90th General Assembly
Summary of HB1061
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Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Wildlife Code to add a caption.                             
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          520 ILCS 5/1.9-1                                                     
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          New Act                                                              
        Deletes the title  and  everything  after  the  enacting  clause.      
   Creates the Family and Personal Protection Act.  Establishes statewide      
   uniform  standards  for  the  issuance  of  permits to carry concealed      
   firearms in this State.  Vests in the Department of State Police,  the      
   authority to issue concealed firearms permits to qualified applicants.      
   Requires  an  applicant  to complete a training course in handgun use,      
   safety, and  marksmanship.   Also  requires  instruction  in  the  law      
   relating  to  firearm  use.   Requires  an applicant to be at least 21      
   years of age.  Prohibits an applicant who  has  been  convicted  of  a      
   felony  or  has  a  history  of mental illness, addiction, or habitual      
   alcohol use from obtaining a permit.  Creates the Citizen  Safety  and      
   Self-Defense Trust Fund administered by the Department.  The moneys in      
   the   Fund   shall   be  used  to  administer  the  Act.   Establishes      
   restrictions on carrying concealed firearms.    Establishes  standards      
   for the training course and for certifying instructors.                     
          CORRECTIONAL NOTE                                                    
          HB1061 has no fiscal or prison population impact on DOC.             
          FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Ill. State Police)                              
          Estimated first year cost is $7.4 million. It is doubtful            
          whether fees will be sufficient to cover subsequent years.           
          CORRECTIONAL NOTE                                                    
          No change from previous correctional note.                           
          JUDICIAL NOTE, H-AM 1                                                
          There may be an increase in judicial workloads; impact on the        
          need for the number of judges cannot be determined.                  
          STATE DEBT IMPACT NOTE, H-AM 1                                       
          HB1061, amended, would not impact the level of State debt.           
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (DCCA)                            
          HB1061, with H-am 1, creates a local gov't. organization and         
          structure mandate.  Because local gov't. costs are recovered         
          from permit application fees, no reimbursement is required.          
          HOME RULE NOTE, H-AM 1                                               
          HB 1061, with H-am 1, does not preempt home rule authority.          
          FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Dpt. Corrections)                               
          Corrections population and fiscal impacts are unknown.               
          CORRECTIONAL NOTE, H-AM 1                                            
          No change from DOC fiscal note, with H-am 1.                         
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 4.                                                 
        Deletes everything  after  the  enacting  clause.  Reincorporates      
   provisions  of  the  bill  as amended by House Amendment No. 1, except      
   also requires photo of applicant to be in color and that the applicant      
   be identified by gender.  Permits an employer  to  prohibit  employees      
   who  hold  concealed  carry permits from carrying firearms on business      
   premises.    Establishes  various  additional  areas  where   carrying      
   concealed  firearms  is  prohibited.  Provides that, in municipalities      
   within counties of 3,000,000 or more inhabitants, the  duties  imposed      
   upon the sheriff shall be imposed upon the municipal police department      
   or police chief. Increases hours of classroom instruction from 8 hours      
   to  12  hours  that  an  applicant  for  a permit to carry a concealed      
   firearm must take in order to be eligible for the permit.                   
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 6.                                                 
        Provides that the Act does not preempt home rule.  Provides  that      
   no  person may carry a concealed firearm or possess a handgun if it is      
   prohibited by an ordinance or  resolution  of  a  home  rule  unit  of      
          JUDICIAL NOTE, H-AMS 4 & 6                                           
          No change from previous judicial note.                               
          STATE DEBT IMPACT NOTE, AMENDED                                      
          No change from previous State debt impact note.                      
          BALANCED BUDGET NOTE, H-AMS 4 & 6                                    
          HB 1061, with H-ams 4 & 6, does not authorize, increase, de-         
          crease, or reallocate any general funds appropriation for FY97.      
          FISCAL NOTE, H-AMS 4 & 6 (Dept. of Corrections)                      
          No change from previous fiscal note.                                 
          CORRECTIONAL NOTE, H-AMS 4 & 6                                       
          No change from previous correctional note.                           
          HOUSING AFFORDABILITY NOTE, H-AMS 4 & 6                              
          This bill will have no direct impact on the cost of construc-        
          ting, purchasing, owning or selling a single family residence.       
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AMS 4 & 6 (DCCA)                       
          No change from previous mandates note.                               
          HOME RULE NOTE, H-AMS 4 & 6                                          
          No change from previous home rule note.                              
          PENSION NOTE, H-AMS 4 & 6                                            
          There would be no impact on any pension fund or retirement           
          system subject to the Ill. Pension Code.                             
          LAND CONVEYANCE APPRAISAL, H-AMs 4 & 6 (DOT)                         
          HB 1061, amended by H-ams 4 & 6, does not convey title to any        
          property, therefore, the request for a note does not apply.          
          HOME RULE NOTE, H-AM'S 4 & 6                                         
          HB 1061, amended by H-am's 4 & 6, there is nothing in this Act       
          to be construed as preempting home rule authority.                   
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   3     SENATE -   0


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