Bill Text: IL HB1865 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Repeals the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Amends various Acts to make conforming changes. Effective January 1, 2022.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2022-02-18 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [HB1865 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2021-HB1865-Introduced.html


102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB1865

Introduced , by Rep. Chris Miller

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
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Repeals the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Amends various Acts to make conforming changes. Effective January 1, 2022.
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1 AN ACT concerning firearms.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Freedom of Information Act is amended by
5changing Section 7.5 as follows:
6 (5 ILCS 140/7.5)
7 Sec. 7.5. Statutory exemptions. To the extent provided for
8by the statutes referenced below, the following shall be
9exempt from inspection and copying:
10 (a) All information determined to be confidential
11 under Section 4002 of the Technology Advancement and
12 Development Act.
13 (b) Library circulation and order records identifying
14 library users with specific materials under the Library
15 Records Confidentiality Act.
16 (c) Applications, related documents, and medical
17 records received by the Experimental Organ Transplantation
18 Procedures Board and any and all documents or other
19 records prepared by the Experimental Organ Transplantation
20 Procedures Board or its staff relating to applications it
21 has received.
22 (d) Information and records held by the Department of
23 Public Health and its authorized representatives relating

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1 to known or suspected cases of sexually transmissible
2 disease or any information the disclosure of which is
3 restricted under the Illinois Sexually Transmissible
4 Disease Control Act.
5 (e) Information the disclosure of which is exempted
6 under Section 30 of the Radon Industry Licensing Act.
7 (f) Firm performance evaluations under Section 55 of
8 the Architectural, Engineering, and Land Surveying
9 Qualifications Based Selection Act.
10 (g) Information the disclosure of which is restricted
11 and exempted under Section 50 of the Illinois Prepaid
12 Tuition Act.
13 (h) Information the disclosure of which is exempted
14 under the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act, and
15 records of any lawfully created State or local inspector
16 general's office that would be exempt if created or
17 obtained by an Executive Inspector General's office under
18 that Act.
19 (i) Information contained in a local emergency energy
20 plan submitted to a municipality in accordance with a
21 local emergency energy plan ordinance that is adopted
22 under Section 11-21.5-5 of the Illinois Municipal Code.
23 (j) Information and data concerning the distribution
24 of surcharge moneys collected and remitted by carriers
25 under the Emergency Telephone System Act.
26 (k) Law enforcement officer identification information

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1 or driver identification information compiled by a law
2 enforcement agency or the Department of Transportation
3 under Section 11-212 of the Illinois Vehicle Code.
4 (l) Records and information provided to a residential
5 health care facility resident sexual assault and death
6 review team or the Executive Council under the Abuse
7 Prevention Review Team Act.
8 (m) Information provided to the predatory lending
9 database created pursuant to Article 3 of the Residential
10 Real Property Disclosure Act, except to the extent
11 authorized under that Article.
12 (n) Defense budgets and petitions for certification of
13 compensation and expenses for court appointed trial
14 counsel as provided under Sections 10 and 15 of the
15 Capital Crimes Litigation Act. This subsection (n) shall
16 apply until the conclusion of the trial of the case, even
17 if the prosecution chooses not to pursue the death penalty
18 prior to trial or sentencing.
19 (o) Information that is prohibited from being
20 disclosed under Section 4 of the Illinois Health and
21 Hazardous Substances Registry Act.
22 (p) Security portions of system safety program plans,
23 investigation reports, surveys, schedules, lists, data, or
24 information compiled, collected, or prepared by or for the
25 Regional Transportation Authority under Section 2.11 of
26 the Regional Transportation Authority Act or the St. Clair

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1 County Transit District under the Bi-State Transit Safety
2 Act.
3 (q) Information prohibited from being disclosed by the
4 Personnel Record Review Act.
5 (r) Information prohibited from being disclosed by the
6 Illinois School Student Records Act.
7 (s) Information the disclosure of which is restricted
8 under Section 5-108 of the Public Utilities Act.
9 (t) All identified or deidentified health information
10 in the form of health data or medical records contained
11 in, stored in, submitted to, transferred by, or released
12 from the Illinois Health Information Exchange, and
13 identified or deidentified health information in the form
14 of health data and medical records of the Illinois Health
15 Information Exchange in the possession of the Illinois
16 Health Information Exchange Office due to its
17 administration of the Illinois Health Information
18 Exchange. The terms "identified" and "deidentified" shall
19 be given the same meaning as in the Health Insurance
20 Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, Public Law
21 104-191, or any subsequent amendments thereto, and any
22 regulations promulgated thereunder.
23 (u) Records and information provided to an independent
24 team of experts under the Developmental Disability and
25 Mental Health Safety Act (also known as Brian's Law).
26 (v) Names and information of people who have applied

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1 for or received Firearm Owner's Identification Cards under
2 the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act before the
3 effective date of this amendatory Act of the 102nd General
4 Assembly or applied for or received a concealed carry
5 license under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act, unless
6 otherwise authorized by the Firearm Concealed Carry Act;
7 and databases under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act,
8 records of the Concealed Carry Licensing Review Board
9 under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act, and law enforcement
10 agency objections under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act.
11 (w) Personally identifiable information which is
12 exempted from disclosure under subsection (g) of Section
13 19.1 of the Toll Highway Act.
14 (x) Information which is exempted from disclosure
15 under Section 5-1014.3 of the Counties Code or Section
16 8-11-21 of the Illinois Municipal Code.
17 (y) Confidential information under the Adult
18 Protective Services Act and its predecessor enabling
19 statute, the Elder Abuse and Neglect Act, including
20 information about the identity and administrative finding
21 against any caregiver of a verified and substantiated
22 decision of abuse, neglect, or financial exploitation of
23 an eligible adult maintained in the Registry established
24 under Section 7.5 of the Adult Protective Services Act.
25 (z) Records and information provided to a fatality
26 review team or the Illinois Fatality Review Team Advisory

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1 Council under Section 15 of the Adult Protective Services
2 Act.
3 (aa) Information which is exempted from disclosure
4 under Section 2.37 of the Wildlife Code.
5 (bb) Information which is or was prohibited from
6 disclosure by the Juvenile Court Act of 1987.
7 (cc) Recordings made under the Law Enforcement
8 Officer-Worn Body Camera Act, except to the extent
9 authorized under that Act.
10 (dd) Information that is prohibited from being
11 disclosed under Section 45 of the Condominium and Common
12 Interest Community Ombudsperson Act.
13 (ee) Information that is exempted from disclosure
14 under Section 30.1 of the Pharmacy Practice Act.
15 (ff) Information that is exempted from disclosure
16 under the Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act.
17 (gg) Information that is prohibited from being
18 disclosed under Section 7-603.5 of the Illinois Vehicle
19 Code.
20 (hh) Records that are exempt from disclosure under
21 Section 1A-16.7 of the Election Code.
22 (ii) Information which is exempted from disclosure
23 under Section 2505-800 of the Department of Revenue Law of
24 the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois.
25 (jj) Information and reports that are required to be
26 submitted to the Department of Labor by registering day

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1 and temporary labor service agencies but are exempt from
2 disclosure under subsection (a-1) of Section 45 of the Day
3 and Temporary Labor Services Act.
4 (kk) Information prohibited from disclosure under the
5 Seizure and Forfeiture Reporting Act.
6 (ll) Information the disclosure of which is restricted
7 and exempted under Section 5-30.8 of the Illinois Public
8 Aid Code.
9 (mm) Records that are exempt from disclosure under
10 Section 4.2 of the Crime Victims Compensation Act.
11 (nn) Information that is exempt from disclosure under
12 Section 70 of the Higher Education Student Assistance Act.
13 (oo) Communications, notes, records, and reports
14 arising out of a peer support counseling session
15 prohibited from disclosure under the First Responders
16 Suicide Prevention Act.
17 (pp) Names and all identifying information relating to
18 an employee of an emergency services provider or law
19 enforcement agency under the First Responders Suicide
20 Prevention Act.
21 (qq) Information and records held by the Department of
22 Public Health and its authorized representatives collected
23 under the Reproductive Health Act.
24 (rr) Information that is exempt from disclosure under
25 the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act.
26 (ss) Data reported by an employer to the Department of

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1 Human Rights pursuant to Section 2-108 of the Illinois
2 Human Rights Act.
3 (tt) Recordings made under the Children's Advocacy
4 Center Act, except to the extent authorized under that
5 Act.
6 (uu) Information that is exempt from disclosure under
7 Section 50 of the Sexual Assault Evidence Submission Act.
8 (vv) Information that is exempt from disclosure under
9 subsections (f) and (j) of Section 5-36 of the Illinois
10 Public Aid Code.
11 (ww) Information that is exempt from disclosure under
12 Section 16.8 of the State Treasurer Act.
13 (xx) Information that is exempt from disclosure or
14 information that shall not be made public under the
15 Illinois Insurance Code.
16 (yy) Information prohibited from being disclosed under
17 the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act.
18 (zz) Information prohibited from being disclosed under
19 the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act.
20 (aaa) Information prohibited from being disclosed
21 under Section 1-167 of the Illinois Pension Code.
22(Source: P.A. 100-20, eff. 7-1-17; 100-22, eff. 1-1-18;
23100-201, eff. 8-18-17; 100-373, eff. 1-1-18; 100-464, eff.
248-28-17; 100-465, eff. 8-31-17; 100-512, eff. 7-1-18; 100-517,
25eff. 6-1-18; 100-646, eff. 7-27-18; 100-690, eff. 1-1-19;
26100-863, eff. 8-14-18; 100-887, eff. 8-14-18; 101-13, eff.

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16-12-19; 101-27, eff. 6-25-19; 101-81, eff. 7-12-19; 101-221,
2eff. 1-1-20; 101-236, eff. 1-1-20; 101-375, eff. 8-16-19;
3101-377, eff. 8-16-19; 101-452, eff. 1-1-20; 101-466, eff.
41-1-20; 101-600, eff. 12-6-19; 101-620, eff 12-20-19; 101-649,
5eff. 7-7-20.)
6 Section 10. The Department of State Police Law of the
7Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by changing
8Sections 2605-45, 2605-300, and 2605-595 as follows:
9 (20 ILCS 2605/2605-45) (was 20 ILCS 2605/55a-5)
10 Sec. 2605-45. Division of Justice Services. The Division
11of Justice Services shall exercise the following functions:
12 (1) (Blank).
13 (2) Pursue research and the publication of studies
14 pertaining to local law enforcement activities.
15 (3) (Blank).
16 (4) Operate an electronic data processing and computer
17 center for the storage and retrieval of data pertaining to
18 criminal activity.
19 (5) Exercise the rights, powers, and duties vested in
20 the former Division of State Troopers by Section 17 of the
21 State Police Act.
22 (6) (Blank).
23 (6.5) (Blank). Exercise the rights, powers, and duties
24 vested in the Department by the Firearm Owners

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1 Identification Card Act.
2 (7) Exercise other duties that may be assigned by the
3 Director to fulfill the responsibilities and achieve the
4 purposes of the Department.
5 (8) Exercise the rights, powers, and duties vested by
6 law in the Department by the Criminal Identification Act.
7(Source: P.A. 101-378, eff. 1-1-20.)
8 (20 ILCS 2605/2605-300) (was 20 ILCS 2605/55a in part)
9 Sec. 2605-300. Records; crime laboratories; personnel. To
10do the following:
11 (1) Be a central repository and custodian of criminal
12 statistics for the State.
13 (2) Be a central repository for criminal history
14 record information.
15 (3) Procure and file for record information that is
16 necessary and helpful to plan programs of crime
17 prevention, law enforcement, and criminal justice.
18 (4) Procure and file for record copies of fingerprints
19 that may be required by law.
20 (5) Establish general and field crime laboratories.
21 (6) Register and file for record information that may
22 be required by law for the issuance of firearm owner's
23 identification cards under the Firearm Owners
24 Identification Card Act and concealed carry licenses under
25 the Firearm Concealed Carry Act.

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1 (7) Employ laboratory technicians and other specially
2 qualified persons to aid in the identification of criminal
3 activity, and may employ polygraph operators.
4 (8) Undertake other identification, information,
5 laboratory, statistical, or registration activities that
6 may be required by law.
7(Source: P.A. 98-63, eff. 7-9-13; 99-801, eff. 1-1-17.)
8 (20 ILCS 2605/2605-595)
9 Sec. 2605-595. State Police Firearm Services Fund.
10 (a) There is created in the State treasury a special fund
11known as the State Police Firearm Services Fund. The Fund
12shall receive revenue under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act
13and Section 5 of the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act.
14The Fund may also receive revenue from grants, pass-through
15grants, donations, appropriations, and any other legal source.
16 (b) The Department of State Police may use moneys in the
17Fund to finance any of its lawful purposes, mandates,
18functions, and duties under the Firearm Owners Identification
19Card Act and the Firearm Concealed Carry Act, including the
20cost of sending notices of expiration of Firearm Owner's
21Identification Cards, concealed carry licenses, the prompt and
22efficient processing of applications under the Firearm Owners
23Identification Card Act and the Firearm Concealed Carry Act,
24the improved efficiency and reporting of the LEADS and federal
25NICS law enforcement data systems, and support for

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1investigations required under that Act these Acts and law. Any
2surplus funds beyond what is needed to comply with the
3aforementioned purposes shall be used by the Department to
4improve the Law Enforcement Agencies Data System (LEADS) and
5criminal history background check system.
6 (c) Investment income that is attributable to the
7investment of moneys in the Fund shall be retained in the Fund
8for the uses specified in this Section.
9(Source: P.A. 98-63, eff. 7-9-13; 98-756, eff. 7-16-14.)
10 (20 ILCS 2605/2605-120 rep.)
11 Section 15. The Department of State Police Law of the
12Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by repealing
13Section 2605-120.
14 Section 20. The Criminal Identification Act is amended by
15changing Section 2.2 as follows:
16 (20 ILCS 2630/2.2)
17 Sec. 2.2. Notification to the Department. Upon judgment of
18conviction of a violation of Section 12-1, 12-2, 12-3, 12-3.2,
1912-3.4, or 12-3.5 of the Criminal Code of 1961 or the Criminal
20Code of 2012 when the defendant has been determined, pursuant
21to Section 112A-11.1 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of
221963, to be subject to the prohibitions of 18 U.S.C.
23922(g)(9), the circuit court clerk shall include notification

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1and a copy of the written determination in a report of the
2conviction to the Department of State Police Firearm Owner's
3Identification Card Office to enable the Department office to
4perform its duties under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act and
5Sections 4 and 8 of the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act
6and to report that determination to the Federal Bureau of
7Investigation to assist the Federal Bureau of Investigation in
8identifying persons prohibited from purchasing and possessing
9a firearm pursuant to the provisions of 18 U.S.C. 922. The
10written determination described in this Section shall be
11included in the defendant's record of arrest and conviction in
12the manner and form prescribed by the Department of State
13Police.
14(Source: P.A. 97-1131, eff. 1-1-13; 97-1150, eff. 1-25-13.)
15 Section 25. The State Finance Act is amended by changing
16Section 6z-99 as follows:
17 (30 ILCS 105/6z-99)
18 Sec. 6z-99. The Mental Health Reporting Fund.
19 (a) There is created in the State treasury a special fund
20known as the Mental Health Reporting Fund. The Fund shall
21receive revenue under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. The
22Fund may also receive revenue from grants, pass-through
23grants, donations, appropriations, and any other legal source.
24 (b) The Department of State Police and Department of Human

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1Services shall coordinate to use moneys in the Fund to finance
2their respective duties of collecting and reporting data on
3mental health records and ensuring that mental health firearm
4possession prohibitors are enforced as set forth under the
5Firearm Concealed Carry Act and the Firearm Owners
6Identification Card Act. Any surplus in the Fund beyond what
7is necessary to ensure compliance with mental health reporting
8under that Act these Acts shall be used by the Department of
9Human Services for mental health treatment programs.
10 (c) Investment income that is attributable to the
11investment of moneys in the Fund shall be retained in the Fund
12for the uses specified in this Section.
13(Source: P.A. 98-63, eff. 7-9-13; 98-756, eff. 7-16-14.)
14 Section 30. The Peace Officer Firearm Training Act is
15amended by changing Section 1 as follows:
16 (50 ILCS 710/1) (from Ch. 85, par. 515)
17 Sec. 1. Definitions. As used in this Act:
18 (a) "Peace officer" means (i) any person who by virtue of
19his office or public employment is vested by law with a primary
20duty to maintain public order or to make arrests for offenses,
21whether that duty extends to all offenses or is limited to
22specific offenses, and who is employed in such capacity by any
23county or municipality or (ii) any retired law enforcement
24officers qualified under federal law to carry a concealed

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1weapon.
2 (a-5) "Probation officer" means a county probation officer
3authorized by the Chief Judge of the Circuit Court to carry a
4firearm as part of his or her duties under Section 12 of the
5Probation and Probation Officers Act and Section 24-2 of the
6Criminal Code of 2012.
7 (b) "Firearms" means any weapon or device defined as a
8firearm in Section 2-7.5 of the Criminal Code of 2012 1.1 of
9"An Act relating to the acquisition, possession and transfer
10of firearms and firearm ammunition, to provide a penalty for
11the violation thereof and to make an appropriation in
12connection therewith", approved August 3, 1967, as amended.
13(Source: P.A. 98-725, eff. 1-1-15.)
14 Section 35. The School Code is amended by changing
15Sections 10-22.6, 10-27.1A and 34-8.05 as follows:
16 (105 ILCS 5/10-22.6) (from Ch. 122, par. 10-22.6)
17 Sec. 10-22.6. Suspension or expulsion of pupils; school
18searches.
19 (a) To expel pupils guilty of gross disobedience or
20misconduct, including gross disobedience or misconduct
21perpetuated by electronic means, pursuant to subsection (b-20)
22of this Section, and no action shall lie against them for such
23expulsion. Expulsion shall take place only after the parents
24have been requested to appear at a meeting of the board, or

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1with a hearing officer appointed by it, to discuss their
2child's behavior. Such request shall be made by registered or
3certified mail and shall state the time, place and purpose of
4the meeting. The board, or a hearing officer appointed by it,
5at such meeting shall state the reasons for dismissal and the
6date on which the expulsion is to become effective. If a
7hearing officer is appointed by the board, he shall report to
8the board a written summary of the evidence heard at the
9meeting and the board may take such action thereon as it finds
10appropriate. If the board acts to expel a pupil, the written
11expulsion decision shall detail the specific reasons why
12removing the pupil from the learning environment is in the
13best interest of the school. The expulsion decision shall also
14include a rationale as to the specific duration of the
15expulsion. An expelled pupil may be immediately transferred to
16an alternative program in the manner provided in Article 13A
17or 13B of this Code. A pupil must not be denied transfer
18because of the expulsion, except in cases in which such
19transfer is deemed to cause a threat to the safety of students
20or staff in the alternative program.
21 (b) To suspend or by policy to authorize the
22superintendent of the district or the principal, assistant
23principal, or dean of students of any school to suspend pupils
24guilty of gross disobedience or misconduct, or to suspend
25pupils guilty of gross disobedience or misconduct on the
26school bus from riding the school bus, pursuant to subsections

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1(b-15) and (b-20) of this Section, and no action shall lie
2against them for such suspension. The board may by policy
3authorize the superintendent of the district or the principal,
4assistant principal, or dean of students of any school to
5suspend pupils guilty of such acts for a period not to exceed
610 school days. If a pupil is suspended due to gross
7disobedience or misconduct on a school bus, the board may
8suspend the pupil in excess of 10 school days for safety
9reasons.
10 Any suspension shall be reported immediately to the
11parents or guardian of a pupil along with a full statement of
12the reasons for such suspension and a notice of their right to
13a review. The school board must be given a summary of the
14notice, including the reason for the suspension and the
15suspension length. Upon request of the parents or guardian,
16the school board or a hearing officer appointed by it shall
17review such action of the superintendent or principal,
18assistant principal, or dean of students. At such review, the
19parents or guardian of the pupil may appear and discuss the
20suspension with the board or its hearing officer. If a hearing
21officer is appointed by the board, he shall report to the board
22a written summary of the evidence heard at the meeting. After
23its hearing or upon receipt of the written report of its
24hearing officer, the board may take such action as it finds
25appropriate. If a student is suspended pursuant to this
26subsection (b), the board shall, in the written suspension

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1decision, detail the specific act of gross disobedience or
2misconduct resulting in the decision to suspend. The
3suspension decision shall also include a rationale as to the
4specific duration of the suspension. A pupil who is suspended
5in excess of 20 school days may be immediately transferred to
6an alternative program in the manner provided in Article 13A
7or 13B of this Code. A pupil must not be denied transfer
8because of the suspension, except in cases in which such
9transfer is deemed to cause a threat to the safety of students
10or staff in the alternative program.
11 (b-5) Among the many possible disciplinary interventions
12and consequences available to school officials, school
13exclusions, such as out-of-school suspensions and expulsions,
14are the most serious. School officials shall limit the number
15and duration of expulsions and suspensions to the greatest
16extent practicable, and it is recommended that they use them
17only for legitimate educational purposes. To ensure that
18students are not excluded from school unnecessarily, it is
19recommended that school officials consider forms of
20non-exclusionary discipline prior to using out-of-school
21suspensions or expulsions.
22 (b-10) Unless otherwise required by federal law or this
23Code, school boards may not institute zero-tolerance policies
24by which school administrators are required to suspend or
25expel students for particular behaviors.
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1used only if the student's continuing presence in school would
2pose a threat to school safety or a disruption to other
3students' learning opportunities. For purposes of this
4subsection (b-15), "threat to school safety or a disruption to
5other students' learning opportunities" shall be determined on
6a case-by-case basis by the school board or its designee.
7School officials shall make all reasonable efforts to resolve
8such threats, address such disruptions, and minimize the
9length of suspensions to the greatest extent practicable.
10 (b-20) Unless otherwise required by this Code,
11out-of-school suspensions of longer than 3 days, expulsions,
12and disciplinary removals to alternative schools may be used
13only if other appropriate and available behavioral and
14disciplinary interventions have been exhausted and the
15student's continuing presence in school would either (i) pose
16a threat to the safety of other students, staff, or members of
17the school community or (ii) substantially disrupt, impede, or
18interfere with the operation of the school. For purposes of
19this subsection (b-20), "threat to the safety of other
20students, staff, or members of the school community" and
21"substantially disrupt, impede, or interfere with the
22operation of the school" shall be determined on a case-by-case
23basis by school officials. For purposes of this subsection
24(b-20), the determination of whether "appropriate and
25available behavioral and disciplinary interventions have been
26exhausted" shall be made by school officials. School officials

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1shall make all reasonable efforts to resolve such threats,
2address such disruptions, and minimize the length of student
3exclusions to the greatest extent practicable. Within the
4suspension decision described in subsection (b) of this
5Section or the expulsion decision described in subsection (a)
6of this Section, it shall be documented whether other
7interventions were attempted or whether it was determined that
8there were no other appropriate and available interventions.
9 (b-25) Students who are suspended out-of-school for longer
10than 4 school days shall be provided appropriate and available
11support services during the period of their suspension. For
12purposes of this subsection (b-25), "appropriate and available
13support services" shall be determined by school authorities.
14Within the suspension decision described in subsection (b) of
15this Section, it shall be documented whether such services are
16to be provided or whether it was determined that there are no
17such appropriate and available services.
18 A school district may refer students who are expelled to
19appropriate and available support services.
20 A school district shall create a policy to facilitate the
21re-engagement of students who are suspended out-of-school,
22expelled, or returning from an alternative school setting.
23 (b-30) A school district shall create a policy by which
24suspended pupils, including those pupils suspended from the
25school bus who do not have alternate transportation to school,
26shall have the opportunity to make up work for equivalent

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1academic credit. It shall be the responsibility of a pupil's
2parent or guardian to notify school officials that a pupil
3suspended from the school bus does not have alternate
4transportation to school.
5 (c) The Department of Human Services shall be invited to
6send a representative to consult with the board at such
7meeting whenever there is evidence that mental illness may be
8the cause for expulsion or suspension.
9 (c-5) School districts shall make reasonable efforts to
10provide ongoing professional development to teachers,
11administrators, school board members, school resource
12officers, and staff on the adverse consequences of school
13exclusion and justice-system involvement, effective classroom
14management strategies, culturally responsive discipline, the
15appropriate and available supportive services for the
16promotion of student attendance and engagement, and
17developmentally appropriate disciplinary methods that promote
18positive and healthy school climates.
19 (d) The board may expel a student for a definite period of
20time not to exceed 2 calendar years, as determined on a
21case-by-case basis. A student who is determined to have
22brought one of the following objects to school, any
23school-sponsored activity or event, or any activity or event
24that bears a reasonable relationship to school shall be
25expelled for a period of not less than one year:
26 (1) A firearm. For the purposes of this Section,

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1 "firearm" means any gun, rifle, shotgun, weapon as defined
2 by Section 921 of Title 18 of the United States Code,
3 firearm as defined in Section 2-7.5 1.1 of the Firearm
4 Owners Identification Card Act, or firearm as defined in
5 Section 24-1 of the Criminal Code of 2012. The expulsion
6 period under this subdivision (1) may be modified by the
7 superintendent, and the superintendent's determination may
8 be modified by the board on a case-by-case basis.
9 (2) A knife, brass knuckles or other knuckle weapon
10 regardless of its composition, a billy club, or any other
11 object if used or attempted to be used to cause bodily
12 harm, including "look alikes" of any firearm as defined in
13 subdivision (1) of this subsection (d). The expulsion
14 requirement under this subdivision (2) may be modified by
15 the superintendent, and the superintendent's determination
16 may be modified by the board on a case-by-case basis.
17Expulsion or suspension shall be construed in a manner
18consistent with the federal Individuals with Disabilities
19Education Act. A student who is subject to suspension or
20expulsion as provided in this Section may be eligible for a
21transfer to an alternative school program in accordance with
22Article 13A of the School Code.
23 (d-5) The board may suspend or by regulation authorize the
24superintendent of the district or the principal, assistant
25principal, or dean of students of any school to suspend a
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1a student for a definite period of time not to exceed 2
2calendar years, as determined on a case-by-case basis, if (i)
3that student has been determined to have made an explicit
4threat on an Internet website against a school employee, a
5student, or any school-related personnel, (ii) the Internet
6website through which the threat was made is a site that was
7accessible within the school at the time the threat was made or
8was available to third parties who worked or studied within
9the school grounds at the time the threat was made, and (iii)
10the threat could be reasonably interpreted as threatening to
11the safety and security of the threatened individual because
12of his or her duties or employment status or status as a
13student inside the school.
14 (e) To maintain order and security in the schools, school
15authorities may inspect and search places and areas such as
16lockers, desks, parking lots, and other school property and
17equipment owned or controlled by the school, as well as
18personal effects left in those places and areas by students,
19without notice to or the consent of the student, and without a
20search warrant. As a matter of public policy, the General
21Assembly finds that students have no reasonable expectation of
22privacy in these places and areas or in their personal effects
23left in these places and areas. School authorities may request
24the assistance of law enforcement officials for the purpose of
25conducting inspections and searches of lockers, desks, parking
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1controlled by the school for illegal drugs, weapons, or other
2illegal or dangerous substances or materials, including
3searches conducted through the use of specially trained dogs.
4If a search conducted in accordance with this Section produces
5evidence that the student has violated or is violating either
6the law, local ordinance, or the school's policies or rules,
7such evidence may be seized by school authorities, and
8disciplinary action may be taken. School authorities may also
9turn over such evidence to law enforcement authorities.
10 (f) Suspension or expulsion may include suspension or
11expulsion from school and all school activities and a
12prohibition from being present on school grounds.
13 (g) A school district may adopt a policy providing that if
14a student is suspended or expelled for any reason from any
15public or private school in this or any other state, the
16student must complete the entire term of the suspension or
17expulsion in an alternative school program under Article 13A
18of this Code or an alternative learning opportunities program
19under Article 13B of this Code before being admitted into the
20school district if there is no threat to the safety of students
21or staff in the alternative program.
22 (h) School officials shall not advise or encourage
23students to drop out voluntarily due to behavioral or academic
24difficulties.
25 (i) A student may not be issued a monetary fine or fee as a
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1requiring a student to provide restitution for lost, stolen,
2or damaged property.
3 (j) Subsections (a) through (i) of this Section shall
4apply to elementary and secondary schools, charter schools,
5special charter districts, and school districts organized
6under Article 34 of this Code.
7 (k) The expulsion of children enrolled in programs funded
8under Section 1C-2 of this Code is subject to the requirements
9under paragraph (7) of subsection (a) of Section 2-3.71 of
10this Code.
11 (l) Beginning with the 2018-2019 school year, an in-school
12suspension program provided by a school district for any
13students in kindergarten through grade 12 may focus on
14promoting non-violent conflict resolution and positive
15interaction with other students and school personnel. A school
16district may employ a school social worker or a licensed
17mental health professional to oversee an in-school suspension
18program in kindergarten through grade 12.
19(Source: P.A. 100-105, eff. 1-1-18; 100-810, eff. 1-1-19;
20100-863, eff. 8-14-18; 100-1035, eff. 8-22-18; 101-81, eff.
217-12-19.)
22 (105 ILCS 5/10-27.1A)
23 Sec. 10-27.1A. Firearms in schools.
24 (a) All school officials, including teachers, guidance
25counselors, and support staff, shall immediately notify the

