Bill Text: IL SB1166 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly | Enrolled


Bill Title: Amends the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that, except as otherwise provided by law, no department shall deny an occupational or professional license based solely on the applicant's citizenship status or immigration status. Amends the Illinois Explosives Act to allow a person admitted for permanent residence to qualify for licensure. Amends the Illinois Plumbing License Law, the Water Well and Pump Installation Contractor's License Act, the Illinois Horse Meat Act, the Liquor Control Act of 1934, and the Safety Deposit License Act to remove references to United States citizenship as a prerequisite for licensure. Amends the Coal Mining Act to remove references to United States citizenship as a prerequisite and references to the ability to speak and understand the American Language. Makes other changes.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 63-0)

Status: (Enrolled) 2019-06-26 - Sent to the Governor [SB1166 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2019-SB1166-Enrolled.html



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1 AN ACT concerning regulation.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is
5amended by adding Section 5-725 as follows:
6 (20 ILCS 5/5-725 new)
7 Sec. 5-725. Licensure; immigration status. Except as
8otherwise provided by law, no department may deny an
9occupational or professional license based solely on the
10applicant's citizenship status or immigration status. The
11General Assembly finds and declares that this Section is a
12State law within the meaning of subsection (d) of Section 1621
13of Title 8 of the United States Code. Nothing in this Section
14shall affect the requirements to obtain a license that are not
15directly related to citizenship status or immigration status.
16Nothing in this Section shall be construed to grant eligibility
17for obtaining any public benefit other than a license.
18 Section 10. The Illinois Explosives Act is amended by
19changing Section 2005 as follows:
20 (225 ILCS 210/2005) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 1-2005)
21 Sec. 2005. Qualifications for licensure.

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1 (a) No person shall qualify to hold a license who:
2 (1) is under 21 years of age;
3 (2) has been convicted in any court of a crime
4 punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year;
5 (3) is under indictment for a crime punishable by
6 imprisonment for a term exceeding one year;
7 (4) is a fugitive from justice;
8 (5) is an unlawful user of or addicted to any
9 controlled substance as defined in Section 102 of the
10 federal Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. Sec. 802 et
11 seq.);
12 (6) has been adjudicated a person with a mental
13 disability as defined in Section 1.1 of the Firearm Owners
14 Identification Card Act; or
15 (7) is not a legal citizen of the United States or
16 lawfully admitted for permanent residence.
17 (b) A person who has been granted a "relief from
18disabilities" regarding criminal convictions and indictments,
19pursuant to the federal Safe Explosives Act (18 U.S.C. Sec.
20845) may receive a license provided all other qualifications
21under this Act are met.
22(Source: P.A. 98-63, eff. 7-9-13; 99-143, eff. 7-27-15.)
23 Section 15. The Illinois Plumbing License Law is amended by
24changing Sections 10 and 17 as follows:

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1 (225 ILCS 320/10) (from Ch. 111, par. 1109)
2 Sec. 10. (1) An applicant for a plumber's license shall
3file a written application in the office of the Department on
4the form designated by the Department at least 30 days before
5the date set by the Department for the examination.
6 (2) The Director shall promptly approve the application for
7examination if:
8 (a) the required application fee has been paid, and
9 (b) (blank), and the applicant has submitted evidence
10 that he or she is a citizen of the United States or has
11 declared his or her intention to become a citizen, and
12 (c) the applicant has submitted evidence that he or she
13 has completed at least a 2 year course of study in a high
14 school, or an equivalent course of study, and
15 (d) the applicant has been employed as an Illinois
16 licensed apprentice plumber under supervision in
17 accordance with this Act for at least 4 years preceding the
18 date of application and has submitted evidence that he or
19 she has worked at the plumbing trade in accordance with
20 this Act for the 4 year Illinois licensed apprentice
21 plumber apprenticeship period, or
22 (e) the applicant has submitted evidence that he or she
23 has successfully completed an approved course of
24 instruction in plumbing supervised directly by an Illinois
25 licensed plumber in colleges, universities, or trade
26 schools.

