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 Bill Status of HB6578  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jay Hoffman

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 1605/2from Ch. 120, par. 1152
20 ILCS 1605/9.1
20 ILCS 1605/20from Ch. 120, par. 1170
20 ILCS 1605/21.10 new
30 ILCS 105/5.875 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Lottery Law. Requires the Department of the Lottery to offer a special instant scratch-off game for the treatment, education, and prevention of epilepsy. Requires the net revenue from that game to be deposited into the Overcoming Epilepsy Fund. Provides that moneys deposited into the Overcoming Epilepsy Fund shall be used by the Department of Public Health for the purpose of making grants to organizations in Illinois that participate in the treatment, education, and prevention of epilepsy. Authorizes the Department to adopt rules necessary to implement and administer the game. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Overcoming Epilepsy Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  5/11/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jay Hoffman
  5/11/2016HouseFirst Reading
  5/11/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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