(225 ILCS 427/10)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2020)
As used in this Act:
"Address of record" means the designated address recorded by the Department in the applicant's or licensee's application file or license file maintained by the Department's licensure maintenance unit. It is the duty of the applicant or licensee to inform the Department of any change of address, and such changes must be made either through the Department's website or by contacting the Department's licensure maintenance unit.
"Advertise" means, but is not limited to, issuing or causing to be distributed any card, sign or device to any person; or causing, permitting or allowing any sign or marking on or in any building, structure, newspaper, magazine or directory, or on radio or television; or advertising by any other means designed to secure public attention.
"Board" means the Illinois Community Association Manager Licensing and Disciplinary Board.
"Community association" means an association in which membership is a condition of ownership or shareholder interest of a unit in a condominium, cooperative, townhouse, villa, or other residential unit which is part of a residential development plan and that is authorized to impose an assessment, rents, or other costs that may become a lien on the unit or lot.
"Community Association Management Agency" means a company, firm, corporation, limited liability company, or other entity that engages in the community association management business and employs, in addition to the licensee-in-charge, at least one other person in conducting such business.
"Community association manager" means an individual who administers for remuneration the financial, administrative, maintenance, or other duties for the community association, including the following services: (A) collecting, controlling or disbursing funds of the community association or having the authority to do so; (B) preparing budgets or other financial documents for the community association; (C) assisting in the conduct of community association meetings; (D) maintaining association records; and (E) administrating association contracts, as stated in the declaration, bylaws, proprietary lease, declaration of covenants, or other governing document of the community association. "Community association manager" does not mean support staff, including, but not limited to bookkeepers, administrative assistants, secretaries, property inspectors, or customer service representatives.
"Department" means the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
"License" means the license issued to a person to act as a community association manager under this Act or other authority to practice issued under this Act.
"Person" means any individual, firm, corporation, partnership, organization, or body politic.
"Licensee-in-charge" means a person licensed as a community association manager who has been designated by a Community Association Management Agency as the full-time management employee or owner who assumes sole responsibility for maintaining all records required by this Act and who assumes sole responsibility for assuring the licensed agency's compliance with its responsibilities as stated in the Act.
"Secretary" means the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation.
(Source: P.A. 96-726, eff. 7-1-10