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1office of the principal in the event that they observe any
2person in possession of a firearm on school grounds; provided
3that taking such immediate action to notify the office of the
4principal would not immediately endanger the health, safety,
5or welfare of students who are under the direct supervision of
6the school official or the school official. If the health,
7safety, or welfare of students under the direct supervision of
8the school official or of the school official is immediately
9endangered, the school official shall notify the office of the
10principal as soon as the students under his or her supervision
11and he or she are no longer under immediate danger. A report is
12not required by this Section when the school official knows
13that the person in possession of the firearm is a law
14enforcement official engaged in the conduct of his or her
15official duties. Any school official acting in good faith who
16makes such a report under this Section shall have immunity
17from any civil or criminal liability that might otherwise be
18incurred as a result of making the report. The identity of the
19school official making such report shall not be disclosed
20except as expressly and specifically authorized by law.
21Knowingly and willfully failing to comply with this Section is
22a petty offense. A second or subsequent offense is a Class C
23misdemeanor.
24 (b) Upon receiving a report from any school official
25pursuant to this Section, or from any other person, the
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1local law enforcement agency. If the person found to be in
2possession of a firearm on school grounds is a student, the
3principal or his or her designee shall also immediately notify
4that student's parent or guardian. Any principal or his or her
5designee acting in good faith who makes such reports under
6this Section shall have immunity from any civil or criminal
7liability that might otherwise be incurred or imposed as a
8result of making the reports. Knowingly and willfully failing
9to comply with this Section is a petty offense. A second or
10subsequent offense is a Class C misdemeanor. If the person
11found to be in possession of the firearm on school grounds is a
12minor, the law enforcement agency shall detain that minor
13until such time as the agency makes a determination pursuant
14to clause (a) of subsection (1) of Section 5-401 of the
15Juvenile Court Act of 1987, as to whether the agency
16reasonably believes that the minor is delinquent. If the law
17enforcement agency determines that probable cause exists to
18believe that the minor committed a violation of item (4) of
19subsection (a) of Section 24-1 of the Criminal Code of 2012
20while on school grounds, the agency shall detain the minor for
21processing pursuant to Section 5-407 of the Juvenile Court Act
22of 1987.
23 (c) On or after January 1, 1997, upon receipt of any
24written, electronic, or verbal report from any school
25personnel regarding a verified incident involving a firearm in
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1conveyance owned, leased, or used by the school for the
2transport of students or school personnel, the superintendent
3or his or her designee shall report all such firearm-related
4incidents occurring in a school or on school property to the
5local law enforcement authorities immediately and to the
6Department of State Police in a form, manner, and frequency as
7prescribed by the Department of State Police.
8 The State Board of Education shall receive an annual
9statistical compilation and related data associated with
10incidents involving firearms in schools from the Department of
11State Police. The State Board of Education shall compile this
12information by school district and make it available to the
13public.
14 (d) As used in this Section, the term "firearm" shall have
15the meaning ascribed to it in Section 2-7.5 of the Criminal
16Code of 2012 1.1 of the Firearm Owners Identification Card
17Act.
18 As used in this Section, the term "school" means any
19public or private elementary or secondary school.
20 As used in this Section, the term "school grounds"
21includes the real property comprising any school, any
22conveyance owned, leased, or contracted by a school to
23transport students to or from school or a school-related
24activity, or any public way within 1,000 feet of the real
25property comprising any school.
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1 (105 ILCS 5/34-8.05)
2 Sec. 34-8.05. Reporting firearms in schools. On or after
3January 1, 1997, upon receipt of any written, electronic, or
4verbal report from any school personnel regarding a verified
5incident involving a firearm in a school or on school owned or
6leased property, including any conveyance owned, leased, or
7used by the school for the transport of students or school
8personnel, the general superintendent or his or her designee
9shall report all such firearm-related incidents occurring in a
10school or on school property to the local law enforcement
11authorities no later than 24 hours after the occurrence of the
12incident and to the Department of State Police in a form,
13manner, and frequency as prescribed by the Department of State
14Police.
15 The State Board of Education shall receive an annual
16statistical compilation and related data associated with
17incidents involving firearms in schools from the Department of
18State Police. As used in this Section, the term "firearm"
19shall have the meaning ascribed to it in Section 2-7.5 of the
20Criminal Code of 2012 1.1 of the Firearm Owners Identification
21Card Act.
22(Source: P.A. 89-498, eff. 6-27-96.)
23 Section 40. The Illinois Explosives Act is amended by
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1 (225 ILCS 210/2005) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 1-2005)
2 Sec. 2005. Qualifications for licensure.
3 (a) No person shall qualify to hold a license who:
4 (1) is under 21 years of age;
5 (2) has been convicted in any court of a crime
6 punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year;
7 (3) is under indictment for a crime punishable by
8 imprisonment for a term exceeding one year;
9 (4) is a fugitive from justice;
10 (5) is an unlawful user of or addicted to any
11 controlled substance as defined in Section 102 of the
12 federal Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. Sec. 802 et
13 seq.);
14 (6) has been adjudicated a person with a mental
15 disability as defined in Section 6-103.1 of the Mental
16 Health and Developmental Disabilities Code 1.1 of the
17 Firearm Owners Identification Card Act; or
18 (7) is not a legal citizen of the United States or
19 lawfully admitted for permanent residence.
20 (b) A person who has been granted a "relief from
21disabilities" regarding criminal convictions and indictments,
22pursuant to the federal Safe Explosives Act (18 U.S.C. Sec.
23845) may receive a license provided all other qualifications
24under this Act are met.
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1 Section 45. The Private Detective, Private Alarm, Private
2Security, and Locksmith Act of 2004 is amended by changing
3Sections 35-30 and 35-35 as follows:
4 (225 ILCS 447/35-30)
5 (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2024)
6 Sec. 35-30. Employee requirements. All employees of a
7licensed agency, other than those exempted, shall apply for a
8permanent employee registration card. The holder of an agency
9license issued under this Act, known in this Section as
10"employer", may employ in the conduct of his or her business
11employees under the following provisions:
12 (a) No person shall be issued a permanent employee
13registration card who:
14 (1) Is younger than 18 years of age.
15 (2) Is younger than 21 years of age if the services
16 will include being armed.
17 (3) Has been determined by the Department to be unfit
18 by reason of conviction of an offense in this or another
19 state, including registration as a sex offender, but not
20 including a traffic offense. Persons convicted of felonies
21 involving bodily harm, weapons, violence, or theft within
22 the previous 10 years shall be presumed to be unfit for
23 registration. The Department shall adopt rules for making
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1 process of law.
2 (4) Has had a license or permanent employee
3 registration card denied, suspended, or revoked under this
4 Act (i) within one year before the date the person's
5 application for permanent employee registration card is
6 received by the Department; and (ii) that refusal, denial,
7 suspension, or revocation was based on any provision of
8 this Act other than Section 40-50, item (6) or (8) of
9 subsection (a) of Section 15-10, subsection (b) of Section
10 15-10, item (6) or (8) of subsection (a) of Section 20-10,
11 subsection (b) of Section 20-10, item (6) or (8) of
12 subsection (a) of Section 25-10, subsection (b) of Section
13 25-10, item (7) of subsection (a) of Section 30-10,
14 subsection (b) of Section 30-10, or Section 10-40.
15 (5) Has been declared incompetent by any court of
16 competent jurisdiction by reason of mental disease or
17 defect and has not been restored.
18 (6) Has been dishonorably discharged from the armed
19 services of the United States.
20 (b) No person may be employed by a private detective
21agency, private security contractor agency, private alarm
22contractor agency, fingerprint vendor agency, or locksmith
23agency under this Section until he or she has executed and
24furnished to the employer, on forms furnished by the
25Department, a verified statement to be known as "Employee's
26Statement" setting forth:

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1 (1) The person's full name, age, and residence
2 address.
3 (2) The business or occupation engaged in for the 5
4 years immediately before the date of the execution of the
5 statement, the place where the business or occupation was
6 engaged in, and the names of employers, if any.
7 (3) That the person has not had a license or employee
8 registration denied, revoked, or suspended under this Act
9 (i) within one year before the date the person's
10 application for permanent employee registration card is
11 received by the Department; and (ii) that refusal, denial,
12 suspension, or revocation was based on any provision of
13 this Act other than Section 40-50, item (6) or (8) of
14 subsection (a) of Section 15-10, subsection (b) of Section
15 15-10, item (6) or (8) of subsection (a) of Section 20-10,
16 subsection (b) of Section 20-10, item (6) or (8) of
17 subsection (a) of Section 25-10, subsection (b) of Section
18 25-10, item (7) of subsection (a) of Section 30-10,
19 subsection (b) of Section 30-10, or Section 10-40.
20 (4) Any conviction of a felony or misdemeanor.
21 (5) Any declaration of incompetence by a court of
22 competent jurisdiction that has not been restored.
23 (6) Any dishonorable discharge from the armed services
24 of the United States.
25 (7) Any other information as may be required by any
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1 competency, and integrity of the person executing the
2 statement.
3 (c) Each applicant for a permanent employee registration
4card shall have his or her fingerprints submitted to the
5Department of State Police in an electronic format that
6complies with the form and manner for requesting and
7furnishing criminal history record information as prescribed
8by the Department of State Police. These fingerprints shall be
9checked against the Department of State Police and Federal
10Bureau of Investigation criminal history record databases now
11and hereafter filed. The Department of State Police shall
12charge applicants a fee for conducting the criminal history
13records check, which shall be deposited in the State Police
14Services Fund and shall not exceed the actual cost of the
15records check. The Department of State Police shall furnish,
16pursuant to positive identification, records of Illinois
17convictions to the Department. The Department may require
18applicants to pay a separate fingerprinting fee, either to the
19Department or directly to the vendor. The Department, in its
20discretion, may allow an applicant who does not have
21reasonable access to a designated vendor to provide his or her
22fingerprints in an alternative manner. The Department, in its
23discretion, may also use other procedures in performing or
24obtaining criminal background checks of applicants. Instead of
25submitting his or her fingerprints, an individual may submit
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1equivalent security clearance has been conducted. Also, an
2individual who has retired as a peace officer within 12 months
3of application may submit verification, on forms provided by
4the Department and signed by his or her employer, of his or her
5previous full-time employment as a peace officer.
6 (d) The Department shall issue a permanent employee
7registration card, in a form the Department prescribes, to all
8qualified applicants. The holder of a permanent employee
9registration card shall carry the card at all times while
10actually engaged in the performance of the duties of his or her
11employment. Expiration and requirements for renewal of
12permanent employee registration cards shall be established by
13rule of the Department. Possession of a permanent employee
14registration card does not in any way imply that the holder of
15the card is employed by an agency unless the permanent
16employee registration card is accompanied by the employee
17identification card required by subsection (f) of this
18Section.
19 (e) Each employer shall maintain a record of each employee
20that is accessible to the duly authorized representatives of
21the Department. The record shall contain the following
22information:
23 (1) A photograph taken within 10 days of the date that
24 the employee begins employment with the employer. The
25 photograph shall be replaced with a current photograph
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1 (2) The Employee's Statement specified in subsection
2 (b) of this Section.
3 (3) All correspondence or documents relating to the
4 character and integrity of the employee received by the
5 employer from any official source or law enforcement
6 agency.
7 (4) In the case of former employees, the employee
8 identification card of that person issued under subsection
9 (f) of this Section. Each employee record shall duly note
10 if the employee is employed in an armed capacity. Armed
11 employee files shall contain a copy of an active firearm
12 owner's identification card and a copy of an active
13 firearm control card. Each employer shall maintain a
14 record for each armed employee of each instance in which
15 the employee's weapon was discharged during the course of
16 his or her professional duties or activities. The record
17 shall be maintained on forms provided by the Department, a
18 copy of which must be filed with the Department within 15
19 days of an instance. The record shall include the date and
20 time of the occurrence, the circumstances involved in the
21 occurrence, and any other information as the Department
22 may require. Failure to provide this information to the
23 Department or failure to maintain the record as a part of
24 each armed employee's permanent file is grounds for
25 disciplinary action. The Department, upon receipt of a
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1 it considers appropriate into any occurrence in which an
2 employee's weapon was discharged and to take disciplinary
3 action as may be appropriate.
4 (5) A copy of the employee's permanent employee
5 registration card or a copy of the Department's "License
6 Lookup" Webpage showing that the employee has been issued
7 a valid permanent employee registration card by the
8 Department.
9 The Department may, by rule, prescribe further record
10requirements.
11 (f) Every employer shall furnish an employee
12identification card to each of his or her employees. This
13employee identification card shall contain a recent photograph
14of the employee, the employee's name, the name and agency
15license number of the employer, the employee's personal
16description, the signature of the employer, the signature of
17that employee, the date of issuance, and an employee
18identification card number.
19 (g) No employer may issue an employee identification card
20to any person who is not employed by the employer in accordance
21with this Section or falsely state or represent that a person
22is or has been in his or her employ. It is unlawful for an
23applicant for registered employment to file with the
24Department the fingerprints of a person other than himself or
25herself.
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1every employee who terminates employment with him or her.
2 (i) Every employer shall maintain a separate roster of the
3names of all employees currently working in an armed capacity
4and submit the roster to the Department on request.
5 (j) No agency may employ any person to perform a licensed
6activity under this Act unless the person possesses a valid
7permanent employee registration card or a valid license under
8this Act, or is exempt pursuant to subsection (n).
9 (k) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (j), an
10agency may employ a person in a temporary capacity if all of
11the following conditions are met:
12 (1) The agency completes in its entirety and submits
13 to the Department an application for a permanent employee
14 registration card, including the required fingerprint
15 receipt and fees.
16 (2) The agency has verification from the Department
17 that the applicant has no record of any criminal
18 conviction pursuant to the criminal history check
19 conducted by the Department of State Police. The agency
20 shall maintain the verification of the results of the
21 Department of State Police criminal history check as part
22 of the employee record as required under subsection (e) of
23 this Section.
24 (3) The agency exercises due diligence to ensure that
25 the person is qualified under the requirements of the Act
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1 (4) The agency maintains a separate roster of the
2 names of all employees whose applications are currently
3 pending with the Department and submits the roster to the
4 Department on a monthly basis. Rosters are to be
5 maintained by the agency for a period of at least 24
6 months.
7 An agency may employ only a permanent employee applicant
8for which it either submitted a permanent employee application
9and all required forms and fees or it confirms with the
10Department that a permanent employee application and all
11required forms and fees have been submitted by another agency,
12licensee or the permanent employee and all other requirements
13of this Section are met.
14 The Department shall have the authority to revoke, without
15a hearing, the temporary authority of an individual to work
16upon receipt of Federal Bureau of Investigation fingerprint
17data or a report of another official authority indicating a
18criminal conviction. If the Department has not received a
19temporary employee's Federal Bureau of Investigation
20fingerprint data within 120 days of the date the Department
21received the Department of State Police fingerprint data, the
22Department may, at its discretion, revoke the employee's
23temporary authority to work with 15 days written notice to the
24individual and the employing agency.
25 An agency may not employ a person in a temporary capacity
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1been convicted of a crime under the laws of this State, has
2been convicted in another state of any crime that is a crime
3under the laws of this State, has been convicted of any crime
4in a federal court, or has been posted as an unapproved
5applicant by the Department. Notice by the Department to the
6agency, via certified mail, personal delivery, electronic
7mail, or posting on the Department's Internet site accessible
8to the agency that the person has been convicted of a crime
9shall be deemed constructive knowledge of the conviction on
10the part of the agency. The Department may adopt rules to
11implement this subsection (k).
12 (l) No person may be employed under this Section in any
13capacity if:
14 (1) the person, while so employed, is being paid by
15 the United States or any political subdivision for the
16 time so employed in addition to any payments he or she may
17 receive from the employer; or
18 (2) the person wears any portion of his or her
19 official uniform, emblem of authority, or equipment while
20 so employed.
21 (m) If information is discovered affecting the
22registration of a person whose fingerprints were submitted
23under this Section, the Department shall so notify the agency
24that submitted the fingerprints on behalf of that person.
25 (n) Peace officers shall be exempt from the requirements
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1cards. The agency shall remain responsible for any peace
2officer employed under this exemption, regardless of whether
3the peace officer is compensated as an employee or as an
4independent contractor and as further defined by rule.
5 (o) Persons who have no access to confidential or security
6information, who do not go to a client's or prospective
7client's residence or place of business, and who otherwise do
8not provide traditional security services are exempt from
9employee registration. Examples of exempt employees include,
10but are not limited to, employees working in the capacity of
11ushers, directors, ticket takers, cashiers, drivers, and
12reception personnel. Confidential or security information is
13that which pertains to employee files, scheduling, client
14contracts, or technical security and alarm data.
15 (p) An applicant who is 21 years of age or older seeking a
16religious exemption to the photograph requirement of this
17Section shall furnish with the application an approved copy of
18United States Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue
19Service Form 4029. Regardless of age, an applicant seeking a
20religious exemption to this photograph requirement shall
21submit fingerprints in a form and manner prescribed by the
22Department with his or her application in lieu of a
23photograph.
24(Source: P.A. 98-253, eff. 8-9-13; 98-848, eff. 1-1-15.)
25 (225 ILCS 447/35-35)

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1 (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2024)
2 Sec. 35-35. Requirement of a firearm control card.
3 (a) No person shall perform duties that include the use,
4carrying, or possession of a firearm in the performance of
5those duties without complying with the provisions of this
6Section and having been issued a valid firearm control card by
7the Department.
8 (b) No employer shall employ any person to perform the
9duties for which licensure or employee registration is
10required and allow that person to carry a firearm unless that
11person has complied with all the firearm training requirements
12of this Section and has been issued a firearm control card.
13This Act permits only the following to carry firearms while
14actually engaged in the performance of their duties or while
15commuting directly to or from their places of employment:
16persons licensed as private detectives and their registered
17employees; persons licensed as private security contractors
18and their registered employees; persons licensed as private
19alarm contractors and their registered employees; and
20employees of a registered armed proprietary security force.
21 (c) Possession of a valid firearm control card allows a
22licensee or employee to carry a firearm not otherwise
23prohibited by law while the licensee or employee is engaged in
24the performance of his or her duties or while the licensee or
25employee is commuting directly to or from the licensee's or
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1 (d) The Department shall issue a firearm control card to a
2person who has passed an approved firearm training course, who
3is currently licensed or employed by an agency licensed by
4this Act and has met all the requirements of this Act, and who
5is not prohibited under State or federal law from possessing a
6firearm possesses a valid firearm owner identification card.
7Application for the firearm control card shall be made by the
8employer to the Department on forms provided by the
9Department. The Department shall forward the card to the
10employer who shall be responsible for its issuance to the
11licensee or employee. The firearm control card shall be issued
12by the Department and shall identify the person holding it and
13the name of the course where the licensee or employee received
14firearm instruction and shall specify the type of weapon or
15weapons the person is authorized by the Department to carry
16and for which the person has been trained.
17 (e) Expiration and requirements for renewal of firearm
18control cards shall be determined by rule.
19 (f) The Department may, in addition to any other
20disciplinary action permitted by this Act, refuse to issue,
21suspend, or revoke a firearm control card if the applicant or
22holder has been convicted of any felony or crime involving the
23illegal use, carrying, or possession of a deadly weapon or for
24a violation of this Act or rules adopted promulgated under
25this Act. The Department shall refuse to issue or shall revoke
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1prohibited under State or federal law from possessing a
2firearm fails to possess a valid firearm owners identification
3card without hearing. The Secretary shall summarily suspend a
4firearm control card if the Secretary finds that its continued
5use would constitute an imminent danger to the public. A
6hearing shall be held before the Board within 30 days if the
7Secretary summarily suspends a firearm control card.
8 (g) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act to the
9contrary, all requirements relating to firearms control cards
10do not apply to a peace officer. If an individual ceases to be
11employed as a peace officer and continues to perform services
12in an armed capacity under this Act that are licensed
13activities, then the individual is required to obtain a
14permanent employee registration card pursuant to Section 35-30
15of this Act and must possess a valid Firearm Owner's
16Identification Card, but is not required to obtain a firearm
17control card if the individual is otherwise in continuing
18compliance with the federal Law Enforcement Officers Safety
19Act of 2004. If an individual elects to carry a firearm
20pursuant to the federal Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act of
212004, then the agency employing the officer is required to
22submit a notice of that election to the Department along with a
23fee specified by rule.
24 (h) The Department may issue a temporary firearm control
25card pending issuance of a new firearm control card upon an
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1that has acquired armed employees as a result of acquiring an
2established armed account may, on forms supplied by the
3Department, request the issuance of a temporary firearm
4control card for each acquired employee who held a valid
5firearm control card under his or her employment with the
6newly acquired established armed account immediately preceding
7the acquiring of the account and who continues to meet all of
8the qualifications for issuance of a firearm control card set
9forth in this Act and any rules adopted under this Act. The
10Department shall, by rule, set the fee for issuance of a
11temporary firearm control card.
12 (i) The Department shall not issue a firearm control card
13to a licensed fingerprint vendor or a licensed locksmith or
14employees of a licensed fingerprint vendor agency or a
15licensed locksmith agency.
16(Source: P.A. 100-712, eff. 8-3-18.)
17 Section 50. The Mental Health and Developmental
18Disabilities Code is amended by changing Sections 6-103.1,
196-103.2, and 6-103.3 as follows:
20 (405 ILCS 5/6-103.1)
21 Sec. 6-103.1. Adjudication as a person with a mental
22disability. When a person has been adjudicated as a person
23with a mental disability as defined in Section 1.1 of the
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1limited to, an adjudication as a person with a disability as
2defined in Section 11a-2 of the Probate Act of 1975, the court
3shall direct the circuit court clerk to notify the Department
4of State Police, Firearm Owner's Identification (FOID) Office,
5in a form and manner prescribed by the Department of State
6Police, and shall forward a copy of the court order to the
7Department no later than 7 days after the entry of the order.
8Upon receipt of the order, the Department of State Police
9shall provide notification to the National Instant Criminal
10Background Check System. In this Section, "has been
11adjudicated as a mentally disabled person" means the person is
12the subject of a determination by a court, board, commission,
13or other lawful authority that the person, as a result of
14marked subnormal intelligence, or mental illness, mental
15impairment, incompetency, condition, or disease:
16 (1) presents a clear and present danger to himself,
17 herself, or to others;
18 (2) lacks the mental capacity to manage his or her own
19 affairs or is adjudicated a disabled person as defined in
20 Section 11a-2 of the Probate Act of 1975;
21 (3) is not guilty in a criminal case by reason of
22 insanity, mental disease or defect;
23 (3.5) is guilty but mentally ill, as provided in
24 Section 5-2-6 of the Unified Code of Corrections;
25 (4) is unfit to stand trial in a criminal case;
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1 responsibility under Articles 50a and 72b of the Uniform
2 Code of Military Justice, 10 U.S.C. 850a, 876b;
3 (6) is a sexually violent person under subsection (f)
4 of Section 5 of the Sexually Violent Persons Commitment
5 Act;
6 (7) is a sexually dangerous person under the Sexually
7 Dangerous Persons Act;
8 (8) is unfit to stand trial under the Juvenile Court
9 Act of 1987;
10 (9) is not guilty by reason of insanity under the
11 Juvenile Court Act of 1987;
12 (10) is a person subject to involuntary admission on
13 an inpatient basis as defined in Section 1-119 of the
14 Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code;
15 (11) is a person subject to involuntary admission on
16 an outpatient basis as defined in Section 1-119.1 of the
17 Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code;
18 (12) is subject to judicial admission as set forth in
19 Section 4-500 of the Mental Health and Developmental
20 Disabilities Code; or
21 (13) is subject to the provisions of the Interstate
22 Agreements on Sexually Dangerous Persons Act.
23(Source: P.A. 98-63, eff. 7-9-13; 99-143, eff. 7-27-15.)
24 (405 ILCS 5/6-103.2)
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1person 14 years old or older is determined to be a person with
2a developmental disability by a physician, clinical
3psychologist, or qualified examiner, the physician, clinical
4psychologist, or qualified examiner shall notify the
5Department of Human Services within 7 days of making the
6determination that the person has a developmental disability.
7The Department of Human Services shall immediately update its
8records and information relating to mental health and
9developmental disabilities, and if appropriate, shall notify
10the Department of State Police in a form and manner prescribed
11by the Department of State Police. Information disclosed under
12this Section shall remain privileged and confidential, and
13shall not be redisclosed, except as required under clause
14(e)(2) of Section 24-4.5 of the Criminal Code of 2012
15subsection (e) of Section 3.1 of the Firearm Owners
16Identification Card Act, nor used for any other purpose. The
17method of providing this information shall guarantee that the
18information is not released beyond that which is necessary for
19the purpose of this Section and shall be provided by rule by
20the Department of Human Services. The identity of the person
21reporting under this Section shall not be disclosed to the
22subject of the report.
23 The physician, clinical psychologist, or qualified
24examiner making the determination and his or her employer may
25not be held criminally, civilly, or professionally liable for
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1Section, except for willful or wanton misconduct.
2 In this Section, "developmentally disabled" has the
3meaning ascribed to it in Section 12 of the Mental Health and
4Developmental Disabilities Confidentiality Act.
5 In For purposes of this Section, "developmental
6disability" means a disability which is attributable to any
7other condition which results in impairment similar to that
8caused by an intellectual disability and which requires
9services similar to those required by intellectually disabled
10persons. The disability must originate before the age of 18
11years, be expected to continue indefinitely, and constitute a
12substantial disability. This disability results, in the
13professional opinion of a physician, clinical psychologist, or
14qualified examiner, in significant functional limitations in 3
15or more of the following areas of major life activity:
16 (i) self-care;
17 (ii) receptive and expressive language;
18 (iii) learning;
19 (iv) mobility; or
20 (v) self-direction.
21 "Determined to be a person with a developmental disability
22by a physician, clinical psychologist, or qualified examiner"
23means in the professional opinion of the physician, clinical
24psychologist, or qualified examiner, a person is diagnosed,
25assessed, or evaluated as having a developmental disability.
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1eff. 7-27-15; 99-642, eff. 7-28-16.)
2 (405 ILCS 5/6-103.3)
3 Sec. 6-103.3. Clear and present danger; notice. If a
4person is determined to pose a clear and present danger to
5himself, herself, or to others by a physician, clinical
6psychologist, or qualified examiner, whether employed by the
7State, by any public or private mental health facility or part
8thereof, or by a law enforcement official or a school
9administrator, then the physician, clinical psychologist,
10qualified examiner shall notify the Department of Human
11Services and a law enforcement official or school
12administrator shall notify the Department of State Police,
13within 24 hours of making the determination that the person
14poses a clear and present danger. The Department of Human
15Services shall immediately update its records and information
16relating to mental health and developmental disabilities, and
17if appropriate, shall notify the Department of State Police in
18a form and manner prescribed by the Department of State
19Police. Information disclosed under this Section shall remain
20privileged and confidential, and shall not be redisclosed,
21except as required under clause (e)(2) of Section 24-4.5 of
22the Criminal Code of 2012 subsection (e) of Section 3.1 of the
23Firearm Owners Identification Card Act, nor used for any other
24purpose. The method of providing this information shall
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1which is necessary for the purpose of this Section and shall be
2provided by rule by the Department of Human Services. The
3identity of the person reporting under this Section shall not
4be disclosed to the subject of the report. The physician,
5clinical psychologist, qualified examiner, law enforcement
6official, or school administrator making the determination and
7his or her employer shall not be held criminally, civilly, or
8professionally liable for making or not making the
9notification required under this Section, except for willful
10or wanton misconduct. This Section does not apply to a law
11enforcement official, if making the notification under this
12Section will interfere with an ongoing or pending criminal
13investigation.
14 In For the purposes of this Section:
15 "Clear and present danger" means a person who:
16 (1) communicates a serious threat of physical
17 violence against a reasonably identifiable victim or
18 poses a clear and imminent risk of serious physical
19 injury to himself, herself, or another person as
20 determined by a physician, clinical psychologist, or
21 qualified examiner; or
22 (2) demonstrates threatening physical or verbal
23 behavior, such as violent, suicidal, or assaultive
24 threats, actions, or other behavior, as determined by
25 a physician, clinical psychologist, qualified
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1 official.
2 "Physician", "clinical psychologist", and "qualified
3 examiner" have the meanings ascribed to them in the Mental
4 Health and Developmental Disabilities Code has the meaning
5 ascribed to it in Section 1.1 of the Firearm Owners
6 Identification Card Act.
7 "Determined to pose a clear and present danger to
8 himself, herself, or to others by a physician, clinical
9 psychologist, or qualified examiner" means in the
10 professional opinion of the physician, clinical
11 psychologist, or qualified examiner, a person poses a
12 clear and present danger.
13 "School administrator" means the person required to
14 report under the School Administrator Reporting of Mental
15 Health Clear and Present Danger Determinations Law.
16(Source: P.A. 98-63, eff. 7-9-13; 99-29, eff. 7-10-15.)
17 Section 55. The Lead Poisoning Prevention Act is amended
18by changing Section 2 as follows:
19 (410 ILCS 45/2) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1302)
20 Sec. 2. Definitions. As used in this Act:
21 "Child care facility" means any structure used by a child
22care provider licensed by the Department of Children and
23Family Services or public or private school structure
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1 "Childhood Lead Risk Questionnaire" means the
2questionnaire developed by the Department for use by
3physicians and other health care providers to determine risk
4factors for children 6 years of age or younger residing in
5areas designated as low risk for lead exposure.
6 "Delegate agency" means a unit of local government or
7health department approved by the Department to carry out the
8provisions of this Act.
9 "Department" means the Department of Public Health.
10 "Director" means the Director of Public Health.
11 "Dwelling unit" means an individual unit within a
12residential building used as living quarters for one
13household.
14 "Elevated blood lead level" means a blood lead level in
15excess of the limits established under State rules.
16 "Exposed surface" means any interior or exterior surface
17of a regulated facility.
18 "High risk area" means an area in the State determined by
19the Department to be high risk for lead exposure for children 6
20years of age or younger. The Department may consider, but is
21not limited to, the following factors to determine a high risk
22area: age and condition (using Department of Housing and Urban
23Development definitions of "slum" and "blighted") of housing,
24proximity to highway traffic or heavy local traffic or both,
25percentage of housing determined as rental or vacant,
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1elevated blood lead levels in children, percentage of
2population living below 200% of federal poverty guidelines,
3and number of children residing in the area who are 6 years of
4age or younger.
5 "Lead abatement" means any approved work practices that
6will permanently eliminate lead exposure or remove the
7lead-bearing substances in a regulated facility. The
8Department shall establish by rule which work practices are
9approved or prohibited for lead abatement.
10 "Lead abatement contractor" means any person or entity
11licensed by the Department to perform lead abatement and
12mitigation.
13 "Lead abatement supervisor" means any person employed by a
14lead abatement contractor and licensed by the Department to
15perform lead abatement and lead mitigation and to supervise
16lead workers who perform lead abatement and lead mitigation.
17 "Lead abatement worker" means any person employed by a
18lead abatement contractor and licensed by the Department to
19perform lead abatement and mitigation.
20 "Lead activities" means the conduct of any lead services,
21including, lead inspection, lead risk assessment, lead
22mitigation, or lead abatement work or supervision in a
23regulated facility.
24 "Lead-bearing substance" means any item containing or
25coated with lead such that the lead content is more than
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1any dust on surfaces or in furniture or other nonpermanent
2elements of the regulated facility; or any paint or other
3surface coating material containing more than five-tenths of
4one percent (0.5%) lead by total weight (calculated as lead
5metal) in the total non-volatile content of liquid paint; or
6lead-bearing substances containing greater than one milligram
7per square centimeter or any lower standard for lead content
8in residential paint as may be established by federal law or
9rule; or more than 1 milligram per square centimeter in the
10dried film of paint or previously applied substance; or item
11or dust on item containing lead in excess of the amount
12specified in the rules authorized by this Act or a lower
13standard for lead content as may be established by federal law
14or rule. "Lead-bearing substance" does not include firearm
15ammunition or components as defined by Section 2-7.1 of the
16Criminal Code of 2012 the Firearm Owners Identification Card
17Act.
18 "Lead hazard" means a lead-bearing substance that poses an
19immediate health hazard to humans.
20 "Lead hazard screen" means a lead risk assessment that
21involves limited dust and paint sampling for lead-bearing
22substances and lead hazards. This service is used as a
23screening tool designed to determine if further lead
24investigative services are required for the regulated
25facility.
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1to determine the presence of lead-based paint.
2 "Lead inspector" means an individual who has been trained
3by a Department-approved training program and is licensed by
4the Department to conduct lead inspections; to sample for the
5presence of lead in paint, dust, soil, and water; and to
6conduct compliance investigations.
7 "Lead mitigation" means the remediation, in a manner
8described in Section 9, of a lead hazard so that the
9lead-bearing substance does not pose an immediate health
10hazard to humans.
11 "Lead poisoning" means having an elevated blood lead
12level.
13 "Lead risk assessment" means an on-site investigation to
14determine the existence, nature, severity, and location of
15lead hazards. "Lead risk assessment" includes any lead
16sampling and visual assessment associated with conducting a
17lead risk assessment and lead hazard screen and all lead
18sampling associated with compliance investigations.
19 "Lead risk assessor" means an individual who has been
20trained by a Department-approved training program and is
21licensed by the Department to conduct lead risk assessments,
22lead inspections, and lead hazard screens; to sample for the
23presence of lead in paint, dust, soil, water, and sources for
24lead-bearing substances; and to conduct compliance
25investigations.
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1providing Department-approved lead training in Illinois to
2individuals seeking licensure in accordance with the Act.
3 "Low risk area" means an area in the State determined by
4the Department to be low risk for lead exposure for children 6
5years of age or younger. The Department may consider the
6factors named in "high risk area" to determine low risk areas.
7 "Owner" means any person, who alone, jointly, or severally
8with others:
9 (a) Has legal title to any regulated facility, with or
10 without actual possession of the regulated facility, or
11 (b) Has charge, care, or control of the regulated
12 facility as owner or agent of the owner, or as executor,
13 administrator, trustee, or guardian of the estate of the
14 owner.
15 "Person" means any individual, partnership, firm, company,
16limited liability company, corporation, association, joint
17stock company, trust, estate, political subdivision, State
18agency, or any other legal entity, or their legal
19representative, agent, or assign.
20 "Regulated facility" means a residential building or child
21care facility.
22 "Residential building" means any room, group of rooms, or
23other interior areas of a structure designed or used for human
24habitation; common areas accessible by inhabitants; and the
25surrounding property or structures.
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1 (430 ILCS 65/Act rep.)
2 Section 60. The Firearm Owners Identification Card Act is
3repealed.
4 Section 65. The Firearm Concealed Carry Act is amended by
5changing Sections 25, 30, 40, 70, 80, and 105 as follows:
6 (430 ILCS 66/25)
7 Sec. 25. Qualifications for a license.
8 The Department shall issue a license to an applicant
9completing an application in accordance with Section 30 of
10this Act if the person:
11 (1) is at least 21 years of age;
12 (2) has a currently valid Firearm Owner's
13 Identification Card and at the time of application meets
14 the requirements for the issuance of a Firearm Owner's
15 Identification Card and is not prohibited under State or
16 the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act or federal law
17 from possessing or receiving a firearm;
18 (3) has not been convicted or found guilty in this
19 State or in any other state of:
20 (A) a misdemeanor involving the use or threat of
21 physical force or violence to any person within the 5
22 years preceding the date of the license application;
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1 (B) 2 or more violations related to driving while
2 under the influence of alcohol, other drug or drugs,
3 intoxicating compound or compounds, or any combination
4 thereof, within the 5 years preceding the date of the
5 license application;
6 (4) is not the subject of a pending arrest warrant,
7 prosecution, or proceeding for an offense or action that
8 could lead to disqualification to own or possess a
9 firearm;
10 (5) has not been in residential or court-ordered
11 treatment for alcoholism, alcohol detoxification, or drug
12 treatment within the 5 years immediately preceding the
13 date of the license application; and
14 (6) has completed firearms training and any education
15 component required under Section 75 of this Act.
16(Source: P.A. 98-63, eff. 7-9-13; 98-756, eff. 7-16-14.)
17 (430 ILCS 66/30)
18 Sec. 30. Contents of license application.
19 (a) The license application shall be in writing, under
20penalty of perjury, on a standard form adopted by the
21Department and shall be accompanied by the documentation
22required in this Section and the applicable fee. Each
23application form shall include the following statement printed
24in bold type: "Warning: Entering false information on this
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1Criminal Code of 2012."
2 (b) The application shall contain the following:
3 (1) the applicant's name, current address, date and
4 year of birth, place of birth, height, weight, hair color,
5 eye color, maiden name or any other name the applicant has
6 used or identified with, and any address where the
7 applicant resided for more than 30 days within the 10
8 years preceding the date of the license application;
9 (2) the applicant's valid driver's license number or
10 valid state identification card number;
11 (3) a waiver of the applicant's privacy and
12 confidentiality rights and privileges under all federal
13 and state laws, including those limiting access to
14 juvenile court, criminal justice, psychological, or
15 psychiatric records or records relating to any
16 institutionalization of the applicant, and an affirmative
17 request that a person having custody of any of these
18 records provide it or information concerning it to the
19 Department. The waiver only applies to records sought in
20 connection with determining whether the applicant
21 qualifies for a license to carry a concealed firearm under
22 this Act, or whether the applicant remains in compliance
23 with the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act;
24 (4) an affirmation that the applicant is not
25 prohibited under State or federal law from possessing or
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1 Owner's Identification Card and card number if possessed
2 or notice the applicant is applying for a Firearm Owner's
3 Identification Card in conjunction with the license
4 application;
5 (5) an affirmation that the applicant has not been
6 convicted or found guilty of:
7 (A) a felony;
8 (B) a misdemeanor involving the use or threat of
9 physical force or violence to any person within the 5
10 years preceding the date of the application; or
11 (C) 2 or more violations related to driving while
12 under the influence of alcohol, other drug or drugs,
13 intoxicating compound or compounds, or any combination
14 thereof, within the 5 years preceding the date of the
15 license application; and
16 (6) whether the applicant has failed a drug test for a
17 drug for which the applicant did not have a prescription,
18 within the previous year, and if so, the provider of the
19 test, the specific substance involved, and the date of the
20 test;
21 (7) written consent for the Department to review and
22 use the applicant's Illinois digital driver's license or
23 Illinois identification card photograph and signature;
24 (8) a full set of fingerprints submitted to the
25 Department in electronic format, provided the Department
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1 fingerprints in which case the Department shall be granted
2 30 days in addition to the 90 days provided under
3 subsection (e) of Section 10 of this Act to issue or deny a
4 license;
5 (9) a head and shoulder color photograph in a size
6 specified by the Department taken within the 30 days
7 preceding the date of the license application; and
8 (10) a photocopy of any certificates or other evidence
9 of compliance with the training requirements under this
10 Act.
11(Source: P.A. 98-63, eff. 7-9-13; 99-29, eff. 7-10-15.)
12 (430 ILCS 66/40)
13 Sec. 40. Non-resident license applications.
14 (a) For the purposes of this Section, "non-resident" means
15a person who has not resided within this State for more than 30
16days and resides in another state or territory.
17 (b) The Department shall by rule allow for non-resident
18license applications from any state or territory of the United
19States with laws related to firearm ownership, possession, and
20carrying, that are substantially similar to the requirements
21to obtain a license under this Act.
22 (c) A resident of a state or territory approved by the
23Department under subsection (b) of this Section may apply for
24a non-resident license. The applicant shall apply to the
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1in Section 25 of this Act, except for the Illinois residency
2requirement in item (xiv) of paragraph (2) of subsection (a)
3of Section 4 of the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act.
4The applicant shall submit:
5 (1) the application and documentation required under
6 Section 30 of this Act and the applicable fee;
7 (2) a notarized document stating that the applicant:
8 (A) is eligible under federal law and the laws of
9 his or her state or territory of residence to own or
10 possess a firearm;
11 (B) if applicable, has a license or permit to
12 carry a firearm or concealed firearm issued by his or
13 her state or territory of residence and attach a copy
14 of the license or permit to the application;
15 (C) understands Illinois laws pertaining to the
16 possession and transport of firearms; and
17 (D) acknowledges that the applicant is subject to
18 the jurisdiction of the Department and Illinois courts
19 for any violation of this Act;
20 (3) a photocopy of any certificates or other evidence
21 of compliance with the training requirements under Section
22 75 of this Act; and
23 (4) a head and shoulder color photograph in a size
24 specified by the Department taken within the 30 days
25 preceding the date of the application.
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1identification card, a non-resident applicant shall provide
2similar documentation from his or her state or territory of
3residence. The applicant shall submit In lieu of a valid
4Firearm Owner's Identification Card, the applicant shall
5submit documentation and information required by the
6Department to obtain a Firearm Owner's Identification Card,
7including an affidavit that the non-resident meets the mental
8health standards to obtain a firearm under Illinois law, and
9the Department shall ensure that the applicant would meet the
10eligibility criteria under State law to possess a firearm to
11obtain a Firearm Owner's Identification card if he or she was a
12resident of this State.
13 (e) Nothing in this Act shall prohibit a non-resident from
14transporting a concealed firearm within his or her vehicle in
15Illinois, if the concealed firearm remains within his or her
16vehicle and the non-resident:
17 (1) is not prohibited from owning or possessing a
18 firearm under federal law;
19 (2) is eligible to carry a firearm in public under the
20 laws of his or her state or territory of residence, as
21 evidenced by the possession of a concealed carry license
22 or permit issued by his or her state of residence, if
23 applicable; and
24 (3) is not in possession of a license under this Act.
25 If the non-resident leaves his or her vehicle unattended,
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1locked container within the vehicle in accordance with
2subsection (b) of Section 65 of this Act.
3(Source: P.A. 98-63, eff. 7-9-13; 98-600, eff. 12-6-13; 99-78,
4eff. 7-20-15.)
5 (430 ILCS 66/70)
6 Sec. 70. Violations.
7 (a) A license issued or renewed under this Act shall be
8revoked if, at any time, the licensee is found to be ineligible
9for a license under this Act or the licensee is prohibited from
10possessing a firearm under State or federal law no longer
11meets the eligibility requirements of the Firearm Owners
12Identification Card Act.
13 (b) A license shall be suspended if an order of
14protection, including an emergency order of protection,
15plenary order of protection, or interim order of protection
16under Article 112A of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 or
17under the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986, or if a
18firearms restraining order, including an emergency firearms
19restraining order, under the Firearms Restraining Order Act,
20is issued against a licensee for the duration of the order, or
21if the Department is made aware of a similar order issued
22against the licensee in any other jurisdiction. If an order of
23protection is issued against a licensee, the licensee shall
24surrender the license, as applicable, to the court at the time
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1serving process at the time the licensee is served the order.
2The court, law enforcement agency, or entity responsible for
3serving the order of protection shall notify the Department
4within 7 days and transmit the license to the Department.
5 (c) A license is invalid upon expiration of the license,
6unless the licensee has submitted an application to renew the
7license, and the applicant is otherwise eligible to possess a
8license under this Act.
9 (d) A licensee shall not carry a concealed firearm while
10under the influence of alcohol, other drug or drugs,
11intoxicating compound or combination of compounds, or any
12combination thereof, under the standards set forth in
13subsection (a) of Section 11-501 of the Illinois Vehicle Code.
14 A licensee in violation of this subsection (d) shall be
15guilty of a Class A misdemeanor for a first or second violation
16and a Class 4 felony for a third violation. The Department may
17suspend a license for up to 6 months for a second violation and
18shall permanently revoke a license for a third violation.
19 (e) Except as otherwise provided, a licensee in violation
20of this Act shall be guilty of a Class B misdemeanor. A second
21or subsequent violation is a Class A misdemeanor. The
22Department may suspend a license for up to 6 months for a
23second violation and shall permanently revoke a license for 3
24or more violations of Section 65 of this Act. Any person
25convicted of a violation under this Section shall pay a $150
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1plus any applicable court costs or fees.
2 (f) A licensee convicted or found guilty of a violation of
3this Act who has a valid license and is otherwise eligible to
4carry a concealed firearm shall only be subject to the
5penalties under this Section and shall not be subject to the
6penalties under Section 21-6, paragraph (4), (8), or (10) of
7subsection (a) of Section 24-1, or subparagraph (A-5) or (B-5)
8of paragraph (3) of subsection (a) of Section 24-1.6 of the
9Criminal Code of 2012. Except as otherwise provided in this
10subsection, nothing in this subsection prohibits the licensee
11from being subjected to penalties for violations other than
12those specified in this Act.
13 (g) A licensee whose license is revoked, suspended, or
14denied shall, within 48 hours of receiving notice of the
15revocation, suspension, or denial, surrender his or her
16concealed carry license to the local law enforcement agency
17where the person resides. The local law enforcement agency
18shall provide the licensee a receipt and transmit the
19concealed carry license to the Department of State Police. If
20the licensee whose concealed carry license has been revoked,
21suspended, or denied fails to comply with the requirements of
22this subsection, the law enforcement agency where the person
23resides may petition the circuit court to issue a warrant to
24search for and seize the concealed carry license in the
25possession and under the custody or control of the licensee
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1denied. The observation of a concealed carry license in the
2possession of a person whose license has been revoked,
3suspended, or denied constitutes a sufficient basis for the
4arrest of that person for violation of this subsection. A
5violation of this subsection is a Class A misdemeanor.
6 (h) (Blank). A license issued or renewed under this Act
7shall be revoked if, at any time, the licensee is found
8ineligible for a Firearm Owner's Identification Card, or the
9licensee no longer possesses a valid Firearm Owner's
10Identification Card. A licensee whose license is revoked under
11this subsection (h) shall surrender his or her concealed carry
12license as provided for in subsection (g) of this Section.
13 This subsection shall not apply to a person who has filed
14an application with the State Police for renewal of a Firearm
15Owner's Identification Card and who is not otherwise
16ineligible to obtain a Firearm Owner's Identification Card.
17 (i) A certified firearms instructor who knowingly provides
18or offers to provide a false certification that an applicant
19has completed firearms training as required under this Act is
20guilty of a Class A misdemeanor. A person guilty of a violation
21of this subsection (i) is not eligible for court supervision.
22The Department shall permanently revoke the firearms
23instructor certification of a person convicted under this
24subsection (i).
25(Source: P.A. 100-607, eff. 1-1-19.)

