Comments: IL SB1809 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012, the Unified Code of Corrections, and the County Jail Act. Permits currently employed and retired State correctional officers and county correctional officers to carry their own firearms off duty without being in violation of the unlawful use of weapons and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon statutes if they meet certain training requirements. Deletes provision exempting from the unlawful use of weapons statute and the aggravated unlawful use of a weapon statute athlete's possession, transport on official Olympic and Paralympic transit systems established for athletes, or use of competition firearms sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee, the International Paralympic Committee, the International Shooting Sport Federation, or USA Shooting in connection with such athlete's training for and participation in shooting competitions at the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games and sanctioned test events leading up to the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 11-4)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-05-05 - Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments [SB1809 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

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