BREAKING: Illinois Modern Firearms Ban and Mag Registration Bills Revealed

Yesterday we broke the news that Illinois legislators are preparing to introduce what we’ve been calling the “Nuclear Option” of gun control legislation: a full ban and confiscation on semi-automatic firearms of all types and then some, plus a magazine ban. TTAG has just received the full text of the bills:

  • Click here for a pdf of Illinois HB1263 banning semi-automatic rifles (and more).
  • Click here for a pdf of the amendment Illinois HB0815 [page 11] that covers ammunition magazine registration.

If you want the latest status on these bills, click here for the Illinois legislature’s website that shows the latest info:

These bills are set to be introduced in committee this afternoon at 5:30 PM local time for their first reading.