(210 ILCS 47/3-102)
Necessity of license.
No person may establish, operate, maintain, offer or advertise a facility within this State unless and until he or she obtains a valid license therefore as hereinafter provided, which license remains unsuspended, unrevoked and unexpired. No public official or employee may place any person in, or recommend that any person be placed in, or directly or indirectly cause any person to be placed in any facility which is being operated without a valid license.
(Source: P.A. 96-339, eff. 7-1-10