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(815 ILCS 325/4.3)
Purchases of copper.
A recyclable metal dealer shall not pay cash in payment for any copper, including copper tubing or wiring, having a value of $100 or more. Payment for these materials must be made as follows:
(1) by check or money order;
(2) the payee on the check or money order shall be
the same person as the seller who conducted the transaction;
(3) if the seller is a business, then the recyclable
metal dealer shall make the check or money order payable to the company, and not to any individual employee or agent of the company.
(Source: P.A. 97-923, eff. 1-1-13.)