DAVIS,STEVE-HOLBROOK-BOLAND, BROSNAHAN, CROTTY AND MCCARTHY.
CRIM CD & CD CORR-FELON WEAPON
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that the unlawful use
of weapons by a person convicted of a felony who is not confined in a
penal institution is a Class 2 felony (now a Class 3 felony). Amends
the Unified Code of Corrections. Makes the offense of the unlawful
use of weapons by a person who has been convicted of a felony
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE
In the opinion of DCCA, HB 140 fails to meet the definition of
a State mandate under the State Mandates Act.
FISCAL NOTE (Ill. State Police)
There will be no fiscal impact on the State Police from HB140.
Correctional population impact total 5,089 inmates; fiscal
impact totals $1,009,869,200.
There may be an increase in judicial workloads; impact on the
need for the number of judges cannot be determined.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that the penalty for the unlawful use or possession of
weapons by a felon or person confined in a Department of Corrections
facility if the possession was of a firearm is a Class 2 felony and if
the possession was of another weapon, it is a Class 3 felony.
Provides if the person possessed a firearm, the offender shall not
receive probation, conditional discharge, or periodic imprisonment.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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