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Illinois: Bill Reducing FOID Age Requirement to be Heard in House Committee Tomorrow

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Tomorrow, February 5, at 9:15 a.m., House Bill 3762 is scheduled to be heard in the Illinois House Judiciary Committee.  HB 3762, sponsored by state Representative Jack D. Franks (D-63), would reduce the age requirement from 21 years to 18 years to obtain a Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) card without a parental signature.  Currently, an individual who is under 21 years of age must rely on a parent who possesses a FOID card in order to exercise their own Second Amendment rights.  This becomes an issue if the parent has their FOID card revoked, which would cause the card of the individual who is under 21 to also be revoked.  By changing this requirement, more citizens in Illinois would be able to further practice their right to keep and bear arms.

It is imperative that members of the state House Judiciary Committee hear your opinion.  Please fill out a witness slip here and, if possible, attend this committee hearing tomorrow at 9:15 a.m. in SUPPORT of House Bill 3762.  By filling out this document, you are notifying members that you support HB 3762.

If you are unable to attend this committee hearing, using the contact information provided below, please call AND e-mail members of the House Judiciary Committee TODAY and respectfully urge them to SUPPORT HB 3762.

  

House Judiciary Committee:

Representative Elaine Nekritz (D-57), Chairman
(847) 229-5499
enekritz@repnekritz.org

Representative Ann Williams (D-11), Vice Chairman
(773) 880-9082
ann@repannwilliams.com

Representative Ron Sandack (R-81)
(630) 737-0504
repsandack@gmail.com

Representative John D. Anthony (R-75)
(815) 416-1475

Representative John E. Bradley (D-117)
(618) 997-9697
repjohnbradley@mychoice.net

Representative Scott Drury (D-58)
(847) 681-8580
repdrury@gmail.com

Representative Jay Hoffman (D-113)
(618) 416-7407
repjayhoffman@gmail.com

Representative Dwight Kay (R-112)
(618) 307-9200
dwightkay112@gmail.com

Representative Dennis M. Reboletti (R-45)
(630) 628-0045
RepReboletti@gmail.com

Representative Elgie R. Sims, Jr. (D-34)
(773) 783-8800
Repsims34@gmail.com

Representative Brian W. Stewart (R-89)
(815) 232-0774
repstewart@gmail.com

Representative André M. Thapedi (D-32)
(773) 873-4444
rep32district@gmail.com

Representative Jil Tracy (R-94)
(217) 223-0833
jiltracy@jiltracy.com

Representative Arthur Turner (D-9)
(773) 277-4700
arthurt@ilga.gov

Representative Emanuel Chris Welch (D-7)
(708) 450-1000
repwelch@emanuelchriswelch.com

Representative Michael J. Zalewski (D-23)
(708) 442-6500
repzalewski@gmail.com

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