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 Bill Status of HB2789  99th General Assembly

Short Description:  CRIM CD-ASSAULT WEAPON&.50 CAL

House Sponsors
Rep. Laura Fine, Camille Y. Lilly and Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/24-1.9 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that 90 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, it is unlawful for any person within the State to knowingly manufacture, deliver, sell, purchase, or possess or cause to be manufactured, delivered, sold, purchased, or possessed a semi-automatic assault weapon, an assault weapon attachment, any .50 caliber rifle, or .50 caliber cartridge. Provides that these provisions do not apply to a person who possessed a prohibited weapon, device, or attachment before the effective date of the amendatory Act if the person has provided proof of ownership to the Department of State Police within 90 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Provides that on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the person may transfer the weapon or assault weapon attachment only to an heir, an individual residing in another state maintaining that device in another state, or a dealer licensed as a federal firearms dealer. Specifies penalties for violations. Provides exemptions. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/20/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Laura Fine
  2/20/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/20/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2015HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/11/2015HouseTo Firearms and Firearm Safety Subcommittee
  3/27/2015HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  7/1/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  8/5/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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