"... Now see if you can find where the IL legislature - while taking the time out from pissing away all our money - went in and wrote remedial legislation/language to clarify what is and what is not a "container" suitable for transporting a firearm. I think you'll find that they made the correction and that it will withstand any court test so long as IL is allowed to prohibit the carrying of concealed weapons. "
Below is the law from the Illinois Compiled Statues as they exist online today. Maybe Mike knows of some other place where the legislature publishes the laws of the state. Mike, if you do, please let us know how the law was changed and whether "container" was defined. Thanks.
"720 ILCS 5/24‑1
Sec. 24‑1. Unlawful Use of Weapons.
(a) A person commits the offense of unlawful use of weapons when he knowingly: ...
(ii) are not immediately accessible; or
(iii) are unloaded and enclosed in a case, firearm carrying box, shipping box, OR OTHER CONTAINER by a person who has been issued a currently valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card." (emphasis (capitalization, italics, color added))