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 Bill Status of SB1331  94th General Assembly

Short Description:  FIREARMS ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. James A. DeLeo - Emil Jones, Jr. - Jacqueline Y. Collins

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/14/2005SenateThird Reading - Lost; 024-031-000

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Firearms Act. Contains only a short title provision.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
New Act
Adds reference to:
720 ILCS 5/47-5

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that it is a public nuisance to operate a business that sells or delivers firearms without taking reasonable precautions to ensure that the firearms are not to be used or possessed illegally by the purchaser or transferee, or acquired by an individual without complying with procedures required by law for the sale or transfer of firearms. Provides that the precautions shall include, but are not limited to, the refusal to sell a firearm to a person: (i) the seller or deliverer knows or has reason to know is purchasing the firearm on behalf of another person who could not legally purchase the firearm, (ii) that has provided a home address in a municipality or county in which possession of that type of firearm is illegal, and (iii) the seller or deliverer otherwise knows or has reason to know will use the firearm illegally.

DateChamber Action
  2/18/2005SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  2/18/2005SenateChief Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, Jr.
  2/18/2005SenateFirst Reading
  2/18/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  2/24/2005SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/9/2005SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  3/16/2005SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  3/17/2005SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 008-001-001
  3/17/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 6, 2005
  4/11/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  4/11/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  4/11/2005SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  4/11/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive
  4/12/2005SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. James A. DeLeo
  4/12/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Held in Executive
  4/13/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 007-006-000
  4/13/2005SenateSecond Reading
  4/13/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Silverstein
  4/13/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 14, 2005
  4/14/2005SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/14/2005SenateThird Reading - Lost; 024-031-000

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