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 Bill Status of SB1849  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  GAMING - HORSE RACING FUND

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Terry Link

House Sponsors
(Rep. Lou Lang - Anthony DeLuca - Luis Arroyo - Chad Hays - Edward J. Acevedo and Charles E. Jefferson)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  11/29/2012SenateTotal Veto Stands

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
230 ILCS 5/9from Ch. 8, par. 37-9
230 ILCS 5/15.1from Ch. 8, par. 37-15.1
230 ILCS 5/18from Ch. 8, par. 37-18
230 ILCS 5/28from Ch. 8, par. 37-28


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975. Provides for deposit of moneys from civil penalties, certain filing fees, and other sources under the Act into the Horse Racing Fund. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 2
Adds reference to:
New Act
5 ILCS 430/5-45
5 ILCS 430/20-10
20 ILCS 301/5-20
20 ILCS 605/605-530 new
20 ILCS 1605/9.1
20 ILCS 2505/2505-305was 20 ILCS 2505/39b15.1
30 ILCS 5/3-1from Ch. 15, par. 303-1
30 ILCS 105/5.809 new
30 ILCS 105/5.810 new
30 ILCS 105/5.811 new
30 ILCS 105/5.812 new
30 ILCS 105/5.813 new
30 ILCS 105/6z-32
30 ILCS 105/6z-77
30 ILCS 105/6z-93 new
30 ILCS 105/6z-94 new
30 ILCS 105/6z-95 new
35 ILCS 5/201from Ch. 120, par. 2-201
35 ILCS 200/15-144 new
70 ILCS 1825/5.1from Ch. 19, par. 255.1
205 ILCS 670/12.5
230 ILCS 5/1.2
230 ILCS 5/3.11from Ch. 8, par. 37-3.11
230 ILCS 5/3.12from Ch. 8, par. 37-3.12
230 ILCS 5/3.31 new
230 ILCS 5/3.32 new
230 ILCS 5/3.33 new
230 ILCS 5/3.35 new
230 ILCS 5/3.36 new
230 ILCS 5/6from Ch. 8, par. 37-6
230 ILCS 5/19from Ch. 8, par. 37-19
230 ILCS 5/20from Ch. 8, par. 37-20
230 ILCS 5/24from Ch. 8, par. 37-24
230 ILCS 5/26from Ch. 8, par. 37-26
230 ILCS 5/27from Ch. 8, par. 37-27
230 ILCS 5/28.1
230 ILCS 5/30from Ch. 8, par. 37-30
230 ILCS 5/30.5
230 ILCS 5/31from Ch. 8, par. 37-31
230 ILCS 5/31.1from Ch. 8, par. 37-31.1
230 ILCS 5/32.1
230 ILCS 5/34.3 new
230 ILCS 5/36from Ch. 8, par. 37-36
230 ILCS 5/40from Ch. 8, par. 37-40
230 ILCS 5/56 new
230 ILCS 10/1from Ch. 120, par. 2401
230 ILCS 10/2from Ch. 120, par. 2402
230 ILCS 10/3from Ch. 120, par. 2403
230 ILCS 10/4from Ch. 120, par. 2404
230 ILCS 10/5from Ch. 120, par. 2405
230 ILCS 10/5.1from Ch. 120, par. 2405.1
230 ILCS 10/5.3 new
230 ILCS 10/5.4 new
230 ILCS 10/6from Ch. 120, par. 2406
230 ILCS 10/7from Ch. 120, par. 2407
230 ILCS 10/7.3
230 ILCS 10/7.5
230 ILCS 10/7.6 new
230 ILCS 10/7.7 new
230 ILCS 10/7.8 new
230 ILCS 10/7.9 new
230 ILCS 10/7.10 new
230 ILCS 10/7.11 new
230 ILCS 10/7.12 new
230 ILCS 10/8from Ch. 120, par. 2408
230 ILCS 10/9from Ch. 120, par. 2409
230 ILCS 10/11from Ch. 120, par. 2411
230 ILCS 10/11.1from Ch. 120, par. 2411.1
230 ILCS 10/12from Ch. 120, par. 2412
230 ILCS 10/13from Ch. 120, par. 2413
230 ILCS 10/14from Ch. 120, par. 2414
230 ILCS 10/18from Ch. 120, par. 2418
230 ILCS 10/19from Ch. 120, par. 2419
230 ILCS 10/20from Ch. 120, par. 2420
230 ILCS 10/23from Ch. 120, par. 2423
235 ILCS 5/5-1from Ch. 43, par. 115
235 ILCS 5/6-30from Ch. 43, par. 144f
720 ILCS 5/28-1from Ch. 38, par. 28-1
720 ILCS 5/28-1.1from Ch. 38, par. 28-1.1
720 ILCS 5/28-3from Ch. 38, par. 28-3
720 ILCS 5/28-5from Ch. 38, par. 28-5
720 ILCS 5/28-7from Ch. 38, par. 28-7
735 ILCS 30/15-5-47 new
815 ILCS 122/3-5
815 ILCS 420/2from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 1852
30 ILCS 105/5.490 rep.
230 ILCS 5/54 rep.

