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 Bill Status of HB6303  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jim Durkin - Arthur Turner - Jaime M. Andrade, Jr. - Edward J. Acevedo - Ron Sandack, Kelly M. Cassidy, Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Patricia R. Bellock, Christian L. Mitchell, Michelle Mussman, John M. Cabello, Michael P. McAuliffe, Jack D. Franks, Carol Ammons, Linda Chapa LaVia, Will Guzzardi, Natalie A. Manley, Martin J. Moylan, Emanuel Chris Welch, Ann M. Williams, Robert Martwick, Barbara Flynn Currie, Carol Sente, Frances Ann Hurley, Deb Conroy and Rita Mayfield

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Christine Radogno - Michael E. Hastings - Sue Rezin - Chris Nybo - Matt Murphy, Michael Connelly, Jacqueline Y. Collins, Kwame Raoul, Michael Noland, Julie A. Morrison, Thomas Cullerton, Don Harmon, Laura M. Murphy, Melinda Bush, Mattie Hunter and Napoleon Harris, III)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/23/2016HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0885

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/24-3B new
730 ILCS 5/5-5-3from Ch. 38, par. 1005-5-3

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of firearms trafficking. Provides that a person commits the offense when he or she has not been issued a currently valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card and knowingly brings, or causes to be brought, into the State, a firearm or firearm ammunition, or both, for the purpose of sale, delivery, or transfer to any other person or with the intent to sell, deliver, or transfer the firearm or firearm ammunition to any other person. Provides that firearms trafficking is a Class 1 felony for which the person, if sentenced to a term of imprisonment, shall be sentenced to not less than 4 years and not more than 20 years. Provides that firearms trafficking by a person who has been previously convicted of firearms trafficking, gunrunning, or a felony offense for the unlawful sale, delivery, or transfer of a firearm or firearm ammunition in this State or another jurisdiction is a Class X felony. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that a period of probation, a term of periodic imprisonment or conditional discharge shall not be imposed when the person has been found guilty of firearms trafficking involving both a firearm and firearm ammunition. Provides that the court shall sentence the offender to not less than the minimum term of imprisonment for the offense. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that the offense of firearms trafficking does not apply to: (1) a person exempt under the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act from the requirement of having possession of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued in his or her name by the Department of State Police in order to acquire or possess a firearm or firearm ammunition; (2) a common carrier under the exemption from unlawful use of weapons violations under the Criminal Code of 2012; or (3) a non-resident who may lawfully possess a firearm in his or her resident state.

DateChamber Action
  2/11/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jim Durkin
  2/11/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  2/11/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  2/11/2016HouseFirst Reading
  2/11/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/25/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  2/25/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  3/23/2016HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  4/4/2016HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 015-000-000
  4/5/2016HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/5/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  4/5/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/6/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  4/6/2016HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/6/2016HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  4/13/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello
  4/13/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  4/13/2016HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  4/13/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/13/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/13/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/13/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  4/13/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  4/13/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  4/13/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  4/13/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  4/13/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Martwick
  4/13/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  4/14/2016SenateArrive in Senate
  4/14/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/14/2016SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Christine Radogno
  4/14/2016SenateFirst Reading
  4/14/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/14/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  4/14/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Sue Rezin
  4/14/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Chris Nybo
  4/14/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Matt Murphy
  4/14/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
  4/27/2016SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  5/3/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/4/2016SenateTo Subcommittee on Firearms (JU)
  5/6/2016SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Christine Radogno
  5/6/2016SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/10/2016SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Judiciary
  5/10/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  5/12/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  5/12/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  5/13/2016SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 27, 2016
  5/17/2016SenateReported Back To Judiciary; 003-000-000
  5/17/2016SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/18/2016SenateDo Pass as Amended Judiciary; 011-000-000
  5/18/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 19, 2016
  5/18/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  5/24/2016SenateSecond Reading
  5/24/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 25, 2016
  5/24/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  5/27/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  5/27/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  5/27/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/27/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  5/27/2016SenateThird Reading - Passed; 051-000-000
  5/29/2016HouseArrived in House
  5/29/2016HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/29/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Sandack
  5/29/2016HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Jim Durkin
  5/29/2016HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/30/2016HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  5/30/2016HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  5/30/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Sandack
  5/30/2016HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Sandack
  5/30/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  5/30/2016HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 015-000-000
  5/31/2016HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 117-000-000
  5/31/2016HouseHouse Concurs
  5/31/2016HousePassed Both Houses
  5/31/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
  5/31/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  5/31/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  5/31/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  6/27/2016HouseSent to the Governor
  8/23/2016HouseGovernor Approved
  8/23/2016HouseEffective Date August 23, 2016
  8/23/2016HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0885

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