Comments: IL HB3487 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Lottery Law. Requires the Department of the Lottery, beginning on January 1, 2018 or as soon thereafter as is practical, to offer a special instant scratch-off game for the benefit of research pertaining to autism. Requires the net revenue from that game to be deposited into the Autism Research Fund. Provides that moneys in the Fund shall be used by Department of Public Health for the purpose of making grants to organizations in Illinois that conduct research pertaining to the study, investigation, and experimentation ultimately resulting in a better understanding of autism spectrum disorders, as well as more effective treatment options. Authorizes the Department to adopt rules necessary to implement and administer the game. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Fund. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-03-31 - House Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [HB3487 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

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