Bill Status of SB3709 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: FOID&CRIM CD-PRIVATE&GANG
Sen. Dan Kotowski - Mattie Hunter - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Jeffrey M. Schoenberg, Iris Y. Martinez, Ira I. Silverstein, Heather Steans, Emil Jones, III, Susan Garrett, Kimberly A. Lightford and Terry Link
|Session Sine Die
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Requires a person who is not a federally licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer and who desires to sell or transfer a firearm of a size that may be concealed upon the person to another person, who is not a federally licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer, to do so only at the place of business of a federally licensed firearm dealer. Provides that the federally licensed firearm dealer shall conduct a background check on the prospective recipient of the firearm and follow all other applicable federal, State, and local laws as if he were the seller of the firearm. Provides that the purchaser or transferee may be required by the federally licensed firearm dealer to pay a fee not to exceed $10 per firearm, plus any applicable fees. Makes exceptions for (i) the transfer of a firearm between spouses, a parent and child, or a grandparent and grandchild, (ii) transfers by persons acting pursuant to operation of law or a court order, or (iii) transfers on the grounds of a gun show. Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that a person who knowingly sells or gives any firearm to any person who is a street gang member is guilty of a Class 1 felony. Effective immediately.