(215 ILCS 5/143.20a)
(from Ch. 73, par. 755.20a)
Cancellation of Fire and Marine Policies.
covering property, except policies described in Section 143.13b, of this
Code, issued for the kinds of business enumerated in Class 3 of Section
4 of this Code may be cancelled 10 days following receipt of written notice
by the named insureds if the insured property is found to consist of one
or more of the following:
(a) Buildings to which, following a fire loss, permanent repairs have
not commenced within 60 days after satisfactory adjustment of loss, unless
such delay is a direct result of a labor dispute or weather conditions.
(b) Buildings which have been unoccupied 60 consecutive days, except
buildings which have a seasonal occupancy and buildings which are undergoing
construction, repair or reconstruction and are properly secured against
(c) Buildings on which, because of their physical condition, there is
an outstanding order to vacate, an outstanding demolition order, or which
have been declared unsafe in accordance with applicable law.
(d) Buildings on which heat, water, sewer service or public lighting have
not been connected for 30 consecutive days or more.
(2) All notices of cancellation under this Section shall be sent by
certified mail and regular mail to the address of record of the named insureds.
(3) All cancellations made pursuant to this Section shall be
on a pro rata basis.
(Source: P.A. 86-437.)