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 Bill Status of SB4044  102nd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Bill Cunningham

House Sponsors
(Rep. Robert Rita)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/25/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
230 ILCS 5/26from Ch. 8, par. 37-26
230 ILCS 5/27from Ch. 8, par. 37-27
230 ILCS 5/28.1
230 ILCS 5/31.1from Ch. 8, par. 37-31.1
230 ILCS 5/34.3 rep.

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975. Provides that the Illinois Racing Board may appoint the Director of Mutuels to serve as the State director for inter-track wagering and simulcast wagering by inter-track wagering licensees and inter-track wagering location licensees. Provides that the pari-mutuel tax imposed at all pari-mutuel wagering facilities and on advance deposit wagering shall be remitted to the Board (rather than the Department of Revenue). Provides that the Board shall distribute contributed funds to a charitable organization on a schedule determined by the Board, based on the charitable organization's estimated expenditures related to the grant (rather than by December 31 of each year). Provides that any funds not expended by the grantee in a grant year shall be distributed to the charitable organization or charitable organizations selected in the next grant year after the funds are recovered. Repeals provisions requiring the Board and the Department of Agriculture to establish a program to conduct drug testing on horses at county fairs. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
230 ILCS 5/25from Ch. 8, par. 37-25

Provides that the sum of 15 cents for each person entering the grounds or enclosure of each organization licensee and inter-track wagering licensee upon a ticket of admission purchased by that person shall be paid to the Illinois Gaming Board.

DateChamber Action
  1/21/2022SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Bill Cunningham
  1/21/2022SenateFirst Reading
  1/21/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/1/2022SenateAssigned to Executive
  2/10/2022SenateDo Pass Executive; 016-000-000
  2/10/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 15, 2022
  2/10/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Bill Cunningham
  2/10/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  2/15/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  2/17/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 013-000-000
  2/22/2022SenateSecond Reading
  2/22/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Cunningham
  2/22/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 23, 2022
  2/24/2022SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  2/25/2022HouseArrived in House
  2/25/2022HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
  2/25/2022HouseFirst Reading
  2/25/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/7/2022HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/25/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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