HB 1296

  • Illinois House Bill
  • 97th Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Foid Card Act-Private Sale


Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that a person who is not a federally licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer and who desires to sell or transfer a firearm of a size that may be concealed upon the person to another person, who is not a federally licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer, shall do so only at the place of business of a federally licensed firearm dealer. Provides that the federally licensed firearm dealer shall conduct a background check on the prospective recipient of the firearm and follow all other applicable federal, State, and local laws as if he or she were the seller of the firearm. Provides that the purchaser or transferee may be required by the federally licensed firearm dealer to pay a fee not to exceed $10 per firearm, plus other authorized fees. Makes exceptions for (i) the transfer of a firearm between spouses, a parent and child, or other family members, (ii) transfers by persons acting pursuant to operation of law or a court order, or (iii) transfers on the grounds of a gun show. Provides that the Department of State Police shall develop an Internet based system for individuals to request the Department of State Police to conduct an instant criminal background check prior to the sale or transfer of a handgun. Provides that the Department of State Police shall have the system completed and available for use by July 1, 2012.

Bill Sponsors (1)


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Jan 08, 2013


Session Sine Die

Apr 15, 2011


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

Mar 29, 2011


Second Reading - Standard Debate


Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate

Mar 09, 2011


Do Pass / Standard Debate Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee; 006-005-000


Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Standard Debate

Mar 08, 2011


Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie

Feb 14, 2011


Assigned to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee

Feb 09, 2011


First Reading


Referred to Rules Committee

Feb 08, 2011


Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Harry Osterman

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