TITLE 20: CORRECTIONS, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER II: DEPARTMENT OF STATE POLICE
PART 1235 FIREARM TRANSFER INQUIRY PROGRAM
SECTION 1235.20 DEFINITIONS


 

Section 1235.20  Definitions

 

Unless specified otherwise, all terms shall have the meaning set forth in Section 1.1 of the Firearm Owner's Identification Card Act [430 ILCS 65/1.1].

 

"Act" means Firearm Owner's Identification Card Act [430 ILCS 65].

 

"Dealer" means a federally-licensed firearm dealer under the provisions of 18 U.S.C. 921 et seq.

 

"Department" means the Illinois Department of State Police.

 

"Firearm Transfer Inquiry Program" means the functional unit within the Bureau of Identification of the Department responsible for providing federally-licensed firearm dealers in the State of Illinois with a dial-up telephone system to determine the current eligibility of a transferee to acquire firearms.

 

"Transfer" means selling, assigning, pledging, leasing, loaning, giving away, pawning, redeeming, or otherwise disposing of firearms occurring at a single point in time. Transfer of more than one firearm to a single transferee at a single point in time is considered a single transfer.

 

"Transferee" means the recipient of a transfer.

 

(Source:  Amended at 22 Ill. Reg. 16635, effective September 8, 1998)