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 Bill Status of SB1855  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  CRIM CD-FIREARM STORAGE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Laura Ellman, Suzy Glowiak Hilton, Laura Fine and Ann Gillespie

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/24-9.1 new
720 ILCS 5/24-9 rep.


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that it is unlawful for a person to store or keep any firearm on the premises of a residence under the control of the person if the person knows, or reasonably should know, that: (1) a minor is likely to gain access to the firearm without the permission of the parent or guardian of the minor; or (2) a resident of the residence is ineligible to possess a firearm under federal, State, or local law. Provides exemptions for safe storage of the firearm. Provides that a person who commits a violation is guilty of a petty offense and shall be fined $500 per violation. Provides that if a person violates this provision and a minor or a resident who is ineligible to possess a firearm under federal, State, or local law obtains the firearm and causes injury or death to the minor, resident, or any other individual, the person is guilty of a Class 2 felony. Provides that any firearm stored in violation of this provision is subject to seizure and forfeiture. Repeals provisions relating to child protection.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Laura Ellman
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/23/2021SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/24/2021SenateTo Executive- Firearms
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Suzy Glowiak Hilton
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  4/22/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ann Gillespie

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