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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  Department  of  State Police Law of the
 5    Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is  amended  by  adding
 6    Section 2605-555 as follows:

 7        (20 ILCS 2605/2605-555 new)
 8        Sec. 2605-555. Pilot program; Project Exile.
 9        (a)  The Department shall establish a Project Exile pilot
10    program to combat gun violence.
11        (b)  Through   the  pilot  program,  the  Department,  in
12    coordination with local  law  enforcement  agencies,  State's
13    Attorneys,  and United States Attorneys, shall, to the extent
14    possible, encourage the prosecution in federal court  of  all
15    persons  who illegally use, attempt to use or threaten to use
16    firearms against the person or property of another,  of   all
17    persons  who  use  or  possess a firearm in connection with a
18    violation  of  the  Cannabis  Control  Act  or  the  Illinois
19    Controlled  Substances  Act,  all  persons  who   have   been
20    convicted  of  a  felony  under the laws of this State or any
21    other jurisdiction who possess any  weapon  prohibited  under
22    Section  24-1  of the Criminal Code of 1961 or any firearm or
23    any firearm ammunition, and of all persons who use or possess
24    a firearm in connection with  a  violation  of  an  order  of
25    protection issued under the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of
26    1986  or  in connection with the offense of domestic battery.
27    The program shall  also  encourage  public  outreach  by  law
28    enforcement agencies.
29        (c)  There  is  created the Project Exile Fund, a special
30    fund in the  State  treasury.  Moneys  appropriated  for  the
31    purposes  of  Project Exile and moneys from any other private
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 1    or public source, including without  limitation  grants  from
 2    the  Department  of  Commerce and Community Affairs, shall be
 3    deposited into the Fund.  Moneys  in  the  Fund,  subject  to
 4    appropriation,  may be used by the Department of State Police
 5    to develop and administer the Project Exile pilot program.
 6        (d)  The Department shall report to the General  Assembly
 7    by  March 1, 2003 regarding the implementation and effects of
 8    the Project Exile pilot program and shall by that  date  make
 9    recommendations  to  the  General Assembly for changes in the
10    program that the Department deems appropriate.
11        The requirement for reporting  to  the  General  Assembly
12    shall  be  satisfied  by filing copies of the report with the
13    Speaker, the Minority Leader and the Clerk of  the  House  of
14    Representatives  and  the  President, the Minority Leader and
15    the Secretary of the  Senate  and  the  Legislative  Research
16    Unit,  as  required  by  Section  3.1 of the General Assembly
17    Organization Act, and filing such additional copies with  the
18    State  Government  Report Distribution Center for the General
19    Assembly as is required under paragraph (t) of Section  7  of
20    the State Library Act.

21        Section  10.  The  State Finance Act is amended by adding
22    Section 5.545 as follows:

23        (30 ILCS 105/5.545 new)
24        Sec. 5.545.  The Project Exile Fund.

25        Section 99.  Effective date. This Act takes  effect  upon
26    becoming law.
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 1                                INDEX
 2               Statutes amended in order of appearance
 3    20 ILCS 2605/2605-555 new
 4    30 ILCS 105/5.545 new

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