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1 (3) If the application for examination is approved, the
2Department shall promptly notify the applicant in writing of
3such approval and of the place and time of the examination. If
4the application is disapproved, the Department shall promptly
5notify the applicant in writing of such disapproval, stating
6the reasons for disapproval.
7 (4) If an applicant neglects, fails or refuses to take an
8examination for license under this Act, the application is
9denied. However, such applicant may submit a new application
10for examination, accompanied by the required application fee.
11Application fees for examination for a plumber's license are
12not refundable.
13(Source: P.A. 99-504, eff. 1-1-17.)
14 (225 ILCS 320/17) (from Ch. 111, par. 1116)
15 Sec. 17. (a) Upon the payment of the required fee, an
16applicant who is a plumber, registered or licensed in another
17state, or municipality, may, without examination, be granted a
18license as a licensed plumber by the Department provided:
19 (1) that the applicant is at least twenty-one years of
20 age and is a citizen of the United States, or has declared
21 his intention to become a citizen, and
22 (2) that the Board finds that the requirements for the
23 registration or licensing of plumbers in such other state
24 or municipality, were, at the date of the registration or
25 license, substantially equal to the requirements then in

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1 force in this State, and provided that the same privilege
2 of registration is accorded by said state or municipality,
3 to licensed plumbers in the State of Illinois.
4 (b) A plumber licensed or registered as a plumber by
5another state or municipality, whose license requirements are
6substantially equal to the requirements for an Illinois
7Plumber's license, and such governmental unit, does not have a
8reciprocal agreement with the State of Illinois, may apply for
9and be issued an Illinois Plumber's license provided that the
10applicant successfully passes the Illinois plumber's
11examination and pays the required fees.
12(Source: P.A. 79-1000.)
13 Section 20. The Water Well and Pump Installation
14Contractor's License Act is amended by changing Section 9 as
15follows:
16 (225 ILCS 345/9) (from Ch. 111, par. 7110)
17 (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2022)
18 Sec. 9. Applications for a license, or for renewal thereof,
19and applications for examination shall be made to the
20Department in writing and under oath or affirmation, upon forms
21prescribed and furnished by the Department. Such applications
22shall contain such information as the Department deems
23necessary in order to carry out the provisions of this Act.
24 The Department shall issue a Water Well Contractor's

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1license, a Water Well Pump Installation Contractor's license,
2or a Water Well and Pump Installation Contractor's license to
3any applicant therefor who:
4 (a) is at least 18 years of age,
5 (b) (blank), is a citizen of the United States or has
6 declared his intention to become a citizen of the United
7 States,
8 (c) possesses a good moral character,
9 (d) has had the required experience as follows:
10 (1) an applicant for a water well contractor's
11 license shall have worked two years under the
12 supervision of a licensed water well contractor,
13 (2) an applicant for a water well pump installation
14 contractor's license shall have worked two years under
15 the supervision of a licensed water well pump
16 installation contractor or in the case of those
17 applicants whose experience was gained prior to
18 January 1, 1972, under the supervision of a contractor
19 who was engaged in water well pump installation,
20 (3) an applicant for a water well and pump
21 installation contractor's license shall have worked
22 two years for a licensed water well and pump
23 installation contractor and the applicant shall show
24 evidence satisfactory to the Department that he was
25 engaged in both water well contracting and pump
26 installing during the two year period. For those

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1 applicants who gained their experience prior to
2 January 1, 1972, it shall be sufficient for them to
3 show that they worked under the supervision of a
4 licensed water well contractor who was engaged in pump
5 installation and that they did work in both fields.
6 (e) has made a satisfactory grade on the examination
7 for the particular license for which he is applying.
8 (f) has paid the fee provided by statute.
9 Such licenses shall be serially numbered, shall be signed
10by the Director and issued under the seal of the Department.
11(Source: P.A. 81-791.)
12 Section 25. The Illinois Horse Meat Act is amended by
13changing Section 3.2 as follows:
14 (225 ILCS 635/3.2) (from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 242.2)
15 Sec. 3.2. The following persons are ineligible for
16licenses:
17 a. A person who is not a resident of the city, village
18 or county in which the premises covered by the license are
19 located; except in case of railroad or boat licenses.
20 b. A person who is not of good character and reputation
21 in the community in which he resides.
22 c. (Blank). A person who is not a citizen of the United
23 States.
24 d. A person with a prior conviction of a felony or a

