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 Bill Status of HB0025  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  RIVERBOAT GAMBLING-ADMIN

House Sponsors
Rep. Lou Lang

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr. - Rickey R. Hendon)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
230 ILCS 10/4from Ch. 120, par. 2404
230 ILCS 10/6from Ch. 120, par. 2406
230 ILCS 10/7from Ch. 120, par. 2407
230 ILCS 10/9from Ch. 120, par. 2409
230 ILCS 10/11from Ch. 120, par. 2411
230 ILCS 10/13from Ch. 120, par. 2413
230 ILCS 10/18from Ch. 120, par. 2418


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Riverboat Gambling Act. Provides that applications for owners licenses shall be considered in accordance with the rules of the Illinois Gaming Board (deleting statutory deadlines for filing the applications). Makes changes in provisions concerning the determining factors in the Board's decision in granting owners licenses. Makes changes concerning the criteria for an occupational license. Provides that excursion cruises shall not exceed 4 hours for a round trip, but that the Board may grant express approval for an extended cruise on a case-by-case basis. Provides exceptions to the requirement that gambling equipment and supplies must be purchased or leased only from suppliers licensed under the Act. Provides that any winnings that are a result of a wager by a person under age 21 shall be treated as winnings for privilege tax purposes, confiscated, and forfeited to the State and deposited into the Education Assistance Fund. Provides that the privilege tax shall be paid to the Board not later than 5:00 (was 3:00) o'clock p.m. of the day after the day when the wagers were made. Provides that a person under the age of 21 who enters upon a riverboat commits a petty offense and is subject to a fine. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

 Fiscal Note (Dept. of Revenue)
 HB 25 will not have a fiscal impact on State revenues nor will it impact the Illinois Department of Revenue.

 Judicial Note (Admin Office of the Illinois Courts)
 HB 25 would neither increase nor decrease the number of judges needed in the State.

 Pension Note (Government Forecasting & Accountability)
 HB 25 will not have any fiscal impact on any public pension fund or retirement system in Illinois.

 Housing Affordability Impact Note (Housing Development Authority)
 This legislation will have no effect on constructing, purchasing, owning, or selling a single-family residence.

 State Debt Impact Note (Government Forecasting & Accountability)
 HB 25 would not change the amount of authorization for any type of State-issued or State-supported bond, and, therefore, would not affect the level of State indebtedness.

 Judicial Note (Admin Office of the Illinois Courts)
 HB 25 would neither increase nor decrease the number of judges needed in the State.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note (Illinois Community College Board)
 HB 25 does not create a mandate for local community college districts or for the Illinois Community College Board.

 Fiscal Note (Dept. of Revenue)
 HB 25 will not have a fiscal impact on State revenues nor will it impact the Illinois Department of Revenue.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note (Illinois Community College System)
 HB 25 does not create a mandate for local community college districts or for the Illinois Community College Board.

 Balanced Budget Note (Office of Management and Budget)
 This legislation will have zero to minimal impact on State revenues.

 Fiscal Note (Dept. of Revenue)
 House Bill 25 will not have a fiscal impact on State revenues nor will it impact the Illinois Department of Revenue.

 Housing Affordability Impact Note (Housing Development Authority)
 This legislation will have no effect on constructing, purchasing, owning, or selling a single-family residence.

 Home Rule Note (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 It is the opinion of the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity that HB 25 does not pre-empt home rule authority

