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 1                    AMENDMENT TO SENATE BILL 1177

 2        AMENDMENT NO.     .  Amend Senate Bill 1177 by  replacing
 3    everything after the enacting clause with the following:

 4        "Section  5.   The Department of Revenue Law of the Civil
 5    Administrative  Code  of  Illinois  is  amended  by  changing
 6    Section 2505-305 as follows:

 7        (20 ILCS 2505/2505-305) (was 20 ILCS 2505/39b15.1)
 8        Sec. 2505-305.  Investigators.
 9        (a)  The   Department   has   the   power   to    appoint
10    investigators   to   conduct  all  investigations,  searches,
11    seizures,  arrests,  and  other  duties  imposed  under   the
12    provisions  of  any law administered by the Department or the
13    Illinois Gaming Board. Except as provided in subsection  (c),
14    these  The investigators have and may exercise all the powers
15    of peace officers solely for the purpose of enforcing  taxing
16    measures  administered  by  the  Department  or  the Illinois
17    Gaming Board.
18        (b)  The Director must  authorize  to  each  investigator
19    employed  under this Section and to any other employee of the
20    Department  exercising  the  powers  of  a  peace  officer  a
21    distinct badge that, on its face, (i) clearly states that the
22    badge is authorized by the Department  and  (ii)  contains  a
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 1    unique identifying number. No other badge shall be authorized
 2    by the Department.
 3        (c)  Investigators  appointed  under this Section who are
 4    assigned to the Illinois Gaming Board have and  may  exercise
 5    all  the  rights and powers  of peace officers, provided that
 6    these powers shall  be  limited  to  offenses  or  violations
 7    occurring  or committed on a riverboat or dock, as defined in
 8    subsections (d)  and  (f)  of  Section  4  of  the  Riverboat
 9    Gambling Act.
10    (Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00; 91-883, eff. 1-1-01.)".

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