Illinois General Assembly - Bill Status for HB3757
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 Bill Status of HB3757  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Kevin Joyce - Paul D. Froehlich

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
235 ILCS 5/3-12from Ch. 43, par. 108
235 ILCS 5/6-2from Ch. 43, par. 120
720 ILCS 5/28-1from Ch. 38, par. 28-1
720 ILCS 5/28-3from Ch. 38, par. 28-3

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Provides that the Illinois Liquor Control Commission shall have the duty and power of suspending or revoking all licenses of a licensee under the Act for the licensee's conviction for a gambling offense under the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that the State Liquor Control Commission may not delegate this responsibility to any local liquor commission. Provides that the State Liquor Control Commission shall suspend for 30 days all liquor licenses of a licensee upon the licensee's first conviction for a gambling offense, shall revoke or suspend for at least 30 days those licenses upon a second conviction within a 12 month period, and shall revoke those licenses upon a third or subsequent conviction within a 5 year period. In a Section prohibiting the issuance of licenses to certain persons, provides that a corporation convicted of a gambling offense shall not be issued a license under the Act (now, a corporation is exempt from the prohibition if it meets certain conditions). Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that the State's Attorney must notify the State Liquor Control Commission of a liquor licensee's conviction for a gambling offense. In a Section concerning the separate criminal offense of keeping a gambling place, provides that all licenses issued under the Liquor Control Act of 1934 authorizing the serving of liquor on the premises that were used as the gambling place shall be suspended for a period of 60 days; and those licenses shall be revoked upon a second conviction of keeping a gambling place. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/25/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kevin Joyce
  2/25/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  2/25/2009HouseFirst Reading
  2/25/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/3/2009HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/11/2009HouseMotion Do Pass - Lost Executive Committee; 002-005-001
  3/11/2009HouseRemains in Executive Committee
  3/13/2009HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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