SCULLY AND BASSI.
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that a person who
commits the offense of unlawful purchase of a firearm by purchasing a
firearm with the intent to deliver the firearm to a person prohibited
by federal or State law from possessing the firearm or by purchasing
the firearm and intentionally providing false information on a U.S.
Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
firearm transaction record form shall be sentenced to an additional
term of imprisonment of 10 years for each firearm purchased that was:
(1) used in a crime that involved a violation of the Cannabis Control
Act or the Illinois Controlled Substances Act; (2) used in a crime
committed against a law enforcement officer; or (3) used in the
commission of a felony. Effective immediately.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Includes in the offense of unlawful purchase of a firearm, the
attempt to purchase the firearms.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: JAN-07-2003
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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