(35 ILCS 200/25-30)
Failure of collector to attend tax sale.
If any county collector
or designated deputy fails to attend any sale advertised under this Code, and
offer property for sale as required by law, he or she shall be liable to pay
the amount of taxes, special assessments and costs due on the advertised
property. The county collector may afterwards advertise and sell the delinquent
property to reimburse himself or herself for the amount advanced by him or her,
but at the sale no property shall be forfeited to the State.
(Source: Laws 1939, p. 886; P.A. 88-455.)