State of Illinois
2007 and 2008


Introduced , by Rep. Harry Osterman


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,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Firearm Owners Identification Card Act is
5 amended 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
8 determination that in order to promote and protect the health,
9 safety and welfare of the public, it is necessary and and in
10 the public interest to provide a system of identifying persons
11 who are not qualified to acquire or possess firearms, firearm
12 ammunition, stun guns, and tasers within the State of Illinois
13 by the establishment of a system of Firearm Owner's
14 Identification Cards, thereby establishing a practical and
15 workable system by which law enforcement authorities will be
16 afforded an opportunity to identify those persons who are
17 prohibited by Section 24-3.1 of the "Criminal Code of 1961", as
18 amended, from acquiring or possessing firearms and firearm
19 ammunition and who are prohibited by this Act from acquiring
20 stun guns and tasers.
21 (Source: P.A. 94-6, eff. 1-1-06.)