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(720 ILCS 5/49-2)
Business use of military terms.
(a) It is unlawful for any person, concern, firm or corporation to use
in the name, or description of the name, of any privately operated
mercantile establishment which may or may not be engaged principally in the
buying and selling of equipment or materials of the Government of the
United States or any of its departments, agencies or military services, the
terms "Army", "Navy", "Marine", "Coast Guard", "Government", "GI", "PX" or
any terms denoting a branch of the government, either independently or in
connection or conjunction with any other word or words, letter or insignia
which import or imply that the products so described are or were made for
the United States government or in accordance with government
specifications or requirements, or of government materials, or that these
products have been disposed of by the United States government as surplus
or rejected stock.
(b) Sentence. A violation of this Section is a petty offense with a fine of not less than
$25.00 nor more than $500 for the first conviction, and not less than $500
or more than $1000 for each subsequent conviction.
(Source: P.A. 97-1108, eff. 1-1-13.)