Public Act 90-0808
SB1510 Enrolled LRB9011544LDdvA
AN ACT in relation to State revenue.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
Section 5. The Illinois Pull Tabs and Jar Games Act is
amended by changing Section 4 as follows:
(230 ILCS 20/4) (from Ch. 120, par. 1054)
Sec. 4. The conducting of pull tabs and jar games is
subject to the following restrictions:
(1) The entire net proceeds of any pull tabs or jar
games, except as otherwise approved in this Act, must be
exclusively devoted to the lawful purposes of the
organization permitted to conduct such drawings.
(2) No person except a bona fide member or employee of
the sponsoring organization may participate in the management
or operation of such pull tabs or jar games; however, nothing
herein shall conflict with pull tabs and jar games conducted
under the provisions of the Charitable Games Act.
(3) No person may receive any remuneration or profit for
participating in the management or operation of such pull
tabs or jar games; however, nothing herein shall conflict
with pull tabs and jar games conducted under the provisions
of the Charitable Games Act.
(4) The price paid for a single chance or right to
participate in a game licensed under this Act shall not
exceed $2. The aggregate value of all prizes or merchandise
awarded in any single day of pull tabs and jar games shall
not exceed $5,000
$2,250, except that in adjoining counties
having 200,000 to 275,000 inhabitants each, and in counties
which are adjacent to either of such adjoining counties and
are adjacent to total of not more than 2 counties in this
State, the value of all prizes or merchandise awarded may not
exceed $5,000 in a single day.
(5) No person under the age of 18 years shall play or
participate in games under this Act. A person under the age
of 18 years may be within the area where pull tabs and jar
games are being conducted only when accompanied by his parent
(6) Pull tabs and jar games shall be conducted only on
premises owned or occupied by licensed organizations and used
by its members for general activities, or on premises owned
or rented for conducting the game of bingo, or as permitted
in subsection (4) of Section 3.
(Source: P.A. 90-536, eff. 1-1-98.)
Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon