State of Illinois
2023 and 2024


Introduced , by Rep. Amy Elik


720 ILCS 5/24-1.9

    Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that, should provisions regarding manufacture, possession, delivery, sale, and purchase of assault weapons, .50 caliber rifles, and .50 caliber cartridges be found to be unconstitutional by a court with all appeals exhausted or expired, the Illinois State Police shall immediately and permanently destroy or have destroyed each endorsement affidavit and all information collected from the endorsement affidavit in possession of the Illinois State Police and any law enforcement agency.

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1    AN ACT concerning criminal law.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Criminal Code of 2012 is amended by
5changing Section 24-1.9 as follows:
6    (720 ILCS 5/24-1.9)
7    Sec. 24-1.9. Manufacture, possession, delivery, sale, and
8purchase of assault weapons, .50 caliber rifles, and .50
9caliber cartridges.
10    (a) Definitions. In this Section:
11    (1) "Assault weapon" means any of the following, except as
12provided in subdivision (2) of this subsection:
13        (A) A semiautomatic rifle that has the capacity to
14    accept a detachable magazine or that may be readily
15    modified to accept a detachable magazine, if the firearm
16    has one or more of the following:
17            (i) a pistol grip or thumbhole stock;
18            (ii) any feature capable of functioning as a
19        protruding grip that can be held by the non-trigger
20        hand;
21            (iii) a folding, telescoping, thumbhole, or
22        detachable stock, or a stock that is otherwise
23        foldable or adjustable in a manner that operates to



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1        reduce the length, size, or any other dimension, or
2        otherwise enhances the concealability of, the weapon;
3            (iv) a flash suppressor;
4            (v) a grenade launcher;
5            (vi) a shroud attached to the barrel or that
6        partially or completely encircles the barrel, allowing
7        the bearer to hold the firearm with the non-trigger
8        hand without being burned, but excluding a slide that
9        encloses the barrel.
10        (B) A semiautomatic rifle that has a fixed magazine
11    with the capacity to accept more than 10 rounds, except
12    for an attached tubular device designed to accept, and
13    capable of operating only with, .22 caliber rimfire
14    ammunition.
15        (C) A semiautomatic pistol that has the capacity to
16    accept a detachable magazine or that may be readily
17    modified to accept a detachable magazine, if the firearm
18    has one or more of the following:
19            (i) a threaded barrel;
20            (ii) a second pistol grip or another feature
21        capable of functioning as a protruding grip that can
22        be held by the non-trigger hand;
23            (iii) a shroud attached to the barrel or that
24        partially or completely encircles the barrel, allowing
25        the bearer to hold the firearm with the non-trigger
26        hand without being burned, but excluding a slide that



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1        encloses the barrel;
2            (iv) a flash suppressor;
3            (v) the capacity to accept a detachable magazine
4        at some location outside of the pistol grip; or
5            (vi) a buffer tube, arm brace, or other part that
6        protrudes horizontally behind the pistol grip and is
7        designed or redesigned to allow or facilitate a
8        firearm to be fired from the shoulder.
9        (D) A semiautomatic pistol that has a fixed magazine
10    with the capacity to accept more than 15 rounds.
11        (E) Any shotgun with a revolving cylinder.
12        (F) A semiautomatic shotgun that has one or more of
13    the following:
14            (i) a pistol grip or thumbhole stock;
15            (ii) any feature capable of functioning as a
16        protruding grip that can be held by the non-trigger
17        hand;
18            (iii) a folding or thumbhole stock;
19            (iv) a grenade launcher;
20            (v) a fixed magazine with the capacity of more
21        than 5 rounds; or
22            (vi) the capacity to accept a detachable magazine.
23        (G) Any semiautomatic firearm that has the capacity to
24    accept a belt ammunition feeding device.
25        (H) Any firearm that has been modified to be operable
26    as an assault weapon as defined in this Section.



