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Public Act 102-0013


 

Public Act 0013 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY



 


 
Public Act 102-0013
 
SB1360 EnrolledLRB102 11132 SMS 16464 b

    AN ACT concerning gaming.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Illinois Gambling Act is amended by
changing Sections 6 and 7 as follows:
 
    (230 ILCS 10/6)  (from Ch. 120, par. 2406)
    Sec. 6. Application for owners license.
    (a) A qualified person may apply to the Board for an owners
license to conduct a gambling operation as provided in this
Act. The application shall be made on forms provided by the
Board and shall contain such information as the Board
prescribes, including but not limited to the identity of the
riverboat on which such gambling operation is to be conducted,
if applicable, and the exact location where such riverboat or
casino will be located, a certification that the riverboat
will be registered under this Act at all times during which
gambling operations are conducted on board, detailed
information regarding the ownership and management of the
applicant, and detailed personal information regarding the
applicant. Any application for an owners license to be
re-issued on or after June 1, 2003 shall also include the
applicant's license bid in a form prescribed by the Board.
Information provided on the application shall be used as a
basis for a thorough background investigation which the Board
shall conduct with respect to each applicant. An incomplete
application shall be cause for denial of a license by the
Board.
    (a-5) In addition to any other information required under
this Section, each application for an owners license must
include the following information:
        (1) The history and success of the applicant and each
    person and entity disclosed under subsection (c) of this
    Section in developing tourism facilities ancillary to
    gaming, if applicable.
        (2) The likelihood that granting a license to the
    applicant will lead to the creation of quality, living
    wage jobs and permanent, full-time jobs for residents of
    the State and residents of the unit of local government
    that is designated as the home dock of the proposed
    facility where gambling is to be conducted by the
    applicant.
        (3) The projected number of jobs that would be created
    if the license is granted and the projected number of new
    employees at the proposed facility where gambling is to be
    conducted by the applicant.
        (4) The record, if any, of the applicant and its
    developer in meeting commitments to local agencies,
    community-based organizations, and employees at other
    locations where the applicant or its developer has
    performed similar functions as they would perform if the
    applicant were granted a license.
        (5) Identification of adverse effects that might be
    caused by the proposed facility where gambling is to be
    conducted by the applicant, including the costs of meeting
    increased demand for public health care, child care,
    public transportation, affordable housing, and social
    services, and a plan to mitigate those adverse effects.
        (6) The record, if any, of the applicant and its
    developer regarding compliance with:
            (A) federal, state, and local discrimination, wage
        and hour, disability, and occupational and
        environmental health and safety laws; and
            (B) state and local labor relations and employment
        laws.
        (7) The applicant's record, if any, in dealing with
    its employees and their representatives at other
    locations.
        (8) A plan concerning the utilization of
    minority-owned and women-owned businesses and concerning
    the hiring of minorities and women.
        (9) Evidence the applicant used its best efforts to
    reach a goal of 25% ownership representation by minority
    persons and 5% ownership representation by women.
        (10) Evidence the applicant has entered into a fully
    executed project labor agreement with the applicable local
    building trades council. For any pending application
    before the Board on the effective date of this amendatory
    Act of the 102nd General Assembly, the applicant shall
    submit evidence complying with this paragraph within 30
    days after the effective date of this amendatory Act of
    the 102nd General Assembly. The Board shall not award any
    pending applications until the applicant has submitted
    this information.
    (b) Applicants shall submit with their application all
documents, resolutions, and letters of support from the
governing body that represents the municipality or county
wherein the licensee will be located.
    (c) Each applicant shall disclose the identity of every
person or entity having a greater than 1% direct or indirect
pecuniary interest in the gambling operation with respect to
which the license is sought. If the disclosed entity is a
trust, the application shall disclose the names and addresses
of all beneficiaries; if a corporation, the names and
addresses of all stockholders and directors; if a partnership,
the names and addresses of all partners, both general and
limited.
    (d) An application shall be filed and considered in
accordance with the rules of the Board. Each application shall
be accompanied by a nonrefundable application fee of $250,000.
