Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that, upon recovering
a firearm that was used in the commission of any offense or upon
recovering a firearm that appears to have been lost, mislaid, stolen,
or otherwise unclaimed, a local law enforcement agency shall use the
best available information, including a firearms trace when necessary,
to determine prior ownership of the firearm.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Further amends the Criminal Code of 1961 concerning firearm
tracing. Provides that, when a law enforcement agency recovers a
firearm used in the commission of an offense, the law enforcement
agency is required to trace the firearm to determine prior ownership
only if the offense is classified as felony.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0300
Last action date: AUG-09-2001
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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