanism and is capable of preventing an unauthorized person from obtaining access to and possession of the weapon contained therein and shall be fire, impact, and tamper resistant. For the purposes of this provision, a glove compartment, glove box, or center console is not considered an appropriate safe or secure storage container. Provides that a concealed carry licensee in violation of this provision is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor for a first or second violation and a Class 4 felony for a third violation. Provides that the Illinois State Police may suspend a license for up to 6 months for a second violation and shall permanently revoke a license for a third violation. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that for the aggravated unlawful use of a weapon statute, "case" does not include an unlocked glove compartment, glove box, or center console of a vehicle.
 Current Status:   2/9/2024 - Referred to House Rules
 Recent Status:   2/9/2024 - FIRST READING
2/9/2024 - Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Mary Gill
 State Bill Page:   HB5555
 
HB5595REPORTING LOST&STOLEN FIREARMS (REP. KEVIN OLICKAL) Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the Internet-based system for determining the validity of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card shall include a written notice, in both English and Spanish, of a firearm owner's obligation to report to local law enforcement any lost or stolen firearm within 48 hours after the owner first discovers the loss or theft. Provides that within one year after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Illinois State Police shall create an electronic portal into which law enforcement and prosecutors shall report individuals who have failed to report the loss or theft of a firearm. Provides that upon the issuance and each renewal of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card, the Illinois State Police shall advise the applicant or holder in writing, in both English and Spanish, of his or her obligation to report to local law enforcement any lost or stolen firearm within 48 hours after he or she first discovers the loss or theft. Provides that the Illinois State Police has authority to deny an application for or to revoke and seize a Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued under the Act if a card holder fails to report a loss or theft of a firearm within 48 hours of the discovery of such loss or theft to local law enforcement. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that if a person who possesses a valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card and who possesses or acquires a firearm thereafter loses the firearm, or if the firearm is stolen from the person, the person must report the loss or theft of any such firearm to the local law enforcement agency within 48 (rather than 72) hours after obtaining knowledge of the loss or theft. Increases the penalty for failure to report a lost or stolen firearm to the local law enforcement agency from a petty offense to a Class A misdemeanor for a first offense and from a Class A misdemeanor to a Class 4 felony for a second or subsequent offense. Changes the elements of the offenses of firearms trafficking, possession of a stolen firearm, and aggravated possession of a stolen firearm. Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act and the Firearm Dealer License Certification Act to make conforming changes.
 Current Status:   4/5/2024 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   4/4/2024 - House Judiciary - Criminal4/2/2024 - House Judiciary - Criminal
 State Bill Page:   HB5595
 
HB5650ICJIA-COMMUNITY VIOLENCE (REP. JUSTIN SLAUGHTER) Amends the Reimagine Public Safety Act. Provides for the Community Organization Capacity Building Program. Provides that the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority and the Illinois Department of Human Services Office of Firearm Violence Prevention shall allocate $10,000,000 for community organization capacity building. Provides for the issuance of $150,000 to $500,000 grants in specified reimbursable service categories to small, emerging community-based organizations in Reimagine Public Safety Act communities. Provides for the issuance of $300,000 to $500,000 grants in specified reimbursable service categories for existing Reimagine Public Safety Act grantees to build other smaller organizations' capacities. Provides for requirements to receive grants and permits the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, with the Illinois Department of Human Services Office of Firearm Violence Prevention, to create other criteria to award grants. Provides for the Community Violence Initiative Workforce Development Training Centers Program. Provides that the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority and the Illinois Department of Human Services Office of Firearm Violence Prevention shall allocate $5,000,000 for Community Violence Initiative organizations. Provides for the issuance of $2,500,000 grants in specified reimbursable service categories for 2 Community Violence Initiative workforce training organizations. Provides that the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, with the Illinois Department of Human Services Office of Firearm Violence Prevention, shall create criteria to award grants. Provides for 4 prospective three-month grant payments based on specified criteria for any community-based organization funded by Restore, Reinvest, and Renew programs at the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, Climate and Equitable Jobs Act programs at the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, or Reimagine Public Safety Act programs at the Illinois Department of Human Services. Provides for peer assessment and evaluation for all grantees under the Reimagine Public Safety Act program. Defines terms. Amends the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Act and authorizes the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority to act according to the powers and duties granted it in the Reimagine Public Safety Act. States findings and purpose.
 Current Status:   5/31/2024 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   5/26/2024 - Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Extended-Rule May 31, 2024
5/24/2024 - Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Extended-Rule May 27, 2024
 State Bill Page:   HB5650
 
