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(240 ILCS 30/) Salvage Warehouse and Salvage Warehouse Store Act.

240 ILCS 30/0.1

    (240 ILCS 30/0.1) (from Ch. 114, par. 400.1)
    Sec. 0.1. This Act shall be known and may be cited as the Salvage Warehouse and Salvage Warehouse Store Act.
(Source: P.A. 84-361.)

240 ILCS 30/1

    (240 ILCS 30/1) (from Ch. 114, par. 401)
    Sec. 1. Definitions. As used in this Act, unless the context otherwise requires:
    "Salvage Warehouse or Salvage Warehouse Store" means any establishment, building, or premises utilized to receive and store or redistribute partially damaged food, alcoholic liquor, drugs, medical devices, or cosmetics from fires, floods, storms, train wrecks, truck wrecks, manufacturer closeouts or damaged from any other source whatsoever. This also includes any establishment, building or premises established or utilized to prepare such partially damaged food products, drugs, medical devices, or cosmetics for sale or distribution to consumers.
    "Article of food" means any article used for food or drink or condiment by man whether simple, mixed or compound, or any article used or intended for use as an ingredient in the composition or preparation thereof.
    "Alcoholic liquor" includes alcohol, spirits, wine and beer, and every liquid or solid, patented or not, containing alcohol spirits, wine or beer, and capable of being consumed by a human being.
    "Drug" means (1) articles recognized in the official United States Pharmacopoeia, National Formulary, official Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States, United States Dispensatory, or Remington's Practice of Pharmacy, or any supplement to any of them; (2) articles intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of disease; (3) articles (other than food) intended to affect the structure or any function of the body of man or other animals; and (4) articles intended for use as a component of any article specified in clause (1), (2) or (3). "Drug" does not include devices or their components, parts or accessories.
    "Cosmetic" means (1) articles intended to be rubbed on, poured on, sprinkled on or sprayed on, introduced into or otherwise applied to the human body or any part thereof for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness or altering the appearance; and (2) articles intended for use as a component of any such articles, except that such term does not include soap.
    An article of food, liquor, drugs, medical device or cosmetics is "For Salvage" when it is damaged in any way and is delivered to and comes into the possession or custody of the licensee of a Salvage Warehouse or Salvage Warehouse Store.
    "Department" means the Department of Public Health of the State of Illinois.
    "Director" means the Director of the Department.
    "Medical device" means any instrument defined as a "device" in the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, as amended (21 U.S.C.A. 301 et seq.).
    "Not for profit corporation" means any corporation as defined in the General Not For Profit Corporation Act of 1986, as now or hereafter amended.
    "Religious corporation" means any corporation as defined in "An Act concerning corporations", approved April 18, 1872, as now or hereafter amended.
(Source: P.A. 86-704.)

240 ILCS 30/2

    (240 ILCS 30/2) (from Ch. 114, par. 402)
    Sec. 2. Licenses, application, examination, issuance. No person, firm, or corporation shall maintain or operate a salvage warehouse or warehouse store without having a license therefor issued by the Department. Any person, firm or corporation desiring such a license shall make written application to the Department on forms prescribed by the Department for that purpose, stating the location of the salvage warehouse or salvage warehouse store. The Director thereupon, shall cause an examination to be made of said salvage warehouse and, if it be found by him or his agents to be in a proper sanitary condition and otherwise properly equipped for its intended use, he shall issue a license authorizing the applicant to operate the same as a salvage warehouse or salvage warehouse store. The license shall be issued upon payment by the applicant of a license fee of $100 per annum to the Department. Any person, firm or corporation which is a not for profit corporation or a religious corporation may apply for a license as a salvage warehouse or salvage warehouse store. Such not for profit corporations or religious corporations shall be exempt from the license fee of $100 per annum. All such licenses, including licenses exempt from the license fee, shall expire on December 31st of each year and shall be renewed only upon application made to the Department and accompanied by the required fee, if applicable.
(Source: P.A. 86-704.)

