(815 ILCS 370/5)
(from Ch. 5, par. 1705)
Testing and fees.
(a) The Department shall, upon the complaint of any distributor, retailer,
or customer, on a random sample basis or when it deems necessary, test or cause
to be tested, motor fuel or petroleum sold or offered for sale to determine the
quality of the motor fuel or petroleum.
(b) If the Department does not have the laboratory capability to test motor
or petroleum fuel in accordance with the requirements of this Act, it may
contract with laboratories that have such capabilities for the testing of motor
fuel samples submitted by the Department.
(c) The Department shall, in addition to the specified monetary penalty,
assess and collect a fee of $100 for administrative costs, collect a
fee for sampling in an amount not to exceed the actual cost, and collect the
actual cost for the laboratory testing of each sample found by an
administrative hearing to be out of compliance with Illinois standards.
(d) Administrative, sampling and laboratory testing costs shall be
paid by the last seller of the motor fuel or petroleum at the location where
the out of compliance sample was obtained.
(Source: P.A. 88-582, eff. 1-1-95.)