Rejected Concealed Carry Applicants Can Now Appeal

Illinois State Police file emergency amendments to Firearm Concealed Carry Act

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    The Illinois State Police have filed emergency amendment to the Firearm Concealed Carry Act that provides an appeal process for rejected applicants.

    A rejected applicant will receive a notice of the objection from the Concealed Carry License Review Board, including the reason why it was denied.

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    The applicant has 10 days to provide evidence to prove their eligibility.

    An NBC 5 report last month discovered that county officials have objected to more than 2,600 concealed carry applications this year because the person is believed to be potentially dangerous, but two-thirds of those applications are still going through.

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