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 Bill Status of HB5037  101st General Assembly

Short Description:  GAMING-IL GAMING BOARD

House Sponsors
Rep. Robert Rita

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
230 ILCS 10/5.1from Ch. 120, par. 2405.1
230 ILCS 10/7from Ch. 120, par. 2407
230 ILCS 10/7.6
230 ILCS 10/7.7
230 ILCS 10/8from Ch. 120, par. 2408
230 ILCS 40/15
230 ILCS 40/80

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Gambling Act. Makes changes to the information the Illinois Gaming Board requires from applicants and licensees. Provides that a qualifying owners licensee may obtain up to the maximum of 2,000 additional gaming positions at any time. Provides that payment for additional gaming positions may be made on a monthly basis, subject to payment schedules specified by the Board. Removes language requiring an owners licensee to reserve gaming positions within 30 days of the effective date of Public Act 101-31, with a 30-day extension approved by the Board. Provides that the Board shall file its report concerning the business enterprise program no later than July 1 of each year (rather than March 1). Provides that an applicant for a suppliers license that holds a specified license under the Video Gaming Act shall not be subject to additional Board investigations as a condition for licensure, except by vote of the Board. Makes conforming changes in and further amends the Video Gaming Act. Allows the Board to impose a fee to an establishment authorized to conduct video gaming under the Act or a terminal operator to cover the costs of operating the central communications system. Makes other changes.

DateChamber Action
  2/13/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robert Rita
  2/18/2020HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/12/2020HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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