TITLE 11: ALCOHOL, HORSE RACING, LOTTERY, AND VIDEO GAMING
SUBTITLE A: ALCOHOL
CHAPTER I: ILLINOIS LIQUOR CONTROL COMMISSION
PART 100 THE ILLINOIS LIQUOR CONTROL COMMISSION
SECTION 100.325 BOATS/RIVERBOAT GAMING
Section 100.325 Boats/Riverboat Gaming
a) A boat license shall allow the sale of alcoholic liquor in individual drinks on any passenger boat regularly operated as a common carrier on navigable waters in this State or on any riverboat operated under the Riverboat Gambling Act [230 ILCS 10], if the boat or riverboat maintains a public dining room or restaurant. [235 ILCS 5/5-1(g)]
b) The issuance of liquor licenses to navigable boats or to boats licensed under the Riverboat Gambling Act shall be the exclusive right of the Commission.
c) The issuance of liquor licenses to boats permanently attached to a dock or land, except for boats licensed under the Riverboat Gambling Act, shall be subject to local and State dual licensing requirements.
d) The establishment of hours of operation for the sale of alcoholic liquor for boats licensed under the Riverboat Gambling Act shall be the exclusive jurisdiction of the Illinois Gaming Board.
e) All boat liquor license holders, including boats licensed under the Riverboat Gambling Act, shall comply with the Illinois happy hour laws (Section 6-28 of the Act) and Section 100.280, which prohibits any person from giving away alcoholic liquor for a commercial purpose.
(Source: Added at 39 Ill. Reg. 4433, effective March 12, 2015)