As the Illinois General Assembly continues to wrestle with passing concealed carry legislation by their court-imposed deadline, the House bill introduced Wednesday by State Rep. Brandon Phelps (D-Harrisburg) passed a committee vote today. The bill, SB 2193, whizzed through the House Judiciary Committee by a 13-3 vote. The legislation is now headed for a full House vote.
The bill could face opposition, though, as some lawmakers say the legislation is not restrictive enough and limits the power of local governments.
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