§ 230 ILCS 5/1 This Act shall be known and may be cited as the “Illinois Horse …
§ 230 ILCS 5/1.2 Legislative intent
§ 230 ILCS 5/1.3 Legislative findings
§ 230 ILCS 5/2 There is hereby created and established an Illinois Racing Board …
§ 230 ILCS 5/2.5 Separation from Department of Revenue
§ 230 ILCS 5/3 As used in this Act, except where the context otherwise requires, the …
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.01 “Board” means the Illinois Racing Board
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.02 “Breakage” means the odd cents by which the amount payable on each …
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.04 “Director of mutuels” means the individual representing the Board in …
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.05 “Family” means husband, wife, brother, or sister, parents, and …
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.06 “Horse racing” shall mean any type of horse racing, including, but …
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.07 “Horse race meeting” or “race meeting” or “meeting” shall mean the …
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.071 Inter-track wagering
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.072 “Inter-track wagering licensee” means any organization licensee …
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.073 “Inter-track wagering location licensee” means any organization …
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.074 “Simulcast wagering” means a legal wager placed or accepted at any …
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.075 (a) “Host track” means the organization licensee (i) conducting live …
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.076 “Interstate commission fee” means the fee or commission paid by an …
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.077 Non-host licensee
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.078 “Supplemental interstate simulcast” means an interstate simulcast …
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.079 “Affiliated non-host licensee” means a non-host licensee owned by the …
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.080 “Simulcast program” means the program of simultaneously televised …
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.08 “Minor” means any individual under the age of 18 years
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.09 “Occupation Licensee” means any person who has obtained an occupation …
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.11 “Organization licensee” means any person receiving an organization …
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.12 Pari-mutuel system of wagering
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.13 “Pari-mutuel pool” or “mutuel pool” or “pool” means the total money …
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.14 “Person” means any individual, partnership, corporation, or other …
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.15 “Public official” means a person who is a public officer, as defined …
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.16 “Racing” means horse racing
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.17 “Racing days” (or dates) are days within a horse race meeting on …
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.18 “Executive Director” means the executive director of the Illinois …
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.19 “Stewards” means the steward or stewards representing the Board, the …
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.20 Licensee
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.21 “Facilities” means the offices, racetracks and all related grounds …
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.22 Wagering facility
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.23 Wagering
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.28 Advance deposit wagering licensee
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.29 Advance deposit wagering
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.30 Advance deposit wagering terminal
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.31 Illinois conceived and foaled.Notwithstanding any provision of this …
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.32 Gross receipts
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.33 Adjusted gross receipts
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.34 Organization gaming facility
§ 230 ILCS 5/3.35 Organization gaming license
§ 230 ILCS 5/4 The Board shall consist of 11 members to be appointed by the Governor …
§ 230 ILCS 5/5 As soon as practicable following the effective date of this …
§ 230 ILCS 5/6 Restrictions on Board members
§ 230 ILCS 5/7 Vacancies in the Board shall be filled for the unexpired term in like …
§ 230 ILCS 5/8 Before entering upon the discharge of the duties of his office, each …
§ 230 ILCS 5/9 The Board shall have all powers necessary and proper to fully and …
§ 230 ILCS 5/10 Any Board member or Board employee who is subject to any civil action …
