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Report created on May 24, 2024
 
HB218CIVIL LAW-TECH (REP. JENNIFER GONG-GERSHOWITZ; SEN. DON HARMON) House Floor Amendment No. 1 - Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that it is an unlawful practice within the meaning of the Act for any firearm industry member, through the sale, manufacturing, importing, or marketing of a firearm-related product, to: (i) knowingly create, maintain, or contribute to a condition in Illinois that endangers the safety or health of the public by conduct either unlawful in itself or unreasonable under all circumstances, including failing to establish or utilize reasonable controls; (ii) advertise, market, or promote a firearm-related product in a manner that reasonably appears to support, recommend, or encourage individuals to engage in unlawful paramilitary or private militia activity; (iii) advertise, market, promote, design, or sell any firearm-related product in a manner that reasonably appears to support, recommend, or encourage persons under 18 years of age to unlawfully purchase or unlawfully possess or use a firearm-related product; or (iv) otherwise engage in unfair methods of competition or unfair or deceptive acts or practices declared unlawful under the Act. Provides that the provisions of the amendatory Act are severable. Defines terms. Effective immediately.
 Current Status:   8/14/2023 - GOVERNOR APPROVED
 Recent Status:   8/14/2023 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0559
8/14/2023 - Effective Date August 14, 2023
 State Bill Page:   HB218
 
HB676SAFETY-TECH (REP. MAURA HIRSCHAUER; SEN. DON HARMON) House Floor Amendment No. 1 - Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Counties Code. In the provision that the county board of any county may, by ordinance, regulate or prohibit within unincorporated areas the discharge of firearms in any residential area where such discharge is likely to subject residents or passersby to the risk of injury, defines "residential area" as any area within 1,000 (rather than 300) yards of at least 3 single or multi-family residential structures. 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. Amends the Firearm owners Identification Card Act. Provides that no person may acquire or possess any prepackaged explosive components within the State without having in his or her possession a Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued in his or her name by the Illinois State Police under the provisions of the Act. Provides exemptions. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of unlawful sale or delivery of prepackaged explosive components. Defines the offense and provides penalties for violation. Amends the Firearms Restraining Order Act. Expands the definition of "petitioner" to include intimate partners. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Eliminates the repeal date of the statute creating the First Time Weapon Offender Program. Changes the name of the Program to the First Time Weapon Offense Program. Deletes a provision that a defendant is not eligible for the Program if he or she is 21 years of age or older. Provides that the Program shall be at least 6 (rather than 18) months and not to exceed 18 (rather than 24) months. Makes other changes to the Program. Amends the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986. Provides that actions for an order of protection may be commenced in conjunction with an emergency or plenary proceeding under the Firearms Restraining Order Act provided that a petitioner and the respondent are a party to or the subject of that proceeding. Allows the court to prohibit a respondent against whom an order of protection was issued from possessing any firearms during the duration of the order if the order (1) was issued after a hearing of which such person received actual notice, and at which such person had an opportunity to participate, except in circumstances where an order is entered in conjunction with an affidavit or the verified petition for an emergency order of protection demonstrating exigent circumstances thereby justifying an entry of an emergency order without prior notice and (2) restrains such person from abusing the petitioner (rather than harassing, stalking, or threatening an intimate partner of such person or child of such intimate partner or person, or engaging in other conduct that would place an intimate partner in reasonable fear of bodily injury to the partner or child). Prohibits the respondent of an order of protection prohibiting firearm possession to surrender any firearms from acquiring or possessing any firearms for the duration of the order of protection. Requires the court to immediately upon the entry of the order of protection prohibiting firearm possession issue a seizure order of any firearm in the possession of the respondent. Provides that the respondent shall be ordered to immediately surrender any firearms to the appropriate law enforcement agency and prohibited from transferring firearms to another individual in lieu of surrender to law enforcement. Provides that the relevant law enforcement agency shall provide a statement of receipt of any firearm seized or surrendered with a description of any firearm seized or surrendered to the respondent and the court, and that such statement shall be prima facie evidence of compliance with an order to surrender firearms. Allows a court to prohibit a respondent against whom an order of protection was issued from possessing any firearms during the duration of the order if certain prerequisites are satisfied. Makes conforming changes in the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Makes other changes. Effective July 1, 2023.