240 ILCS 30/3

    (240 ILCS 30/3) (from Ch. 114, par. 403)
    Sec. 3. Revocation or suspension of license. In case any salvage warehouse or salvage warehouse store, or any part thereof, is at any time deemed by the Department, to be in an unsanitary condition, or not properly equipped for its intended use, the Department shall notify the licensee of such condition and upon the failure of the licensee to put such salvage warehouse or salvage warehouse store in a sanitary condition or to properly equip the same for its intended use, within a time to be designated by the Director, the license may be revoked or suspended by the Director in the manner provided in Sections 9 and 10 of this Act until such licensed premises shall conform to the laws of Illinois and the rules and regulations of the Department of Public Health adopted under this Act.
(Source: P.A. 83-175.)

240 ILCS 30/4

    (240 ILCS 30/4) (from Ch. 114, par. 404)
    Sec. 4. Inspection and supervision. The Department shall inspect all salvage warehouses and salvage warehouse stores, and make such inspection of articles of food, liquor, drugs, medical devices and cosmetics therein as it considers necessary to secure the proper enforcement of this Act, and shall have access to all salvage warehouses at all reasonable times. Each warehouse shall be examined or inspected at least annually. The Department shall set and cause to be collected a fee of $50 for each examination or inspection and for warehouses exceeding 10,000 square feet an additional fee of not more than $30 for each additional 10,000 square feet or portion thereof, except that salvage warehouses and salvage warehouse stores licensed to not for profit corporations or religious corporations shall be exempt from such examination fee or inspection fee and shall also be exempt from the annual inspection required by this Act, though the Department may conduct periodic inspections of such salvage warehouses and salvage warehouse stores at a frequency determined by the risk presented by the salvaged items to the consumer or user. The Director shall appoint such persons as he considers qualified to make any inspection under this Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-704.)

240 ILCS 30/5

    (240 ILCS 30/5) (from Ch. 114, par. 405)
    Sec. 5. Articles unfit for human consumption. No article of food or drug intended for human consumption and no medical device or cosmetic intended for human use shall be kept in any salvage warehouse or salvage warehouse store if such article is unfit for human consumption or use or may not reasonably be expected to keep wholesome for human consumption or use, nor shall it be offered for sale at retail unless it complies with standards promulgated by the Department of Public Health.
(Source: P.A. 84-361.)

240 ILCS 30/6

    (240 ILCS 30/6) (from Ch. 114, par. 406)
    Sec. 6. Length of storage period. No person, firm or corporation shall keep or permit to remain in any salvage warehouse or salvage warehouse store any article of food, drug, medical device or cosmetic which has been held in a salvage warehouse within the State for a longer period than the reasonable shelf life of the item, but in no event, for a period longer than 12 months, except with the written approval of the Director.
(Source: P.A. 84-361.)

240 ILCS 30/7

    (240 ILCS 30/7) (from Ch. 114, par. 407)
    Sec. 7. Transfer of food to another warehouse. It is unlawful to transfer any article of food, alcoholic liquor, drug, medical device or cosmetic for salvage from one salvage warehouse or salvage warehouse store to another within the State of Illinois if such transfer is made for the purpose of avoiding the provisions of Section 6 of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 84-361.)

240 ILCS 30/8

    (240 ILCS 30/8) (from Ch. 114, par. 408)
    Sec. 8. Rules and regulations.
    The Department shall make and enforce reasonable rules and regulations necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act. Such rules and regulations shall be kept in the Director's office and shall be filed and shall take effect as provided in "An Act concerning administrative rules," approved June 14, 1951, as heretofore or hereafter amended.
(Source: Laws 1963, p. 1999.)