§ 230 ILCS 5/12 (a) Board members shall employ under the “Personnel Code”, as now or …
§ 230 ILCS 5/12.1 (a) The General Assembly finds that the Illinois Racing Industry does …
§ 230 ILCS 5/12.2 Business enterprise program
§ 230 ILCS 5/13 The executive director shall perform any and all duties that the …
§ 230 ILCS 5/14 (a) The Board shall hold regular and special meetings at such times …
§ 230 ILCS 5/14a The Board may employ hearing officers qualified by professional …
§ 230 ILCS 5/15 (a) The Board shall, in its discretion, issue occupation licenses to …
§ 230 ILCS 5/15.1 Upon collection of the fee accompanying the application for an …
§ 230 ILCS 5/15.2 (a) No pari-mutuel clerk, parking attendant or security guard …
§ 230 ILCS 5/15.3 Any person who makes application for an employment position as a …
§ 230 ILCS 5/15.4 The Board shall take disciplinary action authorized by subsection (d) …
§ 230 ILCS 5/15.5 Labor agreements
§ 230 ILCS 5/16 (a) The Board shall, in accordance with Section 15, have the power to …
§ 230 ILCS 5/17 No person shall hold or conduct a horse race meeting except at a …
§ 230 ILCS 5/18 (a) Together with its application, each applicant for racing dates …
§ 230 ILCS 5/19 (a) No organization license may be granted to conduct a horse race …
§ 230 ILCS 5/19.5 Standardbred racetrack in Cook County
§ 230 ILCS 5/20 (a) Any person desiring to conduct a horse race meeting may apply to …
§ 230 ILCS 5/20.1 Authority of licensees
§ 230 ILCS 5/21 (a) Applications for organization licenses must be filed with the …
§ 230 ILCS 5/23 (a) The Board shall promulgate as part of its rules and regulations a …
§ 230 ILCS 5/24 (a) No license shall be issued to or held by an organization licensee …
§ 230 ILCS 5/25 Admission charge; bond; fine
§ 230 ILCS 5/26 Wagering
§ 230 ILCS 5/26.1 For all pari-mutuel wagering conducted pursuant to this Act, breakage …
§ 230 ILCS 5/26.2 In addition to the amount retained by licensees pursuant to Section …
§ 230 ILCS 5/26.3 On and after July 1, 1987, each organization licensee may impose a …
§ 230 ILCS 5/26.4 In addition to the amount retained pursuant to paragraph (10) of …
§ 230 ILCS 5/26.5 Inter-track wagering licensee surcharge
§ 230 ILCS 5/26.7 Advance deposit wagering surcharge
§ 230 ILCS 5/26.8 Beginning on February 1, 2014, each wagering licensee may impose a …
§ 230 ILCS 5/26.9 Beginning on February 1, 2014, in addition to the surcharge imposed …
§ 230 ILCS 5/27 (a) In addition to the organization license fee provided by this Act, …
§ 230 ILCS 5/27.2 Withholding of delinquent child support
§ 230 ILCS 5/28 Except as provided in subsection (g) of Section 27 of this Act, …
§ 230 ILCS 5/28.1 Payments
§ 230 ILCS 5/29 (a) After the privilege or pari-mutuel tax established in Sections …
§ 230 ILCS 5/30 (a) The General Assembly declares that it is the policy of this State …
§ 230 ILCS 5/30.5 Illinois Racing Quarter Horse Breeders Fund
§ 230 ILCS 5/31 (a) The General Assembly declares that it is the policy of this State …
§ 230 ILCS 5/31.1 (a) Unless subsection (a-5) applies, organization licensees …
§ 230 ILCS 5/31.2 Automated external defibrillators
§ 230 ILCS 5/32 Illinois Race Track Improvement Fund
§ 230 ILCS 5/32.1 Pari-mutuel tax credit; statewide racetrack real estate equalization
§ 230 ILCS 5/33.1 (a) The Department of Agriculture shall be responsible for …
§ 230 ILCS 5/34 (a) The Illinois State Police shall enforce the racing statutes of …
§ 230 ILCS 5/34.1 Compulsive gambling
§ 230 ILCS 5/34.2 Withholding of delinquent child support; signs; statement
§ 230 ILCS 5/34.3 Drug testing
§ 230 ILCS 5/35 Any person holding or conducting any meeting within the State at …
§ 230 ILCS 5/36 (a) Whoever administers or conspires to administer to any horse a …
§ 230 ILCS 5/36a (a) It is recognized that there are horses which exhibit symptoms of …
§ 230 ILCS 5/37 (a) It shall be unlawful for any person: …
§ 230 ILCS 5/38 (a) It is unlawful for any person knowingly to enter or cause to be …
§ 230 ILCS 5/39 (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to engage directly or …
§ 230 ILCS 5/39.1 (a) No person shall, directly or indirectly, accept anything of value …
§ 230 ILCS 5/40 (a) The imposition of any fine or penalty provided in this Act shall …
§ 230 ILCS 5/41 Article 28 of the Criminal Code of 2012, and all other Acts or parts …
§ 230 ILCS 5/42 (a) Except as to the distribution of monies provided for by Sections …
§ 230 ILCS 5/43 Nothing in this Act shall be construed to prevent the use of any …
§ 230 ILCS 5/44 Nothing in this Act applies to any other method or manner of racing …
§ 230 ILCS 5/45 It shall be the duty of the Attorney General and the various State’s …
§ 230 ILCS 5/46 All final decisions of the Board hereunder shall be subject to …
§ 230 ILCS 5/47 If any provision of this Act or the application thereof to any person …
§ 230 ILCS 5/49 The General Assembly declares that it is the policy of this State to …
§ 230 ILCS 5/51 (a) (Blank)
§ 230 ILCS 5/54.75 Horse Racing Equity Trust Fund
§ 230 ILCS 5/55 Study concerning account wagering and fixed odds wagering
§ 230 ILCS 5/56 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.
