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 Bill Status of HB2822  100th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Charles Meier and Reginald Phillips

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/24-1from Ch. 38, par. 24-1
720 ILCS 5/24-2

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. In the statute concerning unlawful use of weapons that prohibits the knowing sale, manufacture, purchase, possession, or carrying of any rifle having one or more barrels less than 16 inches in length or a shotgun having one or more barrels less than 18 inches in length or any weapon made from a rifle or shotgun, deletes "whether by alteration, modification, or otherwise, if such a weapon as modified has an overall length of less than 26 inches". In the exemption statute, permits an active member of a bona fide, nationally recognized military re-enacting group to have a rifle with a barrel or barrels less than 16 inches in length if the modification is required and necessary to accurately portray the weapon for historical re-enactment purposes; and the re-enactor is in possession of a valid and current re-enacting group membership credential. Deletes that the overall length of the weapon as modified must be not less than 26 inches. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Charles Meier
  2/9/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/15/2017HouseTo Firearms and Firearm Safety Subcommittee
  3/23/2017HouseMotion Filed to Discharge Committee Judiciary - Criminal Committee; Rep. Charles Meier
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/12/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Reginald Phillips
  5/30/2017HouseMotion Discharge Committee Tabled
  5/30/2017HouseMotion Prevailed
  5/30/2017HouseMotion Tabled
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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