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 Bill Status of SB0209  100th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Terry Link

House Sponsors
(Rep. Robert Rita )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/6/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
230 ILCS 20/1from Ch. 120, par. 1051

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Pull Tabs and Jar Games Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
230 ILCS 20/1
Adds reference to:
230 ILCS 40/20
230 ILCS 40/25

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Video Gaming Act. Increases the maximum wager played per hand to $4 (rather than $2). Increases the maximum cash award for a wager on any individual hand to $1,199 (rather than $500). Adds a maximum cash award for the maximum wager on a jackpot, progressive or otherwise, of $10,000. Provides that no terminal operator or officer, employee, or agent of a terminal operator (currently, no terminal operator) may offer, promise, or give anything of value (currently, may give anything of value), including, but not limited to, a loan or financing arrangement, to a licensed establishment, licensed truck stop establishment, licensed fraternal establishment, or licensed veterans establishment in accordance with an agreement or arrangement or with the intent that the offer, promise, or gift of the thing of value shall act as an incentive or inducement with respect to locating or maintaining (rather than incentive or inducement to locate) video gaming terminals in that establishment. Provides that specified items and activities are permissible and do not constitute "of value" violations under these provisions. Provides that a licensed location that violates one or more requirements of provisions concerning restrictions on the licenses of terminal operators is guilty of a Class 4 felony and is subject to termination of his or her license by the Illinois Gaming Board. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/24/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  1/24/2017SenateFirst Reading
  1/24/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/9/2017SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/16/2017SenateDo Pass Executive; 014-000-000
  3/16/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 28, 2017
  3/28/2017SenateSecond Reading
  3/28/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 29, 2017
  4/25/2017SenateRe-referred to Assignments
  5/29/2017SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  5/29/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 30, 2017
  5/29/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Terry Link
  5/29/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/29/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Gaming
  5/29/2017SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
  5/30/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Gaming; 012-000-002
  5/30/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Terry Link
  5/30/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  5/30/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  5/30/2017SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Terry Link
  5/31/2017SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/31/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Link
  5/31/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Withdrawn by Sen. Terry Link
  5/31/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/31/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 037-013-002
  6/2/2017HouseArrived in House
  6/2/2017HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
  6/21/2017HouseFirst Reading
  6/21/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  6/21/2017HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  6/21/2017HouseTo Gaming Subcommittee
  6/21/2017HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2017
  6/30/2017HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) July 7, 2017
  7/6/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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