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1        (I) Any part or combination of parts designed or
2    intended to convert a firearm into an assault weapon,
3    including any combination of parts from which an assault
4    weapon may be readily assembled if those parts are in the
5    possession or under the control of the same person.
6        (J) All of the following rifles, copies, duplicates,
7    variants, or altered facsimiles with the capability of any
8    such weapon:
9            (i) All AK types, including the following:
10                (I) AK, AK47, AK47S, AK-74, AKM, AKS, ARM,
11            MAK90, MISR, NHM90, NHM91, SA85, SA93, Vector Arms
12            AK-47, VEPR, WASR-10, and WUM.
13                (II) IZHMASH Saiga AK.
14                (III) MAADI AK47 and ARM.
15                (IV) Norinco 56S, 56S2, 84S, and 86S.
16                (V) Poly Technologies AK47 and AKS.
17                (VI) SKS with a detachable magazine.
18            (ii) all AR types, including the following:
19                (I) AR-10.
20                (II) AR-15.
21                (III) Alexander Arms Overmatch Plus 16.
22                (IV) Armalite M15 22LR Carbine.
23                (V) Armalite M15-T.
24                (VI) Barrett REC7.
25                (VII) Beretta AR-70.
26                (VIII) Black Rain Ordnance Recon Scout.



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1                (IX) Bushmaster ACR.
2                (X) Bushmaster Carbon 15.
3                (XI) Bushmaster MOE series.
4                (XII) Bushmaster XM15.
5                (XIII) Chiappa Firearms MFour rifles.
6                (XIV) Colt Match Target rifles.
7                (XV) CORE Rifle Systems CORE15 rifles.
8                (XVI) Daniel Defense M4A1 rifles.
9                (XVII) Devil Dog Arms 15 Series rifles.
10                (XVIII) Diamondback DB15 rifles.
11                (XIX) DoubleStar AR rifles.
12                (XX) DPMS Tactical rifles.
13                (XXI) DSA Inc. ZM-4 Carbine.
14                (XXII) Heckler & Koch MR556.
15                (XXIII) High Standard HSA-15 rifles.
16                (XXIV) Jesse James Nomad AR-15 rifle.
17                (XXV) Knight's Armament SR-15.
18                (XXVI) Lancer L15 rifles.
19                (XXVII) MGI Hydra Series rifles.
20                (XXVIII) Mossberg MMR Tactical rifles.
21                (XXIX) Noreen Firearms BN 36 rifle.
22                (XXX) Olympic Arms.
23                (XXXI) POF USA P415.
24                (XXXII) Precision Firearms AR rifles.
25                (XXXIII) Remington R-15 rifles.
26                (XXXIV) Rhino Arms AR rifles.



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1                (XXXV) Rock River Arms LAR-15 or Rock River
2            Arms LAR-47.
3                (XXXVI) Sig Sauer SIG516 rifles and MCX
4            rifles.
5                (XXXVII) Smith & Wesson M&P15 rifles.
6                (XXXVIII) Stag Arms AR rifles.
7                (XXXIX) Sturm, Ruger & Co. SR556 and AR-556
8            rifles.
9                (XL) Uselton Arms Air-Lite M-4 rifles.
10                (XLI) Windham Weaponry AR rifles.
11                (XLII) WMD Guns Big Beast.
12                (XLIII) Yankee Hill Machine Company, Inc.
13            YHM-15 rifles.
14            (iii) Barrett M107A1.
15            (iv) Barrett M82A1.
16            (v) Beretta CX4 Storm.
17            (vi) Calico Liberty Series.
18            (vii) CETME Sporter.
19            (viii) Daewoo K-1, K-2, Max 1, Max 2, AR 100, and
20        AR 110C.
21            (ix) Fabrique Nationale/FN Herstal FAL, LAR, 22
22        FNC, 308 Match, L1A1 Sporter, PS90, SCAR, and FS2000.
23            (x) Feather Industries AT-9.
24            (xi) Galil Model AR and Model ARM.
25            (xii) Hi-Point Carbine.
26            (xiii) HK-91, HK-93, HK-94, HK-PSG-1, and HK USC.