Senate Floor Amendment No. 3
Adds reference to:
New Act
20 ILCS 301/5-20
20 ILCS 605/605-530 new
20 ILCS 2505/2505-305was 20 ILCS 2505/39b15.1
30 ILCS 105/8afrom Ch. 127, par. 144a
30 ILCS 105/8h
35 ILCS 143/99-99
70 ILCS 1825/5.1from Ch. 19, par. 255.1
205 ILCS 670/12.5
230 ILCS 5/1.2
230 ILCS 5/3.077
230 ILCS 5/3.12from Ch. 8, par. 37-3.12
230 ILCS 5/3.20
230 ILCS 5/3.22
230 ILCS 5/3.23
230 ILCS 5/3.29 new
230 ILCS 5/3.30 new
230 ILCS 5/3.31 new
230 ILCS 5/3.32 new
230 ILCS 5/9from Ch. 8, par. 37-9
230 ILCS 5/15from Ch. 8, par. 37-15
230 ILCS 5/26from Ch. 8, par. 37-26
230 ILCS 5/26.2from Ch. 8, par. 37-26.2
230 ILCS 5/27from Ch. 8, par. 37-27
230 ILCS 5/28from Ch. 8, par. 37-28
230 ILCS 5/28.1
230 ILCS 5/29from Ch. 8, par. 37-29
230 ILCS 5/30from Ch. 8, par. 37-30
230 ILCS 5/31from Ch. 8, par. 37-31
230 ILCS 5/31.2 new
230 ILCS 5/36from Ch. 8, par. 37-36
230 ILCS 5/54.5
230 ILCS 10/1from Ch. 120, par. 2401
230 ILCS 10/2from Ch. 120, par. 2402
230 ILCS 10/3from Ch. 120, par. 2403
230 ILCS 10/5from Ch. 120, par. 2405
230 ILCS 10/5.2 new
230 ILCS 10/7.1
230 ILCS 10/7.3
230 ILCS 10/7.4
230 ILCS 10/7.6 new
230 ILCS 10/7.7 new
230 ILCS 10/7.10 new
230 ILCS 10/7.15 new
230 ILCS 10/7.20 new
230 ILCS 10/8from Ch. 120, par. 2408
230 ILCS 10/10from Ch. 120, par. 2410
230 ILCS 10/11.1from Ch. 120, par. 2411.1
230 ILCS 10/12from Ch. 120, par. 2412
230 ILCS 10/14from Ch. 120, par. 2414
230 ILCS 10/20from Ch. 120, par. 2420
230 ILCS 10/23from Ch. 120, par. 2423
235 ILCS 5/5-1from Ch. 43, par. 115
235 ILCS 5/6-30from Ch. 43, par. 144f
720 ILCS 5/28-1from Ch. 38, par. 28-1
720 ILCS 5/28-1.1from Ch. 38, par. 28-1.1
720 ILCS 5/28-3from Ch. 38, par. 28-3
720 ILCS 5/28-5from Ch. 38, par. 28-5
720 ILCS 5/28-7from Ch. 38, par. 28-7
735 ILCS 30/15-5-45 new
815 ILCS 420/2from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 1852
30 ILCS 105/5.676 new
30 ILCS 105/5.677 new
30 ILCS 105/5.490 rep.
230 ILCS 5/31.1 rep.
230 ILCS 5/54 rep.

