BRUNSVOLD-WOOLARD-CURRY,JULIE-REITZ AND TENHOUSE.
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Local Government Firearm Regulation Preemption Act
and amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that
a person who is in possession, transports, stores, purchases, sells,
or otherwise deals in firearms, ammunition, components, accessories,
and accoutrements in compliance with U.S. and State law is entitled to
possess, transport, store, purchase, sell, and otherwise deal in these
items throughout this State. Preempts units of local government,
including home rule units, from regulating firearms, ammunition,
components, accessories, or accoutrements, except as provided in the
Local Government Firearm Regulation Preemption Act. Contains limited
exemption for municipalities of over 2,000,000 inhabitants from the
application of the Act. Permits these municipalities to require free
and open registration of firearms.
HOME RULE NOTE
In the opinion of DCCA, HB 216 preempts home rule authority.
FISCAL NOTE (State Police)
There would be minimal fiscal impact on the State Police.
HOME RULE NOTE
No change from previous home rule note.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE
In the opinion of DCCA, HB 216, fails to meet the definition
of a mandate under the State Mandates Act.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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