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1 misdemeanor that is directly related to the practice of the
2 profession where such conviction will impair the person's
3 ability to engage in the licensed position.
4 e. (Blank).
5 f. A person whose license issued under this Act has
6 been revoked for cause.
7 g. A person who at the time of application for renewal
8 of any license issued hereunder would not be eligible for
9 such license upon a first application.
10 h. A co-partnership, unless all of the members of such
11 co-partnership shall be qualified to obtain a license.
12 i. A corporation, if any officer, manager or director
13 thereof or any stockholder or stockholders owning in the
14 aggregate more than five percent (5%) of the stock of such
15 corporation, would not be eligible to receive a license
16 hereunder for any reason other than citizenship and
17 residence within the political subdivision.
18 j. A person whose place of business is conducted by a
19 manager or agent unless said manager or agent possesses the
20 same qualifications required of the licensee.
21(Source: P.A. 100-286, eff. 1-1-18.)
22 Section 30. The Coal Mining Act is amended by changing
23Sections 4.01, 5.01, 6.01, 7.02, 7.04, 27.01, 27.02, 32.02, and
2432.03 as follows:

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1 (225 ILCS 705/4.01) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 401)
2 Sec. 4.01. Each applicant for a certificate of competency
3as State Mine Inspector shall produce evidence satisfactory to
4the Mining Board that he is a resident citizen of this State,
5at least thirty years of age; that he has had a practical
6mining experience of ten years, of which at least two years
7shall have been in the State of Illinois, and that he is a man
8of good repute and temperate habits; and that he has a first
9class mine manager's certificate. He shall pass an examination
10as to his practical and technological knowledge of mine
11appliances; of the proper development and operation of coal
12mines; of ventilation in mines; of the nature and properties of
13mine gases; of first aid to the injured and of mine rescue
14methods and appliances, as prescribed by the Department of
15Natural Resources; of the geology of coal measures in this
16State; and of the laws of this State relating to coal mines.
17(Source: P.A. 89-445, eff. 2-7-96.)
18 (225 ILCS 705/5.01) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 501)
19 Sec. 5.01. Each applicant for a certificate of competency
20as mine manager shall produce evidence satisfactory of the
21Mining Board that he is a citizen of the United States or
22lawfully admitted for permanent residence, at least 23 years of
23age; that he has had at least 4 years' practical underground
24mining experience; has been issued a Certificate of Competency
25as Mine Examiner, or its equivalent issued by another state;

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1and that he has satisfactorily completed a course of
2instruction in first aid to the injured and mine rescue methods
3and appliances prescribed by the Department; and that he is a
4man of good repute and temperate habits. He shall also pass
5such examination as to his experience in mines and in the
6management of men; his knowledge of mine machinery and
7appliances; the use of surveying and other instruments used in
8mining; the properties of mine gases; the principles of
9ventilation; and the legal duties and responsibilities of mine
10managers, as shall be prescribed by the rules of the Mining
11Board.
12 Persons who have graduated and hold a degree in engineering
13or an approved 4-year program in coal mining technology from an
14accredited school, college or university are required to have
15only 2 years' practical underground mining experience to
16qualify for the examination for a Certificate of Competency.
17 Persons who have graduated and hold a two-year Associate in
18Applied Science Degree in Coal Mining Technology from an
19accredited school, college or university are required to have
20only 3 years' practical underground mining experience to
21qualify for the examination for a Certificate of Competency.
22(Source: P.A. 79-876.)
23 (225 ILCS 705/6.01) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 601)
24 Sec. 6.01. Each applicant for a certificate of competency
25as mine examiner shall produce evidence satisfactory to the

