§ 1 This Act shall be known and may be cited as the “Illinois Horse …
§ 1.2 Legislative intent
§ 1.3 Legislative findings
§ 2 There is hereby created and established an Illinois Racing Board …
§ 2.5 Separation from Department of Revenue
§ 3 As used in this Act, except where the context otherwise requires, the …
§ 3.01 “Board” means the Illinois Racing Board
§ 3.02 “Breakage” means the odd cents by which the amount payable on each …
§ 3.04 “Director of mutuels” means the individual representing the Board in …
§ 3.05 “Family” means husband, wife, brother, or sister, parents, and …
§ 3.06 “Horse racing” shall mean any type of horse racing, including, but …
§ 3.07 “Horse race meeting” or “race meeting” or “meeting” shall mean the …
§ 3.071 Inter-track wagering
§ 3.072 “Inter-track wagering licensee” means any organization licensee …
§ 3.073 “Inter-track wagering location licensee” means any organization …
§ 3.074 “Simulcast wagering” means a legal wager placed or accepted at any …
§ 3.075 (a) “Host track” means the organization licensee (i) conducting live …
§ 3.076 “Interstate commission fee” means the fee or commission paid by an …
§ 3.077 Non-host licensee
§ 3.078 “Supplemental interstate simulcast” means an interstate simulcast …
§ 3.079 “Affiliated non-host licensee” means a non-host licensee owned by the …
§ 3.080 “Simulcast program” means the program of simultaneously televised …
§ 3.08 “Minor” means any individual under the age of 18 years
§ 3.09 “Occupation Licensee” means any person who has obtained an occupation …
§ 3.11 “Organization licensee” means any person receiving an organization …
§ 3.12 Pari-mutuel system of wagering
§ 3.13 “Pari-mutuel pool” or “mutuel pool” or “pool” means the total money …
§ 3.14 “Person” means any individual, partnership, corporation, or other …
§ 3.15 “Public official” means a person who is a public officer, as defined …
§ 3.16 “Racing” means horse racing
§ 3.17 “Racing days” (or dates) are days within a horse race meeting on …
§ 3.18 “Executive Director” means the executive director of the Illinois …
§ 3.19 “Stewards” means the steward or stewards representing the Board, the …
§ 3.20 Licensee
§ 3.21 “Facilities” means the offices, racetracks and all related grounds …
§ 3.22 Wagering facility
§ 3.23 Wagering
§ 3.28 Advance deposit wagering licensee
§ 3.29 Advance deposit wagering
§ 3.30 Advance deposit wagering terminal
§ 3.31 Illinois conceived and foaled.Notwithstanding any provision of this …
§ 3.32 Gross receipts
§ 3.33 Adjusted gross receipts
§ 3.34 Organization gaming facility
§ 3.35 Organization gaming license
§ 4 The Board shall consist of 11 members to be appointed by the Governor …
§ 5 As soon as practicable following the effective date of this …
§ 6 Restrictions on Board members
§ 7 Vacancies in the Board shall be filled for the unexpired term in like …
§ 8 Before entering upon the discharge of the duties of his office, each …
§ 9 The Board shall have all powers necessary and proper to fully and …
§ 10 Any Board member or Board employee who is subject to any civil action …
§ 12 (a) Board members shall employ under the “Personnel Code”, as now or …
§ 12.1 (a) The General Assembly finds that the Illinois Racing Industry does …
§ 12.2 Business enterprise program
§ 13 The executive director shall perform any and all duties that the …
§ 14 (a) The Board shall hold regular and special meetings at such times …
§ 14a The Board may employ hearing officers qualified by professional …
§ 15 (a) The Board shall, in its discretion, issue occupation licenses to …
§ 15.1 Upon collection of the fee accompanying the application for an …
§ 15.2 (a) No pari-mutuel clerk, parking attendant or security guard …
§ 15.3 Any person who makes application for an employment position as a …
§ 15.4 The Board shall take disciplinary action authorized by subsection (d) …
§ 15.5 Labor agreements
§ 16 (a) The Board shall, in accordance with Section 15, have the power to …
§ 17 No person shall hold or conduct a horse race meeting except at a …