House Floor Amendment No. 2 - Deletes the amendatory changes to the Counties Code.

House Floor Amendment No. 3 - Provides in the amendatory changes to the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 and the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986, that if a firearms seizure order is not served within 48 hours because the respondent cannot be located, law enforcement shall file the statement of receipt explaining the efforts and attempts made to serve the order on the respondent. Further provides that if the respondent fails to surrender the respondent's weapons in accordance with the order to surrender, the law enforcement agency shall file a statement of receipt explaining how and when the order was served and that the respondent did not comply within the required time. In the amendatory changes to the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act, deletes references to prepackaged explosive components in relation to certain record-keeping requirements for the transferor and transferee of such components.
 Current Status:   5/15/2023 - Referred to Senate Assignments
 Recent Status:   5/15/2023 - FIRST READING
5/15/2023 - Chief Senate Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
 State Bill Page:   HB676
 
HB1064USE/OCC TAX-FIREARMS (REP. RITA MAYFIELD) Amends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Imposes a 3.75% surcharge on firearms and firearm component parts. Amends the State Finance Act. Creates the Human Services Youth Programming Fund. Provides that the 3.75% surcharge shall be deposited into the Fund. Sets forth the purposes for which moneys in the Fund may be used. 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:   HB1064
 
HB1404PROTECT ORDERS-FIREARMS (REP. MAURA HIRSCHAUER) Amends the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986. Provides that if a respondent to an order of protection is subject to remedies prohibiting firearm possession, the order of protection shall also include an order to surrender firearms. Sets forth requirements for the surrendering of any firearm and law enforcement agencies providing statements of receipt of firearms. Provides that the failure to surrender any firearm within 24 hours to the appropriate law enforcement agency under an order to surrender firearms shall constitute contempt of court for the violation of the terms of the order of protection. Requires the Supreme Court to adopt a form for an order to surrender firearms and update any existing forms for an order of protection. Makes corresponding changes in the Act and the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963.
 Current Status:   3/10/2023 - House Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   3/10/2023 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
3/9/2023 - House Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
 State Bill Page:   HB1404
 
HB1517WILDLIFE CD-HUNTING DISTANCE (REP. ANNA MOELLER) Amends the Wildlife Code. In provisions concerning prohibitions, provides that it is unlawful to discharge a firearm for hunting, hunt with a gun or dog, or allow a dog to hunt within 500 yards of an inhabited dwelling if the inhabited dwelling is in a residential area with 25 or more homes within a one-half square mile.
 Current Status:   1/31/2023 - FIRST READING
 Recent Status:   1/31/2023 - Referred to House Rules
1/27/2023 - Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Anna Moeller
 State Bill Page:   HB1517
 
HB2293FOID-AMMUNITION (REP. LA SHAWN FORD) Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the sale or transfer of firearm ammunition is subject to the Firearm Transfer Inquiry Program requiring a criminal background check by the Illinois State Police of the person before the person may acquire firearm ammunition.
 Current Status:   2/14/2023 - Referred to House Rules
 Recent Status:   2/14/2023 - FIRST READING
2/10/2023 - Filed with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
 State Bill Page:   HB2293
 