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1 (430 ILCS 66/80)
2 Sec. 80. Certified firearms instructors.
3 (a) Within 60 days of the effective date of this Act, the
4Department shall begin approval of certified firearms
5instructors and enter certified firearms instructors into an
6online registry on the Department's website.
7 (b) A person who is not a certified firearms instructor
8shall not teach applicant training courses or advertise or
9otherwise represent courses they teach as qualifying their
10students to meet the requirements to receive a license under
11this Act. Each violation of this subsection is a business
12offense with a fine of at least $1,000 per violation.
13 (c) A person seeking to become a certified firearms
14instructor shall:
15 (1) be at least 21 years of age;
16 (2) be a legal resident of the United States; and
17 (3) meet the requirements of Section 25 of this Act,
18 except for the Illinois residency requirement in item
19 (xiv) of paragraph (2) of subsection (a) of Section 4 of
20 the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act; and any
21 additional uniformly applied requirements established by
22 the Department.
23 (d) A person seeking to become a certified firearms
24instructor, in addition to the requirements of subsection (c)
25of this Section, shall:
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1 equivalency certificate; and
2 (2) have at least one of the following valid firearms
3 instructor certifications:
4 (A) certification from a law enforcement agency;
5 (B) certification from a firearm instructor course
6 offered by a State or federal governmental agency;
7 (C) certification from a firearm instructor
8 qualification course offered by the Illinois Law
9 Enforcement Training Standards Board; or
10 (D) certification from an entity approved by the
11 Department that offers firearm instructor education
12 and training in the use and safety of firearms.
13 (e) A person may have his or her firearms instructor
14certification denied or revoked if he or she does not meet the
15requirements to obtain a license under this Act, provides
16false or misleading information to the Department, or has had
17a prior instructor certification revoked or denied by the
18Department.
19(Source: P.A. 98-63, eff. 7-9-13; 98-600, eff. 12-6-13;
2098-718, eff. 1-1-15.)
21 (430 ILCS 66/105)
22 Sec. 105. Duty of school administrator. It is the duty of
23the principal of a public elementary or secondary school, or
24his or her designee, and the chief administrative officer of a
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1community college, college, or university, or his or her
2designee, to report to the Department of State Police when a
3student is determined to pose a clear and present danger to
4himself, herself, or to others, within 24 hours of the
5determination as provided in Section 6-103.3 of the Mental
6Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. "Clear and present
7danger" has the meaning as provided in paragraph (2) of the
8definition of "clear and present danger" in Section 6-103.3 of
9the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code 1.1 of
10the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act.
11(Source: P.A. 98-63, eff. 7-9-13.)
12 Section 66. The Firearms Restraining Order Act is amended
13by changing Sections 35 and 40 as follows:
14 (430 ILCS 67/35)
15 Sec. 35. Ex parte orders and emergency hearings.
16 (a) A petitioner may request an emergency firearms
17restraining order by filing an affidavit or verified pleading
18alleging that the respondent poses an immediate and present
19danger of causing personal injury to himself, herself, or
20another by having in his or her custody or control,
21purchasing, possessing, or receiving a firearm. The petition
22shall also describe the type and location of any firearm or
23firearms presently believed by the petitioner to be possessed
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1 (b) If the respondent is alleged to pose an immediate and
2present danger of causing personal injury to an intimate
3partner, or an intimate partner is alleged to have been the
4target of a threat or act of violence by the respondent, the
5petitioner shall make a good faith effort to provide notice to
6any and all intimate partners of the respondent. The notice
7must include that the petitioner intends to petition the court
8for an emergency firearms restraining order, and, if the
9petitioner is a law enforcement officer, referral to relevant
10domestic violence or stalking advocacy or counseling
11resources, if appropriate. The petitioner shall attest to
12having provided the notice in the filed affidavit or verified
13pleading. If, after making a good faith effort, the petitioner
14is unable to provide notice to any or all intimate partners,
15the affidavit or verified pleading should describe what
16efforts were made.
17 (c) Every person who files a petition for an emergency
18firearms restraining order, knowing the information provided
19to the court at any hearing or in the affidavit or verified
20pleading to be false, is guilty of perjury under Section 32-2
21of the Criminal Code of 2012.
22 (d) An emergency firearms restraining order shall be
23issued on an ex parte basis, that is, without notice to the
24respondent.
25 (e) An emergency hearing held on an ex parte basis shall be
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1that the court is in session.
2 (f) If a circuit or associate judge finds probable cause
3to believe that the respondent poses an immediate and present
4danger of causing personal injury to himself, herself, or
5another by having in his or her custody or control,
6purchasing, possessing, or receiving a firearm, the circuit or
7associate judge shall issue an emergency order.
8 (f-5) If the court issues an emergency firearms
9restraining order, it shall, upon a finding of probable cause
10that the respondent possesses firearms, issue a search warrant
11directing a law enforcement agency to seize the respondent's
12firearms. The court may, as part of that warrant, direct the
13law enforcement agency to search the respondent's residence
14and other places where the court finds there is probable cause
15to believe he or she is likely to possess the firearms.
16 (g) An emergency firearms restraining order shall require:
17 (1) the respondent to refrain from having in his or
18 her custody or control, purchasing, possessing, or
19 receiving additional firearms for the duration of the
20 order; and
21 (2) the respondent to turn over to the local law
22 enforcement agency any Firearm Owner's Identification Card
23 and concealed carry license in his or her possession. The
24 local law enforcement agency shall immediately mail the
25 card and concealed carry license to the Department of
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1 firearm or firearms and Firearm Owner's Identification
2 Card and concealed carry license, if unexpired, shall be
3 returned to the respondent after the firearms restraining
4 order is terminated or expired.
5 (h) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (h-5) of
6this Section, upon expiration of the period of safekeeping, if
7the firearms or Firearm Owner's Identification Card and
8concealed carry license cannot be returned to the respondent
9because the respondent cannot be located, fails to respond to
10requests to retrieve the firearms, or is not lawfully eligible
11to possess a firearm, upon petition from the local law
12enforcement agency, the court may order the local law
13enforcement agency to destroy the firearms, use the firearms
14for training purposes, or use the firearms for any other
15application as deemed appropriate by the local law enforcement
16agency.
17 (h-5) A respondent whose firearms have been turned over to
18a local law enforcement agency Firearm Owner's Identification
19Card has been revoked or suspended may petition the court, if
20the petitioner is present in court or has notice of the
21respondent's petition, to transfer the respondent's firearm to
22a person who is lawfully able to possess the firearm if the
23person does not reside at the same address as the respondent.
24Notice of the petition shall be served upon the person
25protected by the emergency firearms restraining order. While
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1respondent's firearms must swear or affirm by affidavit that
2he or she shall not transfer the firearm to the respondent or
3to anyone residing in the same residence as the respondent.
4 (h-6) If a person other than the respondent claims title
5to any firearms surrendered under this Section, he or she may
6petition the court, if the petitioner is present in court or
7has notice of the petition, to have the firearm returned to him
8or her. If the court determines that person to be the lawful
9owner of the firearm, the firearm shall be returned to him or
10her, provided that:
11 (1) the firearm is removed from the respondent's
12 custody, control, or possession and the lawful owner
13 agrees to store the firearm in a manner such that the
14 respondent does not have access to or control of the
15 firearm; and
16 (2) the firearm is not otherwise unlawfully possessed
17 by the owner.
18 The person petitioning for the return of his or her
19firearm must swear or affirm by affidavit that he or she: (i)
20is the lawful owner of the firearm; (ii) shall not transfer the
21firearm to the respondent; and (iii) will store the firearm in
22a manner that the respondent does not have access to or control
23of the firearm.
24 (i) In accordance with subsection (e) of this Section, the
25court shall schedule a full hearing as soon as possible, but no
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1restraining order, to determine if a 6-month firearms
2restraining order shall be issued. The court may extend an ex
3parte order as needed, but not to exceed 14 days, to effectuate
4service of the order or if necessary to continue protection.
5The court may extend the order for a greater length of time by
6mutual agreement of the parties.
7(Source: P.A. 100-607, eff. 1-1-19; 101-81, eff. 7-12-19.)
8 (430 ILCS 67/40)
9 Sec. 40. Six-month orders.
10 (a) A petitioner may request a 6-month firearms
11restraining order by filing an affidavit or verified pleading
12alleging that the respondent poses a significant danger of
13causing personal injury to himself, herself, or another in the
14near future by having in his or her custody or control,
15purchasing, possessing, or receiving a firearm. The petition
16shall also describe the number, types, and locations of any
17firearms presently believed by the petitioner to be possessed
18or controlled by the respondent.
19 (b) If the respondent is alleged to pose a significant
20danger of causing personal injury to an intimate partner, or
21an intimate partner is alleged to have been the target of a
22threat or act of violence by the respondent, the petitioner
23shall make a good faith effort to provide notice to any and all
24intimate partners of the respondent. The notice must include
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16-month firearms restraining order, and, if the petitioner is
2a law enforcement officer, referral to relevant domestic
3violence or stalking advocacy or counseling resources, if
4appropriate. The petitioner shall attest to having provided
5the notice in the filed affidavit or verified pleading. If,
6after making a good faith effort, the petitioner is unable to
7provide notice to any or all intimate partners, the affidavit
8or verified pleading should describe what efforts were made.
9 (c) Every person who files a petition for a 6-month
10firearms restraining order, knowing the information provided
11to the court at any hearing or in the affidavit or verified
12pleading to be false, is guilty of perjury under Section 32-2
13of the Criminal Code of 2012.
14 (d) Upon receipt of a petition for a 6-month firearms
15restraining order, the court shall order a hearing within 30
16days.
17 (e) In determining whether to issue a firearms restraining
18order under this Section, the court shall consider evidence
19including, but not limited to, the following:
20 (1) The unlawful and reckless use, display, or
21 brandishing of a firearm by the respondent.
22 (2) The history of use, attempted use, or threatened
23 use of physical force by the respondent against another
24 person.
25 (3) Any prior arrest of the respondent for a felony
26 offense.

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1 (4) Evidence of the abuse of controlled substances or
2 alcohol by the respondent.
3 (5) A recent threat of violence or act of violence by
4 the respondent directed toward himself, herself, or
5 another.
6 (6) A violation of an emergency order of protection
7 issued under Section 217 of the Illinois Domestic Violence
8 Act of 1986 or Section 112A-17 of the Code of Criminal
9 Procedure of 1963 or of an order of protection issued
10 under Section 214 of the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of
11 1986 or Section 112A-14 of the Code of Criminal Procedure
12 of 1963.
13 (7) A pattern of violent acts or violent threats,
14 including, but not limited to, threats of violence or acts
15 of violence by the respondent directed toward himself,
16 herself, or another.
17 (f) At the hearing, the petitioner shall have the burden
18of proving, by clear and convincing evidence, that the
19respondent poses a significant danger of personal injury to
20himself, herself, or another by having in his or her custody or
21control, purchasing, possessing, or receiving a firearm.
22 (g) If the court finds that there is clear and convincing
23evidence to issue a firearms restraining order, the court
24shall issue a firearms restraining order that shall be in
25effect for 6 months subject to renewal under Section 45 of this
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1 (g-5) If the court issues a 6-month firearms restraining
2order, it shall, upon a finding of probable cause that the
3respondent possesses firearms, issue a search warrant
4directing a law enforcement agency to seize the respondent's
5firearms. The court may, as part of that warrant, direct the
6law enforcement agency to search the respondent's residence
7and other places where the court finds there is probable cause
8to believe he or she is likely to possess the firearms.
9 (h) A 6-month firearms restraining order shall require:
10 (1) the respondent to refrain from having in his or
11 her custody or control, purchasing, possessing, or
12 receiving additional firearms for the duration of the
13 order; and
14 (2) the respondent to turn over to the local law
15 enforcement agency any firearm or Firearm Owner's
16 Identification Card and concealed carry license in his or
17 her possession. The local law enforcement agency shall
18 immediately mail the card and concealed carry license to
19 the Department of State Police Firearm Services Bureau for
20 safekeeping. The firearm or firearms and Firearm Owner's
21 Identification Card and concealed carry license, if
22 unexpired, shall be returned to the respondent after the
23 firearms restraining order is terminated or expired.
24 (i) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (i-5) of
25this Section, upon expiration of the period of safekeeping, if
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1returned to the respondent because the respondent cannot be
2located, fails to respond to requests to retrieve the
3firearms, or is not lawfully eligible to possess a firearm,
4upon petition from the local law enforcement agency, the court
5may order the local law enforcement agency to destroy the
6firearms, use the firearms for training purposes, or use the
7firearms for any other application as deemed appropriate by
8the local law enforcement agency.
9 (i-5) A respondent whose firearms have been turned over to
10a local law enforcement agency Firearm Owner's Identification
11Card has been revoked or suspended may petition the court, if
12the petitioner is present in court or has notice of the
13respondent's petition, to transfer the respondent's firearm to
14a person who is lawfully able to possess the firearm if the
15person does not reside at the same address as the respondent.
16Notice of the petition shall be served upon the person
17protected by the emergency firearms restraining order. While
18the order is in effect, the transferee who receives the
19respondent's firearms must swear or affirm by affidavit that
20he or she shall not transfer the firearm to the respondent or
21to anyone residing in the same residence as the respondent.
22 (i-6) If a person other than the respondent claims title
23to any firearms surrendered under this Section, he or she may
24petition the court, if the petitioner is present in court or
25has notice of the petition, to have the firearm returned to him
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1owner of the firearm, the firearm shall be returned to him or
2her, provided that:
3 (1) the firearm is removed from the respondent's
4 custody, control, or possession and the lawful owner
5 agrees to store the firearm in a manner such that the
6 respondent does not have access to or control of the
7 firearm; and
8 (2) the firearm is not otherwise unlawfully possessed
9 by the owner.
10 The person petitioning for the return of his or her
11firearm must swear or affirm by affidavit that he or she: (i)
12is the lawful owner of the firearm; (ii) shall not transfer the
13firearm to the respondent; and (iii) will store the firearm in
14a manner that the respondent does not have access to or control
15of the firearm.
16 (j) If the court does not issue a firearms restraining
17order at the hearing, the court shall dissolve any emergency
18firearms restraining order then in effect.
19 (k) When the court issues a firearms restraining order
20under this Section, the court shall inform the respondent that
21he or she is entitled to one hearing during the period of the
22order to request a termination of the order, under Section 45
23of this Act, and shall provide the respondent with a form to
24request a hearing.
25(Source: P.A. 100-607, eff. 1-1-19; 101-81, eff. 7-12-19.)

