(815 ILCS 705/10) (from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 1710)
    Sec. 10. Registration and Annual Report. No franchisor may sell or offer to sell a franchise in this State if (1) the franchisee is domiciled in this State or (2) the offer of the franchise is made or accepted in this State and the franchise business is or will be located in this State, unless the franchisor has registered the franchise with the Administrator by filing such form of notification and disclosure statement as required under Section 16.
    The registration of a franchise shall become effective on the 21st day after the date of the filing of the required materials, unless the Administrator has denied registration under subdivision (a)(3) of Section 22.
    The registration of a franchise shall expire 120 days after the franchisor's fiscal year end. Annually, but not later than one business day before the registration expires, the franchisor shall file the disclosure statement updated as of the date of the franchisor's prior fiscal year end.
(Source: P.A. 96-648, eff. 10-1-09.)