SB251$DOR (SEN. ELGIE SIMS; REP. JEHAN GORDON-BOOTH) Senate Floor Amendment No. 3 - FY25 Operating and Capital appropriations.
 Current Status:   6/5/2024 - Effective Date July 1, 2024; ; Some Provisions
 Recent Status:   6/5/2024 - Effective Date June 5, 2024; ; Some Provisions
6/5/2024 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0589
 State Bill Page:   SB251
 
SB834SAFETY-TECH (SEN. DON HARMON) Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
 Current Status:   3/31/2023 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
 Recent Status:   3/31/2023 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
3/30/2023 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
 State Bill Page:   SB834
 
SB835SAFETY-TECH (SEN. DON HARMON) Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
 Current Status:   3/31/2023 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
 Recent Status:   3/31/2023 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
3/30/2023 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
 State Bill Page:   SB835
 
SB1073GOVERNMENT-TECH (SEN. JASON PLUMMER) Amends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
 Current Status:   6/26/2023 - Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
 Recent Status:   5/25/2023 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
5/24/2023 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
 State Bill Page:   SB1073
 
SB1080GOVERNMENT-TECH (SEN. JOHN CURRAN) Amends the Gun Trafficking Information Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning gun trafficking information.
 Current Status:   3/31/2023 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
 Recent Status:   3/31/2023 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
3/30/2023 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
 State Bill Page:   SB1080
 
SB1326FIREARM DEALER LIC CERT-REPEAL (SEN. DALE FOWLER) Repeals the Firearm Dealer License Certification Act. Amends the Illinois State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois and the Criminal Code of 2012 to makes conforming changes. Effective immediately.
 Current Status:   2/6/2023 - Referred to Senate Assignments
 Recent Status:   2/6/2023 - FIRST READING
2/6/2023 - Filed with Secretary by Sen. Dale Fowler
 State Bill Page:   SB1326
 
SB1329CONCEALED CARRY-RECIPROCITY (SEN. DALE FOWLER) Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that the Illinois State Police shall recognize a concealed carry permit or license issued to a person age 21 years of age or older: (i) by a state whose requirements to obtain a permit or license are substantially similar to the training requirements under the Act or (ii) by any contiguous state with which Illinois has entered into a reciprocal agreement. Provides that a nonresident is subject to the same laws and restrictions as a license holder under the Act. Provides that if a resident of another state who is permitted to carry under this provision establishes legal residence in this State, the license or permit shall be valid in this State for 90 days following the date on which the holder of the license or permit establishes legal residence in this State. Effective immediately.
 Current Status:   2/6/2023 - Referred to Senate Assignments
 Recent Status:   2/6/2023 - FIRST READING
2/6/2023 - Filed with Secretary by Sen. Dale Fowler
 State Bill Page:   SB1329
 
SB1330FOID-RENEWAL (SEN. DALE FOWLER) Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that if the Illinois State Police fails to renew a Firearm Owner's Identification Card within 60 business days, provided the applicant submitted his or her renewal application prior to the expiration of his or her Firearm Owner's Identification Card, the renewal application for the Firearm Owner's Identification Card shall be granted unless subject to revocation or suspension. Provides that failure of the Illinois State Police to approve or deny an application or renew an application within the time frames under these provisions shall constitute a civil violation, and in addition to any other penalty provided by law, may incur a civil penalty in an amount not to exceed $500 for each violation and, in the case of a continuing violation, every day such violation continues shall be deemed a separate violation. Provides that penalties shall be collected by the State Treasurer, who shall deposit the money into the General Revenue Fund.
 Current Status:   2/6/2023 - Referred to Senate Assignments
 Recent Status:   2/6/2023 - FIRST READING
2/6/2023 - Filed with Secretary by Sen. Dale Fowler
 State Bill Page:   SB1330
 
SB1343SAFETY-TECH (SEN. ROBERT PETERS) Amends the Reimagine Public Safety Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
 Current Status:   2/6/2023 - Referred to Senate Assignments
 Recent Status:   2/6/2023 - FIRST READING
2/6/2023 - Filed with Secretary by Sen. Robert Peters
 State Bill Page:   SB1343
 
