Comments: IL HB3661 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Lottery Law. Removes obsolete provisions requiring the Department of the Lottery to submit a request to the United States Department of Justice to review the State's plan for an Internet program. Provides that Lotto, Lucky Day Lotto, Mega Millions, Powerball, Pick 3, Pick 4, and other draw games that are offered at retail locations may be offered by the Department of the Lottery through its Internet program. Requires the private manager to obtain the Director of the Lottery's approval before providing any draw games. Provides that any game tickets that are approved for sale by lottery licensees are automatically approved for sale through the Internet program. Requires the Department of the Lottery to maintain responsible gaming controls in its policies. Provides that nothing in the provisions shall be construed as prohibiting lottery tickets authorized for sale through the Internet program from also continuing to be sold at retail locations. Extends the repeal date of the Department of the Lottery's Internet program from July 1, 2019 to July 1, 2028. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Passed) 2019-06-28 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0035 [HB3661 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

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