(805 ILCS 405/3b)
(a) A person shall not advertise or cause to be listed in a telephone
directory an assumed or fictitious business name that intentionally
misrepresents where the business is actually located or operating or falsely
states that the business is located or operating in the area covered by the
This subsection (a) does not apply to a telephone service provider or
to the publisher or distributor of a telephone service directory, unless the
conduct prescribed in this subsection (a) is on behalf of that telephone
service provider or that publisher or distributor.
(b) This Section does not apply to any foreign person or foreign entity that
has gross annual revenues in excess of $100,000,000.
(c) A foreign limited partnership that violates this Section is guilty of
a petty offense and must be fined not less than $501 and not more than $1,000.
A foreign limited partnership is guilty of an additional offense for each
additional day in violation of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 91-906, eff. 1-1-01.)