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 Bill Status of HB4500  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  UNLAWFUL POSSESSION WEAPONS

House Sponsors
Rep. Kam Buckner - Kelly M. Cassidy, Dagmara Avelar, Norma Hernandez and Rita Mayfield

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/13/2024HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 10/4.2from Ch. 23, par. 2214.2
625 ILCS 5/6-206
705 ILCS 405/1-7
720 ILCS 5/2-13from Ch. 38, par. 2-13
720 ILCS 5/8-2from Ch. 38, par. 8-2
720 ILCS 5/24-1from Ch. 38, par. 24-1
720 ILCS 5/24-1.1from Ch. 38, par. 24-1.1
720 ILCS 5/24-1.6
720 ILCS 5/24-1.7
720 ILCS 5/24-2.1from Ch. 38, par. 24-2.1
720 ILCS 5/24-3.6
720 ILCS 5/24-11 new
720 ILCS 5/36-1from Ch. 38, par. 36-1
725 ILCS 5/110-6.1from Ch. 38, par. 110-6.1
730 ILCS 5/3-6-3
730 ILCS 5/5-5-3.2
730 ILCS 5/5-6-3.6


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Changes the names of the offenses of unlawful use of weapons, unlawful use of weapons by felons or persons in the custody of the Department of Corrections facilities, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, being an armed habitual criminal, unlawful use of firearm projectiles, and unlawful use of a firearm in the shape of a wireless telephone to unlawful possession of weapons, unlawful possession of weapons by felons or persons in the custody of the Department of Corrections facilities, aggravated unlawful possession of a weapon, persistent unlawful possession of a weapon, unlawful possession of firearm projectiles, and unlawful possession of a firearm in the shape of a wireless telephone. Provides that if any person before the effective date of the amendatory Act has been arrested, charged, prosecuted, convicted, or sentenced for unlawful use of weapons, unlawful use or possession of weapons by felons or persons in the custody of the Department of Corrections facilities, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, being an armed habitual criminal, unlawful use of firearm projectiles, or unlawful use of a firearm in the shape of a wireless telephone, the changes of the names and the defendants to unlawful possession of weapons, unlawful possession of weapons by felons or persons in the custody of the Department of Corrections facilities, aggravated unlawful possession of a weapon, persistent unlawful possession of a weapon, unlawful possession of firearm projectiles, and unlawful possession of a firearm in the shape of a wireless telephone, shall retroactively be made in any criminal background records maintained by the Illinois State Police, law enforcement agencies, clerks of the circuit court, and any other State agencies providing criminal background information to the public under specified timelines. Amends various Acts to make conforming changes. Effective January 1, 2025.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/18/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kam Buckner
  1/22/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  1/31/2024HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
  3/5/2024HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/12/2024HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 009-005-000
  3/13/2024HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/9/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Norma Hernandez
  4/9/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kam Buckner
  4/9/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/12/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield

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