“Section 1. Shooting Galleries Licensed.] No person shall own, keep or run any shooting gallery or place for target shooting, without first obtaining a license therefor, under a penalty of twenty-five dollars for each offense.
§ 2. Rate of License.] The rate of license for shooting galleries and places for target shooting, shall be, for one year, ten dollars ; and for any shorter period, the sum of fifty cents per day for the number of days covered by the license.
§ 3. Construction of License.] No license shall authorize the firing of any gun or any firearm within the city, in contravention of any ordinance of the city, nor shall it authorize the establishment or keeping of any shooting gallery or place for target practice in any alley of the city, or in, or upon, any uninclosed place, nor shall any such gallery or place for target practice be kept in any alley or uninclosed place within the city, under a penalty of twenty-five dollars.”
1876, Bloomington, IL, Licenses – Division 11, Shooting Galleries, §1-3.
Isaac N. Phillips, The Revised Ordinances of the City of Bloomington, A.D. 1876: Comprising the general ordinances, acts of incorporation, and other laws affecting the City of Bloomington (Bloomington, IL: Leader Steam Printing and Publishing House, 1876), 47. Licenses, Division 11. Shooting Galleries, §1-3.
*The Revised Ordinances does not specify the year in which this law was originally passed.