(420 ILCS 20/17)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 241-17)
(a) Any person operating any facility in violation of Section 8
shall be subject to a civil penalty not to exceed $100,000 per day of
(b) Any person failing to pay the fees provided for in
Section 13 shall be liable to a civil penalty not to exceed 4 times the
amount of the fees not paid.
(c) At the request of the Agency, the civil penalties shall be recovered
in an action brought by the Attorney General on behalf of the State in the
circuit court in which the violation occurred. All amounts collected from
fines under this Section shall be deposited in the Low-Level Radioactive
Waste Facility Closure, Post-Closure Care and Compensation Fund.
(Source: P.A. 95-777, eff. 8-4-08.)