Comments: IL HB2785 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that the Department of State Police must notify the applicant stating detailed grounds for the denial and the applicant's right to receive copies of all documents and other evidence that was provided to the Department concerning the application. Provides that in the event that an applicant is denied a license, a copy of any and all objections made by law enforcement agencies shall be made available to the applicant. Provides that upon the referral, applicants shall be given notice by the Department that the application is undergoing review by the Board. Provides that the notice shall include the next date upon which the Concealed Carry Licensing Review Board is expected to convene, and shall inform the applicant that the 90-day time period has been tolled. Provides that all documents and evidence provided to the Board, including a list of the names of all witnesses who provided testimony to the Board, shall be made available to the applicant and the applicant's designated attorney, if any. Provides that an applicant may appeal a denial of an application for a concealed carry license by the Department to the Director for a hearing within 70 calendar days after the denial is delivered to the address listed on the application. Provides that the time deadline for filing a petition for administrative or judicial review shall be 70 calendar days from the date the notice of denial was received by the applicant. Provides that if an applicant brings a petition for judicial review under the Act, the petition must be decided without remand to the Department.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Introduced) 2017-05-12 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Reginald Phillips [HB2785 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

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