Comments: IL HB1488 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the Department of State Police may develop a system under which the holder of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card may display an electronic version of his or her Firearm Owner's Identification Card on a mobile telephone or other portable electronic device. Provides that an electronic version of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card shall contain security features the Department determines to be necessary to ensure that the electronic version is accurate and current and shall satisfy other requirements the Department determines to be necessary regarding form and content. Provides that the display or possession of an electronic version of a valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card in accordance with the requirements of the Department satisfies all requirements for the display or possession of a valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card under the laws of the State. Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that the Department of State Police may develop a system under which the holder of a concealed carry license may display an electronic version of his or her license on a mobile telephone or other portable electronic device. Provides that an electronic version of a license shall contain security features the Department determines to be necessary to ensure that the electronic version is accurate and current and shall satisfy other requirements the Department determines to be necessary regarding form and content. Provides that the display or possession of an electronic version of a license in accordance with the requirements of the Department satisfies all requirements for the display or possession of a valid license under the laws of the State. Makes conforming changes.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 10-3)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-25 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Allen Skillicorn [HB1488 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

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