SB1967FIREARMS RESTRAINING ORDER (SEN. DON HARMON) Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code to require a physician, clinical psychologist, or qualified examiner to determine whether to file an action under the Firearms Restraining Order Act under specified circumstances. Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act and the Firearms Restraining Order Act. Subject to appropriation, establishes the Office of Firearms Restraining Order Coordination within the Department of Human Services. Provides that if any Firearm Owner's Identification Card of the respondent is surrendered, the period of surrender shall be for the duration of the order of protection. Makes conforming changes. Effective immediately.
 Current Status:   4/15/2024 - Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Don Harmon
 Recent Status:   3/10/2023 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
3/9/2023 - To Subcommittee on Firearms
 State Bill Page:   SB1967
 
SB1977INNKEEPER PROTECTION (SEN. OMAR AQUINO) Amends the Innkeeper Protection Act. Provides that a proprietor or manager of a hotel may remove or cause to be removed from a hotel or refuse to admit or refuse service or accommodations to a guest or other person who violates specified provisions. Provides that if the guest has paid in advance, the innkeeper shall tender to the guest any unused portion of the advance payment at the time of removal. Provides that the amendatory provisions shall not be used as a pretext to discriminate against a guest on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, age, or country of ancestral origin. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 - Removes language providing that a proprietor or manager of a hotel may remove or cause to be removed from a hotel a guest or other person who brings property into the hotel that may be dangerous to other persons, including firearms or explosives.
 Current Status:   6/26/2023 - Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
 Recent Status:   3/31/2023 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
3/31/2023 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
 State Bill Page:   SB1977
 
SB2292STATE POLICE-ORGANIZATION (SEN. JULIE MORRISON) Amends the Gun Trafficking Information Act. Provides that the Illinois State Police shall use all reasonable efforts in making publicly available key information related to firearms used in the commission of crimes in this State which are reported to and investigated by the Illinois State Police. Amends the Illinois State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Adds duties to various Divisions of the Illinois State Police. Amends the Illinois State Police Act. Provides that the Illinois State Police shall divide the State into district, zones, or troops (rather than districts). Amends the Illinois State Police Radio Act. Makes changes relating to the STARCOM21 Oversight Committee. Amends the State Finance Act. Abolishes the State Police Streetgang-Related Crime Fund. Provides for the transfer of the remaining balance from the State Police Streetgang-Related Crime Fund to the State Police Operations Assistance Fund. Amends the Intergovernmental Missing Child Recovery Act of 1984. Provides that the Illinois State Police's quality control program shall assess (rather than monitor) the timeliness of entries of missing children reports into LEADS and conduct performance audits of all entering agencies. Amends the Sex Offender Registration Act. Provides for the transfer of the remaining balance from the Sex Offender Investigation Fund to the Offender Registration Fund. Provides that, upon completion of the transfers, the Sex Offender Investigation Fund is dissolved, and any future deposits into the Sex Offender Investigation Fund and any outstanding obligations or liabilities of the Sex Offender Investigation Fund pass to the Offender Registration Fund. Effective immediately, except that some provisions take effect January 1, 2024.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 - Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. In provisions in the Gun Trafficking Information Act about the Illinois State Police making certain information publicly available, adds information required to be reported or published on the Illinois State Police's website under specified provisions of the Firearms Restraining Order Act. Further amends the Illinois State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Removes references to the Arsonist Registration Act and the Illinois Gambling Act. Modifies provisions relating to the functions of the Division of Criminal Investigation. Adds a cross-reference to a reference to the prohibited persons portal. Makes other changes. Amends the Illinois State Police Act. Provides that a contract between the Illinois State Police and the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority to provide policing service for the Authority may include costs incurred by the State with respect to uniforms, equipment, and supplies, which shall be Illinois State Police property, (rather than uniforms, equipment, and supplies) used by employees assigned to the policing service. Provides that the Illinois State Police shall divide into zones, troops, or regions (rather than districts, zones, or troops). Amends the School Code. Provides that, upon receipt of any written, electronic, or verbal report of a verified incident involving a firearm in a school or on school owned or leased property from a superintendent or his or her designee to the local law enforcement authority, the local law enforcement authority shall report to the Illinois State Police in a form, manner, and frequency as prescribed by the Illinois State Police. Effective immediately, except that some provisions take effect January 1, 2024.
 Current Status:   3/31/2023 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
 Recent Status:   3/31/2023 - Senate Bills on Third Reading
3/30/2023 - Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt State Government; 009-000-000
 State Bill Page:   SB2292
 
