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Full Text of HB4502  100th General Assembly

HB4502 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
HB4502

 

Introduced , by Rep. Brian W. Stewart

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
720 ILCS 5/24.8-0.1
720 ILCS 5/24.8-1.5 new
720 ILCS 5/24.8-5

    Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that all imitation handguns shall be sold from behind the counter, in an age restricted area, or in a sealed display case. Provides that a violation is a Class B misdemeanor. Defines "imitation handgun" as an air gun, air pistol, B-B gun, paint ball gun, pellet gun, or any other implement that is not a firearm but is designed to resemble and has the appearance of a handgun whether or not the implement is capable of firing any shot, bullet, or other missile.


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CORRECTIONAL BUDGET AND IMPACT NOTE ACT MAY APPLY

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

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1    AN ACT concerning criminal law.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Criminal Code of 2012 is amended by changing
5Sections 24.8-0.1 and 24.8-5 and by adding Section 24.8-1.5 as
6follows:
 
7    (720 ILCS 5/24.8-0.1)
8    Sec. 24.8-0.1. Definitions. As used in this Article:
9    "Air rifle" means and includes any air gun, air pistol,
10spring gun, spring pistol, B-B gun, paint ball gun, pellet gun
11or any implement that is not a firearm which impels a breakable
12paint ball containing washable marking colors or, a pellet
13constructed of hard plastic, steel, lead or other hard
14materials with a force that reasonably is expected to cause
15bodily harm.
16    "Dealer" means any person, copartnership, association or
17corporation engaged in the business of selling at retail or
18renting any of the articles included in the definition of "air
19rifle".
20    "Imitation handgun" means any air gun, air pistol, B-B gun,
21paint ball gun, pellet gun, or any other implement that is not
22a firearm but is designed to resemble and has the appearance of
23a handgun whether or not the implement is capable of firing any

 

 

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1shot, bullet, or other missile.
2    "Municipalities" include cities, villages, incorporated
3towns and townships.
4(Source: P.A. 97-1108, eff. 1-1-13.)
 
5    (720 ILCS 5/24.8-1.5 new)
6    Sec. 24.8-1.5. Display of imitation firearms. All
7imitation handguns shall be sold from behind the counter, in an
8age restricted area, or in a sealed display case. A violation
9of this Section is a Class B misdemeanor.
 
10    (720 ILCS 5/24.8-5)
11    Sec. 24.8-5. Sentence. A violation of this Article, except
12a violation of Section 24.8-1.5, is a petty offense. The State
13Police or any sheriff or police officer shall seize, take,
14remove or cause to be removed at the expense of the owner, any
15air rifle sold or used in any manner in violation of this
16Article.
17(Source: P.A. 97-1108, eff. 1-1-13.)