Bill Status of HB4619  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Wyvetter H. Younge

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
230 ILCS 10/7from Ch. 120, par. 2407
230 ILCS 10/13from Ch. 120, par. 2413

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Riverboat Gambling Act. Authorizes the Board to issue 2 additional owners licenses to a person, firm, or corporation in which minority persons and females hold ownership interests of at least 16% and 4% respectively. In provisions concerning distributions from the State Gaming Fund, increases the percentage of adjusted gross receipts generated by a riverboat that is paid monthly to the unit of local government that is designated as the home dock of the riverboat from 5% to 6%. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Increases the minority person and female ownership requirements from 16% and 4% respectively to 41% and 10% respectively. Provides that there is no rulemaking authority under the amendatory Act, but that the Governor may suggest rules by filing them with the General Assembly and requesting that the General Assembly authorize such rulemaking by law, enact the suggested rules into law, or take other appropriate action in the General Assembly's discretion.

DateChamber Action
  1/25/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Wyvetter H. Younge
  1/25/2008HouseFirst Reading
  1/25/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/20/2008HouseAssigned to Gaming Committee
  3/12/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Gaming Committee
  3/12/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Gaming Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/12/2008HouseMotion Do Pass as Amended - Lost Gaming Committee; 012-007-000
  3/12/2008HouseRemains in Gaming Committee
  3/14/2008HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die