(30 ILCS 167/35)
(a) Every final administrative decision of the Attorney General to not list or to remove from
the directory a
brand family or tobacco product manufacturer shall be subject to judicial review only under and in accordance with the Administrative Review Law. The provisions of the Administrative Review Law, and the rules adopted pursuant thereto, apply to and govern all proceedings for the judicial review of final administrative decisions of the Attorney General under this subsection. The term "administrative decision" is defined as in Section 3-101 of the Code of Civil Procedure.
(b) No person shall be issued a license or granted a renewal of a license to
act as a
distributor unless the person has certified in writing, under penalty of
perjury, that the person will comply fully with this Act.
(c) The Attorney General may promulgate rules necessary to effect the
purposes of this Act.
(d) In any action brought by the State to enforce this Act, the State shall
be entitled to
recover the costs of investigation, expert witness fees, costs of the action,
and reasonable attorney fees.
(e) If a court determines that a person has violated this Act, the court
shall order any
profits, gain, gross receipts, or other benefit from the violation to be
disgorged and paid to the General Revenue Fund.
(f) Unless otherwise expressly provided the remedies or penalties provided
by this Act are
cumulative to each other and to the remedies or penalties available under all
other laws of this State.
(Source: P.A. 93-446, eff. 1-1-04; 94-575, eff. 8-12-05.)