(720 ILCS 535/1)
(from Ch. 38, par. 82‑1)
As used in this Act:
(1) "Air rifle" means and includes any air gun, air pistol, spring gun,
spring pistol, B‑B gun, paint ball gun, pellet gun or any implement
that is not a firearm which impels a breakable paint ball containing
washable marking colors or, a pellet constructed of hard plastic, steel,
lead or other hard materials with a force that reasonably is expected to
cause bodily harm.
(2) "Municipalities" include cities, villages, incorporated towns and
(3) "Dealer" means any person, copartnership, association or corporation
engaged in the business of selling at retail or renting any of the articles
included in the definition of "air rifle".
(Source: P.A. 86‑349.)