This is from the Illinois Rifle Association.
We appreciate the Governor's prompt action on SB 836. This bill takes effect immediately. The State Police will begin implementing SB 836 on Monday, July 13, 2015.
SB 836 contains the following changes:
Firearms Concealed Carry Act:
Limits the waiver of privacy rights regarding the concealed carry application to only those records pertinent to obtaining a concealed carry license.
Clarifies that if a concealed carry licensee presents their ICCL during a law enforcement investigative stop that it is presumed they are carrying a firearm.
Clarifies the definition of a "mental disability" as it pertains to persons seeking a concealed carry license.
Eliminates the requirement that a licensee unload his or her firearm when storing or retrieving a firearm from the trunk of their vehicle.
Provides that Emergency Service personnel may ask anyone lawfully carrying a firearm to secure the firearm for the duration of the contact.
Changes mental health reporting requirements.
Policeman is saved from more serious injury or possible death when a witness came to help! According to the report in News Channel 9 in Oklahoma,
According to a report, that's when a witness nearby charged up with his weapon drawn and told Jermaine he would shoot him if he did not stop hitting Eller. That heroic witness has not been identified.
It is very important for our citizens to have the ability to defend themselves and others.