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(720 ILCS 5/49-3)
Governmental uneconomic practices.
(a) It is unlawful for the State of Illinois, any political subdivision
thereof, or any municipality therein, or any officer, agent or employee of
the State of Illinois, any political subdivision thereof or any
municipality therein, to sell to or procure for sale or have in its or his
or her possession or under its or his or her control for sale to any officer, agent or
employee of the State or any political subdivision thereof or municipality
therein any article, material, product or merchandise of whatsoever nature,
excepting meals, public services and such specialized appliances and
paraphernalia as may be required for the safety or health of such officers,
agents or employees.
(b) The provisions of this Section shall not apply to the State, any
political subdivision thereof or municipality therein, nor to any officer,
agent or employee of the State, or of any such subdivision or municipality
while engaged in any recreational, health, welfare, relief, safety or
educational activities furnished by the State, or any such political
subdivision or municipality.
(c) Sentence. A violation of this Section is a
Class B misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 97-1108, eff. 1-1-13.)