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1            (xiv) IWI TAVOR, Galil ACE rifle.
2            (xv) Kel-Tec Sub-2000, SU-16, and RFB.
3            (xvi) SIG AMT, SIG PE-57, Sig Sauer SG 550, Sig
4        Sauer SG 551, and SIG MCX.
5            (xvii) Springfield Armory SAR-48.
6            (xviii) Steyr AUG.
7            (xix) Sturm, Ruger & Co. Mini-14 Tactical Rifle
8        M-14/20CF.
9            (xx) All Thompson rifles, including the following:
10                (I) Thompson M1SB.
11                (II) Thompson T1100D.
12                (III) Thompson T150D.
13                (IV) Thompson T1B.
14                (V) Thompson T1B100D.
15                (VI) Thompson T1B50D.
16                (VII) Thompson T1BSB.
17                (VIII) Thompson T1-C.
18                (IX) Thompson T1D.
19                (X) Thompson T1SB.
20                (XI) Thompson T5.
21                (XII) Thompson T5100D.
22                (XIII) Thompson TM1.
23                (XIV) Thompson TM1C.
24            (xxi) UMAREX UZI rifle.
25            (xxii) UZI Mini Carbine, UZI Model A Carbine, and
26        UZI Model B Carbine.



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1            (xxiii) Valmet M62S, M71S, and M78.
2            (xxiv) Vector Arms UZI Type.
3            (xxv) Weaver Arms Nighthawk.
4            (xxvi) Wilkinson Arms Linda Carbine.
5        (K) All of the following pistols, copies, duplicates,
6    variants, or altered facsimiles with the capability of any
7    such weapon thereof:
8            (i) All AK types, including the following:
9                (I) Centurion 39 AK pistol.
10                (II) CZ Scorpion pistol.
11                (III) Draco AK-47 pistol.
12                (IV) HCR AK-47 pistol.
13                (V) IO Inc. Hellpup AK-47 pistol.
14                (VI) Krinkov pistol.
15                (VII) Mini Draco AK-47 pistol.
16                (VIII) PAP M92 pistol.
17                (IX) Yugo Krebs Krink pistol.
18            (ii) All AR types, including the following:
19                (I) American Spirit AR-15 pistol.
20                (II) Bushmaster Carbon 15 pistol.
21                (III) Chiappa Firearms M4 Pistol GEN II.
22                (IV) CORE Rifle Systems CORE15 Roscoe pistol.
23                (V) Daniel Defense MK18 pistol.
24                (VI) DoubleStar Corporation AR pistol.
25                (VII) DPMS AR-15 pistol.
26                (VIII) Jesse James Nomad AR-15 pistol.



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1                (IX) Olympic Arms AR-15 pistol.
2                (X) Osprey Armament MK-18 pistol.
3                (XI) POF USA AR pistols.
4                (XII) Rock River Arms LAR 15 pistol.
5                (XIII) Uselton Arms Air-Lite M-4 pistol.
6            (iii) Calico pistols.
7            (iv) DSA SA58 PKP FAL pistol.
8            (v) Encom MP-9 and MP-45.
9            (vi) Heckler & Koch model SP-89 pistol.
10            (vii) Intratec AB-10, TEC-22 Scorpion, TEC-9, and
11        TEC-DC9.
12            (viii) IWI Galil Ace pistol, UZI PRO pistol.
13            (ix) Kel-Tec PLR 16 pistol.
14            (x) All MAC types, including the following:
15                (I) MAC-10.
16                (II) MAC-11.
17                (III) Masterpiece Arms MPA A930 Mini Pistol,
18            MPA460 Pistol, MPA Tactical Pistol, and MPA Mini
19            Tactical Pistol.
20                (IV) Military Armament Corp. Ingram M-11.
21                (V) Velocity Arms VMAC.
22            (xi) Sig Sauer P556 pistol.
23            (xii) Sites Spectre.
24            (xiii) All Thompson types, including the
25        following:
26                (I) Thompson TA510D.



