HB 4240

  • Illinois House Bill
  • 101st Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Firearm Carry-Corrections

Abstract

Amends the Illinois Police Training Act. Defines "retired law enforcement officer qualified under federal law" for purposes of the Act to permit the carrying of a concealed firearm. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Permits employed and qualified retired State correctional officers and county correctional officers to carry their own firearms off-duty without being in violation of the unlawful use of weapons and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon statutes if they meet certain training requirements. Provides that employed and qualified retired State correctional officers and county correctional officers shall carry a photographic identification and a valid annual firearm certificate while carrying their own firearms off-duty. Provides that the exemption only applies to correctional officers who have custody and control over inmates in an adult correctional facility. Effective immediately.

Bill Sponsors (1)

Thomas M. Bennett

  • Republican
  • lower
  • 106
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Feb 05, 2020

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin

Feb 04, 2020

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Darren Bailey

Jan 27, 2020

House

Referred to Rules Committee

House

First Reading

Jan 23, 2020

House

Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Thomas M. Bennett

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