Time for Action: 
Gun Dealer Licensing Act, SB 1657
May 12, 2017

FROM:
         Mary Kubusak, President
         Jean Pierce and Hilary Denk, Co-Chairs Issues Committee
Mary Klonowski and Barb Marsh, Issue Specialists , Issues Specialists
 
ACTION NEEDED
Before Tuesday, May 16, please file a witness slip in support of SB 1657, the Gun Dealer Licensing Act which would both license and regulate Gun Dealers in IL.   
 
HOW TO FILE A WITNESS SLIP:
  • Copy and paste this link this into the address bar to file the witness slip directly: http://tinyurl.com/kad3ko5
  • Under Section I, fill in your identification information (under business you can write "N/A", "self", or "ICHV")
  • Under Section II, write "self." 
  • In Section III, select "Proponent"
  • In Section IV, select "Record of Appearance Only." 
  • Check the box to Agree to the terms
WHY IT MATTERS:   
Licensing and regulating gun dealers would help stem the flow of illegal guns, keeping guns out of the hands of criminals.  This law would allow for inspections of gun dealers, background checks of gun dealer employees, as well as video security to prevent theft.  
League of Women Voters of Illinois
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Phone: (312) 939-5935  | Email:  issues@lwvil.org  | website:  www.lwvil.org
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