(735 ILCS 5/12-1005)
(from Ch. 110, par. 12-1005)
Liability for seizing exempt property.
If any officer by
virtue of any judgment or process,
or any other person by any right of distress takes or seizes any of
the articles of property exempted from levy and sale, as provided in Part
10 of Article XII of this Act,
such officer or person shall be liable in a civil action to the party damaged for double
the value of the property so illegally taken or seized
and costs of the action.
(Source: P.A. 83-707.)