Bill Status of HB4679  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Tony McCombie

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
520 ILCS 5/1.2m-0.5 new
520 ILCS 5/2.25from Ch. 61, par. 2.25
520 ILCS 5/2.26from Ch. 61, par. 2.26
520 ILCS 5/2.33from Ch. 61, par. 2.33

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Wildlife Code. Defines "rifle" as any firearm designed, made, or adapted to be fired from the shoulder that uses the energy of an explosive in a fixed metallic cartridge to fire a projectile through a rifled bore by a single function of the trigger. Permits hunting with a rifle for the taking of deer; makes related changes. Provides that legal handguns and rifles include any bottleneck centerfire cartridge of .30 caliber or larger with a case length not exceeding 1.4 inches or any straight walled centerfire cartridge of .30 caliber or larger both of which must be available as a load with the published ballistic tables of the manufacturer showing a capability of at least 500 foot pounds of energy at the muzzle.

DateChamber Action
  1/20/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Tony McCombie
  1/21/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/21/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die