(505 ILCS 17/40)
Termination or alteration of contracts.
(a) A contractor may not provide, offer, or execute a production contract
allows the contractor to unilaterally terminate the contract unless (i) the
termination is the
result of a legitimate force majeure as applied to the contractor or (ii) the
producer breaches a material term of the contract or
voluntarily abandons the contractual relationship.
(b) A contractor may not alter the quality, quantity, or delivery times of
inputs provided to the producer, unless agreed to by the producer.
(c) Any cancellation or termination provisions must include specific causes
the cancellation or termination and any circumstances under which the commodity
produced under the contract might be rejected in whole or part by the
(d) Any circumstances in which the compensation to be paid by a producer
be discounted or increased shall include specific causes to be clearly and
(Source: P.A. 93-522, eff. 1-1-05