IL HB1891 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)
Status: Introduced on February 16 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-03-27 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Amends the Wildlife Code. Removes the prohibition on the use of a silencer or other device to muffle or mute the sound of the explosion or report resulting from the firing of any gun. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits the offense of unlawful use of weapons when the person knowingly uses, attaches, or possesses with the intent to use or attach any device or attachment of any kind for silencing the report of any handgun, unless the use, attachment, or possession with the intent to use the device or attachment is on the premises of a firing or shooting range; or possesses any device or attachment of any kind designed, used, or intended for use in silencing the report of any other firearm if the device or attachment is not possessed in compliance with the National Firearms Act (rather than a person commits the offense of unlawful use of weapons when the person possesses any device or attachment of any kind designed, used, or intended for use in silencing the report of any firearm). Provides that a person commits the offense of unlawful sale or delivery of firearms when he or she knowingly transfers or gives a suppressor or silencer to a person not authorized to possess the suppressor or silencer under federal law. Provides that a violation of this provision is a Class 3 felony. Effective immediately.

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Title

WILDLIFE&CRIM CD-SILENCERS

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-03-27HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2021-03-18HouseTo Firearms and Firearm Safety Subcommittee
2021-03-09HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
2021-02-24HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
2021-02-17HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2021-02-17HouseFirst Reading
2021-02-17HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
2021-02-16HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Amy Elik

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
52052.33Amended CodeCitation Text
720524-1Amended CodeCitation Text
720524-3Amended CodeCitation Text

Illinois State Sources


Bill Comments 750

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