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(430 ILCS 66/25)
Qualifications for a license.
The Department shall issue a license to an applicant completing an application in accordance with Section 30 of this Act if the person:
(1) is at least 21 years of age;
(2) has a currently valid Firearm Owner's
Identification Card and at the time of application meets the requirements for the issuance of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card and is not prohibited under the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act or federal law from possessing or receiving a firearm;
(3) has not been convicted or found guilty in this
State or in any other state of:
(A) a misdemeanor involving the use or threat of
physical force or violence to any person within the 5 years preceding the date of the license application; or
(B) 2 or more violations related to driving
while under the influence of alcohol, other drug or drugs, intoxicating compound or compounds, or any combination thereof, within the 5 years preceding the date of the license application;
(4) is not the subject of a pending arrest warrant,
prosecution, or proceeding for an offense or action that could lead to disqualification to own or possess a firearm;
(5) has not been in residential or court-ordered
treatment for alcoholism, alcohol detoxification, or drug treatment within the 5 years immediately preceding the date of the license application; and
(6) has completed firearms training and any
education component required under Section 75 of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 98-63, eff. 7-9-13; 98-756, eff. 7-16-14.)