(b) The State Fire Marshal may
summarily suspend a license under this Act,
without a hearing, simultaneously with the filing of a formal complaint and
notice for a
hearing, if the State Fire Marshal finds that the continued operations of the
would constitute an immediate danger to the public. In the event the State
suspends a license under this subsection, a hearing by the hearing officer
the State Fire Marshal shall be held within 20 days after the suspension
continued at the request of the licensee.
(c) Disposition may be made of any formal complaint by consent order between
the State Fire Marshal and the licensee.
(d) The State Fire Marshal shall reinstate a license to good standing
Act, upon recommendation to the State Fire Marshal, after a hearing before the
officer authorized by the State Fire Marshal. The State Fire Marshal shall be
the applicant's renewed practice is not contrary to the public interest.
(e) The State Fire Marshal may conduct hearings and issue cease and desist
to persons who engage in activities prohibited by this Act without having a
certificate, or registration. Any person in violation of a cease and desist
order entered by
the State Fire Marshal shall be subject to all of the remedies provided by law
addition, shall be subject to a civil penalty payable to the party injured by
(f) The State Fire Marshal shall seek to achieve consistency in the
the foregoing sanctions and consent orders and significant departure from prior
involving similar conduct shall be explained in the State Fire Marshal's
(g) Upon the suspension or revocation of a license issued under this Act, a
licensee shall surrender the license to the State Fire Marshal and, upon
to do so, the
State Fire Marshal shall seize the same.
(g-5) Any person, business, or corporation whose license has been revoked
under the provisions of this Act is prohibited, for a period of 2 years from
the date of revocation, from owning more than 7 1/2% of a business or
corporation licensed under this Act.
(h) The State Fire Marshal may refuse to issue or may suspend the license of
person who fails to file a return, to pay the tax, penalty, or interest shown
in a filed
return, or to pay any final assessment of tax, penalty, or interest, as
by any tax
Act administered by the Illinois Department of Revenue, until the time
requirements of any such tax Act are satisfied.
(Source: P.A. 92-618, eff. 7-11-02