State of Illinois
2021 and 2022


Introduced 2/17/2021, by Rep. Jim Durkin


430 ILCS 65/1  from Ch. 38, par. 83-1

    Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a legislative declaration.

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1    AN ACT concerning safety.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Firearm Owners Identification Card Act is
5amended by changing Section 1 as follows:
6    (430 ILCS 65/1)  (from Ch. 38, par. 83-1)
7    Sec. 1. It is hereby declared as a matter of legislative
8determination that that in order to promote and protect the
9health, safety and welfare of the public, it is necessary and
10in the public interest to provide a system of identifying
11persons who are not qualified to acquire or possess firearms,
12firearm ammunition, stun guns, and tasers within the State of
13Illinois by the establishment of a system of Firearm Owner's
14Identification Cards, thereby establishing a practical and
15workable system by which law enforcement authorities will be
16afforded an opportunity to identify those persons who are
17prohibited by Section 24-3.1 of the Criminal Code of 2012,
18from acquiring or possessing firearms and firearm ammunition
19and who are prohibited by this Act from acquiring stun guns and
21(Source: P.A. 97-1150, eff. 1-25-13.)