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File #: 22-0324    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Amendment Status: Committee Report
File created: 7/1/2022 In control: Law Enforcement Committee
On agenda: 7/26/2022 Final action: 9/20/2022
Title: PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners, Title 3 - POLICE REGULATIONS, Chapter 3 - MISCELLANEOUS MISCONDUCT, Section 6 - WEAPONS of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Code of Ordinances is repealed in its entirety and the following Code is substituted in its place:?? 3-3-6: - WEAPONS. A. Firearms Possession: 1. General. ?Except as provided in Section 3-3-6(B) below, no unauthorized person shall enter into or upon any preserve carrying a revolver, pistol, shotgun, rifle or any other firearm of any kind. 2. Concealed Weapons.??Except as provided in Section 3-3-6(B) below, no unauthorized person shall carry or wear under their clothes, or concealed about their person, any pistol, revolver, derringer, bowie knife, dirk knife, or dirk razor, dagger, slingshot, metallic knuckles or other dangerous or deadly weapon in or upon any preserve. 3. Prohibited Places. ?Except as provided in Section 3-3-6(B) ...
Sponsors: TONI PRECKWINKLE (President)
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PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners, Title 3 - POLICE REGULATIONS, Chapter 3 - MISCELLANEOUS MISCONDUCT, Section 6 - WEAPONS of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Code of Ordinances is repealed in its entirety and the following Code is substituted in its place:??

3-3-6: - WEAPONS.
A. Firearms Possession:
1. General. ?Except as provided in Section 3-3-6(B) below, no unauthorized person shall enter into or upon any preserve carrying a revolver, pistol, shotgun, rifle or any other firearm of any kind.

2. Concealed Weapons.??Except as provided in Section 3-3-6(B) below, no unauthorized person shall carry or wear under their clothes, or concealed about their person, any pistol, revolver, derringer, bowie knife, dirk knife, or dirk razor, dagger, slingshot, metallic knuckles or other dangerous or deadly weapon in or upon any preserve.

3. Prohibited Places. ?Except as provided in Section 3-3-6(B) below, no unauthorized person shall carry a concealed firearm in the following areas of the District:

i. any playground or Nature Play Areas;

ii. any building or portion of any building under the control of the District;

iii. any public gathering or special event conducted on property open to the public that requires the issuance of a permit from the District, provided this prohibition shall not apply to a valid concealed carry licensee who must walk through a public gathering in order to access their residence, place of business, or vehicle;

iv. any zipline, adventure course, or amusement park on District property;

v. any building, real property, or parking area under the control of a zoo or museum on District property;

vi. any building under control of a private party on property owned by the District so long as authorized signage is conspicuously posted pursuant to 430 ILCS 66/65(d).

4. Intoxication. No person may carry a concealed weapon about their person on Distri...

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