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 Bill Status of SB2193  99th General Assembly

Short Description:  FANTASY CONTESTS ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kwame Raoul

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
720 ILCS 5/28-1from Ch. 38, par. 28-1

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Fantasy Contests Act. Establishes certain requirements for policies and procedures for the operation of fantasy contests. Provides that any person, firm, corporation, association, agent, or employee who violates any provision of the Act shall be liable for a civil penalty of not more than $1,000 for each violation, which may be recovered in a civil action brought by the Attorney General. Amends the Gambling Article of the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that participants in fantasy contests as defined under the Fantasy Contests Act shall not be convicted of gambling. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  11/3/2015SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kwame Raoul
  11/3/2015SenateFirst Reading
  11/3/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/27/2016SenateAssigned to Executive
  4/8/2016SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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