SB 170 was recently introduced and has a long way to go before it becomes law but the details are onerous indeed. Essentially all currently owned magazine fed pistols, rifles, and shotguns would be defined as assault weapons and would need to be registered within 300 days of the law passing, at $25 each. The first 180 days post passage would be for the Illinois State Police to create the program, the remaining 120 days would be the actual registration period. Guns could be left to heirs but the heirs would need to register them within 10 days of possession. Possession of a unregistered gun would be a class 3 felony. Only LEO's would be able to buy "assault weapons" going forward, and they also would have to register them. Imagine a gun store without semi autos? Imagine buying your last 1911? I am a member of the Il state rifle association and know that bills like this get introduced every single session, and that ISRA will fight it tooth and nail, but we have a Anti gun Governor and legislature, so our only hope might be that rural Democratic representatives get enough pressure to vote against it. We need to watch the progress of this bill and rally all our absentee gun owning friends to action.