IL CCW Permit - Local vs State Laws

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Why is this so confusing? Only the state can make laws regulating handguns if you are a valid FOID or CCL holder.

Straight from the USCCA ILLINOIS CONCEALED CARRY RECIPROCITY MAP & GUN LAWS

Magazine Limit for Handguns?
“No. Although local municipalities imposed magazine limits in the past, the state now has preemption for all handgun laws and has no magazine limits.”

Preemption?
"Yes. The regulation, licensing, possession, registration, and transportation of handguns and ammunition for handguns by concealed handgun licensees are exclusive powers and functions of the State. Any ordinance or regulation, or portion thereof that purports to impose regulations or restrictions on licensees or handguns and ammunition for handguns shall be invalid in its application to licensees.

Local municipalities can regulate:

Individuals who do not possess a valid FOID card or CCL;
Firearms other than handguns; and
Matters related to the sale, purchase and storage of all firearms."

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