Gov. Rauner Vetoes Gun Dealer Licensing Measure

Gov. Rauner Vetoes Gun Dealer Licensing Measure

This David and Goliath matchup was prompted when Gov. Rauner reneged on his promise to veto an abortion funding bill.

Rauner said in vetoing the measure that it would create "onerous, duplicative bureaucracy that does little to improve public safety". It would have required the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to collect $1,000 from each dealer for a five-year license and for the training of gun shop employees and videotaping of "critical areas" of such businesses. "We have ample proof that such narrowly focused legislative responses make for good political cover, but they do little to stop the illegal flow of guns into IL or prevent people from committing thousands of crimes in our state each year with illegal guns".

Rauner said he supports banning bump stocks. Exemptions to the requirements for big box retailers such as Walmart drew criticism that the bill unfairly targeted small FFLs. On Tuesday, Emanuel called the veto "a slap in the face to crime victims, faith leaders and police".

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"Now I get politics". "But he has a primary responsibility when it comes to everybody here and everybody else when it comes to public safety".

A Republican candidate in the Illinois Primary race for governor made a campaign stop in Cahokia Wednesday, less than a week from election day. The governor's office says the state inspector general has no authority over the toll highway inspector general but Haling would be screened from matters involving the highway if any came before her new office. But the massacre in Parkland and the murder of a Chicago police officer last month spurred the Assembly to act on the measure, which had already cleared the Senate. Illinois-based gun makers, as well as state and national gun rights groups are all working to short-circuit such a move. Rauner has 60 days to take action on it.

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