92nd General Assembly
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   720 ILCS 5/24-3.6 new                                                       

        Amends the  Criminal  Code  of  1961.   Creates  the  offense  of      
   unlawful  attempt  to  purchase  a  firearm  without a Firearm Owner's      
   Identification Card.  Provides that it is a  Class A misdemeanor for a      
   person to: (1) intend to purchase a firearm without displaying to  the      
   transferor  of the firearm a valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card      
   issued in the person's name by the Department  of  State  Police;  and      
   (2)  take  a substantial step in the completion of the purchase of the      
   firearm. Effective immediately.                                             
          FISCAL NOTE (Department of Corrections)                              
          There would be no fiscal or corrections population impact.           
          CORRECTIONAL NOTE (Department of Corrections)                        
          Same as DOC fiscal note.                                             
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          720 ILCS 5/24-3.6 new                                                
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          720 ILCS 5/24-3                 from Ch. 38, par. 24-3               
        Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Criminal      
   Code of 1961 relating to the unlawful sale of firearms.   Prohibits  a      
   federally   licensed   firearm   dealer,  importer,  manufacturer,  or      
   pawnbroker from knowingly selling or giving a firearm to any  Illinois      
   resident  18  years  of age or over who does not possess and display a      
   valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card.  Provides that the  penalty      
   is  a  Class  4  felony.   Provides  that it is not a violation  for a      
   person who is not prohibited under State or federal law from owning or      
   possessing a firearm if the person  is  a  participant  in  a  firearm      
   safety, training, or education course.  Effective immediately.              
   FEB-08-2001  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   FEB-08-2001  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-08-2001  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   FEB-21-2001  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               JUD-CIVIL LAW         
   FEB-22-2001  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    GARRETT               
   MAR-05-2001  H                         FISCAL NOTE FILED                       
   MAR-05-2001  H  CORRECTIONAL NOTE FILED                                        
   MAR-05-2001  H                   COMMITTEE               JUD-CIVIL LAW         
   MAR-08-2001  H                             AMENDMENT NO. 01-JUD-CIVIL LAW H    
   MAR-08-2001  H                                   ADOPTED                       
   MAR-08-2001  H       REMAINS IN COMMITTEE                JUD-CIVIL LAW         
   MAR-16-2001  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   JAN-07-2003  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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