(225 ILCS 422/15)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2022)
Powers of the Commission.
(a) The Commission shall regulate repossession agencies and their
employees, managers or agents in accordance with this Act, and to that end may
establish reasonable requirements with respect to proper service and practices
(b) The Commission shall have the following powers:
(1) To require that all employees, agents, or other
personnel used in repossession be employees, agents, or personnel of a licensed repossession agency.
(2) To adopt reasonable and proper rules covering the
exercise of powers conferred upon it by this Act, and reasonable rules governing investigations, hearings, and proceedings under this Act.
(3) To adopt appropriate rules setting forth the
standards and procedures by which it will administer and enforce this Act.
(4) To create special procedures for the receipt and
handling of consumer complaints.
(5) To employ such persons as are needed to
administer and enforce this Act, in such capacities as they are needed, whether as hearing examiners, special examiners, enforcement officers, investigators, or otherwise.
(c) The staff of the Commission shall have full power and authority in the performance of their
official duties to enter into or upon any place, building, or premises of any repossession agency location or branch office location at any reasonable time for
the purpose of inspecting such agency operating under this Act. The Commission shall not set pricing fees for repossessions, personal property storage, skip tracing, or other related services provided by repossession agencies to their clients.
(Source: P.A. 97-576, eff. 7-1-12