CRIM CD-DISPOSITION OF WEAPONS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that after
disposition of a criminal case, the court may order a confiscated
weapon for which no legitimate claim has been made to be traded for
other weapons or police agency equipment or sold with the proceeds of
the sale being used for crime prevention programs, if the weapon being
traded or sold has a useful purpose to another law enforcement agency
or a retail value of no less than $100. Prohibits a sheriff to whom a
weapon has been transferred by the court from trading or selling the
weapon to a federally licensed firearm dealer unless at least 50% of
the business of the firearm dealer is with law enforcement agencies.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 2 (Dept. of Corrections)
There is no corrections population or fiscal impact on DOC.
CORRECTIONAL NOTE, H-AM 2
No change from DOC fiscal note.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Provides that the amendatory changes apply only in counties under
3,000,000 inhabitants. Also increases the minimum retail value of a
confiscated weapon that may be sold from $100 to $100 in counties
under 3,000,000 inhabitants.
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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