(225 ILCS 460/8)
(from Ch. 23, par. 5108)
(a) No person shall act as a professional solicitor in the
employ of a professional fund raiser required to register pursuant to
Section 6 of this Act before he has registered with the Attorney General or
after the expiration or cancellation of such registration or any renewal
thereof. Application for registration or re-registration shall be in
writing, under oath, in the form prescribed by the Attorney General. It
shall describe the method and amount the solicitor will be paid and the
charities for which the solicitor will be soliciting. Such registration or
re-registration when effected shall be for a period of one year, or a part
thereof, expiring on the 30th day of June, and may be renewed upon written
application, under oath, in the form prescribed by the Attorney General for
additional one year periods.
(b) Any person who violates the provisions of this Section is guilty of
a Class A misdemeanor.
(c) No person convicted of a felony may register as a professional
solicitor. No person convicted of a misdemeanor involving
fiscal wrongdoing, breach of fiduciary duty, or a violation of this Act may
register as a professional solicitor.
(d) Any person who violates the provisions of this Section shall not be
entitled to keep or receive fees, salaries, commissions, or any
compensation as a result or on account of the solicitations or fund raising
campaigns, and at the request of the Attorney General a court may order
that such fees, salaries, commissions, or compensation shall be forfeited
and distributed for charitable use.
(Source: P.A. 87-755.)