IL SB1657 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 17-0)
Status: Introduced on February 9 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-04-06 - Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2017
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 Provides that the Act is repealed on January 1, 2028.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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2017-04-06SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2017
2017-04-06SenateSecond Reading
2017-03-29SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 30, 2017
2017-03-29SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 007-005-000
2017-03-28SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
2017-03-17SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 7, 2017
2017-03-15SenatePostponed - Judiciary
2017-03-14SenateReported Back To Judiciary; 002-001-000
2017-03-10SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
2017-03-09SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
2017-03-07SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
2017-03-07SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
2017-03-06SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
2017-03-02SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
2017-03-02SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
2017-03-01SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
2017-03-01SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
2017-03-01SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
2017-03-01SenateTo Subcommittee on Firearms
2017-02-28SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
2017-02-28SenateAssigned to Judiciary
2017-02-22SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
2017-02-16SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Kwame Raoul
2017-02-16SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
2017-02-16SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
2017-02-16SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
2017-02-15SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
2017-02-09SenateReferred to Assignments
2017-02-09SenateFirst Reading
2017-02-09SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon

Code Citations

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

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