90th General Assembly
Summary of HB2183
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Short description: 
CD CORR-SILENCERS-NO PROBATION                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Criminal Code of 1961.  Increases  the  penalties  for      
   the  sale, manufacture, purchase, possessing, or carrying of sawed-off      
   rifles or sawed-off shotguns, bombs,  molotov  cocktails,  or  certain      
   explosives  from  a  Class  3  to  a Class 2 felony. If the offense is      
   committed in, on, or on a  public  way  of  schools,  public  housing,      
   courthouses,  or  public  parks  it  is  a  Class 1 felony. Amends the      
   Unified Code of Corrections.  Provides  that  a  person  convicted  of      
   unlawful  use  of  weapons  by  possessing a silencer or certain other      
   weapons (sawed off  shotguns,  sawed  off  rifles,  machine  guns,  or      
   certain   explosives)  is  not  eligible  for  probation,  conditional      
   discharge, or periodic imprisonment.  Effective immediately.                
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

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


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