IL HB5950 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Failed on January 8 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-01-08 - Session Sine Die
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that any person prohibited from possessing a firearm under the Criminal Code of 2012 or acquiring a Firearm Owner's Identification Card under the Act may apply to the Director of State Police or petition the circuit court in the county where the petitioner resides for relief and the Director or court may grant it if it is established by the applicant to the court's or Director's satisfaction that the applicant has not been convicted of a forcible felony under the laws of this State or any other jurisdiction within 5 years (currently, 20 years) or at least 5 years have passed since the end of any period of imprisonment imposed in relation to that conviction.

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2019-01-08HouseSession Sine Die
2018-11-07HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-11-07HouseFirst Reading
2018-10-04HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Allen Skillicorn
2018-08-23HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Barbara Wheeler

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