HB2627FIREARM DEALERS/FIREARM RANGES (REP. NABEELA SYED) Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that the corporate authorities of each municipality may prohibit any offensive or unwholesome business or establishment or any firearm dealer or any firearm range (rather than any offensive or unwholesome business or establishment) only within the municipality and within the distance of one mile beyond the municipal limits. Amends the Firearm Dealer License Certification Act. Provides that a retail location established after the effective date of the amendatory Act shall not be located within 1,500 feet (rather than 500 feet) of any school, preschool, day care, cemetery, library, public park, forest preserve, public housing, or place of religious worship (rather than any school, preschool, or day care). Amends the Counties Code and further amends the Illinois Municipal Code adding similar restrictions for the location of firearm ranges in counties and municipalities. Limits the concurrent exercise of home rule powers.
 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:   HB2627
 
HB2770MICROSTAMPING FUNDING PROGRAM (REP. KEVIN OLICKAL) Creates the Microstamping Funding Program Act. Provides that the State shall establish a grant program for law enforcement officers for microstamp-ready firearms. Provides that the grant program shall be administered by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority. Provides for the administration of the program. Amends the School Code. Requires school boards to develop a trauma response protocol that shall be implemented in response to a traumatic event at a school, including, but not limited to, a shooting at the school. Sets forth various requirements for the protocol, including response by hospitals, trauma intervention services, and community engagement. Provides that all moneys in the Trauma Response Fund shall be paid as grants to school districts to implement the trauma response protocol. 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 Developmental Disability and Mental Disability Services Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to establish family centers throughout the State to provide counseling and mental health services to families who are indigent. Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that each local law enforcement agency shall issue a firearm permit to an applicant who seeks the purchase of a firearm to verify the identity of the purchaser and shall complete a full criminal background check of the applicant that includes obtaining fingerprints from the prospective firearm purchaser. Provides that each local law enforcement agency shall keep records of those permits and make them available to the Illinois State Police through the Law Enforcement Agencies Data System (LEADS). Amends various other Acts 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:   HB2770
 
HB2806USE/OCC TAX-AMMUNITION (REP. MAURICE WEST, II) Amends the State Finance Act to create the Mental Health Services Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Provides that moneys in the Mental Health Services Fund shall be distributed each month to the counties of the State for certain specified purposes. Amends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Imposes a surcharge of 1% of the selling price on firearm ammunition. Provides that moneys from the surcharge shall be deposited into the Mental Health Services Fund. 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:   HB2806
 
HB3238CRIM CD-BODY ARMOR (REP. MAURA HIRSCHAUER) Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that, with certain exceptions, it is unlawful for any person within the State to knowingly manufacture, deliver, sell, import, or purchase or cause to be manufactured, delivered, sold, imported, or purchased by another, an armor plate, body armor, or military helmet. Provides that, with certain exceptions, beginning January 1, 2024, it is unlawful for any person within this State to knowingly possess an armor plate, body armor, or military helmet. Provides that this provision does not apply to a person's possession of an armor plate, body armor, or military helmet if the person lawfully possessed that armor plate, body armor, or military helmet prohibited by this provision, if the person has provided in an endorsement affidavit, within 6 months after the effective date of the amendatory Act, under oath or affirmation and in the form and manner prescribed by the Illinois State Police: (1) an affirmation that the affiant: (i) possessed an armor plate, body armor, or military helmet before the effective date of the amendatory Act; or (ii) inherited the armor plate, body armor, or military helmet from a person with an endorsement or from a person authorized to possess the armor plate, body armor, or military helmet possessed by the affiant prior to the effective date of the amendatory Act. Provides exemptions. Provides that a violation of these provisions is a Class A misdemeanor for a first offense and a Class 4 felony for a second or subsequent offense.
 Current Status:   3/10/2023 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   3/10/2023 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
3/9/2023 - House Judiciary - Criminal
 State Bill Page:   HB3238
 
