Illinois Gun Issues And A Call For Witness Slips

The Illinois General Assembly uses an interesting means to state your support for or opposition to a bill called Witness Slips. While probably not quite as effective as testifying in person at a hearing, it still allows the citizens of the state to comment on bills.

Illinois Carry sent out an email this weekend regarding gun bills, both good and bad, that need witness slips. So if you live in Illinois, please avail yourself of this opportunity to make your voice heard in Springfield.

Call to Action


Witness Slips Needed





With the 100th General Assembly almost in full swing, the coming week brings several threats to our Second Amendment rights and the hope of advancing those rights, with your help.

Brush off the dust from your keyboards, find those old passwords, and let our legislators know that we remain unified in our support of the Second Amendment!
 

File Witness Slips Now!



Log On to the ILGA Dashboard, Create a New Account, or complete the required fields manually:
I,  IDENTIFICATION: Enter your personal information. Enter “NA” for the Firm/Business or Agency and Title fields unless you are officially representing an organization.
 
II. REPRESENTATION: Enter “Myself” unless representing an organization.
 
III. POSITION: Unless instructed otherwise for a particular bill leave the description field at its default value “Original Bill”. Indicate your position by selecting the “Proponent” or “Opponent” radio button.
 
IV. TESTIMONY: Select the “Record of Appearance Only” radio button.
 
If filing manually, complete the Captcha challenge and agree to the ILGA Terms of Agreement.
 
Then click Create Slip.
Oppose



Support



Witness slips can be tracked here:


HB271 Handgun Ammo Serialize – OPPONENT

HB308 Firearm Transport – PROPONENT

HB329 Concealed Carry Prohibit Place – OPPONENT

HB365 Firearms Military Non-Resident – PROPONENT

HB377 Concealed Carry Business License – PROPONENT

HB413 2nd Amendment Preservation – PROPONENT

HB504 FOID Card Terrorist Watchlist – OPPONENT


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