(225 ILCS 650/19.2)
(from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 319.2)
Administrative hearings and penalties.
When an administrative hearing is held, the hearing officer, upon
determination of a violation of this Act or rules promulgated under this Act,
may assess the following administrative penalties in addition to or instead of
a suspension or revocation of the license as provided in Section 19 of this
(a) $150 for illegal advertising.
(b) $200 for operating without being licensed as a
meat broker, poultry broker, or meat and poultry broker.
(c) $300 for misbranding as defined in Section 2.20
(d) no less than $500 and no greater than $5,000 for
sale of uninspected meat.
(e) no less than $500 and no greater than $5,000 for
(e-5) $500 for detaching, breaking, changing, or
tampering with any official seal, seizure tag, rejected tag, or retained tag in any way whatsoever.
(f) $500 for selling a product in violation of the
approved label specifications.
(g) $500 for removal of meat or poultry products
(h-5) no less than $500, but no more than $5,000 for
operating outside approved hours of operation or approved overtime.
(i) No less than $500 but no more than $5,000 for
operating without being licensed as a meat processor or slaughterer.
In the case of a second or subsequent violation within 3 years of the
first violation, the penalty shall be doubled. Penalties not paid within 60
days of notice from the Department shall be submitted to the Attorney General's
office or an approved private collection agency for collection.
(Source: P.A. 91-170, eff. 1-1-00.)