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Public Act 094-0571




Public Act 094-0571
SB0053 Enrolled LRB094 05020 RLC 35053 b

    AN ACT concerning firearm ammunition.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Firearm Owners Identification Card Act is
amended by changing Section 3 as follows:
    (430 ILCS 65/3)  (from Ch. 38, par. 83-3)
    Sec. 3. (a) Except as provided in Section 3a, no person may
knowingly transfer, or cause to be transferred, any firearm or
any firearm ammunition to any person within this State unless
the transferee with whom he deals displays a currently valid
Firearm Owner's Identification Card which has previously been
issued in his name by the Department of State Police under the
provisions of this Act. In addition, all firearm transfers by
federally licensed firearm dealers are subject to Section 3.1.
    (b) Any person within this State who transfers or causes to
be transferred any firearm shall keep a record of such transfer
for a period of 10 years from the date of transfer. Such record
shall contain the date of the transfer; the description, serial
number or other information identifying the firearm if no
serial number is available; and, if the transfer was completed
within this State, the transferee's Firearm Owner's
Identification Card number. On demand of a peace officer such
transferor shall produce for inspection such record of
    (b-5) Any resident may purchase ammunition from a person
outside of Illinois. Any resident purchasing ammunition
outside the State of Illinois must provide the seller with a
copy of his or her valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card
and either his or her Illinois driver's license or Illinois
State Identification Card prior to the shipment of the
ammunition. The ammunition may be shipped only to an address on
either of those 2 documents.
    (c) The provisions of this Section regarding the transfer
of firearm ammunition shall not apply to those persons
specified in paragraph (b) of Section 2 of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 92-442, eff. 8-17-01.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/12/2005