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 Bill Status of SB2858  99th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Ira I. Silverstein

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
30 ILCS 105/5.875 new
30 ILCS 105/6z-101 new
35 ILCS 105/3-10
35 ILCS 105/9from Ch. 120, par. 439.9
35 ILCS 110/3-10from Ch. 120, par. 439.33-10
35 ILCS 110/9from Ch. 120, par. 439.39
35 ILCS 115/3-10from Ch. 120, par. 439.103-10
35 ILCS 115/9from Ch. 120, par. 439.109
35 ILCS 120/2-10
35 ILCS 120/3from Ch. 120, par. 442
430 ILCS 65/4from Ch. 38, par. 83-4
430 ILCS 65/4.3 new
430 ILCS 65/4.5 new
430 ILCS 65/8from Ch. 38, par. 83-8
720 ILCS 5/24-1from Ch. 38, par. 24-1
720 ILCS 5/24-1.2from Ch. 38, par. 24-1.2
720 ILCS 5/24-1.6
720 ILCS 5/24-3from Ch. 38, par. 24-3
720 ILCS 5/24-3.1A new
720 ILCS 5/24-3.3from Ch. 38, par. 24-3.3
720 ILCS 5/24.8-2.5 new
720 ILCS 5/24.8-5

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Use Tax Act, Service Use Tax Act, Service Occupation Tax Act, and Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Imposes an 18% surcharge on firearms and firearm ammunition. Amends the State Finance Act. Creates the Firearm Sales Tax Trust Fund. Requires the 18% surcharge to be deposited into the Fund. Subject to appropriation, authorizes the Department of Human Services to make grants to mental health services and crime victim services. Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act (FOID). Requires firearm safety training to apply for an FOID Card, but exempts anyone who had an FOID card on June 1, 1998 and certain others. Provides that any person who owns a firearm shall maintain a policy of liability insurance in the amount of at least $1,000,000 specifically covering any damages resulting from negligent or willful acts involving the use of the firearm. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Prohibits multiple sales of firearms within a 30-day period. Creates the offense of unlawful acquisition of firearms. Provides exemptions and affirmative defenses. Penalty is a Class A misdemeanor for a first offense and a Class 4 felony for a second or subsequent offense. Increases the penalty for a second or subsequent unlawful use of weapons for possession of a firearm. Increases various penalties for the possession or use of a firearm or weapon in a school or public housing. Prohibits a person not a law enforcement officer from possessing an air rifle in a school or at a school-related activity without the written authorization of the board or officer in charge of the school. Penalty is a Class A misdemeanor. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/17/2016SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  2/17/2016SenateFirst Reading
  2/17/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/2/2016SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/9/2016SenateTo Subcommittee on Firearms (JU)
  4/8/2016SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 22, 2016
  4/22/2016SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 13, 2016
  5/13/2016SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 27, 2016
  5/27/2016SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2016
  5/31/2016SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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