HB3239FIREARMS-CRIM BACKGROUND CHECK (REP. MAURA HIRSCHAUER) Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that, if an applicant is applying for or renewing a Firearm Owner's Identification Card, he or she must submit evidence to the Illinois State Police that he or she has completed at least 8 hours of handgun safety training approved by the Director of the Illinois State Police. Provides that notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, each local law enforcement agency shall issue a firearm permit to an applicant who seeks the purchase of a firearm to verify the identity of the purchaser and shall complete a full criminal background check of the applicant that includes obtaining fingerprints from the prospective firearm purchaser. Provides that each local law enforcement agency shall keep records of those permits and make them available to the Illinois State Police through the Law Enforcement Agencies Data System (LEADS). Provides that the duration of the permit shall be 10 days after its issuance. Provides that the local law enforcement agency may deny a permit to purchase a firearm to an applicant if the agency, in its discretion, believes it is in the interest of public safety. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012 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:   HB3239
 
HB3246FOID CARD-ORGAN DONOR (REP. NABEELA SYED) Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the Director of the Illinois State Police shall offer, to each applicant for issuance or renewal of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card who is 16 years of age or older, the opportunity to have his or her name included in the First Person Consent organ and tissue donor registry established by the Secretary of State under the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Director of the Illinois State Police must advise the applicant or card holder that he or she is under no compulsion to have his or her name included in the registry. An individual who agrees to having his or her name included in the First Person Consent organ and tissue donor registry has given full legal consent to the donation of any of his or her organs or tissue upon his or her death. Provides that a brochure explaining this method of executing an anatomical gift must be given to each applicant for issuance or renewal of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card. The brochure must advise the applicant or card holder (i) that he or she is under no compulsion to have his or her name included in this registry and (ii) that he or she may wish to consult with family, friends, or clergy before doing so. Provides that the Director of the Illinois State Police, in consultation with the Secretary of State, may adopt rules to implement this provision.
 Current Status:   3/10/2023 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   3/10/2023 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
3/9/2023 - House Judiciary - Criminal
 State Bill Page:   HB3246
 
HB3791CONCEALED CARRY-FOREST PRESERV (REP. KEVIN OLICKAL) Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that nothing in the Act prohibits a forest preserve district from prohibiting persons from carrying a firearm into any botanic garden, campground, aquatic center, grounds of an aquatic center, boat launch, boating center, athletic venue, picnic grove, nature center, grounds of a nature center, pavilion, grounds of a pavilion, golf course, parking lot, driving range, adventure course, grounds of an adventure course, zipline building, grounds of a zipline, equestrian center, grounds of an equestrian center, exercise venue, grounds of an exercise venue, any Illinois nature preserve, land and water reserve, or any public or private gathering or special event conducted on property that requires the issuance of a permit. Defines "grounds".
 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:   HB3791
 
HB3795FOID-AMMUNITION (REP. FRANCES HURLEY) Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the sale or transfer of firearm ammunition is subject to the Firearm Transfer Inquiry Program requiring a criminal background check by the Illinois State Police of the person before the person may acquire firearm ammunition.
 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:   HB3795
 
HB3884CONCEALED CARRY-FINGERPRINTS (REP. LAURA FAVER DIAS) Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Deletes provision that the Illinois State Police may accept an application for a concealed carry license submitted without a set of fingerprints.
 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:   HB3884
 
HB4283GUN CRIME CHARGE & SENTENCING (REP. KEVIN SCHMIDT) Creates the Gun Crime Charging and Sentencing Accountability and Transparency Act. Provides that in a criminal case, if a defendant is charged with an offense involving the illegal use or possession of a firearm and subsequently enters into a plea agreement in which the charge will be reduced to a lesser offense or a non-weapons offense in exchange for a plea of guilty, at or before the time of sentencing, the State's Attorney shall file with the court a written statement of his or her reasons in support of the plea agreement, which shall specifically state why the offense or offenses of conviction resulting from the plea agreement do not include the originally charged weapons offense. Provides that the written statement shall be part of the court record in the case and a copy shall be provided to any person upon request. Provides that in a criminal case in which the original charge is or was for an offense involving the illegal use or possession of a firearm, if a defendant pleads guilty or is found guilty of the original charge or lesser offense or a non-weapons offense, in imposing sentence, the judge shall set forth in a written sentencing order his or her reasons for imposing the sentence or accepting the plea agreement. Provides that a copy of the written sentencing order shall be provided to any person upon request.
 Current Status:   1/16/2024 - FIRST READING
 Recent Status:   12/18/2023 - Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Kevin Schmidt
 State Bill Page:   HB4283
 
