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20 ILCS 1605/16

    (20 ILCS 1605/16) (from Ch. 120, par. 1166)
    Sec. 16. It shall be a Class B misdemeanor to violate this Act or any rule or regulation promulgated thereunder, or knowingly to submit any false information under this Act or rules or regulations adopted thereunder; except that, if any person engages in such offense after one or more prior convictions under this Act, or any law of the United States or of any State relating to gambling or State operated lotteries, he shall be guilty of a Class 4 felony. It shall be the duty of all State and local law enforcement officers to enforce such Act and regulations.
(Source: P.A. 78-3rd S.S.-20.)