Illinois General Assembly - Bill Status for HB5676
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 Bill Status of HB5676  97th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jim Watson

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 1605/7.12
20 ILCS 1605/7.18 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Lottery Law. Provides that, if the Internet pilot program becomes operational, the commissions paid to sales agents may not be reduced to a rate of less than 5%. Requires that Lottery tickets under the Internet Lottery program be purchased through the use of stored value cards authorized by the Department; however, an individual may add his or her prize on a winning ticket to a stored value card. Prohibits the purchase of Lottery tickets or the stored value cards under the Internet Lottery program using credit cards. Specifies that the stored value cards may only be purchased with cash by an individual 18 years of age or older. Provides that Internet Lottery prizes of up to $600 must be redeemed at a licensed retail sales agent. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/16/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jim Watson
  2/16/2012HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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