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1 Section 67. The Firearm Dealer License Certification Act
2is amended by changing Sections 5-20, 5-25, 5-40, and 5-85 as
3follows:
4 (430 ILCS 68/5-20)
5 Sec. 5-20. Additional licensee requirements.
6 (a) A certified licensee shall make a photo copy of a
7buyer's or transferee's valid photo identification card
8whenever a firearm sale transaction takes place. The photo
9copy shall be attached to the documentation detailing the
10record of sale.
11 (b) A certified licensee shall post in a conspicuous
12position on the premises where the licensee conducts business
13a sign that contains the following warning in block letters
14not less than one inch in height:
15 "With few exceptions enumerated in the Criminal Code
16 of 2012 Firearm Owners Identification Card Act, it is
17 unlawful for you to:
18 (A) store or leave an unsecured firearm in a place
19 where a child can obtain access to it;
20 (B) sell or transfer your firearm to someone else
21 without receiving approval for the transfer from the
22 Department of State Police, or
23 (C) fail to report the loss or theft of your
24 firearm to local law enforcement within 72 hours.".
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1available for printing or downloading from the Department's
2website.
3 (c) No retail location established after the effective
4date of this Act shall be located within 500 feet of any
5school, pre-school, or day care facility in existence at its
6location before the retail location is established as measured
7from the nearest corner of the building holding the retail
8location to the corner of the school, pre-school, or day care
9facility building nearest the retail location at the time the
10retail location seeks licensure.
11(Source: P.A. 100-1178, eff. 1-18-19.)
12 (430 ILCS 68/5-25)
13 Sec. 5-25. Exemptions. The provisions of this Act related
14to the certification of a license do not apply to a person or
15entity that engages in the following activities:
16 (1) temporary transfers of firearms solely for use at
17 the location or on the premises where the transfer takes
18 place, such as transfers at a shooting range for use at
19 that location;
20 (2) temporary transfers of firearms solely for use
21 while in the presence of the transferor or transfers for
22 the purposes of firearm safety training by a firearms
23 safety training instructor;
24 (3) transfers of firearms among immediate family or
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1 member" is defined in Section 3-2.7-10 of the Unified Code
2 of Corrections, provided that both the transferor and
3 transferee are not prohibited from possessing a firearm
4 under federal or State law have a currently valid Firearm
5 Owner's Identification Card; however, this paragraph (3)
6 does not limit the familial gift exemption under paragraph
7 (2) of subsection (a-15) of Section 3 of the Firearm
8 Owners Identification Card Act;
9 (4) transfers by persons or entities acting under
10 operation of law or a court order;
11 (5) transfers by persons or entities liquidating all
12 or part of a collection. For purposes of this paragraph
13 (5), "collection" means 2 or more firearms which are of
14 special interest to collectors by reason of some quality
15 other than is associated with firearms intended for
16 sporting use or as offensive or defensive weapons;
17 (6) transfers of firearms that have been rendered
18 permanently inoperable to a nonprofit historical society,
19 museum, or institutional collection;
20 (7) transfers by a law enforcement or corrections
21 agency or a law enforcement or corrections officer acting
22 within the course and scope of his or her official duties;
23 (8) (blank); transfers to a State or local law
24 enforcement agency by a person who has his or her Firearm
25 Owner's Identification Card revoked;
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1 federal law, between collectors licensed under subsection
2 (b) of Section 923 of the federal Gun Control Act of 1968;
3 (10) transfers by a person or entity licensed as an
4 auctioneer under the Auction License Act;
5 (10.5) transfers of firearms to a resident registered
6 competitor or attendee or non-resident registered
7 competitor or attendee by a licensed federal firearms
8 dealer under Section 923 of the federal Gun Control Act of
9 1968 at a competitive shooting event held at the World
10 Shooting and Recreational Complex that is sanctioned by a
11 national governing body; or
12 (11) transfers between a pawnshop and a customer which
13 amount to a bailment. For purposes of this paragraph (11),
14 "bailment" means the act of placing property in the
15 custody and control of another, by agreement in which the
16 holder is responsible for the safekeeping and return of
17 the property.
18(Source: P.A. 100-1178, eff. 1-18-19; 101-80, eff. 7-12-19.)
19 (430 ILCS 68/5-40)
20 Sec. 5-40. Qualifications for operation.
21 (a) Each certified licensee shall submit with each
22application for certification or renewal an affidavit to the
23Department stating that each owner, employee, or other agent
24of the certified licensee who sells or conducts transfers of
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1age, has a currently valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card
2and, for a renewal, has completed the training required under
3Section 5-30. The affidavit must also contain the name and
4Firearm Owner's Identification Card number of each owner,
5employee, or other agent who sells or conducts transfers of
6firearms for the certified licensee. If an owner, employee, or
7other agent of the certified licensee is not otherwise a
8resident of this State, the certified licensee shall submit an
9affidavit stating that the owner, employee, or other agent has
10undergone a background check and is not prohibited from owning
11or possessing firearms.
12 (b) In addition to the affidavit required under subsection
13(a), within 30 days of a new owner, employee, or other agent
14beginning selling or conducting transfers of firearms for the
15certified licensee, the certified licensee shall submit an
16affidavit to the Department stating the date that the new
17owner, employee, or other agent began selling or conducting
18transfers of firearms for the certified licensee, and
19providing the information required in subsection (a) for that
20new owner, employee, or other agent.
21 (c) If a certified licensee has a license, certificate, or
22permit to sell, lease, transfer, purchase, or possess firearms
23issued by the federal government or the government of any
24state revoked or suspended for good cause within the preceding
254 years, the Department may consider revoking or suspending
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1determination of whether or not to revoke or suspend a
2certified license in this State, the Department shall consider
3the number of retail locations the certified licensee or any
4related person or entity operates in this State or in other
5states under the same or different business names, and the
6severity of the infraction in the state in which a license was
7revoked or suspended.
8 (d) Applications and affidavits required under this
9Section are not subject to disclosure by the Department under
10the Freedom of Information Act.
11(Source: P.A. 100-1178, eff. 1-18-19.)
12 (430 ILCS 68/5-85)
13 Sec. 5-85. Disciplinary sanctions.
14 (a) For violations of this Act not penalized under Section
155-15, the Department may refuse to renew or restore, or may
16reprimand, place on probation, suspend, revoke, or take other
17disciplinary or non-disciplinary action against any licensee,
18and may impose a fine commensurate with the severity of the
19violation not to exceed $10,000 for each violation for any of
20the following, consistent with the Protection of Lawful
21Commerce in Arms Act, 15 U.S.C. 7901 through 7903:
22 (1) Violations of this Act, or any law applicable to
23 the sale or transfer of firearms.
24 (2) A pattern of practice or other behavior which
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1 this Act.
2 (3) Aiding or assisting another person in violating
3 any provision of this Act or rules adopted under this Act.
4 (4) Failing, within 60 days, to provide information in
5 response to a written request made by the Department.
6 (5) Conviction of, plea of guilty to, or plea of nolo
7 contendere to any crime that disqualifies the person from
8 obtaining a firearm valid Firearm Owner's Identification
9 Card.
10 (6) Continued practice, although the person has become
11 unfit to practice due to any of the following:
12 (A) Any circumstance that disqualifies the person
13 from obtaining a firearm valid Firearm Owner's
14 Identification Card or concealed carry license.
15 (B) Habitual or excessive use or abuse of drugs
16 defined in law as controlled substances, alcohol, or
17 any other substance that results in the inability to
18 practice with reasonable judgment, skill, or safety.
19 (7) Receiving, directly or indirectly, compensation
20 for any firearms sold or transferred illegally.
21 (8) Discipline by another United States jurisdiction,
22 foreign nation, or governmental agency, if at least one of
23 the grounds for the discipline is the same or
24 substantially equivalent to those set forth in this Act.
25 (9) Violation of any disciplinary order imposed on a
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1 (10) A finding by the Department that the licensee,
2 after having his or her certified license placed on
3 probationary status, has violated the terms of probation.
4 (11) A fraudulent or material misstatement in the
5 completion of an affirmative obligation or inquiry by law
6 enforcement.
7 (b) All fines imposed under this Section shall be paid
8within 90 days after the effective date of the final order
9imposing the fine.
10(Source: P.A. 100-1178, eff. 1-18-19.)
11 Section 70. The Wildlife Code is amended by changing
12Sections 3.2 and 3.2a as follows:
13 (520 ILCS 5/3.2) (from Ch. 61, par. 3.2)
14 Sec. 3.2. Hunting license; application; instruction.
15Before the Department or any county, city, village, township,
16incorporated town clerk or his duly designated agent or any
17other person authorized or designated by the Department to
18issue hunting licenses shall issue a hunting license to any
19person, the person shall file his application with the
20Department or other party authorized to issue licenses on a
21form provided by the Department and further give definite
22proof of identity and place of legal residence. Each clerk
23designating agents to issue licenses and stamps shall furnish
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1names and mailing addresses of the agents. Each clerk or his
2duly designated agent shall be authorized to sell licenses and
3stamps only within the territorial area for which he was
4elected or appointed. No duly designated agent is authorized
5to furnish licenses or stamps for issuance by any other
6business establishment. Each application shall be executed and
7sworn to and shall set forth the name and description of the
8applicant and place of residence.
9 No hunting license shall be issued to any person born on or
10after January 1, 1980 unless he presents the person authorized
11to issue the license evidence that he has held a hunting
12license issued by the State of Illinois or another state in a
13prior year, or a certificate of competency as provided in this
14Section. Persons under 18 years of age may be issued a Lifetime
15Hunting or Sportsmen's Combination License as provided under
16Section 20-45 of the Fish and Aquatic Life Code but shall not
17be entitled to hunt alone, without the supervision of an adult
18age 21 or older, unless they have a certificate of competency
19as provided in this Section and the certificate is in their
20possession while hunting.
21 The Department of Natural Resources shall authorize
22personnel of the Department or certified volunteer instructors
23to conduct courses, of not less than 10 hours in length, in
24firearms and hunter safety, which may include training in bow
25and arrow safety, at regularly specified intervals throughout
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1receive a certificate of competency. The Department of Natural
2Resources may further cooperate with any reputable association
3or organization in establishing courses if the organization
4has as one of its objectives the promotion of safety in the
5handling of firearms or bow and arrow.
6 The Department of Natural Resources shall designate any
7person found by it to be competent to give instruction in the
8handling of firearms, hunter safety, and bow and arrow. The
9persons so appointed shall give the course of instruction and
10upon the successful completion shall issue to the person
11instructed a certificate of competency in the safe handling of
12firearms, hunter safety, and bow and arrow. No charge shall be
13made for any course of instruction except for materials or
14ammunition consumed. The Department of Natural Resources shall
15furnish information on the requirements of hunter safety
16education programs to be distributed free of charge to
17applicants for hunting licenses by the persons appointed and
18authorized to issue licenses. Funds for the conducting of
19firearms and hunter safety courses shall be taken from the fee
20charged for the Firearm Owners Identification Card.
21 The fee for a hunting license to hunt all species for a
22resident of Illinois is $12. For residents age 65 or older,
23and, commencing with the 2012 license year, resident veterans
24of the United States Armed Forces after returning from service
25abroad or mobilization by the President of the United States,
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1hunt all species for a resident of Illinois. Veterans must
2provide to the Department, at one of the Department's 5
3regional offices, verification of their service. The
4Department shall establish what constitutes suitable
5verification of service for the purpose of issuing resident
6veterans hunting licenses at a reduced fee. The fee for a
7hunting license to hunt all species shall be $1 for residents
8over 75 years of age. Nonresidents shall be charged $57 for a
9hunting license.
10 Nonresidents may be issued a nonresident hunting license
11for a period not to exceed 10 consecutive days' hunting in the
12State and shall be charged a fee of $35.
13 A special nonresident hunting license authorizing a
14nonresident to take game birds by hunting on a game breeding
15and hunting preserve area only, established under Section
163.27, shall be issued upon proper application being made and
17payment of a fee equal to that for a resident hunting license.
18The expiration date of this license shall be on the same date
19each year that game breeding and hunting preserve area
20licenses expire.
21 Each applicant for a State Migratory Waterfowl Stamp,
22regardless of his residence or other condition, shall pay a
23fee of $15 and shall receive a stamp. The fee for a State
24Migratory Waterfowl Stamp shall be waived for residents over
2575 years of age. Except as provided under Section 20-45 of the
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1person or affixed to his license or permit in a space
2designated by the Department for that purpose.
3 Each applicant for a State Habitat Stamp, regardless of
4his residence or other condition, shall pay a fee of $5 and
5shall receive a stamp. The fee for a State Habitat Stamp shall
6be waived for residents over 75 years of age. Except as
7provided under Section 20-45 of the Fish and Aquatic Life
8Code, the stamp shall be signed by the person or affixed to his
9license or permit in a space designated by the Department for
10that purpose.
11 Nothing in this Section shall be construed as to require
12the purchase of more than one State Habitat Stamp by any person
13in any one license year.
14 The fees for State Pheasant Stamps and State Furbearer
15Stamps shall be waived for residents over 75 years of age.
16 The Department shall furnish the holders of hunting
17licenses and stamps with an insignia as evidence of possession
18of license, or license and stamp, as the Department may
19consider advisable. The insignia shall be exhibited and used
20as the Department may order.
21 All other hunting licenses and all State stamps shall
22expire upon March 31 of each year.
23 Every person holding any license, permit, or stamp issued
24under the provisions of this Act shall have it in his
25possession for immediate presentation for inspection to the
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1sheriff, deputy sheriff, or any other peace officer making a
2demand for it. This provision shall not apply to Department
3owned or managed sites where it is required that all hunters
4deposit their license or , permit, or Firearm Owner's
5Identification Card at the check station upon entering the
6hunting areas.
7(Source: P.A. 100-638, eff. 1-1-19; 101-81, eff. 7-12-19.)
8 (520 ILCS 5/3.2a) (from Ch. 61, par. 3.2a)
9 Sec. 3.2a. Every person holding any license, permit or
10stamp issued under the provisions hereof shall have it in his
11possession for immediate presentation for inspection to the
12officers and authorized employees of the Department, any
13sheriff, deputy sheriff or any other peace officer making a
14demand for it. This provision shall not apply to Department
15owned or managed sites where it is required that all hunters
16deposit their license or , permit or Firearm Owner's
17Identification Card at the check station upon entering the
18hunting areas.
19(Source: P.A. 85-152.)
20 Section 75. The Criminal Code of 2012 is amended by
21changing Sections 2-7.1, 2-7.5, 12-3.05, 16-0.1, 17-30, 24-1,
2224-1.1, 24-1.6, 24-1.8, 24-2, 24-3, 24-3.1, 24-3.2, 24-3.4,
2324-3.5, 24-3B, 24-4.1, and 24-9 and adding Section 24-4.5 as
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1 (720 ILCS 5/2-7.1)
2 Sec. 2-7.1. "Firearm "Firearm" and "firearm ammunition".
3"Firearm "Firearm" and "firearm ammunition" means any
4self-contained cartridge or shotgun shell, by whatever name
5known, which is designed to be used or adaptable to use in a
6firearm; excluding, however:
7 (1) any ammunition exclusively designed for use with a
8device used exclusively for signaling or safety and required
9or recommended by the United States Coast Guard or the
10Interstate Commerce Commission; and
11 (2) any ammunition designed exclusively for use with a
12stud or rivet driver or other similar industrial ammunition
13have the meanings ascribed to them in Section 1.1 of the
14Firearm Owners Identification Card Act.
15(Source: P.A. 91-544, eff. 1-1-00.)
16 (720 ILCS 5/2-7.5)
17 Sec. 2-7.5. "Firearm". Except as otherwise provided in a
18specific Section, "firearm" means any device, by whatever name
19known, which is designed to expel a projectile or projectiles
20by the action of an explosion, expansion of gas or escape of
21gas; excluding, however:
22 (1) any pneumatic gun, spring gun, paint ball gun, or B-B
23gun which expels a single globular projectile not exceeding
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1less than 700 feet per second;
2 (1.1) any pneumatic gun, spring gun, paint ball gun, or
3B-B gun which expels breakable paint balls containing washable
4marking colors;
5 (2) any device used exclusively for signaling or safety
6and required or recommended by the United States Coast Guard
7or the Interstate Commerce Commission;
8 (3) any device used exclusively for the firing of stud
9cartridges, explosive rivets, or similar industrial
10ammunition; and
11 (4) an antique firearm (other than a machine-gun) which,
12although designed as a weapon, the Department of State Police
13finds by reason of the date of its manufacture, value, design,
14and other characteristics is primarily a collector's item and
15is not likely to be used as a weapon has the meaning ascribed
16to it in Section 1.1 of the Firearm Owners Identification Card
17Act.
18(Source: P.A. 95-331, eff. 8-21-07.)
19 (720 ILCS 5/12-3.05) (was 720 ILCS 5/12-4)
20 Sec. 12-3.05. Aggravated battery.
21 (a) Offense based on injury. A person commits aggravated
22battery when, in committing a battery, other than by the
23discharge of a firearm, he or she knowingly does any of the
24following:
25 (1) Causes great bodily harm or permanent disability

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1 or disfigurement.
2 (2) Causes severe and permanent disability, great
3 bodily harm, or disfigurement by means of a caustic or
4 flammable substance, a poisonous gas, a deadly biological
5 or chemical contaminant or agent, a radioactive substance,
6 or a bomb or explosive compound.
7 (3) Causes great bodily harm or permanent disability
8 or disfigurement to an individual whom the person knows to
9 be a peace officer, community policing volunteer, fireman,
10 private security officer, correctional institution
11 employee, or Department of Human Services employee
12 supervising or controlling sexually dangerous persons or
13 sexually violent persons:
14 (i) performing his or her official duties;
15 (ii) battered to prevent performance of his or her
16 official duties; or
17 (iii) battered in retaliation for performing his
18 or her official duties.
19 (4) Causes great bodily harm or permanent disability
20 or disfigurement to an individual 60 years of age or
21 older.
22 (5) Strangles another individual.
23 (b) Offense based on injury to a child or person with an
24intellectual disability. A person who is at least 18 years of
25age commits aggravated battery when, in committing a battery,
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1means:
2 (1) causes great bodily harm or permanent disability
3 or disfigurement to any child under the age of 13 years, or
4 to any person with a severe or profound intellectual
5 disability; or
6 (2) causes bodily harm or disability or disfigurement
7 to any child under the age of 13 years or to any person
8 with a severe or profound intellectual disability.
9 (c) Offense based on location of conduct. A person commits
10aggravated battery when, in committing a battery, other than
11by the discharge of a firearm, he or she is or the person
12battered is on or about a public way, public property, a public
13place of accommodation or amusement, a sports venue, or a
14domestic violence shelter, or in a church, synagogue, mosque,
15or other building, structure, or place used for religious
16worship.
17 (d) Offense based on status of victim. A person commits
18aggravated battery when, in committing a battery, other than
19by discharge of a firearm, he or she knows the individual
20battered to be any of the following:
21 (1) A person 60 years of age or older.
22 (2) A person who is pregnant or has a physical
23 disability.
24 (3) A teacher or school employee upon school grounds
25 or grounds adjacent to a school or in any part of a
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1 (4) A peace officer, community policing volunteer,
2 fireman, private security officer, correctional
3 institution employee, or Department of Human Services
4 employee supervising or controlling sexually dangerous
5 persons or sexually violent persons:
6 (i) performing his or her official duties;
7 (ii) battered to prevent performance of his or her
8 official duties; or
9 (iii) battered in retaliation for performing his
10 or her official duties.
11 (5) A judge, emergency management worker, emergency
12 medical services personnel, or utility worker:
13 (i) performing his or her official duties;
14 (ii) battered to prevent performance of his or her
15 official duties; or
16 (iii) battered in retaliation for performing his
17 or her official duties.
18 (6) An officer or employee of the State of Illinois, a
19 unit of local government, or a school district, while
20 performing his or her official duties.
21 (7) A transit employee performing his or her official
22 duties, or a transit passenger.
23 (8) A taxi driver on duty.
24 (9) A merchant who detains the person for an alleged
25 commission of retail theft under Section 16-26 of this
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1 means causes bodily harm to the merchant.
2 (10) A person authorized to serve process under
3 Section 2-202 of the Code of Civil Procedure or a special
4 process server appointed by the circuit court while that
5 individual is in the performance of his or her duties as a
6 process server.
7 (11) A nurse while in the performance of his or her
8 duties as a nurse.
9 (12) A merchant: (i) while performing his or her
10 duties, including, but not limited to, relaying directions
11 for healthcare or safety from his or her supervisor or
12 employer or relaying health or safety guidelines,
13 recommendations, regulations, or rules from a federal,
14 State, or local public health agency; and (ii) during a
15 disaster declared by the Governor, or a state of emergency
16 declared by the mayor of the municipality in which the
17 merchant is located, due to a public health emergency and
18 for a period of 6 months after such declaration.
19 (e) Offense based on use of a firearm. A person commits
20aggravated battery when, in committing a battery, he or she
21knowingly does any of the following:
22 (1) Discharges a firearm, other than a machine gun or
23 a firearm equipped with a silencer, and causes any injury
24 to another person.
25 (2) Discharges a firearm, other than a machine gun or
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1 to a person he or she knows to be a peace officer,
2 community policing volunteer, person summoned by a police
3 officer, fireman, private security officer, correctional
4 institution employee, or emergency management worker:
5 (i) performing his or her official duties;
6 (ii) battered to prevent performance of his or her
7 official duties; or
8 (iii) battered in retaliation for performing his
9 or her official duties.
10 (3) Discharges a firearm, other than a machine gun or
11 a firearm equipped with a silencer, and causes any injury
12 to a person he or she knows to be emergency medical
13 services personnel:
14 (i) performing his or her official duties;
15 (ii) battered to prevent performance of his or her
16 official duties; or
17 (iii) battered in retaliation for performing his
18 or her official duties.
19 (4) Discharges a firearm and causes any injury to a
20 person he or she knows to be a teacher, a student in a
21 school, or a school employee, and the teacher, student, or
22 employee is upon school grounds or grounds adjacent to a
23 school or in any part of a building used for school
24 purposes.
25 (5) Discharges a machine gun or a firearm equipped
26 with a silencer, and causes any injury to another person.

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1 (6) Discharges a machine gun or a firearm equipped
2 with a silencer, and causes any injury to a person he or
3 she knows to be a peace officer, community policing
4 volunteer, person summoned by a police officer, fireman,
5 private security officer, correctional institution
6 employee or emergency management worker:
7 (i) performing his or her official duties;
8 (ii) battered to prevent performance of his or her
9 official duties; or
10 (iii) battered in retaliation for performing his
11 or her official duties.
12 (7) Discharges a machine gun or a firearm equipped
13 with a silencer, and causes any injury to a person he or
14 she knows to be emergency medical services personnel:
15 (i) performing his or her official duties;
16 (ii) battered to prevent performance of his or her
17 official duties; or
18 (iii) battered in retaliation for performing his
19 or her official duties.
20 (8) Discharges a machine gun or a firearm equipped
21 with a silencer, and causes any injury to a person he or
22 she knows to be a teacher, or a student in a school, or a
23 school employee, and the teacher, student, or employee is
24 upon school grounds or grounds adjacent to a school or in
25 any part of a building used for school purposes.
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1commits aggravated battery when, in committing a battery, he
2or she does any of the following:
3 (1) Uses a deadly weapon other than by discharge of a
4 firearm, or uses an air rifle as defined in Section
5 24.8-0.1 of this Code.
6 (2) Wears a hood, robe, or mask to conceal his or her
7 identity.
8 (3) Knowingly and without lawful justification shines
9 or flashes a laser gunsight or other laser device attached
10 to a firearm, or used in concert with a firearm, so that
11 the laser beam strikes upon or against the person of
12 another.
13 (4) Knowingly video or audio records the offense with
14 the intent to disseminate the recording.
15 (g) Offense based on certain conduct. A person commits
16aggravated battery when, other than by discharge of a firearm,
17he or she does any of the following:
18 (1) Violates Section 401 of the Illinois Controlled
19 Substances Act by unlawfully delivering a controlled
20 substance to another and any user experiences great bodily
21 harm or permanent disability as a result of the injection,
22 inhalation, or ingestion of any amount of the controlled
23 substance.
24 (2) Knowingly administers to an individual or causes
25 him or her to take, without his or her consent or by threat
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1 intoxicating, poisonous, stupefying, narcotic,
2 anesthetic, or controlled substance, or gives to another
3 person any food containing any substance or object
4 intended to cause physical injury if eaten.
5 (3) Knowingly causes or attempts to cause a
6 correctional institution employee or Department of Human
7 Services employee to come into contact with blood, seminal
8 fluid, urine, or feces by throwing, tossing, or expelling
9 the fluid or material, and the person is an inmate of a
10 penal institution or is a sexually dangerous person or
11 sexually violent person in the custody of the Department
12 of Human Services.
13 (h) Sentence. Unless otherwise provided, aggravated
14battery is a Class 3 felony.
15 Aggravated battery as defined in subdivision (a)(4),
16(d)(4), or (g)(3) is a Class 2 felony.
17 Aggravated battery as defined in subdivision (a)(3) or
18(g)(1) is a Class 1 felony.
19 Aggravated battery as defined in subdivision (a)(1) is a
20Class 1 felony when the aggravated battery was intentional and
21involved the infliction of torture, as defined in paragraph
22(14) of subsection (b) of Section 9-1 of this Code, as the
23infliction of or subjection to extreme physical pain,
24motivated by an intent to increase or prolong the pain,
25suffering, or agony of the victim.
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1Class 2 felony when the person causes great bodily harm or
2permanent disability to an individual whom the person knows to
3be a member of a congregation engaged in prayer or other
4religious activities at a church, synagogue, mosque, or other
5building, structure, or place used for religious worship.
6 Aggravated battery under subdivision (a)(5) is a Class 1
7felony if:
8 (A) the person used or attempted to use a dangerous
9 instrument while committing the offense;
10 (B) the person caused great bodily harm or permanent
11 disability or disfigurement to the other person while
12 committing the offense; or
13 (C) the person has been previously convicted of a
14 violation of subdivision (a)(5) under the laws of this
15 State or laws similar to subdivision (a)(5) of any other
16 state.
17 Aggravated battery as defined in subdivision (e)(1) is a
18Class X felony.
19 Aggravated battery as defined in subdivision (a)(2) is a
20Class X felony for which a person shall be sentenced to a term
21of imprisonment of a minimum of 6 years and a maximum of 45
22years.
23 Aggravated battery as defined in subdivision (e)(5) is a
24Class X felony for which a person shall be sentenced to a term
25of imprisonment of a minimum of 12 years and a maximum of 45
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1 Aggravated battery as defined in subdivision (e)(2),
2(e)(3), or (e)(4) is a Class X felony for which a person shall
3be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of a minimum of 15 years
4and a maximum of 60 years.
5 Aggravated battery as defined in subdivision (e)(6),
6(e)(7), or (e)(8) is a Class X felony for which a person shall
7be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of a minimum of 20 years
8and a maximum of 60 years.
9 Aggravated battery as defined in subdivision (b)(1) is a
10Class X felony, except that:
11 (1) if the person committed the offense while armed
12 with a firearm, 15 years shall be added to the term of
13 imprisonment imposed by the court;
14 (2) if, during the commission of the offense, the
15 person personally discharged a firearm, 20 years shall be
16 added to the term of imprisonment imposed by the court;
17 (3) if, during the commission of the offense, the
18 person personally discharged a firearm that proximately
19 caused great bodily harm, permanent disability, permanent
20 disfigurement, or death to another person, 25 years or up
21 to a term of natural life shall be added to the term of
22 imprisonment imposed by the court.
23 (i) Definitions. In this Section:
24 "Building or other structure used to provide shelter" has
25the meaning ascribed to "shelter" in Section 1 of the Domestic
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1 "Domestic violence" has the meaning ascribed to it in
2Section 103 of the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986.
3 "Domestic violence shelter" means any building or other
4structure used to provide shelter or other services to victims
5or to the dependent children of victims of domestic violence
6pursuant to the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986 or the
7Domestic Violence Shelters Act, or any place within 500 feet
8of such a building or other structure in the case of a person
9who is going to or from such a building or other structure.
10 "Firearm" has the meaning provided under Section 2-7.5 of
11this Code 1.1 of the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act,
12and does not include an air rifle as defined by Section
1324.8-0.1 of this Code.
14 "Machine gun" has the meaning ascribed to it in Section
1524-1 of this Code.
16 "Merchant" has the meaning ascribed to it in Section
1716-0.1 of this Code.
18 "Strangle" means intentionally impeding the normal
19breathing or circulation of the blood of an individual by
20applying pressure on the throat or neck of that individual or
21by blocking the nose or mouth of that individual.
22(Source: P.A. 101-223, eff. 1-1-20; 101-651, eff. 8-7-20.)
23 (720 ILCS 5/16-0.1)
24 Sec. 16-0.1. Definitions. In this Article, unless the
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1defined as indicated:
2 "Access" means to use, instruct, communicate with, store
3data in, retrieve or intercept data from, or otherwise utilize
4any services of a computer.
5 "Coin-operated machine" includes any automatic vending
6machine or any part thereof, parking meter, coin telephone,
7coin-operated transit turnstile, transit fare box, coin
8laundry machine, coin dry cleaning machine, amusement machine,
9music machine, vending machine dispensing goods or services,
10or money changer.
11 "Communication device" means any type of instrument,
12device, machine, or equipment which is capable of
13transmitting, acquiring, decrypting, or receiving any
14telephonic, electronic, data, Internet access, audio, video,
15microwave, or radio transmissions, signals, communications, or
16services, including the receipt, acquisition, transmission, or
17decryption of all such communications, transmissions, signals,
18or services provided by or through any cable television, fiber
19optic, telephone, satellite, microwave, radio, Internet-based,
20data transmission, or wireless distribution network, system or
21facility; or any part, accessory, or component thereof,
22including any computer circuit, security module, smart card,
23software, computer chip, electronic mechanism or other
24component, accessory or part of any communication device which
25is capable of facilitating the transmission, decryption,
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1transmissions, signals, or services.
2 "Communication service" means any service lawfully
3provided for a charge or compensation to facilitate the lawful
4origination, transmission, emission, or reception of signs,
5signals, data, writings, images, and sounds or intelligence of
6any nature by telephone, including cellular telephones or a
7wire, wireless, radio, electromagnetic, photo-electronic or
8photo-optical system; and also any service lawfully provided
9by any radio, telephone, cable television, fiber optic,
10satellite, microwave, Internet-based or wireless distribution
11network, system, facility or technology, including, but not
12limited to, any and all electronic, data, video, audio,
13Internet access, telephonic, microwave and radio
14communications, transmissions, signals and services, and any
15such communications, transmissions, signals and services
16lawfully provided directly or indirectly by or through any of
17those networks, systems, facilities or technologies.
18 "Communication service provider" means: (1) any person or
19entity providing any communication service, whether directly
20or indirectly, as a reseller, including, but not limited to, a
21cellular, paging or other wireless communications company or
22other person or entity which, for a fee, supplies the
23facility, cell site, mobile telephone switching office or
24other equipment or communication service; (2) any person or
25entity owning or operating any cable television, fiber optic,
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1transmission or Internet-based distribution network, system or
2facility; and (3) any person or entity providing any
3communication service directly or indirectly by or through any
4such distribution system, network or facility.
5 "Computer" means a device that accepts, processes, stores,
6retrieves or outputs data, and includes but is not limited to
7auxiliary storage and telecommunications devices connected to
8computers.
9 "Continuing course of conduct" means a series of acts, and
10the accompanying mental state necessary for the crime in
11question, irrespective of whether the series of acts are
12continuous or intermittent.
13 "Delivery container" means any bakery basket of wire or
14plastic used to transport or store bread or bakery products,
15any dairy case of wire or plastic used to transport or store
16dairy products, and any dolly or cart of 2 or 4 wheels used to
17transport or store any bakery or dairy product.
18 "Document-making implement" means any implement,
19impression, template, computer file, computer disc, electronic
20device, computer hardware, computer software, instrument, or
21device that is used to make a real or fictitious or fraudulent
22personal identification document.
23 "Financial transaction device" means any of the following:
24 (1) An electronic funds transfer card.
25 (2) A credit card.
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1 (4) A point-of-sale card.
2 (5) Any instrument, device, card, plate, code, account
3 number, personal identification number, or a record or
4 copy of a code, account number, or personal identification
5 number or other means of access to a credit account or
6 deposit account, or a driver's license or State
7 identification card used to access a proprietary account,
8 other than access originated solely by a paper instrument,
9 that can be used alone or in conjunction with another
10 access device, for any of the following purposes:
11 (A) Obtaining money, cash refund or credit
12 account, credit, goods, services, or any other thing
13 of value.
14 (B) Certifying or guaranteeing to a person or
15 business the availability to the device holder of
16 funds on deposit to honor a draft or check payable to
17 the order of that person or business.
18 (C) Providing the device holder access to a
19 deposit account for the purpose of making deposits,
20 withdrawing funds, transferring funds between deposit
21 accounts, obtaining information pertaining to a
22 deposit account, or making an electronic funds
23 transfer.
24 "Full retail value" means the merchant's stated or
25advertised price of the merchandise. "Full retail value"
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1thefts committed by the same person as part of a continuing
2course of conduct from one or more mercantile establishments
3in a single transaction or in separate transactions over a
4period of one year.
5 "Internet" means an interactive computer service or system
6or an information service, system, or access software provider
7that provides or enables computer access by multiple users to
8a computer server, and includes, but is not limited to, an
9information service, system, or access software provider that
10provides access to a network system commonly known as the
11Internet, or any comparable system or service and also
12includes, but is not limited to, a World Wide Web page,
13newsgroup, message board, mailing list, or chat area on any
14interactive computer service or system or other online
15service.
16 "Library card" means a card or plate issued by a library
17facility for purposes of identifying the person to whom the
18library card was issued as authorized to borrow library
19material, subject to all limitations and conditions imposed on
20the borrowing by the library facility issuing such card.
21 "Library facility" includes any public library or museum,
22or any library or museum of an educational, historical or
23eleemosynary institution, organization or society.
24 "Library material" includes any book, plate, picture,
25photograph, engraving, painting, sculpture, statue, artifact,
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1manuscript, document, letter, microfilm, sound recording,
2audiovisual material, magnetic or other tape, electronic data
3processing record or other documentary, written or printed
4material regardless of physical form or characteristics, or
5any part thereof, belonging to, or on loan to or otherwise in
6the custody of a library facility.
7 "Manufacture or assembly of an unlawful access device"
8means to make, produce or assemble an unlawful access device
9or to modify, alter, program or re-program any instrument,
10device, machine, equipment or software so that it is capable
11of defeating or circumventing any technology, device or
12software used by the provider, owner or licensee of a
13communication service or of any data, audio or video programs
14or transmissions to protect any such communication, data,
15audio or video services, programs or transmissions from
16unauthorized access, acquisition, disclosure, receipt,
17decryption, communication, transmission or re-transmission.
18 "Manufacture or assembly of an unlawful communication
19device" means to make, produce or assemble an unlawful
20communication or wireless device or to modify, alter, program
21or reprogram a communication or wireless device to be capable
22of acquiring, disrupting, receiving, transmitting, decrypting,
23or facilitating the acquisition, disruption, receipt,
24transmission or decryption of, a communication service without
25the express consent or express authorization of the
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1in those activities.
2 "Master sound recording" means the original physical
3object on which a given set of sounds were first recorded and
4which the original object from which all subsequent sound
5recordings embodying the same set of sounds are directly or
6indirectly derived.
7 "Merchandise" means any item of tangible personal
8property, including motor fuel.
9 "Merchant" means an owner or operator of any retail
10mercantile establishment or any agent, employee, lessee,
11consignee, officer, director, franchisee, or independent
12contractor of the owner or operator. "Merchant" also means a
13person who receives from an authorized user of a payment card,
14or someone the person believes to be an authorized user, a
15payment card or information from a payment card, or what the
16person believes to be a payment card or information from a
17payment card, as the instrument for obtaining, purchasing or
18receiving goods, services, money, or anything else of value
19from the person.
20 "Motor fuel" means a liquid, regardless of its properties,
21used to propel a vehicle, including gasoline and diesel.
22 "Online" means the use of any electronic or wireless
23device to access the Internet.
24 "Payment card" means a credit card, charge card, debit
25card, or any other card that is issued to an authorized card
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1goods, services, money, or anything else of value from a
2merchant.
3 "Person with a disability" means a person who suffers from
4a physical or mental impairment resulting from disease,
5injury, functional disorder or congenital condition that
6impairs the individual's mental or physical ability to
7independently manage his or her property or financial
8resources, or both.
9 "Personal identification document" means a birth
10certificate, a driver's license, a State identification card,
11a public, government, or private employment identification
12card, a social security card, a license issued under the
13Firearm Concealed Carry Act firearm owner's identification
14card, a credit card, a debit card, or a passport issued to or
15on behalf of a person other than the offender, or any document
16made or issued, or falsely purported to have been made or
17issued, by or under the authority of the United States
18Government, the State of Illinois, or any other state
19political subdivision of any state, or any other governmental
20or quasi-governmental organization that is of a type intended
21for the purpose of identification of an individual, or any
22such document made or altered in a manner that it falsely
23purports to have been made on behalf of or issued to another
24person or by the authority of one who did not give that
25authority.
26 "Personal identifying information" means any of the

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1following information:
2 (1) A person's name.
3 (2) A person's address.
4 (3) A person's date of birth.
5 (4) A person's telephone number.
6 (5) A person's driver's license number or State of
7 Illinois identification card as assigned by the Secretary
8 of State of the State of Illinois or a similar agency of
9 another state.
10 (6) A person's social security number.
11 (7) A person's public, private, or government
12 employer, place of employment, or employment
13 identification number.
14 (8) The maiden name of a person's mother.
15 (9) The number assigned to a person's depository
16 account, savings account, or brokerage account.
17 (10) The number assigned to a person's credit or debit
18 card, commonly known as a "Visa Card", "MasterCard",
19 "American Express Card", "Discover Card", or other similar
20 cards whether issued by a financial institution,
21 corporation, or business entity.
22 (11) Personal identification numbers.
23 (12) Electronic identification numbers.
24 (13) Digital signals.
25 (14) User names, passwords, and any other word,
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1 whole or part to access information relating to a specific
2 individual, or to the actions taken, communications made
3 or received, or other activities or transactions of a
4 specific individual.
5 (15) Any other numbers or information which can be
6 used to access a person's financial resources, or to
7 identify a specific individual, or the actions taken,
8 communications made or received, or other activities or
9 transactions of a specific individual.
10 "Premises of a retail mercantile establishment" includes,
11but is not limited to, the retail mercantile establishment;
12any common use areas in shopping centers; and all parking
13areas set aside by a merchant or on behalf of a merchant for
14the parking of vehicles for the convenience of the patrons of
15such retail mercantile establishment.
16 "Public water, gas, or power supply, or other public
17services" mean any service subject to regulation by the
18Illinois Commerce Commission; any service furnished by a
19public utility that is owned and operated by any political
20subdivision, public institution of higher education or
21municipal corporation of this State; any service furnished by
22any public utility that is owned by such political
23subdivision, public institution of higher education, or
24municipal corporation and operated by any of its lessees or
25operating agents; any service furnished by an electric
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1Act; or wireless service or other service regulated by the
2Federal Communications Commission.
3 "Publish" means to communicate or disseminate information
4to any one or more persons, either orally, in person, or by
5telephone, radio or television or in writing of any kind,
6including, without limitation, a letter or memorandum,
7circular or handbill, newspaper or magazine article or book.
8 "Radio frequency identification device" means any
9implement, computer file, computer disc, electronic device,
10computer hardware, computer software, or instrument that is
11used to activate, read, receive, or decode information stored
12on a RFID tag or transponder attached to a personal
13identification document.
14 "RFID tag or transponder" means a chip or device that
15contains personal identifying information from which the
16personal identifying information can be read or decoded by
17another device emitting a radio frequency that activates or
18powers a radio frequency emission response from the chip or
19transponder.
20 "Reencoder" means an electronic device that places encoded
21information from the magnetic strip or stripe of a payment
22card onto the magnetic strip or stripe of a different payment
23card.
24 "Retail mercantile establishment" means any place where
25merchandise is displayed, held, stored or offered for sale to
26the public.

