(215 ILCS 159/70)
Injunctions; civil remedies; cease and desist.
(a) In addition to the penalties and other enforcement provisions of this Act, if any person violates this Act or any rules implementing this Act, the Director may seek an injunction in a court of competent jurisdiction and may apply for temporary and permanent orders that the Director determines are necessary to restrain the person from committing the violation.
(b) Any person damaged by the acts of a person in violation of this Act may bring a civil action against the person committing the violation in a court of competent jurisdiction.
(c) The Director may issue, in accordance with Section 401.1 of the Illinois Insurance Code and the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act, a cease and desist order upon a person that violates any provision of this Act, any regulation or order adopted by the Director, or any written agreement entered into with the Director.
(d) In addition to the penalties and other enforcement provisions of this Act, any person who violates this Act is subject to civil penalties of up to $50,000 per violation. Each separate violation of this Act shall be a separate offense. If a person is subject to an order of the Director for violations of this Act and continually fails to obey or neglects to obey the order, then each day of such failure or neglect shall be deemed a separate offense. Imposition of civil penalties shall be pursuant to an order of the Director. The Director's order may require a person found to be in violation of this Act to make restitution to persons aggrieved by violations of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 96-736, eff. 7-1-10