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Illinois Casino Development Authority Act. Creates the Illinois Casino Development Authority and vests its powers in the Illinois Casino Development Board. Provides that the Board shall select casino operators to develop and operate a land-based casino in Chicago. Amends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law to create the Depressed Communities Economic Development Board. Reenacts the provisions of Public Act 94-804, and changes the provisions amending the Riverboat Gambling Act requiring certain owners licensees pay 3% of their adjusted gross receipts into the Horse Racing Equity Trust Fund by removing the 2-year limitation on the payments and requiring all owners licensees to pay a scaled percentage based on annual gross gaming receipts. Amends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975. Allows advance deposit wagering. Deletes provisions concerning the Horse Racing Equity Fund. Creates the Backstretch Programs Advisory Board. Makes other changes. Amends the Riverboat Gambling Act. Authorizes the issuance of a license to conduct land-based casino gambling in Chicago. Allows the Authority to receive an owners license to conduct land-based casino gambling within that municipality. Changes the short title to the Riverboat and Casino Gambling Act and makes corresponding changes in other Acts. Authorizes the Illinois Gaming Board to issue 3 owners licenses to conduct riverboat gambling that are in addition to the 10 owners licenses authorized under current law. Provides that the new positions shall be subject to competitive bidding. Allows an owners license to conduct electronic poker. Allows an owners licensee to purchase gaming positions in addition to the gaming positions authorized under current law. Makes changes concerning the admission tax rate and the distribution of wagering tax moneys. Makes other changes. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Racing Industry Workers' Fund and the Depressed Communities Economic Development Fund. Contains an inseverability clause in relation to the amendatory provisions. Preempts home rule. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 4
In provisions concerning the Depressed Communities Economic Development Board, adds zip codes to the list of zip codes that are designated as Illinois depressed communities. In the recapture provisions of the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975, provides that those provisions apply only until an organization licensee for the race track affiliated with a wagering facility receives its first payment from the impact fee imposed under the Riverboat and Casino Gambling Act. In provisions amending the Riverboat Gambling (and Casino) Act, (i) adds a definition of "electronic poker"; (ii) provides that one of the licenses shall authorize the conduct of riverboat gambling operations within 4 miles (rather than 5 miles) of any portion of O'Hare International Airport; (iii) authorizes the sale of a total of 600 positions to minority person-owned businesses or female-owned businesses pursuant to competitive bidding, provides that no minority person-owned business or female-owned business may purchase more than 50 positions, and provides that these positions may be leased to an owners licensee; (iv) allows a licensee holding 3 or more licenses on May 31, 2007 to continue to hold those licenses; (v) incorporates the privilege tax provisions for electronic poker into the current provisions imposing privilege taxes; (vi) includes language including the minority person-owned or female-owned positions in the current provisions imposing privilege taxes; (vii) reduces the amount that the municipality in which the casino is located receives from the tax revenue deposited into the State Gaming Fund from 20% to 5%; (viii) requires an owners license issued on or after the effective date authorizing riverboat or casino gambling (rather than just riverboat gambling) to pay a specified percentage of its gross gaming receipts to Cook County; (ix) provides that, for the imposition of certain privilege taxes, certain amounts paid into the Horse Racing Equity Trust Fund shall not be included in the determination of annual gross gaming receipts; (x) provides for a specified distribution of gross gaming receipts from the new positions to be divided equally among State universities, rather than 25% to Chicago State University and 75% to the other public universities based on the number of campuses of the university; and (xi) corrects internal references.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 6
Limits the total number of gaming positions operated at one time by an owners licensee, other than the Chicago casino, to 3,500. Limits the total number of gaming positions operated at one time by the Chicago casino to 4,000.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  12/5/2006HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  1/19/2007HouseFirst Reading
  1/19/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/7/2007HouseAssigned to Gaming Committee
  2/8/2007HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Gaming Committee; 023-000-001
  2/8/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/13/2007HouseFiscal Note Filed
  2/13/2007HouseJudicial Note Filed
  2/13/2007HousePension Note Filed
  2/13/2007HouseHousing Affordability Impact Note Filed
  2/13/2007HouseState Debt Impact Note Filed
  2/14/2007HouseJudicial Note Filed
  2/15/2007HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Filed
  2/15/2007HouseFiscal Note Filed
  2/15/2007HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Filed
  2/21/2007HouseBalanced Budget Note Filed
  2/21/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/21/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  2/21/2007HouseFiscal Note Filed
  2/22/2007HouseHousing Affordability Impact Note Filed
  2/22/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 108-005-003
  2/22/2007SenateArrive in Senate
  2/22/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading February 23, 2007
  2/23/2007SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Louis S. Viverito
  2/28/2007SenateFirst Reading
  2/28/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  3/22/2007SenateHome Rule Note Filed from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
  3/30/2007SenateAssigned to Executive
  5/2/2007SenateDo Pass Executive; 010-000-000
  5/2/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 3, 2007
  5/3/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.; -Jacobs
  5/3/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  5/4/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 added as Chief Co-Sponsor-Senator DeLeo
  5/8/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 added as Chief Co-Sponsor-Senator Watson
  5/9/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Mike Jacobs; -Clayborne-Watson-J. Jones
  5/9/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules
  5/10/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Added as Chief Co-Sponsor to Senate Amendment No. 2 - Senator DeLeo
  5/16/2007SenateSecond Reading
  5/16/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 17, 2007
  5/25/2007SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2007
  5/30/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
  5/30/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules
  5/30/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Rules Refers to Executive
  5/31/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 008-005-000
  5/31/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Rickey R. Hendon
  5/31/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Rules
  5/31/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Dave Syverson
  5/31/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Referred to Rules
  5/31/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Be Approved for Consideration Rules
  5/31/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 6 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Rickey R. Hendon; -Clayborne
  5/31/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 6 Referred to Rules
  5/31/2007SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
  5/31/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 6 Be Approved for Consideration Rules
  5/31/2007SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/31/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted; 030-029-000; Clayborne
  5/31/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Adopted; Hendon
  5/31/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 6 Adopted; Hendon-Clayborne
  5/31/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/31/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Rickey R. Hendon
  5/31/2007SenateVerified
  5/31/2007SenateThird Reading - Passed; 030-029-000
  5/31/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  5/31/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  5/31/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  6/1/2007HouseArrived in House
  6/1/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 3,4,6
  6/1/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 8, 2007
  6/1/2007HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Lou Lang; Motion #1
  6/1/2007HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Lou Lang; Motion #1
  6/1/2007HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 6 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Lou Lang; Motion #1
  6/1/2007HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee; Motion #1
  6/1/2007HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee; Motion #1
  6/1/2007HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 6 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee; Motion #1
  6/1/2007HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion Filed Non-Concur Rep. Lou Lang; Motion #2
  6/1/2007HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Motion Filed Non-Concur Rep. Lou Lang; Motion #2
  6/1/2007HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 6 Motion Filed Non-Concur Rep. Lou Lang; Motion #2
  6/1/2007HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Gaming Committee; Motion #1
  6/1/2007HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Gaming Committee; Motion #1
  6/1/2007HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 6 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Gaming Committee; Motion #1
  6/1/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 8, 2007
  6/8/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 15, 2007
  6/13/2007HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Recommends be Adopted - Lost Gaming Committee; 002-020-003; Motion #1
  6/13/2007HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Motion to Concur Recommends be Adopted - Lost Gaming Committee; 002-020-003; Motion #1
  6/13/2007HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 6 Motion to Concur Recommends be Adopted - Lost Gaming Committee; 002-020-003; Motion #1
  6/15/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 22, 2007
  6/22/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2007
  6/30/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) July 31, 2007
  7/31/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) August 4, 2007
  8/4/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) August 10, 2007
  8/10/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) August 17, 2007
  8/17/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) August 24, 2007
  8/24/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) September 5, 2007
  9/5/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) October 5, 2007
  10/5/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) October 12, 2007
  10/12/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) November 2, 2007
  11/2/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) November 30, 2007
  11/30/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) January 10, 2008
  1/10/2008HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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