Illinois: An amendment to a bill would allow removal of guns if no license

California gun protest

The NRA is urging members to oppose Senate Amendment 1 Senate Bill 44. It would allow police to remove guns from those without a valid Firearm Owner Identification card. The NRA seems to be protecting unlicensed dangerous people with guns. Concerned citizens should help support this amendment.

The Bill

👍 Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 44 would allow police authorities to confiscate guns from those not having a valid Firearm Owner Identification card or FOID.
—Tracking Progress: Bold indicates passed—
In the House—>In Committee—>On House Floor—>Passed Chamber
In the Senate
—>In Committee—>On Senate Floor—>Passed Chamber
After Passage—>On Governor’s Desk—>Governor Signed—>Becomes Law


Please make a quick call to the office of your Illinois State Senator. Ask that the Senator support Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 44 to help keep unlicensed people from having guns.

  • To find your representatives and senators, enter your zip code at The League of Women Voters.
  • From the Indivisible Guide 2.0: Coordinated calls. Calls are a light lift, but can have an impact. Organize your local group to barrage your MoCs [legislators] with calls at an opportune moment about and on a specific issue.
  • To leverage the impact – forward this on to another concerned citizen.