HB4469FIREARMS-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (REP. MAURA HIRSCHAUER) Amends the Firearms Restraining Order Act to include in the definition of "petitioner" an intimate partner. Amends the Protective Orders Article of the Code of Criminal Procedures of 1963 and the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986. Provides that, if the petitioner seeks a court order prohibiting the respondent from possessing firearms, firearm ammunition, and firearm parts that could be assembled to make an operable firearm, the court shall immediately issue a search warrant directing seizure of firearms at the time an ex parte or final order of protection is issued, if the court finds, based upon sworn testimony, that: (1) probable cause exists that the respondent possesses firearms, ammunition, or firearm parts that could be assembled to make an operable firearm; (2) probable cause exists to believe that the respondent poses a danger of causing personal injury to the petitioner or child and that the danger is imminent and present; and (3) probable cause exists that firearms, ammunition, or firearm parts that could be assembled to make an operable firearm are located at the residence, vehicle, or other property of the respondent. Provides that a finding of probable cause for a warrant upon oral testimony may be based on the same kind of evidence as is sufficient for a warrant upon affidavit. Effective immediately.
 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:   HB4469
 
HB4744VOLUNTARY DO NOT SELL FIREARMS (REP. LAURA FAVER DIAS) Provides that the Act may be referred to as the Voluntary Do Not Sell Firearms Act. Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that a person may voluntarily waive his or her firearm rights by filing a voluntary waiver, in a form determined by the Illinois State Police, with the clerk of a circuit court. Provides that the person shall also surrender any current Firearm Owner's Identification Card or concealed carry license that has been issued to the person. Provides that the clerk of the circuit court must request a physical or scanned copy of photo identification to verify the person's identity prior to accepting the form. Provides that the person filing the form may provide the name of a family member, mental health professional, substance use disorder professional, or other person to be contacted if the filer attempts to purchase a firearm while the voluntary waiver of firearm rights is in effect or if the filer applies to have the voluntary waiver revoked. Provides that a person who has filed a voluntary waiver of firearm rights may file a revocation of the voluntary waiver if at least 7 calendar days have passed since the voluntary waiver was initially filed. Provides that a person who knowingly makes a false statement regarding the person's identity on the voluntary waiver of firearm rights form or revocation of waiver of firearm rights form is guilty of a Class 2 felony. Provides that the Illinois State Police shall develop a voluntary waiver of firearm rights form, a revocation of voluntary waiver of firearm rights form, and instructions for the surrender of firearms. Provides that records produced pursuant to the amendatory Act are not subject to disclosure as public records under the Freedom of Information Act. Amends the Freedom of Information Act and the Firearm Dealer License Certification Act to make conforming changes. Effective immediately.
 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:   HB4744
 
HB5178ELEC CD-FIREARMS POLLING PLACE (REP. BOB MORGAN) Amends the Election Code. Provides that any person who carries or possess a firearm while present in a polling place, except a peace officer in the performance of his or her official duties, shall be guilty of a Class C misdemeanor.
 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:   HB5178
 
