(505 ILCS 25/10) (from Ch. 5, par. 1410)
    Sec. 10. Refunds.
    (a) Any seller of cattle who has had monies deducted from his gross sales receipts under the provisions of this Act, shall be entitled to a prompt and full refund. Any seller of cattle who has had monies deducted from his gross sale receipts under the provisions of the Federal Beef Promotion and Research Order, as amended from time to time, shall be entitled to receive a refund which may be made in a manner consistent with the coordination of this Act and the National Beef Promotion Research Program for such time as such Program may be in effect.
    (b) The Checkoff Division shall make available to all collecting agents business forms permitting requests for refund, such forms to be submitted by the objecting cattle producer or owner within 30 days of the sale transaction.
    (c) Refund claims by the cattle producer or owner shall include his signature, date of sale, place of sale, number of cattle and amount of assessment deducted, and shall have attached thereto proof of the assessment deducted.
    (d) If the Checkoff Division has reasonable doubt that a refund claim is valid, it may withhold payment and take such action as may be deemed necessary to determine its validity.
    (e) All requests for refunds shall be initiated by the producer only.
(Source: P.A. 99-389, eff. 8-18-15.)