IL HB2541 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 32-0)
Status: Failed on January 8 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-01-08 - Session Sine Die
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Creates the Gun Dealer Licensing Act. Provides that it is unlawful for a person to engage in the business of selling, leasing, or otherwise transferring firearms without a license issued by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Provides that a dealership agent other than a dealer licensee-in-charge may act on behalf of the licensed dealership without being licensed as a dealer under the Act. Creates the Gun Dealer Licensing Board consisting of 5 members appointed by the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation to recommend policies, procedures, and rules relevant to the administration and enforcement of the Act. Provides that the holder of a dealership license issued under the Act may employ in the conduct of his or her business dealership agents. Establishes qualifications for obtaining dealership licenses and for being employed as a dealership agent. Establishes penalties for violations of the Act. Provides for rulemaking, including emergency rulemaking. Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Provides that the Act is repealed on January 1, 2028. Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Makes conforming changes.

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2019-01-08HouseSession Sine Die
2018-04-26HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
2018-04-26HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
2017-04-28HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2017-04-26HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
2017-03-31HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) April 28, 2017
2017-03-21HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
2017-03-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
2017-03-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
2017-03-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregory Harris
2017-03-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
2017-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
2017-02-23HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
2017-02-23HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
2017-02-23HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
2017-02-23HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
2017-02-23HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
2017-02-23HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
2017-02-23HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
2017-02-23HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
2017-02-23HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
2017-02-23HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
2017-02-23HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
2017-02-23HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
2017-02-23HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
2017-02-23HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
2017-02-23HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
2017-02-23HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
2017-02-22HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
2017-02-09HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
2017-02-09HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
2017-02-09HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
2017-02-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
2017-02-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
2017-02-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
2017-02-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
2017-02-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
2017-02-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Scott Drury
2017-02-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
2017-02-08HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-02-08HouseFirst Reading
2017-02-08HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kathleen Willis

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
51005-45Amended CodeCitation Text
5804.38New CodeSee Bill Text

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