HB 5535

  • Illinois House Bill
  • 102nd Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Firearms Violations

Abstract

Creates the Commission on Interstate and Intrastate Trafficking of Firearms Act. Creates the Commission on Interstate and Intrastate Trafficking of Firearms within the Illinois State Police to assess the current needs relating to firearms trafficking and advise the Governor and General Assembly on necessary strategies to reduce illegal firearms trafficking. Provides for the membership of the Commission. Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act 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. Makes other changes.

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Jul 25, 2022

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah

Jul 12, 2022

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman

Jul 11, 2022

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark L. Walker

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield

Jul 08, 2022

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy

Jul 07, 2022

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Margaret Croke

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling

Feb 18, 2022

House

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

House

House Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Feb 15, 2022

House

House Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Criminal Committee

Feb 09, 2022

House

Assigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee

House

House Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee

House

House Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Denyse Wang Stoneback

Jan 31, 2022

House

First Reading

House

Referred to Rules Committee

Jan 28, 2022

House

Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Denyse Wang Stoneback

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House Amendment 001 HTML PDF

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