SB2441SAFETY-TECH (SEN. OMAR AQUINO) Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a legislative declaration.
 Current Status:   2/10/2023 - Referred to Senate Assignments
 Recent Status:   2/10/2023 - FIRST READING
2/10/2023 - Filed with Secretary by Sen. Omar Aquino
 State Bill Page:   SB2441
 
SB2619$STATE POLICE ENFORCEMENT (SEN. NATALIE TORO) Amends an Act making appropriations, Public Act 103-0006. Provides that $10,000,000 (rather than $2,000,000) shall be appropriated from the State Police Revocation Enforcement Fund to the Illinois State Police for grants to law enforcement agency task forces for participating in programs to help reduce crime. Effective immediately.
 Current Status:   10/24/2023 - Referred to Senate Assignments
 Recent Status:   10/24/2023 - FIRST READING
10/24/2023 - Filed with Secretary by Sen. Natalie Toro
 State Bill Page:   SB2619
 
SB2805PROTECTIVE ORD-PETITIONER NAME (SEN. JIL TRACY) Amends the Firearms Restraining Order Act and the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that if the petitioner for a firearms restraining order, domestic violence order of protection, or civil no contact order is a law enforcement officer or agent of a law enforcement officer, the petitioner shall be referred to as the law enforcement agency in which the officer is employed on all public records concerning the petition and not the individually named officer or agent who filed the petition. Effective immediately.
 Current Status:   5/25/2024 - Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 26, 2024
 Recent Status:   5/24/2024 - Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 25, 2024
5/17/2024 - Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
 State Bill Page:   SB2805
 
SB2828DOM VIOLENCE-ORDER DURATION (SEN. JULIE MORRISON) Amends the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986. Changes the duration of a plenary order in the discretion of the court to not less than 2 years nor more than 10 years (now, not to exceed 2 years). Provides that failure to state the termination date on the face of the form of a plenary order creates a plenary order with a duration of 2 years from the date of issuance.
 Current Status:   3/15/2024 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
 Recent Status:   2/21/2024 - Postponed - Judiciary
2/20/2024 - Senate Judiciary
 State Bill Page:   SB2828
 
SB2854CONCEALED CARRY-NEW LICENS FEE (SEN. STEVE MCCLURE) Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that a licensee requesting a new license because of a change of name or change of address, or because the person's license was lost, destroyed, or stolen shall submit $5, which shall be deposited into the State Police Firearm Services Fund.
 Current Status:   5/25/2024 - Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 26, 2024
 Recent Status:   5/24/2024 - Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 25, 2024
5/17/2024 - Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 24, 2024
 State Bill Page:   SB2854
 
SB2864UNLAWFUL POSSESSION WEAPONS (SEN. JAVIER CERVANTES) Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Changes the names of the offenses of unlawful use of weapons, unlawful use of weapons by felons or persons in the custody of the Department of Corrections facilities, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, being an armed habitual criminal, unlawful use of firearm projectiles, and unlawful use of a firearm in the shape of a wireless telephone to unlawful possession of weapons, unlawful possession of weapons by felons or persons in the custody of the Department of Corrections facilities, aggravated unlawful possession of a weapon, persistent unlawful possession of a weapon, unlawful possession of firearm projectiles, and unlawful possession of a firearm in the shape of a wireless telephone. Provides that if any person before the effective date of the amendatory Act has been arrested, charged, prosecuted, convicted, or sentenced for unlawful use of weapons, unlawful use or possession of weapons by felons or persons in the custody of the Department of Corrections facilities, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, being an armed habitual criminal, unlawful use of firearm projectiles, or unlawful use of a firearm in the shape of a wireless telephone, the changes of the names and the defendants to unlawful possession of weapons, unlawful possession of weapons by felons or persons in the custody of the Department of Corrections facilities, aggravated unlawful possession of a weapon, persistent unlawful possession of a weapon, unlawful possession of firearm projectiles, and unlawful possession of a firearm in the shape of a wireless telephone, shall retroactively be made in any criminal background records maintained by the Illinois State Police, law enforcement agencies, clerks of the circuit court, and any other State agencies providing criminal background information to the public under specified timelines. Amends various Acts to make conforming changes. Effective January 1, 2025.
 Current Status:   5/25/2024 - Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 26, 2024
 Recent Status:   5/24/2024 - Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 25, 2024
5/17/2024 - Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 24, 2024
 State Bill Page:   SB2864
 
