HB 2481

  • Illinois House Bill
  • 100th Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Possession & Use Of Silencers

Abstract

Amends the Wildlife Code. Removes the prohibition on the use of a silencer or other device to muffle or mute the sound of the explosion or report resulting from the firing of any gun. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits the offense of unlawful use of weapons when he knowingly uses, attaches, or possesses with the intent to use or attach any device or attachment of any kind for silencing the report of any handgun, unless the use, attachment, or possession with the intent to use the device or attachment is on the premises of a firing or shooting range; or possess any device or attachment of any kind designed, used, or intended for use in silencing the report of any other firearm if the device or attachment is not possessed in compliance with the National Firearms Act. Provides that a person commits the offense of unlawful sale or delivery of firearms when he or she knowingly transfers or gives a suppressor or silencer to a person not authorized to possess the suppressor or silencer under federal law. Provides that a violation of this provision is a Class 3 felony. Effective immediately.

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Jan 08, 2019

House

Session Sine Die

Apr 03, 2017

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer

Mar 31, 2017

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II

House

Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Mar 15, 2017

House

To Firearms and Firearm Safety Subcommittee

Feb 22, 2017

House

Assigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee

Feb 08, 2017

House

Referred to Rules Committee

House

First Reading

Feb 07, 2017

House

Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Brandon W. Phelps

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