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Full Text of SB0916  102nd General Assembly




State of Illinois
2021 and 2022


Introduced 2/25/2021, by Sen. Don Harmon


5 ILCS 830/10-5

    Amends the Gun Trafficking Information Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning gun trafficking information.

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1    AN ACT concerning government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Gun Trafficking Information Act is amended
5by changing Section 10-5 as follows:
6    (5 ILCS 830/10-5)
7    Sec. 10-5. Gun trafficking information.
8    (a) The The Department of State Police shall use all
9reasonable efforts in making publicly available, on a regular
10and ongoing basis, key information related to firearms used in
11the commission of crimes in this State, including, but not
12limited to: reports on crimes committed with firearms,
13locations where the crimes occurred, the number of persons
14killed or injured in the commission of the crimes, the state
15where the firearms used originated, the Federal Firearms
16Licensee that sold the firearm, and the type of firearms used.
17The Department shall make the information available on its
18website, in addition to electronically filing a report with
19the Governor and the General Assembly. The report to the
20General Assembly shall be filed with the Clerk of the House of
21Representatives and the Secretary of the Senate in electronic
22form only, in the manner that the Clerk and the Secretary shall



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1    (b) The Department shall study, on a regular and ongoing
2basis, and compile reports on the number of Firearm Owner's
3Identification Card checks to determine firearms trafficking
4or straw purchase patterns. The Department shall, to the
5extent not inconsistent with law, share such reports and
6underlying data with academic centers, foundations, and law
7enforcement agencies studying firearms trafficking, provided
8that personally identifying information is protected. For
9purposes of this subsection (b), a Firearm Owner's
10Identification Card number is not personally identifying
11information, provided that no other personal information of
12the card holder is attached to the record. The Department may
13create and attach an alternate unique identifying number to
14each Firearm Owner's Identification Card number, instead of
15releasing the Firearm Owner's Identification Card number
17    (c) Each department, office, division, and agency of this
18State shall, to the extent not inconsistent with law,
19cooperate fully with the Department and furnish the Department
20with all relevant information and assistance on a timely basis
21as is necessary to accomplish the purpose of this Act. The
22Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority shall submit
23the information required in subsection (a) of this Section to
24the Department of State Police, and any other information as
25the Department may request, to assist the Department in
26carrying out its duties under this Act.



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1(Source: P.A. 100-1178, eff. 1-18-19.)