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1Mining Board that he is a citizen of the United States or
2lawfully admitted for permanent residence, at least 21 years of
3age and of good repute and temperate habits and that he has had
4at least 4 years practical underground mining experience, and
5has been issued a First Class Certificate of Competency by the
6Department of Natural Resources. He shall pass an examination
7as to his experience in mines generating dangerous gases, his
8practical and technological knowledge of the nature and
9properties of mine gases, the laws of ventilation, the
10structures and use of multi-gas detectors, and the laws of this
11State relating to safeguards against fires from any source in
12mines. He shall also submit to the Mining Board satisfactory
13evidence that he has completed a course of training in first
14aid to the injured and mine rescue methods and appliances
15prescribed by the Department. Persons who have graduated and
16hold a degree in engineering or an approved 4-year program in
17coal mining technology from an accredited school, college, or
18university, are required to have only 2 years of practical
19underground mining experience to qualify for the examination
20for a certificate of competency.
21 Persons who have graduated and hold a two-year Associate in
22Applied Science Degree in Coal Mining Technology from an
23accredited school, college or university are required to have
24only 3 years' practical underground mining experience to
25qualify for the examination for a Certificate of Competency as
26a Mine Examiner.

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1(Source: P.A. 99-538, eff. 1-1-17.)
2 (225 ILCS 705/7.02) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 702)
3 Sec. 7.02. Each applicant for a certificate of competency
4as electrical hoisting engineer shall produce evidence
5satisfactory to the Mining Board that he is a citizen of the
6United States or lawfully admitted for permanent residence, at
7least 21 years of age, that he has had two years' experience
8with electrical hoisting equipment, or has completed a training
9course in operation and maintenance of electrical hoisting
10machinery approved by the Mining Board and is of good repute
11and temperate habits. He shall pass an examination as to his
12practical and technical knowledge of the construction of same,
13the care and adjustment of electrical hoisting engines, the
14management and efficiency of electric pumps, ropes and winding
15apparatus and as to his knowledge of the laws of this State in
16relation to signals and the hoisting and lowering of men at
17mines.
18(Source: P.A. 79-876.)
19 (225 ILCS 705/7.04) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 704)
20 Sec. 7.04. The Mining Board may grant a permit to operate a
21second motion engine, or internal combustion engine, at any
22mine employing not more than 10 men, to any person recommended
23to the Mining Board by the State Mine Inspector of the
24district. The applicant for such permit shall have filed with

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1the Mining Board satisfactory evidence that he is a citizen of
2the United States or lawfully admitted for permanent residence,
3that he has had at least one year of experience in operating a
4steam engine, steam boiler, or internal combustion engine and
5understands the handling and care of the same. Such application
6shall be accompanied by a statement from at least three persons
7who will testify from their personal knowledge of the applicant
8that he is a man of good repute and personal habits, and that
9he has, in their judgment, a knowledge of and experience in
10handling boilers and engines as required in this section. Such
11permit shall apply only to the mine for which it was issued,
12and for a period not to exceed one year, except such permit,
13when it expires, may be renewed by the Mining Board from year
14to year if the person holding same requests renewal, and
15certifies by sworn statement that all the circumstances and
16conditions are the same as when said permit was originally
17issued.
18(Source: Laws 1957, p. 2413.)
19 (225 ILCS 705/27.01) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 2701)
20 Sec. 27.01. In all mines in this State which are classified
21as gassy by the State Mine Inspector, and where coal is broken
22down by the use of explosives, a sufficient number of first
23class miners, who are citizens of the United States or lawfully
24admitted for permanent residence and able to speak and
25understand the American Language, shall be designated and

