(815 ILCS 370/7)
(from Ch. 5, par. 1707)
Administrative hearing and penalties.
When an administrative
hearing is held, the hearing officer, upon determination of a violation of
this Act or rules, other than violation of subsection (b) of Section 7.1, shall:
(a) Levy the following administrative monetary penalties:
(1) $500 for a first violation;
(2) $1,500 for a second violation within 2 years of
Any penalty levied shall be collected by the Department and paid into the
Motor Fuel and Petroleum Standards Fund. Monetary penalties not paid
within 60 days of notice from the Department shall be submitted to the
Attorney General's Office for collection.
All decisions and actions of the Department are subject to the Illinois
Administrative Procedure Act and the Department's Administrative Rules
which pertain to administrative hearings, petitions, proceedings, contested
cases, declaratory rulings and availability of Department files for public
All final administrative decisions of the Department shall be subject to
judicial review pursuant to the provisions of the Administrative Review
Law, and all amendments and modifications thereof, and the rules adopted
pursuant thereto. The term "administrative decision" is defined in
Section 3-101 of the Code of Civil Procedure.
(Source: P.A. 96-1333, eff. 7-27-10.)