Bill Status of SB2787  102nd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. John O. Jones

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/24-11 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that the provisions of any ordinance or resolution adopted by any unit of local government that impose restrictions or limitations on the acquisition, possession, transportation, storage, purchase, sale, or other dealing in firearms and firearm ammunition, components, accessories, and accoutrements for firearms that do not provide an exception for the use or possession of a firearm for the act of self-defense or defense of another when on one's land or in one's abode or fixed place of business are invalid, and all those existing ordinances and resolutions are void. Provides that a unit of local government, including a home rule unit, may not regulate the possession or use of a firearm kept for self-defense or defense of another and may not regulate ammunition, components, accessories, or accoutrements for such firearm. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/20/2006SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John O. Jones
  1/20/2006SenateFirst Reading
  1/20/2006SenateReferred to Rules
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die