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1employed as drillers and shooters or shot firers. The duties of
2the drillers and shooters or shot firers shall be to prepare
3permissible explosives for breaking down coal in a safe,
4practical and workmanlike manner, and to fire or detonate the
5same.
6(Source: Laws 1953, p. 701.)
7 (225 ILCS 705/27.02) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 2702)
8 Sec. 27.02. In all mines in this State which are classified
9as non-gassy by the State Mine Inspector, and where coal is
10broken down by the use of explosives, a sufficient number of
11first-class miners, who are citizens of the United States or
12lawfully admitted for permanent residence and able to speak and
13understand the American language, shall be designated and
14employed as drillers and shooters or as shot firers. The duties
15of the drillers and shooters or shot firers shall be to prepare
16permissible explosives for breaking down coal in a safe,
17practical and workmanlike manner, and to fire or detonate the
18same.
19(Source: Laws 1953, p. 701.)
20 (225 ILCS 705/32.02) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 3202)
21 Sec. 32.02. The person authorized to weigh the coal and
22keep the record thereof shall be a citizen of the United States
23or lawfully admitted for permanent residence, and shall, before
24entering upon his duties, make and subscribe to an oath before

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1some person duly authorized to administer oaths, that he will
2accurately weigh and carefully keep a true record of all coal
3weighed, and such affidavit shall be kept conspicuously posted
4at the place of weighing.
5(Source: Laws 1953, p. 701.)
6 (225 ILCS 705/32.03) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 3203)
7 Sec. 32.03. The miners at work in any coal mine may employ
8a check weighman at their option and at their own expense,
9whose duty it shall be to balance the scales and see that the
10coal is properly weighed, and that a correct account of the
11same is kept, and for this purpose he shall have access at all
12times to the beam box of the scales, and be afforded every
13facility for verifying the weights while the weighing is being
14done. The check weighman so employed by the miners shall be a
15citizen of the United States or lawfully admitted for permanent
16residence , and, before entering upon his duties, shall make and
17subscribe to an oath, before some person duly authorized to
18administer oaths, that he will faithfully discharge his duties
19as check weighman, and such oath shall be kept conspicuously
20posted at the place of weighing.
21(Source: Laws 1953, p. 701.)
22 Section 35. The Liquor Control Act of 1934 is amended by
23changing Section 6-2 as follows:

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1 (235 ILCS 5/6-2) (from Ch. 43, par. 120)
2 Sec. 6-2. Issuance of licenses to certain persons
3prohibited.
4 (a) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b) of this
5Section and in paragraph (1) of subsection (a) of Section 3-12,
6no license of any kind issued by the State Commission or any
7local commission shall be issued to:
8 (1) A person who is not a resident of any city, village
9 or county in which the premises covered by the license are
10 located; except in case of railroad or boat licenses.
11 (2) A person who is not of good character and
12 reputation in the community in which he resides.
13 (3) (Blank). A person who is not a citizen of the
14 United States.
15 (4) A person who has been convicted of a felony under
16 any Federal or State law, unless the Commission determines
17 that such person will not be impaired by the conviction in
18 engaging in the licensed practice after considering
19 matters set forth in such person's application in
20 accordance with Section 6-2.5 of this Act and the
21 Commission's investigation.
22 (5) A person who has been convicted of keeping a place
23 of prostitution or keeping a place of juvenile
24 prostitution, promoting prostitution that involves keeping
25 a place of prostitution, or promoting juvenile
26 prostitution that involves keeping a place of juvenile

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1 prostitution.
2 (6) A person who has been convicted of pandering.
3 (7) A person whose license issued under this Act has
4 been revoked for cause.
5 (8) A person who at the time of application for renewal
6 of any license issued hereunder would not be eligible for
7 such license upon a first application.
8 (9) A copartnership, if any general partnership
9 thereof, or any limited partnership thereof, owning more
10 than 5% of the aggregate limited partner interest in such
11 copartnership would not be eligible to receive a license
12 hereunder for any reason other than residence within the
13 political subdivision, unless residency is required by
14 local ordinance.
15 (10) A corporation or limited liability company, if any
16 member, officer, manager or director thereof, or any
17 stockholder or stockholders owning in the aggregate more
18 than 5% of the stock of such corporation, would not be
19 eligible to receive a license hereunder for any reason
20 other than citizenship and residence within the political
21 subdivision.
22 (10a) A corporation or limited liability company
23 unless it is incorporated or organized in Illinois, or
24 unless it is a foreign corporation or foreign limited
25 liability company which is qualified under the Business
26 Corporation Act of 1983 or the Limited Liability Company

