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 Bill Status of HB5648  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Eva-Dina Delgado, Curtis J. Tarver, II, Kam Buckner and William "Will" Davis

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/5/2024HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
5 ILCS 100/5-45.55 new
230 ILCS 45/25-10
720 ILCS 5/28-1from Ch. 38, par. 28-1
720 ILCS 5/28-3from Ch. 38, par. 28-3

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Fantasy Sports Consumer Protection Act. Provides that the Illinois Gaming Board may regulate the conduct of fantasy contest operators under the Act. Allows the Board to levy and collect fees, surcharges, civil penalties, and, on adjusted gross fantasy contest receipts imposed under the Act, monthly taxes, and identifies other powers and duties of the Board. Includes restrictions, including requiring licensing, of fantasy contest operators. Includes license requirements and requirements for allowable fantasy contests. Contains provisions relating to denial of a license, independent audits, reporting and investigation of prohibited conduct, taxes, compulsive gambling and voluntary self-exclusion, and supplier diversity goals for fantasy contest operators. Amends the Sports Wagering Act. Excludes fantasy contests from the definition of "sports wagering". Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that participants in fantasy contest wagering shall not be convicted of the offense of gambling when conducted in accordance with the Fantasy Sports Consumer Protection Act. Excludes any real estate, vehicle, boat, or any other property whatsoever used for the purposes of gambling under the Fantasy Sports Consumer Protection Act from the definition of "gambling place" under the offense of keeping a gambling place. Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Grants the Illinois Gaming Board emergency rulemaking authority to implement the Fantasy Sports Consumer Protection Act. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Eva-Dina Delgado
  2/9/2024HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II
  3/5/2024HouseAssigned to Gaming Committee
  3/7/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kam Buckner
  3/7/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William "Will" Davis
  4/5/2024HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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