Bill Status of HB5186 100th General Assembly
Short Description: SPORTS WAGERING ACT
Rep. Tim Butler
| 1/8/2019||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Sports Wagering Act. Provides that the Act becomes operative when the federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act is repealed by the United States Congress or overturned by the United States Supreme Court, whichever is earlier. Authorizes sports wagering in the State by organization licensees under the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975. Creates the Division of Sports Wagering within the Illinois Gaming Board to issue licenses under the Act. Provides for application and eligibility for sports wagering licensure. Provides license requirements for sports wagering licenses. Requires a sports wagering licensee to establish systems to verify that an authorized wagerer is 21 years of age or older. Provides persons not authorized to place sports wagers. Requires the Division to develop responsible gaming measures, including a statewide responsible gaming database. Creates the Responsible Sports Wagering Advisory Board to make recommendations to the Executive Director of the Division regarding the development of rules and procedures to reduce and prevent problem or compulsive gambling and youth gambling and to ensure the conduct of safe, fair, and responsible sports wagering. Contains provisions concerning tax and purse distributions. Provides that the Act repeals on January 1 of the 11th year following the year in which a sports wagering licensee begins sports wagering activity under the Act. Makes conforming changes in the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act, the Freedom of Information Act, the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975, and the Criminal Code of 2012.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/15/2018||House||Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Tim Butler|| 2/16/2018||House||First Reading|| 2/16/2018||House||Referred to Rules Committee|| 1/8/2019||House||Session Sine Die|