Bill Status of SB0620 98th General Assembly
Short Description: VIDEO GAMING-LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Sen. Dave Syverson
| 4/16/2021||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Video Gaming Act. In the definition of "terminal operator", adds to mean the individual, partnership, corporation, or limited liability company is engaged in the occupation of owning, placing, operating, and maintaining video gaming terminals. Provides that a video gaming terminal is not an amusement for purposes of the Illinois Municipal Code and is a gambling device as defined under federal law. Adds that the act of owning, placing, operating, and maintaining video gaming terminals by terminal operators is an occupation upon which home rule municipalities are prohibited from imposing taxes under the Illinois Constitution.