90th General Assembly
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CREATE-STATE GAMING ACT                                                    

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates the State Gaming Act.  Contains a short title only.            
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          New Act                                                              
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          230 ILCS 10/7                   from Ch. 120, par. 2407              
        Deletes  everything  after  the  enacting  clause.   Amends   the      
   Riverboat  Gambling Act. Changes the license renewal period for owners      
   licenses to 4 years.                                                        
          FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Ill. Gaming Bd.)                                
          SB 493, amended by H-am 1 would have minimal, if any fiscal im-      
          pact on the State of Illinois.                                       
        CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 1. (Adopted in Senate only)            
        Recommends that the House recede from H-am 1.                          
        Recommends that the bill be further amended as follows:                
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          230 ILCS 10/Act title                                                
          230 ILCS 10/3.5 new                                                  
          230 ILCS 10/4                   from Ch. 120, par. 2404              
          230 ILCS 10/5                   from Ch. 120, par. 2405              
          230 ILCS 10/6                   from Ch. 120, par. 2406              
          230 ILCS 10/11                  from Ch. 120, par. 2411              
          230 ILCS 10/11.2 new                                                 
          230 ILCS 10/12                  from Ch. 120, par. 2412              
          230 ILCS 10/18                  from Ch. 120, par. 2418              
        Deletes everything. Amends the Riverboat Gambling Act. Authorizes      
   a licensee to conduct dockside gambling on its riverboats  while  they      
   are   moored.  Authorizes  a  licensee  to  conduct  gambling  without      
   conducting  cruises  if  approved  by  referendum  by  the  home  dock      
   municipality or county of the licensee. Removes  certain  geographical      
   limitations  on  the  home  dock  locations of riverboats.  Authorizes      
   riverboat home dock relocation.    Provides  that  riverboat  licenses      
   shall be renewed for periods of 4 years, unless the Board sets shorter      
   periods.  Effective June 1, 1998.                                           
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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