Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that upon receiving a request from a law enforcement agency regarding records maintained within its Firearm Transfer Inquiry Program, the Department of State Police shall require in writing, at a minimum, the following information: (i) the requesting agency name; (ii) the agency case or control number; (iii) the reason for the request; (iv) the requestor's name and identification number; (v) the contact information for the requestor; (vi) the requestor's signature and the date of the request; (vii) the name and identification number of the supervisor approving the request; (viii) whether the request is for information pertaining to a current Firearm Owner's Identification Card or to all Firearm Owner's Identification Cards that have been issued to an individual; (ix) a return fax number; and (x) the Firearm Owner's Identification Card information relating to the individual for whom an inquiry has been made. Provides that a person, who is not a federally licensed firearm dealer, who desires to transfer or sell a firearm while that person is on the grounds of a gun show, must prior to the sale or transfer of the firearm: (1) request the Department of State Police to conduct a background check on the transferor and the prospective transferee of a firearm; (2) provide certain information to the Department; and (3) receive an approval from the Department that, after a background check was conducted, nothing in the records accessed by the Department prohibits, based on State or federal law, the purchaser from purchasing or possessing a firearm. Provides that the Department of State Police may collect a fee to conduct the background check not to exceed $2. Provides that failure to comply with these requirements is a Class A misdemeanor. Provides that failure to comply with these requirements is a Class 2 felony if the person has 2 or more previous convictions for these violations.
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that a person who is not a federally licensed firearm dealer and who desires to transfer or sell a firearm while that person is on the grounds of a gun show must, before selling or transferring the firearm, request the Department of State Police to conduct a background check on the prospective recipient of the firearm. Provides that if the receipt of a firearm does not violate federal or State law, the Department of State Police shall: (1) assign a unique identification number to the transfer; and (2) provide the licensee, gun show promoter, or gun show vendor with the number. Effective immediately.
State Mandates Fiscal Note (Dept. of Commerce & Econ Opportunity)
Does not create a state mandate under the State Mandates Act.