In addition, a nonrefundable fee of $50,000 shall be paid at
the time of filing to defray the costs associated with the
background investigation conducted by the Board. If the costs
of the investigation exceed $50,000, the applicant shall pay
the additional amount to the Board within 7 days after
requested by the Board. If the costs of the investigation are
less than $50,000, the applicant shall receive a refund of the
remaining amount. All information, records, interviews,
reports, statements, memoranda or other data supplied to or
used by the Board in the course of its review or investigation
of an application for a license or a renewal under this Act
shall be privileged, strictly confidential and shall be used
only for the purpose of evaluating an applicant for a license
or a renewal. Such information, records, interviews, reports,
statements, memoranda or other data shall not be admissible as
evidence, nor discoverable in any action of any kind in any
court or before any tribunal, board, agency or person, except
for any action deemed necessary by the Board. The application
fee shall be deposited into the State Gaming Fund.
    (e) The Board shall charge each applicant a fee set by the
Department of State Police to defray the costs associated with
the search and classification of fingerprints obtained by the
Board with respect to the applicant's application. These fees
shall be paid into the State Police Services Fund. In order to
expedite the application process, the Board may establish
rules allowing applicants to acquire criminal background
checks and financial integrity reviews as part of the initial
application process from a list of vendors approved by the
Board.
    (f) The licensed owner shall be the person primarily
responsible for the boat or casino itself. Only one gambling
operation may be authorized by the Board on any riverboat or in
any casino. The applicant must identify the riverboat or
premises it intends to use and certify that the riverboat or
premises: (1) has the authorized capacity required in this
Act; (2) is accessible to persons with disabilities; and (3)
is fully registered and licensed in accordance with any
applicable laws.
    (g) A person who knowingly makes a false statement on an
application is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 101-31, eff. 6-28-19.)
 
    (230 ILCS 10/7)  (from Ch. 120, par. 2407)
    Sec. 7. Owners licenses.
    (a) The Board shall issue owners licenses to persons or
entities that apply for such licenses upon payment to the
Board of the non-refundable license fee as provided in
subsection (e) or (e-5) and upon a determination by the Board
that the applicant is eligible for an owners license pursuant
to this Act and the rules of the Board. From December 15, 2008
(the effective date of Public Act 95-1008) this amendatory Act
of the 95th General Assembly until (i) 3 years after December
15, 2008 (the effective date of Public Act 95-1008) this
amendatory Act of the 95th General Assembly, (ii) the date any
organization licensee begins to operate a slot machine or
video game of chance under the Illinois Horse Racing Act of
1975 or this Act, (iii) the date that payments begin under
subsection (c-5) of Section 13 of this Act, (iv) the wagering
tax imposed under Section 13 of this Act is increased by law to
reflect a tax rate that is at least as stringent or more
stringent than the tax rate contained in subsection (a-3) of
Section 13, or (v) when an owners licensee holding a license
issued pursuant to Section 7.1 of this Act begins conducting
gaming, whichever occurs first, as a condition of licensure
and as an alternative source of payment for those funds
payable under subsection (c-5) of Section 13 of this Act, any
owners licensee that holds or receives its owners license on
or after May 26, 2006 (the effective date of Public Act 94-804)
this amendatory Act of the 94th General Assembly, other than
an owners licensee operating a riverboat with adjusted gross
receipts in calendar year 2004 of less than $200,000,000, must
pay into the Horse Racing Equity Trust Fund, in addition to any
other payments required under this Act, an amount equal to 3%
of the adjusted gross receipts received by the owners
licensee. The payments required under this Section shall be
made by the owners licensee to the State Treasurer no later
than 3:00 o'clock p.m. of the day after the day when the
adjusted gross receipts were received by the owners licensee.
A person or entity is ineligible to receive an owners license
if:
        (1) the person has been convicted of a felony under
    the laws of this State, any other state, or the United
    States;
        (2) the person has been convicted of any violation of
    Article 28 of the Criminal Code of 1961 or the Criminal
    Code of 2012, or substantially similar laws of any other
    jurisdiction;
        (3) the person has submitted an application for a
    license under this Act which contains false information;
        (4) the person is a member of the Board;
        (5) a person defined in (1), (2), (3), or (4) is an
    officer, director, or managerial employee of the entity;
        (6) the entity employs a person defined in (1), (2),
    (3), or (4) who participates in the management or
    operation of gambling operations authorized under this
    Act;
        (7) (blank); or
        (8) a license of the person or entity issued under
    this Act, or a license to own or operate gambling
    facilities in any other jurisdiction, has been revoked.