§ 18 (a) Together with its application, each applicant for racing dates …
§ 19 (a) No organization license may be granted to conduct a horse race …
§ 19.5 Standardbred racetrack in Cook County
§ 20 (a) Any person desiring to conduct a horse race meeting may apply to …
§ 20.1 Authority of licensees
§ 21 (a) Applications for organization licenses must be filed with the …
§ 23 (a) The Board shall promulgate as part of its rules and regulations a …
§ 24 (a) No license shall be issued to or held by an organization licensee …
§ 25 Admission charge; bond; fine
§ 26 Wagering
§ 26.1 For all pari-mutuel wagering conducted pursuant to this Act, breakage …
§ 26.2 In addition to the amount retained by licensees pursuant to Section …
§ 26.3 On and after July 1, 1987, each organization licensee may impose a …
§ 26.4 In addition to the amount retained pursuant to paragraph (10) of …
§ 26.5 Inter-track wagering licensee surcharge
§ 26.7 Advance deposit wagering surcharge
§ 26.8 Beginning on February 1, 2014, each wagering licensee may impose a …
§ 26.9 Beginning on February 1, 2014, in addition to the surcharge imposed …
§ 27 (a) In addition to the organization license fee provided by this Act, …
§ 27.2 Withholding of delinquent child support
§ 28 Except as provided in subsection (g) of Section 27 of this Act, …
§ 28.1 Payments
§ 29 (a) After the privilege or pari-mutuel tax established in Sections …
§ 30 (a) The General Assembly declares that it is the policy of this State …
§ 30.5 Illinois Racing Quarter Horse Breeders Fund
§ 31 (a) The General Assembly declares that it is the policy of this State …
§ 31.1 (a) Unless subsection (a-5) applies, organization licensees …
§ 31.2 Automated external defibrillators
§ 32 Illinois Race Track Improvement Fund
§ 32.1 Pari-mutuel tax credit; statewide racetrack real estate equalization
§ 33.1 (a) The Department of Agriculture shall be responsible for …
§ 34 (a) The Department of State Police shall enforce the racing statutes …
§ 34.1 Compulsive gambling
§ 34.2 Withholding of delinquent child support; signs; statement
§ 34.3 Drug testing
§ 35 Any person holding or conducting any meeting within the State at …
§ 36 (a) Whoever administers or conspires to administer to any horse a …
§ 36a (a) It is recognized that there are horses which exhibit symptoms of …
§ 37 (a) It shall be unlawful for any person: …
§ 38 (a) It is unlawful for any person knowingly to enter or cause to be …
§ 39 (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to engage directly or …
§ 39.1 (a) No person shall, directly or indirectly, accept anything of value …
§ 40 (a) The imposition of any fine or penalty provided in this Act shall …
§ 41 Article 28 of the Criminal Code of 2012, and all other Acts or parts …
§ 42 (a) Except as to the distribution of monies provided for by Sections …
§ 43 Nothing in this Act shall be construed to prevent the use of any …
§ 44 Nothing in this Act applies to any other method or manner of racing …
§ 45 It shall be the duty of the Attorney General and the various State’s …
§ 46 All final decisions of the Board hereunder shall be subject to …
§ 47 If any provision of this Act or the application thereof to any person …
§ 49 The General Assembly declares that it is the policy of this State to …
§ 51 (a) (Blank)
§ 54.75 Horse Racing Equity Trust Fund
§ 55 Study concerning account wagering and fixed odds wagering
§ 56 Gaming pursuant to an organization gaming license

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 230 ILCS 5 - Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • En banc: In the bench or "full bench." Refers to court sessions with the entire membership of a court participating rather than the usual quorum. U.S. courts of appeals usually sit in panels of three judges, but may expand to a larger number in certain cases. They are then said to be sitting en banc.
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • sworn: shall be construed to include the word "affirmed. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.12
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.