The second 30-day extension would allow Madigan’s busy staff to continue researching the issues that could be part of a possible appeal.
Tazewell County prosecutor Stewart Umholtz will not prosecute concealed carry.
The decisions by some legal officials in Illinois come in the wake of a U.S. Court of Appeals decision that requires Illinois lawmakers to create concealed-carry legislation awaiting Gov. Quinn’s signature.
Mike Kreke says he agrees with Madison County State’s Attorney’s position, spells out what he’s told his deputies in regards to arrests for concealed carry weapons possession by the public.
The Chicago Democrat told reporters that he’s reviewing the bill. Gov. Quinn is facing a Sunday deadline set by a federal appeals court.
State Sen. Kwame Raoul (D-Chicago) says he is working on another compromise which, he says, combines the best of the House bill and a stalled Senate bill.
Gov. Pat Quinn’s office has called the plan a “massive overreach” because it would wipe out all local gun regulations, including Chicago’s ban on assault-style weapons.
The stage is set for a vote on a concealed carry bill. And it’s one that the National Rifle Association does not like.
Lawmakers have until June 9 to craft and pass a concealed carry law, by order of a federal appeals court.
At about 10 a.m. Thursday, May 2, the State of Missouri Data Center “detected repeated and unauthorized attempts” to access the server containing the information.