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
 
HB5319MICROSTAMPING-ENABLED PISTOL (REP. KAM BUCKNER) Creates the Microstamping-Enabled Pistols Act. Provides that the Director of the Illinois State Police or the Director's designee shall: (1) within 180 days after the effective date of the Act, engage in and complete an investigation to certify the technological viability of microstamping-enabled pistols. Provides that this investigation shall include live-fire testing evidence; and (2) within 180 days after the effective date of the Act, certify or decline to certify that microstamping-enabled pistols are technologically viable. Establishes procedures that the Illinois State Police must follow after a certification by the Illinois State Police that microstamping-enabled pistols are technologically viable. Provides that it is unlawful for any dealer in firearms licensed under the Firearm Dealer License Certification Act to sell, offer for sale, exchange, give, transfer or deliver any semiautomatic pistol unless such pistol has been verified as a microstamping-enabled pistol. Provides that a dealer who violates this provision is guilty of a Class 3 felony. Provides that the penalty provisions are operative either 4 years after certification that microstamping-enabled pistols are technologically viable by the Director of the Illinois State Police or the Director's designee, or one year after a person association, partnership, corporation, or other entity has been licensed to engage in the business of servicing firearms and their components to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Act, whichever is earlier. Effective immediately.
 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:   HB5319
 
SB44FIREARM SURRENDER-ORD PROTECT (SEN. DON HARMON) Amends the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986. Provides that if the respondent to an order of protection issued is required to surrender any firearms, the order of protection shall also include an order to surrender firearms. Requires the respondent to surrender any firearms under an order to surrender on the day the respondent is served with the order of protection. Requires the law enforcement agency receiving any surrendered firearms to provide a statement of receipt of any firearm to the respondent and the court. Provides that the failure to surrender any firearm within 24 hours to the individual or law enforcement agency under an order to surrender firearms shall constitute contempt of court for the violation of the terms of the order of protection. Requires the Supreme Court to adopt a form for an order to surrender firearms and update any existing forms for an order of protection to reflect the changes made by the amendatory Act. 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. Provides that if any Firearm Owner's Identification Card of the respondent is revoked, the period of surrender shall be for the duration of the order of protection or 2 years, whichever is longer. Restricts a respondent who has surrendered a firearm from purchasing, possessing, or having access to a firearm for the period of surrender. Provides that, upon expiration of the period of surrender, any surrendered firearm may only be returned to a respondent if a judicial officer has signed an order to release firearms stating that the order of protection is no longer in effect and the period of surrender has expired. Makes conforming changes in the Act, the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act, and the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963.
 Current Status:   6/12/2023 - Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Don Harmon
 Recent Status:   3/10/2023 - Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
3/10/2023 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
 State Bill Page:   SB44
 
SB754REGULATION-TECH (SEN. JULIE MORRISON; REP. BOB MORGAN) Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 - Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that no person may acquire or possess any prepackaged explosive components within this State without having in his or her possession a Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued in his or her name by the Department of State Police. Provides exemptions. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits unlawful sale or delivery of prepackaged explosive components when he or she knowingly sells or gives prepackaged explosive components to a person who is disqualified under the Firearm Owner's Identification Card Act; sells or transfers prepackaged explosive components to a person who does not display to the seller or transferor of the prepackaged explosive components a currently valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card that has previously been issued in the transferee's name by the Department of State Police under the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act; or sells or gives prepackaged explosive components while engaged in the business of selling prepackaged explosive components at wholesale or retail without being licensed as a federal firearms dealer under the federal Gun Control Act of 1968. Provides that any person who is convicted of unlawful sale or delivery of prepackaged explosive components commits a Class 4 felony. Defines "prepackaged explosive components". Makes other changes. Effective July 1, 2023.
 Current Status:   5/2/2023 - House Judiciary - Criminal
 Recent Status:   4/28/2023 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
4/25/2023 - House Judiciary - Criminal
 State Bill Page:   SB754
 
