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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 adding
5Section 24-2.3 as follows:
6    (720 ILCS 5/24-2.3 new)
7    Sec. 24-2.3. Possession of explosive substances.
8    (a) A person commits possession of explosive substances
9when he or she knowingly possesses triacetone triperoxide
10(TATP) or hexamethylene triperoxide diamine (HMTD).
11    (b) Nothing in this Section prohibits:
12        (1) the authorized manufacture, transportation,
13    distribution, use, or possession of any material,
14    substance, or device by a member of the armed forces of the
15    United States, fire fighters, or law enforcement officers;
16        (2) the manufacture, transportation, distribution,
17    use, or possession of any material, substance, or device to
18    be used solely for scientific research, educational
19    purposes, or for any lawful purpose, subject to the
20    provisions of Chapter 425 of the Illinois Compiled
21    Statutes; or
22        (3) the lawful manufacture of ammunition by a person
23    for his or her own lawful use.



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1    (c) Sentence. Possession of explosive substances is a Class
24 felony.