TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1210 COLLECTION AGENCY ACT
SECTION 1210.237 FEES
Section 1210.237 Fees
a) The following fees shall be paid to the Division and are not refundable:
1) Application Fees
A) The fee for application for a certificate of registration as a collection agency is $750.
B) The fee for application for a certificate of registration to operate as a branch office is $250.
2) Renewal Fees
A) The fee for the 3-year renewal of a certificate of registration as a collection agency is $750.
B) The fee for the 3-year renewal of a certificate of registration for a branch office is $150.
3) General Fees
A) The fee for the restoration of a license is $50 plus payment of all lapsed renewal fees.
B) The fee for the issuance of a duplicate certificate of registration, for the issuance of a replacement certificate for a certificate that has been lost or destroyed, or for the issuance of a certificate with a change of name or address other than during the renewal period is $20. No fee is required for name and address changes on Division records when no duplicate license is issued.
C) The fee for a certification of a registrant's record for any purpose is $20.
D) The fee for a wall certificate showing registration shall be the actual cost of producing the certificate.
E) The fee for a roster of registrants shall be the actual cost of producing the roster.
b) All fees collected under the Act and this Part shall be deposited into the General Professions Dedicated Fund. All monies in the fund shall be used by the Division, as appropriated, for the ordinary and contingent expenses of the Division.
c) Returned Checks
1) Any person who delivers a check or other payment to the Division that is returned to the Division unpaid by the financial institution upon which it is drawn shall pay to the Division, in addition to the amount already owed to the Division, a fee of $50.
2) The fees imposed by this Section are in addition to any other discipline provided under the Act for unlicensed practice or practice on a nonrenewed license. The Division shall notify the person that fees shall be paid to the Department by certified check or money order within 30 calendar days after the notification.
3) If, after the expiration of 30 days from the date of notification the person has failed to submit the necessary remittance, the Division shall automatically terminate the license or certificate or deny the application, without hearing.
4) If, after termination or denial, the person seeks a license or certificate, he or she shall apply to the Division for restoration or issuance of the license or certificate and pay all fees due to the Department. The Director may waive the fees due under this Section in individual cases when the Director finds the fees would be unreasonable or unnecessarily burdensome.
(Source: Amended at 35 Ill. Reg. 12872, effective July 20, 2011)