(20 ILCS 655/12-5) (from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 622)
    Sec. 12-5. Loan Applications. Applications for loans shall be submitted to the Department on forms and subject to filing fees prescribed by the Department. The Department shall not be prohibited from soliciting such applications. The Department shall conduct such investigation and obtain such information concerning the business as is necessary and diligent to complete a loan agreement. The Department's investigation shall include facts about the company's history, job opportunities, stability of employment, past and present condition and structure, actual and pro-forma income statements, present and future market prospects and management qualifications and any other aspects material to the financing request.
    After consideration of such data and after such other action as is deemed appropriate, the Department shall approve or deny the application. If the Department approves the application, its approval shall specify the amount of funds to be provided and the loan agreement provisions. The business shall be promptly notified of such action by the Department.
(Source: P.A. 84-165.)