HB1756 Property - Firearm Possession
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Common Interest Community Association Act, the Condominium Property Act, the Landlord and Tenant Act, and the Mobile Home Landlord and Tenant Rights Act. Provides that a unit owner shall not be prohibited or a landlord or park owner shall not prohibit a tenant from lawfully possessing, carrying, transporting, or storing a firearm, any part of a firearm, or firearm ammunition in: the unit of the unit owner or dwelling unit or mobile home unit of the tenant; a vehicle located in a parking area provided by the common interest community association, condominium association, or landlord or park owner for the unit owner or tenant; or within a common area location of a common interest community or condominium or another controlled location of the landlord or park owner. Effective immediately.
HB1758 School Security - Armed Teachers
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that the State Board of Education shall establish a grant program to provide for armed security in the schools of this State and grants to schools for the training of teachers in armed security, including grants for teachers to obtain a concealed carry license under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act and the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that the unlawful use of weapons offense does not apply to carrying a concealed pistol, revolver, or handgun by a full-time teacher or full-time professor or administrator of a public or private school, community college, college, or university who has a valid concealed carry license issued under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act and who has been designated by his or her school district board or the board of trustees of his or her community college, college, or university as a school or college protection officer, into: (1) any building, real property, and parking area under the control of the public or private elementary or secondary school in which the person is employed; or (2) any building, classroom, laboratory, medical clinic, hospital, artistic venue, athletic venue, entertainment venue, officially recognized university-related organization property, whether owned or leased, and any real property, including parking areas, sidewalks, and common areas under the control of a public or private community college, college, or university in which the person is employed. Effective immediately.