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Chicago Casino Development Authority Act. Provides for the creation of the Chicago Casino Development Authority, whose duties include promotion and maintenance of a casino. Amends the State Finance Act to create the State Fairgrounds Infrastructure Improvement Fund, the Future of Agriculture Fund, and other funds. 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 various Acts). Further amends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975. Makes various changes concerning Board members. Contains provisions concerning testing of horses at county fairs, payments from the Horse Racing Fund, and standardbred horses. Provides that the Illinois Racing Board shall submit a report to the General Assembly on or before December 31, 2012 that examines the feasibility of conducting electronic gaming at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. Further amends the Riverboat Gambling Act. Changes the short title to the Illinois Gambling Act and changes corresponding references to the Act. Adds additional owners licenses, one of which authorizes the conduct of riverboat or land-based gambling in the City of Chicago. Makes changes in provisions concerning the admission tax and privilege tax. Provides that beginning on the effective date of the amendatory Act and ending July 1, 2014, from the tax revenue deposited in the State Gaming Fund, $2,000,000 shall be deposited annually into the Foreclosure Prevention Program Fund. Makes other changes. Makes corresponding changes in other Acts. Contains a severability provision.

House Floor Amendment No. 3
Adds reference to:
230 ILCS 40/78

In the State Finance Act, provides guidance for moneys in the State Fairgrounds Infrastructure Improvement Fund. In the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975, (i) makes changes concerning the awarding of racing dates, (ii) removes provisions requiring a report to the General Assembly that examines the feasibility of conducting electronic gaming at the Illinois State Fairgrounds, (iii) corrects a reference to the Illinois Gambling Act, (iv) corrects references to the horsemen's association representing the largest number of owners and trainers, and (v) makes other technical changes. In the Riverboat Gambling Act (now the Illinois Gambling Act), makes changes to legislative intent, reserved gaming positions, the State and County Fair Assistance Fund, allocation of electronic gaming positions, the privilege tax, and the distribution of the certain revenues. Makes other changes. Amends the Video Gaming Act. Provides that, within 120 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Board shall select and execute a contract with a vendor for the central communications system and make applications for licensed establishments, licensed fraternal establishments, licensed veterans establishments, and licensed truck stop establishments available for potential applicants. Requires the Board to make every reasonable effort to ensure that video gaming operations are being conducted in this State by no later than January 1, 2013.

 Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 2 (Illinois Gaming Board)
 SB 1849 (H-AM 2) will increase the expenditures of the Illinois Gaming Board as a result of additional requirements for personnel, commodities, equipment, and telecommunication facilities. Projected additional costs to the agency are the following: (1) Chicago Casinos = $5,271,850; (2) Other casinos = $16,716,836; (3) Electronic gaming facilities (racinos) = $26,697,645; TOTAL = $48,686,331. Senate Bill 1849 (H-AM 1) will increase revenues to the State resulting from gaming at casinos and electronic gaming facilities by an undetermined amount.

 Fiscal Note, House Floor Amendment No. 3 (Illinois Gaming Board)
 SB 1849 (H-AM 3) will increase the expenditures of the Illinois Gaming Board as a result of additional requirements for personnel, commodities, equipment, and telecommunication facilities. Projected additional costs to the agency are the following: (1) Chicago Casinos = $5,271,850; (2) Other casinos = $16,716,836; (3) Electronic gaming facilities (racinos) = $26,697,645; TOTAL = $48,686,331. Senate Bill 1849 (H-AM 1) will increase revenues to the State resulting from gaming at casinos and electronic gaming facilities by an undetermined amount.

 Land Conveyance Appraisal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 2 (Dept. of Transportation)
 No land conveyances are included in this bill, therefore, there are no appraisals to be filed.

 Land Conveyance Appraisal Note, House Floor Amendment No. 3 (Dept. of Transportation)
 No land conveyances are included in this bill, therefore, there are no appraisals to be filed.

 Correctional Note, House Committee Amendment No. 2 (Dept of Corrections)
 This legislation would have no fiscal or population impact on the Department of Corrections.

 Correctional Note, House Floor Amendment No. 3 (Dept of Corrections)
 This legislation would have no fiscal or population impact on the Department of Corrections.

 Home Rule Note, House Committee Amendment No. 2 (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 SB 1849 (H-AM 2) does pre-empt home rule authority.

 Home Rule Note, House Floor Amendment No. 3 (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 SB 1849 (H-AM 3) does pre-empt home rule authority.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 2 (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 SB 1849 (H-AM 2) does not create a State mandate.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note, House Floor Amendment No. 3 (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 SB 1849 (H-AM 3) does not create a State mandate.

 State Debt Impact Note, House Committee Amendment No. 2 (Government Forecasting & Accountability)
 SB 1849 (H-AM 2) would not change the amount of authorization for any type of State-issued or State-supported bond, and, therefore, would not affect the level of State indebtedness. The Chicago Casino Development Authority is created and given bonding authority, however, the Authority's bonds are not an indebtedness of the State.

