Sen. Darin M. LaHood

Filed: 3/18/2015





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1795 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Video Gaming Act is amended by adding
5Section 56 as follows:
6    (230 ILCS 40/56 new)
7    Sec. 56. Food and beverage sales precondition for licensed
9    (a) Beginning on the effective date of this amendatory Act
10of the 99th General Assembly, the Board shall not issue a
11license to any licensed establishment unless, for each of 2
12years prior to applying for a license, the licensed
13establishment generated no less than 80% of its revenue from
14the sale of food or beverages. After a license is issued, each
15licensed establishment must have, at a minimum, 50% of total
16revenue annually from the sale of food or beverages.



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1    (b) Any licensed establishment that was licensed or had an
2application submitted to the Board prior to the effective date
3of this amendatory Act of the 99th General Assembly shall not
4be required to demonstrate that for each of the 2 years prior
5to applying for the licensed establishment generated no less
6than 80% of its revenue from the sale of food or beverages as
7required by subsection (a) of this Section.
8    (c) This Section does not apply to any licensed fraternal
9establishment or a licensed veterans establishment that
10possesses a valid liquor license issued by the Illinois Liquor
11Control Commission in effect at the time of application and at
12all times after.
13    (d) Each licensed establishment shall annually provide the
14Board with a report showing its gross annual sales totals and
15categories, including food and beverage sales. The Board may
16audit this report. If the Board finds that a licensed
17establishment has sales of food and beverages less than the
18levels required by subsection (a) of this Section, the Board
19shall immediately revoke the licensed establishment's