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General Assembly overrides
governorīs veto of concealed carry bill
Chicago Tribune ^
| Ray Long & Monique Garcia
Posted on 07/09/2013 6:12:35 PM PDT by Nachum
SPRINGFIELD Illinois today became the last state in the country to legalize the concealed carry of guns after both the House and Senate rejected Gov. Pat Quinns attempt to rewrite the compromise bill. Senators voted 41-17 to override Quinns amendatory veto of the bill. Earlier in the day, the House voted 77-31 to overturn the governors rewrite. The measure now becomes law, though the actual ability of gun owners to carry a concealed firearm remains months away. The action by the Democratic General Assembly was a major repudiation of the actions of the states Democratic governor.
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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: assembly; banglist; bitchslap; general; guncontrol; illinois; overides; override; patquinn; pistolwhipped; secondamendment; veto
Pat Quinn: DemocRAT
posted on 07/09/2013 6:12:35 PM PDT
score another victory for the NRA. Put that in your bowl and smoke it libs. Go ahead and cry about it now. We all need a good laugh.
posted on 07/09/2013 6:18:17 PM PDT
by RC one
To: RC one
When will the lawsuit challenging the onerous $150 fee be filed?
posted on 07/09/2013 6:30:18 PM PDT
(When you start talking about what we 'should' have, you've made the case for the Second Amendment)
After we have consolidated our position.
posted on 07/09/2013 6:32:31 PM PDT
by RC one
Well, it’s now law; but then what is the law? No one really knows. The State is strangely silent on just what one must do to qualify for CCW, aside from having a valid FOID card and passing a background check and paying a $150 non-refundable application fee. The kicker is that one also has to complete 16 hours of “saftey training,” but the State has not stipulated just what that training must comprise, or who would be approved trainers. Do veterans get a waiver? If one has a valid CCW from another state does that waive any of Illinois’ requirements. Is there any reciprocity?
posted on 07/09/2013 6:37:00 PM PDT
( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
To: RC one
Is this “shall issue” or “may issue”?
posted on 07/09/2013 6:39:45 PM PDT
(I carry a gun because I can't carry a cop.....Eagle Scout since Sep 9, 1970)
House Bill 183 would create a path toward concealed carry for law-abiding citizens, while also ensuring proper safeguards, training requirements and mental health protections. The legislation sets forth specific requirements as to where it would be legal to carry firearms and what locations firearms would be prohibited, such as courthouses, schools, government buildings and stadiums, among other places. The legislation includes shall issue permits that would be issued by the state police to those who complete the 16 hour training requirement. A $150 fee will be charged for a five year concealed carry license.
posted on 07/09/2013 6:42:01 PM PDT
by RC one
posted on 07/09/2013 7:35:34 PM PDT
(Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
Things are about to be a whole lot different for knockout game players.
posted on 07/09/2013 9:56:07 PM PDT
(Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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