SB 1657 is the Gun Dealer Licensing Act sponsored by Rep. Kathleen Willis and Sen. Don Harmon. The act will give Illinois the ability to encourage better business practices among gun dealers and hold corrupt gun dealers accountable. SB 1657 will help curb a major source of illegally trafficked firearms from entering our communities.
BILL PASSED the Illinois House on February 28, 2018 by a vote 64-52. You can see how your representative voted. SB 1657 was vetoed by the Governor on March 13, 2018. It is now pending in the senate for a veto override.