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Posted on 02/06/2013 6:13:15 AM PST by KeyLargo
Cook County (Chicago) IL adopts new gun law
Firearms owners will be required to report loss or sale of guns
By John Byrne, Chicago Tribune reporter
February 6, 2013
Firearms owners in suburban Cook County will face fines up to $2,000 if they don't report to police when their guns are lost, stolen or sold, under an ordinance county commissioners approved Tuesday.
The plan, pushed by County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, will apply to all areas of the county where a similar law is not already on the books. It will not apply within the city of Chicago, which has its own firearms statutes.
The board approved the new rules without debate or opposition, minutes after commissioners honored Hadiya Pendleton, the 15-year-old girl whose fatal shooting last week has come to symbolize the epidemic of violence in Chicago.
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Aren’t the politicians supposed to report any sales of their office?
This is awesome! This should completely eliminate gun murders in the future. Well played, Cook county!
Were trying to move ahead with the things that are under our control, Board President Toni Preckwinkle said after the meeting Tuesday. Certainly we would like national legislation for these issues, but were going to do what we can in Cook County.
“Cook County Commissioner Jesús Chuy Garcia (D-Chicago) was the chief sponsor of the legislation. “
How does this make 2A rights in the USA any different that religious rights in Stalinist Russia?
You are free to voluntarily be persecuted.
This encourages me to stay even further away from Chicago ~ every time they pass a gun law the murder rate goes up.
:: if they no longer have their firearms for any reason. ::
This assumes that the County is aware of the firearm in the first place, no? It’s already been settled that a FOID is evidence of ownership or even intent to own.
So, how many “low information shooters” actially told Crook County they had a gun in their home?
...FOID is ^NOT^ evidence...
No more giving gifts of firearms to friends or family without registration with Cook County.
Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Exploiting teen’s death, Cook County board pushes through more gun laws
Cook CountyFirearms owners in suburban Cook County will face fines up to $2,000 if they don’t report to police when their guns are lost, stolen or sold under an ordinance commissioners approved today.
The plan, pushed by County Board President Toni Preckwinkle (D), will apply to all areas of the county where a similar law is not already on the books. It will not apply within the city of Chicago, which has its own firearms statutes.
The County Board approved the new rules by a voice vote with no opposition. The vote came just minutes after commissioners honored Hadiya Pendleton, the 15-year-old girl who was fatally shot last week.
Fine. Inundate them with a dozen reports per week, from every gun owner, for every moment when the firearm was out of sight... complete with small random "errors" in address, gun model, serial number, etc etc etc.
There are apparently no sane people left running Cook county. Condolences to all in Cook county....if they can make you report a sale of guns, what will keep them from requiring the reporting of the sale of ANYTHING under the threat of physical and economic violence?
Yes...I’m SURE they’re going to enforce this new law in the ‘hoods on da Souf Side. No doubt the Gangster Disciples, Black Disciples and Latin Kings will dutifully obey THIS law.
Sure they'll enforce that law city-wide... Right.
“With zero debate or discussion during the regular county board meeting, commissioners approved the gun-control ordinance, which the Chicago Sun-Times first reported last month. The new ordinance, which takes effect in August, will require firearm owners in suburban Cook County to report the make, model and serial number of lost, stolen, sold, transferred or destroyed firearms to the sheriff within 48 hours. It also empowers the sheriff to share that information with local law enforcement. Fines for violators start at $1,000.”
We can pass every gun law in the world. We can get rid of them. The problem will still remain, said Commissioner Earlean Collins, a West Side Democrat,. It isnt just about guns, its about a whole culture change. Its about a real commitment to deal with it and address the problems of poverty, ignorance and disease and economic despair in those communities where people have lost all hope and respect and the values that we all cherish.
“Jesse Jackson, a resident of Chicago, joined other Chicagoans who have lost relatives to gunfire in stating that in order for the deadly rate of shootings in Chicago to be abated, Barack Obama needs to pay a visit to his hometown.”
Translation: Earlean agrees with Jesse Jackson saying “we Obama voters need reparations and government tax dollars instead of more laws.”