    The Board is expressly prohibited from making changes to
the requirement that licensees make payment into the Horse
Racing Equity Trust Fund without the express authority of the
Illinois General Assembly and making any other rule to
implement or interpret Public Act 95-1008 this amendatory Act
of the 95th General Assembly. For the purposes of this
paragraph, "rules" is given the meaning given to that term in
Section 1-70 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act.
    (b) In determining whether to grant an owners license to
an applicant, the Board shall consider:
        (1) the character, reputation, experience, and
    financial integrity of the applicants and of any other or
    separate person that either:
            (A) controls, directly or indirectly, such
        applicant; , or
            (B) is controlled, directly or indirectly, by such
        applicant or by a person which controls, directly or
        indirectly, such applicant;
        (2) the facilities or proposed facilities for the
    conduct of gambling;
        (3) the highest prospective total revenue to be
    derived by the State from the conduct of gambling;
        (4) the extent to which the ownership of the applicant
    reflects the diversity of the State by including minority
    persons, women, and persons with a disability and the good
    faith affirmative action plan of each applicant to
    recruit, train and upgrade minority persons, women, and
    persons with a disability in all employment
    classifications; the Board shall further consider granting
    an owners license and giving preference to an applicant
    under this Section to applicants in which minority persons
    and women hold ownership interest of at least 16% and 4%,
    respectively; .
        (4.5) the extent to which the ownership of the
    applicant includes veterans of service in the armed forces
    of the United States, and the good faith affirmative
    action plan of each applicant to recruit, train, and
    upgrade veterans of service in the armed forces of the
    United States in all employment classifications;
        (5) the financial ability of the applicant to purchase
    and maintain adequate liability and casualty insurance;
        (6) whether the applicant has adequate capitalization
    to provide and maintain, for the duration of a license, a
    riverboat or casino;
        (7) the extent to which the applicant exceeds or meets
    other standards for the issuance of an owners license
    which the Board may adopt by rule;
        (8) the amount of the applicant's license bid;
        (9) the extent to which the applicant or the proposed
    host municipality plans to enter into revenue sharing
    agreements with communities other than the host
    municipality; and
        (10) the extent to which the ownership of an applicant
    includes the most qualified number of minority persons,
    women, and persons with a disability; and .
        (11) whether the applicant has entered into a fully
    executed construction project labor agreement with the
    applicable local building trades council.
    (c) Each owners license shall specify the place where the
casino shall operate or the riverboat shall operate and dock.
    (d) Each applicant shall submit with his or her
application, on forms provided by the Board, 2 sets of his or
her fingerprints.
    (e) In addition to any licenses authorized under
subsection (e-5) of this Section, the Board may issue up to 10
licenses authorizing the holders of such licenses to own
riverboats. In the application for an owners license, the
applicant shall state the dock at which the riverboat is based
and the water on which the riverboat will be located. The Board
shall issue 5 licenses to become effective not earlier than
January 1, 1991. Three of such licenses shall authorize
riverboat gambling on the Mississippi River, or, with approval
by the municipality in which the riverboat was docked on
August 7, 2003 and with Board approval, be authorized to
relocate to a new location, in a municipality that (1) borders
on the Mississippi River or is within 5 miles of the city
limits of a municipality that borders on the Mississippi River
and (2) on August 7, 2003, had a riverboat conducting
riverboat gambling operations pursuant to a license issued
under this Act; one of which shall authorize riverboat
gambling from a home dock in the city of East St. Louis; and
one of which shall authorize riverboat gambling from a home
dock in the City of Alton. One other license shall authorize
riverboat gambling on the Illinois River in the City of East
Peoria or, with Board approval, shall authorize land-based
gambling operations anywhere within the corporate limits of
the City of Peoria. The Board shall issue one additional
license to become effective not earlier than March 1, 1992,
which shall authorize riverboat gambling on the Des Plaines
River in Will County. The Board may issue 4 additional
licenses to become effective not earlier than March 1, 1992.
In determining the water upon which riverboats will operate,
the Board shall consider the economic benefit which riverboat
gambling confers on the State, and shall seek to assure that
all regions of the State share in the economic benefits of
riverboat gambling.
