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 Bill Status of HB4139  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. John J. Millner - Pamela J. Althoff)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/7-5from Ch. 38, par. 7-5

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that it is unlawful for any governing body, State agency, county government, local municipality, or institute of higher learning that employs peace officers to prohibit a peace officer from carrying a firearm in the performance of his or her duties, unless the peace officer fails to qualify with the firearm, is declared unfit for duty, and is unable to be armed.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that neither the Governor nor any agency or agency head under the jurisdiction of the Governor has any authority to make or promulgate rules to implement or enforce the amendatory Act, but that the Governor may suggest rules by filing them with the General Assembly and requesting that the General Assembly authorize such rulemaking by law, enact the suggested rules into law, or take other appropriate action in the General Assembly's discretion.

DateChamber Action
  9/13/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  9/13/2007HouseFirst Reading
  9/13/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/6/2008HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  2/13/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  3/6/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  3/6/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/6/2008HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 013-000-000
  3/6/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/18/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 9, 2008
  5/1/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/1/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/7/2008HouseRemoved from Short Debate Status
  5/7/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  5/7/2008HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  5/7/2008HouseThird Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 091-018-000
  5/8/2008SenateArrive in Senate
  5/8/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  5/8/2008SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. John J. Millner
  5/8/2008SenateFirst Reading
  5/8/2008SenateReferred to Rules
  5/8/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  5/15/2008SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 22, 2008; Substantive House Bills Out of Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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