240 ILCS 30/9

    (240 ILCS 30/9) (from Ch. 114, par. 409)
    Sec. 9. The Department may upon its own motion and shall upon the verified complaint in writing of any person setting forth facts which if proved would constitute grounds for refusal, suspension or revocation under this Act, investigate the actions of any applicant or any person or persons holding or claiming to hold a license. The Department shall, before refusing to issue or renew, and before suspension or revocation of a license, at least 10 days prior to the date set for the hearing, notify in writing the applicant for or holder of a license, hereinafter called the respondent, that a hearing will be held on the date designated to determine whether the respondent is privileged to hold such license, and shall afford the respondent an opportunity to be heard in person or by counsel in reference hereto. Such written notice may be served by delivery of the same personally to the respondent, or by mailing the same by registered or certified mail to the place of business last theretofore specified by the respondent in the last notification to the Department. At the time and place fixed in the notice, the Department shall proceed to hear the charges and both the respondent and the complainant shall be accorded ample opportunity to present in person or by counsel such statements, testimony, evidence and argument as may be pertinent to the charges or to any defense thereto. The Department may continue such hearing from time to time.
    The Department, over the signature of the Director is authorized to subpoena and bring before the Department any person or persons in this State and to take testimony either orally or by deposition or by exhibit, with the same fees and mileage and in the same manner as prescribed by law in judicial proceedings in civil cases in circuit courts of this State.
    The Director may administer oaths to witnesses at any hearing which the Department is authorized by law to conduct.
(Source: P.A. 83-338.)

240 ILCS 30/10

    (240 ILCS 30/10) (from Ch. 114, par. 410)
    Sec. 10. The Department, at its expense, shall provide a stenographer to take down the testimony and preserve a record of all proceedings at the hearing of any case involving the refusal to issue or renew, or the suspension or revocation of a license. The notice of hearing, complaint and all other documents in the nature of pleadings and written motions filed in the proceedings, the transcript of testimony, and orders of the Department shall be the record of such proceedings. Any interested person may purchase a copy of the transcript of the record from the certified shorthand reporter who prepared the record.
    In any case involving the refusal to issue or renew or the suspension or revocation of a license, a copy of the Department's report shall be served upon the respondent by the Department, either personally or by registered or certified mail as provided in this Act for the service of the notice of hearing. Within 20 days after such service, the respondent may present to the Department a motion in writing for a rehearing, which written motion shall specify the particular grounds therefor. If no motion for rehearing is filed, then upon the expiration of the time specified for filing such a motion, or if a motion for rehearing is denied, then upon such denial, the Director may enter an order. If the respondent shall order and pay for a transcript of the record within the time for filing a motion for rehearing, the 20 day period within which such a motion may be filed shall commence upon the delivery of the transcript to the respondent.
(Source: P.A. 81-750.)

240 ILCS 30/11

    (240 ILCS 30/11) (from Ch. 114, par. 411)
    Sec. 11. Any circuit court may, upon application of the Director or of the applicant or licensee against whom proceedings under Section 9 of this Act are pending, enter an order requiring the attendance of witnesses and their testimony, and the production of documents, papers, files, books and records in connection with any hearing in any proceedings under that section. The court may compel obedience to its order by proceedings for contempt.
(Source: P.A. 83-334.)

240 ILCS 30/12

    (240 ILCS 30/12) (from Ch. 114, par. 412)
    Sec. 12. The provisions of the Administrative Review Law, and all amendments and modifications thereof, and the rules adopted pursuant thereto, shall apply to and govern all proceedings for the judicial review of final administrative decisions of the Department hereunder. The term "Administrative Decision" is defined as in Section 3-101 of the Code of Civil Procedure.
(Source: P.A. 82-783.)

240 ILCS 30/13

    (240 ILCS 30/13) (from Ch. 114, par. 413)
    Sec. 13. Penalties.
    Any person, firm or corporation that violates any provisions of this Act or the rules and regulations adopted pursuant thereto, shall be guilty of a petty offense.
(Source: P.A. 77-2219.)

240 ILCS 30/14

    (240 ILCS 30/14) (from Ch. 114, par. 414)
    Sec. 14. All fines imposed and collected under this Act shall be paid within 30 days after such collection to the Department and by it paid into the State Treasury.
(Source: Laws 1963, p. 1999.)