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1 "Scanning device" means a scanner, reader, or any other
2electronic device that is used to access, read, scan, obtain,
3memorize, or store, temporarily or permanently, information
4encoded on the magnetic strip or stripe of a payment card.
5 "Shopping cart" means those push carts of the type or
6types which are commonly provided by grocery stores, drug
7stores or other retail mercantile establishments for the use
8of the public in transporting commodities in stores and
9markets and, incidentally, from the stores to a place outside
10the store.
11 "Sound or audio visual recording" means any sound or audio
12visual phonograph record, disc, pre-recorded tape, film, wire,
13magnetic tape or other object, device or medium, now known or
14hereafter invented, by which sounds or images may be
15reproduced with or without the use of any additional machine,
16equipment or device.
17 "Theft detection device remover" means any tool or device
18specifically designed and intended to be used to remove any
19theft detection device from any merchandise.
20 "Under-ring" means to cause the cash register or other
21sales recording device to reflect less than the full retail
22value of the merchandise.
23 "Unidentified sound or audio visual recording" means a
24sound or audio visual recording without the actual name and
25full and correct street address of the manufacturer, and the
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1legibly printed on the outside cover or jacket and on the label
2of such sound or audio visual recording.
3 "Unlawful access device" means any type of instrument,
4device, machine, equipment, technology, or software which is
5primarily possessed, used, designed, assembled, manufactured,
6sold, distributed or offered, promoted or advertised for the
7purpose of defeating or circumventing any technology, device
8or software, or any component or part thereof, used by the
9provider, owner or licensee of any communication service or of
10any data, audio or video programs or transmissions to protect
11any such communication, audio or video services, programs or
12transmissions from unauthorized access, acquisition, receipt,
13decryption, disclosure, communication, transmission or
14re-transmission.
15 "Unlawful communication device" means any electronic
16serial number, mobile identification number, personal
17identification number or any communication or wireless device
18that is capable of acquiring or facilitating the acquisition
19of a communication service without the express consent or
20express authorization of the communication service provider,
21or that has been altered, modified, programmed or
22reprogrammed, alone or in conjunction with another
23communication or wireless device or other equipment, to so
24acquire or facilitate the unauthorized acquisition of a
25communication service. "Unlawful communication device" also
26means:

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1 (1) any phone altered to obtain service without the
2 express consent or express authorization of the
3 communication service provider, tumbler phone, counterfeit
4 or clone phone, tumbler microchip, counterfeit or clone
5 microchip, scanning receiver of wireless communication
6 service or other instrument capable of disguising its
7 identity or location or of gaining unauthorized access to
8 a communications or wireless system operated by a
9 communication service provider; and
10 (2) any communication or wireless device which is
11 capable of, or has been altered, designed, modified,
12 programmed or reprogrammed, alone or in conjunction with
13 another communication or wireless device or devices, so as
14 to be capable of, facilitating the disruption,
15 acquisition, receipt, transmission or decryption of a
16 communication service without the express consent or
17 express authorization of the communication service
18 provider, including, but not limited to, any device,
19 technology, product, service, equipment, computer software
20 or component or part thereof, primarily distributed, sold,
21 designed, assembled, manufactured, modified, programmed,
22 reprogrammed or used for the purpose of providing the
23 unauthorized receipt of, transmission of, disruption of,
24 decryption of, access to or acquisition of any
25 communication service provided by any communication
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1 "Vehicle" means a motor vehicle, motorcycle, or farm
2implement that is self-propelled and that uses motor fuel for
3propulsion.
4 "Wireless device" includes any type of instrument, device,
5machine, or equipment that is capable of transmitting or
6receiving telephonic, electronic or radio communications, or
7any part of such instrument, device, machine, or equipment, or
8any computer circuit, computer chip, electronic mechanism, or
9other component that is capable of facilitating the
10transmission or reception of telephonic, electronic, or radio
11communications.
12(Source: P.A. 97-597, eff. 1-1-12; incorporates 97-388, eff.
131-1-12; 97-1109, eff. 1-1-13.)
14 (720 ILCS 5/17-30) (was 720 ILCS 5/16C-2)
15 Sec. 17-30. Defaced, altered, or removed manufacturer or
16owner identification number.
17 (a) Unlawful sale of household appliances. A person
18commits unlawful sale of household appliances when he or she
19knowingly, with the intent to defraud or deceive another,
20keeps for sale, within any commercial context, any household
21appliance with a missing, defaced, obliterated, or otherwise
22altered manufacturer's identification number.
23 (b) Construction equipment identification defacement. A
24person commits construction equipment identification
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1mutilates, or obliterates a permanently affixed serial number,
2product identification number, part number, component
3identification number, owner-applied identification, or other
4mark of identification attached to or stamped, inscribed,
5molded, or etched into a machine or other equipment, whether
6stationary or mobile or self-propelled, or a part of such
7machine or equipment, used in the construction, maintenance,
8or demolition of buildings, structures, bridges, tunnels,
9sewers, utility pipes or lines, ditches or open cuts, roads,
10highways, dams, airports, or waterways or in material handling
11for such projects.
12 The trier of fact may infer that the defendant has
13knowingly changed, altered, removed, or obliterated the serial
14number, product identification number, part number, component
15identification number, owner-applied identification number, or
16other mark of identification, if the defendant was in
17possession of any machine or other equipment or a part of such
18machine or equipment used in the construction, maintenance, or
19demolition of buildings, structures, bridges, tunnels, sewers,
20utility pipes or lines, ditches or open cuts, roads, highways,
21dams, airports, or waterways or in material handling for such
22projects upon which any such serial number, product
23identification number, part number, component identification
24number, owner-applied identification number, or other mark of
25identification has been changed, altered, removed, or
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1 (c) Defacement of manufacturer's serial number or
2identification mark. A person commits defacement of a
3manufacturer's serial number or identification mark when he or
4she knowingly removes, alters, defaces, covers, or destroys
5the manufacturer's serial number or any other manufacturer's
6number or distinguishing identification mark upon any machine
7or other article of merchandise, other than a motor vehicle as
8defined in Section 1-146 of the Illinois Vehicle Code or a
9firearm as defined in the Firearm Owners Identification Card
10Act, with the intent of concealing or destroying the identity
11of such machine or other article of merchandise.
12 (d) Sentence.
13 (1) A violation of subsection (a) of this Section is a
14 Class 4 felony if the value of the appliance or appliances
15 exceeds $1,000 and a Class B misdemeanor if the value of
16 the appliance or appliances is $1,000 or less.
17 (2) A violation of subsection (b) of this Section is a
18 Class A misdemeanor.
19 (3) A violation of subsection (c) of this Section is a
20 Class B misdemeanor.
21 (e) No liability shall be imposed upon any person for the
22unintentional failure to comply with subsection (a).
23 (f) Definitions. In this Section:
24 "Commercial context" means a continuing business
25enterprise conducted for profit by any person whose primary
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1appliances, or a significant portion of whose business or
2inventory consists of household appliances kept or sold on a
3wholesale or retail basis.
4 "Household appliance" means any gas or electric device or
5machine marketed for use as home entertainment or for
6facilitating or expediting household tasks or chores. The term
7shall include but not necessarily be limited to refrigerators,
8freezers, ranges, radios, television sets, vacuum cleaners,
9toasters, dishwashers, and other similar household items.
10 "Manufacturer's identification number" means any serial
11number or other similar numerical or alphabetical designation
12imprinted upon or attached to or placed, stamped, or otherwise
13imprinted upon or attached to a household appliance or item by
14the manufacturer for purposes of identifying a particular
15appliance or item individually or by lot number.
16(Source: P.A. 96-1551, eff. 7-1-11.)
17 (720 ILCS 5/24-1) (from Ch. 38, par. 24-1)
18 Sec. 24-1. Unlawful use of weapons.
19 (a) A person commits the offense of unlawful use of
20weapons when he knowingly:
21 (1) Sells, manufactures, purchases, possesses or
22 carries any bludgeon, black-jack, slung-shot, sand-club,
23 sand-bag, metal knuckles or other knuckle weapon
24 regardless of its composition, throwing star, or any
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1 has a blade that opens automatically by hand pressure
2 applied to a button, spring or other device in the handle
3 of the knife, or a ballistic knife, which is a device that
4 propels a knifelike blade as a projectile by means of a
5 coil spring, elastic material or compressed gas; or
6 (2) Carries or possesses with intent to use the same
7 unlawfully against another, a dagger, dirk, billy,
8 dangerous knife, razor, stiletto, broken bottle or other
9 piece of glass, stun gun or taser or any other dangerous or
10 deadly weapon or instrument of like character; or
11 (2.5) Carries or possesses with intent to use the same
12 unlawfully against another, any firearm in a church,
13 synagogue, mosque, or other building, structure, or place
14 used for religious worship; or
15 (3) Carries on or about his person or in any vehicle, a
16 tear gas gun projector or bomb or any object containing
17 noxious liquid gas or substance, other than an object
18 containing a non-lethal noxious liquid gas or substance
19 designed solely for personal defense carried by a person
20 18 years of age or older; or
21 (4) Carries or possesses in any vehicle or concealed
22 on or about his person except when on his land or in his
23 own abode, legal dwelling, or fixed place of business, or
24 on the land or in the legal dwelling of another person as
25 an invitee with that person's permission, any pistol,
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1 this subsection (a) (4) does not apply to or affect
2 transportation of weapons that meet one of the following
3 conditions:
4 (i) are broken down in a non-functioning state; or
5 (ii) are not immediately accessible; or
6 (iii) are unloaded and enclosed in a case, firearm
7 carrying box, shipping box, or other container by a
8 person eligible under State and federal law to possess
9 a firearm who has been issued a currently valid
10 Firearm Owner's Identification Card; or
11 (iv) are carried or possessed in accordance with
12 the Firearm Concealed Carry Act by a person who has
13 been issued a currently valid license under the
14 Firearm Concealed Carry Act; or
15 (5) Sets a spring gun; or
16 (6) Possesses any device or attachment of any kind
17 designed, used or intended for use in silencing the report
18 of any firearm; or
19 (7) Sells, manufactures, purchases, possesses or
20 carries:
21 (i) a machine gun, which shall be defined for the
22 purposes of this subsection as any weapon, which
23 shoots, is designed to shoot, or can be readily
24 restored to shoot, automatically more than one shot
25 without manually reloading by a single function of the
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1 weapon, or sells, manufactures, purchases, possesses,
2 or carries any combination of parts designed or
3 intended for use in converting any weapon into a
4 machine gun, or any combination or parts from which a
5 machine gun can be assembled if such parts are in the
6 possession or under the control of a person;
7 (ii) any rifle having one or more barrels less
8 than 16 inches in length or a shotgun having one or
9 more barrels less than 18 inches in length or any
10 weapon made from a rifle or shotgun, whether by
11 alteration, modification, or otherwise, if such a
12 weapon as modified has an overall length of less than
13 26 inches; or
14 (iii) any bomb, bomb-shell, grenade, bottle or
15 other container containing an explosive substance of
16 over one-quarter ounce for like purposes, such as, but
17 not limited to, black powder bombs and Molotov
18 cocktails or artillery projectiles; or
19 (8) Carries or possesses any firearm, stun gun or
20 taser or other deadly weapon in any place which is
21 licensed to sell intoxicating beverages, or at any public
22 gathering held pursuant to a license issued by any
23 governmental body or any public gathering at which an
24 admission is charged, excluding a place where a showing,
25 demonstration or lecture involving the exhibition of
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1 This subsection (a)(8) does not apply to any auction
2 or raffle of a firearm held pursuant to a license or permit
3 issued by a governmental body, nor does it apply to
4 persons engaged in firearm safety training courses; or
5 (9) Carries or possesses in a vehicle or on or about
6 his or her person any pistol, revolver, stun gun or taser
7 or firearm or ballistic knife, when he or she is hooded,
8 robed or masked in such manner as to conceal his or her
9 identity; or
10 (10) Carries or possesses on or about his or her
11 person, upon any public street, alley, or other public
12 lands within the corporate limits of a city, village, or
13 incorporated town, except when an invitee thereon or
14 therein, for the purpose of the display of such weapon or
15 the lawful commerce in weapons, or except when on his land
16 or in his or her own abode, legal dwelling, or fixed place
17 of business, or on the land or in the legal dwelling of
18 another person as an invitee with that person's
19 permission, any pistol, revolver, stun gun, or taser or
20 other firearm, except that this subsection (a) (10) does
21 not apply to or affect transportation of weapons that meet
22 one of the following conditions:
23 (i) are broken down in a non-functioning state; or
24 (ii) are not immediately accessible; or
25 (iii) are unloaded and enclosed in a case, firearm
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1 person eligible under State and federal law to possess
2 a firearm who has been issued a currently valid
3 Firearm Owner's Identification Card; or
4 (iv) are carried or possessed in accordance with
5 the Firearm Concealed Carry Act by a person who has
6 been issued a currently valid license under the
7 Firearm Concealed Carry Act.
8 A "stun gun or taser", as used in this paragraph (a)
9 means (i) any device which is powered by electrical
10 charging units, such as, batteries, and which fires one or
11 several barbs attached to a length of wire and which, upon
12 hitting a human, can send out a current capable of
13 disrupting the person's nervous system in such a manner as
14 to render him incapable of normal functioning or (ii) any
15 device which is powered by electrical charging units, such
16 as batteries, and which, upon contact with a human or
17 clothing worn by a human, can send out current capable of
18 disrupting the person's nervous system in such a manner as
19 to render him incapable of normal functioning; or
20 (11) Sells, manufactures, or purchases any explosive
21 bullet. For purposes of this paragraph (a) "explosive
22 bullet" means the projectile portion of an ammunition
23 cartridge which contains or carries an explosive charge
24 which will explode upon contact with the flesh of a human
25 or an animal. "Cartridge" means a tubular metal case
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1 or primer at the rear end thereof, with the propellant
2 contained in such tube between the projectile and the cap;
3 or
4 (12) (Blank); or
5 (13) Carries or possesses on or about his or her
6 person while in a building occupied by a unit of
7 government, a billy club, other weapon of like character,
8 or other instrument of like character intended for use as
9 a weapon. For the purposes of this Section, "billy club"
10 means a short stick or club commonly carried by police
11 officers which is either telescopic or constructed of a
12 solid piece of wood or other man-made material.
13 (b) Sentence. A person convicted of a violation of
14subsection 24-1(a)(1) through (5), subsection 24-1(a)(10),
15subsection 24-1(a)(11), or subsection 24-1(a)(13) commits a
16Class A misdemeanor. A person convicted of a violation of
17subsection 24-1(a)(8) or 24-1(a)(9) commits a Class 4 felony;
18a person convicted of a violation of subsection 24-1(a)(6) or
1924-1(a)(7)(ii) or (iii) commits a Class 3 felony. A person
20convicted of a violation of subsection 24-1(a)(7)(i) commits a
21Class 2 felony and shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment
22of not less than 3 years and not more than 7 years, unless the
23weapon is possessed in the passenger compartment of a motor
24vehicle as defined in Section 1-146 of the Illinois Vehicle
25Code, or on the person, while the weapon is loaded, in which
26case it shall be a Class X felony. A person convicted of a

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1second or subsequent violation of subsection 24-1(a)(4),
224-1(a)(8), 24-1(a)(9), or 24-1(a)(10) commits a Class 3
3felony. A person convicted of a violation of subsection
424-1(a)(2.5) commits a Class 2 felony. The possession of each
5weapon in violation of this Section constitutes a single and
6separate violation.
7 (c) Violations in specific places.
8 (1) A person who violates subsection 24-1(a)(6) or
9 24-1(a)(7) in any school, regardless of the time of day or
10 the time of year, in residential property owned, operated
11 or managed by a public housing agency or leased by a public
12 housing agency as part of a scattered site or mixed-income
13 development, in a public park, in a courthouse, on the
14 real property comprising any school, regardless of the
15 time of day or the time of year, on residential property
16 owned, operated or managed by a public housing agency or
17 leased by a public housing agency as part of a scattered
18 site or mixed-income development, on the real property
19 comprising any public park, on the real property
20 comprising any courthouse, in any conveyance owned, leased
21 or contracted by a school to transport students to or from
22 school or a school related activity, in any conveyance
23 owned, leased, or contracted by a public transportation
24 agency, or on any public way within 1,000 feet of the real
25 property comprising any school, public park, courthouse,
26 public transportation facility, or residential property

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1 owned, operated, or managed by a public housing agency or
2 leased by a public housing agency as part of a scattered
3 site or mixed-income development commits a Class 2 felony
4 and shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of not
5 less than 3 years and not more than 7 years.
6 (1.5) A person who violates subsection 24-1(a)(4),
7 24-1(a)(9), or 24-1(a)(10) in any school, regardless of
8 the time of day or the time of year, in residential
9 property owned, operated, or managed by a public housing
10 agency or leased by a public housing agency as part of a
11 scattered site or mixed-income development, in a public
12 park, in a courthouse, on the real property comprising any
13 school, regardless of the time of day or the time of year,
14 on residential property owned, operated, or managed by a
15 public housing agency or leased by a public housing agency
16 as part of a scattered site or mixed-income development,
17 on the real property comprising any public park, on the
18 real property comprising any courthouse, in any conveyance
19 owned, leased, or contracted by a school to transport
20 students to or from school or a school related activity,
21 in any conveyance owned, leased, or contracted by a public
22 transportation agency, or on any public way within 1,000
23 feet of the real property comprising any school, public
24 park, courthouse, public transportation facility, or
25 residential property owned, operated, or managed by a
26 public housing agency or leased by a public housing agency

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1 as part of a scattered site or mixed-income development
2 commits a Class 3 felony.
3 (2) A person who violates subsection 24-1(a)(1),
4 24-1(a)(2), or 24-1(a)(3) in any school, regardless of the
5 time of day or the time of year, in residential property
6 owned, operated or managed by a public housing agency or
7 leased by a public housing agency as part of a scattered
8 site or mixed-income development, in a public park, in a
9 courthouse, on the real property comprising any school,
10 regardless of the time of day or the time of year, on
11 residential property owned, operated or managed by a
12 public housing agency or leased by a public housing agency
13 as part of a scattered site or mixed-income development,
14 on the real property comprising any public park, on the
15 real property comprising any courthouse, in any conveyance
16 owned, leased or contracted by a school to transport
17 students to or from school or a school related activity,
18 in any conveyance owned, leased, or contracted by a public
19 transportation agency, or on any public way within 1,000
20 feet of the real property comprising any school, public
21 park, courthouse, public transportation facility, or
22 residential property owned, operated, or managed by a
23 public housing agency or leased by a public housing agency
24 as part of a scattered site or mixed-income development
25 commits a Class 4 felony. "Courthouse" means any building
26 that is used by the Circuit, Appellate, or Supreme Court

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1 of this State for the conduct of official business.
2 (3) Paragraphs (1), (1.5), and (2) of this subsection
3 (c) shall not apply to law enforcement officers or
4 security officers of such school, college, or university
5 or to students carrying or possessing firearms for use in
6 training courses, parades, hunting, target shooting on
7 school ranges, or otherwise with the consent of school
8 authorities and which firearms are transported unloaded
9 enclosed in a suitable case, box, or transportation
10 package.
11 (4) For the purposes of this subsection (c), "school"
12 means any public or private elementary or secondary
13 school, community college, college, or university.
14 (5) For the purposes of this subsection (c), "public
15 transportation agency" means a public or private agency
16 that provides for the transportation or conveyance of
17 persons by means available to the general public, except
18 for transportation by automobiles not used for conveyance
19 of the general public as passengers; and "public
20 transportation facility" means a terminal or other place
21 where one may obtain public transportation.
22 (d) The presence in an automobile other than a public
23omnibus of any weapon, instrument or substance referred to in
24subsection (a)(7) is prima facie evidence that it is in the
25possession of, and is being carried by, all persons occupying
26such automobile at the time such weapon, instrument or

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1substance is found, except under the following circumstances:
2(i) if such weapon, instrument or instrumentality is found
3upon the person of one of the occupants therein; or (ii) if
4such weapon, instrument or substance is found in an automobile
5operated for hire by a duly licensed driver in the due, lawful
6and proper pursuit of his or her trade, then such presumption
7shall not apply to the driver.
8 (e) Exemptions.
9 (1) Crossbows, Common or Compound bows and Underwater
10 Spearguns are exempted from the definition of ballistic
11 knife as defined in paragraph (1) of subsection (a) of
12 this Section.
13 (2) The provision of paragraph (1) of subsection (a)
14 of this Section prohibiting the sale, manufacture,
15 purchase, possession, or carrying of any knife, commonly
16 referred to as a switchblade knife, which has a blade that
17 opens automatically by hand pressure applied to a button,
18 spring or other device in the handle of the knife, does not
19 apply to a person eligible under State and federal law to
20 possess a firearm who possesses a currently valid Firearm
21 Owner's Identification Card previously issued in his or
22 her name by the Department of State Police or to a person
23 or an entity engaged in the business of selling or
24 manufacturing switchblade knives.
25(Source: P.A. 100-82, eff. 8-11-17; 101-223, eff. 1-1-20.)

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1 (720 ILCS 5/24-1.1) (from Ch. 38, par. 24-1.1)
2 Sec. 24-1.1. Unlawful use or possession of weapons by
3felons or persons in the custody of the Department of
4Corrections facilities.
5 (a) It is unlawful for a person to knowingly possess on or
6about his person or on his land or in his own abode or fixed
7place of business any weapon prohibited under Section 24-1 of
8this Act or any firearm or any firearm ammunition if the person
9has been convicted of a felony under the laws of this State or
10any other jurisdiction. This Section shall not apply if the
11person has been granted relief under this subsection by the
12Director of the Department of State Police under Section 10 of
13the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. A person
14prohibited from possessing a firearm under this subsection (a)
15may petition the Director of State Police for a hearing and
16relief from the prohibition, unless the prohibition was based
17upon a forcible felony, stalking, aggravated stalking,
18domestic battery, any violation of the Illinois Controlled
19Substances Act, the Methamphetamine Control and Community
20Protection Act, or the Cannabis Control Act that is classified
21as a Class 2 or greater felony, any felony violation of Article
2224 of the Criminal Code of 1961 or the Criminal Code of 2012,
23or any adjudication as a delinquent minor for the commission
24of an offense that if committed by an adult would be a felony,
25in which case the person may petition the circuit court in
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1relief from the prohibition. The Director or court may grant
2the relief if it is established by the petitioner to the
3court's or Director's satisfaction that:
4 (1) when in the circuit court, the State's Attorney
5 has been served with a written copy of the petition at
6 least 30 days before any hearing in the circuit court and
7 at the hearing the State's Attorney was afforded an
8 opportunity to present evidence and object to the
9 petition;
10 (2) the petitioner has not been convicted of a
11 forcible felony under the laws of this State or any other
12 jurisdiction within 20 years of the filing of the
13 petition, or at least 20 years have passed since the end of
14 any period of imprisonment imposed in relation to that
15 conviction;
16 (3) the circumstances regarding a criminal conviction,
17 where applicable, the petitioner's criminal history and
18 his or her reputation are such that the petitioner will
19 not be likely to act in a manner dangerous to public
20 safety;
21 (4) granting relief would not be contrary to the
22 public interest; and
23 (5) granting relief would not be contrary to federal
24 law.
25 (b) It is unlawful for any person confined in a penal
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1Corrections, to possess any weapon prohibited under Section
224-1 of this Code or any firearm or firearm ammunition,
3regardless of the intent with which he possesses it.
4 (c) It shall be an affirmative defense to a violation of
5subsection (b), that such possession was specifically
6authorized by rule, regulation, or directive of the Illinois
7Department of Corrections or order issued pursuant thereto.
8 (d) The defense of necessity is not available to a person
9who is charged with a violation of subsection (b) of this
10Section.
11 (e) Sentence. Violation of this Section by a person not
12confined in a penal institution shall be a Class 3 felony for
13which the person shall be sentenced to no less than 2 years and
14no more than 10 years. A second or subsequent violation of this
15Section shall be a Class 2 felony for which the person shall be
16sentenced to a term of imprisonment of not less than 3 years
17and not more than 14 years, except as provided for in Section
185-4.5-110 of the Unified Code of Corrections. Violation of
19this Section by a person not confined in a penal institution
20who has been convicted of a forcible felony, a felony
21violation of Article 24 of this Code or of the Firearm Owners
22Identification Card Act, stalking or aggravated stalking, or a
23Class 2 or greater felony under the Illinois Controlled
24Substances Act, the Cannabis Control Act, or the
25Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act is a
26Class 2 felony for which the person shall be sentenced to not

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1less than 3 years and not more than 14 years, except as
2provided for in Section 5-4.5-110 of the Unified Code of
3Corrections. Violation of this Section by a person who is on
4parole or mandatory supervised release is a Class 2 felony for
5which the person shall be sentenced to not less than 3 years
6and not more than 14 years, except as provided for in Section
75-4.5-110 of the Unified Code of Corrections. Violation of
8this Section by a person not confined in a penal institution is
9a Class X felony when the firearm possessed is a machine gun.
10Any person who violates this Section while confined in a penal
11institution, which is a facility of the Illinois Department of
12Corrections, is guilty of a Class 1 felony, if he possesses any
13weapon prohibited under Section 24-1 of this Code regardless
14of the intent with which he possesses it, a Class X felony if
15he possesses any firearm, firearm ammunition or explosive, and
16a Class X felony for which the offender shall be sentenced to
17not less than 12 years and not more than 50 years when the
18firearm possessed is a machine gun. A violation of this
19Section while wearing or in possession of body armor as
20defined in Section 33F-1 is a Class X felony punishable by a
21term of imprisonment of not less than 10 years and not more
22than 40 years. The possession of each firearm or firearm
23ammunition in violation of this Section constitutes a single
24and separate violation.
25(Source: P.A. 100-3, eff. 1-1-18.)

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1 (720 ILCS 5/24-1.6)
2 Sec. 24-1.6. Aggravated unlawful use of a weapon.
3 (a) A person commits the offense of aggravated unlawful
4use of a weapon when he or she knowingly:
5 (1) Carries on or about his or her person or in any
6 vehicle or concealed on or about his or her person except
7 when on his or her land or in his or her abode, legal
8 dwelling, or fixed place of business, or on the land or in
9 the legal dwelling of another person as an invitee with
10 that person's permission, any pistol, revolver, stun gun
11 or taser or other firearm; or
12 (2) Carries or possesses on or about his or her
13 person, upon any public street, alley, or other public
14 lands within the corporate limits of a city, village or
15 incorporated town, except when an invitee thereon or
16 therein, for the purpose of the display of such weapon or
17 the lawful commerce in weapons, or except when on his or
18 her own land or in his or her own abode, legal dwelling, or
19 fixed place of business, or on the land or in the legal
20 dwelling of another person as an invitee with that
21 person's permission, any pistol, revolver, stun gun or
22 taser or other firearm; and
23 (3) One of the following factors is present:
24 (A) the firearm, other than a pistol, revolver, or
25 handgun, possessed was uncased, loaded, and
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1 (A-5) the pistol, revolver, or handgun possessed
2 was uncased, loaded, and immediately accessible at the
3 time of the offense and the person possessing the
4 pistol, revolver, or handgun has not been issued a
5 currently valid license under the Firearm Concealed
6 Carry Act; or
7 (B) the firearm, other than a pistol, revolver, or
8 handgun, possessed was uncased, unloaded, and the
9 ammunition for the weapon was immediately accessible
10 at the time of the offense; or
11 (B-5) the pistol, revolver, or handgun possessed
12 was uncased, unloaded, and the ammunition for the
13 weapon was immediately accessible at the time of the
14 offense and the person possessing the pistol,
15 revolver, or handgun has not been issued a currently
16 valid license under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act;
17 or
18 (C) (blank); or the person possessing the firearm
19 has not been issued a currently valid Firearm Owner's
20 Identification Card; or
21 (D) the person possessing the weapon was
22 previously adjudicated a delinquent minor under the
23 Juvenile Court Act of 1987 for an act that if committed
24 by an adult would be a felony; or
25 (E) the person possessing the weapon was engaged
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1 Act, in a misdemeanor violation of the Illinois
2 Controlled Substances Act, or in a misdemeanor
3 violation of the Methamphetamine Control and Community
4 Protection Act; or
5 (F) (blank); or
6 (G) the person possessing the weapon had an order
7 of protection issued against him or her within the
8 previous 2 years; or
9 (H) the person possessing the weapon was engaged
10 in the commission or attempted commission of a
11 misdemeanor involving the use or threat of violence
12 against the person or property of another; or
13 (I) the person possessing the weapon was under 21
14 years of age and in possession of a handgun, unless the
15 person under 21 is engaged in lawful activities under
16 the Wildlife Code or described in subsection
17 24-2(b)(1), (b)(3), or 24-2(f).
18 (a-5) "Handgun" as used in this Section has the meaning
19given to it in Section 5 of the Firearm Concealed Carry Act.
20 (b) "Stun gun or taser" as used in this Section has the
21same definition given to it in Section 24-1 of this Code.
22 (c) This Section does not apply to or affect the
23transportation or possession of weapons that:
24 (i) are broken down in a non-functioning state; or
25 (ii) are not immediately accessible; or
26 (iii) are unloaded and enclosed in a case, firearm

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1 carrying box, shipping box, or other container by a person
2 is eligible under State and federal law to possess a
3 firearm who has been issued a currently valid Firearm
4 Owner's Identification Card.
5 (d) Sentence.
6 (1) Aggravated unlawful use of a weapon is a Class 4
7 felony; a second or subsequent offense is a Class 2 felony
8 for which the person shall be sentenced to a term of
9 imprisonment of not less than 3 years and not more than 7
10 years, except as provided for in Section 5-4.5-110 of the
11 Unified Code of Corrections.
12 (2) (Blank). Except as otherwise provided in
13 paragraphs (3) and (4) of this subsection (d), a first
14 offense of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon committed
15 with a firearm by a person 18 years of age or older where
16 the factors listed in both items (A) and (C) or both items
17 (A-5) and (C) of paragraph (3) of subsection (a) are
18 present is a Class 4 felony, for which the person shall be
19 sentenced to a term of imprisonment of not less than one
20 year and not more than 3 years.
21 (3) Aggravated unlawful use of a weapon by a person
22 who has been previously convicted of a felony in this
23 State or another jurisdiction is a Class 2 felony for
24 which the person shall be sentenced to a term of
25 imprisonment of not less than 3 years and not more than 7
26 years, except as provided for in Section 5-4.5-110 of the

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1 Unified Code of Corrections.
2 (4) Aggravated unlawful use of a weapon while wearing
3 or in possession of body armor as defined in Section 33F-1
4 by a person who is prohibited under State or federal law
5 from possessing a firearm has not been issued a valid
6 Firearms Owner's Identification Card in accordance with
7 Section 5 of the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act is
8 a Class X felony.
9 (e) The possession of each firearm in violation of this
10Section constitutes a single and separate violation.
11(Source: P.A. 100-3, eff. 1-1-18; 100-201, eff. 8-18-17.)
12 (720 ILCS 5/24-1.8)
13 Sec. 24-1.8. Unlawful possession of a firearm by a street
14gang member.
15 (a) A person commits unlawful possession of a firearm by a
16street gang member when he or she knowingly:
17 (1) possesses, carries, or conceals on or about his or
18 her person a firearm and firearm ammunition while on any
19 street, road, alley, gangway, sidewalk, or any other
20 lands, except when inside his or her own abode or inside
21 his or her fixed place of business, and has not been issued
22 a currently valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card and
23 is a member of a street gang; or
24 (2) possesses or carries in any vehicle a firearm and
25 firearm ammunition which are both immediately accessible

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1 at the time of the offense while on any street, road,
2 alley, or any other lands, except when inside his or her
3 own abode or garage, and has not been issued a currently
4 valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card and is a member
5 of a street gang.
6 (b) Unlawful possession of a firearm by a street gang
7member is a Class 2 felony for which the person, if sentenced
8to a term of imprisonment, shall be sentenced to no less than 3
9years and no more than 10 years. A period of probation, a term
10of periodic imprisonment or conditional discharge shall not be
11imposed for the offense of unlawful possession of a firearm by
12a street gang member when the firearm was loaded or contained
13firearm ammunition and the court shall sentence the offender
14to not less than the minimum term of imprisonment authorized
15for the Class 2 felony.
16 (c) For purposes of this Section:
17 "Street gang" or "gang" has the meaning ascribed to it
18 in Section 10 of the Illinois Streetgang Terrorism Omnibus
19 Prevention Act.
20 "Street gang member" or "gang member" has the meaning
21 ascribed to it in Section 10 of the Illinois Streetgang
22 Terrorism Omnibus Prevention Act.
23(Source: P.A. 96-829, eff. 12-3-09.)
24 (720 ILCS 5/24-2)
25 Sec. 24-2. Exemptions.

