|HB5406 Engrossed||LRB098 19117 MRW 54268 b|
AN ACT concerning criminal law.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Criminal Code of 2012 is amended by adding
Section 24-2.3 as follows:
(720 ILCS 5/24-2.3 new)
Possession of explosive substances.
(a) A person commits possession of explosive substances
when he or she knowingly
possesses triacetone triperoxide
(TATP) or hexamethylene
triperoxide diamine (HMTD).
(b) Nothing in this Section prohibits:
(1) the authorized manufacture, transportation,
distribution, use, or possession of any
substance, or device by a member of the armed forces of the
United States, fire
fighters, or law enforcement officers;
(2) the manufacture, transportation, distribution,
use, or possession of any material,
substance, or device to
be used solely for scientific research, educational
purposes, or for
any lawful purpose, subject to the
provisions of Chapter 425 of the Illinois Compiled
(3) the lawful manufacture of ammunition by a person
for his or her own lawful use.