Bill Status of SB2198 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: IL GAMING BD-DIVERSITY GOALS
Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
| 4/16/2021||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Gambling Act. Includes organization gaming licensees in provisions concerning business enterprise programs. Requires each owners licensee and organization gaming licensee to establish and maintain a diversity program designed to promote equal opportunity for employment that establishes hiring goals. Requires each owners licensee and organization gaming licensee to report specified employment information to the Illinois Gaming Board. Requires the Board to monitor the licensee's progress with respect to program goals. Provides that the report the Board is required to file shall be filed on July 1 (rather than March 1) of each year and shall also include a summary detailing the employment goals and the achievement of those employment goals. Repeals similar provisions requiring owners licensees, organization gaming licensees, and suppliers licensees to establish and maintain diversity programs and to report to the Board. Amends the Sports Wagering Act. Excludes supplier licensees from the requirements for supplier diversity goals. Provides that licensees under the Act not filing a report on the business enterprise program under the Illinois Gambling Act shall submit an annual report (rather than all licensees under the Act) by July 1, 2020 and every July 1 thereafter (rather than on April 15, 2020 and every April 15 thereafter).