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1 (a) Subsections 24-1(a)(3), 24-1(a)(4), 24-1(a)(10), and
224-1(a)(13) and Section 24-1.6 do not apply to or affect any of
3the following:
4 (1) Peace officers, and any person summoned by a peace
5 officer to assist in making arrests or preserving the
6 peace, while actually engaged in assisting such officer.
7 (2) Wardens, superintendents and keepers of prisons,
8 penitentiaries, jails and other institutions for the
9 detention of persons accused or convicted of an offense,
10 while in the performance of their official duty, or while
11 commuting between their homes and places of employment.
12 (3) Members of the Armed Services or Reserve Forces of
13 the United States or the Illinois National Guard or the
14 Reserve Officers Training Corps, while in the performance
15 of their official duty.
16 (4) Special agents employed by a railroad or a public
17 utility to perform police functions, and guards of armored
18 car companies, while actually engaged in the performance
19 of the duties of their employment or commuting between
20 their homes and places of employment; and watchmen while
21 actually engaged in the performance of the duties of their
22 employment.
23 (5) Persons licensed as private security contractors,
24 private detectives, or private alarm contractors, or
25 employed by a private security contractor, private
26 detective, or private alarm contractor agency licensed by

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1 the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation,
2 if their duties include the carrying of a weapon under the
3 provisions of the Private Detective, Private Alarm,
4 Private Security, Fingerprint Vendor, and Locksmith Act of
5 2004, while actually engaged in the performance of the
6 duties of their employment or commuting between their
7 homes and places of employment. A person shall be
8 considered eligible for this exemption if he or she has
9 completed the required 20 hours of training for a private
10 security contractor, private detective, or private alarm
11 contractor, or employee of a licensed private security
12 contractor, private detective, or private alarm contractor
13 agency and 20 hours of required firearm training, and has
14 been issued a firearm control card by the Department of
15 Financial and Professional Regulation. Conditions for the
16 renewal of firearm control cards issued under the
17 provisions of this Section shall be the same as for those
18 cards issued under the provisions of the Private
19 Detective, Private Alarm, Private Security, Fingerprint
20 Vendor, and Locksmith Act of 2004. The firearm control
21 card shall be carried by the private security contractor,
22 private detective, or private alarm contractor, or
23 employee of the licensed private security contractor,
24 private detective, or private alarm contractor agency at
25 all times when he or she is in possession of a concealable
26 weapon permitted by his or her firearm control card.

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1 (6) Any person regularly employed in a commercial or
2 industrial operation as a security guard for the
3 protection of persons employed and private property
4 related to such commercial or industrial operation, while
5 actually engaged in the performance of his or her duty or
6 traveling between sites or properties belonging to the
7 employer, and who, as a security guard, is a member of a
8 security force registered with the Department of Financial
9 and Professional Regulation; provided that such security
10 guard has successfully completed a course of study,
11 approved by and supervised by the Department of Financial
12 and Professional Regulation, consisting of not less than
13 40 hours of training that includes the theory of law
14 enforcement, liability for acts, and the handling of
15 weapons. A person shall be considered eligible for this
16 exemption if he or she has completed the required 20 hours
17 of training for a security officer and 20 hours of
18 required firearm training, and has been issued a firearm
19 control card by the Department of Financial and
20 Professional Regulation. Conditions for the renewal of
21 firearm control cards issued under the provisions of this
22 Section shall be the same as for those cards issued under
23 the provisions of the Private Detective, Private Alarm,
24 Private Security, Fingerprint Vendor, and Locksmith Act of
25 2004. The firearm control card shall be carried by the
26 security guard at all times when he or she is in possession

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1 of a concealable weapon permitted by his or her firearm
2 control card.
3 (7) Agents and investigators of the Illinois
4 Legislative Investigating Commission authorized by the
5 Commission to carry the weapons specified in subsections
6 24-1(a)(3) and 24-1(a)(4), while on duty in the course of
7 any investigation for the Commission.
8 (8) Persons employed by a financial institution as a
9 security guard for the protection of other employees and
10 property related to such financial institution, while
11 actually engaged in the performance of their duties,
12 commuting between their homes and places of employment, or
13 traveling between sites or properties owned or operated by
14 such financial institution, and who, as a security guard,
15 is a member of a security force registered with the
16 Department; provided that any person so employed has
17 successfully completed a course of study, approved by and
18 supervised by the Department of Financial and Professional
19 Regulation, consisting of not less than 40 hours of
20 training which includes theory of law enforcement,
21 liability for acts, and the handling of weapons. A person
22 shall be considered to be eligible for this exemption if
23 he or she has completed the required 20 hours of training
24 for a security officer and 20 hours of required firearm
25 training, and has been issued a firearm control card by
26 the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

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1 Conditions for renewal of firearm control cards issued
2 under the provisions of this Section shall be the same as
3 for those issued under the provisions of the Private
4 Detective, Private Alarm, Private Security, Fingerprint
5 Vendor, and Locksmith Act of 2004. The firearm control
6 card shall be carried by the security guard at all times
7 when he or she is in possession of a concealable weapon
8 permitted by his or her firearm control card. For purposes
9 of this subsection, "financial institution" means a bank,
10 savings and loan association, credit union or company
11 providing armored car services.
12 (9) Any person employed by an armored car company to
13 drive an armored car, while actually engaged in the
14 performance of his duties.
15 (10) Persons who have been classified as peace
16 officers pursuant to the Peace Officer Fire Investigation
17 Act.
18 (11) Investigators of the Office of the State's
19 Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor authorized by the board of
20 governors of the Office of the State's Attorneys Appellate
21 Prosecutor to carry weapons pursuant to Section 7.06 of
22 the State's Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor's Act.
23 (12) Special investigators appointed by a State's
24 Attorney under Section 3-9005 of the Counties Code.
25 (12.5) Probation officers while in the performance of
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1 places of employment or specific locations that are part
2 of their assigned duties, with the consent of the chief
3 judge of the circuit for which they are employed, if they
4 have received weapons training according to requirements
5 of the Peace Officer and Probation Officer Firearm
6 Training Act.
7 (13) Court Security Officers while in the performance
8 of their official duties, or while commuting between their
9 homes and places of employment, with the consent of the
10 Sheriff.
11 (13.5) A person employed as an armed security guard at
12 a nuclear energy, storage, weapons or development site or
13 facility regulated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
14 who has completed the background screening and training
15 mandated by the rules and regulations of the Nuclear
16 Regulatory Commission.
17 (14) Manufacture, transportation, or sale of weapons
18 to persons authorized under subdivisions (1) through
19 (13.5) of this subsection to possess those weapons.
20 (a-5) Subsections 24-1(a)(4) and 24-1(a)(10) do not apply
21to or affect any person carrying a concealed pistol, revolver,
22or handgun and the person has been issued a currently valid
23license under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act at the time of
24the commission of the offense.
25 (a-6) Subsections 24-1(a)(4) and 24-1(a)(10) do not apply
26to or affect a qualified current or retired law enforcement

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1officer qualified under the laws of this State or under the
2federal Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act.
3 (b) Subsections 24-1(a)(4) and 24-1(a)(10) and Section
424-1.6 do not apply to or affect any of the following:
5 (1) Members of any club or organization organized for
6 the purpose of practicing shooting at targets upon
7 established target ranges, whether public or private, and
8 patrons of such ranges, while such members or patrons are
9 using their firearms on those target ranges.
10 (2) Duly authorized military or civil organizations
11 while parading, with the special permission of the
12 Governor.
13 (3) Hunters, trappers or fishermen with a license or
14 permit while engaged in hunting, trapping or fishing.
15 (4) Transportation of weapons that are broken down in
16 a non-functioning state or are not immediately accessible.
17 (5) Carrying or possessing any pistol, revolver, stun
18 gun or taser or other firearm on the land or in the legal
19 dwelling of another person as an invitee with that
20 person's permission.
21 (c) Subsection 24-1(a)(7) does not apply to or affect any
22of the following:
23 (1) Peace officers while in performance of their
24 official duties.
25 (2) Wardens, superintendents and keepers of prisons,
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1 detention of persons accused or convicted of an offense.
2 (3) Members of the Armed Services or Reserve Forces of
3 the United States or the Illinois National Guard, while in
4 the performance of their official duty.
5 (4) Manufacture, transportation, or sale of machine
6 guns to persons authorized under subdivisions (1) through
7 (3) of this subsection to possess machine guns, if the
8 machine guns are broken down in a non-functioning state or
9 are not immediately accessible.
10 (5) Persons licensed under federal law to manufacture
11 any weapon from which 8 or more shots or bullets can be
12 discharged by a single function of the firing device, or
13 ammunition for such weapons, and actually engaged in the
14 business of manufacturing such weapons or ammunition, but
15 only with respect to activities which are within the
16 lawful scope of such business, such as the manufacture,
17 transportation, or testing of such weapons or ammunition.
18 This exemption does not authorize the general private
19 possession of any weapon from which 8 or more shots or
20 bullets can be discharged by a single function of the
21 firing device, but only such possession and activities as
22 are within the lawful scope of a licensed manufacturing
23 business described in this paragraph.
24 During transportation, such weapons shall be broken
25 down in a non-functioning state or not immediately
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1 (6) The manufacture, transport, testing, delivery,
2 transfer or sale, and all lawful commercial or
3 experimental activities necessary thereto, of rifles,
4 shotguns, and weapons made from rifles or shotguns, or
5 ammunition for such rifles, shotguns or weapons, where
6 engaged in by a person operating as a contractor or
7 subcontractor pursuant to a contract or subcontract for
8 the development and supply of such rifles, shotguns,
9 weapons or ammunition to the United States government or
10 any branch of the Armed Forces of the United States, when
11 such activities are necessary and incident to fulfilling
12 the terms of such contract.
13 The exemption granted under this subdivision (c)(6)
14 shall also apply to any authorized agent of any such
15 contractor or subcontractor who is operating within the
16 scope of his employment, where such activities involving
17 such weapon, weapons or ammunition are necessary and
18 incident to fulfilling the terms of such contract.
19 (7) A person possessing a rifle with a barrel or
20 barrels less than 16 inches in length if: (A) the person
21 has been issued a Curios and Relics license from the U.S.
22 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; or
23 (B) the person is an active member of a bona fide,
24 nationally recognized military re-enacting group and the
25 modification is required and necessary to accurately
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1 the re-enactor is in possession of a valid and current
2 re-enacting group membership credential; and the overall
3 length of the weapon as modified is not less than 26
4 inches.
5 (d) Subsection 24-1(a)(1) does not apply to the purchase,
6possession or carrying of a black-jack or slung-shot by a
7peace officer.
8 (e) Subsection 24-1(a)(8) does not apply to any owner,
9manager or authorized employee of any place specified in that
10subsection nor to any law enforcement officer.
11 (f) Subsection 24-1(a)(4) and subsection 24-1(a)(10) and
12Section 24-1.6 do not apply to members of any club or
13organization organized for the purpose of practicing shooting
14at targets upon established target ranges, whether public or
15private, while using their firearms on those target ranges.
16 (g) Subsections 24-1(a)(11) and 24-3.1(a)(6) do not apply
17to:
18 (1) Members of the Armed Services or Reserve Forces of
19 the United States or the Illinois National Guard, while in
20 the performance of their official duty.
21 (2) Bonafide collectors of antique or surplus military
22 ordnance.
23 (3) Laboratories having a department of forensic
24 ballistics, or specializing in the development of
25 ammunition or explosive ordnance.
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1 explosive bullets by manufacturers of ammunition licensed
2 by the federal government, in connection with the supply
3 of those organizations and persons exempted by subdivision
4 (g)(1) of this Section, or like organizations and persons
5 outside this State, or the transportation of explosive
6 bullets to any organization or person exempted in this
7 Section by a common carrier or by a vehicle owned or leased
8 by an exempted manufacturer.
9 (g-5) Subsection 24-1(a)(6) does not apply to or affect
10persons licensed under federal law to manufacture any device
11or attachment of any kind designed, used, or intended for use
12in silencing the report of any firearm, firearms, or
13ammunition for those firearms equipped with those devices, and
14actually engaged in the business of manufacturing those
15devices, firearms, or ammunition, but only with respect to
16activities that are within the lawful scope of that business,
17such as the manufacture, transportation, or testing of those
18devices, firearms, or ammunition. This exemption does not
19authorize the general private possession of any device or
20attachment of any kind designed, used, or intended for use in
21silencing the report of any firearm, but only such possession
22and activities as are within the lawful scope of a licensed
23manufacturing business described in this subsection (g-5).
24During transportation, these devices shall be detached from
25any weapon or not immediately accessible.
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124-1.6 do not apply to or affect any parole agent or parole
2supervisor who meets the qualifications and conditions
3prescribed in Section 3-14-1.5 of the Unified Code of
4Corrections.
5 (g-7) Subsection 24-1(a)(6) does not apply to a peace
6officer while serving as a member of a tactical response team
7or special operations team. A peace officer may not personally
8own or apply for ownership of a device or attachment of any
9kind designed, used, or intended for use in silencing the
10report of any firearm. These devices shall be owned and
11maintained by lawfully recognized units of government whose
12duties include the investigation of criminal acts.
13 (g-10) Subsections 24-1(a)(4), 24-1(a)(8), and
1424-1(a)(10), and Sections 24-1.6 and 24-3.1 do not apply to an
15athlete's possession, transport on official Olympic and
16Paralympic transit systems established for athletes, or use of
17competition firearms sanctioned by the International Olympic
18Committee, the International Paralympic Committee, the
19International Shooting Sport Federation, or USA Shooting in
20connection with such athlete's training for and participation
21in shooting competitions at the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic
22Games and sanctioned test events leading up to the 2016
23Olympic and Paralympic Games.
24 (h) An information or indictment based upon a violation of
25any subsection of this Article need not negative any
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1the burden of proving such an exemption.
2 (i) Nothing in this Article shall prohibit, apply to, or
3affect the transportation, carrying, or possession, of any
4pistol or revolver, stun gun, taser, or other firearm
5consigned to a common carrier operating under license of the
6State of Illinois or the federal government, where such
7transportation, carrying, or possession is incident to the
8lawful transportation in which such common carrier is engaged;
9and nothing in this Article shall prohibit, apply to, or
10affect the transportation, carrying, or possession of any
11pistol, revolver, stun gun, taser, or other firearm, not the
12subject of and regulated by subsection 24-1(a)(7) or
13subsection 24-2(c) of this Article, which is unloaded and
14enclosed in a case, firearm carrying box, shipping box, or
15other container, by a person eligible under State and federal
16law to possess a firearm the possessor of a valid Firearm
17Owners Identification Card.
18(Source: P.A. 100-201, eff. 8-18-17; 101-80, eff. 7-12-19.)
19 (720 ILCS 5/24-3) (from Ch. 38, par. 24-3)
20 Sec. 24-3. Unlawful sale or delivery of firearms.
21 (A) A person commits the offense of unlawful sale or
22delivery of firearms when he or she knowingly does any of the
23following:
24 (a) Sells or gives any firearm of a size which may be
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1 age.
2 (b) Sells or gives any firearm to a person under 21
3 years of age who has been convicted of a misdemeanor other
4 than a traffic offense or adjudged delinquent.
5 (c) Sells or gives any firearm to any narcotic addict.
6 (d) Sells or gives any firearm to any person who has
7 been convicted of a felony under the laws of this or any
8 other jurisdiction.
9 (e) Sells or gives any firearm to any person who has
10 been a patient in a mental institution within the past 5
11 years. In this subsection (e):
12 "Mental institution" means any hospital,
13 institution, clinic, evaluation facility, mental
14 health center, or part thereof, which is used
15 primarily for the care or treatment of persons with
16 mental illness.
17 "Patient in a mental institution" means the person
18 was admitted, either voluntarily or involuntarily, to
19 a mental institution for mental health treatment,
20 unless the treatment was voluntary and solely for an
21 alcohol abuse disorder and no other secondary
22 substance abuse disorder or mental illness.
23 (f) Sells or gives any firearms to any person who is a
24 person with an intellectual disability.
25 (g) Delivers any firearm, incidental to a sale,
26 without withholding delivery of the firearm for at least

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1 72 hours after application for its purchase has been made,
2 or delivers a stun gun or taser, incidental to a sale,
3 without withholding delivery of the stun gun or taser for
4 at least 24 hours after application for its purchase has
5 been made. However, this paragraph (g) does not apply to:
6 (1) the sale of a firearm to a law enforcement officer if
7 the seller of the firearm knows that the person to whom he
8 or she is selling the firearm is a law enforcement officer
9 or the sale of a firearm to a person who desires to
10 purchase a firearm for use in promoting the public
11 interest incident to his or her employment as a bank
12 guard, armed truck guard, or other similar employment; (2)
13 a mail order sale of a firearm from a federally licensed
14 firearms dealer to a nonresident of Illinois under which
15 the firearm is mailed to a federally licensed firearms
16 dealer outside the boundaries of Illinois; (3) (blank);
17 (4) the sale of a firearm to a dealer licensed as a federal
18 firearms dealer under Section 923 of the federal Gun
19 Control Act of 1968 (18 U.S.C. 923); or (5) the transfer or
20 sale of any rifle, shotgun, or other long gun to a resident
21 registered competitor or attendee or non-resident
22 registered competitor or attendee by any dealer licensed
23 as a federal firearms dealer under Section 923 of the
24 federal Gun Control Act of 1968 at competitive shooting
25 events held at the World Shooting Complex sanctioned by a
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1 sales under subparagraph (5) of this paragraph (g), the
2 Department of Natural Resources shall give notice to the
3 Department of State Police at least 30 calendar days prior
4 to any competitive shooting events at the World Shooting
5 Complex sanctioned by a national governing body. The
6 notification shall be made on a form prescribed by the
7 Department of State Police. The sanctioning body shall
8 provide a list of all registered competitors and attendees
9 at least 24 hours before the events to the Department of
10 State Police. Any changes to the list of registered
11 competitors and attendees shall be forwarded to the
12 Department of State Police as soon as practicable. The
13 Department of State Police must destroy the list of
14 registered competitors and attendees no later than 30 days
15 after the date of the event. Nothing in this paragraph (g)
16 relieves a federally licensed firearm dealer from the
17 requirements of conducting a NICS background check through
18 the Illinois Point of Contact under 18 U.S.C. 922(t). For
19 purposes of this paragraph (g), "application" means when
20 the buyer and seller reach an agreement to purchase a
21 firearm. For purposes of this paragraph (g), "national
22 governing body" means a group of persons who adopt rules
23 and formulate policy on behalf of a national firearm
24 sporting organization.
25 (h) While holding any license as a dealer, importer,
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1 Act of 1968, manufactures, sells or delivers to any
2 unlicensed person a handgun having a barrel, slide, frame
3 or receiver which is a die casting of zinc alloy or any
4 other nonhomogeneous metal which will melt or deform at a
5 temperature of less than 800 degrees Fahrenheit. For
6 purposes of this paragraph, (1) "firearm" is defined as in
7 the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act; and (2)
8 "handgun" is defined as a firearm designed to be held and
9 fired by the use of a single hand, and includes a
10 combination of parts from which such a firearm can be
11 assembled.
12 (i) Sells or gives a firearm of any size to any person
13 under 18 years of age who is not eligible under State or
14 federal law to possess a firearm does not possess a valid
15 Firearm Owner's Identification Card.
16 (j) Sells or gives a firearm while engaged in the
17 business of selling firearms at wholesale or retail
18 without being licensed as a federal firearms dealer under
19 Section 923 of the federal Gun Control Act of 1968 (18
20 U.S.C. 923). In this paragraph (j):
21 A person "engaged in the business" means a person who
22 devotes time, attention, and labor to engaging in the
23 activity as a regular course of trade or business with the
24 principal objective of livelihood and profit, but does not
25 include a person who makes occasional repairs of firearms
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1 trigger mechanisms to firearms.
2 "With the principal objective of livelihood and
3 profit" means that the intent underlying the sale or
4 disposition of firearms is predominantly one of obtaining
5 livelihood and pecuniary gain, as opposed to other
6 intents, such as improving or liquidating a personal
7 firearms collection; however, proof of profit shall not be
8 required as to a person who engages in the regular and
9 repetitive purchase and disposition of firearms for
10 criminal purposes or terrorism.
11 (k) (Blank). Sells or transfers ownership of a firearm
12 to a person who does not display to the seller or
13 transferor of the firearm either: (1) a currently valid
14 Firearm Owner's Identification Card that has previously
15 been issued in the transferee's name by the Department of
16 State Police under the provisions of the Firearm Owners
17 Identification Card Act; or (2) a currently valid license
18 to carry a concealed firearm that has previously been
19 issued in the transferee's name by the Department of State
20 Police under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. This
21 paragraph (k) does not apply to the transfer of a firearm
22 to a person who is exempt from the requirement of
23 possessing a Firearm Owner's Identification Card under
24 Section 2 of the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act.
25 For the purposes of this Section, a currently valid
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1 Owner's Identification Card that has not expired or (ii)
2 an approval number issued in accordance with subsection
3 (a-10) of subsection 3 or Section 3.1 of the Firearm
4 Owners Identification Card Act shall be proof that the
5 Firearm Owner's Identification Card was valid.
6 (1) (Blank). In addition to the other requirements
7 of this paragraph (k), all persons who are not
8 federally licensed firearms dealers must also have
9 complied with subsection (a-10) of Section 3 of the
10 Firearm Owners Identification Card Act by determining
11 the validity of a purchaser's Firearm Owner's
12 Identification Card.
13 (2) (Blank). All sellers or transferors who have
14 complied with the requirements of subparagraph (1) of
15 this paragraph (k) shall not be liable for damages in
16 any civil action arising from the use or misuse by the
17 transferee of the firearm transferred, except for
18 willful or wanton misconduct on the part of the seller
19 or transferor.
20 (l) Not being entitled to the possession of a firearm,
21 delivers the firearm, knowing it to have been stolen or
22 converted. It may be inferred that a person who possesses
23 a firearm with knowledge that its serial number has been
24 removed or altered has knowledge that the firearm is
25 stolen or converted.
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1firearms sold within 6 months after enactment of Public Act
278-355 (approved August 21, 1973, effective October 1, 1973),
3nor is any firearm legally owned or possessed by any citizen or
4purchased by any citizen within 6 months after the enactment
5of Public Act 78-355 subject to confiscation or seizure under
6the provisions of that Public Act. Nothing in Public Act
778-355 shall be construed to prohibit the gift or trade of any
8firearm if that firearm was legally held or acquired within 6
9months after the enactment of that Public Act.
10 (C) Sentence.
11 (1) Any person convicted of unlawful sale or delivery
12 of firearms in violation of paragraph (c), (e), (f), (g),
13 or (h) of subsection (A) commits a Class 4 felony.
14 (2) Any person convicted of unlawful sale or delivery
15 of firearms in violation of paragraph (b) or (i) of
16 subsection (A) commits a Class 3 felony.
17 (3) Any person convicted of unlawful sale or delivery
18 of firearms in violation of paragraph (a) of subsection
19 (A) commits a Class 2 felony.
20 (4) Any person convicted of unlawful sale or delivery
21 of firearms in violation of paragraph (a), (b), or (i) of
22 subsection (A) in any school, on the real property
23 comprising a school, within 1,000 feet of the real
24 property comprising a school, at a school related
25 activity, or on or within 1,000 feet of any conveyance
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1 district to transport students to or from school or a
2 school related activity, regardless of the time of day or
3 time of year at which the offense was committed, commits a
4 Class 1 felony. Any person convicted of a second or
5 subsequent violation of unlawful sale or delivery of
6 firearms in violation of paragraph (a), (b), or (i) of
7 subsection (A) in any school, on the real property
8 comprising a school, within 1,000 feet of the real
9 property comprising a school, at a school related
10 activity, or on or within 1,000 feet of any conveyance
11 owned, leased, or contracted by a school or school
12 district to transport students to or from school or a
13 school related activity, regardless of the time of day or
14 time of year at which the offense was committed, commits a
15 Class 1 felony for which the sentence shall be a term of
16 imprisonment of no less than 5 years and no more than 15
17 years.
18 (5) Any person convicted of unlawful sale or delivery
19 of firearms in violation of paragraph (a) or (i) of
20 subsection (A) in residential property owned, operated, or
21 managed by a public housing agency or leased by a public
22 housing agency as part of a scattered site or mixed-income
23 development, in a public park, in a courthouse, on
24 residential property owned, operated, or managed by a
25 public housing agency or leased by a public housing agency
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1 on the real property comprising any public park, on the
2 real property comprising any courthouse, or on any public
3 way within 1,000 feet of the real property comprising any
4 public park, courthouse, or residential property owned,
5 operated, or managed by a public housing agency or leased
6 by a public housing agency as part of a scattered site or
7 mixed-income development commits a Class 2 felony.
8 (6) Any person convicted of unlawful sale or delivery
9 of firearms in violation of paragraph (j) of subsection
10 (A) commits a Class A misdemeanor. A second or subsequent
11 violation is a Class 4 felony.
12 (7) (Blank). Any person convicted of unlawful sale or
13 delivery of firearms in violation of paragraph (k) of
14 subsection (A) commits a Class 4 felony, except that a
15 violation of subparagraph (1) of paragraph (k) of
16 subsection (A) shall not be punishable as a crime or petty
17 offense. A third or subsequent conviction for a violation
18 of paragraph (k) of subsection (A) is a Class 1 felony.
19 (8) A person 18 years of age or older convicted of
20 unlawful sale or delivery of firearms in violation of
21 paragraph (a) or (i) of subsection (A), when the firearm
22 that was sold or given to another person under 18 years of
23 age was used in the commission of or attempt to commit a
24 forcible felony, shall be fined or imprisoned, or both,
25 not to exceed the maximum provided for the most serious
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1 under 18 years of age who was sold or given the firearm.
2 (9) Any person convicted of unlawful sale or delivery
3 of firearms in violation of paragraph (d) of subsection
4 (A) commits a Class 3 felony.
5 (10) Any person convicted of unlawful sale or delivery
6 of firearms in violation of paragraph (l) of subsection
7 (A) commits a Class 2 felony if the delivery is of one
8 firearm. Any person convicted of unlawful sale or delivery
9 of firearms in violation of paragraph (l) of subsection
10 (A) commits a Class 1 felony if the delivery is of not less
11 than 2 and not more than 5 firearms at the same time or
12 within a one year period. Any person convicted of unlawful
13 sale or delivery of firearms in violation of paragraph (l)
14 of subsection (A) commits a Class X felony for which he or
15 she shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of not
16 less than 6 years and not more than 30 years if the
17 delivery is of not less than 6 and not more than 10
18 firearms at the same time or within a 2 year period. Any
19 person convicted of unlawful sale or delivery of firearms
20 in violation of paragraph (l) of subsection (A) commits a
21 Class X felony for which he or she shall be sentenced to a
22 term of imprisonment of not less than 6 years and not more
23 than 40 years if the delivery is of not less than 11 and
24 not more than 20 firearms at the same time or within a 3
25 year period. Any person convicted of unlawful sale or
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1 subsection (A) commits a Class X felony for which he or she
2 shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of not less
3 than 6 years and not more than 50 years if the delivery is
4 of not less than 21 and not more than 30 firearms at the
5 same time or within a 4 year period. Any person convicted
6 of unlawful sale or delivery of firearms in violation of
7 paragraph (l) of subsection (A) commits a Class X felony
8 for which he or she shall be sentenced to a term of
9 imprisonment of not less than 6 years and not more than 60
10 years if the delivery is of 31 or more firearms at the same
11 time or within a 5 year period.
12 (D) For purposes of this Section:
13 "School" means a public or private elementary or secondary
14school, community college, college, or university.
15 "School related activity" means any sporting, social,
16academic, or other activity for which students' attendance or
17participation is sponsored, organized, or funded in whole or
18in part by a school or school district.
19 (E) A prosecution for a violation of paragraph (k) of
20subsection (A) of this Section may be commenced within 6 years
21after the commission of the offense. A prosecution for a
22violation of this Section other than paragraph (g) of
23subsection (A) of this Section may be commenced within 5 years
24after the commission of the offense defined in the particular
25paragraph.
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199-642, eff. 7-28-16; 100-606, eff. 1-1-19.)
2 (720 ILCS 5/24-3.1) (from Ch. 38, par. 24-3.1)
3 Sec. 24-3.1. Unlawful possession of firearms and firearm
4ammunition.
5 (a) A person commits the offense of unlawful possession of
6firearms or firearm ammunition when:
7 (1) He is under 18 years of age and has in his
8 possession any firearm of a size which may be concealed
9 upon the person; or
10 (2) He is under 21 years of age, has been convicted of
11 a misdemeanor other than a traffic offense or adjudged
12 delinquent and has any firearms or firearm ammunition in
13 his possession; or
14 (3) He is a narcotic addict and has any firearms or
15 firearm ammunition in his possession; or
16 (4) He has been a patient in a mental institution
17 within the past 5 years and has any firearms or firearm
18 ammunition in his possession. For purposes of this
19 paragraph (4):
20 "Mental institution" means any hospital,
21 institution, clinic, evaluation facility, mental
22 health center, or part thereof, which is used
23 primarily for the care or treatment of persons with
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1 was admitted, either voluntarily or involuntarily, to
2 a mental institution for mental health treatment,
3 unless the treatment was voluntary and solely for an
4 alcohol abuse disorder and no other secondary
5 substance abuse disorder or mental illness; or
6 (5) He is a person with an intellectual disability and
7 has any firearms or firearm ammunition in his possession;
8 or
9 (6) He has in his possession any explosive bullet.
10 For purposes of this paragraph "explosive bullet" means
11the projectile portion of an ammunition cartridge which
12contains or carries an explosive charge which will explode
13upon contact with the flesh of a human or an animal.
14"Cartridge" means a tubular metal case having a projectile
15affixed at the front thereof and a cap or primer at the rear
16end thereof, with the propellant contained in such tube
17between the projectile and the cap.
18 (a-5) A person prohibited from possessing a firearm under
19this Section may petition the Director of State Police for a
20hearing and relief from the prohibition, unless the
21prohibition was based upon a forcible felony, stalking,
22aggravated stalking, domestic battery, any violation of the
23Illinois Controlled Substances Act, the Methamphetamine
24Control and Community Protection Act, or the Cannabis Control
25Act that is classified as a Class 2 or greater felony, any
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1the Criminal Code of 2012, or any adjudication as a delinquent
2minor for the commission of an offense that if committed by an
3adult would be a felony, in which case the person may petition
4the circuit court in writing in the county of his or her
5residence for a hearing and relief from the prohibition. The
6Director or court may grant the relief if it is established by
7the petitioner to the court's or Director's satisfaction that:
8 (1) when in the circuit court, the State's Attorney
9 has been served with a written copy of the petition at
10 least 30 days before any hearing in the circuit court and
11 at the hearing the State's Attorney was afforded an
12 opportunity to present evidence and object to the
13 petition;
14 (2) the petitioner has not been convicted of a
15 forcible felony under the laws of this State or any other
16 jurisdiction within 20 years of the filing of the
17 petition, or at least 20 years have passed since the end of
18 any period of imprisonment imposed in relation to that
19 conviction;
20 (3) the circumstances regarding a criminal conviction,
21 where applicable, the petitioner's criminal history and
22 his reputation are such that the petitioner will not be
23 likely to act in a manner dangerous to public safety;
24 (4) granting relief would not be contrary to the
25 public interest; and
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1 law.
2 (b) Sentence.
3 Unlawful possession of firearms, other than handguns, and
4firearm ammunition is a Class A misdemeanor. Unlawful
5possession of handguns is a Class 4 felony. The possession of
6each firearm or firearm ammunition in violation of this
7Section constitutes a single and separate violation.
8 (c) Nothing in paragraph (1) of subsection (a) of this
9Section prohibits a person under 18 years of age from
10participating in any lawful recreational activity with a
11firearm such as, but not limited to, practice shooting at
12targets upon established public or private target ranges or
13hunting, trapping, or fishing in accordance with the Wildlife
14Code or the Fish and Aquatic Life Code.
15(Source: P.A. 99-143, eff. 7-27-15.)
16 (720 ILCS 5/24-3.2) (from Ch. 38, par. 24-3.2)
17 Sec. 24-3.2. Unlawful discharge of firearm projectiles.
18 (a) A person commits the offense of unlawful discharge of
19firearm projectiles when he or she knowingly or recklessly
20uses an armor piercing bullet, dragon's breath shotgun shell,
21bolo shell, or flechette shell in violation of this Section.
22 For purposes of this Section:
23 "Armor piercing bullet" means any handgun bullet or
24handgun ammunition with projectiles or projectile cores
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1other substances) from tungsten alloys, steel, iron, brass,
2bronze, beryllium copper or depleted uranium, or fully
3jacketed bullets larger than 22 caliber whose jacket has a
4weight of more than 25% of the total weight of the projectile,
5and excluding those handgun projectiles whose cores are
6composed of soft materials such as lead or lead alloys, zinc or
7zinc alloys, frangible projectiles designed primarily for
8sporting purposes, and any other projectiles or projectile
9cores that the U. S. Secretary of the Treasury finds to be
10primarily intended to be used for sporting purposes or
11industrial purposes or that otherwise does not constitute
12"armor piercing ammunition" as that term is defined by federal
13law.
14 "Dragon's breath shotgun shell" means any shotgun shell
15that contains exothermic pyrophoric mesh metal as the
16projectile and is designed for the purpose of throwing or
17spewing a flame or fireball to simulate a flame-thrower.
18 "Bolo shell" means any shell that can be fired in a firearm
19and expels as projectiles 2 or more metal balls connected by
20solid metal wire.
21 "Flechette shell" means any shell that can be fired in a
22firearm and expels 2 or more pieces of fin-stabilized solid
23metal wire or 2 or more solid dart-type projectiles.
24 (b) A person commits a Class X felony when he or she,
25knowing that a firearm, as defined in Section 1.1 of the
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1armor piercing bullet, dragon's breath shotgun shell, bolo
2shell, or flechette shell, intentionally or recklessly
3discharges such firearm and such bullet or shell strikes any
4other person.
5 (c) Any person who possesses, concealed on or about his or
6her person, an armor piercing bullet, dragon's breath shotgun
7shell, bolo shell, or flechette shell and a firearm suitable
8for the discharge thereof is guilty of a Class 2 felony.
9 (d) This Section does not apply to or affect any of the
10following:
11 (1) Peace officers;
12 (2) Wardens, superintendents and keepers of prisons,
13 penitentiaries, jails and other institutions for the
14 detention of persons accused or convicted of an offense;
15 (3) Members of the Armed Services or Reserve Forces of
16 the United States or the Illinois National Guard while in
17 the performance of their official duties;
18 (4) Federal officials required to carry firearms,
19 while engaged in the performance of their official duties;
20 (5) United States Marshals, while engaged in the
21 performance of their official duties.
22(Source: P.A. 92-423, eff. 1-1-02.)
23 (720 ILCS 5/24-3.4) (from Ch. 38, par. 24-3.4)
24 Sec. 24-3.4. Unlawful sale of firearms by liquor licensee.
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1to sell at retail any alcoholic liquor issued by the Illinois
2Liquor Control Commission or local liquor control commissioner
3under the Liquor Control Act of 1934 or an agent or employee of
4the licensee to sell or deliver to any other person a firearm
5in or on the real property of the establishment where the
6licensee is licensed to sell alcoholic liquors unless the sale
7or delivery of the firearm is otherwise lawful under this
8Article and under the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act.
9 (b) Sentence. A violation of subsection (a) of this
10Section is a Class 4 felony.
11(Source: P.A. 87-591.)
12 (720 ILCS 5/24-3B)
13 Sec. 24-3B. Firearms trafficking.
14 (a) A person commits firearms trafficking when he or she
15is prohibited under federal or State law from possessing a
16firearm has not been issued a currently valid Firearm Owner's
17Identification Card and knowingly:
18 (1) brings, or causes to be brought, into this State,
19 a firearm or firearm ammunition for the purpose of sale,
20 delivery, or transfer to any other person or with the
21 intent to sell, deliver, or transfer the firearm or
22 firearm ammunition to any other person; or
23 (2) brings, or causes to be brought, into this State,
24 a firearm and firearm ammunition for the purpose of sale,
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1 intent to sell, deliver, or transfer the firearm and
2 firearm ammunition to any other person.
3 (a-5) (Blank). This Section does not apply to:
4 (1) a person exempt under Section 2 of the Firearm
5 Owners Identification Card Act from the requirement of
6 having possession of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card
7 previously issued in his or her name by the Department of
8 State Police in order to acquire or possess a firearm or
9 firearm ammunition;
10 (2) a common carrier under subsection (i) of Section
11 24-2 of this Code; or
12 (3) a non-resident who may lawfully possess a firearm
13 in his or her resident state.
14 (b) Sentence.
15 (1) Firearms trafficking is a Class 1 felony for which
16 the person, if sentenced to a term of imprisonment, shall
17 be sentenced to not less than 4 years and not more than 20
18 years.
19 (2) Firearms trafficking by a person who has been
20 previously convicted of firearms trafficking, gunrunning,
21 or a felony offense for the unlawful sale, delivery, or
22 transfer of a firearm or firearm ammunition in this State
23 or another jurisdiction is a Class X felony.
24(Source: P.A. 99-885, eff. 8-23-16.)
25 (720 ILCS 5/24-3.5)

