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Sec. 15-87. Assault Weapons And Large Capacity Magazines Prohibited; Exceptions:
   (a)   It shall be unlawful to possess, bear, manufacture, sell, transfer, transport, store or keep any assault weapon or large capacity magazine in the Village.
   (b)   The provisions of this section, excluding those pertaining to the manufacture and sale of any assault weapon or large capacity magazine in the Village, do not apply to: 1) any law enforcement officer, agent or employee of any municipality of the State of Illinois, 2) any law enforcement officer, agent or employee of the State of Illinois, of the United States, or of any other state, 3) any member of the military or other service of any state or the United States, including National Guard and Reserves, if the persons described are authorized by a competent authority to so carry an assault weapon loaded on a public way and such person is acting within the scope of his duties or training, or 4) any qualified retired law enforcement officer, as that term is defined in 18 USC section 926C; however, any such assault weapon subject to the aforesaid exceptions under this section shall be safely stored and secured in a locked container or equipped with a tamper-resistant mechanical lock or other safety device properly engaged so as to render such weapon inoperable by any person other than the owner or other lawfully authorized user, or broken down in a nonfunctioning state and not immediately accessible to any person, or 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, except as may otherwise be lawfully provided by the rules, regulations, general orders, ordinances or laws regulating the conduct of any such law enforcement officer, service member or qualified retired law enforcement officer. (Ord. 0-18-19, 6-18-2018)