92nd General Assembly
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   New Act                                                                     
   230 ILCS 15/1             from Ch. 85, par. 2301                            
   230 ILCS 20/1.05 new                                                        
   230 ILCS 25/.05 new                                                         
   230 ILCS 30/.05 new                                                         
   720 ILCS 5/28-1           from Ch. 38, par. 28-1                            

        Creates the Omnibus Charitable  Gaming  Act.   Provides  for  the      
   operation   of   the   following   charitable   games   by   qualified      
   not-for-profit  organizations:  bingo,  event  games,  pull  tabs, jar      
   ticket games, tipboards, and Las Vegas Nights event games.    Provides      
   for  the  regulation  of  games  authorized  under  the  Act  and  the      
   regulation  of  suppliers  of  equipment  used  pursuant  to  the Act.      
   Provides civil and criminal penalties for certain violations.   Amends      
   the  Criminal  Code of 1961 to make corresponding changes.  Amends the      
   Raffles Act to change the definition of raffle.  Amends  the  Illinois      
   Pull  Tabs  and  Jar Games Act, the Bingo License and Tax Act, and the      
   Charitable Games Act to provide that, on and after  January  1,  2002,      
   the  tax  and  licensing requirements imposed under each of those Acts      
   shall no longer be imposed, but  other  provisions  continue  in  full      
   force and effect for liabilities and penalties incurred before January      
   1, 2002.  Effective January 1, 2002.                                        
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Provides  that a person licensed to conduct games under the Bingo      
   License and Tax  Act on the effective  date of this amendatory  Act of      
   the 92nd General Assembly and who is exempt from  taxation pursuant to      
   Section 501(c)(3) or Section 501(c)(4) of the federal Internal Revenue      
   Code may continue conducting  games pursuant to that license after the      
   effective date of this amendatory Act.  Makes corresponding changes in      
   the Bingo License and Tax Act.                                              
   FEB-21-2001  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-21-2001  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   FEB-28-2001  S       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               EXECUTIVE             
   MAR-08-2001  S       DO PASS                             010-000-000   SEXC    
   MAR-08-2001  S  PLACED ON CALENDAR ORDER OF 2ND READING  01-03-20              
   MAR-29-2001  S  FILED WITH SECRETARY                                           
   MAR-29-2001  S                             AMENDMENT NO. 01-WEAVER             
   MAR-29-2001  S                     AMENDMENT REFERRED TO SRUL                  
   MAR-29-2001  S                             AMENDMENT NO. 01-WEAVER             
   MAR-29-2001  S             BE APPROVED FOR CONSIDERATION SRUL                  
   APR-02-2001  S  SECOND READING                                                 
   APR-02-2001  S                             AMENDMENT NO. 01-WEAVER             
   APR-02-2001  S                                   ADOPTED                       
   APR-02-2001  S  PLACED ON CALENDAR ORDER OF 3RD READING  01-04-03              
   APR-03-2001  S  THIRD READING - CONSIDERATION POSTPONED                        
   APR-03-2001  S  PLACED CALENDAR-CONSIDERATION POSTPONED  01-04-04              
   JUL-01-2001  S  REFER TO RULES/PURSUANT SEN RULE 3-9 (B) RULES         SRUL    
   JAN-07-2003  S  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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