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 Bill Status of HB3253  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  LOTTERY-DISASTER RELIEF

House Sponsors
Rep. Keith Farnham - Mike Bost - Lou Lang - Michael W. Tryon - Daniel J. Burke, JoAnn D. Osmond and Jim Sacia

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 1605/2from Ch. 120, par. 1152
20 ILCS 1605/9.1
20 ILCS 1605/20from Ch. 120, par. 1170
20 ILCS 1605/21.9 new
30 ILCS 105/5.826 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Lottery Law. Requires the Department of the Lottery, beginning on January 1, 2014 or as soon thereafter as is practical, to offer a special instant scratch-off game for the benefit of citizens impacted by a disaster or emergency. Requires the net revenue from that game to be deposited into the Disaster Relief Services Fund for appropriation by the General Assembly solely to the Illinois Emergency Management Agency for making grants to assist non-governmental, nonprofit organizations chartered by Congress in planning for, responding to, or assisting citizens recovering from disasters in the State. Authorizes the Department to adopt rules necessary to implement and administer the game. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Disaster Relief Services Fund. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  2/26/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/26/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2013HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Keith Farnham
  3/6/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  3/6/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  3/6/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  3/6/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond
  3/6/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  3/6/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  3/11/2013HouseAssigned to Revenue & Finance Committee
  3/22/2013HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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