CURRY,JULIE-FEIGENHOLTZ-LAWFER-JOHNSON,TOM-LINDNER AND WINKEL.
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Gambling Referendum Act. Requires an advisory
question to be submitted to the voters of the entire State at the 1998
general election as to whether the General Assembly should expand
legalized gambling in Illinois. The Act is repealed January 1, 1999.
Amends the Election Code to provide that the question submitted to the
voters is not subject to the 3 advisory referenda limitation.
HOME RULE NOTE
HB 640 does preempt home rule authority.
FISCAL NOTE (Ill. Gaming Board)
There would be no costs associated with HB 640 for this Dept.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE
In the opinion of DCCA, HB 640 creates a local organization and
structure mandate which does not require State reimbursement
under the State Mandates Act.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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