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New Deadline to Sign Concealed Carry: July 9
New Deadline to Sign Concealed Carry: July 9

The Illinois attorney general’s office says the federal appellate court has given the state an extra 30 days to lift its ban on concealed weapons.

Our news partners at WAND-TV report the court granted Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s request to allow Gov. Pat Quinn more time to review legislation passed last week. However, on issuing its ruling, the court said it would not issue another extension of its mandate past the new deadline of July 9.

Madigan said the Sunday date by which Quinn would have originally had to sign the bill would have shortened the time set in the state constitution to allow Quinn to review legislation.