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(20 ILCS 2310/2310-705)
Firearms restraining order awareness.
(a) The Department, subject to appropriation or other available funding, shall
conduct a program to promote awareness of firearms restraining orders to the
general public. The program may include, but is not limited to:
(1) dissemination of information, either online or
with an in-person pamphlet, of the options people have to seek assistance using a firearms restraining order and the process in which to file one;
(2) production of materials that can be given to
health care workers that assist in identifying people who may benefit from awareness of the Firearms Restraining Order Act; and
(3) specific information on situations in which a
firearms restraining order may be appropriate such as with situations of domestic violence, mental health crisis, or anyone who is at risk of injuring themselves or others.
Beginning July 1, 2022, the program must include the development and
dissemination, through print, digital, and broadcast media, of public service
announcements that publicize the firearms restraining order.
(Source: P.A. 102-345, eff. 6-1-22