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1 Act to transact business in Illinois. The Commission shall
2 permit and accept from an applicant for a license under
3 this Act proof prepared from the Secretary of State's
4 website that the corporation or limited liability company
5 is in good standing and is qualified under the Business
6 Corporation Act of 1983 or the Limited Liability Company
7 Act to transact business in Illinois.
8 (11) A person whose place of business is conducted by a
9 manager or agent unless the manager or agent possesses the
10 same qualifications required by the licensee.
11 (12) A person who has been convicted of a violation of
12 any Federal or State law concerning the manufacture,
13 possession or sale of alcoholic liquor, subsequent to the
14 passage of this Act or has forfeited his bond to appear in
15 court to answer charges for any such violation, unless the
16 Commission determines, in accordance with Section 6-2.5 of
17 this Act, that the person will not be impaired by the
18 conviction in engaging in the licensed practice.
19 (13) A person who does not beneficially own the
20 premises for which a license is sought, or does not have a
21 lease thereon for the full period for which the license is
22 to be issued.
23 (14) Any law enforcing public official, including
24 members of local liquor control commissions, any mayor,
25 alderman, or member of the city council or commission, any
26 president of the village board of trustees, any member of a

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1 village board of trustees, or any president or member of a
2 county board; and no such official shall have a direct
3 interest in the manufacture, sale, or distribution of
4 alcoholic liquor, except that a license may be granted to
5 such official in relation to premises that are not located
6 within the territory subject to the jurisdiction of that
7 official if the issuance of such license is approved by the
8 State Liquor Control Commission and except that a license
9 may be granted, in a city or village with a population of
10 55,000 or less, to any alderman, member of a city council,
11 or member of a village board of trustees in relation to
12 premises that are located within the territory subject to
13 the jurisdiction of that official if (i) the sale of
14 alcoholic liquor pursuant to the license is incidental to
15 the selling of food, (ii) the issuance of the license is
16 approved by the State Commission, (iii) the issuance of the
17 license is in accordance with all applicable local
18 ordinances in effect where the premises are located, and
19 (iv) the official granted a license does not vote on
20 alcoholic liquor issues pending before the board or council
21 to which the license holder is elected. Notwithstanding any
22 provision of this paragraph (14) to the contrary, an
23 alderman or member of a city council or commission, a
24 member of a village board of trustees other than the
25 president of the village board of trustees, or a member of
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1 may have a direct interest in the manufacture, sale, or
2 distribution of alcoholic liquor as long as he or she is
3 not a law enforcing public official, a mayor, a village
4 board president, or president of a county board. To prevent
5 any conflict of interest, the elected official with the
6 direct interest in the manufacture, sale, or distribution
7 of alcoholic liquor shall not participate in any meetings,
8 hearings, or decisions on matters impacting the
9 manufacture, sale, or distribution of alcoholic liquor.
10 Furthermore, the mayor of a city with a population of
11 55,000 or less or the president of a village with a
12 population of 55,000 or less may have an interest in the
13 manufacture, sale, or distribution of alcoholic liquor as
14 long as the council or board over which he or she presides
15 has made a local liquor control commissioner appointment
16 that complies with the requirements of Section 4-2 of this
17 Act.
18 (15) A person who is not a beneficial owner of the
19 business to be operated by the licensee.
20 (16) A person who has been convicted of a gambling
21 offense as proscribed by any of subsections (a) (3) through
22 (a) (11) of Section 28-1 of, or as proscribed by Section
23 28-1.1 or 28-3 of, the Criminal Code of 1961 or the
24 Criminal Code of 2012, or as proscribed by a statute
25 replaced by any of the aforesaid statutory provisions.
26 (17) A person or entity to whom a federal wagering