    In granting all licenses, the Board may give favorable
consideration to economically depressed areas of the State, to
applicants presenting plans which provide for significant
economic development over a large geographic area, and to
applicants who currently operate non-gambling riverboats in
Illinois. The Board shall review all applications for owners
licenses, and shall inform each applicant of the Board's
decision. The Board may grant an owners license to an
applicant that has not submitted the highest license bid, but
if it does not select the highest bidder, the Board shall issue
a written decision explaining why another applicant was
selected and identifying the factors set forth in this Section
that favored the winning bidder. The fee for issuance or
renewal of a license pursuant to this subsection (e) shall be
$250,000.
    (e-5) In addition to licenses authorized under subsection
(e) of this Section:
        (1) the Board may issue one owners license authorizing
    the conduct of casino gambling in the City of Chicago;
        (2) the Board may issue one owners license authorizing
    the conduct of riverboat gambling in the City of Danville;
        (3) the Board may issue one owners license authorizing
    the conduct of riverboat gambling in the City of Waukegan;
        (4) the Board may issue one owners license authorizing
    the conduct of riverboat gambling in the City of Rockford;
        (5) the Board may issue one owners license authorizing
    the conduct of riverboat gambling in a municipality that
    is wholly or partially located in one of the following
    townships of Cook County: Bloom, Bremen, Calumet, Rich,
    Thornton, or Worth Township; and
        (6) the Board may issue one owners license authorizing
    the conduct of riverboat gambling in the unincorporated
    area of Williamson County adjacent to the Big Muddy River.
    Except for the license authorized under paragraph (1),
each application for a license pursuant to this subsection
(e-5) shall be submitted to the Board no later than 120 days
after June 28, 2019 (the effective date of Public Act 101-31).
All applications for a license under this subsection (e-5)
shall include the nonrefundable application fee and the
nonrefundable background investigation fee as provided in
subsection (d) of Section 6 of this Act. In the event that an
applicant submits an application for a license pursuant to
this subsection (e-5) prior to June 28, 2019 (the effective
date of Public Act 101-31), such applicant shall submit the
nonrefundable application fee and background investigation fee
as provided in subsection (d) of Section 6 of this Act no later
than 6 months after June 28, 2019 (the effective date of Public
Act 101-31).
    The Board shall consider issuing a license pursuant to
paragraphs (1) through (6) of this subsection only after the
corporate authority of the municipality or the county board of
the county in which the riverboat or casino shall be located
has certified to the Board the following:
        (i) that the applicant has negotiated with the
    corporate authority or county board in good faith;
        (ii) that the applicant and the corporate authority or
    county board have mutually agreed on the permanent
    location of the riverboat or casino;
        (iii) that the applicant and the corporate authority
    or county board have mutually agreed on the temporary
    location of the riverboat or casino;
        (iv) that the applicant and the corporate authority or
    the county board have mutually agreed on the percentage of
    revenues that will be shared with the municipality or
    county, if any;
        (v) that the applicant and the corporate authority or
    county board have mutually agreed on any zoning,
    licensing, public health, or other issues that are within
    the jurisdiction of the municipality or county;
        (vi) that the corporate authority or county board has
    passed a resolution or ordinance in support of the
    riverboat or casino in the municipality or county;
        (vii) the applicant for a license under paragraph (1)
    has made a public presentation concerning its casino
    proposal; and
        (viii) the applicant for a license under paragraph (1)
    has prepared a summary of its casino proposal and such
    summary has been posted on a public website of the
    municipality or the county.
    At least 7 days before the corporate authority of a
municipality or county board of the county submits a
certification to the Board concerning items (i) through (viii)
of this subsection, it shall hold a public hearing to discuss
items (i) through (viii), as well as any other details
concerning the proposed riverboat or casino in the
municipality or county. The corporate authority or county
board must subsequently memorialize the details concerning the
proposed riverboat or casino in a resolution that must be
adopted by a majority of the corporate authority or county
board before any certification is sent to the Board. The Board
shall not alter, amend, change, or otherwise interfere with
any agreement between the applicant and the corporate
authority of the municipality or county board of the county
regarding the location of any temporary or permanent facility.
