Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Bill Requiring State Licensing Of Gun Dealers Into LawGun dealers are now required to obtain licenses in Illinois after Gov. JB Pritzker signed a landmark gun control measure into law.
Governor JB Pritzker Signs Gun Dealer Licensing LawJust days after being sworn in as governor, JB Pritzker is expected to sign a sweeping gun reform bill into law. The legislation would require firearms dealers in Illinois to obtain state licenses.
State Legislators Push To Impose Regulation On Gun DealersA bipartisan group of state lawmakers is taking another stab at regulating gun shops.
Dealer Licensing Bill Faces Override Deadline On Gun Owner Lobby DayDemocratic Sen. Don Harmon of Oak Park ditched a Tuesday night vote and suggested he first wanted to ensure there were enough House votes to override too.
Cupich Urges Lawmakers To Override Rauner Veto Of Gun Dealer Licensing LegislationThe cardinal reached out to lawmakers directly on Tuesday, saying now is the time to do what is right, not what is necessarily popular in their particular districts.
Gun Control Advocates Hope To Override Rauner Veto Of Dealer Licensing BillIn February, lawmakers passed a measure that would require all gun dealers in Illinois to obtain licenses from the state.
Rauner Vetoes Gun Dealer Licensing LegislationA day after repeatedly ducking questions about whether he would sign legislation to license gun dealers in Illinois, Gov. Bruce Rauner announced he plans to veto the measure.
Emanuel: Rauner 'Can Run, But He Cannot Hide' On Gun Dealer LicensingMayor Rahm Emanuel stepped up pressure on Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday to sign a gun dealer licensing bill, suggesting the governor is avoiding the issue ahead of the primary election next week.
Emanuel Hands Rauner Letter Urging Governor To Sign Gun Licensing Bill; 'Where Does He Stand?'Mayor Rahm Emanuel personally delivered a letter to Gov. Bruce Rauner on Wednesday, urging him to sign legislation requiring gun dealers in Illinois to obtain state licenses, after not getting a response to an identical letter the mayor sent to the governor last week.
NRA: Keep Person-To-Person Gun Sales PrivateThe National Rifle Association wants to keep private gun sales private, and has come out against a measure to require federally-licensed gun dealerships to administer private transactions.