(230 ILCS 5/18) (from Ch. 8, par. 37-18)
    Sec. 18. (a) Together with its application, each applicant for racing dates shall deliver to the Board a certified check or bank draft payable to the order of the Board for $1,000. In the event the applicant applies for racing dates in 2 or 3 successive calendar years as provided in subsection (b) of Section 21, the fee shall be $2,000. Filing fees shall not be refunded in the event the application is denied. All filing fees shall be deposited into the Horse Racing Fund.
    (b) In addition to the filing fee of $1000 and the fees provided in subsection (j) of Section 20, each organization licensee shall pay a license fee of $100 for each racing program on which its daily pari-mutuel handle is $400,000 or more but less than $700,000, and a license fee of $200 for each racing program on which its daily pari-mutuel handle is $700,000 or more. The additional fees required to be paid under this Section by this amendatory Act of 1982 shall be remitted by the organization licensee to the Illinois Racing Board with each day's graduated privilege tax or pari-mutuel tax and breakage as provided under Section 27.
    (c) Sections 11-42-1, 11-42-5, and 11-54-1 of the "Illinois Municipal Code," approved May 29, 1961, as now or hereafter amended, shall not apply to any license under this Act.
(Source: P.A. 97-1060, eff. 8-24-12.)