Illinois General Assembly - Full Text of HB4620
Illinois General Assembly

Previous General Assemblies

Full Text of HB4620  98th General Assembly




State of Illinois
2013 and 2014


Introduced , by Rep. John D. Cavaletto


430 ILCS 66/10

    Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that a licensee who presents his or her license to a law enforcement officer who initiates an investigative stop, or a non-resident who presents evidence under the Act that he or she is a non-resident qualified to carry to the officer, shall be deemed to have disclosed that he or she is carrying a concealed firearm as required under the Act. Effective immediately.

LRB098 17704 RLC 52819 b





HB4620LRB098 17704 RLC 52819 b

1    AN ACT concerning safety.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Firearm Concealed Carry Act is amended by
5changing Section 10 as follows:
6    (430 ILCS 66/10)
7    Sec. 10. Issuance of licenses to carry a concealed firearm.
8    (a) The Department shall issue a license to carry a
9concealed firearm under this Act to an applicant who:
10        (1) meets the qualifications of Section 25 of this Act;
11        (2) has provided the application and documentation
12    required in Section 30 of this Act;
13        (3) has submitted the requisite fees; and
14        (4) does not pose a danger to himself, herself, or
15    others, or a threat to public safety as determined by the
16    Concealed Carry Licensing Review Board in accordance with
17    Section 20.
18    (b) The Department shall issue a renewal, corrected, or
19duplicate license as provided in this Act.
20    (c) A license shall be valid throughout the State for a
21period of 5 years from the date of issuance. A license shall
22permit the licensee to:
23        (1) carry a loaded or unloaded concealed firearm, fully



HB4620- 2 -LRB098 17704 RLC 52819 b

1    concealed or partially concealed, on or about his or her
2    person; and
3        (2) keep or carry a loaded or unloaded concealed
4    firearm on or about his or her person within a vehicle.
5    (d) The Department shall make applications for a license
6available no later than 180 days after the effective date of
7this Act. The Department shall establish rules for the
8availability and submission of applications in accordance with
9this Act.
10    (e) An application for a license submitted to the
11Department that contains all the information and materials
12required by this Act, including the requisite fee, shall be
13deemed completed. Except as otherwise provided in this Act, no
14later than 90 days after receipt of a completed application,
15the Department shall issue or deny the applicant a license.
16    (f) The Department shall deny the applicant a license if
17the applicant fails to meet the requirements under this Act or
18the Department receives a determination from the Board that the
19applicant is ineligible for a license. The Department must
20notify the applicant stating the grounds for the denial. The
21notice of denial must inform the applicant of his or her right
22to an appeal through administrative and judicial review.
23    (g) A licensee shall possess a license at all times the
24licensee carries a concealed firearm except:
25        (1) when the licensee is carrying or possessing a
26    concealed firearm on his or her land or in his or her



HB4620- 3 -LRB098 17704 RLC 52819 b

1    abode, legal dwelling, or fixed place of business, or on
2    the land or in the legal dwelling of another person as an
3    invitee with that person's permission;
4        (2) when the person is authorized to carry a firearm
5    under Section 24-2 of the Criminal Code of 2012, except
6    subsection (a-5) of that Section; or
7        (3) when the handgun is broken down in a
8    non-functioning state, is not immediately accessible, or
9    is unloaded and enclosed in a case.
10    (h) If an officer of a law enforcement agency initiates an
11investigative stop, including but not limited to a traffic
12stop, of a licensee or a non-resident carrying a concealed
13firearm under subsection (e) of Section 40 of this Act, upon
14the request of the officer the licensee or non-resident shall
15disclose to the officer that he or she is in possession of a
16concealed firearm under this Act, present the license upon the
17request of the officer if he or she is a licensee or present
18upon the request of the officer evidence under paragraph (2) of
19subsection (e) of Section 40 of this Act that he or she is a
20non-resident qualified to carry under that subsection, and
21identify the location of the concealed firearm. During a
22traffic stop, any passenger within the vehicle who is a
23licensee or a non-resident carrying under subsection (e) of
24Section 40 of this Act must comply with the requirements of
25this subsection (h). A licensee who presents his or her license
26to the officer, or a non-resident who presents evidence under



HB4620- 4 -LRB098 17704 RLC 52819 b

1paragraph (2) of subsection (e) of Section 40 of this Act that
2he or she is a non-resident qualified to carry under that
3subsection to the officer, shall be deemed to have disclosed
4that he or she is carrying a concealed firearm as required
5under this subsection (h).
6    (i) The Department shall maintain a database of license
7applicants and licensees. The database shall be available to
8all federal, State, and local law enforcement agencies, State's
9Attorneys, the Attorney General, and authorized court
10personnel. Within 180 days after the effective date of this
11Act, the database shall be searchable and provide all
12information included in the application, including the
13applicant's previous addresses within the 10 years prior to the
14license application and any information related to violations
15of this Act. No law enforcement agency, State's Attorney,
16Attorney General, or member or staff of the judiciary shall
17provide any information to a requester who is not entitled to
18it by law.
19    (j) No later than 10 days after receipt of a completed
20application, the Department shall enter the relevant
21information about the applicant into the database under
22subsection (i) of this Section which is accessible by law
23enforcement agencies.
24(Source: P.A. 98-63, eff. 7-9-13; 98-600, eff. 12-6-13.)
25    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
26becoming law.