Bill Sponsors: IL SB0007 | 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 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, but does not take effect at all unless Senate Bills 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, and 13 of the 100th General Assembly become law.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-2)

Status: (Engrossed) 2017-05-31 - House Committee Amendment No. 2 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [SB0007 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]

Sponsors

NameTypeSponsorshipDistrictFinancialEncyclopediaBiography
Senator Terry Link [D]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-030FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Dave Syverson [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-035FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Mattie Hunter [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-003FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Donne Trotter [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-017FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Rita Mayfield [D]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-060FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Chad Hays [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-104FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Litesa Wallace [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-067FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart

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