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6 September 2007

Peoria Journal Star (Illinois) / GateHouse News Service

SPRINGFIELD — Two new state laws concerning firearm owner's identification cards grew out of the aftermath of the April killings of 32 students at Virginia Tech university. One also will extend the valid period of firearm owner's ID cards from five to 10 years and increase the cost from $5 to $10. Gov. Rod Blagojevich signed both bills in recent days. Senate Bill 940 will require hospitals and mental health facilities to report the names of anyone who receives... (

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