Bill Seeks To Prevent Further Taxation Of Guns, Ammo

(Springfield, IL) — A lawmaker from the Metro-East is looking to stop local governments from taxing guns and ammunition. State Representative Jerry Costello, a Democrat, filed legislation earlier this month that would stop any additional tax or charge on the materials beyond the regular sales tax and stop any such taxes or charges in place. House Bill 4348 has been referred to the rules committee.