Illinois Bill Calls for Confiscation of “Assault” Rifles and .50 Cal Rifles

From the “We told you they want to take our guns” files comes this little gem out of Says Uncle.  Apparently, the state of Illinois has a bill proposed that would order guns turned in or else get confiscated.  Here’s the details, including links to the State of Illinois’ gov site where the bill is featured.

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Except when they do.

“No One’s Coming For Your Guns”

Hear it all the time. Gun nuts are paranoid and delusional. The Gun Lobby is just trying to sell more guns.  Etc. Etc.

Then there’s this:

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes it unlawful to deliver, sell, or purchase or cause to be delivered, sold, or purchased or cause to be possessed by another, an assault weapon, assault weapon attachment, .50 caliber rifle, or .50 caliber cartridge. Makes it unlawful for any person to knowingly possess an assault weapon, .50 caliber rifle, or .50 caliber cartridge 300 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act, except possession of weapons registered with the State Police in the time provided. Provides exemptions and penalties. Prohibits delivery, sale, purchase, or possession of large capacity ammunition feeding devices. Provides exemptions and penalties. Prohibits the knowing sale, manufacture, purchase, possession, or carrying of a trigger modification device. Defines “trigger modification device”. Effective immediately.

Short Description:  CRIM CD ASSAULT WEAPONS; BAN

House Sponsors
Rep. Martin J. Moylan – Mary E. Flowers – Kathleen Willis – André Thapedi – Deb ConroyEmanuel Chris WelchMichelle MussmanSonya M. HarperThaddeus JonesAnna MoellerSara FeigenholtzNatalie A. ManleyJohn C. D’AmicoElizabeth HernandezBarbara Flynn CurrieChristian L. MitchellLaura FineKelly M. BurkeJaime M. Andrade, Jr.Fred CrespoFrances Ann HurleyJonathan CarrollAnn M. WilliamsMelissa Conyears-ErvinLa Shawn K. FordRobyn Gabel and Litesa E. Wallace

Last Action

DateChamber Action
  10/17/2017HouseAssigned to Judiciary – Criminal Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance

720 ILCS 5/24-1from Ch. 38, par. 24-1
720 ILCS 5/24-1.9 new
720 ILCS 5/24-1.10 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes it unlawful to deliver, sell, or purchase or cause to be delivered, sold, or purchased or cause to be possessed by another, an assault weapon, assault weapon attachment, .50 caliber rifle, or .50 caliber cartridge. Makes it unlawful for any person to knowingly possess an assault weapon, .50 caliber rifle, or .50 caliber cartridge 300 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act, except possession of weapons registered with the State Police in the time provided. Provides exemptions and penalties. Prohibits delivery, sale, purchase, or possession of large capacity ammunition feeding devices. Provides exemptions and penalties. Prohibits the knowing sale, manufacture, purchase, possession, or carrying of a trigger modification device. Defines “trigger modification device”. Effective immediately.

Actions

DateChamber Action
  10/5/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  10/5/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  10/5/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  10/5/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  10/5/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  10/5/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  10/5/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  10/5/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  10/6/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  10/6/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  10/6/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D’Amico
  10/6/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  10/6/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  10/6/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  10/6/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  10/6/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  10/6/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  10/6/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  10/10/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  10/10/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  10/10/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  10/10/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
  10/10/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  10/10/2017HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Kathleen Willis
  10/10/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
  10/10/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  10/11/2017HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  10/12/2017HouseFirst Reading
  10/12/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  10/16/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  10/17/2017HouseAssigned to Judiciary – Criminal Committee
  10/17/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  10/19/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace

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