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Illinois begins taking Right-to-Carry permit applications today

Monday, January 6, 2014

Illinois officials will begin accepting applications Sunday from people who want to carry concealed weapons, but it could be months before anyone will actually be allowed to possess the firearms.
Illinois State Police have up to 90 days to approve or deny applicants, provided applications are complete and fingerprints are submitted in an electronic format. If an applicant's fingerprints aren't submitted, state police will have an additional 30 days to complete a manual background check. Law enforcement agencies also have 30 days from when an application is submitted to object to a license being issued.

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