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A friend in Ill. said it was now illegal in Ill. to purchase a full-auto weapon even with a class III stamp license. Has anyone heard this? Thanks.
 

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I am an Indiana resident, but live on the IN/ILL state line with some shooting friends who live on the wrong side of the state line. I believe it has been illegal for Illinois residents to own Class 3 weapons for a very long time.
 

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Sec. 24-1. Unlawful Use of Weapons.

(7) Sells, manufactures, purchases, possesses or carries:

(i) a machine gun, which shall be defined for the purposes of this subsection as any weapon, which shoots, is designed to shoot, or can be readily restored to shoot, automatically more than one shot without manually reloading by a single function of the trigger, including the frame or receiver of any such weapon, or sells, manufactures, purchases, possesses, or carries any combination of parts designed or intended for use in converting any weapon into a machine gun, or any combination or parts from which a machine gun can be assembled if such parts are in the possession or under the control of a person;


Reference: http://www.isp.state.il.us/docs/ptfire.pdf

Hope this helps!

Steve Mace
 
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