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Illinois State Police Supports Fingerprints for FOID

Illinois State Police Director Brendan Kelly this week announced support for Senate Bill 1966, a measure that would increase FOID card fees and mandate fingerprinting of new applicants. Under the bill, new applications for FOID cards, as well as renewals, would now...

FOID and Concealed Carry Delays

Illinois FOID card applications and renewals have been taking longer than normal, with some waiting longer than 100 days to receive their FOID. Recent reports show that there are more than 60,000 pending applications for FOID. The Illinois State Police are looking to...

IL FOID Funds Diverted, Rampant Delays Ensue

In the wake of anti-gun activists pushing to increase fees for both FOID and Concealed Carry licensing in IL, the Illinois State Rifle Association and State Representative Keith Wheeler worked with the Legislative Research Unit to find out where the current fees are...

Illinois House Passes Senate Bill 1966

Legislative Alert On May 29th, the Illinois state House of Representatives voted 62-52 to pass Senate Bill 1966. With 5,095 witness slips submitted as OPPONENTS, and 772 submitted as PROPONENTS for SB-1966 (House Amendment 3) this was clearly...

Fingerprint Registry Included in Illinois FOID Fix Bill

Legislation being considered in the Land of Lincoln would require a fingerprint registry in order to obtain an Illinois Firearms Owners Identification card, which would also hike fees by five times and reduce the time for renewal by half of the current valid period....