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1                (II) Thompson TA5.
2            (xiv) All UZI types, including Micro-UZI.
3        (L) All of the following shotguns, copies, duplicates,
4    variants, or altered facsimiles with the capability of any
5    such weapon thereof:
6            (i) DERYA Anakon MC-1980, Anakon SD12.
7            (ii) Doruk Lethal shotguns.
8            (iii) Franchi LAW-12 and SPAS 12.
9            (iv) All IZHMASH Saiga 12 types, including the
10        following:
11                (I) IZHMASH Saiga 12.
12                (II) IZHMASH Saiga 12S.
13                (III) IZHMASH Saiga 12S EXP-01.
14                (IV) IZHMASH Saiga 12K.
15                (V) IZHMASH Saiga 12K-030.
16                (VI) IZHMASH Saiga 12K-040 Taktika.
17            (v) Streetsweeper.
18            (vi) Striker 12.
19    (2) "Assault weapon" does not include:
20        (A) Any firearm that is an unserviceable firearm or
21    has been made permanently inoperable.
22        (B) An antique firearm or a replica of an antique
23    firearm.
24        (C) A firearm that is manually operated by bolt, pump,
25    lever or slide action, unless the firearm is a shotgun
26    with a revolving cylinder.



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1        (D) Any air rifle as defined in Section 24.8-0.1 of
2    this Code.
3        (E) Any handgun, as defined under the Firearm
4    Concealed Carry Act, unless otherwise listed in this
5    Section.
6    (3) "Assault weapon attachment" means any device capable
7of being attached to a firearm that is specifically designed
8for making or converting a firearm into any of the firearms
9listed in paragraph (1) of this subsection (a).
10    (4) "Antique firearm" has the meaning ascribed to it in 18
11U.S.C. 921(a)(16).
12    (5) ".50 caliber rifle" means a centerfire rifle capable
13of firing a .50 caliber cartridge. The term does not include
14any antique firearm, any shotgun including a shotgun that has
15a rifle barrel, or any muzzle-loader which uses black powder
16for hunting or historical reenactments.
17    (6) ".50 caliber cartridge" means a cartridge in .50 BMG
18caliber, either by designation or actual measurement, that is
19capable of being fired from a centerfire rifle. The term ".50
20caliber cartridge" does not include any memorabilia or display
21item that is filled with a permanent inert substance or that is
22otherwise permanently altered in a manner that prevents ready
23modification for use as live ammunition or shotgun ammunition
24with a caliber measurement that is equal to or greater than .50
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1device that may be removed from a firearm without disassembly
2of the firearm action, including an ammunition feeding device
3that may be readily removed from a firearm with the use of a
4bullet, cartridge, accessory, or other tool, or any other
5object that functions as a tool, including a bullet or
7    (8) "Fixed magazine" means an ammunition feeding device
8that is permanently attached to a firearm, or contained in and
9not removable from a firearm, or that is otherwise not a
10detachable magazine, but does not include an attached tubular
11device designed to accept, and capable of operating only with,
12.22 caliber rimfire ammunition.
13    (b) Except as provided in subsections (c), (d), and (e),
14on or after January 10, 2023 (the effective date of Public Act
15102-1116) this amendatory Act of the 102nd General Assembly,
16it is unlawful for any person within this State to knowingly
17manufacture, deliver, sell, import, or purchase or cause to be
18manufactured, delivered, sold, imported, or purchased by
19another, an assault weapon, assault weapon attachment, .50
20caliber rifle, or .50 caliber cartridge.
21    (c) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (d),
22beginning January 1, 2024, it is unlawful for any person
23within this State to knowingly possess an assault weapon,
24assault weapon attachment, .50 caliber rifle, or .50 caliber
26    (d) This Section does not apply to a person's possession



