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 Bill Status of SB3312  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  POKER RUN - LOCATIONS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Gary Forby - Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant - Andy Manar - Iris Y. Martinez - Chapin Rose, Darin M. LaHood and Linda Holmes

House Sponsors
(Rep. Rich Brauer - Kay Hatcher - David Reis - Bill Mitchell, Adam Brown, Wayne Rosenthal, Ed Sullivan, Jr., John M. Cabello and Chad Hays)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/10/2014SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0644

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
230 ILCS 30/3from Ch. 120, par. 1123
230 ILCS 30/5from Ch. 120, par. 1125


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Charitable Games Act. Provides that the Department of Revenue shall issue a charitable games license only for the conduct of a poker run to a non-profit organization that the Department determines is organized for the sole purpose of providing financial assistance to an identified individual or group of individuals suffering extreme financial hardship as a result of an illness, disability, accident, or disaster. Further provides that any organization applying for a license to conduct a poker run shall list the name and address of each predetermined location and that any premises that is listed as a predetermined location of a poker run shall not be required to obtain a providers' license for such poker run so long as the provider does not charge any fee or seek any other compensation for the use of the premises. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
230 ILCS 30/3
230 ILCS 30/5
Adds reference to:
230 ILCS 15/1from Ch. 85, par. 2301
230 ILCS 15/2from Ch. 85, par. 2302
230 ILCS 30/2from Ch. 120, par. 1122
720 ILCS 5/28-1from Ch. 38, par. 28-1
720 ILCS 5/28-1.1from Ch. 38, par. 28-1.1

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Raffles Act and the Charitable Games Act. Provides for the regulation of poker runs as raffles rather than as charitable games events. Provides that poker runs shall be licensed by the governing body with jurisdiction over the key location and the license granted by the key location shall cover the entire poker run. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012 to make corresponding changes. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 3
Adds reference to:
10 ILCS 5/9-7from Ch. 46, par. 9-7
230 ILCS 15/0.01from Ch. 85, par. 2300
230 ILCS 15/3from Ch. 85, par. 2303
230 ILCS 15/4from Ch. 85, par. 2304
230 ILCS 15/5from Ch. 85, par. 2305
230 ILCS 15/6from Ch. 85, par. 2306
230 ILCS 15/8from Ch. 85, par. 2308
235 ILCS 5/6-2from Ch. 43, par. 120

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Raffles Act. Changes the short title of the Act to the Raffles and Poker Runs Act. Defines "key location" and "poker run". Provides that the governing body of any county within this State may establish a system for the licensing of organizations to operate poker runs and that the governing bodies of 2 or more adjacent counties may, pursuant to a written contract, jointly establish a system for the licensing of organizations to operate poker runs within the corporate limits of such counties. Further provides that any license issued under these provisions shall be valid for one poker run or for a specified number of poker runs to be conducted during a specified period not to exceed one year and may be suspended or revoked for any violation of the Act. Provides that a licensing authority may waive the requirement that a bona fide religious, charitable, labor, business, fraternal, educational, or veterans' organization be in existence for a period of 5 years immediately before making application for a license to conduct a poker run if the organization is a local organization that is affiliated with and chartered by a national or State organization that has been in existence for a period of 5 years, during which time the bona fide membership has engaged in carrying out the objects of the organization. Provides that a premises where a poker run is held is not required to obtain a license if the name and location of the premises is listed as a predetermined location on the license issued for the poker run and the premises does not charge for use of the premises. Makes related changes to require that poker runs comply with the provisions of the Act. Provides that poker runs shall be licensed by the governing body with jurisdiction over the key location and that the license granted by the key location shall cover the entire poker run. Amends the Liquor Control Act of 1934, the Criminal Code of 2012, and the Election Code to make related changes. Amends the Charitable Games Act. Deletes the definition of "poker run" and removes poker run from the definition of "charitable games event". Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2014SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Gary Forby
  2/14/2014SenateFirst Reading
  2/14/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/25/2014SenateAssigned to Executive
  2/26/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
  3/4/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Andy Manar
  3/4/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Gary Forby
  3/4/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/5/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/5/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  3/5/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Chapin Rose
  3/5/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/6/2014SenateDo Pass as Amended Executive; 011-000-000
  3/6/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 19, 2014
  3/19/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Gary Forby
  3/19/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  3/20/2014SenateSecond Reading
  3/20/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 21, 2014
  3/25/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Executive
  3/27/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Darin M. LaHood
  4/3/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Gary Forby
  4/3/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  4/3/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  4/7/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Assignments Refers to Executive
  4/9/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 013-000-000
  4/10/2014SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/10/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted; Forby
  4/10/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/10/2014SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-002-000
  4/10/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  4/11/2014HouseArrived in House
  4/11/2014HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Rich Brauer
  4/16/2014HouseFirst Reading
  4/16/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/28/2014HouseAssigned to Revenue & Finance Committee
  5/1/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kay Hatcher
  5/1/2014HouseTo Finance Subcommittee
  5/8/2014HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Revenue & Finance Committee; 005-000-000
  5/8/2014HouseRemains in Revenue & Finance Committee
  5/8/2014HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Revenue & Finance Committee; 009-001-000
  5/8/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/13/2014HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/13/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/21/2014HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 108-006-000
  5/21/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David Reis
  5/21/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Bill Mitchell
  5/21/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Adam Brown
  5/21/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Wayne Rosenthal
  5/21/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.
  5/21/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello
  5/21/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Chad Hays
  5/21/2014SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/30/2014SenateSent to the Governor
  6/10/2014SenateGovernor Approved
  6/10/2014SenateEffective Date June 10, 2014
  6/10/2014SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0644

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