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 Bill Status of HB4223  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  POKER RUNS-RAFFLES ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Rich Brauer - David Reis - Chad Hays - JoAnn D. Osmond - Kay Hatcher, John E. Bradley, David R. Leitch, Charles E. Meier, Tom Demmer, John D. Cavaletto, Patrick J. Verschoore, Daniel V. Beiser, Brandon W. Phelps, Lawrence M. Walsh, Jr., John M. Cabello, Michael Unes, C.D. Davidsmeyer, Brian W. Stewart, Jehan A. Gordon-Booth, Sara Feigenholtz, Mary E. Flowers, Donald L. Moffitt, Joe Sosnowski, Mike Fortner, Keith P. Sommer, Jerry F. Costello, II, Tom Cross, Michael W. Tryon, Josh Harms, Patricia R. Bellock, Michael P. McAuliffe, Ed Sullivan, Jr., Dan Brady, Frank J. Mautino, David Harris and Norine Hammond

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Gary Forby - Linda Holmes and Donne E. Trotter)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
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


Synopsis As Introduced
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 Committee Amendment No. 1
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
  1/16/2014HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Rich Brauer
  1/17/2014HouseFirst Reading
  1/17/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/21/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David Reis
  2/13/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Chad Hays
  2/18/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David R. Leitch
  2/20/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond
  2/20/2014HouseAssigned to Revenue & Finance Committee
  2/21/2014HouseTo Finance Subcommittee
  2/21/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles E. Meier
  2/26/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kay Hatcher
  2/26/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Demmer
  3/4/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John D. Cavaletto
  3/5/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  3/5/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  3/5/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  3/5/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence M. Walsh, Jr.
  3/5/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello
  3/5/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Unes
  3/7/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer
  3/20/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brian W. Stewart
  3/25/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan A. Gordon-Booth
  3/27/2014HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Revenue & Finance Committee; 010-000-000
  3/27/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John E. Bradley
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith P. Sommer
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry F. Costello, II
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Cross
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Josh Harms
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frank J. Mautino
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David Harris
  4/1/2014HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/1/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/2/2014HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 109-003-000
  4/2/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine Hammond
  4/2/2014SenateArrive in Senate
  4/2/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 3, 2014
  4/2/2014SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Gary Forby
  4/3/2014SenateFirst Reading
  4/3/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/23/2014SenateAssigned to Executive
  5/1/2014SenatePostponed - Executive
  5/7/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Gary Forby
  5/7/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/7/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  5/7/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/8/2014SenateDo Pass as Amended Executive; 010-000-000
  5/8/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 12, 2014
  5/14/2014SenateSecond Reading
  5/14/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 2014
  5/23/2014SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2014
  5/28/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  5/30/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  7/1/2014SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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