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 Bill Status of HB0132  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  CRIM CD - ASSAULT WEAPONS

House Sponsors
Rep. Edward J. Acevedo - Kelly M. Cassidy - Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Emanuel Chris Welch and Deborah Mell

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 140/7.5
20 ILCS 2610/24 new
430 ILCS 65/3from Ch. 38, par. 83-3
430 ILCS 65/8from Ch. 38, par. 83-8
720 ILCS 5/24-1.9 new
720 ILCS 5/24-1.10 new
720 ILCS 5/24-3A
720 ILCS 5/24-4.1 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Exempts assault weapon registration affidavits. Amends the State Police Act. Authorizes emergency procurement for an assault weapon registration system. Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Raises penalty for failure to keep a firearm transfer record. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that after the effective date, it is unlawful to knowingly deliver, sell, or purchase a semi-automatic assault weapon, attachment, .50 caliber rifle, or .50 caliber cartridge. Prohibits possession of these weapons and attachments, 270 days after the effective date. Allows possession of a weapon or attachment possessed before the effective date if the person provides a registration affidavit. Provides that a retired peace officer may possess a weapon or attachment, if lawfully acquired and possessed prior to retirement and a registration affidavit filed. Provides that the person or retired peace officer may only transfer the weapon or attachment to an heir, an individual residing in another state, or a licensed federal firearms dealer. Establishes registration fees. Provides that 60 days after the effective date, it is unlawful to knowingly deliver, sell, purchase, or possess a large capacity ammunition feeding device. Provides exemptions and penalties. Raises gunrunning penalties. Provides that a person who possesses or acquires a handgun, semi-automatic assault weapon, assault weapon attachment, .50 caliber rifle, .50 caliber cartridge, or large capacity ammunition feeding device and later loses or has it stolen, must report the loss or theft to law enforcement. Provides severability. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  1/14/2013HouseFirst Reading
  1/14/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/8/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/13/2013HouseAssigned to Judiciary
  2/27/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  3/7/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Mell
  3/14/2013HouseTo Firearms Subcommittee
  3/22/2013HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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