    In addition, within 10 days after June 28, 2019 (the
effective date of Public Act 101-31), the Board, with consent
and at the expense of the City of Chicago, shall select and
retain the services of a nationally recognized casino gaming
feasibility consultant. Within 45 days after June 28, 2019
(the effective date of Public Act 101-31), the consultant
shall prepare and deliver to the Board a study concerning the
feasibility of, and the ability to finance, a casino in the
City of Chicago. The feasibility study shall be delivered to
the Mayor of the City of Chicago, the Governor, the President
of the Senate, and the Speaker of the House of
Representatives. Ninety days after receipt of the feasibility
study, the Board shall make a determination, based on the
results of the feasibility study, whether to recommend to the
General Assembly that the terms of the license under paragraph
(1) of this subsection (e-5) should be modified. The Board may
begin accepting applications for the owners license under
paragraph (1) of this subsection (e-5) upon the determination
to issue such an owners license.
    In addition, prior to the Board issuing the owners license
authorized under paragraph (4) of subsection (e-5), an impact
study shall be completed to determine what location in the
city will provide the greater impact to the region, including
the creation of jobs and the generation of tax revenue.
    (e-10) The licenses authorized under subsection (e-5) of
this Section shall be issued within 12 months after the date
the license application is submitted. If the Board does not
issue the licenses within that time period, then the Board
shall give a written explanation to the applicant as to why it
has not reached a determination and when it reasonably expects
to make a determination. The fee for the issuance or renewal of
a license issued pursuant to this subsection (e-10) shall be
$250,000. Additionally, a licensee located outside of Cook
County shall pay a minimum initial fee of $17,500 per gaming
position, and a licensee located in Cook County shall pay a
minimum initial fee of $30,000 per gaming position. The
initial fees payable under this subsection (e-10) shall be
deposited into the Rebuild Illinois Projects Fund. If at any
point after June 1, 2020 there are no pending applications for
a license under subsection (e-5) and not all licenses
authorized under subsection (e-5) have been issued, then the
Board shall reopen the license application process for those
licenses authorized under subsection (e-5) that have not been
issued. The Board shall follow the licensing process provided
in subsection (e-5) with all time frames tied to the last date
of a final order issued by the Board under subsection (e-5)
rather than the effective date of the amendatory Act.
    (e-15) Each licensee of a license authorized under
subsection (e-5) of this Section shall make a reconciliation
payment 3 years after the date the licensee begins operating
in an amount equal to 75% of the adjusted gross receipts for
the most lucrative 12-month period of operations, minus an
amount equal to the initial payment per gaming position paid
by the specific licensee. Each licensee shall pay a
$15,000,000 reconciliation fee upon issuance of an owners
license. If this calculation results in a negative amount,
then the licensee is not entitled to any reimbursement of fees
previously paid. This reconciliation payment may be made in
installments over a period of no more than 6 years.
    All payments by licensees under this subsection (e-15)
shall be deposited into the Rebuild Illinois Projects Fund.
    (e-20) In addition to any other revocation powers granted
to the Board under this Act, the Board may revoke the owners
license of a licensee which fails to begin conducting gambling
within 15 months of receipt of the Board's approval of the
application if the Board determines that license revocation is
in the best interests of the State.
    (f) The first 10 owners licenses issued under this Act
shall permit the holder to own up to 2 riverboats and equipment
thereon for a period of 3 years after the effective date of the
license. Holders of the first 10 owners licenses must pay the
annual license fee for each of the 3 years during which they
are authorized to own riverboats.
    (g) Upon the termination, expiration, or revocation of
each of the first 10 licenses, which shall be issued for a
3-year period, all licenses are renewable annually upon
payment of the fee and a determination by the Board that the
licensee continues to meet all of the requirements of this Act
and the Board's rules. However, for licenses renewed on or
after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 102nd
General Assembly May 1, 1998, renewal shall be for a period of
4 years, unless the Board sets a shorter period.
    (h) An owners license, except for an owners license issued
under subsection (e-5) of this Section, shall entitle the
licensee to own up to 2 riverboats.
    An owners licensee of a casino or riverboat that is
located in the City of Chicago pursuant to paragraph (1) of
subsection (e-5) of this Section shall limit the number of
gaming positions to 4,000 for such owner. An owners licensee
authorized under subsection (e) or paragraph (2), (3), (4), or
(5) of subsection (e-5) of this Section shall limit the number
of gaming positions to 2,000 for any such owners license. An
owners licensee authorized under paragraph (6) of subsection
(e-5) of this Section shall limit the number of gaming
positions to 1,200 for such owner. The initial fee for each
gaming position obtained on or after June 28, 2019 (the
effective date of Public Act 101-31) shall be a minimum of
$17,500 for licensees not located in Cook County and a minimum
of $30,000 for licensees located in Cook County, in addition
to the reconciliation payment, as set forth in subsection
(e-15) of this Section. The fees under this subsection (h)
shall be deposited into the Rebuild Illinois Projects Fund.
