(805 ILCS 105/115.85) (from Ch. 32, par. 115.85)
    Sec. 115.85. Effect of nonpayment of fees or taxes. (a) The Secretary of State shall not file any articles, statements, certificates, reports, applications, notices, or other papers relating to any corporation, domestic or foreign, organized under or subject to the provisions of this Act until all fees and charges provided to be paid in connection therewith shall have been paid to him or her, or while the corporation is in default in the payment of any fees, charges or penalties herein provided to be paid by or assessed against it, or when the Illinois Department of Revenue has given notice that the corporation is in default in the filing of a return or the payment of any final assessment of tax, penalty or interest as required by any tax Act administered by the Department.
    (b) The Secretary of State shall not file, with respect to any domestic or foreign corporation, any document required or permitted to be filed by this Act, which has an effective date other than the date of filing until there has been paid by such corporation to the Secretary of State all fees and charges due and payable on or before said effective date.
    (c) No corporation required to pay a penalty under this Act shall maintain any civil action until all such penalties have been paid in full.
(Source: P.A. 86-381.)