SB3141FOID-RENEWAL (SEN. DALE FOWLER) Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that if the Illinois State Police fails to renew a Firearm Owner's Identification Card within 60 business days, provided the applicant submitted his or her renewal application prior to the expiration of his or her Firearm Owner's Identification Card, the renewal application for the Firearm Owner's Identification Card shall be granted unless subject to revocation or suspension. Provides that failure of the Illinois State Police to approve or deny an application or renew an application within the time frames under these provisions shall constitute a civil violation, and in addition to any other penalty provided by law, may incur a civil penalty in an amount not to exceed $500 for each violation and, in the case of a continuing violation, every day such violation continues shall be deemed a separate violation. Provides that penalties shall be collected by the State Treasurer, who shall deposit the money into the General Revenue Fund.
 Current Status:   2/6/2024 - Referred to Senate Assignments
 Recent Status:   2/6/2024 - FIRST READING
2/6/2024 - Filed with Secretary by Sen. Dale Fowler
 State Bill Page:   SB3141
 
SB3146FIREARM DEALER LIC CERT-REPEAL (SEN. DALE FOWLER) Repeals the Firearm Dealer License Certification Act. Amends the Illinois State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois, the Illinois Procurement Code, and the Criminal Code of 2012 to make conforming changes. Effective immediately.
 Current Status:   4/12/2024 - Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 3, 2024
 Recent Status:   4/5/2024 - Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 19, 2024
3/15/2024 - Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 5, 2024
 State Bill Page:   SB3146
 
SB3149FIREARM HOLD AGREEMENT ACT (SEN. STEVE STADELMAN) Creates the Firearm Hold Agreement Act. Provides that a Federal Firearms Licensee may enter into a firearm hold agreement with a firearm owner. Provides that the firearm hold agreement may not require the payment of a fee to the licensee in exchange for storing the firearm. Defines a "firearm hold agreement" as a private transaction between a Federal Firearms Licensee and an individual firearms owner in which the licensee takes physical possession of the owner's lawfully possessed, locked firearm at the owner's request, stores the locked firearm for an agreed-upon period of time, and returns the locked firearm to the owner according to the terms of the agreement. Provides that a Federal Firearms Licensee who takes physical possession of a locked firearm pursuant to a firearm hold agreement, and who stores the locked firearm, is immune from civil liability arising from taking possession of the firearm, storing the firearm, or returning the firearm to the owner, except: (1) when the licensee returns the firearm to a person the licensee knows, or reasonably should know, is a danger to self or others; and (2) in a civil action based upon the licensee's negligence or unlawful conduct. Provides that the Department of Human Services, subject to appropriation, shall create a grant program to fund the storage of firearms pursuant to firearm hold agreements. Provides that the Department shall establish grant eligibility criteria and an application and selection process for the program. Provides that grant funds may be used: (1) to train staff at a firearm retailer or firearm range on how to recognize a person who may be considering suicide; (2) to provide suicide prevention materials for distribution at a firearm retailer or firearm range; or (3) to provide voluntary, temporary firearm storage pursuant to a firearm hold agreement. Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that an applicant for a new firearm concealed carry license shall receive training in the use of firearm hold agreements for firearm suicide prevention.
 Current Status:   5/25/2024 - Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 26, 2024
 Recent Status:   5/24/2024 - Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 25, 2024
5/17/2024 - Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 24, 2024
 State Bill Page:   SB3149
 
SB3200FIREARM OWNERS ID ACT-REPEAL (SEN. NEIL ANDERSON) Repeals the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Amends various Acts to make conforming changes. Effective immediately.
 Current Status:   2/6/2024 - Referred to Senate Assignments
 Recent Status:   2/6/2024 - FIRST READING
2/6/2024 - Filed with Secretary by Sen. Neil Anderson
 State Bill Page:   SB3200
 
