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 Bill Status of HB5897  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Robert F. Flider - Paul D. Froehlich - Sidney H. Mathias and Daniel V. Beiser

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/24-3from Ch. 38, par. 24-3
720 ILCS 5/24-3.7 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that a person who sells or gives any firearm to any person who has been convicted of a felony under the laws of this State or any other jurisdiction is guilty of a Class 3 (rather than a Class 4) felony. Creates the offense of use of a stolen firearm in the commission of an offense. Provides that a person commits the offense when he or she knowingly uses a stolen firearm in the commission of any offense and the person knows that the firearm was stolen. Provides that a violation is a Class 2 felony.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robert F. Flider
  2/15/2008HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/21/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  2/21/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  3/13/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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