(815 ILCS 705/24) (from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 1724)
    Sec. 24. Civil penalties. In lieu of any penalty provided pursuant to Section 25 of this Act, and in addition to an action pursuant to subsection (b) of Section 22 of this Act, the Administrator may bring an action in the name and on behalf of the people of the State against any person, trustee, manager or other officer or agent of a corporation, or against a corporation, domestic or foreign, to recover a penalty in a sum not to exceed $50,000 per violation for the doing in this State of any act herein declared illegal. The action must be brought within 3 years after the commission of the act upon which it is based.
(Source: P.A. 85-551.)