IL SB0620 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 24 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-04-16 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
Pending: Senate Assignments Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Video Gaming Act. In the definition of "terminal operator", adds to mean the individual, partnership, corporation, or limited liability company is engaged in the occupation of owning, placing, operating, and maintaining video gaming terminals. Provides that a video gaming terminal is not an amusement for purposes of the Illinois Municipal Code and is a gambling device as defined under federal law. Adds that the act of owning, placing, operating, and maintaining video gaming terminals by terminal operators is an occupation upon which home rule municipalities are prohibited from imposing taxes under the Illinois Constitution.

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2021-04-16SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
2021-03-10SenateTo Executive- Gaming
2021-03-03SenateAssigned to Executive
2021-02-24SenateReferred to Assignments
2021-02-24SenateFirst Reading
2021-02-24SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Dave Syverson

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