Illinois: Concealed Carry Legislation Passes Both Legislative Chambers and Awaits Governor’s Signature

| June 1, 2013

Illinois: Concealed Carry Legislation Passes Both Legislative Chambers and Awaits Governor’s Signature

Yesterday, House Bill 183 with Senate Amendments 5, 6, and 7 passed in the Illinois Senate by a 45 to 12 vote, and was concurred on in the House by a 89-28 vote.  This legislation was introduced in an attempt to comply with a ruling from the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on December 11, 2012 that invalidated Illinois’ total ban on carrying firearms for self-defense.  This statewide concealed carry legislation has been sent to Governor Pat Quinn (D) for his signature. 

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Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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