(625 ILCS 5/18c-4202)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 18c-4202)
Household goods common carrier certificates.
(1) Prerequisite to operation as a household goods common
No person shall operate as a household goods common carrier
unless such person possesses a common carrier of household goods
certificate issued by the Commission and in good standing.
(2) Requirements for issuance.
The Commission shall grant an application for a common
carrier of household goods certificate, in whole or in part, to the extent
it finds that the application was properly filed; a public
need for the service exists; the applicant is fit, willing
and able to provide the service in compliance with this Chapter,
Commission regulations or orders; and the public
convenience and necessity requires issuance of the
certificate. Otherwise, the application shall be denied. The burden of
proving that the requirements for issuance of a common carrier of
certificate have been met shall be borne by the applicant.
(3) Duties and practices of household goods common carriers.
Household goods common carriers shall provide safe and adequate
transportation service to the general public within the scope
of their authorities and in compliance with this Chapter,
Commission regulations and orders. Such service shall be at
reasonable rates and without discrimination.
(Source: P.A. 89-444, eff. 1-25-96.)