Governor Pritker Signs FOID Modernization Bill into Law

 

Governor JB Pritzker signed House Bill 562 Monday that expands background checks on all gun sales in Illinois and provides mental health funding for communities most impacted by gun violence, among other measures. House Bill 562 makes sweeping modernizations to the Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) card system. This new does the following:

Expands background checks to all gun sales in Illinois beginning in 2024

Invests in community-based, trauma-informed mental health programs in the communities most impacted by gun violence, among other changes

 

 

 

 

 

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