Bill Status of HB3669 100th General Assembly
Short Description: HORSE RACING-VARIOUS
Rep. Jay Hoffman
| 3/31/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975 and the Riverboat Gambling Act to authorize electronic gaming at race tracks (and makes conforming changes in the Criminal Code of 2012). Further amends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975. Indefinitely extends the authorization for advance deposit wagering. Contains provisions concerning testing of horses at county fairs and standardbred horses. Makes changes concerning the Illinois Racing Board, the award of race dates under the Act, the Illinois Thoroughbred Breeders Fund, and the Illinois Racing Quarter Horse Breeders Fund. Further amends the Riverboat Gambling Act. Requires that certain fees related to electronic gaming shall be deposited into the Gaming Facilities Fee Revenue Fund. Makes changes in provisions concerning the admission tax and privilege tax. Makes other changes. Amends the State Finance Act create the Gaming Facilities Fee Revenue Fund as a special fund within the State treasury. Contains a severability provision. Effective immediately.