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1of an assault weapon, assault weapon attachment, .50 caliber
2rifle, or .50 caliber cartridge device if the person lawfully
3possessed that assault weapon, assault weapon attachment, .50
4caliber rifle, or .50 caliber cartridge prohibited by
5subsection (c) of this Section, if the person has provided in
6an endorsement affidavit, prior to January 1, 2024, under oath
7or affirmation and in the form and manner prescribed by the
8Illinois State Police, no later than October 1, 2023:
9        (1) the affiant's Firearm Owner's Identification Card
10    number;
11        (2) an affirmation that the affiant: (i) possessed an
12    assault weapon, assault weapon attachment, .50 caliber
13    rifle, or .50 caliber cartridge before January 10, 2023
14    (the effective date of Public Act 102-1116) this
15    amendatory Act of the 102nd General Assembly; or (ii)
16    inherited the assault weapon, assault weapon attachment,
17    .50 caliber rifle, or .50 caliber cartridge from a person
18    with an endorsement under this Section or from a person
19    authorized under subdivisions (1) through (5) of
20    subsection (e) to possess the assault weapon, assault
21    weapon attachment, .50 caliber rifle, or .50 caliber
22    cartridge; and
23        (3) the make, model, caliber, and serial number of the
24    .50 caliber rifle or assault weapon or assault weapons
25    listed in paragraphs (J), (K), and (L) of subdivision (1)
26    of subsection (a) of this Section possessed by the affiant



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1    prior to January 10, 2023 (the effective date of Public
2    Act 102-1116) this amendatory Act of the 102nd General
3    Assembly and any assault weapons identified and published
4    by the Illinois State Police pursuant to this subdivision
5    (3). No later than October 1, 2023, and every October 1
6    thereafter, the Illinois State Police shall, via
7    rulemaking, identify, publish, and make available on its
8    website, the list of assault weapons subject to an
9    endorsement affidavit under this subsection (d). The list
10    shall identify, but is not limited to, the copies,
11    duplicates, variants, and altered facsimiles of the
12    assault weapons identified in paragraphs (J), (K), and (L)
13    of subdivision (1) of subsection (a) of this Section and
14    shall be consistent with the definition of "assault
15    weapon" identified in this Section. The Illinois State
16    Police may adopt emergency rulemaking in accordance with
17    Section 5-45 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act.
18    The adoption of emergency rules authorized by Section 5-45
19    of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act and this
20    paragraph is deemed to be necessary for the public
21    interest, safety, and welfare.
22    The affidavit form shall include the following statement
23printed in bold type: "Warning: Entering false information on
24this form is punishable as perjury under Section 32-2 of the
25Criminal Code of 2012. Entering false information on this form
26is a violation of the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act."



