(505 ILCS 90/22) (from Ch. 5, par. 82)
    Sec. 22. Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this Act with reference to the sale, shipment, transportation, receipt or delivery of nursery stock without inspection or certificate, or with reference to treatment of nursery stock, plants, plant products or other property; or who shall forge, counterfeit, deface, alter, destroy or wrongfully use a certificate belonging to another person or fail to obtain a certificate of inspection or nursery dealer's certificate; or who shall use a certificate after it has been suspended or revoked or has expired; or who shall transport, receive or convey any article into the State of Illinois in violation of any proclamation of the Governor or regulation of the Department or any Federal quarantine, or who, having received the same directly or indirectly shall refuse to dispose of the same as the Department may direct; or who shall violate any proclamation of the Governor or quarantine or rule, regulation or order of the Department as provided for in this Act; or who shall maintain a nuisance after receiving notice from the Department to abate the same shall be adjudged guilty of a business offense and shall be subject to a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $10,000. The fines collected under this Act shall be paid to the Department and by it paid into the Pesticide Control Fund, Director as Trustee, to be used for the administration of this Act.
    Any person who impedes, obstructs, hinders or otherwise prevents or attempts to prevent the Director in the performance of official duties shall be guilty of a Class B misdemeanor for the first violation and guilty of a Class A misdemeanor for subsequent violations. Any person using physical force against the Director in the performance of official duties shall be guilty of a Class 4 felony.
(Source: P.A. 85-324.)