Firearms Dealers License Certification Act approved by General Assembly


18 months after Governor J.B. Pritzker signed the Firearms Dealers License Certification Act into law, the General Assembly's Joint Committee on Administrative Rules approved the bill. According to the Journal Gazette and Times-Courier, "the new law requires anyone with a federal firearms license who operates a retail gun store, which does not include gun shows, to also obtain a state certificate and to comply with regulations adopted by the Illinois State Police. Those were to include, among other things, rules on maintaining alarm systems, video surveillance systems and ways to secure the store’s inventory after business hours". Read the rest of the article.