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1    In any administrative, civil, or criminal proceeding in
2this State, a completed endorsement affidavit submitted to the
3Illinois State Police by a person under this Section creates a
4rebuttable presumption that the person is entitled to possess
5and transport the assault weapon, assault weapon attachment,
6.50 caliber rifle, or .50 caliber cartridge.
7    Beginning 90 days after January 10, 2023 (the effective
8date of Public Act 102-1116) this amendatory Act of the 102nd
9General Assembly, a person authorized under this Section to
10possess an assault weapon, assault weapon attachment, .50
11caliber rifle, or .50 caliber cartridge shall possess such
12items only:
13        (1) on private property owned or immediately
14    controlled by the person;
15        (2) on private property that is not open to the public
16    with the express permission of the person who owns or
17    immediately controls such property;
18        (3) while on the premises of a licensed firearms
19    dealer or gunsmith for the purpose of lawful repair;
20        (4) while engaged in the legal use of the assault
21    weapon, assault weapon attachment, .50 caliber rifle, or
22    .50 caliber cartridge at a properly licensed firing range
23    or sport shooting competition venue; or
24        (5) while traveling to or from these locations,
25    provided that the assault weapon, assault weapon
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1    assault weapon, assault weapon attachment, .50 caliber
2    rifle, or .50 caliber cartridge is enclosed in a case,
3    firearm carrying box, shipping box, or other container.
4    Beginning on January 1, 2024, the person with the
5endorsement for an assault weapon, assault weapon attachment,
6.50 caliber rifle, or .50 caliber cartridge or a person
7authorized under subdivisions (1) through (5) of subsection
8(e) to possess an assault weapon, assault weapon attachment,
9.50 caliber rifle, or .50 caliber cartridge may transfer the
10assault weapon, assault weapon attachment, .50 caliber rifle,
11or .50 caliber cartridge only to an heir, an individual
12residing in another state maintaining it in another state, or
13a dealer licensed as a federal firearms dealer under Section
14923 of the federal Gun Control Act of 1968. Within 10 days
15after transfer of the weapon except to an heir, the person
16shall notify the Illinois State Police of the name and address
17of the transferee and comply with the requirements of
18subsection (b) of Section 3 of the Firearm Owners
19Identification Card Act. The person to whom the weapon or
20ammunition is transferred shall, within 60 days of the
21transfer, complete an affidavit required under this Section. A
22person to whom the weapon is transferred may transfer it only
23as provided in this subsection.
24    Except as provided in subsection (e) and beginning on
25January 1, 2024, any person who moves into this State in
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1.50 caliber rifle, or .50 caliber cartridge shall, within 60
2days, apply for a Firearm Owners Identification Card and
3complete an endorsement application as outlined in subsection
5    Notwithstanding any other law, information contained in
6the endorsement affidavit shall be confidential, is exempt
7from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, and
8shall not be disclosed, except to law enforcement agencies
9acting in the performance of their duties. Should this Section
10be found to be unconstitutional by a court with all appeals
11exhausted or expired, the Illinois State Police shall
12immediately and permanently destroy or have destroyed each
13endorsement affidavit and all information collected from the
14endorsement affidavit in possession of the Illinois State
15Police and any law enforcement agency.
16    (e) The provisions of this Section regarding the purchase
17or possession of assault weapons, assault weapon attachments,
18.50 caliber rifles, and .50 cartridges, as well as the
19provisions of this Section that prohibit causing those items
20to be purchased or possessed, do not apply to:
21        (1) Peace officers, as defined in Section 2-13 of this
22    Code.
23        (2) Qualified law enforcement officers and qualified
24    retired law enforcement officers as defined in the Law
25    Enforcement Officers Safety Act of 2004 (18 U.S.C. 926B
26    and 926C) and as recognized under Illinois law.



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1        (3) Acquisition and possession by a federal, State, or
2    local law enforcement agency for the purpose of equipping
3    the agency's peace officers as defined in paragraph (1) or
4    (2) of this subsection (e).
5        (4) Wardens, superintendents, and keepers of prisons,
6    penitentiaries, jails, and other institutions for the
7    detention of persons accused or convicted of an offense.
8        (5) Members of the Armed Services or Reserve Forces of
9    the United States or the Illinois National Guard, while
10    performing their official duties or while traveling to or
11    from their places of duty.
12        (6) Any company that employs armed security officers
13    in this State at a nuclear energy, storage, weapons, or
14    development site or facility regulated by the federal
15    Nuclear Regulatory Commission and any person employed as
16    an armed security force member at a nuclear energy,
17    storage, weapons, or development site or facility
18    regulated by the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission who
19    has completed the background screening and training
20    mandated by the rules and regulations of the federal
21    Nuclear Regulatory Commission and while performing
22    official duties.
23        (7) Any private security contractor agency licensed
24    under the Private Detective, Private Alarm, Private
25    Security, Fingerprint Vendor, and Locksmith Act of 2004
26    that employs private security contractors and any private



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1    security contractor who is licensed and has been issued a
2    firearm control card under the Private Detective, Private
3    Alarm, Private Security, Fingerprint Vendor, and Locksmith
4    Act of 2004 while performing official duties.
5    The provisions of this Section do not apply to the
6manufacture, delivery, sale, import, purchase, or possession
7of an assault weapon, assault weapon attachment, .50 caliber
8rifle, or .50 caliber cartridge or causing the manufacture,
9delivery, sale, importation, purchase, or possession of those
11        (A) for sale or transfer to persons authorized under
12    subdivisions (1) through (7) of this subsection (e) to
13    possess those items;
14        (B) for sale or transfer to the United States or any
15    department or agency thereof; or
16        (C) for sale or transfer in another state or for
17    export.
18    This Section does not apply to or affect any of the
20        (i) Possession of any firearm if that firearm is
21    sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee and by
22    USA Shooting, the national governing body for
23    international shooting competition in the United States,
24    but only when the firearm is in the actual possession of an
25    Olympic target shooting competitor or target shooting
26    coach for the purpose of storage, transporting to and from



