Bill Status of HB4721 100th General Assembly
Short Description: CORRECTIONS OFF-CARRY FIREARM
Rep. Natalie Phelps Finnie
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Exempts from a violation of the unlawful use of weapons and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon statutes concerning the carrying of firearms, the carrying or possessing of firearms by wardens, superintendents and keepers of prisons, penitentiaries, jails and other institutions for the detention of persons accused or convicted of an offense, whether or not the firearms are carried while in the performance of their official duty or whether or not they are commuting between their homes and places of employment (currently, if the corrections officer is not a holder of a concealed carry license, he or she may carry a firearm outside his or her land or outside his or her own abode, legal dwelling, or fixed place of business, or outside the land or outside the legal dwelling of another person as an invitee with that person's permission, only while in the performance of his or her official duty, or while commuting between his or her home and place of employment).