SB3527CRIM CD-FIREARM SAFE STORAGE (SEN. LAURA ELLMAN) Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that it is unlawful for any person to store or leave a firearm outside of that person's immediate possession or control unless the firearm is unloaded and secured in a lock box or container in a manner that renders it inaccessible to anyone but the owner or another lawfully authorized user. Eliminates provisions that the offense only is applicable if the person knows or has reason to believe that a minor under the age of 14 years who does not have a Firearm Owner's Identification Card is likely to gain access to the firearm without the lawful permission of the minor's parent, guardian, or person having charge of the minor, and the minor causes death or great bodily harm with the firearm. Eliminates that the provisions concerning storage of firearms do not apply: (1) if the minor under 14 years of age gains access to a firearm and uses it in a lawful act of self-defense or defense of another; or (2) to any firearm obtained by a minor under the age of 14 because of an unlawful entry of the premises by the minor or another person. Defines "immediate possession or control". Effective January 1, 2025.
 Current Status:   5/25/2024 - Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 26, 2024
 Recent Status:   5/24/2024 - Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 25, 2024
5/24/2024 - Senate Committee Amendment No. 4 Referred to Assignments
 State Bill Page:   SB3527
 
SB3574STALKING/HARASSMENT NO CONTACT (SEN. ERICA HARRISS) Amends the Stalking No Contact Order Act. Changes the short title of the Act to the Stalking or Harassment No Contact Order Act. Defines "harassment" as violence or threats of violence or death, including a single act, directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to (i) fear for the person's safety, the safety of a workplace, school, or place of worship, or the safety of a third person or (ii) suffer emotional distress. Changes the term "stalking no contact order" to "stalking or harassment no contact order". Makes conforming changes in the following Acts: the Criminal Identification Act; the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act; the Criminal Code of 2012; the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963; the Rights of Crime Victims and Witnesses Act; the Unified Code of Corrections; the Code of Civil Procedure; the Civil No Contact Order Act; the Crime Victims Compensation Act; the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986; the Address Confidentiality for Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Human Trafficking, or Stalking Act; the Domestic Violence Fatality Review Act; and the Illinois Human Rights Act. Makes other changes.
 Current Status:   2/9/2024 - Referred to Senate Assignments
 Recent Status:   2/9/2024 - FIRST READING
2/9/2024 - Filed with Secretary by Sen. Erica Harriss
 State Bill Page:   SB3574
 
SB3737REPORTING LOST&STOLEN FIREARMS (SEN. RAM VILLIVALAM) Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the Internet-based system for determining the validity of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card shall include a written notice, in both English and Spanish, of a firearm owner's obligation to report to local law enforcement any lost or stolen firearm within 48 hours after the owner first discovers the loss or theft. Provides that within one year after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Illinois State Police shall create an electronic portal into which law enforcement and prosecutors shall report individuals who have failed to report the loss or theft of a firearm. Provides that upon the issuance and each renewal of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card, the Illinois State Police shall advise the applicant or holder in writing, in both English and Spanish, of his or her obligation to report to local law enforcement any lost or stolen firearm within 48 hours after he or she first discovers the loss or theft. Provides that the Illinois State Police has authority to deny an application for or to revoke and seize a Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued under the Act if a card holder fails to report a loss or theft of a firearm within 48 hours of the discovery of such loss or theft to local law enforcement. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that if a person who possesses a valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card and who possesses or acquires a firearm thereafter loses the firearm, or if the firearm is stolen from the person, the person must report the loss or theft of any such firearm to the local law enforcement agency within 48 (rather than 72) hours after obtaining knowledge of the loss or theft. Increases the penalty for failure to report a lost or stolen firearm to the local law enforcement agency from a petty offense to a Class A misdemeanor for a first offense and from a Class A misdemeanor to a Class 4 felony for a second or subsequent offense. Changes the elements of the offenses of firearms trafficking, possession of a stolen firearm, and aggravated possession of a stolen firearm. Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act and the Firearm Dealer License Certification Act to make conforming changes.
 Current Status:   5/25/2024 - Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 26, 2024
 Recent Status:   5/24/2024 - Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 25, 2024
5/22/2024 - Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
 State Bill Page:   SB3737
 
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