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New Gun Law Aimed At Clearing FOID Card Backlog

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A new gun law is aimed at helping clear the backlog in issuing Firearm Owners Identification cards. Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill into law Monday that will upgrade how FOID cards are processed and renewed. The provides automatic renewal of FOID cards when a gun owner buys a firearm. When fingerprints are added, FOID cards will last a lifetime.


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