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Full Text of SB3482  102nd General Assembly

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1    AN ACT concerning State government.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The State Fair Act is amended by changing
5Sections 6, 10, and 11.1 as follows:
 
6    (20 ILCS 210/6)  (from Ch. 127, par. 1706)
7    Sec. 6. Policies, procedures, and powers concerning the
8operation of fairs.
9    (a) Policies. The Department shall, pursuant to the
10Illinois Administrative Procedure Act, establish by rule:
11        (1) the policy for the operation of the Illinois State
12    Fair and the DuQuoin State Fair, except those operations
13    regarding contests as provided for in subparagraphs (b)
14    and (c) of this Section, and
15        (2) the policies and procedures for the sale, barter,
16    or exchange of tickets and for ticket refunds for
17    cancelled events.
18    (b) Contests. The Department shall establish and make
19available, for all contestants and other interested persons,
20sufficient copies of a premium book or other publication that
21establishes the kinds and classes of events or exhibits for
22contests at the fairs, the conditions under which contestants
23shall be entered into contests, the qualification and

 

 

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1disqualification requirements of contests, the drug testing
2requirements for contests (if applicable), the premiums to be
3offered to contest winners, the manner in which certificates
4of award shall be distributed and premiums paid to contest
5winners, the penalty for violations of a rule, condition,
6instruction, or directive, and requirements of contests,
7including but not limited to the return of all premiums paid,
8the forfeiture of awards, and the prohibition of participating
9in future contests, and all other rules and requirements for
10contests. These rules, conditions, instructions, directives,
11and requirements shall be exempt from the rulemaking
12procedures of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. All
13such publications issued by the Department that relate to a
14contest, event, or exhibit shall be maintained as a public
15record at the Department's principal office in Springfield,
16Illinois, and made available for public inspection and copying
17during regular business hours.
18    (c) Fees. The Department shall establish and publish for
19the Illinois State Fair and the DuQuoin State Fair a schedule
20of admission fees, entry fees, concession fees, space rentals
21and other fees for activities offered or provided at each
22State Fair. These schedules of fees shall be maintained as a
23public record at the Department's principal office in
24Springfield, Illinois, and made available for public
25inspection and copying during regular business, but shall be
26exempt from the rulemaking procedures of the Illinois

 

 

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1Administrative Procedure Act.
2    (d) Facilities. The Department may negotiate and enter
3into contracts for activities and use of facilities for which
4there is not an established or published schedule. The
5contract criteria shall be established by rule, pursuant to
6the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. The Department may
7lease any of its facilities for activities during the State
8Fair.
9    (e) Advertising. The Illinois State Fair in Springfield
10and the DuQuoin State Fair shall have the power and authority
11to sell or exchange advertising rights in all of its
12publications and printed materials. The sale of advertising
13shall be subject to the rules promulgated by the Department,
14pursuant to the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. All
15income derived from the sale of advertising at the Illinois
16State Fair in Springfield shall be deposited into the Illinois
17State Fair Fund. All income derived from the sale of
18advertising at the DuQuoin State Fair shall be deposited into
19the Agricultural Premium Fund.
20    (f) Veterans. On the day set aside as Veterans Day,
21honorably discharged veterans and members of their families
22shall be admitted without admission charge upon presentation
23of identification of any of the following: honorable discharge
24certificate, or photostatic copy thereof, or a paid up
25membership card in any recognized veterans organization.
26    (g) Government functions. The Governor, Lieutenant

 

 

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1Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, Treasurer,
2Comptroller, President and Minority Leader of the Senate, and
3Minority Leader of the House of Representatives shall be
4afforded space for official governmental functions, without
5charge, during the State Fair and the DuQuoin State Fair.
6(Source: P.A. 102-278, eff. 8-6-21.)
 
7    (20 ILCS 210/10)  (from Ch. 127, par. 1710)
8    Sec. 10. The Department may enter into contracts with
9other government agencies to assist them in the operation of
10each State Fair and the State Fairgrounds as well as the
11requirements set forth in Section 9 of this Act.
12    The Department may cooperate with any other local, State
13or federal agency in the furtherance of the intent of this Act.
14    The Department may receive and use any donation either
15from the private or public sectors which is for betterment of
16each State Fair and the State Fairgrounds.
17    All revenues from the operation and use of any facilities
18of the Illinois State Fair at Springfield, and the Springfield
19State Fairgrounds, the DuQuoin State Fair, and the DuQuoin
20State Fairgrounds shall be deposited in the Illinois State
21Fair Fund. All revenues from the operation and use of any
22facilities of the DuQuoin State Fair and the DuQuoin State
23Fairgrounds shall be deposited into the Agricultural Premium
24Fund. All funds in the Illinois State Fair Fund shall be used
25by the Department of Agriculture in accordance with

 

 

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1appropriation by the General Assembly for operation of the
2Illinois State Fair.
3(Source: P.A. 88-5.)
 
4    (20 ILCS 210/11.1)  (from Ch. 127, par. 1711.1)
5    Sec. 11.1. The Department shall establish and promote
6contests and exhibitions of various classes of livestock to be
7known as the "Land of Lincoln Breeders Awards for Purebred or
8Registered Livestock" and to be conducted at the State Fair at
9Springfield. Only animals bred, born and maintained in
10Illinois and owned and exhibited by Illinois residents shall
11be eligible to participate in such contests and exhibitions;
12however, such animals shall be permitted out of this State for
13a reasonable period of time for showings, exhibitions,
14breeding or reproductive purposes, or medical treatment.
15    An annual appropriation from the Agricultural Premium Fund
16or the Illinois State Fair Fund shall be made for the "Land of
17Lincoln Breeders Awards for Purebred or Registered Livestock".
18The percentage of the appropriation for each class or show of
19livestock shall be set by the Department in premium books.
20These premium books shall be maintained as a public record at
21the Department's principal office in Springfield, Illinois,
22and made available for public inspection and copying during
23regular business hours, but shall be exempt from the
24rulemaking procedures of the Illinois Administrative Procedure
25Act.

 

 

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1(Source: P.A. 93-1055, eff. 11-23-04.)