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Record #: SO2021-3215   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 7/21/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Committees and Rules
Final action: 12/14/2022
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 8-20 regarding unlawful possession of firearms
Sponsors: Napolitano, Anthony V., Tabares, Silvana, Gardiner, James M. , Thompson, Patrick D., Lopez, Raymond A.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 8 - Offenses Affecting Public Peace, Morals & Welfare - Ch. 20 Weapons
Attachments: 1. SO2021-3215.pdf, 2. O2021-3215.pdf
CITY OF CHICAGO
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ALD. CHRIS TALIAFERRO COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY
Chaimian City Hall, Room 300 tax: (312) 744'4593
121 N. LaSalle Street Chicago, Illinois 60602


November 23, 2022 CHICAGO, ILLINOIS



TO THE PRESIDENT AND MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL:

Your Committee on Public Safety held an in person meeting on Thursday, November 10, 2022, to consider the following proposed Orders:


SO2021-3215 - Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 8-20 with new section 8-20-020 for unlawful possession of firearm, laser accessory, silencer, assault weapon or high capacity magazine, punishable by fines and/or incarceration for each day of violation, increasing both for repeat offenders. (Substitute in Committee)
Passed

2. SO2022-1226 - Establishment of residential warrant rules and regulations for Chicago Police Department members. (Substitute in Committee)
Failed to Pass


This recommendation was concurred by the affirmative vote of all the Committtee members present for roll call to determine quorum.

Christopher Taliaferro, Chairman Committee on Public Safety

Chic ago City Clerk -Council Bit),
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SUBSTITUTE O RD I N A N C E
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION 1.< Chapter 8-20 ot the Municipal Code of Cliicago is hereby amended by adding a new Section 8-20-020, as follows:
8-20-020 Unlawful possession of a firearm.
It shall be unlawful for any person to carry or possess a firearm in violation of any applicable state or federal law.
This section shall not apply to concealed carry licensees.under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act (430 ILCS 66/1 et seq.) and holders of a FOID card under the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act (430 ILCS 65/0.01 et seq.).
Except as otherwise provided in subsection (d), in addition to the sanctions provided in Sections 8-20-070.and 8-20-250, any person who violates this section shall be fined not less than $1,000 nor more than $5,000, or be incarcerated for not less than 20 days nor m...

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