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 Bill Status of HB2607  94th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. David Reis - Mike Bost - Brandon W. Phelps - John E. Bradley

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
430 ILCS 65/13.1from Ch. 38, par. 83-13.1
720 ILCS 5/24-2from Ch. 38, par. 24-2

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Family and Personal Protection Act. Establishes statewide uniform standards for the issuance of permits to carry concealed firearms in this State. Vests in the county sheriff the authority to issue concealed firearms permits to qualified applicants. Requires an applicant to complete a training course in handgun use, safety, and marksmanship. Also requires instruction in the law relating to firearm use. Requires an applicant to be at least 21 years of age. Prohibits an applicant who has been convicted of a felony or has a history of mental illness, addiction, or habitual alcohol use from obtaining a permit. Creates the Citizen Safety and Self-Defense Trust Fund in each county administered by the sheriff. Provides that the moneys in the Fund shall be used to administer the Act. Establishes restrictions on carrying concealed firearms. Establishes standards for the training course and for certifying instructors. Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the Family and Personal Protection Act supersedes an ordinance of a unit of local government inconsistent with that Act. Prohibits a home rule unit from regulating the issuance of permits to carry concealed firearms. Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Exempts from an unlawful use of weapons and aggravated unlawful use of weapons violation persons who carry or possess firearms in accordance with the Family and Personal Protection Act. Effective immediately.

 Home Rule Note (Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity)
 In the opinion of DCEO, House Bill 2607 pre-empts home rule authority.

 Fiscal Note (Illinois State Police)
 House Bill 2607 has no fiscal impact on the Illinois State Police.

 State Debt Impact Note (Government Forecasting & Accountability)
 Would not change the amount of authorization for any type of State-issued or State-supported bond, and therefore, would not affect the level of State indebtedness.

 Pension Note (Government Forecasting & Accountability)
 Does not amend the Pension Code and would not affect employees covered by any Illinois public pension fund or retirement system.

 Land Conveyance Appraisal Note (Department of Transportation)
 As there are no parcels of land being conveyed in this bill, there are no appraisals to be filled by the Department of Transportation.

 Judicial Note (Admin Office of the Illinois Courts)
 Would neither increase nor decrease the number of judges needed in the state.

 Housing Affordability Impact Note (Housing Development Authority)
 This legislation will have no effect on constructing, purchasing, owning, or selling a single-family residence.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note (Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity)
 In the opinion of the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, House Bill 2607 creates a local government organization and structure mandate for which reimbursement of the increased costs to units of local government is not required under the State Mandates Act.

 Balanced Budget Note (Gov. Office of Management & Budget)
 Fiscal impact: None.

 Correctional Note (Dept of Corrections)
 Corrections population impact: Unknown Reduction. Fiscal impact: Unknown Potential Cost Savings.

 Fiscal Note (Dept of Corrections)
 Corrections population impact: Unknown Reduction. Fiscal impact: Unknown Potential Cost Savings.

DateChamber Action
  2/18/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. David Reis
  2/18/2005HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  2/18/2005HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  2/18/2005HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. John E. Bradley
  2/22/2005HouseFirst Reading
  2/22/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/25/2005HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  3/8/2005HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 012-001-000
  3/9/2005HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/9/2005HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Harry Osterman
  3/9/2005HouseHome Rule Note Requested by Rep. Harry Osterman
  3/18/2005HouseHome Rule Note Filed
  3/22/2005HouseFiscal Note Filed
  3/28/2005HouseState Debt Impact Note Filed
  3/28/2005HousePension Note Filed
  3/28/2005HouseLand Conveyance Appraisal Note Filed
  3/28/2005HouseJudicial Note Filed
  3/30/2005HouseHousing Affordability Impact Note Filed
  4/5/2005HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Filed
  4/8/2005HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/8/2005HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  4/12/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/12/2005HouseBalanced Budget Note Filed
  4/12/2005HouseCorrectional Note Filed
  4/12/2005HouseFiscal Note Filed
  4/15/2005HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

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