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HB 4927 - Video Gaming Law Amendments - Key Vote

Illinois Key Votes

Jacqui Collins voted Nay (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Video Gaming Law Amendments

Signed by Governor Pat Quinn
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (81-26) - (Key vote)

Title: Video Gaming Law Amendments

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes new restrictions regarding gaming facilities.

Highlights:
-Specifies that "substantial interest" in a partnership, a corporation, an organization, an association, or a business, or a limited liability company means, an individual or his or her spouse is a member, or the individual or his or her spouse is a holder, directly or beneficially, of 5 percent or more of the membership interest of the limited liability company (Sec. 25). -Specifies that location restrictions do not apply if a facility operated by an organization licensee, an inter-track wagering licensee, or an inter-track wagering location licensee, a school, or a place of worship moves to or is established within the restricted area after a licensed establishment, licensed truck stop establishment, licensed fraternal establishment, or licensed veterans establishment becomes licensed (Sec. 25). -Permits the Board to waive the requirement that a licensed establishment, licensed truck stop establishment, licensed fraternal establishment, or licensed veterans establishment not be located within 1,000 feet from a facility operated by an organization licensee, an inter-track wagering licensee, or an inter-track wagering location licensee licensed under the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975 (Sec. 25). -Establishes that in deciding whether to approve the operation of video gaming terminals by a terminal operator in a location, the Board shall consider the impact of any economic concentration of such operation of video gaming terminals (Sec. 25). -Specifies that the Board shall not grant a license to a person who has been convicted of any gambling offense (Sec. 45). -Specifies that video gaming terminals in a licensed location shall be operated only during the same hours of operation generally permitted to holders of a license under the Liquor Control Act of 1934 (Sec. 55). -Permits licensed truck stops that do not hold a liquor license to operate video gaming terminals on a continuous basis (Sec. 55). -Permits licensed fraternal establishments or licensed veterans establishments that do not hold a liquor license to operate video gaming terminals if (Sec. 55):
    -The establishment is located in a county with a population between 6,500 and 7,000, based on the 2000 U.S. Census; -The county prohibits by ordinance the sale of alcohol; and -The establishment is in a portion of the county where the sale of alcohol is prohibited.
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (42-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Video Gaming Law Amendments

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes new restrictions regarding gaming facilities.

Highlights:
-Specifies that "substantial interest" in a partnership, a corporation, an organization, an association, or a business, or a limited liability company means, an individual or his or her spouse is a member, or the individual or his or her spouse is a holder, directly or beneficially, of 5 percent or more of the membership interest of the limited liability company (Sec. 25). -Specifies that location restrictions do not apply if a facility operated by an organization licensee, an inter-track wagering licensee, or an inter-track wagering location licensee, a school, or a place of worship moves to or is established within the restricted area after a licensed establishment, licensed truck stop establishment, licensed fraternal establishment, or licensed veterans establishment becomes licensed (Sec. 25). -Permits the Board to waive the requirement that a licensed establishment, licensed truck stop establishment, licensed fraternal establishment, or licensed veterans establishment not be located within 1,000 feet from a facility operated by an organization licensee, an inter-track wagering licensee, or an inter-track wagering location licensee licensed under the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975 (Sec. 25). -Establishes that in deciding whether to approve the operation of video gaming terminals by a terminal operator in a location, the Board shall consider the impact of any economic concentration of such operation of video gaming terminals (Sec. 25). -Specifies that the Board shall not grant a license to a person who has been convicted of any gambling offense (Sec. 45). -Specifies that video gaming terminals in a licensed location shall be operated only during the same hours of operation generally permitted to holders of a license under the Liquor Control Act of 1934 (Sec. 55). -Permits licensed truck stops that do not hold a liquor license to operate video gaming terminals on a continuous basis (Sec. 55). -Permits licensed fraternal establishments or licensed veterans establishments that do not hold a liquor license to operate video gaming terminals if (Sec. 55):
    -The establishment is located in a county with a population between 6,500 and 7,000, based on the 2000 U.S. Census; -The county prohibits by ordinance the sale of alcohol; and -The establishment is in a portion of the county where the sale of alcohol is prohibited.
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (109-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Video Gaming Law Amendments

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • Joseph M. 'Joe' Lyons (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
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