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Full Text of HB2377  102nd General Assembly

HB2377 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB2377

 

Introduced 2/17/2021, by Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
430 ILCS 65/5  from Ch. 38, par. 83-5
430 ILCS 65/7  from Ch. 38, par. 83-7
430 ILCS 66/50
430 ILCS 66/50.1 new

    Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act and the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that the Illinois State Police shall establish and maintain an email and text message notification system for persons who are applying for or possess Firearm Owner's Identification Cards or concealed carry licenses. Provides that in addition to receiving a mail notification of the status of a person's application for, renewal, suspension, or revocation of his or her Firearm Owner's Identification Card or concealed carry license, the person may request email or text message, or both, notifications of the status of his or her application, renewal, suspension, revocation, and other notifications concerning his or her Firearm Owner's Identification Card or concealed carry license. Provides that the Illinois State Police shall notify a person who possesses a valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card or concealed carry license of the expiration of his or her Card or license at least 90 days before its expiration. Provides that that if a person is issued a concealed carry license under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act, the person may be issued a Firearm Owner's Identification Card that is valid for the person to whom it is issued for a period of 5 years and which expires upon the expiration of the person's concealed carry license. Provides that if the only reason for the revocation of a person's concealed carry license is the expiration of the licensee's Firearm Owner's Identification Card, the person does not have to submit a form to the Illinois State Police to conduct an investigation of the person's suitability for the issuance of a concealed carry license.


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A BILL FOR

 

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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 Owners Identification Card Act is
5amended by changing Sections 5 and 7 as follows:
 
6    (430 ILCS 65/5)  (from Ch. 38, par. 83-5)
7    Sec. 5. Application and renewal.
8    (a) The Department of State Police shall either approve or
9deny all applications within 30 days from the date they are
10received, except as provided in subsection (b) of this
11Section, and every applicant found qualified under Section 8
12of this Act by the Department shall be entitled to a Firearm
13Owner's Identification Card upon the payment of a $10 fee. Any
14applicant who is an active duty member of the Armed Forces of
15the United States, a member of the Illinois National Guard, or
16a member of the Reserve Forces of the United States is exempt
17from the application fee. $6 of each fee derived from the
18issuance of Firearm Owner's Identification Cards, or renewals
19thereof, shall be deposited in the Wildlife and Fish Fund in
20the State Treasury; $1 of the fee shall be deposited in the
21State Police Services Fund and $3 of the fee shall be deposited
22in the State Police Firearm Services Fund.
23    (b) Renewal applications shall be approved or denied

 

 

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1within 60 business days, provided the applicant submitted his
2or her renewal application prior to the expiration of his or
3her Firearm Owner's Identification Card. If a renewal
4application has been submitted prior to the expiration date of
5the applicant's Firearm Owner's Identification Card, the
6Firearm Owner's Identification Card shall remain valid while
7the Department processes the application, unless the person is
8subject to or becomes subject to revocation under this Act.
9The cost for a renewal application shall be $10 which shall be
10deposited into the State Police Firearm Services Fund. The
11Illinois State Police shall notify a person who possesses a
12valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card of the expiration of
13his or her Card at least 90 days before its expiration. The
14Illinois State Police shall establish and maintain an email
15and text message notification system for persons who are
16applying for or possess a Firearm Owner's Identification Card.
17In addition to receiving a mail notification of the status of a
18person's application for, renewal, suspension, or revocation
19of his or her Firearm Owner's Identification Card, the person
20may request email or text message, or both, notifications of
21the status of his or her application, renewal, suspension,
22revocation, and other notifications concerning his or her
23Firearm Owner's Identification Card.
24(Source: P.A. 100-906, eff. 1-1-19.)
 
25    (430 ILCS 65/7)  (from Ch. 38, par. 83-7)

 

 

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1    Sec. 7. Validity of Firearm Owner's Identification Card.
2    (a) Except as provided in Section 8 of this Act or
3subsection (b) of this Section, a Firearm Owner's
4Identification Card issued under the provisions of this Act
5shall be valid for the person to whom it is issued for a period
6of 10 years from the date of issuance, except that if a person
7is issued a concealed carry license under the Firearm
8Concealed Carry Act, the person may be issued a Firearm
9Owner's Identification Card that is valid for the person to
10whom it is issued for a period of 5 years and expires upon the
11expiration of the person's concealed carry license.
12    (b) If a renewal application is submitted to the
13Department before the expiration date of the applicant's
14current Firearm Owner's Identification Card, the Firearm
15Owner's Identification Card shall remain valid for a period of
1660 business days, unless the person is subject to or becomes
17subject to revocation under this Act.
18(Source: P.A. 100-906, eff. 1-1-19.)
 
19    Section 10. The Firearm Concealed Carry Act is amended by
20changing Section 50 and by adding Section 50.1 as follows:
 
21    (430 ILCS 66/50)
22    Sec. 50. License renewal.
23    (a) This subsection (a) applies through the 180th day
24following the effective date of this amendatory Act of the

 

 

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1101st General Assembly. Applications for renewal of a license
2shall be made to the Department. A license shall be renewed for
3a period of 5 years upon receipt of a completed renewal
4application, completion of 3 hours of training required under
5Section 75 of this Act, payment of the applicable renewal fee,
6and completion of an investigation under Section 35 of this
7Act. The renewal application shall contain the information
8required in Section 30 of this Act, except that the applicant
9need not resubmit a full set of fingerprints.
10    (b) This subsection (b) applies on and after the 181st day
11following the effective date of this amendatory Act of the
12101st General Assembly. Applications for renewal of a license
13shall be made to the Department. A license shall be renewed for
14a period of 5 years from the date of expiration on the
15applicant's current license upon the receipt of a completed
16renewal application, completion of 3 hours of training
17required under Section 75 of this Act, payment of the
18applicable renewal fee, and completion of an investigation
19under Section 35 of this Act. The renewal application shall
20contain the information required in Section 30 of this Act,
21except that the applicant need not resubmit a full set of
22fingerprints.
23    (c) The Illinois State Police shall notify a person who
24possesses a valid concealed carry license of the expiration of
25his or her license at least 90 days before its expiration. If
26the only reason for the revocation of a person's concealed

 

 

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1carry license is the expiration of the licensee's Firearm
2Owner's Identification Card, the person does not have to
3submit a form to the Illinois State Police to conduct an
4investigation of the person's suitability for the issuance of
5a concealed carry license.
6(Source: P.A. 101-80, eff. 7-12-19.)
 
7    (430 ILCS 66/50.1 new)
8    Sec. 50.1. Email and text message notifications. The
9Illinois State Police shall establish and maintain an email
10and text message notification system for persons who are
11applying for or possess concealed carry licenses. In addition
12to receiving a mail notification of the status of a person's
13application for, renewal, suspension, or revocation of his or
14her concealed carry license, the person may request email or
15text message, or both, notifications of the status of his or
16her application, renewal, suspension, revocation, and other
17notifications concerning his or her concealed carry license.