The fees under this subsection (h) that are paid by an owners
licensee authorized under subsection (e) shall be paid by July
1, 2021.
    Each owners licensee under subsection (e) of this Section
shall reserve its gaming positions within 30 days after June
28, 2019 (the effective date of Public Act 101-31). The Board
may grant an extension to this 30-day period, provided that
the owners licensee submits a written request and explanation
as to why it is unable to reserve its positions within the
30-day period.
    Each owners licensee under subsection (e-5) of this
Section shall reserve its gaming positions within 30 days
after issuance of its owners license. The Board may grant an
extension to this 30-day period, provided that the owners
licensee submits a written request and explanation as to why
it is unable to reserve its positions within the 30-day
period.
    A licensee may operate both of its riverboats
concurrently, provided that the total number of gaming
positions on both riverboats does not exceed the limit
established pursuant to this subsection. Riverboats licensed
to operate on the Mississippi River and the Illinois River
south of Marshall County shall have an authorized capacity of
at least 500 persons. Any other riverboat licensed under this
Act shall have an authorized capacity of at least 400 persons.
    (h-5) An owners licensee who conducted gambling operations
prior to January 1, 2012 and obtains positions pursuant to
Public Act 101-31 shall make a reconciliation payment 3 years
after any additional gaming positions begin operating in an
amount equal to 75% of the owners licensee's average gross
receipts for the most lucrative 12-month period of operations
minus an amount equal to the initial fee that the owners
licensee paid per additional gaming position. For purposes of
this subsection (h-5), "average gross receipts" means (i) the
increase in adjusted gross receipts for the most lucrative
12-month period of operations over the adjusted gross receipts
for 2019, multiplied by (ii) the percentage derived by
dividing the number of additional gaming positions that an
owners licensee had obtained by the total number of gaming
positions operated by the owners licensee. If this calculation
results in a negative amount, then the owners licensee is not
entitled to any reimbursement of fees previously paid. This
reconciliation payment may be made in installments over a
period of no more than 6 years. These reconciliation payments
shall be deposited into the Rebuild Illinois Projects Fund.
    (i) A licensed owner is authorized to apply to the Board
for and, if approved therefor, to receive all licenses from
the Board necessary for the operation of a riverboat or
casino, including a liquor license, a license to prepare and
serve food for human consumption, and other necessary
licenses. All use, occupation, and excise taxes which apply to
the sale of food and beverages in this State and all taxes
imposed on the sale or use of tangible personal property apply
to such sales aboard the riverboat or in the casino.
    (j) The Board may issue or re-issue a license authorizing
a riverboat to dock in a municipality or approve a relocation
under Section 11.2 only if, prior to the issuance or
re-issuance of the license or approval, the governing body of
the municipality in which the riverboat will dock has by a
majority vote approved the docking of riverboats in the
municipality. The Board may issue or re-issue a license
authorizing a riverboat to dock in areas of a county outside
any municipality or approve a relocation under Section 11.2
only if, prior to the issuance or re-issuance of the license or
approval, the governing body of the county has by a majority
vote approved of the docking of riverboats within such areas.
    (k) An owners licensee may conduct land-based gambling
operations upon approval by the Board and payment of a fee of
$250,000, which shall be deposited into the State Gaming Fund.
    (l) An owners licensee may conduct gaming at a temporary
facility pending the construction of a permanent facility or
the remodeling or relocation of an existing facility to
accommodate gaming participants for up to 24 months after the
temporary facility begins to conduct gaming. Upon request by
an owners licensee and upon a showing of good cause by the
owners licensee, the Board shall extend the period during
which the licensee may conduct gaming at a temporary facility
by up to 12 months. The Board shall make rules concerning the
conduct of gaming from temporary facilities.
(Source: P.A. 100-391, eff. 8-25-17; 100-1152, eff. 12-14-18;
101-31, eff. 6-28-19; 101-648, eff. 6-30-20; revised 8-19-20.)
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 06/10/2021