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1 Sec. 24-3.5. Unlawful purchase of a firearm.
2 (a) For purposes of this Section, "firearms transaction
3record form" means a form:
4 (1) executed by a transferee of a firearm stating: (i)
5 the transferee's name and address (including county or
6 similar political subdivision); (ii) whether the
7 transferee is a citizen of the United States; (iii) the
8 transferee's State of residence; and (iv) the date and
9 place of birth, height, weight, and race of the
10 transferee; and
11 (2) on which the transferee certifies that he or she
12 is not prohibited by federal law from transporting or
13 shipping a firearm in interstate or foreign commerce or
14 receiving a firearm that has been shipped or transported
15 in interstate or foreign commerce or possessing a firearm
16 in or affecting commerce.
17 (b) A person commits the offense of unlawful purchase of a
18firearm who knowingly purchases or attempts to purchase a
19firearm with the intent to deliver that firearm to another
20person who is prohibited by federal or State law from
21possessing a firearm.
22 (c) A person commits the offense of unlawful purchase of a
23firearm when he or she, in purchasing or attempting to
24purchase a firearm, intentionally provides false or misleading
25information on a United States Department of the Treasury,
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1record form.
2 (d) Exemption. It is not a violation of subsection (b) of
3this Section for a person to make a gift or loan of a firearm
4to a person who is not prohibited by federal or State law from
5possessing a firearm if the transfer of the firearm is made in
6accordance with Section 3 of the Firearm Owners Identification
7Card Act.
8 (e) Sentence.
9 (1) A person who commits the offense of unlawful
10 purchase of a firearm:
11 (A) is guilty of a Class 2 felony for purchasing or
12 attempting to purchase one firearm;
13 (B) is guilty of a Class 1 felony for purchasing or
14 attempting to purchase not less than 2 firearms and
15 not more than 5 firearms at the same time or within a
16 one year period;
17 (C) is guilty of a Class X felony for which the
18 offender shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment
19 of not less than 9 years and not more than 40 years for
20 purchasing or attempting to purchase not less than 6
21 firearms at the same time or within a 2 year period.
22 (2) In addition to any other penalty that may be
23 imposed for a violation of this Section, the court may
24 sentence a person convicted of a violation of subsection
25 (c) of this Section to a fine not to exceed $250,000 for
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1 (f) A prosecution for unlawful purchase of a firearm may
2be commenced within 6 years after the commission of the
3offense.
4(Source: P.A. 95-882, eff. 1-1-09.)
5 (720 ILCS 5/24-4.1)
6 Sec. 24-4.1. Report of lost or stolen firearms.
7 (a) If a person who possesses a valid Firearm Owner's
8Identification Card and who possesses or acquires a firearm
9thereafter loses the firearm, or if the firearm is stolen from
10the person, the person must report the loss or theft to the
11local law enforcement agency within 72 hours after obtaining
12knowledge of the loss or theft.
13 (b) A law enforcement agency having jurisdiction shall
14take a written report and shall, as soon as practical, enter
15the firearm's serial number as stolen into the Law Enforcement
16Agencies Data System (LEADS).
17 (c) A person shall not be in violation of this Section if:
18 (1) the failure to report is due to an act of God, act
19 of war, or inability of a law enforcement agency to
20 receive the report;
21 (2) the person is hospitalized, in a coma, or is
22 otherwise seriously physically or mentally impaired as to
23 prevent the person from reporting; or
24 (3) the person's designee makes a report if the person
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1 (d) Sentence. A person who violates this Section is guilty
2of a petty offense for a first violation. A second or
3subsequent violation of this Section is a Class A misdemeanor.
4(Source: P.A. 98-508, eff. 8-19-13.)
5 (720 ILCS 5/24-4.5 new)
6 Sec. 24-4.5. Dial up system.
7 (a) The Department of State Police shall provide a dial up
8telephone system or utilize other existing technology which
9shall be used by any federally licensed firearm dealer, gun
10show promoter, or gun show vendor who is to transfer a firearm,
11stun gun, or taser under the provisions of this Code. The
12Department of State Police may utilize existing technology
13which allows the caller to be charged a fee not to exceed $2.
14Fees collected by the Department of State Police shall be
15deposited in the State Police Services Fund and used to
16provide the service.
17 (b) Upon receiving a request from a federally licensed
18firearm dealer, gun show promoter, or gun show vendor, the
19Department of State Police shall immediately approve, or
20within the time period established by Section 24-3 of this
21Code regarding the delivery of firearms, stun guns, and tasers
22notify the inquiring dealer, gun show promoter, or gun show
23vendor of any objection that would disqualify the transferee
24from acquiring or possessing a firearm, stun gun, or taser. In
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1initiate and complete an automated search of its criminal
2history record information files and those of the Federal
3Bureau of Investigation, including the National Instant
4Criminal Background Check System, and of the files of the
5Department of Human Services relating to mental health and
6developmental disabilities to obtain any felony conviction or
7patient hospitalization information which would disqualify a
8person from obtaining a firearm.
9 (c) If receipt of a firearm would not violate Section 24-3
10of this Code or federal law, the Department of State Police
11shall:
12 (1) assign a unique identification number to the
13 transfer; and
14 (2) provide the licensee, gun show promoter, or gun
15 show vendor with the number.
16 (d) Approvals issued by the Department of State Police for
17the purchase of a firearm are valid for 30 days from the date
18of issue.
19 (e)(1) The Department of State Police must act as the
20Illinois Point of Contact for the National Instant Criminal
21Background Check System.
22 (2) The Department of State Police and the Department of
23Human Services shall, in accordance with State and federal law
24regarding confidentiality, enter into a memorandum of
25understanding with the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the
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1Background Check System in the State. The Department of State
2Police shall report the name, date of birth, and physical
3description of any person prohibited from possessing a firearm
4under this Code or 18 U.S.C. 922(g) and (n) to the National
5Instant Criminal Background Check System Index, Denied Persons
6Files.
7 (f) The Department of State Police shall adopt rules not
8inconsistent with this Section to implement this system.
9 (720 ILCS 5/24-9)
10 Sec. 24-9. Firearms; Child Protection.
11 (a) Except as provided in subsection (c), it is unlawful
12for any person to store or leave, within premises under his or
13her control, a firearm if the person knows or has reason to
14believe that a minor under the age of 14 years who does not
15have a Firearm Owners Identification Card is likely to gain
16access to the firearm without the lawful permission of the
17person possessing the firearm, minor's parent, guardian, or
18person having charge of the minor, and the minor causes death
19or great bodily harm with the firearm, unless the firearm is:
20 (1) secured by a device or mechanism, other than the
21 firearm safety, designed to render a firearm temporarily
22 inoperable; or
23 (2) placed in a securely locked box or container; or
24 (3) placed in some other location that a reasonable
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1 age of 14 years.
2 (b) Sentence. A person who violates this Section is guilty
3of a Class C misdemeanor and shall be fined not less than
4$1,000. A second or subsequent violation of this Section is a
5Class A misdemeanor.
6 (c) Subsection (a) does not apply:
7 (1) if the minor under 14 years of age gains access to
8 a firearm and uses it in a lawful act of self-defense or
9 defense of another; or
10 (2) to any firearm obtained by a minor under the age of
11 14 because of an unlawful entry of the premises by the
12 minor or another person.
13 (d) (Blank). For the purposes of this Section, "firearm"
14has the meaning ascribed to it in Section 1.1 of the Firearm
15Owners Identification Card Act.
16(Source: P.A. 91-18, eff. 1-1-00.)
17 Section 80. The Methamphetamine Control and Community
18Protection Act is amended by changing Section 10 as follows:
19 (720 ILCS 646/10)
20 Sec. 10. Definitions. As used in this Act:
21 "Anhydrous ammonia" has the meaning provided in subsection
22(d) of Section 3 of the Illinois Fertilizer Act of 1961.
23 "Anhydrous ammonia equipment" means all items used to
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1anhydrous ammonia for lawful purposes.
2 "Booby trap" means any device designed to cause physical
3injury when triggered by an act of a person approaching,
4entering, or moving through a structure, a vehicle, or any
5location where methamphetamine has been manufactured, is being
6manufactured, or is intended to be manufactured.
7 "Deliver" or "delivery" has the meaning provided in
8subsection (h) of Section 102 of the Illinois Controlled
9Substances Act.
10 "Director" means the Director of State Police or the
11Director's designated agents.
12 "Dispose" or "disposal" means to abandon, discharge,
13release, deposit, inject, dump, spill, leak, or place
14methamphetamine waste onto or into any land, water, or well of
15any type so that the waste has the potential to enter the
16environment, be emitted into the air, or be discharged into
17the soil or any waters, including groundwater.
18 "Emergency response" means the act of collecting evidence
19from or securing a methamphetamine laboratory site,
20methamphetamine waste site or other methamphetamine-related
21site and cleaning up the site, whether these actions are
22performed by public entities or private contractors paid by
23public entities.
24 "Emergency service provider" means a local, State, or
25federal peace officer, firefighter, emergency medical
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1technician-intermediate, emergency medical
2technician-paramedic, ambulance driver, or other medical or
3first aid personnel rendering aid, or any agent or designee of
4the foregoing.
5 "Finished methamphetamine" means methamphetamine in a form
6commonly used for personal consumption.
7 "Firearm" has the meaning provided in Section 2-7.5 of the
8Criminal Code of 2012 1.1 of the Firearm Owners Identification
9Card Act.
10 "Manufacture" means to produce, prepare, compound,
11convert, process, synthesize, concentrate, purify, separate,
12extract, or package any methamphetamine, methamphetamine
13precursor, methamphetamine manufacturing catalyst,
14methamphetamine manufacturing reagent, methamphetamine
15manufacturing solvent, or any substance containing any of the
16foregoing.
17 "Methamphetamine" means the chemical methamphetamine (a
18Schedule II controlled substance under the Illinois Controlled
19Substances Act) or any salt, optical isomer, salt of optical
20isomer, or analog thereof, with the exception of
213,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) or any other
22scheduled substance with a separate listing under the Illinois
23Controlled Substances Act.
24 "Methamphetamine manufacturing catalyst" means any
25substance that has been used, is being used, or is intended to
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1reaction involved in the manufacture of methamphetamine.
2 "Methamphetamine manufacturing environment" means a
3structure or vehicle in which:
4 (1) methamphetamine is being or has been manufactured;
5 (2) chemicals that are being used, have been used, or
6 are intended to be used to manufacture methamphetamine are
7 stored;
8 (3) methamphetamine manufacturing materials that have
9 been used to manufacture methamphetamine are stored; or
10 (4) methamphetamine manufacturing waste is stored.
11 "Methamphetamine manufacturing material" means any
12methamphetamine precursor, substance containing any
13methamphetamine precursor, methamphetamine manufacturing
14catalyst, substance containing any methamphetamine
15manufacturing catalyst, methamphetamine manufacturing
16reagent, substance containing any methamphetamine
17manufacturing reagent, methamphetamine manufacturing solvent,
18substance containing any methamphetamine manufacturing
19solvent, or any other chemical, substance, ingredient,
20equipment, apparatus, or item that is being used, has been
21used, or is intended to be used in the manufacture of
22methamphetamine.
23 "Methamphetamine manufacturing reagent" means any
24substance other than a methamphetamine manufacturing catalyst
25that has been used, is being used, or is intended to be used to
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1 "Methamphetamine manufacturing solvent" means any
2substance that has been used, is being used, or is intended to
3be used as a medium in which any methamphetamine precursor,
4methamphetamine manufacturing catalyst, methamphetamine
5manufacturing reagent, or any substance containing any of the
6foregoing is dissolved, diluted, or washed during any part of
7the methamphetamine manufacturing process.
8 "Methamphetamine manufacturing waste" means any chemical,
9substance, ingredient, equipment, apparatus, or item that is
10left over from, results from, or is produced by the process of
11manufacturing methamphetamine, other than finished
12methamphetamine.
13 "Methamphetamine precursor" means ephedrine,
14pseudoephedrine, benzyl methyl ketone, methyl benzyl ketone,
15phenylacetone, phenyl-2-propanone, P2P, or any salt, optical
16isomer, or salt of an optical isomer of any of these chemicals.
17 "Multi-unit dwelling" means a unified structure used or
18intended for use as a habitation, home, or residence that
19contains 2 or more condominiums, apartments, hotel rooms,
20motel rooms, or other living units.
21 "Package" means an item marked for retail sale that is not
22designed to be further broken down or subdivided for the
23purpose of retail sale.
24 "Participate" or "participation" in the manufacture of
25methamphetamine means to produce, prepare, compound, convert,
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1or package any methamphetamine, methamphetamine precursor,
2methamphetamine manufacturing catalyst, methamphetamine
3manufacturing reagent, methamphetamine manufacturing solvent,
4or any substance containing any of the foregoing, or to assist
5in any of these actions, or to attempt to take any of these
6actions, regardless of whether this action or these actions
7result in the production of finished methamphetamine.
8 "Person with a disability" means a person who suffers from
9a permanent physical or mental impairment resulting from
10disease, injury, functional disorder, or congenital condition
11which renders the person incapable of adequately providing for
12his or her own health and personal care.
13 "Procure" means to purchase, steal, gather, or otherwise
14obtain, by legal or illegal means, or to cause another to take
15such action.
16 "Second or subsequent offense" means an offense under this
17Act committed by an offender who previously committed an
18offense under this Act, the Illinois Controlled Substances
19Act, the Cannabis Control Act, or another Act of this State,
20another state, or the United States relating to
21methamphetamine, cannabis, or any other controlled substance.
22 "Standard dosage form", as used in relation to any
23methamphetamine precursor, means that the methamphetamine
24precursor is contained in a pill, tablet, capsule, caplet, gel
25cap, or liquid cap that has been manufactured by a lawful
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1precursor.
2 "Unauthorized container", as used in relation to anhydrous
3ammonia, means any container that is not designed for the
4specific and sole purpose of holding, storing, transporting,
5or applying anhydrous ammonia. "Unauthorized container"
6includes, but is not limited to, any propane tank, fire
7extinguisher, oxygen cylinder, gasoline can, food or beverage
8cooler, or compressed gas cylinder used in dispensing fountain
9drinks. "Unauthorized container" does not encompass anhydrous
10ammonia manufacturing plants, refrigeration systems where
11anhydrous ammonia is used solely as a refrigerant, anhydrous
12ammonia transportation pipelines, anhydrous ammonia tankers,
13or anhydrous ammonia barges.
14(Source: P.A. 97-434, eff. 1-1-12.)
15 Section 85. The Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 is
16amended by changing Sections 102-7.1, 110-10, 112A-11.1,
17112A-11.2, and 112A-14 as follows:
18 (725 ILCS 5/102-7.1)
19 Sec. 102-7.1. "Category A offense". "Category A offense"
20means a Class 1 felony, Class 2 felony, Class X felony, first
21degree murder, a violation of Section 11-204 of the Illinois
22Vehicle Code, a second or subsequent violation of Section
2311-501 of the Illinois Vehicle Code, a violation of subsection
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1violation of Section 11-401 of the Illinois Vehicle Code if
2the accident results in injury and the person failed to report
3the accident within 30 minutes, a violation of Section 9-3,
49-3.4, 10-3, 10-3.1, 10-5, 11-6, 11-9.2, 11-20.1, 11-23.5,
511-25, 12-2, 12-3, 12-3.05, 12-3.2, 12-3.4, 12-4.4a, 12-5,
612-6, 12-7.1, 12-7.3, 12-7.4, 12-7.5, 12C-5, 24-1.1, 24-1.5,
724-3, 25-1, 26.5-2, or 48-1 of the Criminal Code of 2012, a
8second or subsequent violation of 12-3.2 or 12-3.4 of the
9Criminal Code of 2012, a violation of paragraph (5) or (6) of
10subsection (b) of Section 10-9 of the Criminal Code of 2012, a
11violation of subsection (b) or (c) or paragraph (1) or (2) of
12subsection (a) of Section 11-1.50 of the Criminal Code of
132012, a violation of Section 12-7 of the Criminal Code of 2012
14if the defendant inflicts bodily harm on the victim to obtain a
15confession, statement, or information, a violation of Section
1612-7.5 of the Criminal Code of 2012 if the action results in
17bodily harm, a violation of paragraph (3) of subsection (b) of
18Section 17-2 of the Criminal Code of 2012, a violation of
19subdivision (a)(7)(ii) of Section 24-1 of the Criminal Code of
202012, a violation of paragraph (6) of subsection (a) of
21Section 24-1 of the Criminal Code of 2012, a first violation of
22Section 24-1.6 of the Criminal Code of 2012 by a person 18
23years of age or older where the factors listed in both items
24(A) and (C) or both items (A-5) and (C) of paragraph (3) of
25subsection (a) of Section 24-1.6 of the Criminal Code of 2012
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1subsection (a) of Section 2 of the Firearm Owners
2Identification Card Act committed before the effective date of
3this amendatory Act of the 102nd General Assembly, or a
4violation of Section 10 of the Sex Offender Registration Act.
5(Source: P.A. 100-1, eff. 1-1-18; 100-929, eff. 1-1-19.)
6 (725 ILCS 5/110-10) (from Ch. 38, par. 110-10)
7 Sec. 110-10. Conditions of bail bond.
8 (a) If a person is released prior to conviction, either
9upon payment of bail security or on his or her own
10recognizance, the conditions of the bail bond shall be that he
11or she will:
12 (1) Appear to answer the charge in the court having
13 jurisdiction on a day certain and thereafter as ordered by
14 the court until discharged or final order of the court;
15 (2) Submit himself or herself to the orders and
16 process of the court;
17 (3) Not depart this State without leave of the court;
18 (4) Not violate any criminal statute of any
19 jurisdiction;
20 (5) At a time and place designated by the court,
21 surrender all firearms in his or her possession to a law
22 enforcement officer designated by the court to take
23 custody of and impound the firearms and physically
24 surrender his or her Firearm Owner's Identification Card
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1 person has been charged with is a forcible felony,
2 stalking, aggravated stalking, domestic battery, any
3 violation of the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, the
4 Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act, or
5 the Cannabis Control Act that is classified as a Class 2 or
6 greater felony, or any felony violation of Article 24 of
7 the Criminal Code of 1961 or the Criminal Code of 2012; the
8 court may, however, forgo the imposition of this condition
9 when the circumstances of the case clearly do not warrant
10 it or when its imposition would be impractical; if the
11 Firearm Owner's Identification Card is confiscated, the
12 clerk of the circuit court shall mail the confiscated card
13 to the Illinois State Police; all legally possessed
14 firearms shall be returned to the person upon the charges
15 being dismissed, or if the person is found not guilty,
16 unless the finding of not guilty is by reason of insanity;
17 and
18 (6) At a time and place designated by the court,
19 submit to a psychological evaluation when the person has
20 been charged with a violation of item (4) of subsection
21 (a) of Section 24-1 of the Criminal Code of 1961 or the
22 Criminal Code of 2012 and that violation occurred in a
23 school or in any conveyance owned, leased, or contracted
24 by a school to transport students to or from school or a
25 school-related activity, or on any public way within 1,000
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1 Psychological evaluations ordered pursuant to this Section
2shall be completed promptly and made available to the State,
3the defendant, and the court. As a further condition of bail
4under these circumstances, the court shall order the defendant
5to refrain from entering upon the property of the school,
6including any conveyance owned, leased, or contracted by a
7school to transport students to or from school or a
8school-related activity, or on any public way within 1,000
9feet of real property comprising any school. Upon receipt of
10the psychological evaluation, either the State or the
11defendant may request a change in the conditions of bail,
12pursuant to Section 110-6 of this Code. The court may change
13the conditions of bail to include a requirement that the
14defendant follow the recommendations of the psychological
15evaluation, including undergoing psychiatric treatment. The
16conclusions of the psychological evaluation and any statements
17elicited from the defendant during its administration are not
18admissible as evidence of guilt during the course of any trial
19on the charged offense, unless the defendant places his or her
20mental competency in issue.
21 (b) The court may impose other conditions, such as the
22following, if the court finds that such conditions are
23reasonably necessary to assure the defendant's appearance in
24court, protect the public from the defendant, or prevent the
25defendant's unlawful interference with the orderly
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1 (1) Report to or appear in person before such person
2 or agency as the court may direct;
3 (2) Refrain from possessing a firearm or other
4 dangerous weapon;
5 (3) Refrain from approaching or communicating with
6 particular persons or classes of persons;
7 (4) Refrain from going to certain described
8 geographical areas or premises;
9 (5) Refrain from engaging in certain activities or
10 indulging in intoxicating liquors or in certain drugs;
11 (6) Undergo treatment for drug addiction or
12 alcoholism;
13 (7) Undergo medical or psychiatric treatment;
14 (8) Work or pursue a course of study or vocational
15 training;
16 (9) Attend or reside in a facility designated by the
17 court;
18 (10) Support his or her dependents;
19 (11) If a minor resides with his or her parents or in a
20 foster home, attend school, attend a non-residential
21 program for youths, and contribute to his or her own
22 support at home or in a foster home;
23 (12) Observe any curfew ordered by the court;
24 (13) Remain in the custody of such designated person
25 or organization agreeing to supervise his release. Such
26 third party custodian shall be responsible for notifying

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1 the court if the defendant fails to observe the conditions
2 of release which the custodian has agreed to monitor, and
3 shall be subject to contempt of court for failure so to
4 notify the court;
5 (14) Be placed under direct supervision of the
6 Pretrial Services Agency, Probation Department or Court
7 Services Department in a pretrial bond home supervision
8 capacity with or without the use of an approved electronic
9 monitoring device subject to Article 8A of Chapter V of
10 the Unified Code of Corrections;
11 (14.1) The court shall impose upon a defendant who is
12 charged with any alcohol, cannabis, methamphetamine, or
13 controlled substance violation and is placed under direct
14 supervision of the Pretrial Services Agency, Probation
15 Department or Court Services Department in a pretrial bond
16 home supervision capacity with the use of an approved
17 monitoring device, as a condition of such bail bond, a fee
18 that represents costs incidental to the electronic
19 monitoring for each day of such bail supervision ordered
20 by the court, unless after determining the inability of
21 the defendant to pay the fee, the court assesses a lesser
22 fee or no fee as the case may be. The fee shall be
23 collected by the clerk of the circuit court, except as
24 provided in an administrative order of the Chief Judge of
25 the circuit court. The clerk of the circuit court shall
26 pay all monies collected from this fee to the county

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1 treasurer for deposit in the substance abuse services fund
2 under Section 5-1086.1 of the Counties Code, except as
3 provided in an administrative order of the Chief Judge of
4 the circuit court.
5 The Chief Judge of the circuit court of the county may
6 by administrative order establish a program for electronic
7 monitoring of offenders with regard to drug-related and
8 alcohol-related offenses, in which a vendor supplies and
9 monitors the operation of the electronic monitoring
10 device, and collects the fees on behalf of the county. The
11 program shall include provisions for indigent offenders
12 and the collection of unpaid fees. The program shall not
13 unduly burden the offender and shall be subject to review
14 by the Chief Judge.
15 The Chief Judge of the circuit court may suspend any
16 additional charges or fees for late payment, interest, or
17 damage to any device;
18 (14.2) The court shall impose upon all defendants,
19 including those defendants subject to paragraph (14.1)
20 above, placed under direct supervision of the Pretrial
21 Services Agency, Probation Department or Court Services
22 Department in a pretrial bond home supervision capacity
23 with the use of an approved monitoring device, as a
24 condition of such bail bond, a fee which shall represent
25 costs incidental to such electronic monitoring for each
26 day of such bail supervision ordered by the court, unless

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1 after determining the inability of the defendant to pay
2 the fee, the court assesses a lesser fee or no fee as the
3 case may be. The fee shall be collected by the clerk of the
4 circuit court, except as provided in an administrative
5 order of the Chief Judge of the circuit court. The clerk of
6 the circuit court shall pay all monies collected from this
7 fee to the county treasurer who shall use the monies
8 collected to defray the costs of corrections. The county
9 treasurer shall deposit the fee collected in the county
10 working cash fund under Section 6-27001 or Section 6-29002
11 of the Counties Code, as the case may be, except as
12 provided in an administrative order of the Chief Judge of
13 the circuit court.
14 The Chief Judge of the circuit court of the county may
15 by administrative order establish a program for electronic
16 monitoring of offenders with regard to drug-related and
17 alcohol-related offenses, in which a vendor supplies and
18 monitors the operation of the electronic monitoring
19 device, and collects the fees on behalf of the county. The
20 program shall include provisions for indigent offenders
21 and the collection of unpaid fees. The program shall not
22 unduly burden the offender and shall be subject to review
23 by the Chief Judge.
24 The Chief Judge of the circuit court may suspend any
25 additional charges or fees for late payment, interest, or
26 damage to any device;

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1 (14.3) The Chief Judge of the Judicial Circuit may
2 establish reasonable fees to be paid by a person receiving
3 pretrial services while under supervision of a pretrial
4 services agency, probation department, or court services
5 department. Reasonable fees may be charged for pretrial
6 services including, but not limited to, pretrial
7 supervision, diversion programs, electronic monitoring,
8 victim impact services, drug and alcohol testing, DNA
9 testing, GPS electronic monitoring, assessments and
10 evaluations related to domestic violence and other
11 victims, and victim mediation services. The person
12 receiving pretrial services may be ordered to pay all
13 costs incidental to pretrial services in accordance with
14 his or her ability to pay those costs;
15 (14.4) For persons charged with violating Section
16 11-501 of the Illinois Vehicle Code, refrain from
17 operating a motor vehicle not equipped with an ignition
18 interlock device, as defined in Section 1-129.1 of the
19 Illinois Vehicle Code, pursuant to the rules promulgated
20 by the Secretary of State for the installation of ignition
21 interlock devices. Under this condition the court may
22 allow a defendant who is not self-employed to operate a
23 vehicle owned by the defendant's employer that is not
24 equipped with an ignition interlock device in the course
25 and scope of the defendant's employment;
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1 of protection issued by the court under the Illinois
2 Domestic Violence Act of 1986 or an order of protection
3 issued by the court of another state, tribe, or United
4 States territory;
5 (16) Under Section 110-6.5 comply with the conditions
6 of the drug testing program; and
7 (17) Such other reasonable conditions as the court may
8 impose.
9 (c) When a person is charged with an offense under Section
1011-1.20, 11-1.30, 11-1.40, 11-1.50, 11-1.60, 12-13, 12-14,
1112-14.1, 12-15 or 12-16 of the Criminal Code of 1961 or the
12Criminal Code of 2012, involving a victim who is a minor under
1318 years of age living in the same household with the defendant
14at the time of the offense, in granting bail or releasing the
15defendant on his own recognizance, the judge shall impose
16conditions to restrict the defendant's access to the victim
17which may include, but are not limited to conditions that he
18will:
19 1. Vacate the household.
20 2. Make payment of temporary support to his
21 dependents.
22 3. Refrain from contact or communication with the
23 child victim, except as ordered by the court.
24 (d) When a person is charged with a criminal offense and
25the victim is a family or household member as defined in
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1defendant's release on bond that restrict the defendant's
2access to the victim. Unless provided otherwise by the court,
3the restrictions shall include requirements that the defendant
4do the following:
5 (1) refrain from contact or communication with the
6 victim for a minimum period of 72 hours following the
7 defendant's release; and
8 (2) refrain from entering or remaining at the victim's
9 residence for a minimum period of 72 hours following the
10 defendant's release.
11 (e) Local law enforcement agencies shall develop
12standardized bond forms for use in cases involving family or
13household members as defined in Article 112A, including
14specific conditions of bond as provided in subsection (d).
15Failure of any law enforcement department to develop or use
16those forms shall in no way limit the applicability and
17enforcement of subsections (d) and (f).
18 (f) If the defendant is admitted to bail after conviction
19the conditions of the bail bond shall be that he will, in
20addition to the conditions set forth in subsections (a) and
21(b) hereof:
22 (1) Duly prosecute his appeal;
23 (2) Appear at such time and place as the court may
24 direct;
25 (3) Not depart this State without leave of the court;
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1 the court may impose; and
2 (5) If the judgment is affirmed or the cause reversed
3 and remanded for a new trial, forthwith surrender to the
4 officer from whose custody he was bailed.
5 (g) Upon a finding of guilty for any felony offense, the
6defendant shall physically surrender, at a time and place
7designated by the court, any and all firearms in his or her
8possession and his or her Firearm Owner's Identification Card
9as a condition of remaining on bond pending sentencing.
10 (h) In the event the defendant is unable to post bond, the
11court may impose a no contact provision with the victim or
12other interested party that shall be enforced while the
13defendant remains in custody.
14(Source: P.A. 101-138, eff. 1-1-20.)
15 (725 ILCS 5/112A-11.1)
16 Sec. 112A-11.1. Procedure for determining whether certain
17misdemeanor crimes are crimes of domestic violence for
18purposes of federal law.
19 (a) When a defendant has been charged with a violation of
20Section 12-1, 12-2, 12-3, 12-3.2, 12-3.4, or 12-3.5 of the
21Criminal Code of 1961 or the Criminal Code of 2012, the State
22may, at arraignment or no later than 45 days after
23arraignment, for the purpose of notification to the Department
24of State Police Firearm Owner's Identification Card Office,
25serve on the defendant and file with the court a notice

