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 Bill Status of HB2686  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  CRIM CD-GAMBLING-FANTASY SPORT

House Sponsors
Rep. Scott Drury

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/28-1from Ch. 38, par. 28-1
720 ILCS 5/28-2from Ch. 38, par. 28-2


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person also commits gambling when he or she knowingly establishes, maintains, operates, or offers an Internet site, smartphone application, or other similar electronic or digital media or communication technology that permits a person to play a game of chance or skill for money or other thing of value by means of the Internet, smartphone application, or other similar electronic or digital media or communication technology or to make a wager upon the result of any game, contest, political nomination, appointment, or election by means of the Internet, smartphone application, or other similar electronic or digital media or communication technology, or knowingly establishes, maintains, or operates a fantasy sports contest that permits a person to play the contest for money or other thing of value. This provision does not apply to season-long fantasy sports contests. Provides that a violation is a Class A misdemeanor for a first offense and a Class 4 felony for a second or subsequent offense. Defines "fantasy sports contest", "season-long fantasy sports contest", and "smartphone".

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Scott Drury
  2/8/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/15/2017HouseTo Criminal Administration and Enforcement Subcommittee
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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