Bill Text: IL SB1524 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Engrossed


Bill Title: Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that notwithstanding whether the laws of the state or territory where the non-resident resides related to firearm ownership, possession, and carrying, are substantially similar to the requirements to obtain a license under the Act, the Department of State Police shall by rule allow for a non-resident license application if the applicant is an active duty member of the Armed Forces of the United States stationed in this State or the spouse of an active duty member of the Armed Forces of the United States stationed in this State. Provides that the applicant shall pay the resident license or renewal fees (rather than the non-resident fees). Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 34-9)

Status: (Engrossed) 2017-06-12 - Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Brad Halbrook [SB1524 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-SB1524-Engrossed.html



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1 AN ACT concerning safety.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Firearm Concealed Carry Act is amended by
5changing Sections 40, 55, and 60 as follows:
6 (430 ILCS 66/40)
7 Sec. 40. Non-resident license applications.
8 (a) For the purposes of this Section, "non-resident" means
9a person who has not resided within this State for more than 30
10days and resides in another state or territory.
11 (b) The Department shall by rule allow for non-resident
12license applications from any state or territory of the United
13States with laws related to firearm ownership, possession, and
14carrying, that are substantially similar to the requirements to
15obtain a license under this Act.
16 (b-5) Notwithstanding whether the laws of the state or
17territory where the non-resident resides related to firearm
18ownership, possession, and carrying are substantially similar
19to the requirements to obtain a license under this Act, the
20Department shall allow for a non-resident license application
21if the applicant is employed by the United States Military
22permanently assigned in Illinois on Permanent Change of Station
23(PCS) or Permanent Change of Assignment (PCA) orders and who is

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1not a resident of this State but maintains an address in this
2State. A non-resident applicant who qualifies under this
3subsection (b-5) must meet all of the qualifications
4established in Section 25 of this Act and shall submit:
5 (1) the application and documentation required under
6 subsection (b) of Section 30 of this Act and the applicable
7 fee;
8 (2) a photocopy of proof of service document;
9 (3) a photocopy of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) or
10 Permanent Change of Assignment (PCA) orders to an
11 assignment in this State; and
12 (4) an affirmation that the applicant possesses a
13 currently valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card with
14 the Firearm Owner's Identification Card number or notice
15 that the applicant is applying for a Firearm Owner's
16 Identification Card in conjunction with the license
17 application.
18 In lieu of an Illinois driver's license or Illinois
19identification card, a non-resident applicant under this
20subsection (b-5) shall provide similar documentation from his
21or her state or territory of residence.
22 (c) A resident of a state or territory approved by the
23Department under subsection (b) of this Section may apply for a
24non-resident license. The applicant shall apply to the
25Department and must meet all of the qualifications established
26in Section 25 of this Act, except for the Illinois residency

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1requirement in item (xiv) of paragraph (2) of subsection (a) of
2Section 4 of the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. The
3applicant shall submit:
4 (1) the application and documentation required under
5 Section 30 of this Act and the applicable fee;
6 (2) a notarized document stating that the applicant:
7 (A) is eligible under federal law and the laws of
8 his or her state or territory of residence to own or
9 possess a firearm;
10 (B) if applicable, has a license or permit to carry
11 a firearm or concealed firearm issued by his or her
12 state or territory of residence and attach a copy of
13 the license or permit to the application;
14 (C) understands Illinois laws pertaining to the
15 possession and transport of firearms; and
16 (D) acknowledges that the applicant is subject to
17 the jurisdiction of the Department and Illinois courts
18 for any violation of this Act;
19 (3) a photocopy of any certificates or other evidence
20 of compliance with the training requirements under Section
21 75 of this Act; and
22 (4) a head and shoulder color photograph in a size
23 specified by the Department taken within the 30 days
24 preceding the date of the application.
25 (d) In lieu of an Illinois driver's license or Illinois
26identification card, a non-resident applicant shall provide

