(230 ILCS 5/23)
(from Ch. 8, par. 37-23)
(a) The Board shall promulgate as part of its rules and
regulations a set of minimum standards (including, but not limited to,
a workers' compensation plan) to be observed by race tracks.
(b) The failure of a person who has been
dates to observe the minimum standards to be promulgated by the Board
under subsection (a) of this Section shall result in the mandatory
suspension of the organization license of that person by the Board. The
organization license of the person shall not be reinstated
the minimum standards are observed. Those persons and
which apply for dates shall not be granted organization licenses if they
are not in observance of the minimum standards to be promulgated by the
Board under subsection (a) of this Section.
The Board may refuse to issue or may suspend the organization license
of any person who fails to file a return, or to pay
penalty or interest shown in a filed return, or to pay any final assessment
of tax, penalty or interest, as required by any tax Act administered by the
Illinois Department of Revenue, until such time as the requirements of any
such tax Act are satisfied.
(c) The Board shall consider the operational needs of the Illinois State
Fair and the DuQuoin State Fair as this Section applies to the Illinois
Department of Agriculture. In considering the operational needs of the
Illinois Department of Agriculture, the Board may waive any rule or portion
of a rule when the physical structure, improvement cost or other use of the
facilities prohibits compliance within this Act or the Board's rules.
(Source: P.A. 89-16, eff. 5-30-95.)