Comments: IL HB4002 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Creates the Chicago Casino Development Authority Act. Provides for the creation of the Chicago Casino Development Authority, whose duties include promotion and maintenance of a casino. Amends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975 and the Riverboat Gambling Act to authorize electronic gaming (which includes slot machine gambling and gambling with table games) at race tracks and makes conforming changes in various Acts. Further amends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975. Makes various changes concerning Board members. Indefinitely extends the authorization for advance deposit wagering. Contains provisions concerning testing of horses at county fairs and standardbred horses. Further amends the Riverboat Gambling Act. Changes the short title to the Illinois Gambling Act and changes corresponding references to the Act. Adds additional owners licenses, one of which authorizes the conduct of casino gambling in the City of Chicago. Makes changes in provisions concerning the admission tax and privilege tax. Makes other changes. Contains a severability provision. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-03-07 - Referred to Rules Committee [HB4002 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

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