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1alleging that conviction of the offense would subject the
2defendant to the prohibitions of 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(9) because
3of the relationship between the defendant and the alleged
4victim and the nature of the alleged offense.
5 (b) The notice shall include the name of the person
6alleged to be the victim of the crime and shall specify the
7nature of the alleged relationship as set forth in 18 U.S.C.
8921(a)(33)(A)(ii). It shall also specify the element of the
9charged offense which requires the use or attempted use of
10physical force, or the threatened use of a deadly weapon, as
11set forth 18 U.S.C. 921(a)(33)(A)(ii). It shall also include
12notice that the defendant is entitled to a hearing on the
13allegation contained in the notice and that if the allegation
14is sustained, that determination and conviction shall be
15reported to the Department of State Police Firearm Owner's
16Identification Card Office.
17 (c) After having been notified as provided in subsection
18(b) of this Section, the defendant may stipulate or admit,
19orally on the record or in writing, that conviction of the
20offense would subject the defendant to the prohibitions of 18
21U.S.C. 922(g)(9). In that case, the applicability of 18 U.S.C.
22922(g)(9) shall be deemed established for purposes of Section
23112A-11.2. If the defendant denies the applicability of 18
24U.S.C. 922(g)(9) as alleged in the notice served by the State,
25or stands mute with respect to that allegation, then the State
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1the offense is one to which the prohibitions of 18 U.S.C.
2922(g)(9) apply. The court may consider reliable hearsay
3evidence submitted by either party provided that it is
4relevant to the determination of the allegation. Facts
5previously proven at trial or elicited at the time of entry of
6a plea of guilty shall be deemed established beyond a
7reasonable doubt and shall not be relitigated. At the
8conclusion of the hearing, or upon a stipulation or admission,
9as applicable, the court shall make a specific written
10determination with respect to the allegation.
11(Source: P.A. 97-1131, eff. 1-1-13; 97-1150, eff. 1-25-13.)
12 (725 ILCS 5/112A-11.2)
13 Sec. 112A-11.2. Notification to the Department of State
14Police Firearm Owner's Identification Card Office of
15determinations in certain misdemeanor cases. Upon judgment of
16conviction of a violation of Section 12-1, 12-2, 12-3, 12-3.2,
1712-3.4, or 12-3.5 of the Criminal Code of 1961 or the Criminal
18Code of 2012 when the defendant has been determined, under
19Section 112A-11.1, to be subject to the prohibitions of 18
20U.S.C. 922(g)(9), the circuit court clerk shall include
21notification and a copy of the written determination in a
22report of the conviction to the Department of State Police
23Firearm Owner's Identification Card Office to enable the
24office to report that determination to the Federal Bureau of
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1prohibited from purchasing and possessing a firearm pursuant
2to the provisions of 18 U.S.C. 922.
3(Source: P.A. 97-1131, eff. 1-1-13; 97-1150, eff. 1-25-13.)
4 (725 ILCS 5/112A-14) (from Ch. 38, par. 112A-14)
5 Sec. 112A-14. Domestic violence order of protection;
6remedies.
7 (a) (Blank).
8 (b) The court may order any of the remedies listed in this
9subsection (b). The remedies listed in this subsection (b)
10shall be in addition to other civil or criminal remedies
11available to petitioner.
12 (1) Prohibition of abuse. Prohibit respondent's
13 harassment, interference with personal liberty,
14 intimidation of a dependent, physical abuse, or willful
15 deprivation, as defined in this Article, if such abuse has
16 occurred or otherwise appears likely to occur if not
17 prohibited.
18 (2) Grant of exclusive possession of residence.
19 Prohibit respondent from entering or remaining in any
20 residence, household, or premises of the petitioner,
21 including one owned or leased by respondent, if petitioner
22 has a right to occupancy thereof. The grant of exclusive
23 possession of the residence, household, or premises shall
24 not affect title to real property, nor shall the court be
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1 Section 501 of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of
2 Marriage Act.
3 (A) Right to occupancy. A party has a right to
4 occupancy of a residence or household if it is solely
5 or jointly owned or leased by that party, that party's
6 spouse, a person with a legal duty to support that
7 party or a minor child in that party's care, or by any
8 person or entity other than the opposing party that
9 authorizes that party's occupancy (e.g., a domestic
10 violence shelter). Standards set forth in subparagraph
11 (B) shall not preclude equitable relief.
12 (B) Presumption of hardships. If petitioner and
13 respondent each has the right to occupancy of a
14 residence or household, the court shall balance (i)
15 the hardships to respondent and any minor child or
16 dependent adult in respondent's care resulting from
17 entry of this remedy with (ii) the hardships to
18 petitioner and any minor child or dependent adult in
19 petitioner's care resulting from continued exposure to
20 the risk of abuse (should petitioner remain at the
21 residence or household) or from loss of possession of
22 the residence or household (should petitioner leave to
23 avoid the risk of abuse). When determining the balance
24 of hardships, the court shall also take into account
25 the accessibility of the residence or household.
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1 have a right to occupancy.
2 The balance of hardships is presumed to favor
3 possession by petitioner unless the presumption is
4 rebutted by a preponderance of the evidence, showing
5 that the hardships to respondent substantially
6 outweigh the hardships to petitioner and any minor
7 child or dependent adult in petitioner's care. The
8 court, on the request of petitioner or on its own
9 motion, may order respondent to provide suitable,
10 accessible, alternate housing for petitioner instead
11 of excluding respondent from a mutual residence or
12 household.
13 (3) Stay away order and additional prohibitions. Order
14 respondent to stay away from petitioner or any other
15 person protected by the domestic violence order of
16 protection, or prohibit respondent from entering or
17 remaining present at petitioner's school, place of
18 employment, or other specified places at times when
19 petitioner is present, or both, if reasonable, given the
20 balance of hardships. Hardships need not be balanced for
21 the court to enter a stay away order or prohibit entry if
22 respondent has no right to enter the premises.
23 (A) If a domestic violence order of protection
24 grants petitioner exclusive possession of the
25 residence, prohibits respondent from entering the
26 residence, or orders respondent to stay away from

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1 petitioner or other protected persons, then the court
2 may allow respondent access to the residence to remove
3 items of clothing and personal adornment used
4 exclusively by respondent, medications, and other
5 items as the court directs. The right to access shall
6 be exercised on only one occasion as the court directs
7 and in the presence of an agreed-upon adult third
8 party or law enforcement officer.
9 (B) When the petitioner and the respondent attend
10 the same public, private, or non-public elementary,
11 middle, or high school, the court when issuing a
12 domestic violence order of protection and providing
13 relief shall consider the severity of the act, any
14 continuing physical danger or emotional distress to
15 the petitioner, the educational rights guaranteed to
16 the petitioner and respondent under federal and State
17 law, the availability of a transfer of the respondent
18 to another school, a change of placement or a change of
19 program of the respondent, the expense, difficulty,
20 and educational disruption that would be caused by a
21 transfer of the respondent to another school, and any
22 other relevant facts of the case. The court may order
23 that the respondent not attend the public, private, or
24 non-public elementary, middle, or high school attended
25 by the petitioner, order that the respondent accept a
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1 determined by the school district or private or
2 non-public school, or place restrictions on the
3 respondent's movements within the school attended by
4 the petitioner. The respondent bears the burden of
5 proving by a preponderance of the evidence that a
6 transfer, change of placement, or change of program of
7 the respondent is not available. The respondent also
8 bears the burden of production with respect to the
9 expense, difficulty, and educational disruption that
10 would be caused by a transfer of the respondent to
11 another school. A transfer, change of placement, or
12 change of program is not unavailable to the respondent
13 solely on the ground that the respondent does not
14 agree with the school district's or private or
15 non-public school's transfer, change of placement, or
16 change of program or solely on the ground that the
17 respondent fails or refuses to consent or otherwise
18 does not take an action required to effectuate a
19 transfer, change of placement, or change of program.
20 When a court orders a respondent to stay away from the
21 public, private, or non-public school attended by the
22 petitioner and the respondent requests a transfer to
23 another attendance center within the respondent's
24 school district or private or non-public school, the
25 school district or private or non-public school shall
26 have sole discretion to determine the attendance

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1 center to which the respondent is transferred. If the
2 court order results in a transfer of the minor
3 respondent to another attendance center, a change in
4 the respondent's placement, or a change of the
5 respondent's program, the parents, guardian, or legal
6 custodian of the respondent is responsible for
7 transportation and other costs associated with the
8 transfer or change.
9 (C) The court may order the parents, guardian, or
10 legal custodian of a minor respondent to take certain
11 actions or to refrain from taking certain actions to
12 ensure that the respondent complies with the order. If
13 the court orders a transfer of the respondent to
14 another school, the parents, guardian, or legal
15 custodian of the respondent is responsible for
16 transportation and other costs associated with the
17 change of school by the respondent.
18 (4) Counseling. Require or recommend the respondent to
19 undergo counseling for a specified duration with a social
20 worker, psychologist, clinical psychologist,
21 psychiatrist, family service agency, alcohol or substance
22 abuse program, mental health center guidance counselor,
23 agency providing services to elders, program designed for
24 domestic violence abusers, or any other guidance service
25 the court deems appropriate. The court may order the
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1 to an Illinois Department of Human Services protocol
2 approved partner abuse intervention program for an
3 assessment and to follow all recommended treatment.
4 (5) Physical care and possession of the minor child.
5 In order to protect the minor child from abuse, neglect,
6 or unwarranted separation from the person who has been the
7 minor child's primary caretaker, or to otherwise protect
8 the well-being of the minor child, the court may do either
9 or both of the following: (i) grant petitioner physical
10 care or possession of the minor child, or both, or (ii)
11 order respondent to return a minor child to, or not remove
12 a minor child from, the physical care of a parent or person
13 in loco parentis.
14 If the respondent is charged with abuse (as defined in
15 Section 112A-3 of this Code) of a minor child, there shall
16 be a rebuttable presumption that awarding physical care to
17 respondent would not be in the minor child's best
18 interest.
19 (6) Temporary allocation of parental responsibilities
20 and significant decision-making responsibilities. Award
21 temporary significant decision-making responsibility to
22 petitioner in accordance with this Section, the Illinois
23 Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act, the Illinois
24 Parentage Act of 2015, and this State's Uniform
25 Child-Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act.
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1 Section 112A-3 of this Code) of a minor child, there shall
2 be a rebuttable presumption that awarding temporary
3 significant decision-making responsibility to respondent
4 would not be in the child's best interest.
5 (7) Parenting time. Determine the parenting time, if
6 any, of respondent in any case in which the court awards
7 physical care or temporary significant decision-making
8 responsibility of a minor child to petitioner. The court
9 shall restrict or deny respondent's parenting time with a
10 minor child if the court finds that respondent has done or
11 is likely to do any of the following:
12 (i) abuse or endanger the minor child during
13 parenting time;
14 (ii) use the parenting time as an opportunity to
15 abuse or harass petitioner or petitioner's family or
16 household members;
17 (iii) improperly conceal or detain the minor
18 child; or
19 (iv) otherwise act in a manner that is not in the
20 best interests of the minor child.
21 The court shall not be limited by the standards set
22 forth in Section 603.10 of the Illinois Marriage and
23 Dissolution of Marriage Act. If the court grants parenting
24 time, the order shall specify dates and times for the
25 parenting time to take place or other specific parameters
26 or conditions that are appropriate. No order for parenting

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1 time shall refer merely to the term "reasonable parenting
2 time". Petitioner may deny respondent access to the minor
3 child if, when respondent arrives for parenting time,
4 respondent is under the influence of drugs or alcohol and
5 constitutes a threat to the safety and well-being of
6 petitioner or petitioner's minor children or is behaving
7 in a violent or abusive manner. If necessary to protect
8 any member of petitioner's family or household from future
9 abuse, respondent shall be prohibited from coming to
10 petitioner's residence to meet the minor child for
11 parenting time, and the petitioner and respondent shall
12 submit to the court their recommendations for reasonable
13 alternative arrangements for parenting time. A person may
14 be approved to supervise parenting time only after filing
15 an affidavit accepting that responsibility and
16 acknowledging accountability to the court.
17 (8) Removal or concealment of minor child. Prohibit
18 respondent from removing a minor child from the State or
19 concealing the child within the State.
20 (9) Order to appear. Order the respondent to appear in
21 court, alone or with a minor child, to prevent abuse,
22 neglect, removal or concealment of the child, to return
23 the child to the custody or care of the petitioner, or to
24 permit any court-ordered interview or examination of the
25 child or the respondent.
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1 exclusive possession of personal property and, if
2 respondent has possession or control, direct respondent to
3 promptly make it available to petitioner, if:
4 (i) petitioner, but not respondent, owns the
5 property; or
6 (ii) the petitioner and respondent own the
7 property jointly; sharing it would risk abuse of
8 petitioner by respondent or is impracticable; and the
9 balance of hardships favors temporary possession by
10 petitioner.
11 If petitioner's sole claim to ownership of the
12 property is that it is marital property, the court may
13 award petitioner temporary possession thereof under the
14 standards of subparagraph (ii) of this paragraph only if a
15 proper proceeding has been filed under the Illinois
16 Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act, as now or
17 hereafter amended.
18 No order under this provision shall affect title to
19 property.
20 (11) Protection of property. Forbid the respondent
21 from taking, transferring, encumbering, concealing,
22 damaging, or otherwise disposing of any real or personal
23 property, except as explicitly authorized by the court,
24 if:
25 (i) petitioner, but not respondent, owns the
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1 (ii) the petitioner and respondent own the
2 property jointly, and the balance of hardships favors
3 granting this remedy.
4 If petitioner's sole claim to ownership of the
5 property is that it is marital property, the court may
6 grant petitioner relief under subparagraph (ii) of this
7 paragraph only if a proper proceeding has been filed under
8 the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act, as
9 now or hereafter amended.
10 The court may further prohibit respondent from
11 improperly using the financial or other resources of an
12 aged member of the family or household for the profit or
13 advantage of respondent or of any other person.
14 (11.5) Protection of animals. Grant the petitioner the
15 exclusive care, custody, or control of any animal owned,
16 possessed, leased, kept, or held by either the petitioner
17 or the respondent or a minor child residing in the
18 residence or household of either the petitioner or the
19 respondent and order the respondent to stay away from the
20 animal and forbid the respondent from taking,
21 transferring, encumbering, concealing, harming, or
22 otherwise disposing of the animal.
23 (12) Order for payment of support. Order respondent to
24 pay temporary support for the petitioner or any child in
25 the petitioner's care or over whom the petitioner has been
26 allocated parental responsibility, when the respondent has

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1 a legal obligation to support that person, in accordance
2 with the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage
3 Act, which shall govern, among other matters, the amount
4 of support, payment through the clerk and withholding of
5 income to secure payment. An order for child support may
6 be granted to a petitioner with lawful physical care of a
7 child, or an order or agreement for physical care of a
8 child, prior to entry of an order allocating significant
9 decision-making responsibility. Such a support order shall
10 expire upon entry of a valid order allocating parental
11 responsibility differently and vacating petitioner's
12 significant decision-making responsibility unless
13 otherwise provided in the order.
14 (13) Order for payment of losses. Order respondent to
15 pay petitioner for losses suffered as a direct result of
16 the abuse. Such losses shall include, but not be limited
17 to, medical expenses, lost earnings or other support,
18 repair or replacement of property damaged or taken,
19 reasonable attorney's fees, court costs, and moving or
20 other travel expenses, including additional reasonable
21 expenses for temporary shelter and restaurant meals.
22 (i) Losses affecting family needs. If a party is
23 entitled to seek maintenance, child support, or
24 property distribution from the other party under the
25 Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act, as
26 now or hereafter amended, the court may order

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1 respondent to reimburse petitioner's actual losses, to
2 the extent that such reimbursement would be
3 "appropriate temporary relief", as authorized by
4 subsection (a)(3) of Section 501 of that Act.
5 (ii) Recovery of expenses. In the case of an
6 improper concealment or removal of a minor child, the
7 court may order respondent to pay the reasonable
8 expenses incurred or to be incurred in the search for
9 and recovery of the minor child, including, but not
10 limited to, legal fees, court costs, private
11 investigator fees, and travel costs.
12 (14) Prohibition of entry. Prohibit the respondent
13 from entering or remaining in the residence or household
14 while the respondent is under the influence of alcohol or
15 drugs and constitutes a threat to the safety and
16 well-being of the petitioner or the petitioner's children.
17 (14.5) Prohibition of firearm possession.
18 (A) A person who is subject to an existing
19 domestic violence order of protection issued under
20 this Code may not lawfully possess firearms, stun
21 guns, or tasers weapons under Section 8.2 of the
22 Firearm Owners Identification Card Act.
23 (B) Any firearms in the possession of the
24 respondent, except as provided in subparagraph (C) of
25 this paragraph (14.5), shall be ordered by the court
26 to be turned over to a person who is not prohibited

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1 under State or federal law from possessing firearms
2 with a valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card for
3 safekeeping. The court shall issue an order that the
4 respondent's Firearm Owner's Identification Card be
5 turned over to the local law enforcement agency, which
6 in turn shall immediately mail the card to the
7 Department of State Police Firearm Owner's
8 Identification Card Office for safekeeping. The period
9 of safekeeping shall be for the duration of the
10 domestic violence order of protection. The firearm or
11 firearms and Firearm Owner's Identification Card, if
12 unexpired, shall at the respondent's request be
13 returned to the respondent at expiration of the
14 domestic violence order of protection.
15 (C) If the respondent is a peace officer as
16 defined in Section 2-13 of the Criminal Code of 2012,
17 the court shall order that any firearms used by the
18 respondent in the performance of his or her duties as a
19 peace officer be surrendered to the chief law
20 enforcement executive of the agency in which the
21 respondent is employed, who shall retain the firearms
22 for safekeeping for the duration of the domestic
23 violence order of protection.
24 (D) Upon expiration of the period of safekeeping,
25 if the firearms or Firearm Owner's Identification Card
26 cannot be returned to respondent because respondent

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1 cannot be located, fails to respond to requests to
2 retrieve the firearms, or is not lawfully eligible to
3 possess a firearm, upon petition from the local law
4 enforcement agency, the court may order the local law
5 enforcement agency to destroy the firearms, use the
6 firearms for training purposes, or for any other
7 application as deemed appropriate by the local law
8 enforcement agency; or that the firearms be turned
9 over to a third party who is lawfully eligible to
10 possess firearms, and who does not reside with
11 respondent.
12 (15) Prohibition of access to records. If a domestic
13 violence order of protection prohibits respondent from
14 having contact with the minor child, or if petitioner's
15 address is omitted under subsection (b) of Section 112A-5
16 of this Code, or if necessary to prevent abuse or wrongful
17 removal or concealment of a minor child, the order shall
18 deny respondent access to, and prohibit respondent from
19 inspecting, obtaining, or attempting to inspect or obtain,
20 school or any other records of the minor child who is in
21 the care of petitioner.
22 (16) Order for payment of shelter services. Order
23 respondent to reimburse a shelter providing temporary
24 housing and counseling services to the petitioner for the
25 cost of the services, as certified by the shelter and
26 deemed reasonable by the court.

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1 (17) Order for injunctive relief. Enter injunctive
2 relief necessary or appropriate to prevent further abuse
3 of a family or household member or to effectuate one of the
4 granted remedies, if supported by the balance of
5 hardships. If the harm to be prevented by the injunction
6 is abuse or any other harm that one of the remedies listed
7 in paragraphs (1) through (16) of this subsection is
8 designed to prevent, no further evidence is necessary to
9 establish that the harm is an irreparable injury.
10 (18) Telephone services.
11 (A) Unless a condition described in subparagraph
12 (B) of this paragraph exists, the court may, upon
13 request by the petitioner, order a wireless telephone
14 service provider to transfer to the petitioner the
15 right to continue to use a telephone number or numbers
16 indicated by the petitioner and the financial
17 responsibility associated with the number or numbers,
18 as set forth in subparagraph (C) of this paragraph. In
19 this paragraph (18), the term "wireless telephone
20 service provider" means a provider of commercial
21 mobile service as defined in 47 U.S.C. 332. The
22 petitioner may request the transfer of each telephone
23 number that the petitioner, or a minor child in his or
24 her custody, uses. The clerk of the court shall serve
25 the order on the wireless telephone service provider's
26 agent for service of process provided to the Illinois

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1 Commerce Commission. The order shall contain all of
2 the following:
3 (i) The name and billing telephone number of
4 the account holder including the name of the
5 wireless telephone service provider that serves
6 the account.
7 (ii) Each telephone number that will be
8 transferred.
9 (iii) A statement that the provider transfers
10 to the petitioner all financial responsibility for
11 and right to the use of any telephone number
12 transferred under this paragraph.
13 (B) A wireless telephone service provider shall
14 terminate the respondent's use of, and shall transfer
15 to the petitioner use of, the telephone number or
16 numbers indicated in subparagraph (A) of this
17 paragraph unless it notifies the petitioner, within 72
18 hours after it receives the order, that one of the
19 following applies:
20 (i) The account holder named in the order has
21 terminated the account.
22 (ii) A difference in network technology would
23 prevent or impair the functionality of a device on
24 a network if the transfer occurs.
25 (iii) The transfer would cause a geographic or
26 other limitation on network or service provision

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1 to the petitioner.
2 (iv) Another technological or operational
3 issue would prevent or impair the use of the
4 telephone number if the transfer occurs.
5 (C) The petitioner assumes all financial
6 responsibility for and right to the use of any
7 telephone number transferred under this paragraph. In
8 this paragraph, "financial responsibility" includes
9 monthly service costs and costs associated with any
10 mobile device associated with the number.
11 (D) A wireless telephone service provider may
12 apply to the petitioner its routine and customary
13 requirements for establishing an account or
14 transferring a number, including requiring the
15 petitioner to provide proof of identification,
16 financial information, and customer preferences.
17 (E) Except for willful or wanton misconduct, a
18 wireless telephone service provider is immune from
19 civil liability for its actions taken in compliance
20 with a court order issued under this paragraph.
21 (F) All wireless service providers that provide
22 services to residential customers shall provide to the
23 Illinois Commerce Commission the name and address of
24 an agent for service of orders entered under this
25 paragraph (18). Any change in status of the registered
26 agent must be reported to the Illinois Commerce

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1 Commission within 30 days of such change.
2 (G) The Illinois Commerce Commission shall
3 maintain the list of registered agents for service for
4 each wireless telephone service provider on the
5 Commission's website. The Commission may consult with
6 wireless telephone service providers and the Circuit
7 Court Clerks on the manner in which this information
8 is provided and displayed.
9 (c) Relevant factors; findings.
10 (1) In determining whether to grant a specific remedy,
11 other than payment of support, the court shall consider
12 relevant factors, including, but not limited to, the
13 following:
14 (i) the nature, frequency, severity, pattern, and
15 consequences of the respondent's past abuse of the
16 petitioner or any family or household member,
17 including the concealment of his or her location in
18 order to evade service of process or notice, and the
19 likelihood of danger of future abuse to petitioner or
20 any member of petitioner's or respondent's family or
21 household; and
22 (ii) the danger that any minor child will be
23 abused or neglected or improperly relocated from the
24 jurisdiction, improperly concealed within the State,
25 or improperly separated from the child's primary
26 caretaker.

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1 (2) In comparing relative hardships resulting to the
2 parties from loss of possession of the family home, the
3 court shall consider relevant factors, including, but not
4 limited to, the following:
5 (i) availability, accessibility, cost, safety,
6 adequacy, location, and other characteristics of
7 alternate housing for each party and any minor child
8 or dependent adult in the party's care;
9 (ii) the effect on the party's employment; and
10 (iii) the effect on the relationship of the party,
11 and any minor child or dependent adult in the party's
12 care, to family, school, church, and community.
13 (3) Subject to the exceptions set forth in paragraph
14 (4) of this subsection (c), the court shall make its
15 findings in an official record or in writing, and shall at
16 a minimum set forth the following:
17 (i) That the court has considered the applicable
18 relevant factors described in paragraphs (1) and (2)
19 of this subsection (c).
20 (ii) Whether the conduct or actions of respondent,
21 unless prohibited, will likely cause irreparable harm
22 or continued abuse.
23 (iii) Whether it is necessary to grant the
24 requested relief in order to protect petitioner or
25 other alleged abused persons.
26 (4) (Blank).

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1 (5) Never married parties. No rights or
2 responsibilities for a minor child born outside of
3 marriage attach to a putative father until a father and
4 child relationship has been established under the Illinois
5 Parentage Act of 1984, the Illinois Parentage Act of 2015,
6 the Illinois Public Aid Code, Section 12 of the Vital
7 Records Act, the Juvenile Court Act of 1987, the Probate
8 Act of 1975, the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act,
9 the Expedited Child Support Act of 1990, any judicial,
10 administrative, or other act of another state or
11 territory, any other statute of this State, or by any
12 foreign nation establishing the father and child
13 relationship, any other proceeding substantially in
14 conformity with the federal Personal Responsibility and
15 Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, or when both
16 parties appeared in open court or at an administrative
17 hearing acknowledging under oath or admitting by
18 affirmation the existence of a father and child
19 relationship. Absent such an adjudication, no putative
20 father shall be granted temporary allocation of parental
21 responsibilities, including parenting time with the minor
22 child, or physical care and possession of the minor child,
23 nor shall an order of payment for support of the minor
24 child be entered.
25 (d) Balance of hardships; findings. If the court finds
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1a remedy governed by paragraph (2), (3), (10), (11), or (16) of
2subsection (b) of this Section, which may require such
3balancing, the court's findings shall so indicate and shall
4include a finding as to whether granting the remedy will
5result in hardship to respondent that would substantially
6outweigh the hardship to petitioner from denial of the remedy.
7The findings shall be an official record or in writing.
8 (e) Denial of remedies. Denial of any remedy shall not be
9based, in whole or in part, on evidence that:
10 (1) respondent has cause for any use of force, unless
11 that cause satisfies the standards for justifiable use of
12 force provided by Article 7 of the Criminal Code of 2012;
13 (2) respondent was voluntarily intoxicated;
14 (3) petitioner acted in self-defense or defense of
15 another, provided that, if petitioner utilized force, such
16 force was justifiable under Article 7 of the Criminal Code
17 of 2012;
18 (4) petitioner did not act in self-defense or defense
19 of another;
20 (5) petitioner left the residence or household to
21 avoid further abuse by respondent;
22 (6) petitioner did not leave the residence or
23 household to avoid further abuse by respondent; or
24 (7) conduct by any family or household member excused
25 the abuse by respondent, unless that same conduct would
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1 or household members.
2(Source: P.A. 100-199, eff. 1-1-18; 100-388, eff. 1-1-18;
3100-597, eff. 6-29-18; 100-863, eff. 8-14-18; 100-923, eff.
41-1-19; 101-81, eff. 7-12-19.)
5 Section 90. The Unified Code of Corrections is amended by
6changing Sections 5-4.5-110, 5-5-3, 5-5-3.2, and 5-6-3 as
7follows:
8 (730 ILCS 5/5-4.5-110)
9 (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2023)
10 Sec. 5-4.5-110. SENTENCING GUIDELINES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH
11PRIOR FELONY FIREARM-RELATED OR OTHER SPECIFIED CONVICTIONS.
12 (a) DEFINITIONS. For the purposes of this Section:
13 "Firearm" has the meaning ascribed to it in Section
14 2-7.5 of the Criminal Code of 2012 Section 1.1 of the
15 Firearm Owners Identification Card Act.
16 "Qualifying predicate offense" means the following
17 offenses under the Criminal Code of 2012:
18 (A) aggravated unlawful use of a weapon under
19 Section 24-1.6 or similar offense under the Criminal
20 Code of 1961, when the weapon is a firearm;
21 (B) unlawful use or possession of a weapon by a
22 felon under Section 24-1.1 or similar offense under
23 the Criminal Code of 1961, when the weapon is a
24 firearm;

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1 (C) first degree murder under Section 9-1 or
2 similar offense under the Criminal Code of 1961;
3 (D) attempted first degree murder with a firearm
4 or similar offense under the Criminal Code of 1961;
5 (E) aggravated kidnapping with a firearm under
6 paragraph (6) or (7) of subsection (a) of Section 10-2
7 or similar offense under the Criminal Code of 1961;
8 (F) aggravated battery with a firearm under
9 subsection (e) of Section 12-3.05 or similar offense
10 under the Criminal Code of 1961;
11 (G) aggravated criminal sexual assault under
12 Section 11-1.30 or similar offense under the Criminal
13 Code of 1961;
14 (H) predatory criminal sexual assault of a child
15 under Section 11-1.40 or similar offense under the
16 Criminal Code of 1961;
17 (I) armed robbery under Section 18-2 or similar
18 offense under the Criminal Code of 1961;
19 (J) vehicular hijacking under Section 18-3 or
20 similar offense under the Criminal Code of 1961;
21 (K) aggravated vehicular hijacking under Section
22 18-4 or similar offense under the Criminal Code of
23 1961;
24 (L) home invasion with a firearm under paragraph
25 (3), (4), or (5) of subsection (a) of Section 19-6 or
26 similar offense under the Criminal Code of 1961;

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1 (M) aggravated discharge of a firearm under
2 Section 24-1.2 or similar offense under the Criminal
3 Code of 1961;
4 (N) aggravated discharge of a machine gun or a
5 firearm equipped with a device designed or used for
6 silencing the report of a firearm under Section
7 24-1.2-5 or similar offense under the Criminal Code of
8 1961;
9 (0) unlawful use of firearm projectiles under
10 Section 24-2.1 or similar offense under the Criminal
11 Code of 1961;
12 (P) manufacture, sale, or transfer of bullets or
13 shells represented to be armor piercing bullets,
14 dragon's breath shotgun shells, bolo shells, or
15 flechette shells under Section 24-2.2 or similar
16 offense under the Criminal Code of 1961;
17 (Q) unlawful sale or delivery of firearms under
18 Section 24-3 or similar offense under the Criminal
19 Code of 1961;
20 (R) unlawful discharge of firearm projectiles
21 under Section 24-3.2 or similar offense under the
22 Criminal Code of 1961;
23 (S) unlawful sale or delivery of firearms on
24 school premises of any school under Section 24-3.3 or
25 similar offense under the Criminal Code of 1961;
26 (T) unlawful purchase of a firearm under Section

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1 24-3.5 or similar offense under the Criminal Code of
2 1961;
3 (U) use of a stolen firearm in the commission of an
4 offense under Section 24-3.7 or similar offense under
5 the Criminal Code of 1961;
6 (V) possession of a stolen firearm under Section
7 24-3.8 or similar offense under the Criminal Code of
8 1961;
9 (W) aggravated possession of a stolen firearm
10 under Section 24-3.9 or similar offense under the
11 Criminal Code of 1961;
12 (X) gunrunning under Section 24-3A or similar
13 offense under the Criminal Code of 1961;
14 (Y) defacing identification marks of firearms
15 under Section 24-5 or similar offense under the
16 Criminal Code of 1961; and
17 (Z) armed violence under Section 33A-2 or similar
18 offense under the Criminal Code of 1961.
19 (b) APPLICABILITY. For an offense committed on or after
20the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 100th General
21Assembly and before January 1, 2023, when a person is
22convicted of unlawful use or possession of a weapon by a felon,
23when the weapon is a firearm, or aggravated unlawful use of a
24weapon, when the weapon is a firearm, after being previously
25convicted of a qualifying predicate offense the person shall
26be subject to the sentencing guidelines under this Section.

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1 (c) SENTENCING GUIDELINES.
2 (1) When a person is convicted of unlawful use or
3 possession of a weapon by a felon, when the weapon is a
4 firearm, and that person has been previously convicted of
5 a qualifying predicate offense, the person shall be
6 sentenced to a term of imprisonment within the sentencing
7 range of not less than 7 years and not more than 14 years,
8 unless the court finds that a departure from the
9 sentencing guidelines under this paragraph is warranted
10 under subsection (d) of this Section.
11 (2) When a person is convicted of aggravated unlawful
12 use of a weapon, when the weapon is a firearm, and that
13 person has been previously convicted of a qualifying
14 predicate offense, the person shall be sentenced to a term
15 of imprisonment within the sentencing range of not less
16 than 6 years and not more than 7 years, unless the court
17 finds that a departure from the sentencing guidelines
18 under this paragraph is warranted under subsection (d) of
19 this Section.
20 (3) The sentencing guidelines in paragraphs (1) and
21 (2) of this subsection (c) apply only to offenses
22 committed on and after the effective date of this
23 amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly and before
24 January 1, 2023.
25 (d) DEPARTURE FROM SENTENCING GUIDELINES.
26 (1) At the sentencing hearing conducted under Section

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1 5-4-1 of this Code, the court may depart from the
2 sentencing guidelines provided in subsection (c) of this
3 Section and impose a sentence otherwise authorized by law
4 for the offense if the court, after considering any factor
5 under paragraph (2) of this subsection (d) relevant to the
6 nature and circumstances of the crime and to the history
7