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 Bill Status of SB0016  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  ASSAULT WEAPONS BAN-TECH

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Antonio Munoz - Dan Kotowski - John J. Cullerton - Mattie Hunter - Rickey R. Hendon, Jacqueline Y. Collins, Iris Y. Martinez, Kimberly A. Lightford, James T. Meeks, Martin A. Sandoval and Kwame Raoul

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Assault Weapons Ban Act of 2007. Contains only a short title provision.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
New Act
Adds reference to:
720 ILCS 5/24-1.8 new
720 ILCS 5/24-1.9 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that 90 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act, it is unlawful for any person within this State to knowingly manufacture, deliver, sell, purchase, or possess or cause to be manufactured, delivered, sold, purchased, or possessed a semi-automatic assault weapon, an assault weapon attachment, any .50 caliber rifle, or .50 caliber cartridge. Provides that beginning 90 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act, it is unlawful for any person within this State to knowingly manufacture, deliver, sell, purchase, or possess or cause to be manufactured, delivered, sold, purchased, or possessed a large capacity ammunition feeding device. Provides that these provisions do not apply to a person who possessed a prohibited weapon, device, or attachment before the effective date of this amendatory Act if the person has provided proof of ownership to the Department of State Police within 90 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act. Provides that on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act, such person may transfer such device only to an heir, an individual residing in another state maintaining that device in another state, or a dealer licensed as a federal firearms dealer. Specifies penalties for violations. Provides exemptions. Provides that the provisions of the Act are severable. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/31/2007SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Emil Jones, Jr.
  1/31/2007SenateFirst Reading
  1/31/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  2/7/2007SenateAssigned to Public Health
  2/21/2007SenatePostponed - Public Health
  2/23/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  2/23/2007SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Antonio Munoz
  2/23/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  2/23/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John J. Cullerton
  2/23/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/23/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Rickey R. Hendon
  3/1/2007SenatePostponed - Public Health
  3/1/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/5/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Antonio Munoz
  3/5/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  3/6/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Public Health
  3/6/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/7/2007SenateDo Pass as Amended Public Health; 008-002-000
  3/7/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 8, 2007
  3/7/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/7/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. James T. Meeks
  3/19/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  5/31/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  12/3/2007SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Rules
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

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