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1 stamp has been issued by the federal government, unless the
2 person or entity is eligible to be issued a license under
3 the Raffles and Poker Runs Act or the Illinois Pull Tabs
4 and Jar Games Act.
5 (18) A person who intends to sell alcoholic liquors for
6 use or consumption on his or her licensed retail premises
7 who does not have liquor liability insurance coverage for
8 that premises in an amount that is at least equal to the
9 maximum liability amounts set out in subsection (a) of
10 Section 6-21.
11 (19) A person who is licensed by any licensing
12 authority as a manufacturer of beer, or any partnership,
13 corporation, limited liability company, or trust or any
14 subsidiary, affiliate, or agent thereof, or any other form
15 of business enterprise licensed as a manufacturer of beer,
16 having any legal, equitable, or beneficial interest,
17 directly or indirectly, in a person licensed in this State
18 as a distributor or importing distributor. For purposes of
19 this paragraph (19), a person who is licensed by any
20 licensing authority as a "manufacturer of beer" shall also
21 mean a brewer and a non-resident dealer who is also a
22 manufacturer of beer, including a partnership,
23 corporation, limited liability company, or trust or any
24 subsidiary, affiliate, or agent thereof, or any other form
25 of business enterprise licensed as a manufacturer of beer.
26 (20) A person who is licensed in this State as a

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1 distributor or importing distributor, or any partnership,
2 corporation, limited liability company, or trust or any
3 subsidiary, affiliate, or agent thereof, or any other form
4 of business enterprise licensed in this State as a
5 distributor or importing distributor having any legal,
6 equitable, or beneficial interest, directly or indirectly,
7 in a person licensed as a manufacturer of beer by any
8 licensing authority, or any partnership, corporation,
9 limited liability company, or trust or any subsidiary,
10 affiliate, or agent thereof, or any other form of business
11 enterprise, except for a person who owns, on or after the
12 effective date of this amendatory Act of the 98th General
13 Assembly, no more than 5% of the outstanding shares of a
14 manufacturer of beer whose shares are publicly traded on an
15 exchange within the meaning of the Securities Exchange Act
16 of 1934. For the purposes of this paragraph (20), a person
17 who is licensed by any licensing authority as a
18 "manufacturer of beer" shall also mean a brewer and a
19 non-resident dealer who is also a manufacturer of beer,
20 including a partnership, corporation, limited liability
21 company, or trust or any subsidiary, affiliate, or agent
22 thereof, or any other form of business enterprise licensed
23 as a manufacturer of beer.
24 (b) A criminal conviction of a corporation is not grounds
25for the denial, suspension, or revocation of a license applied
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1not the result of a violation of any federal or State law
2concerning the manufacture, possession or sale of alcoholic
3liquor, the offense that led to the conviction did not result
4in any financial gain to the corporation and the corporation
5has terminated its relationship with each director, officer,
6employee, or controlling shareholder whose actions directly
7contributed to the conviction of the corporation. The
8Commission shall determine if all provisions of this subsection
9(b) have been met before any action on the corporation's
10license is initiated.
11(Source: P.A. 100-286, eff. 1-1-18.)
12 Section 40. The Safety Deposit License Act is amended by
13changing Section 19 as follows:
14 (240 ILCS 5/19) (from Ch. 17, par. 1469)
15 Sec. 19. No applicant shall be issued a license who:
16 1. (Blank); Is not a citizen of the United States;
17 2. Has been convicted of a felony;
18 3. Has not provided a burglar alarm system for the
19 safe, vault, and other fixtures;
20 4. Has not provided a time lock for the safe, vault or
21 other fixtures;
22 5. Has not provided one or more combination locked
23 steel doors (one in front of the other and no door less
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1 thickness; or one combination locked round or square steel
2 door not less than 3 1/2 inches in thickness;
3 6. Has not provided vault construction (walls, ceiling
4 and floor) of equal resistance to the door;
5 7. Has not placed in a conspicuous place in the
6 location, a sign in large print, telling the depositor what
7 types of protection are being furnished by the licensee;
8 8. Has advertised or advertises that the facilities
9 furnished by him are approved by the Director.
10 Any of the requirements set forth in this section which are
11not capable of fulfillment because of wartime restrictions may
12during the war time emergency, be waived by the Director.
13(Source: Laws 1967, p. 1668.)
14 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
15becoming law.
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