RONEN, CURRIE, KENNER, DART, SAVIANO, ROSKAM, KRAUSE AND WOOD.
CRIM CD-FIREARMS MINORS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Prohibits storing a loaded
firearm in a location and manner that makes the firearm accessible to
a minor under 14 years of age. Provides exemptions. If the minor
gains access to the firearm, the person responsible for storing the
firearm is guilty of a Class C misdemeanor. If the minor causes death
or great bodily harm using the firearm, the person responsible for
storing the firearm is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor and is civilly
liable for treble the amount of actual damages caused by use of the
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the
Criminal Code of 1961. Creates the offense of negligent storage of a
handgun. Provides that it is a petty offense for a parent or guardian
of a child to permit the child to be present on premises under the
parent or guardian's control, to leave the child without adult
supervision, and to negligently leave an unsecured handgun on the
premises. Provides that fines collected for a violation shall be
deposited in the Violence Prevention Fund.
JUDICIAL NOTE, H-AM 1
There may be an increase in judicial workloads, but it is not
possible to determine impact on the need to increase the number
of judges in the State.
CORRECTIONAL NOTE, H-AM 1
There will be no fiscal impact on this Dept.
FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Corrections)
No change from correctional note.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1
HB 395 fails to meet the definition of a State mandate.
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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