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1    Olympic target shooting practice or events if the firearm
2    is broken down in a nonfunctioning state, is not
3    immediately accessible, or is unloaded and enclosed in a
4    firearm case, carrying box, shipping box, or other similar
5    portable container designed for the safe transportation of
6    firearms, and when the Olympic target shooting competitor
7    or target shooting coach is engaging in those practices or
8    events. For the purposes of this paragraph (8), "firearm"
9    has the meaning provided in Section 1.1 of the Firearm
10    Owners Identification Card Act.
11        (ii) Any nonresident who transports, within 24 hours,
12    a weapon for any lawful purpose from any place where the
13    nonresident may lawfully possess and carry that weapon to
14    any other place where the nonresident may lawfully possess
15    and carry that weapon if, during the transportation, the
16    weapon is unloaded, and neither the weapon nor any
17    ammunition being transported is readily accessible or is
18    directly accessible from the passenger compartment of the
19    transporting vehicle. In the case of a vehicle without a
20    compartment separate from the driver's compartment, the
21    weapon or ammunition shall be contained in a locked
22    container other than the glove compartment or console.
23        (iii) Possession of a weapon at an event taking place
24    at the World Shooting and Recreational Complex at Sparta,
25    only while engaged in the legal use of the weapon, or while
26    traveling to or from that location if the weapon is broken



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1    down in a nonfunctioning state, is not immediately
2    accessible, or is unloaded and enclosed in a firearm case,
3    carrying box, shipping box, or other similar portable
4    container designed for the safe transportation of
5    firearms.
6        (iv) Possession of a weapon only for hunting use
7    expressly permitted under the Wildlife Code, or while
8    traveling to or from a location authorized for this
9    hunting use under the Wildlife Code if the weapon is
10    broken down in a nonfunctioning state, is not immediately
11    accessible, or is unloaded and enclosed in a firearm case,
12    carrying box, shipping box, or other similar portable
13    container designed for the safe transportation of
14    firearms. By October 1, 2023, the Illinois State Police,
15    in consultation with the Department of Natural Resources,
16    shall adopt rules concerning the list of applicable
17    weapons approved under this subparagraph (iv). The
18    Illinois State Police may adopt emergency rules in
19    accordance with Section 5-45 of the Illinois
20    Administrative Procedure Act. The adoption of emergency
21    rules authorized by Section 5-45 of the Illinois
22    Administrative Procedure Act and this paragraph is deemed
23    to be necessary for the public interest, safety, and
24    welfare.
25        (v) The manufacture, transportation, possession, sale,
26    or rental of blank-firing assault weapons and .50 caliber



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1    rifles, or the weapon's respective attachments, to persons
2    authorized or permitted, or both authorized and permitted,
3    to acquire and possess these weapons or attachments for
4    the purpose of rental for use solely as props for a motion
5    picture, television, or video production or entertainment
6    event.
7    Any person not subject to this Section may submit an
8endorsement affidavit if the person chooses.
9    (f) Any sale or transfer with a background check initiated
10to the Illinois State Police on or before January 10, 2023 (the
11effective date of Public Act 102-1116) this amendatory Act of
12the 102nd General Assembly is allowed to be completed after
13January 10, 2023 the effective date of this amendatory Act
14once an approval is issued by the Illinois State Police and any
15applicable waiting period under Section 24-3 has expired.
16    (g) The Illinois State Police shall take all steps
17necessary to carry out the requirements of this Section within
18by October 1, 2023.
19    (h) The Illinois Department of the State Police shall also
20develop and implement a public notice and public outreach
21campaign to promote awareness about the provisions of Public
22Act 102-1116 this amendatory Act of the 102nd General Assembly
23and to increase compliance with this Section.
24(Source: P.A. 102-1116, eff. 1-10-23; revised 4-6-23.)