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 Bill Status of HB4901  97th General Assembly

Short Description:  CRIMINAL LAW-TECH

House Sponsors
Rep. Michael Unes - Dennis M. Reboletti - Jim Sacia

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. William R. Haine)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/10/2012HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0936

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/1-3from Ch. 38, par. 1-3

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the applicability of the common law.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
720 ILCS 5/1-3
Adds reference to:
720 ILCS 5/24-2

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Changes the exemption from the unlawful use of weapons statute and the aggravated unlawful use of a weapon statute for military re-enacting. Provides that the exemption applies to a person possessing a rifle with a barrel or barrels less than 16 inches in length if: (A) the person has been issued a Curios and Relics license from the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; or (B) the person is an active member of a bona fide, nationally recognized military re-enacting group and the modification is required and necessary to accurately portray the weapon for historical re-enactment purposes; the re-enactor is in possession of a valid and current re-enacting group membership credential; and the overall length of the weapon as modified is not less than 26 inches. Retains provision that during transportation, any such weapon shall be broken down in a non-functioning state, or not immediately accessible.

DateChamber Action
  2/3/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Tom Cross
  2/3/2012HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  2/3/2012HouseFirst Reading
  2/3/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/29/2012HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/1/2012HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Michael Unes
  3/1/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Michael Unes
  3/1/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/5/2012HouseRe-assigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  3/5/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  3/6/2012HouseMotion Filed to Suspend Rule 25 Agriculture & Conservation Committee; Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  3/6/2012HouseMotion to Suspend Rule 25 - Prevailed by Voice Vote
  3/6/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Agriculture & Conservation Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/6/2012HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 015-000-000
  3/7/2012HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/9/2012HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/9/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/21/2012HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 096-007-001
  3/21/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  3/22/2012SenateArrive in Senate
  3/22/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 23, 2012
  3/27/2012SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. William R. Haine
  3/28/2012SenateFirst Reading
  3/28/2012SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/11/2012SenateAssigned to Public Health
  4/25/2012SenateDo Pass Public Health; 007-000-000
  4/25/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 26, 2012
  5/2/2012SenateSecond Reading
  5/2/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 3, 2012
  5/17/2012SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/17/2012HousePassed Both Houses
  6/15/2012HouseSent to the Governor
  8/10/2012HouseGovernor Approved
  8/10/2012HouseEffective Date January 1, 2013
  8/10/2012HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0936

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