State of Illinois
2009 and 2010


Introduced 2/24/2009, by Rep. Tom Cross - Donald L. Moffitt


430 ILCS 65/1   from Ch. 38, par. 83-1

    Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a legislative declaration.

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1     AN ACT concerning safety.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Firearm Owners Identification Card Act is
5 amended by changing Section 1 as follows:
6     (430 ILCS 65/1)  (from Ch. 38, par. 83-1)
7     Sec. 1. It is hereby declared as a matter of legislative
8 determination that that in order to promote and protect the
9 health, safety and welfare of the public, it is necessary and
10 in the public interest to provide a system of identifying
11 persons who are not qualified to acquire or possess firearms,
12 firearm ammunition, stun guns, and tasers within the State of
13 Illinois by the establishment of a system of Firearm Owner's
14 Identification Cards, thereby establishing a practical and
15 workable system by which law enforcement authorities will be
16 afforded an opportunity to identify those persons who are
17 prohibited by Section 24-3.1 of the "Criminal Code of 1961", as
18 amended, from acquiring or possessing firearms and firearm
19 ammunition and who are prohibited by this Act from acquiring
20 stun guns and tasers.
21 (Source: P.A. 94-6, eff. 1-1-06.)