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File #: 14-4658    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Filed
File created: 8/8/2014 In control: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee
On agenda: 5/8/2013 Final action: 11/19/2014
Title: PROPOSED ORDINANCE COB #323392 THE CONCEALED FIREARM SAFETY ORDINANCE Submitting a Proposed Ordinance sponsored by Larry Suffredin, County Commissioner. BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 54 Licenses, Permits and Miscellaneous Business Regulations, Article XI The Concealed Firearms Safety Ordinance, Sections 54 -396 through 54 - 411 of the Cook County Code are hereby enacted as follows: Sec. 54 - 396. General Purpose. The purpose of this Ordinance, pursuant to the County of Cook home rule power conferred under Article VII, Section 6 of the Illinois Constitution of 1970, is to establish conceal carry licenses, restricted areas to carry a concealed firearm and a revocation process for conceal carry license within Cook County. This Ordinance will only go into effect on June 10, 2013 if the Illinois General Assembly fails to pass a conceal carry license as ordered by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Moore v. Madigan and w...
Sponsors: LARRY SUFFREDIN
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PROPOSED ORDINANCE

COB #323392

THE CONCEALED FIREARM SAFETY ORDINANCE

Submitting a Proposed Ordinance sponsored by Larry Suffredin, County Commissioner.

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 54 Licenses, Permits and Miscellaneous Business Regulations, Article XI The Concealed Firearms Safety Ordinance, Sections 54 -396 through 54 - 411 of the Cook County Code are hereby enacted as follows:

Sec. 54 - 396. General Purpose.

The purpose of this Ordinance, pursuant to the County of Cook home rule power conferred under Article VII, Section 6 of the Illinois Constitution of 1970, is to establish conceal carry licenses, restricted areas to carry a concealed firearm and a revocation process for conceal carry license within Cook County. This Ordinance will only go into effect on June 10, 2013 if the Illinois General Assembly fails to pass a conceal carry license as ordered by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Moore v. Madigan and will remain in effect until and unless a court grants a stay of or overturns the 7th Circuit's mandate. This Ordinance will grant authority to the Cook County Sheriff to issue conceal carry licenses to authorized persons.

Sec. 54 - 397. Definitions.

The following definitions "Concealed firearm" means a loaded or unloaded handgun carried on or about a person completely from view of the public, or carried in a vehicle in such a way it is concealed from view of the public.

"Sheriff" means the Cook County Sheriff's Office.

"Fund" means the Cook County Public Safety Fund.

"Handgun" means any device which is designed to expel a projectile or projectiles by the action of an explosion, expansion of gas, or escape of gas that is designed to be held and fired by the use of a single hand, and includes a combination of parts from which that firearm can be assembled. "Handgun" includes, but is not limited to, magazines, a...

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