Bill Status of HB0354  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Thomas Holbrook

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 1605/2from Ch. 120, par. 1152
20 ILCS 1605/20from Ch. 120, par. 1170
20 ILCS 1605/21.7 new
30 ILCS 105/5.675 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Lottery Law. Requires the Department of Revenue to offer a special instant scratch-off game, named the wild about animals scratch-off game, for the benefit of endangered species, humane education programs, dogs, and cats to commence on January 1, 2008. Provides that the net revenue from the game shall be deposited into the Endangered Species Rehabilitation Fund for appropriation by the General Assembly as follows: (i) one-third of net revenue to the Department of Natural Resources for making grants for the maintenance of wildlife rehabilitation facilities that take care of threatened or endangered species; (ii) one-third of net revenue to the State Board of Education for character and humane education programs; and (iii) one-third of net revenue into the Pet Population Control Fund. Sets forth certain provisions for the operation of the scratch-off game. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Endangered Species Rehabilitation Fund. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/22/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  1/22/2007HouseFirst Reading
  1/22/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/31/2007HouseAssigned to Revenue Committee
  3/23/2007HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die