 State Debt Impact Note, House Floor Amendment No. 3 (Government Forecasting & Accountability)
 SB 1849 (H-AM 3) would not change the amount of authorization for any type of State-issued or State-supported bond, and, therefore, would not affect the level of State indebtedness. The Chicago Casino Development Authority is created and given bonding authority, however, the Authority's bonds are not an indebtedness of the State.

 Pension Note, House Committee Amendment No. 2 (Government Forecasting & Accountability)
 This bill does not amend the Pension Code.

 Pension Note, House Floor Amendment No. 3 (Government Forecasting & Accountability)
 This bill does not amend the Pension Code.

 Judicial Note, House Committee Amendment No. 2 (Admin Office of the Illinois Courts)
 Would neither increase nor decrease the number of judges needed in the state.

 Judicial Note, House Floor Amendment No. 3 (Admin Office of the Illinois Courts)
 Would neither increase nor decrease the number of judges needed in the state.

 Housing Affordability Impact Note, House Committee Amendment No. 2 (Housing Development Authority)
 This bill will have no effect on the cost of constructing, purchasing, owning, or selling a single-family residence.

 Housing Affordability Impact Note, House Floor Amendment No. 3 (Housing Development Authority)
 This bill will have no effect on the cost of constructing, purchasing, owning, or selling a single-family residence.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2011SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Terry Link
  2/9/2011SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/2/2011SenateAssigned to Gaming
  3/17/2011SenateDo Pass Gaming; 008-000-000
  3/17/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 29, 2011
  4/8/2011SenateSecond Reading
  4/8/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 11, 2011
  4/14/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-002-000
  4/14/2011HouseArrived in House
  4/14/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/14/2011HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  4/14/2011HouseFirst Reading
  4/14/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/21/2011HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  5/13/2011HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 20, 2011
  5/20/2011HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 27, 2011
  5/27/2011HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2011
  5/29/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/29/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/29/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 In line by 3PM. Timely filed in accordance with House Rule 18(e)
  5/29/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive Committee
  5/31/2011HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/31/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  11/2/2011HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) November 10, 2011
  11/2/2011HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  11/4/2011HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Lou Lang
  11/7/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  11/7/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  11/7/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Executive Committee
  11/8/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted in Executive Committee; by Voice Vote
  11/8/2011HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Executive Committee; 008-002-000
  11/8/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  11/8/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  11/8/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  11/9/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Anthony DeLuca
  11/9/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  11/9/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 State Mandates Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  11/9/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Home Rule Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  11/9/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  11/9/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  11/9/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-002-000
  11/9/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  11/9/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  11/9/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Land Conveyance Appraisal Note Filed as Amended
  11/9/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Land Conveyance Appraisal Note Filed as Amended
  11/9/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Correctional Note Filed as Amended
  11/9/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Correctional Note Filed as Amended
  11/9/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 State Mandates Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  11/9/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Home Rule Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  11/9/2011HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  11/9/2011HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  11/9/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted by Voice Vote
  11/9/2011HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  11/9/2011HouseRep. Lou Lang moved Note Requests are Inapplicable
  11/9/2011HouseMotion Prevailed 062-049-000
  11/9/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  11/9/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Home Rule Note Filed as Amended
  11/9/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Home Rule Note Filed as Amended
  11/9/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 State Mandates Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  11/9/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 State Mandates Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  11/9/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 State Debt Impact Note Filed as Amended
  11/9/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 State Debt Impact Note Filed as Amended
  11/9/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Pension Note Filed as Amended
  11/9/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Pension Note Filed as Amended
  11/9/2011HouseThird Reading - Consideration Postponed
  11/9/2011HousePlaced on Calendar - Consideration Postponed
  11/10/2011HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) November 30, 2011
  11/10/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Judicial Note Filed as Amended
  11/10/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Judicial Note Filed as Amended
  11/15/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Housing Affordability Impact Note Filed as Amended
  11/15/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Housing Affordability Impact Note Filed as Amended
  11/30/2011HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) December 31, 2011
  12/31/2011HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/24/2012HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  1/25/2012HouseThird Reading - Consideration Postponed
  1/25/2012HousePlaced on Calendar - Consideration Postponed
  5/23/2012HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  5/23/2012HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Chad Hays
  5/23/2012HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  5/23/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles E. Jefferson
  5/23/2012HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 069-047-002
  5/23/2012SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 2, 3
  5/23/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 2, 3 - May 24, 2012
  5/23/2012SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Terry Link
  5/23/2012SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/23/2012SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Terry Link
  5/23/2012SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/25/2012SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Executive
  5/25/2012SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Executive
  5/31/2012SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Executive; 009-005-001
  5/31/2012SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Executive; 009-005-001
  5/31/2012SenateVerified
  5/31/2012SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Senate Concurs 030-026-003
  5/31/2012SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Senate Concurs 030-026-003
  5/31/2012SenateMotion Filed to Reconsider Vote Sen. Michael W. Frerichs
  5/31/2012SenateMotion to Reconsider Vote - Tabled Link
  5/31/2012SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/29/2012SenateSent to the Governor
  8/28/2012SenateGovernor Vetoed
  11/14/2012SenatePlaced Calendar Total Veto November 27, 2012
  11/29/2012SenateTotal Veto Stands

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