(230 ILCS 20/3.1)
The Department shall issue a suppliers' license permitting a person, firm or corporation to sell or distribute to any organization licensed to conduct pull tabs and jar games supplies, devices or other equipment designed for use in the playing of pull tabs and jar games. No person, firm or corporation shall sell or distribute pull tabs and jar games supplies without having first obtained a license. Licensed suppliers shall buy pull tabs and jar games only from licensed manufacturers and shall sell pull tabs and jar games only to licensed organizations. Licensed organizations shall buy pull tabs and jar games only from licensed suppliers. Applications for suppliers' licenses shall be made in writing in accordance with Department rules. The Department shall license suppliers of pull tabs and jar games subject to a nonrefundable annual fee of $5,000, or a nonrefundable triennial supplier's fee of $15,000. Each suppliers' license is valid for one year from date of issuance, or 3 years from date of issuance for a triennial license, unless extended, suspended, or revoked by Department action before that date. Any extension of a suppliers' license shall not exceed one year. No licensed supplier under this Act shall sell, distribute or allow the use of any supplies, devices or equipment designed for use in the play of pull tabs and jar games for the conducting of anything other than pull tabs and jar games or to any person or organization not otherwise licensed under this Act.
The Department shall adopt by rule minimum quality production standards for pull tabs and jar games. In determining those standards, the Department shall consider the standards adopted by the National Association of Gambling Regulatory Agencies and the National Association of Fundraising Ticket Manufacturers. The standards shall include the name of the supplier which shall appear in plain view to the casual observer on the face side of each pull tab ticket and on each jar game ticket. The pull tab ticket shall contain the name of the game, the selling price of the ticket, the amount of the prize and the serial number of the ticket. The back side of a pull tab ticket shall contain a series of perforated tabs marked "open here". The logo of the manufacturer shall be clearly visible on each jar game ticket.
(Source: P.A. 95-228, eff. 8-16-07.)