LIQ CNTRL-HEARING OFFICERS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Provides that the Illinois
Liquor Control Commission may appoint, at the Commission's discretion,
hearing officers. Effective immediately.
FISCAL NOTE (Liquor Control Commission)
There would be no appreciable impact on revenues from HB 5000.
Total estimated cost per hearing would be $965, including costs
of a hearing officer, court reporter and transcript, and
travel. The City of Chicago reports a total of $245,750 in
FY '01 for hearings conducted approximately 4 days per week.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1. (Tabled May 8, 2002)
Provides that the hearing officers may be appointed only to
conduct hearings involving complex issues or issues that will require
a protracted period of time to resolve.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2. (Tabled May 8, 2002)
Adds reference to:
235 ILCS 5/6-11 from Ch. 43, par. 127
Further amends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Authorizes the
issuance of a license to sell alcoholic liquor at retail on certain
premises within 100 feet of a church or school if there was a
preexisting license authorizing the sale of alcoholic liquor at retail
at the premises and if the premises are not located in Chicago.
Authorizes a church or church affiliated school located in a home rule
municipality to locate within 100 feet of a property for which there
is a preexisting license authorizing the sale of alcoholic liquor at
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3.
Combines the original bill and the adopted amendments. Removes
the exemption for the issuance of a new retail liquor license if (i)
immediately prior to the issuance of the license, the occupant of the
premises held a license authorizing the sale of alcoholic liquor at
the premises and (ii) the premises are not located in Chicago.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0813
Last action date: AUG-21-2002
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 2
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