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1similar documentation from his or her state or territory of
2residence. In lieu of a valid Firearm Owner's Identification
3Card, except for a non-resident applicant under subsection
4(b-5) of this Section, the applicant shall submit documentation
5and information required by the Department to obtain a Firearm
6Owner's Identification Card, including an affidavit that the
7non-resident meets the mental health standards to obtain a
8firearm under Illinois law, and the Department shall ensure
9that the applicant would meet the eligibility criteria to
10obtain a Firearm Owner's Identification card if he or she was a
11resident of this State.
12 (e) Nothing in this Act shall prohibit a non-resident from
13transporting a concealed firearm within his or her vehicle in
14Illinois, if the concealed firearm remains within his or her
15vehicle and the non-resident:
16 (1) is not prohibited from owning or possessing a
17 firearm under federal law;
18 (2) is eligible to carry a firearm in public under the
19 laws of his or her state or territory of residence, as
20 evidenced by the possession of a concealed carry license or
21 permit issued by his or her state of residence, if
22 applicable; and
23 (3) is not in possession of a license under this Act.
24 If the non-resident leaves his or her vehicle unattended,
25he or she shall store the firearm within a locked vehicle or
26locked container within the vehicle in accordance with

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1subsection (b) of Section 65 of this Act.
2(Source: P.A. 98-63, eff. 7-9-13; 98-600, eff. 12-6-13; 99-78,
3eff. 7-20-15.)
4 (430 ILCS 66/55)
5 Sec. 55. Change of address or name; lost, destroyed, or
6stolen licenses.
7 (a) A licensee shall notify the Department within 30 days
8of moving or changing residence or any change of name. The
9licensee shall submit the requisite fee and the Department may
10require a notarized statement that the licensee has changed his
11or her residence or his or her name, including the prior and
12current address or name and the date the applicant moved or
13changed his or her name.
14 (a-5) A non-resident licensee approved under subsection
15(b-5) of Section 40 of this Act shall, in addition to meeting
16the notification requirements in subsection (a) of this
17Section, notify the Department within 30 days of moving to an
18address outside of this State, a Permanent Change of Station
19(PCS) or Permanent Change of Assignment (PCA) to a duty station
20outside this State, or a separation or retirement from the
21United States Military.
22 (b) A licensee shall notify the Department within 10 days
23of discovering that a license has been lost, destroyed, or
24stolen. A lost, destroyed, or stolen license is invalid. To
25request a replacement license, the licensee shall submit:

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1 (1) a notarized statement that the licensee no longer
2 possesses the license, and that it was lost, destroyed, or
3 stolen;
4 (2) if applicable, a copy of a police report stating
5 that the license was stolen; and
6 (3) the requisite fee.
7 (c) A violation of this Section is a petty offense with a
8fine of $150 which shall be deposited into the Mental Health
9Reporting Fund.
10(Source: P.A. 98-63, eff. 7-9-13; 99-29, eff. 7-10-15.)
11 (430 ILCS 66/60)
12 Sec. 60. Fees.
13 (a) All fees collected under this Act shall be deposited as
14provided in this Section. Application, renewal, and
15replacement fees shall be non-refundable.
16 (b) An applicant for a new license or a renewal shall
17submit $150 with the application, of which $120 shall be
18apportioned to the State Police Firearm Services Fund, $20
19shall be apportioned to the Mental Health Reporting Fund, and
20$10 shall be apportioned to the State Crime Laboratory Fund.
21 (c) Except as provided in subsection (c-5) of this Section,
22a A non-resident applicant for a new license or renewal shall
23submit $300 with the application, of which $250 shall be
24apportioned to the State Police Firearm Services Fund, $40
25shall be apportioned to the Mental Health Reporting Fund, and

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1$10 shall be apportioned to the State Crime Laboratory Fund.
2 (c-5) A non-resident applicant for a new license or renewal
3under subsection (b-5) of Section 40 of this Act shall submit
4$150 with the application, of which $120 shall be apportioned
5to the State Police Firearm Services Fund, $20 shall be
6apportioned to the Mental Health Reporting Fund, and $10 shall
7be apportioned to the State Crime Laboratory Fund.
8 (d) A licensee requesting a new license in accordance with
9Section 55 shall submit $75, of which $60 shall be apportioned
10to the State Police Firearm Services Fund, $5 shall be
11apportioned to the Mental Health Reporting Fund, and $10 shall
12be apportioned to the State Crime Laboratory Fund.
13(Source: P.A. 98-63, eff. 7-9-13.)
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