TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER X: DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER i: MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH
PART 672 WIC VENDOR MANAGEMENT CODE
SECTION 672.450 ASSIGNMENT OR TRANSFER
Section 672.450 Assignment or Transfer
a) The Vendor shall not sell, assign, or transfer in any manner its Authorization, the WIC Vendor Contract, WIC Vendor Stamp, or WIC Vendor Number. Any actual or attempted sale, assignment or transfer of the Authorization, WIC Vendor Contract, WIC Vendor Stamp, or WIC Vendor Number shall be a material breach of the WIC Vendor Contract.
b) It shall also be a material breach of the WIC Vendor Contract if any unauthorized individual, corporation, partnership, limited partnership, unincorporated association, Limited Liability Company, or former Vendor improperly acquires WIC Authorization after the death of a Vendor (if an individual) or the voluntary or involuntary dissolution of a Vendor corporation, partnership, limited partnership, unincorporated association, Limited Liability Company, or firm, and shall subject the Vendor to disqualification from Authorization, repudiation of its contract and a fine assessment in accordance with Sections 672.510 and 672.520 of this Part. In addition, any assignee, transferee, buyer, or recipient of a Vendor's Authorization, WIC Vendor Contract, WIC Vendor Stamp, or WIC Vendor Number shall be in violation of this Part and shall be subject to the same sanctions.
c) At least 15 calendar days in advance, the Vendor shall notify the Department of any scheduled sale, lease, bankruptcy or cessation of the Vendor's Business Entity, or of any sale of a majority interest in the Vendor's Corporation, partnership, sole proprietorship, or Business Entity. Such notification shall be sent by certified mail and in writing to the place and address listed in the WIC Vendor Contract, Section XVI, Notices.
(Source: Amended at 24 Ill. Reg. 7509, effective May 1, 2000)