Illinois FOID card backlog addressed in bipartisan invoice

Soon after Firearms Entrepreneurs Identification card and concealed carry license applications backed up in excess of the past year, lawmakers are generating an work to tackle the delay and make the renewal method additional economical with aid from Illinois State Police Director Brendan Kelly. 

“The ISP is requesting legislation to consolidate the FOID and CCL card into a one card,” Kelly explained at a Wednesday press meeting. 

If handed, Dwelling Bill 745 and Senate Bill 1165 would make it possible for FOID and concealed have cards to be renewed at the exact time to make the procedure quicker and less complicated for the point out law enforcement. It would also deliver a way for the card to be immediately renewed. 

Point out Sen. Dave Koehler, D-Peoria, explained this would “modernize the FOID card.” It would also allow for the card to be digital.