SB2055MICROSTAMPING FUNDING PROGRAM (SEN. RAM VILLIVALAM) Creates the Microstamping Funding Program Act. Provides that the State shall establish a grant program for law enforcement officers for microstamp-ready firearms. Provides that the grant program shall be administered by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority. Provides for the administration of the program. Amends the School Code. Requires school boards to develop a trauma response protocol that shall be implemented in response to a traumatic event at a school, including, but not limited to, a shooting at the school. Sets forth various requirements for the protocol, including response by hospitals, trauma intervention services, and community engagement. Provides that all moneys in the Trauma Response Fund shall be paid as grants to school districts to implement the trauma response protocol. 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 Developmental Disability and Mental Disability Services Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to establish family centers throughout the State to provide counseling and mental health services to families who are indigent. Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that each local law enforcement agency shall issue a firearm permit to an applicant who seeks the purchase of a firearm to verify the identity of the purchaser and shall complete a full criminal background check of the applicant that includes obtaining fingerprints from the prospective firearm purchaser. Provides that each local law enforcement agency shall keep records of those permits and make them available to the Illinois State Police through the Law Enforcement Agencies Data System (LEADS). Amends various other Acts to make conforming changes. Effective immediately.
 Current Status:   2/9/2023 - Referred to Senate Assignments
 Recent Status:   2/9/2023 - FIRST READING
2/9/2023 - Filed with Secretary by Sen. Ram Villivalam
 State Bill Page:   SB2055
 
SB2425CONCEALED CARRY-FOREST PRESERV (SEN. RAM VILLIVALAM) Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that nothing in the Act prohibits a forest preserve district from prohibiting persons from carrying a firearm into any botanic garden, campground, aquatic center, grounds of an aquatic center, boat launch, boating center, athletic venue, picnic grove, nature center, grounds of a nature center, pavilion, grounds of a pavilion, golf course, parking lot, driving range, adventure course, grounds of an adventure course, zipline building, grounds of a zipline, equestrian center, grounds of an equestrian center, exercise venue, grounds of an exercise venue, any Illinois nature preserve, land and water reserve, or any public or private gathering or special event conducted on property that requires the issuance of a permit. Defines "grounds".
 Current Status:   3/10/2023 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
 Recent Status:   3/9/2023 - To Subcommittee on Firearms
2/28/2023 - Assigned to Senate Executive
 State Bill Page:   SB2425
 
SB2633FIREARMS-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (SEN. CELINA VILLANUEVA) Amends the Firearms Restraining Order Act to include in the definition of "petitioner" an intimate partner. Amends the Protective Orders Article of the Code of Criminal Procedures of 1963 and the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986. Provides that, if the petitioner seeks a court order prohibiting the respondent from possessing firearms, firearm ammunition, and firearm parts that could be assembled to make an operable firearm, the court shall immediately issue a search warrant directing seizure of firearms at the time an ex parte or final order of protection is issued, if the court finds, based on the facts presented that: (1) probable cause exists that the respondent possesses firearms, ammunition, or firearm parts that could be assembled to make an operable firearm; (2) probable cause exists to believe that the respondent poses a danger of causing personal injury to the petitioner or child by having in the respondent, custody or control, or by purchasing, possessing, or receiving a firearm, ammunition, or firearm parts that could be assembled to make an operable firearm and that the danger is imminent and present; and probable cause exists that firearms, ammunition, or firearm parts that could be assembled to make an operable firearm are located at the residence, vehicle, or other property of the respondent.
 Current Status:   5/17/2024 - Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
 Recent Status:   5/17/2024 - Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 24, 2024
5/3/2024 - Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 17, 2024
 State Bill Page:   SB2633
 
SB2720VEH CD-NO RENEWAL DL (SEN. JULIE MORRISON) Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Secretary of State may not issue to or allow the renewal or retention of a driver's license or permit by anyone who possesses a revoked Firearm Owner's Identification Card unless: (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 Illinois State Police. Amends the Firearm Owner's Identification Card Act. Provides that the Illinois State Police shall provide the Secretary with a notice of any individual who fails to surrender a revoked Firearm Owner's Identification Card.
 Current Status:   5/17/2024 - Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 24, 2024
 Recent Status:   5/3/2024 - Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 17, 2024
4/12/2024 - Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 3, 2024
 State Bill Page:   SB2720
 
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