I'm glad I read further and saw your correction before replying.
I've used my F.O.I.D. before when asked for a picture Id. and it was accepted. I've never been asked at the polls for any kind of Id. however.
I confess that in the vein of the serenity prayer, I kinda laugh at all this stuff. Our culture is so screwed up it’s really hard not to laugh. I’m reminded of the Gary Larson cartoon where the child porcupine is on the floor playing with a balloon and the father porcupine is in his easy chair. He looks at his son over the top of his newspaper and says, “This won’t last long.”
And, in the historical context, neither will this. It’s why I’m all over precious metals and solar/wind power on my new farm in central KY, which I moved to from my Seattle home of 45 years in 2011.
And lets be frank. If what is happening was handled properly, as a movie it would be hilarious. You could call it something like “Idiocracy”.
In other news ... Cook County prepares for massive flooding as Lake Michgigan water levels rise by 3 feet in July.
Punish thee legal gun owners, let me count thy ways...
“lost, stolen or sold, “?
Nothing about giving them away.
Refuse, deny, obstruct, sabotage. We the People know the drill.
If you filled out a 4473 at any time . . . they know about the gun.
I can see that, but, why would you fill out a 4473 for the “transaction” that saw you give that 20GA Mossberg SA to your grandson at XPmass?
If your grandson then traded that 20GA to his buddy for a Wilson 2000 glove and an Easton bat (since, he is more enchanted by baseball), why would either fill out a 4473.
Moreover, both should tell “Herr Dart” to pound sand.
lost, stolen or sold, ?
“Nothing about giving them away.”
Individuals who sell, lose, destroy, ‘TRANSFER’ or have their firearm stolen in the County, are now required to report it to the Cook County Sheriffs Office within 48 hours.
The operative word is ‘TRANSFER’.
When you “give” a firearm to anyone, friend or relative as in a gift or the like, you are in violation the Cook County Ordinance if you do not report it to the Cook County Sheriff.
Cook County Gun Registration Begins
The City of Chicago requires firearms carried and possessed within city limits to be registered.
And yesterday, Cook County took a giant step in the same direction.
From the County website late in the afternoon Tuesday:
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle lauded the passage by the Cook County Board today of an ordinance requiring firearm owners to report the sale, loss, theft, destruction or transfer of firearms.
Individuals who sell, lose, destroy, transfer or have their firearm stolen in the County, are now required to report it to the Cook County Sheriffs Office within 48 hours. Firearm owners will be required to report the make, model and serial number of the firearm, along with the date and location of purchase. Individuals who fail to comply will be subject to a $1,000 fine for the first violation. The fine will be $1,500 for each gun on the second offense and $2,000 for each subsequent violation.
(Editors note: Italics added for emphasis)
Individuals who sell transfer their firearm in the County, are now required to report it to the Cook County Sheriffs Office within 48 hours.
That, my friends, is the start of a firearm registration program- whether it was intended to be official or not. The individual acquiring the firearm is now on the books of the Cook County Sheriffs Office as being a gun owner.
And as history shows, gun registration often leads to confiscation.
The new ordinance goes into effect in August 2013.
You can read the entire Cook County announcement on the new gun control law on their website here.
COPY OF COOK COUNTY ORDINANCE
SECTION 58-185 THROUGH SECTION 58-195
By Christopher E. Hill, Editor
Survival And Prosperity (www.survivalandprosperity.com)
Cook County Passes Gun-Transfer Ordinance Fining Failure to Report
And if I were to go to say Indiana and purchase a cannon and bring it back?
That works for me.......
'Sheeeeeeeet! Whatz weeze goin do Tyrone? Nowz weeze gottsa call da cops when weeze dumps a 40 S&W, or when Tashiska buyz us a Glock?!? Dats jus beeze stoopid, yo. Jamal, youze call Jose and seeze wats beeze up, yo. Axe him 'bout whatz his Homies be doin'.Moron politicians, they're dumber than the gang-bangers. They just have a better grasp of English and can count to twelve with their shoes on. Well ... some of them, anyway.
Ohhh, I want one of those.