Public Act 90-0137 of the 90th General Assembly

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Public Act 90-0137

SB550 Enrolled                                 LRB9002722RCks

    AN ACT to amend the  Criminal  Code  of  1961  by  adding
Section 24-8.

    Be  it  enacted  by  the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:

    Section 5.  The Criminal  Code  of  1961  is  amended  by
adding Section 24-8 as follows:

    (720 ILCS 5/24-8 new)
    Sec. 24-8.  Firearm tracing.
    (a)  Upon  recovering  a  firearm  from the possession of
anyone under 21 years of age who is not permitted by  federal
or  State  law  to possess a firearm, a local law enforcement
agency shall use the best available information, including  a
firearms  trace  where  necessary,  to determine how and from
where the person under 21 years of age gained  possession  of
the firearm.
    (b)  Local law enforcement shall use the National Tracing
Center of the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
in complying with subsection (a) of this Section.
    (c)  Local   law   enforcement  agencies  shall  use  the
Illinois Department of State Police Law Enforcement  Agencies
Data  System (LEADS) Gun File to enter all stolen, seized, or
recovered firearms as prescribed  by  LEADS  regulations  and

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