(815 ILCS 407/1) (was 720 ILCS 345/1)
    Sec. 1. It shall be unlawful for any junk dealer, pawn broker, or any second hand dealer, either directly or indirectly, to purchase or receive by way of barter or exchange, or otherwise, anything of value, or to receive on deposit or pledge anything of value, as security for a loan of money, from any person, either male or female, under the age of their legal majorities respectively.
(Source: Laws 1911, p. 294.)