State of Illinois
92nd General Assembly

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 1        AN ACT in relation to firearms.

 2        Be  it  enacted  by  the People of the State of Illinois,
 3    represented in the General Assembly:

 4        Section  5.  The Firearm Owners Identification  Card  Act
 5    is amended by changing Section 3 as follows:

 6        (430 ILCS 65/3) (from Ch. 38, par. 83-3)
 7        Sec.  3.  (a) Except as provided in Section 3a, no person
 8    within this State may knowingly  transfer,  or  cause  to  be
 9    transferred,  any  firearm  or  any firearm ammunition to any
10    person within this State unless the transferee with  whom  he
11    deals    displays   a   currently   valid   Firearm   Owner's
12    Identification Card which has previously been issued  in  his
13    name  by  the Department of State Police under the provisions
14    of this Act. In addition, all firearm transfers by  federally
15    licensed firearm dealers are subject to Section 3.1.
16        (b)  Any person within this State who transfers or causes
17    to  be  transferred  any  firearm shall keep a record of such
18    transfer for a period of 10 years from the date of  transfer.
19    Such  record  shall  contain  the  date  of the transfer; the
20    description, serial number or other  information  identifying
21    the  firearm  if  no  serial number is available; and, if the
22    transfer was completed within this  State,  the  transferee's
23    Firearm  Owner's  Identification  Card number. On demand of a
24    peace officer such transferor shall  produce  for  inspection
25    such record of transfer.
26        (b-5)  In  addition  to  any  other  requirements of this
27    Section, any person who is required by this Section to keep a
28    record of a transfer of a handgun as defined  in  clause  (h)
29    (2) of subsection (A) of Section 24-3 of the Criminal Code of
30    1961   occurring   within  the  10-year  period   immediately
31    preceding the effective date of this amendatory  Act  of  the
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 1    92nd  General Assembly must, no later than 30 days after that
 2    effective date, report those transfers to the  Department  of
 3    State  Police.  Any person who is required by this Section to
 4    keep a record of a transfer of a handgun must no  later  than
 5    30  days  after  the  transfer  report  that  transfer to the
 6    Department of State  Police.  The  report  must  contain  the
 7    information  required  to  be  maintained  as  a record under
 8    subsection (b) of this Section.   The Department must include
 9    the  records  of  those  reports  in  the  computer  database
10    required to be maintained under this Section. Information  in
11    the  database  must  be made available to any law enforcement
12    officer responsible for the enforcement  of  any  federal  or
13    State  law  or  municipal  or  county  ordinance  relating to
14    handguns.
15        The computer database must also contain a listing of each
16    county or municipality that prohibits one or  more  types  of
17    handguns,  and  the  type  or  types  of  handguns  that  are
18    prohibited   in  that  county  or  municipality.   Except  as
19    specifically provided in this  Section,  information  in  the
20    database  are  confidential records of the Department and are
21    not subject to disclosure.
22        (c)  The  provisions  of  this  Section   regarding   the
23    transfer  of  firearm  ammunition  shall  not  apply to those
24    persons specified in paragraph (b) of Section 2 of this Act.
25    (Source: P.A. 87-299.)

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