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • board: means the board of trustees of a museum district. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 55 ILCS 5/5-31003
  • 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.
  • Circuit clerk: means clerk of the circuit court. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.26
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Contractual services: shall include all purchases, leases, and contracts for impersonal services, necessary for the operation of any Office, department, institution or agency of the county government which are not encompassed in the above definition of "supplies, material and equipment". See Illinois Compiled Statutes 55 ILCS 5/5-36004
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • County board: means the board of county commissioners in counties not under township organization, and the board of supervisors in counties under township organization, and the board of commissioners of Cook County. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.07
  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • 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.
  • development of real property: means the construction, installation, planting or creation of any permanent improvement of real property in which a museum district has or has taken steps to acquire an interest. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 55 ILCS 5/5-31003
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • 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.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Expressways: means streets, avenues, roads and drives constituting limited access roadways, with all auxiliary streets, avenues, roads, drives, bridges, viaducts, underpasses, and approaches for ingress and egress to and from the main thoroughfares of such streets, avenues, roads and drives, and other necessary or appropriate appurtenances thereto, to facilitate the movement of through traffic, to be constructed in accordance with the resolutions of the Board of Commissioners heretofore or hereafter approved by the Department of Public Works and Buildings or the Department of Transportation of the State of Illinois and in accordance with the provisions of Section 15d of "An Act to revise the law in relation to roads and bridges" approved June 27, 1913, as amended or Section 5-403 of the "Illinois Highway Code" as the same may from time to time be amended. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 55 ILCS 5/5-34008
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Heretofore: means any time previous to the day on which the statute takes effect; and the word "hereafter" at any time after such day. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.17
  • 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.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • 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
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" a calendar year unless otherwise expressed; and the word "year" alone, is equivalent to the expression "year of our Lord. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.10
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Municipalities: has the meaning established in Section 1 of Article VII of the Constitution of the State of Illinois of 1970. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.27
  • museum district: means a museum district organized under this Division. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 55 ILCS 5/5-31003
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • oath: shall be deemed to include an affirmation, and the word "sworn" shall be construed to include the word "affirmed. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.12
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • political party: means a political party as defined in Section 7-2 of The Election Code. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 55 ILCS 5/5-31003
  • 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.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • 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).
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • superhighways: means streets, avenues, roads and drives constituting limited access roadways, with all auxiliary streets, avenues, roads, drives, bridges, viaducts, underpasses, and approaches for ingress and egress to and from the main thoroughfares of such streets, avenues, roads, and drives, and other necessary or appropriate appurtenances thereto, to facilitate the movement of through traffic, to be constructed in accordance with the resolutions of the County Board heretofore or hereafter approved by the Department of Public Works and Buildings or the Department of Transportation of the State of Illinois. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 55 ILCS 5/5-33007
  • sworn: shall be construed to include the word "affirmed. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.12
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • trustee: means a trustee of a museum district. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 55 ILCS 5/5-31003
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Units of local government: has the meaning established in Section 1 of Article VII of the Constitution of the State of Illinois of 1970. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.28
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.